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Albert Odyssey: Legend of Eldean
Publisher: Working Designs (US), Sunsoft (JP)
Developer:
System(s): Sega Saturn
Sound driver: SCSP/CD-DA (21 tracks)
Genre: RPG































Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Saturn
JP
¥6,500 T-1514G
Sega Saturn
JP (Shokai Press Gentei)
¥6,500 T-1507G
Sega Saturn
JP (Satakore)
¥2,800 T-1517G
Sega Saturn
US
$? T-12705H
Sega Saturn
KR
₩? T-26804H-08



Albert Odyssey: Legend of Eldean, known as Albert Odyssey Gaiden: Legend of Eldean (アルバートオデッセイ外伝 ~レジェンド オブ エルディーン~) in Japan, is an RPG for the Sega Saturn.

Production credits

Japanese version

  • Main Program: Ganchan
  • Field Program: Hiroaki Atsumi
  • Battle Program: Hiroya Matsugami
  • System Program: Akihiro Asada
  • Event Program: Ganchan
  • Menu Program: Akihiro Asada
  • Openning demo Program: Hiroya Matsugami
  • Title logo Program: Hiroaki Atsumi
  • Tool Program: Ganchan
  • Chief Designer: Yoshiaki Iwata
  • Town Map Design: Ichi, Tadashi Kozima, Noriaki Kitamura
  • Town Character Design: SP Taka, Takeshi Koshino, Kazumasa Yoshihara
  • Field Map Design: Tadashi Kozima
  • Battle Design: Yoshiaki Iwata
  • Battle BG Design: Sayuri Miyazaki
  • Battle Character Design: Kazumasa Yoshihara, Maya Himeno
  • Pochi is No. 1: Sayuri Miyazaki
  • Event Design: SP Taka, Takeshi Koshino
  • Event demo Design: Noriaki Kitamura
  • Assistant Designer: Nobuhide Suzuki, Tsuyoshi Tanigawa, Ai Tashita, Masaaki Sato, Chiharu Kaneko, Maki Fukunaga
  • Super chimpanzee: Maya Himeno
  • 3D modeler: Yoshiaki Iwata
  • Original Character Design: Hiroyuki Karashima
  • Illustration: Toshiyuki Kubooka, Akari Funato
  • Music Composer: Naoki Kodaka
  • Sound Director / Sound Program / Sound Effect: NAO
  • Sound Effect: Kengo Sakurai, Atsushi Takada
  • Violin: Yayoi Sakiyama
  • Flute: Yoko Niwa
  • Oboe & English Horn: Kaori Miyazawa
  • Guitar: Shigeru Watanabe
  • Percussion: Masato Nishimura
  • Keyboard: Wataru Iwamoto
  • Synthesizer Programing: Naoki Kodaka
  • Recording Engineer: Masato Nishimura
  • Recoroed at: Music Farm Studio
  • Voice actor & actress: Osamu Nakamoto, Tokishige Tsujimura, Hironori Tsuboi, Yoshiyuki Kudo, Ryuji Tanaka, Yoko Okochi, Mariko Masuda, Yoko Ito
  • Voice coordinator: Hideo Zaitsu (Mediabarn)
  • Scenario Writer: Tsuyoshi Matsumoto
  • Scenario Supervisor: Tatsuo Mori
  • Technical Support: Akito Takeuchi
  • Promotion Planner: Hideyuki Kato
  • Planning & Promotion: Hideyuki Kato, Tatsuo Mori
  • Public relations: Hideyuki Kato, Hideo Yamamoto, Tatsuo Mori, Izumi Imazeki, Miyuki Kawakami
  • Printing: Kazuyuki Watanabe, Mamoru Goto, Tatsuya Sakurai, Kenichi Oshika
  • Marketing & Sales: Masaru Aoyanagi, Makoto Kawashita, Hirokazu Yokochi, Hideaki Takahashi
  • Special thanks: Etsuko Masuda, Akie Hattori
  • Boss: Masato Kawai
  • Executive producer: Kiharu Yoshida


