Capcom World 2
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|Capcom World 2|
|Release date(s)||June 11. 1992 (JP)|
Adventure Quiz: Capcom World 2 (Japanese: アドベンチャークイズ カプコンワールド2?) is a quiz game released in exclusively in Japan by Capcom in 1992 as a coin-operated video game. It was the 20th game released by Capcom for their CP System hardware, as well as Capcom's fifth quiz game for the arcade. Capcom World 2 is actually the second sequel to their 1989 quiz game Adventure Quiz: Capcom World (the first sequel was titled Adventure Quiz 2: Hatena? no Daibōken, released in 1990). All three games were released exclusively in Japan. The game features cameo appearances by characters from previous Capcom games such as Street Fighter II, Final Fight, Strider, Captain Commando, Knights of the Round, King of Dragons, Magic Sword and Mega Man.
Capcom World 2 is set in the fictional world of the Capcom Kingdom, a once peaceful land that was protected by three Dragon statues symbolizing Love, Courage, and Wisdom. These benevolent deities guarded three radiant Crystals. But one day, the Crystals were stolen by a mysterious villain, turning the Dragons into ferocious beasts. In order defeat this villain, four young heroes decide to embark on a journey to the villain's three castles, each containing one of three guarded by its dragon. The heroes are assisted on their quest by numerous Capcom characters.
Capcom World 2 can be played by up to two players simultaneously, with both players given the chance to answer the same question at the same time. The player begins by being asked to choose from one of the four characters: Wing the Warrior (戦士・ウィング?) can sometimes score two points by answering a single question correctly; Pure the Mage (魔法使い・ピュア?) has the ability to select the genre of her questions; Fur the Cat (猫・ファー?) can sometimes eliminate one or two wrong answers from his choices; and Lyric the Priest (僧侶・リリック?) is more likely to recover energy than the other characters with his correct answers. After selecting the character, the player to choose between three different courses which will determine the difficulty of the questions: Beginner, Normal, and Expert.
Each stage consist board game-like map in which the objective is to reach the final panel and confront the boss to their quiz challenge. The player moves their character by throwing a dice, which determines the number of steps their character will take and which panel they will land. In each panel, the player will be challenged by a Capcom character to a series of questions. Some characters will offer awards for answering their questions such as extra points or health, while other characters will give players some kind of benefit to answering their questions such as allowing the player to choose the genre or reduce the number of possible choices.