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Arcus (Sharp X1)

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Title Screen


Developer: Wolf Team
Publisher: Wolf Team
Platform: Sharp X1
Released in JP: August 1988[1]

SourceIcon.png This game has uncompiled source code.
DevMessageIcon.png This game has a hidden developer message.

Elementary, my dear Cactus.
This needs some investigation.
Discuss ideas and findings on the talk page.
Specifically: Is there a sound test menu in this version too?

Arcus is the first game of the same-titled series of RPGs by Wolf Team.

In a world in which humans mastered the art of magic and started using it on each other, a man named Jedah Chaf leaves his home to fulfill his dream of becoming a knight, and to hopefully save his kingdom from imminent destruction.

Developer Message

While most of the game's disks have the header "ARCUS X1", Disk 4's header contains a developer message:

Message Translated

This message most likely refers to Yukinori Machiyama, who is credited for the game's script.

(Source: tikal.)

Uncompiled Source Code

Many segments of uncompiled source code can be found throughout the game's disks:

Download.png Download Source Code Fragments
File: arcusX1-fragments.zip (17,8 KB) (info)

(Source: tikal.)