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Mr. Bones

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Mr. Bones
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
System(s): Sega Saturn
Sound driver: SCSP/CD-DA (9/11 tracks)
Genre: Action































Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Saturn
JP
¥5,800 GS-9127
Sega Saturn
US
$? 81016
Sega Saturn
UK
£39.99[1] MK81016-50
Sega Saturn
FR
?F MK81016-50
Sega Saturn
DE
DM ? MK81016-50
Sega Saturn
ES
?Ptas MK81016-50
Sega Saturn
BR
R$? 193126



Mr. Bones (ミスター・ボーンズ) is a Sega Saturn action game. For the most part, it is a 2D platformer, though each stage plays differently to the last.

Production credits

Developed by Zono Inc.
  • Project Leader: Jeff Fort
  • Hero/Core/Stage Programmer: Simon Hallam
  • Core/Stage Programmer: Dave Castelnouvo
  • Stage Programmer: Thibault Lepoutre
  • Stage Programmer: Bob Meissner
  • Hero Animator/Game Artist: Michael Gates
  • Game Artist: Jason Hough
  • Supplemental Sprite Artist: Brian Collins
  • Administrative Coordinator: Marion Fort
  • Managing Producer: Ed Zobrist
  • Game Design: Annunziata & Novak
Art & Cinematics: Angel Studios
  • Creative Director: Jill Hunt
  • Producer: Jennifer Johnston
  • Cinematic Design/Storyboards: Allen Battino
  • Art Director: Daren Bader
  • Animators: Michael Limber, James Polk, Peter Megow, Rod Stafford
  • Lighting: Carlos Cabral
  • 3D Artists: Stacy Curry, Rob Howard, Lisa Mulvaney, Brian Newlin
  • Technical Consultant: Jim McLeod
  • Technical Support: Mark Adan, Scott Vye, Teresa Shaw
  • Motion Capture Programmer: Tim Monk
  • Motion Capture Support: Art Wasem
  • Production Assistant: Glen Hernandez
  • Music Composed And Performed by: Ronnie Montrose
  • Additional Music Composition, Arrangement And Programming For The Saturn by: Jim Hedges
  • Generator Room Level Music Composed & Produced by: Brian Coburn
  • Interactive Music Design and Audio Programming: Tom Miley
  • Sound design: Brian Coburn
  • Recording And Mix Engineer: Gordon Lyon
  • Audio Production Coordinator: Gordon Lyon
  • Audio: Philip Perkins
  • Midi Sound Recordist: Jennifer Hruska
  • Percussion: Michele Graybeal
  • Song Lyrics: Merle Kessler, Ronnie Thanks Tim Derwallis & Jeremy Stappard @ Sony USA
  • Screenplay by: Merle Kessler
  • Cinematic Post Production: Eric Caplain
  • Talent Coordinator: Adam Sevillia
  • Production Coordinators: Marianne Arotzarena, Debbie Kramer
  • Animator: Suzie Greene, John Broenen
  • Artist: Ernie Chan
  • Additional Animation: Metropolis Digital, Bruce Straley
  • Additional Programming: Ray Frericks
Live Action Crew
  • Director of Photography: Bill Holshevnikoff
  • Ultimattist: Jim Rolin
  • Key Grips: Jamie Campana, Jim Stewart
  • Gaffer: Daryl Flowers, Greg Davies
  • Swing/Grip: Lana Bernberg, Chris Schellenberger
  • Jib Arm Operator: Maciel Lopez
  • Jib From Northern Lights: Mike Murphy
Additional Crew
  • Costumes & Props: Laura Hazless
  • Fiber Optic Specialist: Richard Dubin
  • Make-Up & Props: Joeann Edmonds
  • Assistants On The Set: David Young, Jennifer Hruska, Joe Cain


