Time Stalkers

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Time Stalkers
System(s): Sega Dreamcast
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
Supporting companies:
Peripherals supported: Dreamcast VGA Box, Jump Pack, Visual Memory Unit
Genre: RPG[1][2][3]

















Number of players: 1
Official in-game languages:
  • 日本語
  • English
  • Français
  • Deutsch
  • Español
  • Release Date RRP Code
    Sega Dreamcast
    JP
    ¥5,800 (6,090)5,800e[2] HDR-0009
    Sega Rating: All Ages
    Sega Dreamcast
    US
    $49.9549.95[5] 51011
    ESRB: Teen
    Sega Dreamcast
    EU
    (White Label)
    Sega Dreamcast
    DE
    MK-51011-53
    USK: 0
    Sega Dreamcast
    ES
    MK-51011-56
    ELSPA: 3+ OK
    Sega Dreamcast
    FR
    MK-51011-53
    SELL: 12+
    Sega Dreamcast
    UK
    £39.9939.99[7][8] MK-51011-53
    ELSPA: 3+ OK
    Sega Dreamcast
    DE/FR/UK
    MK-51011-53
    ELSPA: 3+ OK
    Sega Dreamcast
    UK/IT
    MK-51011-56
    ELSPA: 3+ OK
    Sega Dreamcast
    AU
    $89.9589.95[14]

    Time Stalkers, called Climax Landers (クライマックス ランダーズ) in Japan, is a 1999 RPG by Climax Entertainment for the Sega Dreamcast.

    Time Stalkers is a crossover game containing characters from Climax Entertainment's previous RPGs: Landstalker: The Treasures of King Nole, Lady Stalker: Kako kara no Chousen, Shining in the Darkness and Shining Force.

    Versions

    Localised names

    Also known as
    Language Localised Name English Translation
    English Time Stalkers Time Stalkers
    English (US) Time Stalkers Time Stalkers
    Japanese クライマックス ランダーズ Climax Landers

    Production credits

    (C)Sega Enterprises, Ltd., 1999
    Ladystalker Character(C)Climax
    Source:
    In-game credits (JP)

    Original Game Staff
    • Game Design: Akihiko Sato
    • Character Design: Yoshitaka Tamaki, Salamander Factory
    • Lead Artist: Shingo Yamada
    • Artists (Characters): Yojiro Hirashita, Koji Takahashi, Toshiaki Sakai, Tsuyoshi Inoue, Hidenori Oda, Ayumi Hanajima
    • Artists (Effects): Yuji Masuda, Daisuke Takamori
    • Artists (Piece Map): Junko Iwamoto, Masayuki Shirai
    • Artist (Dungeon Map: Hirotada Kakusaka
    • Main Programmer: Kiyoaki Matsumoto
    • Programmer (Battle): Tadakatsu Ogura
    • Programmer (Dungeon Effects): Hiroshi Moriyama
    • Programmer (Piece Effects): Kei Sone
    • Programmer (Events): Kenji Nagami
    • Programmer (Windows): Fusano Iguchi, Tetsuya Takahashi
    • Programmer (Opening Sequence): Naoki Matsumoto
    • Story Director: Koji Sugimori
    • Story Making: Ritsuko Hisasue, Masaki Wachi
    • Sound Director/Data Engineer: Tsuyoshi Sato (T's MUSIC)
    • Music Composers: Hiroshi Kondo, Yasutaka Hatate (T's MUSIC), Norihiro Nomura (T's MUSIC)
    • Sound Effect: Yoshiyuki Kadooka (T's MUSIC), Koji Tominaga (T's MUSIC)
    • Visual Memory Programmers: Kan Naito, Hidehiro Yoshida
    • Manager: Shinpei Harada
    • Support Manager: Masumi Nagatani
    • SEGA Enterprises (Technical Support): Kazuhiro Takase, Akihiro Etori, Kenei Unoki, Shuichi Katagi
    • SEGA Entertainment (Coordination): Shuji Utsumi, Hirokazu Kojima, Yusuke Yoshida, Tomoaki Ogawa
    • "Zeccho Editor" Sample: Ryuji Okuda, Atsushi Ito, Toshio Matsuo, Kotaro Shinoki, Hiroto Wakisaka
    • Support Staff: Hideki Kasuga, Shinobu Sugano
    • Coopration: Shinya Nishigaki (CG), Masahiro Hasegawa (CG), Noboyuki Shimoda (CG)
    • Special Thanks To: Kumi Nakami, Masao Hashira, Shinji Yoshikawa, Akiko Yamada, Koji Imano, Kazumi Minagawa, Yoshinori Tagawa, Daisaku Ikejiri, Yuuki Umeno
    • Producer: Kan Naito
    US Version Staff
    Source:
    In-game credits (US)

    Magazine articles

    Main article: Time Stalkers/Magazine articles.

