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Shining Force CD
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
System(s): Sega Mega-CD
Original system(s): Sega Game Gear
Peripherals supported: CD BackUp RAM Cart, Sega Mouse
Genre: RPG































Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega-CD
JP
¥7,800[1] G-6036
Sega Mega-CD
US
$? 4656
Sega Mega-CD
UK
£44.99[2] 4656-50
Sega Mega-CD
FR
?F 4656-50
Sega Mega-CD
DE
DM ? 4656-50
Sega Mega-CD
ES
?Ptas 4656-50




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Shining Force CD (シャイニングフォースCD) is a compilation of two previously released Shining Force games - Shining Force Gaiden and Shining Force II: The Sword of Hajya, both originally for the Sega Game Gear. Shining Force CD makes significant improvements to the graphics as well as offering a higher quality CD audio soundtrack.

Gameplay

Chapters

  • Book 1 (port of Shining Force Gaiden)
  • Book 2 (port of Shining Force II: The Sword of Hajya)
  • Book 3 (an exclusive chapter unlocked by completing Book 1 and Book 2, taking place after the main story and very tounge-in.cheeky in nature)
  • Book 4 (an exclusive challenge scenario, unlocked by collecting the Museum Ticket in Book 2)

Production credits

Source: US manualMedia:Shiningforcecd mcd us manual.pdf[4]


Track list


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


2. Sonic Software Planing (00:10)


3. Shining Force Gaiden 2 (00:20)
JP: シャイニング・フォース外伝Ⅱ


4. Youkoso Shining World he (00:55)
JP: ようこそ シャイニングワールドへ


5. Syouzyo no omoi (01:29)
JP: 少女の想い


6. Tukanoma no Kyuusoku (02:31)
JP: つかの間の休息


7. Senshi tachi ni Sasagu requiem (01:35)
JP: 戦士たちに捧ぐレクイエム


8. Vivtory Road (01:01)
JP: ビクトリーロード


9. Nakama ni Natta Natta (00:11)
JP: なーかーまにー なったー ナッター


10. Kanashiku Nakama ni Natta (00:12)
JP: かなしく なーかーまにー なったー


11. Shiren wo Norikoete (00:13)
JP: 試練を乗り越えて


12. Saigo no Seisen (01:27)
JP: 最後の聖戦


13. Huge Fortress (02:26)
JP: ヒュージ フォートレス


14. Harukanaru Tabiji (02:27)
JP: 遥かなる旅路


15. Minarai Butai no Koushin (01:26)
JP: 見習い部隊の行進


16. Ashiki Chikara (00:38)
JP: 悪しき力


17. Yami no Majin (00:46)
JP: 闇の魔人


18. Catastrophe (00:53)
JP: カタストロフ


19. Kono Ichigeki ni Inochi wo Kakete (00:31)
JP: この一撃に命をかけて


20. Buldor Attack (00:29)


21. Kiseragi Attack (00:28)


22. Yami ni Umareshi mono (01:57)
JP: 闇に生まれしもの


23. Makai no Yobigoe (01:38)
JP: 魔界の呼び声


24. Cypress no Yuusya tachi (01:49)
JP: サイプレスの勇者たち


25. Majin no Houkou (01:31)
JP: 魔人の咆哮


26. BAR “SWORD OF HAJA” (01:23)


27. Indoor Garden (01:34)


28. Zyoouheika Ekkenn no Ma (01:04)
JP: 女王陛下 謁見の間


29. cypress zyou nite (00:52)
JP: サイプレス城にて


30. Unmei no Ouji (03:10)
JP: 運命の王子


31. Tabidachi Aratanaru Sekai he (03:52)
JP: 旅立ち 新たなる世界へ


32. Join Theme 4 (00:11)


33. Join Theme 5 (00:11)


34. Sonic Software Planning 2 (00:10)


35. Intro (No Vocals) (01:47)
Running time: 41:17

Magazine articles

Main article: Shining Force CD/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

BeepMD JP 1994-07.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Beep! MegaDrive (JP) #1994-07: "July 1994" (1994-06-08)

BeepMD JP 1994-08.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Beep! MegaDrive (JP) #1994-08: "August 1994" (1994-07-08)

