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LostMagic

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Title Screen

LostMagic

Developers: Taito, Garakuta Studio
Publishers: Taito (JP), Ubisoft
Platform: Nintendo DS
Released in JP: January 19, 2006
Released in US: April 25, 2006
Released in EU: April 27, 2006
Released in AU: April 28, 2006


GraphicsIcon.png This game has unused graphics.
DebugIcon.png This game has debugging material.


A nice twist on the standard tactical RPG formula that makes use of the DS touch-screen to draw runes. It has a Japan-only Wii sequel, Takt of Magic.

Event Viewer

Use the following Action Replay code with the US/EUR Version and load a save while holding Select. A menu appears, with the different endings and all the events from the game. To scroll down the list, use the D-Pad.

A4000130 FFFB0000
0209487C E1A05000
D2000000 00000000
94000130 FFFB0000
0209487C E3A05017
D2000000 00000000
(Source: Codejunkies)

Unused Graphics

There is a set of three unused mugshots, which appear to be low resolution. They do not have any used better quality version. One is obviously a placeholder with Japanese writing on it (ヤミ "yami", i.e. darkness), but the girl design differs from the one used in the final game.

LostMagicDS-UnusedMugshot.png

This is one of the used mugshots for Isaac, for comparison.

LostMagicDS-UsedMugshotCompare.png

Isaac, and an early version of the girl but with her having grey hair, have also a set of leftover early battle graphics, along with some for little mook monsters. They seem to be very incomplete, lacking the motion lines, in-between frames and other details.