The game started off as a project called "Seiken Densetsu: The Emergence of Excalibur" and was planned to be released in 1987 for the Famicom Disk System on 5 Disks, which would've been the biggest 8-bit game ever made. However resources were moved to focus on games for the Game Boy to which the project was canceled with Square giving refunds to all who had pre-ordered it. The Seiken Densetsu name was later reused for another game which was in development called Gemma Knights which would become Final Fantasy Adventure.
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