From the back cover:
"Create your world.
In ancient times, the world was saved from destruction by sealing locations and events within magical artifacts.
Now, you have the chance to recreate this world as you desire by discovering artifacts, placing them, and exploring the mysteries inside.
Construct a unique world map and story by carefully placing artifacts.
Explore areas in any order, encountering nearly 70 different gameplay scenarios.
Battle enemies in real-time with special attacks and customizable controls.
Control every aspect of your new world: raise faithful pet monsters, create powerful golems, forge mighty weapons, and refine magical instruments.
Adventure with a friend by having them import their Legend of Mana character from a Memory Card, or take control of an NPC.