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
75 №1994-08, p20[5]
86 №, p83[6]
92 №45, p151
70 №293, p39
86 №11, p80
94 №39, p72[7]
92 №44, p75
80
88 №31, p86/87[2]
80 №6, p110[8]
90 №55, p106/107[9]
85 №16, p86/87
87 №67, p42-45
90 №44, p52/53
Sega Mega-CD
85
Based on
14 reviews

Mega-CD, US
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Cover
ShiningForceCD MCD US Disc.jpg
Disc
Shiningforcecd mcd us manual.pdf
Manual
Mega-CD, EU
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Cover
ShiningForceCD MCD EU spinecard.jpg
Spinecard
ShiningForceCD MCD EU Disc.jpg
Disc
Mega-CD, JP
ShiningForceCD MCD JP Box Back.jpgShiningForceCD MCD JP Box Front.jpg
Cover
ShiningForceCD MCD JP spinecard.jpg
Spinecard
ShiningForceCD MCD JP Disc.jpg
Disc
ShiningForceCD MCD JP manual.pdf
Manual

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega-CD
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
506,698,416 CD (EU) 4656-50
Sega Mega-CD
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
506,345,616 CD (JP) G-6036
Sega Mega-CD
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
506,345,616 CD (US) 4656

References

Shining Force CD
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Main page | Comparisons | Magazine articles


Books: Shining Force CD Koushiki Guide Book (1994)
Music: Symphonic Suite the Another Story of Shining Force (1994)

