Phantasy Star II: Shilka's Adventure
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|Phantasy Star II: Shilka's Adventure|
|System(s): Sega Mega Drive|
|Number of players: 1|
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Phantasy Star II: Shilka's Adventure (ファンタシースターII テキストアドベンチャー シルカの冒険) is a Visual Text Adventure game developed and published by Sega for the Sega Mega Drive. It was initially only available in Japan as a download through the Sega Game Toshokan service, but later would be re-released as part of Game no Kanzume Vol.1 for the Sega Mega-CD, Sega Ages 2500 Series Vol. 32: Phantasy Star Complete Collection, and Sega's B-Club service. It is a part of a series of games with similar gameplay which are collectively called the Phantasy Star II Text Adventures by fans.
Shir Gold (Japanese: シルカ・レビニア (Shiruka Rebinia, Shilka Levinia)) – the only child of a wealthy family in Paseo, she belongs to the well-to-do of Motavia. Growing up and wanting for nothing, Shir felt that becoming a thief would remedy the monotony of daily life. She enjoys the outside air, the cool night breeze, and hanging around on rooftops, giving her the nickname "Shir of the Wind". Her adventure outlines one of her escapades as a thief, as she plans to steal a valuable painting entitled "Opa-Opa", which is on display in a hotel exhibit.
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. and IPS patches can be obtained on his website.
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