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Ys: Ancient Ys Vanished Omen (Sharp X1)

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Title Screen

Ys: Ancient Ys Vanished Omen

Developer: Nihon Falcom
Publisher: Nihon Falcom
Platform: Sharp X1
Released in JP: June 27, 1987


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The very first version of the very first Ys game. Was one of six ports initially released for various Japanese computers.

Unused Text

Included in the source code is (what appears to be) a mockup of the status page. However, a number of inventory items are incorrect and all the values are listed as plain text. It is likely this was a placeholder until a proper status page based on character stats. and equipment was made.

STATUS.   LEVEL 1  HP 255/255.
STR 255   EXP  65535.  DEF 255   GOLD 65535
SWORD : LONG SWORD
SHIELD: LARGE SHIELD
ARMOR : HALF PLATE
ITEM  : POTION OF HEAL
RING  : J.D.RING

Unused Tiles

YsI sharpx1 placeholder.png

A placeholder included with the game's tile sets.

Unused Font Sets

YsI sharpx1 fontsm.png YsI sharpx1 fontlg.png

When Falcom designed the Music Test, it looks as though they made two font sets to work in either a 640 x 200 or 640 x 400 resolution. Though the test is used in other versions is either absent or has yet to be discovered.