Shining series of games
Sega Mega Drive
Shining in the Darkness (1991) | Shining Force (1992) | Shining Force II (1993)
Sega Game Gear
Shining Force Gaiden: Ensei Jashin no Kuni e (1992) | Shining Force: The Sword of Hajya (1993) | Shining Force Gaiden: Final Conflict (1995)
Sega Mega-CD
Shining Force CD (1994)
Sega Saturn
Shining Wisdom (1995) | Shining the Holy Ark (1996) | Shining Force III (Scenario 2, 3, Premium Disc) (1997-1998)
Nintendo Game Boy Advance
Shining Soul (2002) | Shining Soul II (2003) | Shining Force: Resurrection of the Dark Dragon (2004)
Sony PlayStation 2
Shining Tears (2004) | Shining Force Neo (2005) | Shining Force EXA (2007) | Shining Wind (2007)
Mobile phone
Shining Road to the Force (2005) | Shining Force Chronicle I (2005) | Shining Force Chronicle II (2005) | Shining Force Chronicle III (2006) | Shining Road II (2006) | Shining Wind X (2008) | SFCE Tokei (2012)
Windows PC
Shining Tears Material Collection (2006) | Shining Wind Fan Fest (2009)
Nintendo DS
Shining Force Feather (2009)
Arcade
Shining Force Cross (2009) | Shining Force Cross Raid (2010) | Shining Force Cross Elysion (2012) | Shining Force Cross Exlesia (2013) | Shining Force Cross Exlesia Zenith (2014) | Blade Arcus from Shining (2014)
Sony PlayStation Portable
Shining Hearts (2010) | Shining Blade (2012) | Shining Ark (2013)
Sony PlayStation 3
Shining Resonance (2014) | Blade Arcus from Shining EX (2015)
Sony PlayStation 4
Blade Arcus from Shining EX (2015) | Shining Resonance Refrain (2018)
World
Characters | Equipment (Items, Accessories, Weapons) | Magic | Geography | Timelines
Shining related media
Albums
Sound Story of Shining and the Darkness (1991) | Shining Force Special Sound CD (1992) | Symphonic Suite Shining Force II (1993) | Symphonic Suite the Another Story of Shining Force (1994) | Shining Wisdom (1995) | Shining the Holy Ark Original Soundtrack (1996) | Shining Force III Original Soundtrack (1998) | Shining Force: Resurrection of the Dark Dragon Original Sound Tracks (2004) | Shining Tears (2004) | Shining Force Neo Music Collection (2005) | Shining Theme Music Shiro SAGISU Collection (2005) | Shining Tears Music Collection (2005) | Shining Force EXA Music Collection (2007) | Shining Wind Music Collection (2007) | Shining Tears X Wind Original Soundtrack (2007) | Shining Force Feather Soundtrack (2009) | Shining Hearts Kaizoku Hihou Fan Disc (2010) | Shining Force Cross Raid Original Sound Track (2011) | Shining Hearts Original Soundtrack (2011) | Shining Blade Haru no Shin Seikatsu Ouen Fan Disc (2012) | Shining Blade Character Song Album (2012) | Shining Ark Tenshi no Fandisc (2013) | Shining Force Cross Original Sound Track (2014) | Shining Resonance Music Collection (2015)
Audiobooks
Shining Tears Drama CD Vol. 1 Dark Side: Memories and departure (2006) | Shining Tears Drama CD Vol. 2 Light Side: Yuushatei Hanjouki (2006) | Shining Wind Drama CD Vol. 1 (2007) | Shining Wind Drama CD Vol. 2 (2008) | Shining Force EXA Drama CD (2008) | Shining Wind Drama CD Vol. 3 (2008) | Shining Wind Drama CD Vol. 4 (2009) | Drama CD Shining Force Feather (2009) | Drama CD Shining Hearts (2011)
Books
Guide book: Shining and the Darkness Koushiki Guide Book (1991) | Shining Force Kanzen Kouryaku Guide (1992) | Shining Force Battle Guide (1993) | Shining Force II: Inishie no Fuuin Game Guide Book (1993) | Shining Force CD Koushiki Guide Book (1994) | Shining Wisdom Koushiki Guide Book (1995) | Shining the Holy Ark Koushiki Guide Book (1996) | Shining Force III Scenario 1: Outo no Kyoshin Official Guide (1997) | Shining Force III Scenario 1: Outo no Kyoshin Perfect Navi (1998) | Shining Force III Scenario 2: Nerawareta Miko Official Guide (1998) | Shining Force III Scenario 2: Nerawareta Miko Perfect Navi (1998) | Shining Force III Scenario 3: Hyouheki no Jashinguu Perfect Navi (1998) | Shining Soul Kanzen Kouryaku Guide (2002) | Shining Force: Kuroki Ryuu no Fukkatsu Final Complete Guide (2004) | Shining Tears Final Complete Guide (2004) | Shining Tears Saikyou Kishidan Ikusei Guide (2004) | Shining Tears Official Strategy Guide (2005) | Shining Force Neo Force Master Ikusei Guide (2005) | Shining Force Neo Final Complete Guide (2005) | Shining Force Neo Official Strategy Guide (2005) | Shining Force EXA: The Master Guide‎ (2007) | Shining Force EXA Official Strategy Guide (2007) | Shining Force EXA Final Complete Guide (2007) | Shining Wind Saisoku Guide Book (2007) | Shining Wind Final Complete Guide (2007) | Shining Tears X Wind Original Soundtrack (2007) | Shining Force Feather: The Master Guide‎ (2009) | Shining Force Feather Complete Guide (2009) | Shining Hearts Saisoku Guide Book (2010) | Shining Hearts Complete Guide (2011) | Shining Force Cross Raid Guide Book 1st (2011) | Shining Force Cross Raid Guide Book 2nd (2011) | Shining Blade First Blader's Guide (2012) | Shining Blade Complete Guide (2012) | Shining Force Cross Settei Shiryoushuu (2012) | Shining Ark Complete Guide (2013) | Shining Blade & Ark Visual Settei Shiryoushuu (2013)
Art book: Works for Shining the Holy Ark (1996) | Shining Force III Koushiki Settei Shiryoushuu (1999) | Shining Force EXA Visual Settei Shiryoushuu (2007) | Shining Force Feather Visual Settei Shiryoushuu (2009) | Shining Hearts Visual Settei Shiryoushuu (2011)
Unsorted: Shining and the Darkness Kouryakuhon (xxxx) | Shining Force: Kamigami no Isan Hisshou Kouryaku-hou (xxxx) | Shining Force Kouryaku no Tebiki (xxxx) | Shining Force II Inishie no Fuuin Hisshou Kouryaku-hou (xxxx) | Shining Force II Inishie no Fuuin Kouryaku no Tebiki (xxxx) | Shining Force Gaiden Final Conflict Hisshou Kouryaku-hou (xxxx) | Shining Force Gaiden & Gaiden II Hisshou Kouryaku-hou (xxxx) | Tony's Artworks from Shining Worlds (xxxx)
Film
Shining Tears X Wind (2007) | Shining Hearts: Shiawase no Pan (2010)