Bill Walsh College Football

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Bill Walsh College Football
System(s): Sega Mega Drive, Sega Mega-CD
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Developer:
Sound driver: Electronic Arts/Jim & Joel Simmons
Peripherals supported: 4 Way Play
Genre: Sports

















Number of players: 1-4
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
US
$59.9559.95[2][3] 714501
Sega Mega Drive
EU
E247SMXI
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£44.9944.99[6][4] E247SMXI
Sega Mega Drive
AU
Sega Mega-CD
US
$59.9559.95[8] T-50025
Videogame Rating Council: GA
Sega Mega-CD
UK
£39.9939.99[9][10] T-50025-05
Sega Mega-CD
BR
063350
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Bill Walsh College Football is a 1993 American football game by Electronic Arts for the Sega Mega-CD, later released in 1994 on the Sega Mega Drive. While EA's Madden series is based around the NFL, BWCF focuses on football as played by American colleges and universities. It was followed by Bill Walsh College Football '95.

Magazine articles

Main article: Bill Walsh College Football/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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Print advert in Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #50: "September 1993" (1993-xx-xx)
also published in:

Physical scans

Mega Drive version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
72 №23, p141
84 [12]
93 [13]
71 [14]
35 [15]
75 №13, p18/19
78 №12, p47
89 №3, p23
91 [16]
78 [4]
91 №23, p82
73 [17]
Sega Mega Drive
78
Based on
12 reviews
Mega Drive, US
BWCF MD US Box.jpg
Cover
BWCF MD US Cart.jpg
Cart
Bill Walsh College Football MD US Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, EU
BWCF MD EU Box.jpg
Cover
BWCF MD US Cart.jpg
Cart

Mega-CD version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
{{{{{icon}}}|L}} Division by zero.
Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
95
[18]
Joker (SI)
81
[19]
Joypad (FR) PAL
60
[20]
Mega (UK) PAL
78
[21]
Mega Action (UK) PAL
83
[9]
Mega Force (FR)
50
[22]
Mega Fun (DE) PAL
80
[23]
Player One (FR)
75
[24]
Sega Pro (UK) NTSC-U
88
[25]
Sega Zone (UK) PAL
78
[26]
Video Games (DE) NTSC-J
62
[27]
Sega Mega-CD
75
Based on
11 reviews

Bill Walsh College Football

Mega-CD, US
BWCF MCD US Box Back.JPGBWCF MCD US Box Front.jpg
Cover
BWCF MCD US Disc.jpg
Disc
Bwcf mcd us manual.pdf
Manual
Mega-CD, EU
BWCF MCD EU Box Back.jpgBWCF MCD EU Box Front.jpg
Cover
BWCF MCD EU Spinecard.jpg
Spinecard
Mega-CD, BR
BWCF MCD BR Box Back.jpgBWCF MCD BR Box Spine.jpgBWCF MCD BR Box Front.jpg
Cover
Billwalsh mcd br manual.pdf
Manual

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 3ed83362
MD5 1d51bbd116b76c6fdd6b7dd4c80e4957
SHA-1 2bbb454900ac99172a2d72d1e6f96a96b8d6840b
1MB 1993-06 Cartridge (US/EU)
Sega Mega-CD
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
264,597,648 1993-10 CD (US) T-50025
Sega Mega-CD
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
269,612,112 1993-10 CD (EU) T-50025-05

