Disc Station

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Disc Station is a magazine that was published by Compile from 1987 until 2000. Each volume of Disc Station contained a variety of software, including demos and even full games. The magazine was originally published entirely on floppy disks for the MSX2, before changing to a print format focused on PC98 and later Windows '95. Several Madou Monogatari- and Puyo Puyo-related games and animated shorts were released in Disc Station.

Note: This article currently limits itself to games that prominently feature Madou Monogatari and/or Puyo Puyo characters.

MSX2 Disc Station games

Madou Monogatari Episode II: Carbuncle

This prototype version of Madou Monogatari II was released in Disc Station's Christmas 1989 edition to promote the then-upcoming Madou Monogatari 123, and is thus the first entry in the Madou Monogatari series.


PC98 Disc Station games

Banana Squash

In Banana Squash, an Arkanoid-type game, the player takes control of Carbuncle. Wielding a squash racket, Carbuncle must hit a ball into blocks waiting overhead.

Bayoeen Wars: Daimadou Senryaku Monogatari and Daimadou Senryaku Monogatari '95

Daimadou Senryaku Monogatari is a turn-based strategy game. Arle and several familiar Madou Monogatari antagonists can summon monsters to assist them in battle.

Bayoeen Wars, the first release, allows players to freely choose which opponent they want to battle; in contrast, '95 uses a more restrictive linear progression.

Kikimora's Clean-Up

Kikimora's Clean-Up puts players in the role of Kikimora, who must completely sweep floors while facing a time limit. This game is similar to Pac-Man in nature.

Madou Monogatari: Michikusa Ibun

A first-person dungeon crawler, akin to Madou Monogatari 1-2-3 and Madou Monogatari ARS. Arle uncovers the mysteries of Owanimo, the spell that powers Puyo Puyo matches.

Nazo Puyo

A series of Nazo Puyo puzzles. Similar, but not identical, to the standalone PC-98 game.

Windows '95 Disc Station games

Arle Man Yuu Ki

Arle Manyuuki is a text-adventure game that casts Madou Monogatari characters as Japanese historical figures.

Comet Summoner and Comet Summoner Time Trial Version

Comet Summoner is an action platformer starring Witch. She can fly on her broom and fire comets to defeat enemies.

Time Trial Version features additional levels.

Hasamuncho

Hasamuncho is a marble puzzle game. Players aim to capture the most marbles, with special powers being available to assist them.

Madou Monogatari: Final Exam

Madou Monogatari: Final Exam is a dungeon crawler in the style of traditional Madou Monogatari games. Arle traverses a dangerous tower as part of her final exam.

Madou Monogatari: Tower of the Magician

Madou Monogatari: Tower of the Magician is also a dungeon crawler in the style of traditional Madou Monogatari games. The game stars Schezo Wegey, who searches for Wish.

Madou Run

Madou Run is similar to the game of tag; players that obtain a bowl of curry have the ability to attack other players.

Nazo Puyo and Nazo Puyo Editor

A series of Nazo Puyo puzzles. Nazo Puyo Editor allows players to make their own.

Puyo Card

Puyo Card is a stacking card game. Players place cards onto the middle of the playfield; matching four of the same color will create a chain and damage the opponent.

PuyoLympic and PuyoLympic in Basa~ru

PuyoLympic is a sports game in which Arle and Witch battle in several varied events.

PuyoLympic in Basa~ru is an expansion of the Puyo Picking game featured in PuyoLympic.

Restaurant King

Restaurant King, Disc Station's final game, is a board game featuring Arle alongside several other Disc Station heroes. The game is similar to Monopoly in nature, aside from the fact that it is centered around restaurants.

Rulue's Spring Break of Fists

Rulue's Spring Break of Fists is a visual novel starring Rulue

Seriri's Happy Birthday

A simulation game starring Seriri. Gifted with the ability to walk on land, she searches for friends to celebrate her birthday with.

Shuttlecock Carbuncle

Shuttlecock Carbuncle is a game of badminton starring two Carbuncles.