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is a 2D
and published by
. While Vanillaware's first game for an HD console,
is actually a
to the 1994 arcade
Beat 'em Up Dungeon Crawler
Dungeons & Dragon: Tower of Doom
The game's premise is fairly simple: a group of heroes venture into a
to find a
that could spell
for the world in the wrong hands, the eponymous
The game emphasizes
, with up to four players or CPUs at once venturing through the labyrinth's multiple levels. Along the way players uncover weapons and other items to customize their heroes. Playable characters include:
The Amazon: A nimble, high damage warrior that wields two-handed weapons, but has low defense and long attack wind-ups. The Dwarf: A Dual Wielding hero that can pick up and throw objects or enemies with his massive strength, but has low defense and slow movement. The Elf: An Archer with an assortment of special skills to help her adapt to any situation, but low offense and defense. The Fighter: A fully armored high defense warrior that can shield himself and the rest of the party. Also has a fast swinging sword, albeit with limited range. The Wizard: Specializes in powerful offensive magic, but moves slow, casts slow and has to wait for his mana pool to recharge. The Sorceress: Support character that uses dark magic to control skeletons and golems, turn enemies into frogs, and make potions for allies.
Support classes such as the Knight, Fairy and Thief can supplement your team as well.
The King Of Dragons
Advancing Wall of Doom: One level has you escaping down a river of lava from a giant wall of lava flying towards you. An Adventurer Is You: All the standard classes are avaliable for your dungeon adventure. The Tank: The armor and shield equipped Fighter The Scrapper: The dual hammer wielding Dwarf. The Archer: The Elf, firing arrows from afar. The Status Effect Guy: The curse casting Sorceress The Nuker: The giant elemental spell casting Wizard The Blademaster: The two-handed axe wielding Amazon. Author Appeal: If previous Vanillaware titles such as and Odin Sphere had you questioning whether or not George Kamitani has a thing for huge boobs and muscular women, the Amazon and Sorceress classes will put those questions to rest. Muramasa: The Demon Blade Baleful Polymorph: The Sorceress can turn enemies into frogs. Bara Genre: This ◊ image showing three possible colors for the Dwarf. Beat 'em Up Breakable Weapons Convection Schmonvection: The radiant heat from a cave filled with a river of fire would light you and your clothes on fire in seconds. Cool Helmet: The Fighter's silver helmet with bull horns, and the Dwarf's own winged skullcap. Dem Bones: You have to fight through armies of reanimated skeletons, among other monsters. The Sorceress can also summon skeletons to fight for her. Dragon Hoard: The Dragon boss is fought in a cave full of gold and other treasures it's gathered. Dungeon Crawling Giant Squid: One level has a giant squid attacking you on the stormy seas. Green Hill Zone: An early level has you wandering across grassy, wooded mountain. Ground Pound: Most characters can slam their weapon into the ground to create a shockwave that knocks most surrounding enemies off their feet. High Fantasy: A tale of armor clad heroes, wizards, witches, Dwarves, Elves, and Amazons fighting through a dungeon full of undead monsters and other mythical creatures. Hybrid Monster: One boss is a three-headed chimera made out of a lion, a goat and an eagle, with a snake for a tail. Lethal Lava Land: One level has you rafting down a river of lava. MacGuffin: The eponymous "Dragon's Crown", a legendary and powerful treasure that gives you an excuse to travel through a monster-infested dungeon. Magic Carpet: The heroes get to ride a flying carpet through the air in one level. Magic Staff: The Wizard and Sorceress can use their staffs to fire blasts of energy and cast other magic. Ms. Fanservice: The Amazon and Sorceress. Artists started fawning over them as soon their character art got revealed, years before the game was even released. Nice Hat: The Sorceress's pointy black wizard hat Our Dragons Are Different Ruins for Ruins' Sake: Left by some sort of Greco-Roman civilization. Scenery Porn: Backgrounds are full of Greco-Roman ruins, picturesque hills and so forth. She's Got Legs: The Amazon and the Sorceress have outfits that show off their bare legs. Shout Out: Spiritual Successor: Though sharing no continuity, the game is meant to build off the ideas in , a game lead designer George Kamitani worked on in his youth. Dungeons & Dragon: Tower of Doom Sword and Sorcery: Complete with shifty-looking thieves and merchants, skeleton warriors, a Conan the Barbarian-looking dude, etc. Ragtag Bunch of Misfits: A Fighter, an Elf, an Amazon, a Dwarf, a Sorceress and a Wizard head out to find a mystical treasure and save the world from certain doom. Title Drop: The legendary treasure you're out to find? The "Dragon's Crown". Token Wholesome: Despite her Hartman Hips / Zettai Ryouki / Short Shorts / Thigh-High Boots, The Elf is the only one of the three female player characters with relatively little skin exposed. Top Heavy Guy: Many physically focused male characters, like the Fighter and Dwarf, have tiny legs should not be able to hold up the massive top halves of their bodies. Underwater Ruins: The Giant Squid boss resides in an underwater cave filled with ruined buildings and boats. Video Game Lives Video Game Dashing: The Fighter and Sorceress can both fly forward across the ground or through the air to get closer to enemies. Villain Teleportation: Enemy Red Wizards can warp all over the room, while your teleportation abilities are limited to straight lines forwards and back. You All Meet in an Inn: The story begins at an inn, where the adventurers resolve to seek out the legendary Dragon's Crown.