Boasting beautiful, hand-drawn animations and a re-orchestrated soundtrack, the cult classic returns with a unique blend of exploration, action, and adventure!
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Very Positive (55) - 90% of the 55 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (383) - 96% of the 383 user reviews for this game are positive.
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November 28

Retro Inventory Patch

Retro Inventory

We've now added a Retro-styled Inventory!





You can enable it under Options>Retro. We didn't enable it by default as the Retro Inventory only supports English at the moment. Let us know what you think!

Language mods

We have made some internal change to the engine to make it easier for people to provide and maintain language mods. Some third-party mods have been in the work for Russian, Chinese Simplified, etc. Check out for the modding/hacking discussion forum where current and future creator may post them!

Traply yours,
The Lizardcube and DotEmu teams.
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July 12

Soundtrack now available w/ bonus disc + game on Mac/Linux July 18th!

Hello all :)



Mac/Linux out on July 18th!

The game will be available as native Mac and Linux apps on July 18th!

Ported by Ethan Lee (flibitijibibo.com), who brought plenty of games to those systems (FEZ, Flinthook, Bastion, Transistor, Shenzen I/O or Super Hexagon…), the game will be available next week for both Mac and Linux! You can wishlist the game on Steam, and if you already bought it for Windows it will work on your other computer platforms.

Soundtrack now available… with an hour long Bonus Disc!

The long awaited and much requested Soundtrack arrives today on Steam and Bandcamp (and soon on PlayStation 4)! Mr Nishizawa helped us sort out the rights for a standalone release :)

And because we are mad and we love you, we made it a two hours long, voluptous 89-tracks album, and it is only $4.99! If you buy or already bought the Steam version it is $3.99. On Bandcamp it is €5 + pay what you want.

OST on Bandcamp >
https://dotemu.bandcamp.com/album/wonder-boy-the-dragons-trap

OST on Steam >
http://store.steampowered.com/app/649330/Wonder_Boy_The_Dragons_Trap__Original_Soundtrack/

Both are DRM free (on Steam you get both MP3 and FLAC, on Bandcamp you can choose from a variety of formats). The Steam MP3+FLAC package is about 1 Gigabyte, so if you only want MP3 you can download it, copy the files out of the Steam folder and then disable the DLC.

The 33 main tracks total over an hour of the game’s music, featuring live musicians performing with a wide variety of styles and instruments. The 56 bonus tracks comprise an exclusive extra hour of alternate versions, sketches, unused and/or rejected material, offering insight into the maddening creative process that has hit the team during development.

TRACK LISTING



DISC 1
Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap - Original Soundtrack from the Video Game
Length: 01:04:26


01 - Title
02 - Intro
03 - The Last Dungeon
04 - Vs. Dragon Meka
05 - And now...
06 - Monster-Town
07 - It's a Treasure Box
08 - Shop
09 - Hospital
10 - Mind of Hero - Beach
11 - Desert Zone
12 - The Monster's Lair - Pyramid
13 - Vs. Dragon Mummy
14 - Adventure Zone
15 - The Monster's Lair - Tower
16 - Monsterland
17 - Vs. Dragon Zombie
18 - The Monster's Lair - Sunken Ship
19 - Vs. Dragon Captain
20 - Daimyo Garden
21 - The Monster's Lair - Daimyo Temple
22 - Vs. Dragon Daimyo
23 - The Last Dungeon - Encore
24 - The Monster's Lair - Palace Part 1
25 - The Monster's Lair - Palace Part 2
26 - Vs. Dragon Vampire
27 - Endless War
28 - The Dragon's Trap - Staff Roll
29 - Get Item
30 - The Unknown
31 - Game Over
32 - Gallery
33 - Reveal Trailer



DISC 2
Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap Bonus Disc - The good, the bad and the unused
Length: 01:01:06