  • Actors
    • As "Dagoulian": Brian Vouglass
    • Talent Stand-In: Alana Huchital
    • As "Blind Man": Ronnie Montrose
  • Voices
    • As "Mr. Bones": F.Houston
    • As "Little People/Sparky": Marlowe Keffley
    • As "Little People": Brian Coburn
    • As "Blues Man": Paul Pena
    • As "Yeah!": Gerry Blau
  • Product Manager: Matt Dunbar
  • Marketing Manager: Anne Moellering
  • Packaging: Sarah Wittmer, Angel Studio, Mike Mangano
  • Manual: Curtis Clarkson
  • Instrumental Beings: Dave Albert, Bob Hardy, Mark Miller, Chris Walker
  • Lead Tester: Atom Ellis
  • Assistant Leads: Ben Rubright, Brendan Cahill, Matthew Cogley, Trent Haskins
  • Testers: Matt Underwood, Steve Perez, Marcus Montgomery, Len Jung, Amy Albertson, Ian McGuinness, Essie Hamadani, Sean Potter, Laughing Lloyd Kinoshita, David Dodge, John Fosnaugh, Nicole Tatum, Karen Brown, Samson "Bones" Maciel, Mike Callahan, Tom Collins, Greg Pett, Michael McCollom, Peter Young, Fred Selker, Ferdinand Villar, Oscar Ying, Dan Madar, Andrew Byrne, Scott Solmonson, Dennis Lee, Rey Alferez, Howard Gipson, Steve Perez, Jeff Hedges, Don Carmichael, Jeff Sanders, Brian Thoroman, Lance Nelson, Steve Thompson, Jason Cordero
  • Special Thanks To: Deborah Annunziata, John Shirley, Steve Payne, Michelle Higkey, ALI, Kelly, Nancy, Tina, Cindy, Jeffrey Mellem, Iain Davies, Paul, Byford, Anthony Gaud, Gary Blum, Bob Schonfisch, Arvin Carlson, Eileen Sacman, Frontline Marketing, Jef Feltman, Janine Cook, And Larry Loth, Jimme Mathews @Plus Four Marketing, Rick Gentry @ Hafler
  • Extra Special Thanks To: Mackie Designs, Seymour Duncan & Tom Waters @ Seymour Duncan Pickups, Sean Beresford & Jim Aschow @ Mesa Boogie, John Page, Gene Baker & Mark Carlson @ Fender Custom Shop
  • Producers: Ed Annunziata @ Crisi Albertson
  • Original Story And Game Concept: E. Ettore Annunziata



Magazine articles

Main article: Mr. Bones/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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EGM2 US 29.pdfEGM2 US 29.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
EGM² (US) #29: "November 1996" (1996-xx-xx)
also published in:
  • Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #89: "December 1996" (1996-xx-xx)[2]
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SSM JP 19970711 1997-23.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) #59: "1997-23 (1997-07-11)" (1997-06-27)
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SSM JP 19970718 1997-24.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) #60: "1997-24 (1997-07-18)" (1997-07-04)

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
89 №61, p118/119
63 №446, p33
60 №55, p72
89 №71, p88/89
66 №20, p66/67[3]
70 №1997-22, p171[4]
83 №, p10Media:SnGwSISDRZK Book JP.pdf[5]
76 №92
Sega Saturn
75
Based on
8 reviews

Saturn, US
MrBones Saturn US Box Back.jpgMrBones Saturn US Box Front.jpg
Cover
MrBones Saturn US Disc.jpg
Disc 1
Mrbones sat us manual.pdf
Manual
Saturn, EU
MrBones Saturn EU Box.jpg
Cover
Saturn, JP
MrBones Saturn JP Box Back.jpgMrBones Saturn JP Box Front.jpg
Cover
MrBones Saturn JP Spinecard.jpg
Spinecard
MrBones Saturn JP Disc.jpg
Disc 1
MrBones Saturn JP Disc2.jpg
Disc 2
Saturn, BR
MrBones BR cover.jpg
Cover

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Press release: 1997-02-26: Manx TT Leads Sega's Games Line Up For March
  2. File:EGM US 089.pdf, page 162
  3. File:SSM_UK_20.pdf, page 66
  4. File:SSM_JP_19970704_1997-22.pdf, page 173
  5. File:SnGwSISDRZK Book JP.pdf, page 12