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In May 2020, it was revealed that the game would receive a digital re-release on the UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch in the summer later that year.

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In May 2020, it was revealed that the game would receive a digital re-release on the UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch in the summer later that year.
year, and was released worldwide on July 30th. Despite the worldwide release, the game ''was not translated'', meaning it's only in Japanese.

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* LuckBasedMission: Being able to progress past the beginning of the game is a huge matter of luck, as dying brings you back to the title screen, and the password "save" system doesn't work properly, only saving your level in multiples of 4, so you have to be able to survive up to level 4 before you can actually save any real progress. Then when you're trying to struggle to level 4, you have to hope you find the less threatening enemies who won't immediately kill you and that your attacks actually do damage (which with you starting so weak, can randomly do no damage at this point), or if you do find the more threatening enemies like the Returners and Salamanders, hope that they don't use their most dangerous attacks like the Returners' Psychic moves that deal more damage than your starting HP and the Salamander's 100% accurate paralysis move. Anyone trying to play the original without save states will probably have to restart the game several times before they can finally get a lucky enough run that allows them to survive up to level 4 to retain any progress upon death.

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* DuelingGames: ''VideoGame/PhantasyStar'', a game with a similar plot beats and gameplay but considerably more competently developed, was released two months after this title released.

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In May 2020, it was revealed that the game would receive a digital re-release on the UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch in the summer later that year.


* MultipleEndings: Both games. In the Famicom game's case, it was actually an early example of such a thing happening at all.

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* MultipleEndings: Both games. In the Famicom game's case, it was actually an early example (or would have been, if anyone could've gotten to the endings without direct external assistance) of such a thing happening at all.all. [[spoiler:Also, at least one ending is missing: the final battle with the Commander Dolphin wasn't actually programmed in and you automatically lose if you choose the "battle the cetaceans" option.]]


It all starts in 1987. A company called Hot-B sees how well [[VideoGame/DragonQuest a certain little RPG]] is doing sales-wise, and decides they want in on that action. Taking inspiration from a PC RPG they made some time back, Hot-B hired a low budget company called Another. Another itself only consisted of one guy named ''Naoki Morishima'' (as listed [[http://gdri.smspower.org/wiki/index.php/Another here]]), who created a science-fiction RPG known as ''Hoshi wo Miru Hito'', translating as ''Stargazers''. It's the gripping tale of a dystopian future, where [[AIIsACrapshoot an evil supercomputer known as Crew III]] has brainwashed the last of the Earth's population into subservient slaves, slowly driving themselves to extinction without realizing it. The only people immune to the treacherous computer's mind control are Psychics, who are quickly captured and killed by the computer's team of bounty hunters, the Death Psychics. All would be lost... were it not for the fact four psychics remain, four children with great power who are the only line of defense standing against the evil computer.

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It all starts in 1987. A company called Hot-B sees how well [[VideoGame/DragonQuest a certain little RPG]] is doing sales-wise, and decides they want in on that action. Taking inspiration from a PC RPG they made some time back, Hot-B hired a low budget company called Another. Another itself only consisted of one guy named ''Naoki Morishima'' Naoki Morishima (as listed [[http://gdri.smspower.org/wiki/index.php/Another here]]), who created a science-fiction RPG known as ''Hoshi wo Miru Hito'', translating as ''Stargazers''. It's the gripping tale of a dystopian future, where [[AIIsACrapshoot an evil supercomputer known as Crew III]] has brainwashed the last of the Earth's population into subservient slaves, slowly driving themselves to extinction without realizing it. The only people immune to the treacherous computer's mind control are Psychics, who are quickly captured and killed by the computer's team of bounty hunters, the Death Psychics. All would be lost... were it not for the fact four psychics remain, four children with great power who are the only line of defense standing against the evil computer.


* BarrierMaiden: What Misa is to the party. She's the only one in the group who can cross damage floors without taking damage. Not particularly useful in the Famicom game, but needed in the remake.
** No kidding, one [[http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm17887619 TAS]] of the game totally ignores picking up Misa in the first place!

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* BarrierMaiden: What Misa is to the party. She's the only one in the group who can cross damage floors without taking damage. Not particularly useful in the Famicom game, but needed in the remake.
** No kidding, one
remake. One [[http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm17887619 TAS]] of the game totally ignores picking up Misa in the first place!



* SapientCetaceans: [[spoiler: There is no evil supercomputer. It's just a front for super-intelligent dolphins who want to either annihilate or befriend the last of the human race, depending on the party's final choice.]]
** In case you want to see it for yourself: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWjowNZMbd8

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* SapientCetaceans: [[spoiler: There is no evil supercomputer. It's just a front for super-intelligent dolphins who want to either annihilate or befriend the last of the human race, depending on the party's final choice.]]
** In case you want to see it for yourself: https://www.
]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWjowNZMbd8com/watch?v=LWjowNZMbd8 See it for yourself.]]



* RealIsBrown: In this case, the game may be far ahead of it's time.