34 - Bonus - Adventure Zone (16-bit FM) [2015-08]
35 - Bonus - Adventure Zone (Underground) [2017-01]
36 - Bonus - And Now... (Electro) [2015-11]
37 - Bonus - And Now... (Piano) [2014-11]
38 - Bonus - Desert Zone (Arrasta P‚) [2015-12]
39 - Bonus - Desert Zone (Baritone) [2015-12]
40 - Bonus - Desert Zone (Fanfare) [2015-08]
41 - Bonus - Desert Zone (Hard) [2014-11]
42 - Bonus - Desert Zone (Hell) [2015-08]
43 - Bonus - Desert Zone (Jazz) [2015-09]
44 - Bonus - Endless War (Nanana) [2016-06]
45 - Bonus - Endless War (Piano) [2014-11]
46 - Bonus - Endless War (Rhodes, Accordion) [2015-11]
47 - Bonus - Game Over (Piano) [2014-11]
48 - Bonus - It's a Treasure Box (Piano) [2014-11]
49 - Bonus - Mind of Hero - Beach (1st of April) [2017-04]
50 - Bonus - Mind of Hero - Beach (Baiao) [2015-01]
51 - Bonus - Mind of Hero - Beach (Forro) [2015-11]
52 - Bonus - Mind of Hero - Beach (Lounge) [2015-11]
53 - Bonus - Mind of Hero - Beach (Salsa) [2016-04]
54 - Bonus - Mind of Hero - Beach (Samba) [2015-12]
55 - Bonus - Mind of Hero - Beach (Ukulele) (by Romain Gauthier) [2016-12]
56 - Bonus - Monster-Town (Accordion) [2014-11]
57 - Bonus - Monster-Town (Afternoon TV show) [2015-11]
58 - Bonus - Monster-Town (Celtic) [2016-04]
59 - Bonus - Monster-Town (Jazz) [2015-11]
60 - Bonus - Monster-Town (Marching band) [2015-09]
61 - Bonus - Monster-Town (Musette) [2016-02]
62 - Bonus - Monster-Town (N'goni Kora Base) [2015-10]
63 - Bonus - Monster-Town (N'goni Kora Moog) [2015-12]
64 - Bonus - Monster-Town (Piano) [2014-11]
65 - Bonus - Monster-Town (Recorder) (by Romain Gauthier) [2015-01]
66 - Bonus - Monster-Town (Toy) [2015-12]
67 - Bonus - Monster-Town (Violin) [2015-11]
68 - Bonus - Monsterland (Piano) [2016-04]
69 - Bonus - Shop (909) [2016-04]
70 - Bonus - Shop (Electro) [2015-12]
71 - Bonus - Shop (Elevator) [2016-02]
72 - Bonus - Shop (Funky) [2015-10]
73 - Bonus - Shop (Mystical password) [2016-12]
74 - Bonus - Shop (Pork Shop Suey) [2015-12]
75 - Bonus - Shop (Raduga) [2015-12]
76 - Bonus - Shop (Tinkerer) [2015-02]
77 - Bonus - The Last Dungeon (Hard Electro) [2015-08]
78 - Bonus - The Last Dungeon (Outsider) [2016-08]
79 - Bonus - The Monster's Lair (Fugue) [2015-12]
80 - Bonus - The Monster's Lair (Japan 1) [2015-03]
81 - Bonus - The Monster's Lair (Japan 2 Don Don) [2015-03]
82 - Bonus - The Monster's Lair (Piano) [2014-11]
83 - Bonus - The Monster's Lair (Pyramid Alt) [2015-03]
84 - Bonus - The Monster's Lair (Pyramid Yalili) [2016-08]
85 - Bonus - The Monster's Lair (Synth Pop) [2015-12]
86 - Bonus - Title (Alt) [2016-11]
87 - Bonus - Vs. Dragon (Latin Jazz) [2016-04]
88 - Bonus - Vs. Dragon (Prog Rock) (by Kenneth C M Young) [2016-04]
89 - Bonus - Vs. Dragon (Square) [2014-11]

CREDITS

Music by: Michael Geyre
Based on original work by: Shinichi Sakamoto
Additional Arrangements by: Romain Gauthier

Direction, Arrangements, Programming, Accordion, Piano, Synthesizers: Michael Geyre
Alto: Marie-Laure Prioleau
Bandoneon: Patrick Brugalières
Bansuri Flute: Émilie Calmé
Cello: Emmanuelle Faure
Clarinet: Eric Moncoucout
Double Bass: Mathieu Sternat
Drums: Ersoj Kazimov
Guitar: Loïc le Guillanton
Mandolin, Violin: Camille Raibaud
Oboe: Eric Cassen
Oud: Ziad Ben Youssef
Tenor Sax: Ernest W Hillard
Trumpet, Cornet, Trombone: Michael W Hillard
Violin: Yann Brébia, Jean-Christophe Morel
Whistle: Arnaud Bibone
Additional Arrangements, Programming: Romain Gauthier
Additional Drums: Gaétan Diaz
Additional Violin: Adèle Docherty
Recording: Pierre Delmas, Olivier Grall
Mixing, Mastering: Olivier Grall
Bonus Track 88 by: Kenneth C M Young

Recorded at Studio Patrick Brugalières, France.
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Reviews

“Everything is beautifully, fluidly animated, yet manages to be absolutely faithful to the source material.”
Destructoid

“Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap is a must-own for fans of the series and old-school gamers in general.”
Eurogamer

“Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap Is Everything a Remake Should Be.”
Waypoint / Vice

About This Game

Boasting beautiful, hand-drawn animations and a re-orchestrated soundtrack, the cult classic returns with a unique blend of exploration, action, and adventure!

Cursed into a half-human, half-lizard monstrosity by the Meka-Dragon, you are in search for a cure! The only way you can return to human form is to find the Salamander Cross, a magical item with the power to remove curses...

With each dragon slain, the curse intensifies, transforming you into different animals! Explore large, interconnected locations populated with grumpy monsters and exotic dragons!

Play as the game’s classic character, Hu-Man, or as his brand-new, long-awaited co-star Hu-Girl. You can also inhabit Lizard-Man, Mouse-Man, Piranha-Man, Lion-Man, and Hawk-Man, and use their unique abilities to uncover the land’s deepest secrets.
Enjoy 3 difficulty levels catering to players of all types, and switch from modern graphics and sound to 8-bit graphics/audio at any time - even during gameplay!

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Any
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4000-5000 series (game in 720p)
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 1100 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Any
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 1100 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X 10.10.5
    • Processor: Any
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3.2 Core Profile support, Intel HD 4000-5000 series (Intel HD 3000 series unsupported)
    • Storage: 1100 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: SDL_GameController devices fully supported.
    Recommended:
    • OS: OS X Latest Recommended
    • Processor: Any
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760
    • Storage: 1100 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: SDL_GameController devices fully supported.
    Minimum:
    • OS: glibc 2.17+, 32/64-bit
    • Processor: Any
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3.2 Core Profile support, Intel HD 4000-5000 series (Intel HD 3000 series unsupported)
    • Storage: 1100 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: SDL_GameController devices fully supported.
    Recommended:
    • OS: glibc 2.17+, 32/64-bit
    • Processor: Any
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760
    • Storage: 1100 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: SDL_GameController devices fully supported.
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