What is your position on crowd funded games? (e.g., Kickstarter, Early Access on Steam)

Rastan (SEGA Master System)

100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
5 point score based on user ratings.
Not an American user?


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.


Rastan SEGA Master System A spike club in the face will show him.
Rastan SEGA Master System Don't fall
Rastan SEGA Master System A boss behind the gate
Rastan SEGA Master System climbed the rope

Alternate Titles

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

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

There are no reviews for the SEGA Master System release of this game. You can use the links below to write your own review or read reviews for the other platforms of this game.

The Press Says

The Video Game Critic Feb 17, 2002 A 100
Retrogaming.it Apr 25, 2009 9 out of 10 90
Pixel-Heroes.de Apr, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Retrogaming History Apr 25, 2009 9 out of 10 90
Sega8bit.com Dec 04, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Defunct Games Aug 23, 2009 80 out of 100 80
1UP! Feb 08, 2008 79 out of 100 79
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Apr, 1989 784 out of 1000 78
Power Play Jan, 1990 64 out of 100 64
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Sep, 1989 24 out of 40 60


There are currently no topics for this game.


ST and Amiga conversions were planned, and advertised as 'coming soon' at one point, but never released, apparently due to 'technical difficulties' (WEC Le Mans never reached those systems for the same reason, yet it was somehow possible to convert both to numerous 8-bit systems?!?).

Indeed, Ocean was working on the conversion and in 2014 a working disk with a demo of Rastan for the Atari ST was found. The demo is running, but far from finished.
Tibes80 (1495) added Rastan (SEGA Master System) on Aug 29, 2003
Other platforms contributed by Quapil (4742), Martin Smith (63162), Pseudo_Intellectual (44554), Macintrash (2511), Игги Друге (43555) and Garcia (4783)