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* RealIsBrown: In this case, the game may be far ahead of it's its time.



* WithThisHerring: As stated above, you start out at level 0 and can only do 1 damage, if any at all. You need 10 experience to reach level 1.

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* WithThisHerring: As stated above, you You start out at level 0 and can only do 1 damage, if any at all. You need 10 experience to reach level 1.


''Hoshi wo Miru Hito'' is known as [[FanNickname "densetsu no kusoge"]], translating to [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin "legendary shitty game"]], and for good reason. It would take an entire wiki (or at least a whole page) in and of itself to cover all the glaring flaws this game has to offer, but... [[SoBadItsGood that's how the Japanese fans like it]]. A patch was actually released to balance the game and improve the graphics, and there even exists a FanRemake that actually takes advantage of the story, adds some clever puzzles, and makes the gameplay more akin to the ''VideoGame/{{SaGa|RPG}}'' series.

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''Hoshi wo Miru Hito'' is known as [[FanNickname "densetsu no kusoge"]], translating to [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin [[http://www.hardcoregaming101.net/hoshi-wo-miru-hito/ "legendary shitty game"]], and for good reason. It would take an entire wiki (or at least a whole page) in and of itself to cover all the glaring flaws this game has to offer, but... [[SoBadItsGood that's how the Japanese fans like it]]. A patch was actually released to balance the game and improve the graphics, and there even exists a FanRemake that actually takes advantage of the story, adds some clever puzzles, and makes the gameplay more akin to the ''VideoGame/{{SaGa|RPG}}'' series.


Sounds thrilling, right? Well, I hope you enjoyed that story, [[TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot because none of it is ever brought up again in-game]]. As soon as you press start, you're in the middle of an empty field in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by enemies that can kill you in one shot. Oh, and you're at level 0 and can do about... 1 damage, if any at all. Good luck.

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Sounds thrilling, right? Well, I hope you enjoyed that story, [[TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot because none of it is ever brought up again in-game]]. As soon as you press start, you're in the middle of an empty field in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by enemies that can kill you in one shot. Oh, and you're at level 0 and can do about... 1 damage, if any at all. Good luck.


''Hoshi wo Miru Hito'' is known as [[FanNickname "densetsu no kusoge"]], translating to [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin "legendary shitty game"]], and for good reason. It would take an entire wiki (or at least a whole page) in and of itself to cover all the glaring flaws this game has to offer, but... [[SoBadItsGood that's how the Japanese fans like it]]. A patch was actually released to balance the game and improve the graphics, and there even exists a FanRemake that actually takes advantage of the story, adds some clever puzzles, and makes the gameplay more akin to the ''[[Franchise/SaGaRPG SaGa]]'' series.

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''Hoshi wo Miru Hito'' is known as [[FanNickname "densetsu no kusoge"]], translating to [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin "legendary shitty game"]], and for good reason. It would take an entire wiki (or at least a whole page) in and of itself to cover all the glaring flaws this game has to offer, but... [[SoBadItsGood that's how the Japanese fans like it]]. A patch was actually released to balance the game and improve the graphics, and there even exists a FanRemake that actually takes advantage of the story, adds some clever puzzles, and makes the gameplay more akin to the ''[[Franchise/SaGaRPG SaGa]]'' ''VideoGame/{{SaGa|RPG}}'' series.


''Hoshi wo Miru Hito'' is known as [[FanNickname "densetsu no kusoge"]], translating to [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin "legendary shitty game"]], and for good reason. It would take an entire wiki (or at least a whole page) in and of itself to cover all the glaring flaws this game has to offer, but... [[SoBadItsGood that's how the Japanese fans like it]]. A patch was actually released to balance the game and improve the graphics, and there even exists a FanRemake that actually takes advantage of the story, adds some clever puzzles, and makes the gameplay more akin to the ''VideoGame/{{SaGa}}'' series.

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''Hoshi wo Miru Hito'' is known as [[FanNickname "densetsu no kusoge"]], translating to [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin "legendary shitty game"]], and for good reason. It would take an entire wiki (or at least a whole page) in and of itself to cover all the glaring flaws this game has to offer, but... [[SoBadItsGood that's how the Japanese fans like it]]. A patch was actually released to balance the game and improve the graphics, and there even exists a FanRemake that actually takes advantage of the story, adds some clever puzzles, and makes the gameplay more akin to the ''VideoGame/{{SaGa}}'' ''[[Franchise/SaGaRPG SaGa]]'' series.


* PasswordSave: How the game would save your progress if it worked correctly.

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* PasswordSave: How the game would save your progress progress, if it worked correctly.

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** No kidding, one [[http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm17887619 TAS]] of the game totally ignores picking up Misa in the first place!


* MultipleEndings: Both games. In the Famicom game's case, it was actually an early example of such a thing happening at all

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* MultipleEndings: Both games. In the Famicom game's case, it was actually an early example of such a thing happening at allall.

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