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Rastan

MobyRank MobyScore
ZX Spectrum
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3.5
Game Gear
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Amstrad CPC
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3.3
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Description

Rastan features five levels of hacking and slashing gameplay with a boss at the end of each level. Numerous enemies assault you on your journey such as flying demons, chimeras, valkyries, piranhas, skeleton undead and more. Fight through to the end and save the land of Lograth from certain doom.

The game features different weapons such axes, maces and fire swords, each with its own attributes like extended range or attack power. Armour can also be picked up in the forms shields, cloaks and armour, reducing the damage from enemy attacks. Other items include rings (increase the speed of your weapon) and jewelery for bonus points.

Screenshots

Rastan Commodore 64 Level 5B
Rastan Amstrad CPC Surrounded by water
Rastan DOS Title screen
Rastan ZX Spectrum Hopping across some platforms

Alternate Titles

  • "Rastan Saga" -- Japanese title
  • "ラスタン・サーガ" -- Japanese Spelling

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User Reviews

Not the best platformer around DOS *Katakis* (37818)
Thoroughly mediocre platform action. DOS Tomer Gabel (4388)

The Press Says

The Video Game Critic SEGA Master System Feb 17, 2002 A 100
Retro Spirit Games Arcade May 26, 2013 10 Stars10 Stars10 Stars10 Stars10 Stars10 Stars10 Stars10 Stars10 Stars10 Stars 100
Retrogaming History SEGA Master System Apr 25, 2009 9 out of 10 90
Retrogaming.it SEGA Master System Apr 25, 2009 9 out of 10 90
Computer and Video Games (CVG) ZX Spectrum Oct, 1990 87 out of 100 87
Defunct Games SEGA Master System Aug 23, 2009 80 out of 100 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Oct, 1990 77 out of 100 77
Power Play Commodore 64 Feb, 1988 6.5 out of 10 65
Power Play Game Gear Nov, 1991 52 out of 100 52
Oberoende COMputer (S) Commodore 64 May 26, 1988 5 out of 100 5

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Trivia

The instruction manual for the Master System version of this game is notorious for containing several nude female enemies (Harpie, Meduza, Gorgon), which have bare breasts and what appears to be pubic hair.
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