Flying Dragon: The Secret Scroll is a 1989 side-scrolling platform game, which includes some role-playing elements, developed by Culture Brain for the NES.
There are two different types of gameplay. Journey levels are side-scrolling levels where Ryuhi must defeat 5 bosses and find certain items valuable to the mission. The tournament levels are where the player gets to fight 1-on-1 against enemies in a Street Fighter-type mode.
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