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Shining in the Darkness [Model 1310]

Export Sega Genesis cart. published 30 years ago by SEGA of America, Inc.

Shining in the Darkness [Model 1310] screenshot

Listed and emulated in MAME.

Shining in the Darkness © 1991 Sega of America.

North American release. Game developed in Japan. See the original Japanese version entry, "Shining and the Darkness [Model G-5506]", for more information about the game itself.

Description from the back cover:

Vanish the fiendish forces of Dark Sol and restore peace to the enchanted Kingdom of Thornwood. Search for the powerful Arms of Light and fight the savage creatures that roam the darkness of the Labyrinth. Use your warrior's skills and cunning to pass the test of the Ancients and become a shining knight.

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TECHNICAL

Game ID: 1310
Cartridge ID: 670-1616
Package ID: 670-1617

TRIVIA

Shining in the Darkness for Genesis was released on March 28, 1991 in North America. It is known in Japan as "Shining and the Darkness [Model G-5506]"

TIPS AND TRICKS

GAME GENIE CODE: AKRT-AA34
No random battles.

GAME GENIE CODE: RY3A-A6TC
Walk thru walls.

GAME GENIE CODE: MKNT-EE0G
1 hit kills most enemies.

GAME GENIE CODE: ABYA-EA6C
Can always run from battles.

GAME GENIE CODE: ALBA-AA50
Anywhere you Search in a cave/labyrinth, you'll find a chest. Can search over and over in the same spot to get as many items as you want (Herb, Gold, etc). Be careful though, because everytime you Search, a chest will appear and it will block that passageway, so it's best to do it in a dead end.

GAME GENIE CODE: B6KA-ABBJ
Makes the Bronze Knife stronger.

GAME GENIE CODE: JTKA-ABBJ
Makes the Bronze Knife much stronger.

GAME GENIE CODE: D2KA-ABBT
Makes the Short Sword stronger.

GAME GENIE CODE: W2KA-ABBT
Makes the Short Sword much stronger.

GAME GENIE CODE: EABA-EA52
Can buy anything in shops, even if you don't have enough money.

GAME GENIE CODE: CDYT-AA36
Extra items for sale in shops. Just keep scrolling right to see the items. There is even a new mystery item called Cave Slugblast.

GAME GENIE CODE: D2AA-EJJJ
Can buy the Long Spear in the Weapon Shop. Can easily modify these codes to get any item you want.

GAME GENIE CODE: D2AA-ERJJ
Can buy the Steel Whip in the Weapon Shop.

GAME GENIE CODE: D2AA-ELAJ
Can buy the Fire Sword in the Weapon Shop.

GAME GENIE CODE: D2AA-E0JJ
Can buy the Doom Blade in the Weapon Shop.

GAME GENIE CODE: D2AA-E4AJ
Can buy the Mithril Axe in the Weapon Shop.

GAME GENIE CODE: PAAA-FGVC
Can buy the Magic Ring in the Alkemist Shop.

GAME GENIE CODE: SNAA-FGVC
Can buy the Black Box in the Alkemist Shop.

GAME GENIE CODE: 8WBT-ACC6
Chests that normally give you $50 will give you $500 instead.

GAME GENIE CODE: CCBT-ARL6
Chests that normally give you $50 will give you $10,000 instead.

GAME GENIE CODE: HTVA-AJMT
All chests that give you gold will give you $9,999,999.

GAME GENIE CODE: ATRT-AA3J
All your characters have infinite HP.

PORTS

CONSOLES:
Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console] [US] (aug.13, 2007) [Model MA7E]
Microsoft XBOX 360 [US] (feb.10, 2009) "Sonic's Ultimate Genesis Collection [Model 68034]"
Sony PlayStation 3 [US] (feb.10, 2009) "Sonic's Ultimate Genesis Collection [Model BLUS-30259]"

COMPUTERS:
PC [Steam] [US] (jan.26, 2011) "Shining in the Darkness [Model 71161]" : both stand-alone and as part of "SEGA Genesis Classics Pack 4"
PC [MS Windows, DVD-ROM] [US] (mar.15, 2011) "Sega Genesis Classic Collection - Gold Edition"
PC [Steam] [US] (mar.25, 2011) "SEGA Genesis Classics Collection"

SOURCES

Game's ROM.