The Story of Thor 2

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The Story of Thor 2
System(s): Sega Saturn
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
Sound driver: SCSP (1 track)
Peripherals supported: Saturn Backup Memory
Genre: Action RPG[1], RPG[2]

















Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Saturn
JP
¥5,800 (5,974)5,800e[3] GS-9053
Sega Rating: All Ages
Sega Saturn
US
$59.9559.95[5] 81302
ESRB: Kids to Adults
Sega Saturn
EU
MK81302-50
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Sega Saturn
DE
MK81302-50
USK: 12
Sega Saturn
PT
Sega Saturn
UK
£44.9944.99[7] MK81302-50
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Sega Saturn
PL
219zł219
Sega Saturn
AU
FSTO02SSC
OFLC: G8

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The Story of Thor 2, known in Japan as Thor: Seireioukiden (トア 精霊王紀伝) and the US as The Legend of Oasis, is video game on the Sega Saturn console. It is the prequel to The Story of Thor: A Successor of the Light/Beyond Oasis on the Sega Mega Drive. The music was composed by Yuzo Koshiro, who is also famous for composing music for the Streets of Rage series.

Versions

Localised names

Also known as
Language Localised Name English Translation
English The Story of Thor 2 The Story of Thor 2
English (US) The Legend of Oasis The Legend of Oasis
Japanese トア 精霊王紀伝 Thor: Seireioukiden

Screenshot

Main article: The Story of Thor 2/Comparisons.

Production credits

  • Main Program: 高橋 幸生
  • Element & Monster Program: 小山 英樹
  • Monster Program & Monster Set System: 小林 和豊
  • Monster Program: 高橋 光太郎
  • Game Design & Main Planning: 内村 語
  • Map Design & Sub Planning: 河端 哲也
  • Art Direct & Character Design: 古代 彩乃
  • Object Art & Illustration: 有賀 ヒトシ
  • Main Field Graphic: 横田 久
  • Sub Field Graphic: 黒川 正裕
  • Sub Field Graphic: 宮永 佳祐
  • Sub Object Graphic: 河野 都紀子
  • Story & Scenario Write: 小川 珠里
  • Produce & Music Compose: 古代 祐三
  • Special Thanks: 白幡 都弘
  • Sega Sound Library by: InVision Interactive Inc.
本ゲームのデモ中にSelect Effects™の映像を一部使用しています。
Select Effects™ (C)1994 Cascom International,Inc.
Source:
In-game credits (JP)


Original Product:
  • Main Programmer: Yukio Takahashi
  • Sub Programmer: Hideki Koyama, Kazutoyo Kobayashi, Kotaro Takahashi
  • Game Designer, Main Planner: Kataru Uchimura
  • Map Designer, Sub Planner: Tetsuya Kawabata
  • Art Director, Character Designer: Ayano Koshiro
  • Illustrator, Main Object Designer: Hitoshi Ariga
  • Sub Object Designer: Tokiko Kawano
  • Main Field Designer: Hisashi Yokota
  • Sub Field Designer: Masahiro Kurokawa, Keisuke Miyanaga
  • Scenario Writer: Juri Ogawa
  • Music Composer, Producer: Yuzo Koshiro
  • Special Thanks to: Kunihiro Shirahata
U.S. Product:
Pictures Created By Select Effects™ are used partially in this game.
  • Select Effects™©: 1993 Cascom international,inc.
  • Presented By: Sega
  • Music Composed By: Yuzo Koshiro

Magazine articles

Main article: The Story of Thor 2/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

Thor2 Saturn JP Flyer.pdf

PDF
JP flyer
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Print advert in Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) #1996-07: "1996-07 (1996-04-26)" (1996-04-12)
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Print advert in Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) #1996-08: "1996-08 (1996-05-10,24)" (1996-04-26)

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
576 KByte (HU)
84
[8]
Computer & Video Games (UK)
75
[9]
Edge (UK)
60
[10]
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) NTSC-U
68
[11]
Famitsu (JP) NTSC-J
78
[12]
Fun Generation (DE) PAL
80
[13]
GameFan (US) NTSC-U
92
[14]
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
88
[5]
MAN!AC (DE) PAL
64
[15]
Mega Fun (DE) PAL
87
[16]
Mean Machines Sega (UK) PAL
89
[17]
neXt Level (DE) PAL
85
[18]
Player One (FR)
89
[19]
Saturn+ (UK) PAL
85
[20]
Secret Service (PL)
80
[21]
Sega News (CZ)
93
[22]
Sega Power (UK) NTSC-J
69
[23]
Świat Gier Komputerowych (PL)
90
[24]
Sega Saturn Magazine (UK) PAL
89
[25]
Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) NTSC-J
80
[26]
Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) NTSC-J
86
[27]
Total Saturn (UK) PAL
89
[28]
Total Saturn (UK) PAL
93
[29]
Video Games (DE) PAL
84
[30]
Sega Saturn
82
Based on
24 reviews