    Promotional material

    Logo-pdf.svg
    Print advert in Dreamcast Magazine (JP) #1999-19: "1999-19 (1999-06-18)" (1999-06-04)
    also published in:
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    Print advert in Dreamcast Magazine (JP) #1999-31: "1999-31 (1999-10-08)" (1999-09-24)
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    Print advert in Next Level (AR) #16: "Mayo 2000" (2000-xx-xx)
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    Print advert in Neo Plus (PL) #30: "Marzec 2001" (2001-xx-xx)
    also published in:

    Artwork

    Physical scans

    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Score Source
    {{{{{icon}}}|L}} Division by zero.
    Based on
    0 review
    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Version Score
    Consoles + (FR) NTSC-J
    88
    [21]
    Consoles + (FR) PAL
    80
    [22]
    Dreamcast Monthly (UK) NTSC-J
    80
    [23]
    Dreamcast Monthly (UK) PAL
    30
    [24]
    DC-UK (UK) PAL
    40
    [25]
    Dreamcast Magazine (JP) NTSC-J
    80
    [26]
    Dreamcast Magazine (UK) NTSC-J
    52
    [27]
    Dreamcast Magazine (UK) NTSC-U
    70
    [28]
    Dreamcast Magazine (UK) PAL
    36
    [29]
    Dorimaga (JP) NTSC-J
    87
    [30]
    Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) NTSC-U
    37
    [31]
    Entsiklopediya igr dlya Dreamcast (RU)
    81
    [32]
    Famitsu (JP) NTSC-J
    68
    [33]
    Fun Generation (DE) NTSC-U
    81
    [34]
    GamePro (US) NTSC-U
    75
    [35]
    Gamers' Republic (US) NTSC-U
    67
    [36]
    MAN!AC (DE) NTSC-J
    70
    [37]
    MAN!AC (DE) PAL
    71
    [38]
    Neo Plus (PL)
    40
    [39]
    Next Generation (US) NTSC-U
    50
    [40]
    Official Dreamcast Magazine (UK) PAL
    40
    [7]
    Official Dreamcast Magazine (US) NTSC-U
    50
    [41]
    Strana Igr (RU)
    63
    [42]
    Video Games (DE) NTSC-U
    60
    [43]
    Video Games (DE) PAL
    52
    [44]
    Sega Dreamcast
    62
    Based on
    25 reviews

    Time Stalkers

    Dreamcast, JP
    ClimaxLanders DC JP Box Back.jpgClimaxLanders DC JP Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    TimeStalkers DC JP Spinecard.jpg
    Spinecard
    ClimaxLanders DC JP Disc.jpg
    Disc
    ClimaxLandersDCJPManual.pdf
    Manual
    ClimaxLanders DC JP Box Inlay.jpg
    Inlay
    Dreamcast, US
    TimeStalkers DC US Box Back.jpgTimeStalkers DC US Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    TimeStalkers DC US Disc.jpg
    Disc
    TimeStalkers DC US Manual.pdf
    Manual
    TimeStalkersDCUSInlay.jpg
    Inlay
    Dreamcast, EU (White Label)

    TimeStalkers DC EU wl disc.jpg
    Disc
    Dreamcast, UK/FR/DE
    TimeStalkers DC UK-FR-DE Box Back.jpgTimeStalkers DC EU Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    TimeStalkers DC EU Disc.jpg
    Disc
    Dreamcast, UK/ES/IT
    TimeStalkers DC 56 back.jpgNospine-small.pngTimeStalkers DC EU Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    TimeStalkers DC EU Disc.jpg
    Disc

    Technical information

    ROM dump status

    System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
    Sega Dreamcast
     ?
    CRC32
    MD5
    SHA-1
    1999-12-21 GD-R Page
    Sega Dreamcast
     ?
    CRC32
    MD5
    SHA-1
    2000-02-25 GD-R Page
    Sega Dreamcast
     ?
    CRC32
    MD5
    SHA-1
    2000-04-11 GD-R Page