GanchanHiroaki AtsumiHiroya MatsugamiAkihiro AsadaGanchanAkihiro AsadaHiroya MatsugamiHiroaki AtsumiGanchanYoshiaki IwataIchi, Tadashi Kozima, Noriaki KitamuraSP Taka, Takeshi Koshino, Kazumasa YoshiharaTadashi KozimaYoshiaki IwataSayuri MiyazakiKazumasa Yoshihara, Maya HimenoSayuri MiyazakiSP Taka, Takeshi KoshinoNoriaki KitamuraNobuhide Suzuki, Tsuyoshi Tanigawa, Ai Tashita, Masaaki Sato, Chiharu Kaneko, Maki FukunagaMaya HimenoYoshiaki IwataHiroyuki KarashimaToshiyuki Kubooka, Akari FunatoNaoki KodakaNAOKengo Sakurai, Atsushi TakadaYayoi SakiyamaYoko NiwaKaori MiyazawaShigeru WatanabeMasato NishimuraWataru IwamotoNaoki KodakaMasato NishimuraMusic Farm StudioOsamu Nakamoto, Tokishige Tsujimura, Hironori Tsuboi, Yoshiyuki Kudo, Ryuji Tanaka, Yoko Okochi, Mariko Masuda, Yoko ItoHideo Zaitsu (Mediabarn)Tsuyoshi MatsumotoTatsuo MoriAkito TakeuchiHideyuki KatoHideyuki Kato, Tatsuo MoriHideyuki Kato, Hideo Yamamoto, Tatsuo Mori, Izumi Imazeki, Miyuki KawakamiKazuyuki Watanabe, Mamoru Goto, Tatsuya Sakurai, Kenichi OshikaMasaru Aoyanagi, Makoto Kawashita, Hirokazu Yokochi, Hideaki TakahashiEtsuko Masuda, Akie HattoriMasato KawaiKiharu Yoshida

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Overseas version

Japan Staff
  • Main Program: Ganchan
  • Field Program: Hiroaki Atsumi
  • Battle Program: Hiroya Matsugami
  • System Program: Akihiro Asada
  • Event Program: Ganchan
  • Menu Program: Akihiro Asada
  • Opening demo Program: Hiroya Matsugami
  • Title logo Program: Hiroaki Atsumi
  • Tool Program: Ganchan
  • Chief Designer: Yoshiaki Iwata
  • Town Map Design: Ichi, Tadashi Kozima, Noriaki Kitamura
  • Town Character Design: SP Taka, Takeshi Koshino, Kazumasa Yoshihara
  • Field Map Design: Tadashi Kozima
  • Battle Design: Yoshiaki Iwata
  • Battle BG Design: Sayuri Miyazaki
  • Battle Character Design: Kazumasa Yoshihara, Maya Himeno
  • Event Design: SP Taka, Takeshi Koshino
  • Event demo Design: Noriaki Kitamura
  • Assistant Designer: Nobuhide Suzuki, Tsuyoshi Tanigawa, Ai Tashita, Masaaki Sato, Chiharu Kaneko, Maki Fukunaga
  • 3D modeler: Yoshiaki Iwata
  • Original Character Design: Hiroyuki Karashima
  • Illustration: Toshiyuki Kubooka, Akari Funato
  • Music Composer: Naoki Kodaka
  • Sound Director / Sound Program / Sound Effect: NAO
  • Sound Effect: Kengo Sakurai, Atsushi Takada
  • Violin: Yayoi Sakiyama
  • Flute: Yoko Niwa
  • Oboe & English Horn: Kaori Miyazawa
  • Guitar: Shigeru Watanabe
  • Percussion: Masato Nishimura
  • Keyboard: Wataru Iwamoto
  • Synthesizer Programing: Naoki Kodaka
  • Recording Engineer: Masato Nishimura
  • Recorded at: Music Farm Studio
  • Scenario Writer: Tsuyoshi Matsumoto
  • Scenario Supervisor: Tatsuo Mori
  • Technical Support: Akito Takeuchi
  • Boss: Masato Kawai
  • Executive producer: Kiharu Yoshida
USA Staff
  • Producer: Victor Ireland
  • Programmer: Tim Trzepacz
  • Sound Editing: Bill King
  • Translation: Akiko S. Peterson, Zach Meston, Victor Ireland, Tim Trzepacz
  • Voice Actors: Kathy Emma, Keith Lack, Wilson Smith, Katie Staeck, Jenny Stigile
  • Playtesting: Bonnie Shirley, Eric "Pottle" Brewer
  • Manual Design: Don Shirley
  • Sales: Kelly Knight


GanchanHiroaki AtsumiHiroya MatsugamiAkihiro AsadaGanchanAkihiro AsadaHiroya MatsugamiHiroaki AtsumiGanchanYoshiaki IwataIchi, Tadashi Kozima, Noriaki KitamuraSP Taka, Takeshi Koshino, Kazumasa YoshiharaTadashi KozimaYoshiaki IwataSayuri MiyazakiKazumasa Yoshihara, Maya HimenoSP Taka, Takeshi KoshinoNoriaki KitamuraNobuhide Suzuki, Tsuyoshi Tanigawa, Ai Tashita, Masaaki Sato, Chiharu Kaneko, Maki FukunagaYoshiaki IwataHiroyuki KarashimaToshiyuki Kubooka, Akari FunatoNaoki KodakaNAOKengo Sakurai, Atsushi TakadaYayoi SakiyamaYoko NiwaKaori MiyazawaShigeru WatanabeMasato NishimuraWataru IwamotoNaoki KodakaMasato NishimuraMusic Farm StudioTsuyoshi MatsumotoTatsuo MoriAkito TakeuchiMasato KawaiKiharu YoshidaVictor Irel,Tim TrzepaczBill KingAkiko S. Peterson, Zach Meston, Victor Irel,, Tim TrzepaczKathy Emma, Keith Lack, Wilson Smith, Katie Staeck, Jenny StigileBonnie Shirley, Eric "Pottle" BrewerDon ShirleyKelly Knight