The Story of Thor 2

Saturn, JP
Thor2 sat jp backcover.jpgThor2 sat jp frontcover.jpg
Cover
TheStoryofThor2 Saturn JP Spinecard.jpg
Spinecard
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Disc
Thor Seireioukiden 1996 J color.pdf
Manual
Saturn, US
Legendoasis-back.jpgLegendoasis-cover.jpg
Cover
Legend of oasis cd.jpeg
Disc
Legendofoasis sat us manual.pdf
Manual
Saturn, EU
StoryofThor2 Saturn EU Box.jpg
Cover
StoryofThor2 Saturn EU Disc.jpg
Disc
Saturn, PT
StoryofThor2 Saturn PT cover.jpg
Cover
StoryofThor2 Saturn EU Disc.jpg
Disc
Saturn, AU
StoryofThor2 Saturn AU back.jpgNospine.pngStoryofThor2 Saturn AU cover.jpg
Cover
StoryofThor2 Saturn EU Disc.jpg
Disc

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Saturn
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
83,053,824 CD-ROM (EU) MK81302-50 V1.000
Sega Saturn
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
98,746,368 1996-03-26 CD-ROM (JP) GS-9053 V1.001
Sega Saturn
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
83,044,416 CD-ROM (US) 81302 V1.002

Save data

Saturn (Thor: Seireioukiden) Save Data
Name Comment File Size Description
THOR2SYSTEM コンフィグデータ 3 block(s) Save data for system configuration
THOR2SVDT_# セーブデータ 12 block(s) Save data for progress. Three games on the system RAM and three games on the Back-Up Ram Cart.


Saturn (The Story of Thor 2) Save Data
Name Comment File Size Description
THOR_SYSTEM Config. 3 block(s) Save data for system configuration
THOR_SVDT_# PLAY DATA 12 block(s) Save data for progress. Three games on the system RAM and three games on the Back-Up Ram Cart.


Saturn (The Legend of Oasis) Save Data
Name Comment File Size Description
OASIS2__SYS Config. 3 block(s) Save data for system configuration
OASIS2_SVD# PLAY DATA 12 block(s) Save data for progress. Three games on the system RAM and three games on the Back-Up Ram Cart.


External links

  • Sega of Japan catalogue pages (Japanese): Saturn

References

  1. File:Thor2 sat jp backcover.jpg
  2. 2.0 2.1 https://sega.jp/history/hard/segasaturn/software.html (Wayback Machine: 2020-03-30 22:53)
  3. http://www.sega.co.jp:80/sega/p_cafe/DB/09053/09053.html (Wayback Machine: 2001-02-23 12:13)
  4. http://sega-saturn.com/saturn/other/july-n.htm (Wayback Machine: 2016-03-05 22:29)
  5. 5.0 5.1 GamePro, "September 1996" (US; 1996-xx-xx), page 94
  6. Computer & Video Games, "September 1996" (UK; 1996-08-11), page 53
  7. Mean Machines Sega, "October 1996" (UK; 1996-09-03), page 75
  8. 576 KByte, "Október 1996" (HU; 1996-xx-xx), page 30
  9. Computer & Video Games, "October 1996" (UK; 1996-09-09), page 72
  10. Edge, "July 1996" (UK; 1996-06-xx), page 84
  11. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "September 1996" (US; 1996-xx-xx), page 26
  12. Famitsu, "1996-05-03" (JP; 1996-04-19), page 1
  13. Fun Generation, "09/96" (DE; 1996-08-14), page 80
  14. GameFan, "Volume 4, Issue 9: September 1996" (US; 1996-xx-xx), page 22
  15. MAN!AC, "09/96" (DE; 1996-08-14), page 66
  16. Mega Fun, "09/96" (DE; 1996-08-21), page 70
  17. Mean Machines Sega, "September 1996" (UK; 1996-08-05), page 66
  18. neXt Level, "September 1996" (DE; 1996-08-14), page 78
  19. Player One, "Septembre 1996" (FR; 1996-08-29), page 108
  20. Saturn+, "Issue 4" (UK; 1996-10-24), page 29
  21. Secret Service, "Grudzień 1996" (PL; 1996-11-01), page 58
  22. Sega News, "Prosinec 1996" (CZ; 1996-1x-xx), page 10
  23. Sega Power, "August 1996" (UK; 1996-06-06), page 54
  24. Świat Gier Komputerowych, "12/1996" (PL; 1996-xx-xx), page 1
  25. Sega Saturn Magazine, "September 1996" (UK; 1996-08-20), page 80
  26. Sega Saturn Magazine, "1996-07 (1996-04-26)" (JP; 1996-04-12), page 235
  27. Sega Saturn Magazine, "Readers rating final data" (JP; 2000-03), page 12
  28. Total Saturn, "Volume One Issue One" (UK; 1996-08-xx), page 50
  29. Total Saturn, "Volume One Issue Four" (UK; 1996-12-29), page 54
  30. Video Games, "9/96" (DE; 1996-08-28), page 98