DescriptionWarsong is the only title of a series of famous strategy games, known as Langrisser in Japan, to ever see an official release outside of Japan. It is set in a typical medieval fantasy setting and features traditional turn-based combat. The player controls several generals who can command up to eight different units ranging from ordinary soldiers and archers to more exotic creatures like mermen or lizards.The generals fight alongside their units, however they are much more powerful and are able to use more diverse commands than just moving and attacking, like recovering a small amount of HP or casting spells. Each unit has certain strengths and weaknesses; for example soldiers are good against archers but weak against cavalry etc. Combat is also influenced heavily by terrain types. When two units engage in combat a small animation, similar to those seen in Advance Wars or Fire Emblem, is shown.
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- "ラングリッサー・光輝の末裔" -- Japanese spelling
- "Lungrisser" -- Japanese title (alternate spelling)
- "Langrisser" -- Japanese title
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|The Original Langrisser game||Genesis||Kevin Johnson (84)|
|The most enjoyable gem I've ever played. Period.||Genesis||lado (28)|
|All Game Guide||Genesis||1999||90|
|Hardcore Gaming 101||Genesis||2000||9 out of 10||90|
|Power Play||Genesis||May, 1992||88 out of 100||88|
|Video Games||Genesis||May, 1992||88 out of 100||88|
|Play Time||Genesis||Apr, 1992||87 out of 100||87|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Genesis||Oct, 1991||10 out of 12||83|
|Megablast||Genesis||1993||80 out of 100||80|
|Sega-16.com||Genesis||Jan 16, 2006||8 out of 10||80|
|Legendra||Genesis||Sep 17, 2005||70|
|RPGFan||Genesis||Mar 14, 2001||68 out of 100||68|
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