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Track list


1. [data track] ({{{time}}})


2. CD Warning message (00:14)
JP: 警告メッセージ


3. Prologue (with Narration) (03:28)
JP: プロローグ
Composed by: Naoki Kodaka


4. Opening 1 (with Narration) (03:51)
JP: オープニング1
Composed by: Naoki Kodaka


5. Title (01:08)
JP: タイトル
Composed by: Naoki Kodaka


6. Main Theme 1 (02:48)
JP: メインテーマ1
Composed by: Naoki Kodaka


7. Main Theme 2 (03:50)
JP: メインテーマ2
Composed by: Naoki Kodaka


8. Aria (00:47)
JP: アリア
Composed by: Naoki Kodaka


9. Estarant (01:31)
JP: エスタラント
Composed by: Naoki Kodaka


10. Mysterioso (02:11)
JP: ミステリオーソ
Composed by: Naoki Kodaka


11. Sailing (00:22)
JP: セーリング
Composed by: Naoki Kodaka


12. Solitude (02:16)
JP: ソリチュード
Composed by: Naoki Kodaka


13. Serenade (02:19)
JP: セレナーデ
Composed by: Naoki Kodaka


14. Game Over (00:12)
JP: ゲーム・オーバー
Composed by: Naoki Kodaka


15. Fin 1 (00:37)
JP: フィン
Composed by: Naoki Kodaka


16. SUNSOFT LOGO (00:16)
Composed by: Naoki Kodaka


17. Main Theme 2 (Short) (01:54)
Composed by: Naoki Kodaka


18. Main Theme 1 (Short) (02:36)
Composed by: Naoki Kodaka


19. Main Theme 1 (Short) (01:40)
Composed by: Naoki Kodaka


20. Main Theme 1 (Short) (00:55)
Composed by: Naoki Kodaka


21. Mysterioso (Short) (02:02)
Composed by: Naoki Kodaka


22. Mysterioso (Short) (01:34)
Composed by: Naoki Kodaka
Running time: 36:31

Magazine articles

Main article: Albert Odyssey: Legend of Eldean/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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EGM US 095.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #95: "June 1997" (1997-xx-xx)
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UltraGamePlayers US 099.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Ultra Game Players (US) #99: "July 1997" (1997-06-24)
also published in:
  • Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #96: "July 1997" (1997-xx-xx)[1]
  • Game Informer (US) #52: "August 1997" (1997-xx-xx)[2]
  • GamePro (US) #107: "August 1997" (1997-xx-xx)[3]
  • Game Informer (US) #53: "September 1997" (1997-xx-xx)[4]
  • Game Informer (US) #54: "October 1997" (1997-xx-xx)[5]
  • Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #99: "October 1997" (1997-xx-xx)[6]
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SSM JP 19960209 1996-02.pdfSSM JP 19960209 1996-02.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) #16: "1996-02 (1996-02-09)" (1996-01-26)
also published in:
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SSM JP 19960412 1996-06.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) #20: "1996-06 (1996-04-12)" (1996-03-22)
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SSM JP 19960809 1996-13.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) #27: "1996-13 (1996-08-09)" (1996-07-26)
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SSM JP 19960823 1996-14.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) #28: "1996-14 (1996-08-23)" (1996-08-09)

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
83 №98, p50[8]
70
75 №108, p121[9]
50 №1996-13, p221[10]
75 №, p12Media:SnGwSISDRZK Book JP.pdf[11]
70 №100
Sega Saturn
71
Based on
6 reviews

Saturn, US
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Disc
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Manual
Saturn, JP
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Cover
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Disc
Saturn, JP (Shokai Press Gentei)
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Cover
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Spinecard
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Disc
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Jewel Case
Saturn, JP (Satakore)
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Cover
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Disc
Saturn, KR
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Cover

References

  1. File:EGM US 096.pdf, page 55
  2. File:GameInformer US 052.pdf, page 23
  3. File:GamePro US 107.pdf, page 59
  4. File:GameInformer US 053.pdf, page 68
  5. File:GameInformer US 054.pdf, page 11
  6. File:EGM US 099.pdf, page 61
  7. File:SSM_JP_19960223_1996-03.pdf, page 8
  8. File:EGM US 098.pdf, page 52
  9. File:GamePro US 108.pdf, page 121
  10. File:SSM_JP_19960809_1996-13.pdf, page 225
  11. File:SnGwSISDRZK Book JP.pdf, page 14