About Dragon Slayer 4(Legacy of the Wizard)

ドラゴンスレイヤー4 ドラスレファミリー 概要

For those who want to play now / 今すぐ遊びたい人へ

the NES version of Legacy of the Wizard (Dragon Slayer 4) can be played on Nintendo Switch

As of 2024, the MSX2 version of Dragon Slayer 4 can be play on Nintendo Switch.

As of 2021, the NES version of Legacy of the Wizard (Dragon Slayer 4) can be play on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows (Steam).
2021年現在、NES版ドラゴンスレイヤー4(Legacy of the Wizard)がニンテンドーSwitch、PlayStation 4、Xbox One、Windows(Steam)で遊ぶことができる。

How to play NES version → / → NES版を現行機種で遊ぶ方法

TOC / 目次

Chronology / 年表

Although the order of release dates was MSX2, FC, and MSX1, the order of development was FC, MSX2, and MSX1.
Since it was released in Japan in 1987, the North American version was released in 1989, after which it was ported several times and official content is still ongoing in 2020.
発売日の順番はMSX2, FC, MSX1であるが、開発順はFC, MSX2, MSX1であった。
READ THE REST → / → 続きを読む

Dragon Slayer Series correlation chart / ドラゴンスレイヤーシリーズ相関図

READ THE REST → / → 続きを読む

Advertisement / 広告

The Legend of the Dragon Slayer: The Beginning of the 5th Chapter / 不滅のドラゴンスレイヤー伝説 第5章の幕開け

In 1987, Nihon Falcom released "Dragon Slayer IV Drasle Family", the 5th title in the Dragon Slayer series.
1987年、日本ファルコム社はドラゴンスレイヤーシリーズ第5弾として「ドラゴンスレイヤーIV(仮称))」→「ドラゴンスレイヤーIV ドラスレファミリー」を発表した。

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The Dragon Slayer series at the time of this writing are as follows.
It was announced that the MSX ver. would be sold by Falcom and the FC ver. by Namco.

Advertisement of MSX2 ver. / MSX2版の広告

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MSX2 and MSX1, Dragon Slayer VI ? / MSX2とMSX1、ドラゴンスレイヤーVI ?

The magazine MSX/FAN carried an advertisement that the MSX2 version was on sale and the MSX1 version would be on sale. At first, IV was mistakenly written as VI, but after it was corrected, the MSX1 version was also sold.

MSX2 Dragon Slayer VI
(miss printed)

MSX2 Dragon Slayer IV

Dragon Slayer IV

Dragon Slayer IV

"Dragon Slayer IV" for FC and "Legacy of the Wizard" for NES / FC版「ドラゴンスレイヤーIV」とNES版「Legacy of the Wizard」

The FC version was published by Namco in the form of a flyer, Namcot News 27 in 1987.

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The NES version was released by Broderbund with the title "Legacy of the Wizard". It was announced in the magazine Nintendo Power in 1988 and released in 1989.
NES版は「Legacy of the Wizard」のタイトルでブローダーバンド社から発売されることになった。1988年に雑誌Nintendo Powerで発表され、1989年に発売された。

The 1988 Nov/Dec issue of Nintendo Power
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Package / パッケージ





Name, artwork, setting documents, birthplaces, and origins of name, etc of all characters in Dragon Slayer 4 / Legacy of the Wizard.

A synopsis of Dragon Slayer 4 / Legacy of the Wizard. From the NES version strategy book and cell phone application version.

Opening report of packages, stationery information, etc.

Credits for all versions of Dragon Slayer 4 (Legacy of the Wizard). Full text of film-style staff rolls and differences between versions,
and a record of who did what work on the development staff.