Lord of the Sword

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Lord of the Sword
System(s): Sega Master System
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
Peripherals supported: FM Sound Unit
Genre: RPG[1], Adventure Role-Playing[2]

















Number of players: 1
Official in-game languages:
  • 日本語
  • English
  • Release Date RRP Code
    Sega Master System
    JP
    ¥5,5005,500 G-1361
    Sega Master System
    US
    7016
    Sega Master System
    EU
    MK-7016-03
    Sega Master System
    DE
    Sega Master System
    UK
    £24.9524.95[4][5] MK-7016-03
    Sega Master System
    SE
    Sega Master System
    AU
    7016
    Sega Master System
    BR

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    Lord of the Sword, known as Lord of Sword (ロードオブソード) in Japan, was originally developed and released in Japan, and later localized in English. It is an action role-playing game developed and published by Sega for the Sega Master System.

    The player assumes the role of Landau, who must prove his worthiness to a council of elders and defeat the forces of the usurper Ra Goan. The game takes place in a sword-and-sorcery fantasy setting. There is a series of villages where the player can restore their health and buy upgrades. Between the villages is a variety of terrains occupied by enemies, which are fought using a sword and a bow and arrows.

    Versions

    Localised names

    The original title of the game is the Japanese one.

    Also known as
    Language Localised Name English Translation
    English Lord of the Sword Lord of the Sword
    English (US) Lord of the Sword Lord of the Sword
    Japanese ロードオブソード Lord of Sword

    Hints

    Magazine articles

    Main article: Lord of the Sword/Magazine articles.

    Physical scans

    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Score Source
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    Based on
    0 review
    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Version Score
    ACE (UK)
    41
    [7]
    Complete Guide to Consoles (UK)
    76
    [8]
    Complete Guide to Consoles (UK)
    74
    [9]
    The Complete Guide to Sega (UK) PAL
    74
    [10]
    Console XS (UK) PAL
    85
    [11]
    Computer & Video Games (UK)
    64
    [12]
    The Games Machine (UK)
    58
    [5]
    Mean Machines Sega (UK)
    74
    [13]
    S: The Sega Magazine (UK) PAL
    64
    [14]
    Sega Power (UK) PAL
    50
    [15]
    Sega Power (UK)
    44
    [16]
    Sega Pro (UK)
    83
    [17]
    Sega Pro (UK) PAL
    80
    [18]
    Sega Master System
    67
    Based on
    13 reviews

    Lord of the Sword

    Master System, JP
    LordOfTheSword JP backcover.jpgNospine.pngLordOfTheSword JP cover.jpg
    Cover
    LordofSword SMS JP Cart.jpg
    Cart
    LordOfSwordSMSJPManual.pdf
    Manual
    Master System, US
    LordOfTheSword US cover.jpg
    Cover
    LordOfTheSword US cart.jpg
    Cart
    Lordofthesword sms us manual.pdf
    Manual
    Master System, EU
    LordoftheSword EU cover.jpg
    Cover
    LordOfTheSwordSMSEUManual.pdf
    Manual
    Master System, EU (Sega®)
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    Cover
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    Cart
    Master System, EU ("No Limits")
    LordOfTheSword EU nolimits cover.jpg
    Cover
    Master System, DE

    Master System, SE

    Master System, AU
    LordoftheSword AU cover.jpg
    Cover
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    Cart
    Master System, AU (Hotline/not for rental stickers)
    LordoftheSword AU norental cover.jpg
    Cover
    LordoftheSword SMS AU cartback.jpgLordoftheSword SMS AU cart.jpg
    Cart
    Master System, AU (Classics)
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    Cover
    LordoftheSword SMS AU cartback.jpgLordoftheSword SMS AU cart.jpg
    Cart
    Master System, BR
    LordoftheSword SMS BR Box.jpg
    Cover
    LordoftheSword SMS BR Cart.jpg
    Cart
    LordoftheSword SMS BR Manual.pdf
    Manual

    Technical information

    ROM dump status

    System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
    Sega Master System
     ?
    CRC32 e8511b08
    MD5 b80f87887881343e5705ff3cce93c5f1
    SHA-1 a5326a0029f7c3101add3335a599a01ccd7634c5
    256kB Cartridge (EU/US)
    Sega Master System
     ?
    CRC32 aa7d6f45
    MD5 a5736126ed7e8569a189065ec20adf72
    SHA-1 6a08d913fd92a213b1ecf5aa7c5630362cccc6b4
    256kB Cartridge (JP)

    References