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General Chaos
Publisher: Electronic Arts (US/EU), Electronic Arts Victor (JP)
Developer:
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Genre: Simulation, Action (JP box lists both, Sega of Japan master list only says Simulation)






























Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
JP
¥8,900 EM20025
Sega Mega Drive
US
$49.95[1] 714301
Sega Mega Drive
EU (EA Classics)
€? EAX02401043
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£44.99[3] E248SMXI
Sega Mega Drive
FR
?F E248SMXI
Sega Mega Drive
DE
DM ? E248SMXI
Sega Mega Drive
ES
?Ptas E248SMXI
Sega Mega Drive
PT
?PTE$ MDJEA0340
Sega Mega Drive
BR
R$? 044660



General Chaos, called General Chaos Daikonsen (ジェネラル・カオス 大混戦) in Japan, is a strategy game developed by Electronic Arts for the Sega Mega Drive in 1993.

It sees the player (General Chaos) command a handful of units around a small map, firing at the armies of the enemy (General Havoc). There are five different classes with their own strengths and weaknesses, and the overall aim is to capture the enemy's capital city.

Magazine articles

Main article: General Chaos/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #50: "September 1993" (1993-xx-xx)
also published in:
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Consoles + (FR) #23: "Septembre 1993" (1993-xx-xx)
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Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
79 №23, p134/135
68 №142, p80/81[6]
77
80 №50, p34[1]
81 №9, p71
86 №23, p106/107[7]
90 №13, p22/23
65 №12, p51
88 №3, p12/13
93 №20, p110/111[8]
72 №20, p56/57
71 №11, p74/75[9]
75 №34, p136[10]
69
80 №46, p68/69[11]
91 №23, p66/67
87 №10, p24-26
88 №3, p48-50[12]
87 №21, p11
Sega Mega Drive
80
Based on
19 reviews

Mega Drive, US
GeneralChaos MD US Box.jpg
Cover
GeneralChaos MD US Cart.jpg
Cart
General Chaos MD US Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, EU
GeneralChaos MD EU Box.jpg
Cover
GeneralChaos MD US Cart.jpg
Cart
Mega Drive, EU (EA Classics)
GeneralChaos MD EU Box Classic.jpg
Cover
GeneralChaos MD US Cart.jpg
Cart
Mega Drive, JP
GeneralChaos MD JP Box.jpg
Cover
GeneralChaos MD JP CartTop.jpg
GeneralChaos MD JP Cart.jpg
Cart
Mega Drive, BR
GeneralChaos MD BR Box.jpg
Cover
Mega Drive, SE (Rental)

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 f1ecc4df
MD5 955622a63dc3b06c13823fb352f50912
SHA-1 aea1dfa67b0e583a3d367a67499948998cb92f56
1MB 1993-08 Cartridge (US/EU)
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 05cc7369
MD5 9ff0afe64a5765a1e2bc1f40bcd2e554
SHA-1 9f205fc916df523ec84e0defbd0f1400a495cf8a
1MB 1994-01 Cartridge (JP)

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 File:GamePro US 050.pdf, page 36
  2. File:GamesMaster UK 047.pdf, page 11
  3. File:SegaForceMega UK 07.pdf, page 90
  4. File:SegaForceMega UK 03.pdf, page 50
  5. File:SegaVisions US 15.pdf, page 15
  6. File:CVG UK 142.pdf, page 80
  7. File:Joypad FR 023.pdf, page 106
  8. File:MegaForce FR 20.pdf, page 110
  9. File:MeanMachinesSega11UK.pdf, page 74
  10. File:PlayerOne FR 034.pdf, page 130
  11. File:SegaPower UK 46.pdf, page 68
  12. File:SegaForceMega UK 03.pdf, page 48