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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 Alundra is having a dream
Alundra PlayStation The intro switches between animé scenes and what looks like a trailer for the game itself
Alundra PlayStation A sinking town
Alundra PlayStation Alundra

Promo Images

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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 (36)

Critic Reviews

Cheat Code Central PlayStation 2004 4.5 out of 5 90
Official UK PlayStation Magazine PlayStation 1998 9 out of 10 90
GamePro (US) PlayStation Nov 24, 2000 4.5 out of 5 90
Ultra Game Players PlayStation Jan, 1998 9 out of 10 90
Ultra Game Players PlayStation 1998 89 out of 100 89
RPGFan PSP Nov 10, 2010 87 out of 100 87
RPGFan PlayStation Jan 06, 2000 87 out of 100 87
RPGFan PlayStation 3 Nov 11, 2010 87 out of 100 87
Gamereactor (Denmark) PlayStation Aug 12, 1998 8 out of 10 80
Absolute Playstation PlayStation Jul, 1998 80 out of 100 80


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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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