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The video game versions of the legendary board game Dungeon and Dragons series by Capcom stay loyal to what diehard fans of the series loved about the boardgame while still being innovative. Dungeon and Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara is a package of two popular Capcom Dungeons of Dragons arcade games. Dungeons and Dragons: Tower of Doom and Dungeons and Dragons: Shadow Over Mystara is remastered and put together in this definitive package. There are 7 chapters in Dungeons and Dragons: Tower of Doom and 10 in Dungeons and Dragons: Shadow Over Mystara. The story just continues when 7th chapter ends because Dungeons and Dragons: Shadow Over Mystara just picks up where we left of on Tower of Doom. The story is told through text and there are choices you have to make as you go along which rewards the replaying. You can buy items between stages for your character to get stronger. There are 4 different characters you can choose in Dungeons and Dragons: Tower of Doom. These are fighter, elf, cleric and dwarf. There are two more characters, thief and magic user, are added on Shadow over Mystara. Get ready to step into the dungeons full of enemies and foes swarming in each corner.
- GGPO Enhanced Online With Drop-in/Drop-out Co-Op Play: Community-trusted GGPO powers a smooth online experience that allows up to four players to drop in or out of games in progress at will. - Classic Arcade Gameplay with a New Twist: Players can enjoy the original arcade modes or mix up the gameplay with House Rules that can completely alter the experience. Some examples of House Rules: Unbreakable - Equipable items have infinite durability. Never worry about breakage again! Enemy Rush - Fight against time in this special Time Attack Mode. Start the game clock with 30 seconds and increase the clock with each enemy you kill! Make it Rain – Get rich quick! Enemies and chests drop tons of gold! - Challenge System: A newly introduced RPG-like system that fits on top of the existing games and provides a myriad of challenges for players to complete. Players can level up and obtain Vault Coins to be used in the Vault. The Vault: A treasure trove of unlockables and gameplay loot can be purchased with Vault Coins earned via the Challenge System. - Character Visualizer: This UI visualizer tracks which characters the players and their friends most often use. Players can utilize the tool to create a more balanced multiplayer dungeon crew, or to see which under-used characters they should try out next. - Leaderboards & Connected Arcade: Players can track how they stack up against their friends through leaderboards, as well as view a full breakdown of gameplay related stats.