Phantasy Star II: Yushis's Adventure
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|Phantasy Star II: Yushis's Adventure|
|System(s): Sega Mega Drive|
|Number of players: 1|
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Phantasy Star II: Yushis's Adventure (ファンタシースターII テキストアドベンチャー ユーシスの冒険) is a Sega Mega Drive graphic text adventure game developed and published by Sega. Initially released exclusively via the Japanese Sega Game Toshokan online game service in April 1991, it was later re-released as part of the Sega Mega-CD title Game no Kanzume Vol. 2 and the Sony PlayStation 2 title Sega Ages 2500 Series Vol. 32: Phantasy Star Complete Collection, and was also released as as part of Sega's B-Club service.
Available as part of an eight-game series collectively known as the Phantasy Star II Text Adventures, Phantasy Star II: Yushis's Adventure concerns the story of the player's companion and party member Yushi (also known as Eusis or Rolf) from the 1989 role-playing game Phantasy Star II.
The first half of the game takes place in the winter of AW 1274, about 10 years before the events of Phantasy Star II. The second half takes place 8 years onward.
Rolf (Japanese: ユーシス (Yūshisu or Eusis)) is a government agent working out of the town of Paseo on Motavia, and the main character of Phantasy Star II. This text adventure describes Rolf's childhood as a young and talented, but conceited sword prodigy, detailing his rescue of a childhood friend, eventually leading up to his induction as an agent in duty of the government.
Each of the Phantasy Star II Text Adventure games had identical gameplay mechanics which were. On the screen are small graphics showing an on-screen event as well as a textual description of it. The player can progress through the game using the "Move", "Look", "Take", "Use", and "Drop" commands. The player also has HP, which factors into battle sequences, and MST (Meseta), currency used in shops.
Each of the Phantasy Star II Text Adventure Games has a fan translation by M.I.J.E.T.
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