Light Crusader

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Genesis
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3.6
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Description

In Light Crusader, you play the role of Sir David, a knight in the service of King Frederick. You are sent to the town Green Row to help your king's brother, King Weeden, to discover what has caused the mysterious disappearance of his town people. You must enter and explore huge dungeons in order to find out about an ancient story that has happened many years ago, and to face evil forces who threaten the land.

Light Crusader is an isometric action/puzzle adventure with RPG elements, along the lines of Landstalker. You can talk to townspeople, buy weapons and items, etc. You spend most of the game in dungeons, which are populated by enemies (whom you fight in real-time combat), and which are full of various types of traps and puzzles. You'll often have to jump to access higher levels or platforms, push switches and other objects to help you advance, and solve various physical puzzles.

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Light Crusader Genesis Wow, th king surely sleeps well... and also likes reading
Light Crusader Genesis In a tavern
Light Crusader Genesis Encountering some hostile slimes
Light Crusader Genesis Throne room. Talking to the king

Alternate Titles

  • "Light Crusader: Le Mystère de Green Rod" -- French title
  • "ライトクルセイダー" -- Japanese spelling

User Reviews

Short, but good Genesis Sean Booth (24)

Critic Reviews

Consoles Plus Genesis Sep, 1995 92 out of 100 92
SegaFan.com Genesis Oct 11, 2003 8.5 out of 10 85
Mega Fun Genesis Oct, 1995 83 out of 100 83
Video Games Genesis Sep, 1995 81 out of 100 81
SEGA-Mag (Objectif-SEGA) Genesis Jul 24, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Jeuxvideo.com Genesis Jun 29, 2013 15 out of 20 75
Nintendo Life Wii Dec 08, 2007 7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars 70
IGN Wii Jan 28, 2008 6.5 out of 10 65
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Genesis Nov, 1995 6.3 out of 10 63
GamePro (US) Genesis Jan, 1996 3 out of 5 60

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