It seems like every other day there is a new fan translation of an old game for the Mega Drive or Super Famicom (or an entirely different console). This is not a bad thing. These are good old games that were either lost on the Western world or played by struggling die-hard gamers. Translations are helping many great old games live out a second childhood.
Such is the case with Nadia: The Secret of the Blue Water, a fan translation for the Mega Drive. The original game was based on a 1990 popular anime series of the same name and was originally released as a video game one year later in 1991. Since the hit show was seldom broadcast outside of Japan, the game was never converted to English.
However, Nadia: The Secret of the Blue Water is a very valid game, offering some elements of point and click adventuring as well as the standard 1990s top down role playing game. There is some great puzzle solving, as well as a storyline that follows the series to a great extent.
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Nadia: The secret of blue water – Paris (SEGA genesis)