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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






























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.

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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 Thor: Seireioukiden (トア 精霊王紀伝) Thor: Legend of Spirit King

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:
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

SSM JP 19960426 1996-07.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) #1996-07: "1996-07 (1996-04-26)" (1996-04-12)

SSM JP 19960510 1996-08.pdf

PDF
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
80 №179, p72/73[4]
60 №34, p84/85
78 №385, p32
80
88 №96, p92[1]
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
80
Based on
12 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

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

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