Vanguard Bandits
Vanguard Bandits, known in Japan
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 as , is a tactical role-playing game
Tactical role-playing game
A tactical role-playing game is a type of video game which incorporates elements of traditional role-playing video games and strategy games. In Japan these games are known as , a designation which might seem peculiar to native English speakers...

(RPG) for the PlayStation. The game was developed by Human Entertainment
Human Entertainment
Human Entertainment was a Japanese computer and video game developer and publisher. The company produced games for a number of platforms, including Dreamcast, Game Boy, Nintendo 64, TurboGrafx-16, PC , PlayStation, Saturn, Sega CD, Super NES, TurboGrafx-CD, and WonderSwan...

 and originally released in Japan on July 30, 1998. It was published in North America by Working Designs
Working Designs
Working Designs was an American video game publisher that specialized in the localization of Japanese console role-playing games, strategy video games and top-down shooters for various video game platforms. Though the company had published many 'cult hits', it was known best to fans as the...


Vanguard Bandits is a support-centric strategy RPG featuring tactical combat in a medieval fantasy world in which knight
A knight was a member of a class of lower nobility in the High Middle Ages.By the Late Middle Ages, the rank had become associated with the ideals of chivalry, a code of conduct for the perfect courtly Christian warrior....

s and soldiers pilot mecha
A mech , is a science fiction term for a large walking bipedal tank or robot, including ones on treads and animal shapes.-Characteristics:...

. This game takes place on the Continent of Eptina where numerous battles have taken place over territory, goods, and beliefs.

Bastion: I wouldn't give you a bucket of spit if you burst into flame!

Sadira: I have sand in places sand is most defintely not to be!

Rayna: Hang on, I'll just feel up these guards. Aha! It's a little smaller than usual, but here it is! The key to the cell door! A bit easier than trying to squeeze through those bars!

Kyu-Kyu: Kyu!

Barlow: Andrew just told me what feels like warm apple pie! You wouldn't believe what!

Devlin: Let me ask you an honest question; Do you think I'm so good looking I intimidate women?

Devlin: Did you hear Andrew talking about all the women he's loved? I would gladly love half as many!

Andrew: I will never die in combat, Bastion. I don't want to bring that much grief to the women of the continent...

Barlow: Andrew just told me about something that's just like warm apple pie, and you wouldn't believe what it is!

Sadira: I think Zulwarn's spell scrambled all three of your brain cells, Claire!