    External links

    References

    1. File:ClimaxLanders DC JP Box Back.jpg
    2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 http://sega.jp/dc/981202/ (Wayback Machine: 2014-08-03 11:57)
    3. https://sega.jp/history/hard/dreamcast/software.html (Wayback Machine: 2020-11-09 14:09)
    4. http://www.sega.com:80/pc/catalog/SegaProduct.jhtml?PRODID=208&x=36&y=17 (Wayback Machine: 2002-06-27 09:12)
    5. Press release: 2000-03-29: Sega Releases Time Stalkers, a Next Generation Role Playing Game for Sega Dreamcast
    6. http://www.chipsworld.co.uk/detProd.asp?ProductCode=2232 (Wayback Machine: 2001-04-27 20:10)
    7. 7.0 7.1 Official Dreamcast Magazine, "November 2000" (UK; 2000-10-05), page 76
    8. Dreamcast Magazine, "No. 12" (UK; 2000-08-10), page 72
    9. http://www.amazon.de/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00004U2D1 (Wayback Machine: 2005-03-07 04:55)
    10. http://www.micromania.fr/zooms/?ref=17081 (Wayback Machine: 2000-12-02 22:48)
    11. http://www.amazon.fr:80/exec/obidos/tg/browse/-/557790/ref=vg_brbx_c_1_0/ (Wayback Machine: 2001-07-28 01:53)
    12. http://www.centromail.es/top/ficha.asp?codmail=15604&codprov= (Wayback Machine: 2001-09-17 15:47)
    13. http://www.gameswarehouse.com.au/longpage.asp?gameid=5072 (Wayback Machine: 2002-06-22 19:34)
    14. Hyper, "August 2000" (AU; 2000-xx-xx), page 72
    15. Dreamcast Magazine, "1999-20 (1999-06-25)" (JP; 1999-06-11), page 2
    16. Neo Plus, "Kwiecień 2001" (PL; 2001-xx-xx), page 100
    17. Neo Plus, "Maj 2001" (PL; 2001-xx-xx), page 100
    18. Neo Plus, "Czerwiec 2001" (PL; 2001-xx-xx), page 100
    19. Neo Plus, "Lipiec-Sierpień 2001" (PL; 2001-xx-xx), page 84
    20. Neo Plus, "Wrzesień 2001" (PL; 2001-xx-xx), page 84
    21. Consoles +, "Novembre 1999" (FR; 1999-1x-xx), page 138
    22. Consoles +, "Octobre 2000" (FR; 2000-xx-xx), page 114
    23. Dreamcast Monthly, "November 1999" (UK; 1999-11-18), page 87
    24. Dreamcast Monthly, "August 2000" (UK; 2000-07-06), page 70
    25. DC-UK, "August 2000" (UK; 2000-07-06), page 72
    26. Dreamcast Magazine, "1999-24 (1999-08-06)" (JP; 1999-07-23), page 19
    27. Dreamcast Magazine, "No. 2" (UK; 1999-10-21), page 81
    28. Dreamcast Magazine, "No. 9" (UK; 2000-05-18), page 74
    29. Dreamcast Magazine, "No. 14" (UK; 2000-10-05), page 64
    30. Dorimaga, "2002-18 (2002-10-11)" (JP; 2002-09-27), page 34
    31. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "June 2000" (US; 2000-05-09), page 162
    32. Entsiklopediya igr dlya Dreamcast, "Izdaniye chetvertoye, dopolnennoye" (RU; 2002-xx-xx), page 267
    33. Famitsu, "1999-09-24" (JP; 1999-09-10), page 31
    34. Fun Generation, "06/2000" (DE; 2000-05-17), page 93
    35. GamePro, "May 2000" (US; 2000-0x-xx), page 126
    36. Gamers' Republic, "April 2000" (US; 2000-xx-xx), page 65
    37. MAN!AC, "12/99" (DE; 1999-11-03), page 40
    38. MAN!AC, "01/2000" (DE; 2000-12-06), page 79
    39. Neo Plus, "Wrzesień 2000" (PL; 2000-xx-xx), page 63
    40. Next Generation, "June 2000" (US; 2000-05-23), page 98
    41. Official Dreamcast Magazine, "July/August 2000" (US; 2000-06-06), page 104
    42. Strana Igr, "Sentyabr 2000 2/2" (RU; 2000-xx-xx), page 18
    43. Video Games, "06/2000" (DE; 2000-05-04), page 123
    44. Video Games, "01/2001" (DE; 2000-12-06), page 79


    Time Stalkers

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    Books: Climax Landers Perfect Guide (1999)
    Sega Dreamcast
    Prototypes: 1999-12-21 | 2000-02-25 | 04-11