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'''''Dota-kun no Bōken Rōman''''' (ドタ君の冒険浪漫 ''Dota-kun’s Romantic Adventure'') is a unreleased 1987 Famicom side-scrolling action game developed by Atlus and was to be published under Imagineer’s WaveJack Jr. label. It is a port of the MSX/PC-8801 game by SystemSoft.<ref>[https://www.unseen64.net/2013/02/21/dota-kun-no-bouken-roman-famicom-nes-cancelled/  Dota-kun no Bouken Roman (NES – Cancelled).] Unseen64.net Retrieved 06 Aug '16.</ref>
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'''''Dota-kun no Bōken Rōman''''' (ドタ君の冒険浪漫 ''Dota-kun’s Romantic Adventure'') is a unreleased 1987 Famicom side-scrolling action game developed by Atlus and was to be published under Imagineer’s WaveJack Jr. label. It is a port of the MSX/PC-8801 game by SystemSoft.<ref>[https://www.unseen64.net/2013/02/21/dota-kun-no-bouken-roman-famicom-nes-cancelled/  Dota-kun no Bouken Roman (NES – Cancelled).] Unseen64.net Retrieved 06 Aug '16</ref>
  
 
==Plot==
 
==Plot==
Toruuda, the ruler that presided over the earth long before the birth of mankind, was suddenly brought back to life. Decoding an ancient text, biology professor Pata accidentally revived him. The professor was captured by researchers that knew his secret and Toruuda, allies multiplying, challenges humanity. Caught in the middle of it all, Dota, the professor's aide, rises up, alone, to save the love of his life, the professor, and even all humanity.<ref>[https://www.reddit.com/r/translator/comments/568oc1/japanese_english_dotakun_famicom_game_info/ Translated info by brehvgc.] reddit.com/r/translator Retrieved 9 Oct '16.</ref>
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Toruuda, the ruler that presided over the earth long before the birth of mankind, was suddenly brought back to life. Decoding an ancient text, biology professor Pata accidentally revived him. The professor was captured by researchers that knew his secret and Toruuda, allies multiplying, challenges humanity. Caught in the middle of it all, Dota, the professor's aide, rises up, alone, to save the love of his life, the professor, and even all humanity.<ref>[https://www.reddit.com/r/translator/comments/568oc1/japanese_english_dotakun_famicom_game_info/ Translated info by brehvgc.] reddit.com/r/translator Retrieved 09 Oct '16</ref>
  
 
==Gameplay==
 
==Gameplay==
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==Preview==
 
==Preview==
It was going to be released on September 4, 1987, in Japan at 5,300 yen, but it was cancelled for unknown reasons. No prototypes of the game are known to exist. However, a bootleg of the NES port of the arcade game ''Legendary Wings'' used ''Dota-kun'''s logo and artwork as the game's label.<ref>[http://s4.zetaboards.com/PGC_Forums/topic/10009863/1/ Congratulations sakura, purchase sold Bouken Roman.] s4.zetaboards.com Retrieved 6 Aug '16.</ref>
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It was going to be released on September 4th, 1987, in Japan at 5,300 yen, but it was cancelled for unknown reasons. No prototypes of the game are known to exist. However, a bootleg of the NES port of the arcade game ''Legendary Wings'' used ''Dota-kun'''s logo and artwork as the game's label.<ref>[http://s4.zetaboards.com/PGC_Forums/topic/10009863/1/ Congratulations sakura, purchase sold Bouken Roman.] s4.zetaboards.com Retrieved 06 Aug '16</ref>
  
 
==Gallery==
 
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==References==
 
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Latest revision as of 00:40, 1 July 2020

Dota-kun no Bouken Roman ad 3.jpg

An ad for the game.

Status: Lost

Dota-kun no Bōken Rōman (ドタ君の冒険浪漫 Dota-kun’s Romantic Adventure) is a unreleased 1987 Famicom side-scrolling action game developed by Atlus and was to be published under Imagineer’s WaveJack Jr. label. It is a port of the MSX/PC-8801 game by SystemSoft.[1]

Plot

Toruuda, the ruler that presided over the earth long before the birth of mankind, was suddenly brought back to life. Decoding an ancient text, biology professor Pata accidentally revived him. The professor was captured by researchers that knew his secret and Toruuda, allies multiplying, challenges humanity. Caught in the middle of it all, Dota, the professor's aide, rises up, alone, to save the love of his life, the professor, and even all humanity.[2]

Gameplay

The game would have 4 levels. Each is 8 by 8 screens for a total of 64; the player would get items and power up Dota along the way to the end and beat Toruuda to get to the next level, but the level's also bursting with NPCs (lit "small fry characters") and it seems like there are other key items to advance to the next stage. This first place takes place in Toruuda's hive (breeding grounds or nest, idk context).

Most items would freely roll along the ground. A money bag with worth 1000 points would also appear in the game.

Preview

It was going to be released on September 4th, 1987, in Japan at 5,300 yen, but it was cancelled for unknown reasons. No prototypes of the game are known to exist. However, a bootleg of the NES port of the arcade game Legendary Wings used Dota-kun's logo and artwork as the game's label.[3]

Gallery

References

  1. Dota-kun no Bouken Roman (NES – Cancelled). Unseen64.net Retrieved 06 Aug '16
  2. Translated info by brehvgc. reddit.com/r/translator Retrieved 09 Oct '16
  3. Congratulations sakura, purchase sold Bouken Roman. s4.zetaboards.com Retrieved 06 Aug '16