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The Story of Thor 2

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The Story of Thor 2
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
System(s): Sega Saturn
Sound driver: SCSP (1 track)
Genre: Action, RPG






























Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Saturn
JP
¥5,800 GS-9053
Sega Saturn
US
$59.95[1] 81302
Sega Saturn
UK
£44.99[2] MK81302-50
Sega Saturn
FR
?F MK81302-50
Sega Saturn
DE
DM ? MK81302-50
Sega Saturn
ES
?Ptas MK81302-50
Sega Saturn
AU
$? ?



US title screen.

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.

Production credits

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:


Yukio TakahashiHideki Koyama, Kazutoyo Kobayashi, Kotaro TakahashiKataru UchimuraTetsuya KawabataAyano KoshiroHitoshi ArigaTokiko KawanoHisashi YokotaMasahiro Kurokawa, Keisuke MiyanagaJuri OgawaYuzo KoshiroKunihiro ShirahataBill PersonSeth GersonJeff LoneyAnthony Lynch, Tricia Gray, Tim McknewMaya Decampos, Kingsley Sur, Don Carmichael, Karen Brown, Jeremy Caine, Jeff Junio, Chris Lucich, Arnold Feener, Ernie Deakyne, Fred Selker, Raul OrozcoDavid Wood, The SEEDY Lounge, The Omega Group

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Magazine articles

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

Promotional material

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SSM JP 19960426 1996-07.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) #21: "1996-07 (1996-04-26)" (1996-04-12)
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SSM JP 19960510 1996-08.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) #22: "1996-08 (1996-05-10, 24)" (1996-04-26)

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
80 №179, p72/73[4]
60 №34, p84/85
78 №385, p32
80
89 №47, p66-69[5]
85
89 №67, p108/109
54 №81
89 №11, p80/81[6]
80 №1996-07, p233[7]
86 №, p10Media:SnGwSISDRZK Book JP.pdf[8]
Sega Saturn
79
Based on
11 reviews

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, JP
Thor2 sat jp backcover.jpgThor2 sat jp frontcover.jpg
Cover
TheStoryofThor2 Saturn JP Spinecard.jpg
Spinecard
Thor2 sat jp disc.jpg
Disc
Thor2 sat jp manual.pdf
Manual

Technical information

Save data

The game makes use of the Saturn's internal battery back-up as well as the Saturn Backup Memory to save data for system configuration as well as progress. You can save a total of three games on the system RAM and three games on the Back-Up Ram Cart.

The Story of Thor 2 Save Data
Name Comment File Size
THOR_SYSTEM Config. 3
THOR_SVDT_# PLAY DATA 12
The Legend of Oasis Save Data
Name Comment File Size
OASIS2__SYS Config. 3
OASIS2_SVD# PLAY DATA 12

External links

  • Sega of Japan catalogue pages (Japanese): Saturn

References

  1. File:GamePro US 096.pdf, page 94
  2. File:MeanMachinesSega48UK.pdf, page 75
  3. File:CVG UK 178.pdf, page 53
  4. File:CVG UK 179.pdf, page 72
  5. File:MeanMachinesSega47UK.pdf, page 66
  6. File:SSM_UK_11.pdf, page 80
  7. File:SSM_JP_19960426_1996-07.pdf, page 235
  8. File:SnGwSISDRZK Book JP.pdf, page 12