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Alundra is a boy who can step into other people's dreams. His own dreams tell him to go to the village Inoa. The ship on which Alundra is coming to the village goes down, but Alundra himself is washed up on a beach near the village. There, a blacksmith Jess takes care of him and treats him like his own son. But Alundra, stepping into the dreams of the village people, understands there's a danger somewhere. The people have horrible nightmares, and only Alundra can find out what they mean...

Alundra is an action game with light RPG elements, somewhat similar to the Zelda series. It uses real-time combat and includes some platforming and environmental puzzles. A big part of the game is spent in dungeons (reached through an overhead map), where the player has to solve puzzles in order to proceed. During the course of the game, various new items, spells and special attacks are found which have to be used to solve new puzzles or get to previously unreachable places.


Alundra PlayStation In the desert of despair, using the sandcape to pass under narrow passages
Alundra PlayStation Talking to people
Alundra PlayStation Alundra can jump down anywhere, even on the roofs.
Alundra PlayStation Fighting turtles

Promo Images

Alundra Screenshot
Alundra Magazine Advertisement
Alundra Screenshot
Alundra Magazine Advertisement

Alternate Titles

  • "The Adventures of Alundra" -- European title
  • "アランドラ" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Brilliant literary epic, despite the graphics PlayStation Mentifisto (34)

Critic Reviews

Playnation PlayStation 1998 91 out of 100 91
RPGamer PlayStation 2002 9 out of 10 90
Video Gamers First PlayStation 2001 9 out of 10 90
Digitally Downloaded PlayStation 3 Sep 04, 2012 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
GameSpot PlayStation Jan 08, 1998 8.8 out of 10 88
RPGFan PlayStation Jan 06, 2000 87 out of 100 87
IGN PlayStation Jan 08, 1998 8.5 out of 10 85
Legendra PlayStation May 27, 2009 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gaming Entertainment Monthly PlayStation Feb, 1998 68 out of 100 68 PlayStation Oct 05, 1998 11 out of 20 55


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  • Interactive Achievement Awards (Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences)
    • 1998 – Console Role Playing Game of the Year – Nominated

Related Web Sites

  • Alundra (Page with all things Alundra.)
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