DescriptionThe huge Monster Tower stands near the village Monsbaiya. It is populated by vicious monsters, and few dare enter it. But the monsters in the tower lay eggs, and whoever takes possession of such an egg, can tame a monster which will come out of it, and those monsters, called "familiars", will help their tamers in times of danger. Some brave adventurers dared to enter the tower and to take the eggs. One of them was called Guy. He was killed in the monster tower. Now his son Koh is fifteen, and he is allowed to try his luck in the tower.
You control Koh and his party of "familiars" in this unusual "monster-taming" RPG. You must capture the eggs from the tower, bring them home, grow monsters and tame them. During battles, you assign different commands to them. Different species have different abilities and need different approach. The battles system is a mixture of real time and turn based combat. Unlike most other console RPGs, there are no special battle screens.
- "Other Life: Azure Dreams" -- Japanese title
- "アザーライフ アザードリームス" -- Japanese spelling
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|Become the Master Hunter of Monsbaiya, and get the ladies too!||Adelei Wade (4)|
The Press Says
|Super Play||Sep, 1998||84 out of 100||84|
|GamePro (US)||Nov 24, 2000||4 out of 5||80|
|RPGFan||Aug 26, 1998||73 out of 100||73|
|GameSpot||Jul 22, 1998||7.3 out of 10||73|
|IGN||Aug 24, 1998||7 out of 10||70|
|Mega Fun||Aug, 1998||63 out of 100||63|
|RPGDreamers||2002||5 out of 10||50|
|All Game Guide||1998||40|
|Legendra||Feb 08, 2004||40|
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TriviaThis game combines the more traditional Japanese RPG elements with those of a dating sim. Further, a part of the game was removed for the American version. This portion of the game had the main character marrying the girl of his choice. Since the character and all the female characters were roughly 14-17, this obviously didn't sit well.
Related Web Sites
- Wikipedia: Azure Dreams (Information about Azure Dreams at Wikipedia)