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Ys III: Wanderers from Ys (TurboGrafx CD)

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Description

Adol Christin's long-time friend, Dogi, wishes to return to his home town of Redmont after hearing about strange disturbances that are happening there. Always looking for an adventure, Adol joins him and soon finds out the cause of this new evil.

Ys III: Wanderers from Ys breaks away from the "bumping into enemies" battle system of the first two games, allowing Adol to control his sword in a variety of directions. Beside changing the battle system, the game's perspective switches to a side-scrolling view, as opposed to the top-down one of the previous games. Adol also has the ability to jump now. New to the series is the use of magical rings, which give Adol different powering-up abilities such as healing and shielding. The game also uses various key items found along the way to solve minor puzzles and progress the story.

Screenshots

Ys III: Wanderers from Ys TurboGrafx CD Shall we start!
Ys III: Wanderers from Ys TurboGrafx CD Elena with Brother Chester
Ys III: Wanderers from Ys TurboGrafx CD All I need is a miracle
Ys III: Wanderers from Ys TurboGrafx CD Traveling on the map

Alternate Titles

  • "伊蘇國3" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)
  • "伊苏III" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Ys: Wanderers from Ys" -- Japanese MSX title
  • "Ys III" -- Genesis title
  • "Ys-3: Wanderer from Ys" -- PC-88/98 in-game title
  • "イースIII ワンダラーズ フロム イース" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Adol, I have a feeling we are not exploring any more Oleg Roschin (164804) 3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars

The Press Says

Pixel-Heroes.de Oct, 2003 8 out of 10 80
RPGFan Dec 26, 1998 80 out of 100 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Nov, 1991 7.5 out of 10 75
RPGFan Aug 15, 2001 74 out of 100 74

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Trivia

On January 7th, 2005, fan translation group Vice Translations released a complete Japanese-to-English patch for the Nintendo version.
Oleg Roschin (164804) added Ys III: Wanderers from Ys (TurboGrafx CD) on Dec 20, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Tibes80 (1495), Terok Nor (17834) and Oleg Roschin (164804)