References

  1. Sega Visions, "August/September 1993" (US; 1993-xx-xx), page 104
  2. GamePro, "September 1993" (US; 1993-xx-xx), page 114
  3. VideoGames, "September 1993" (US; 1993-xx-xx), page 48
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Sega Power, "September 1993" (UK; 1993-08-05), page 47
  5. 5.0 5.1 Mega, "September 1993" (UK; 1993-08-19), page 47
  6. Sega Force Mega, "November 1993" (UK; 1993-10-14), page 54
  7. https://groups.google.com/g/rec.games.video.sega/c/NkbWH2IBhhI/m/Un9ycUn3F1IJ
  8. GamePro, "February 1994" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 133
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Mega Action, "March 1994" (UK; 1994-02-24), page 62
  10. Mega Power, "May 1994" (UK; 1994-04-21), page 50
  11. Sega Visions, "October/November 1993" (US; 1993-xx-xx), page 22
  12. Computer & Video Games, "November 1993" (UK; 1993-10-15), page 88
  13. GamePro, "September 1993" (US; 1993-xx-xx), page 96 (114)
  14. GamesMaster, "September 1993" (UK; 1993-08-19), page 66/67 (66)
  15. Joypad, "Septembre 1993" (FR; 1993-0x-xx), page 126
  16. Player One, "Septembre 1993" (FR; 1993-08-xx), page 134 (128)
  17. Sega Force Mega, "November 1993" (UK; 1993-10-14), page 52-54 (52)
  18. GamePro, "February 1994" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 132
  19. Joker, "Maj 1994" (SI; 1994-xx-xx), page 21
  20. Joypad, "Avril 1994" (FR; 1994-0x-xx), page 110
  21. Mega, "February 1994" (UK; 1994-01-20), page 22
  22. Mega Force, "Mai 1994" (FR; 1994-0x-xx), page 91
  23. Mega Fun, "04/94" (DE; 1994-03-23), page 115
  24. Player One, "Avril 1994" (FR; 1994-0x-xx), page 106
  25. Sega Pro, "March 1994" (UK; 1994-01-27), page 62
  26. Sega Zone, "February 1994" (UK; 1994-01-27), page 45
  27. Video Games, "5/94" (DE; 1994-04-27), page 88


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Electronic Arts sports games for Sega systems
American Football
John Madden Football (1990) | John Madden Football '92 (1991) | John Madden Football '93 (1992) | John Madden Football: Championship Edition (1992) | Mutant League Football (1993) | Madden NFL '94 (1993) | Bill Walsh College Football (1993) | Bill Walsh College Football '95 (1994) | Madden NFL '95 (1994) | Madden NFL 96 (1995) | College Football USA 96 (1995) | Madden NFL 97 (1996) | College Football USA 97 (1996) | Madden NFL 98 (1997)
Baseball
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Basketball
Lakers versus Celtics and the NBA Playoffs (1990) | Bulls vs Lakers and the NBA Playoffs (1991) | Jordan vs Bird (1992) | Team USA Basketball (1992) | Bulls versus Blazers and the NBA Playoffs (1993) | NBA Showdown '94 (1994) | NBA Live 95 (1994) | NBA Live 96 (1995) | Coach K College Basketball (1995) | NBA Live 97 (Mega Drive) (1996) | NBA Live 97 (Saturn) (1996) | NBA Live 98 (Mega Drive) (1997) | NBA Live 98 (Saturn) (1997)
Golf
Zany Golf (1990) | PGA Tour Golf (1990) | PGA Tour Golf II (1992) | PGA Tour Golf III (1994) | PGA European Tour (1994) | PGA Tour 96 (1995) | PGA Tour 97 (1996)
Ice Hockey
NHL Hockey (Mega Drive) (1991) | NHLPA Hockey '93 (1992) | NHL Hockey '94 (1993) | Elitserien 95 (1994) | Mutant League Hockey (1994) | NHL 95 (1994) | Elitserien 96 (1995) | NHL 96 (1995) | NHL Hockey (Game Gear) (1995) | NHL 97 (Mega Drive) (1996) | NHL 97 (Saturn) (1996) | NHL 98 (Mega Drive) (1997) | NHL 98 (Saturn) (1997)
Racing
Mario Andretti Racing (1994) | Andretti Racing (1996) | NASCAR 98 (1997)
Rugby
Rugby World Cup 1995 (1994) | Australian Rugby League (1995)
Soccer
FIFA International Soccer (8-bit) (1993) | FIFA International Soccer: Championship Edition (1994) | FIFA Soccer 95 (1994) | FIFA Soccer 96 (32X | Saturn) (1995) | FIFA Soccer 97 (Gold Edition) (1996) | FIFA Road to World Cup 98 (Mega Drive) (1997) | FIFA Road to World Cup 98 (Saturn) (1997)
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