Video Game: Heroes of Mana

Heroes of Mana is the second Nintendo DS title in the World of Mana series, released in 2007. It is, in fact, a direct prequel that takes place a generation before Seiken Densetsu 3, also loosely tying it with Dawn of Mana.

The game opens on the Five-Man Band on their ship, en-route to the kingdom of Ferolia, when their ship is shot down and they are separated. Crash-landing in a forest, they are separated and discovered by a beastman patrol.

The game is still a real-time strategy, and is almost entirely touch-screen based.


Heroes of Mana provides examples of the following tropes: