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Final Fantasy (1987)

Fainaru fantajî (original title)
The four "Light Warriors" must fulfill a 2000 year old prophecy, traversing the land in order to restore light to the four elemental orbs and defeat an ancient evil to save their world.


Hironobu Sakaguchi


Hironobu Sakaguchi (original concept), Kenji Terada (scenario)


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In the first out of the famous "Final Fantasy" series, many warriors of different classes must cleanse the land of evil and track down the notorious Garland. On their quest, these warriors run into the elemental fiends, build technology, meet elves, giants and mermaids, help a witch and many other incredible voyages. Written by Jenova Synthesis <mayu_roxx@hotmail.com>

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In the original version of the game available for the Nintendo Entertainment System and Famicom, a secret slide puzzle game can be accessed by boarding the ship, holding down the A button and pressing the B button 55 times. This was kept for the Virtual Console port and some remakes. See more »


Fountain: See your face in the water! How dirty! Come, wash your face!
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Alternate Versions

Final Fantasy was remade for the Japan-only system, the Wonderswan Color. It had new 16 bit graphics, new story scenes, and a cleaned up, more "modernized" interface. The Playstation version is a port of the WSC version with higher resolution graphics and a brand new, redone soundtrack. See more »


Followed by Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers (2019) See more »

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The beginning of a Legacy
4 January 2004 | by EmphinixSee all my reviews

Final Fantasy is my favorite RPG of all time, the first Final Fantasy is where the legacy and the saga began, it is a very good game for the beginning of a great series.

The characters at first they have no names but the classes are: Fighter, Knight, Thief, Ninja, Black Belt, Monk, Red Mage, Red Wizard, White Mage, White Wizard, Black Mage and Black Wizard. Everytime I play the game, I always use 2 fighters one white mage and a black mage.

The game starts in a cool medieval world full of monsters and many cool things. And it is the birth of Nobuo Uematsu's greatest music of all the series.

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12 May 1990 (USA) See more »

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Final Fantasy Origins: Final Fantasy See more »

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