A Dinosaur's Tale

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A Dinosaur's Tale
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Sound driver: GEMS
Genre: Action

Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
$? T-112036


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A Dinosaur's Tale is a 1994 platformer for the Sega Mega Drive, developed by Funcom and published Hi-Tech Entertainment, tying into the 1993 movie We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story.

The game was only released in the US, and is unrelated to the Super NES and Game Boy games based on the film (which are actually named after the film).


You play as either of the two child protagonists, Louie or Cecilia, as they complete various predefined tasks in side-scrolling platforming levels.

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Production credits

  • Programming: Roar Flolo, Morten Ofstad
  • 3D Programming: Morten Ofstad
  • Editor Programming: Eivind Eklund, Ivar J. Olsen
  • Additional Programming: Carl H. Skaarstedt, Olav Morkrid
  • Background Graphics: Ole P. Rosenlund, Joachim Barrum, Tore Blystad, Ronnie Jensen
  • Sprite Graphics: Ole P. Rosenlund, Erik Bakken, Lars P. Arnfinsen, Joachim Barrum, Tore Blystad
  • Main Character Animation: Ole P. Rosenlund
  • Level Editing: Erik Bakken, Tore Blystad, Ronnie Jensen
  • Music: Kim Jensen
  • Game Design: Bjorn Roestoen, Gaute Godager, Ian Neil
  • Producers: Henning Rokling, Seth W. Rosenfeld
  • Executive Producer: Erik Gloersen
Source: In-game creditsMedia:ADinosaursTale MD credits.pdf[2]

Magazine articles

Main article: A Dinosaur's Tale/Magazine articles.

Physical scans

Mega Drive, US
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ADinosaursTale MD US Cart.jpg

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 70155b5b
MD5 122f44df25f3dd6a7f74f0f125905257
SHA-1 b1f8e741399fd2c28dfb1c3340af868d222b1c14
1MB 1994-06 Cartridge