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Gaia series

Group Description

The unofficial game quadrilogy by Quintet and Shade, Inc.

These four action RPG games shared several motifs like the themes of death and resurrection, the characters gods of light and darkness (called Gaia and Dark Gaia respectively) as well as some bosses can be found in more than one of the games. All games also have areas set on Earth. The SNES games even share and reuse some sprites, including the main font. There's also a reoccurring minor character.

According to an interview with Koji Yokota, ActRaiser, Soul Blazer and Illusion of Gaia are connected in scenario writer Tomoyoshi Miyazaki's mind, whereas Terranigma and The Granstream Saga are somewhat different because he was the one who came up with the basic idea for The Granstream Saga while not knowing the history of Terranigma's development.

Selected Covers

The Granstream Saga PlayStation Front Cover
Front cover for The Granstream Saga
Soul Blazer SNES Front Cover
Front cover for Soul Blazer
Terranigma SNES Front Cover
Front cover for Terranigma
Illusion of Gaia SNES Front Cover
Front cover for Illusion of Gaia

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from The Granstream Saga
Title Screen
Screenshot from Soul Blazer
Title screen (JP).
Screenshot from Terranigma
Title
Screenshot from Illusion of Gaia
Game group created by Daedolon (6361), additional games added to group by Hergezod (15459)
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