Japanese Exclusive Super Famicom RPG Arabian Nights: Desert Spirit King Gets A Fan Translation Patch

Japanese-Exclusive-Super-Famicom-RPG-Arabian-Nights-Desert-Spirit-King-Gets-A-Fan-Translation-PatchOh the Super Famicom, home to a plethora of untranslated and inaccessible RPGs and adventures. Luckily enough, ROM hackers have been hard at work over the years translating these long lost quests for English speaking audiences. Takara's 1996 release, Arabian Nights: Desert Spirit King, is the latest to have been deciphered.

Also known as Arabian Nights: Sabaku no Seifuku Ou, this fairly obscure titled developed by a small studio known as Pandora Box very much deserves the worldwide recognition it never got. 

The Arabian themed adventure starring Shukran, an adventerous girl in possession of a ring harbouring Ifrit the King of the Djinns, sees the two embark on a quest to bring around world peace. With stunning graphics, a compelling battle system and an engaging story, it comes as a real surprise that this hidden gem never saw an official English Super Nintendo translation.

Arabian Nights: Desert Spirit King (Super Famicom) Untranslated Gameplay Video

The English language patch for Arabian Nights: Desert Spirit King can now be downloaded. As usual, to enjoy this fan translation patch you will need to have an original Arabian Nights: Desert Spirit King ROM file to which you can apply this patch to. Full instructions on how to patch this ROM can be found within the download, or you can refer to this handy ROM patching guide on YouTube.

Link: Download Arabian Nights: Desert Spirit King English Translation Patch

Via ROMHacking

Last Updated ( 27 December 2012 )  


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+1 (Link to this comment) Retrodreaming 2012-12-27 15:03
This is great! Ive uploaded the game,if anyone wants link,already patched just shout :-)
(Link to this comment) skydara 2013-04-24 18:41
Please I would definatly like a link to teh file already patched as i can't patch the game as the pather tool keeps giving me error messages
(Link to this comment) Retrodreaming 2013-04-24 18:53
Enjoy ;)
(Link to this comment) skydara 2013-04-24 20:50
Thank you this means a lot ^^. Can't wait to play this game

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