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Spyro 2: Season of Flame

The second Spyro game to appear on the GameBoy Advance. Still made by Digital Eclipse as last time, they've managed to improve upon Season of Ice thankfully. The game now has a memory. Certain things you do stay forever rather then having to do them every time you die or go back into a level. The game also has a much better Atlas as it no longer just lists numbers but also pictures to help you with your collecting. And the introducion of a map is a great thing as it very useful if you're lost in a level.

Being back in the Dragon Realms rather then the Fairy ones, this game allows you to control some other characters aside from Spyro and Sparx (Sparx not being a playable character in this game). Overall both the graphics and gameplay have been improved dramatically for this second installment by Digital Eclipse.

Spyro 2: Season of Flame Spyro 2: Season of Flame
North America Sep 24th 2002 European Union Oct 25th 2002

The Story

Here's the official word on the story from the SpyrotheDragon.com website:

After a well-deserved vacation following the encounter with Grendor and the Season of Ice, Spyro returns to the Dragon Realms to discover that none of the Dragon Elders are able to breathe fire anymore! In fact, not even Spyro can use his flame breath any longer! It's been turned icy cold! (Naturally, Hunter has been frozen solid by this time.)

Someone, mysteriously, has stolen all the fireflies, the source of all fiery Dragon Power. And it's up to Spyro, Hunter, Bianca and Sparx to find out why!

And here's a basic acount of what happens as you start a brand new game.

Arriving back from their visit to the Fairy Realms, Hunter, Bianca and Spyro land back in the Dragon Realms in their hot-air balloon. Spyro notices that there's no-one there to welcome them back, and Hunter mentions that it's pretty cold in the Dragon Realms. They spot a Dragon Elder and talk to him.

The Elder informs them that all of the dragon's fireflies have been stolen by an army of Rhynocs. This means that the dragons can no longer breath fire, Spyro proves this by freezing Hunter. They all decide to investigate...

The Controls

Spyro the Dragon
AJump. Press again when in the air to glide. Press again whilst in glide to hover and end the glide.
BFlame
RCharge
StartBring up the start menu
SelectChange breath type
L + SelectOpen Map
Agent 9
AJump, press again to double jump
BFire
LSwitch weapon
DownCrouch
StartBring up the start menu
Sheila the Kangaroo
AJump, press again to double jump
BKick
A + A + BStomp while performing double jump
StartBring up the start menu

Gems

And as all other Spyro games, Gems are you currency. Slightly different from the previous game, Season of Flame uses a new 25 value gem. Obviosuly not new to the series in value, but they've redesigned it so that is 'less confusing' then before.

Gem ColourGem Value
Red1
Green2
Purple5
Yellow10
Blue25

And as all other games, gems are found in the usual locations; inside flammable baskets, chargeable vases, locked chests, Rhynocs and just plain lying around on the ground.

Sparx

There's never really been a major change with Sparx's system. Same as usual.

Sparx ColourHits Left
Yellow4
Blue3
Green2
None1

To regain your health, simply flame one of the small creatures running around the Dragon Realms that give out butterflies.

That's all for the intro. On with the main game I think. Off to the Sunny Plains!


Comments
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#90 Cynder16 12:46:00 28/07/2008
Should I buy this?
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#89 spyrorockforeva 20:43:08 27/07/2008
i just got this game yesterday ( i know the game came out ages ago but i don't have a GBA so i saved up my money to buy it when i found out that the DS can play GBA. Isn't that so cool. smilie
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#88 spyrocrazy 08:43:48 27/07/2008
I have got a cheat to make you have permanent power-up breaths, but I don't go on the spyro games for gameboy advance much.
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#87 Spyrolover21108 22:10:50 11/07/2008
hey Cynder_543 try going to game stop i heard they have all the games...lol :) oh and the other people that want all the games .... game stop is the place for you :) :) OMG! i am telling you guys and gals go to game stop...:)
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#86 Doomdrao 15:58:28 23/06/2008
ripto's too easy
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#85 American Spyro 22:30:46 09/06/2008
I used the cheats for this and it was cool
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#84 Cynder_543 13:00:47 06/06/2008
I would like to buy SOI, SOF and SL because I can't find those games anywere in the video shops.
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#83 SpyroGirlCazy 17:04:07 01/06/2008
i think this game is good i have it but i dont think it the best but i would buy it i i hade two or could
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#82 spyro fan 16:44:33 01/06/2008
Whoops! Forgot to put my name.
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#81 Anonymous 16:42:49 01/06/2008
So many comments, so many are good to.I just have to buy it. The strangest thing is, I'll have to because I told somone that I would!

This game could be sooooooooooooooo good. I'll buy it when I can.I just can't wait.
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#80 Dragon Lover 13:50:57 21/05/2008
Oh, ok. I'll have to buy it, then. smilie
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#79 American Spyro 00:09:21 15/05/2008
Not exactly. You have to find fireflies and you get ice breath and breath power ups and there are three worlds instead of 4 so it's not like season of ice.
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#78 Dragon Lover 21:54:25 11/05/2008
Dunno. Haven't played it.
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#77 Evil Cynder 00:51:39 10/05/2008
Is this game the same as seson of ice?
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#76 Toasty 14:56:28 02/05/2008
I used to like but I am starting to hate it
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