Centurion: Defender of Rome

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Centurion: Defender of Rome
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Developer:
Genre: Simulation

















Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
US
$59.9559.95[2] 702501
Sega Mega Drive
EU
E120SMXI
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£39.9939.99[4][3] E120SMXI
Sega Mega Drive
AU

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Centurion: Defender of Rome is a strategy game developed by Bits of Magic for DOS, and later ported to the Sega Mega Drive and Amiga by Electronic Arts.

Production credits

  • Game Design: Kellyn Beck, Evan & Nicky Robinson
  • Sega Conversion: Bits of Magic
  • Programming: Evan Robinson
  • Technical Assistance: Dominique Philippine, Ed Luebke
  • Graphics: Scott Walin, Jim Sachs, Dennis Clevenger, Michael Kosaka
  • Music: Jon Newton, Michael Bard
  • Producer: Chris Wilson
  • Associate Producer: Roland Kippenhan
  • Assistant Producer: James Bailey
  • Testing: Mike Meischeid, Gerald McLane
  • Technical Director: Jesse Taylor
  • Product Management: Rob Sears, David Bamberger
  • Package Design: Lance Anderson
  • Package Illustration: Robert Hunt
  • Quality Assurance: Orlando Guzman, Manny Granillo
  • Documentation: R. J. Berg
  • Documentation Layout: Jennie Maruyama
  • Special Thanks to: Lee Taran
Source:
US Manual

Magazine articles

Main article: Centurion: Defender of Rome/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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Print advert in Mega Force (FR) #1: "Juillet/Août 1991" (1991-06-18)

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
1700 igr dlya Sega (RU)
50
[5]
ACE (UK)
81
[6]
ACE (UK) PAL
75
[7]
Consoles + (FR)
88
[8]
Console XS (UK) PAL
76
[9]
Cool Gamer (RU)
50
[10]
Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 1 (RU)
50
[11]
Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 4 (RU)
50
[12]
Games-X (UK)
90
[13]
Igry Sega Luchshiye iz luchshikh. Vypusk 1 (RU)
70
[14]
Joystick (FR)
90
[15]
Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming (UK) PAL
63
[16]
Mega Force (FR) PAL
70
[17]
MegaTech (UK)
52
[18]
Micromanía (segunda época) (ES)
72
[19]
Mean Machines Sega (UK)
52
[20]
Player One (FR)
85
[21]
Power Play (DE)
57
[22]
Raze (UK) PAL
87
[23]
Sega Power (UK) PAL
58
[24]
Sega Power (UK) PAL
25
[25]
Sega Pro (UK) PAL
70
[26]
Tricks 16 bit (RU)
65
[27]
Video Games (DE)
59
[28]
Sega Mega Drive
66
Based on
24 reviews

Centurion: Defender of Rome

Mega Drive, US
CenturionDefenderofRome US cover.jpg
Cover
Centurion MD US Cart.jpg
Cart
Centurion MD US Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, EU
CenturionDefenderofRome EU cover.jpg
Cover
Centurion MD US Cart.jpg
Cart
Centurion DoR MD EU Manual.jpg
Manual
Mega Drive, AU
Centurion MD AU cover.jpg
Cover

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 21283b14
MD5 5a8ef8e6f3dbd98e88daf8f63a935928
SHA-1 8cc2a28309b2dc61da68c77d8a6545af05660e8b
768kB 1991-06 Cartridge (US/EU)

References

  1. GamePro, "June 1991" (US; 1991-xx-xx), page 38
  2. VideoGames & Computer Entertainment, "July 1991" (US; 1991-0x-xx), page 38
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Sega Power, "June 1991" (UK; 1991-05-02), page 16
  4. ACE, "September 1991" (UK; 1991-08-08), page 61
  5. 1700 igr dlya Sega, "" (RU; 2003-xx-xx), page 45
  6. ACE, "September 1991" (UK; 1991-08-08), page 60
  7. ACE, "December 1991" (UK; 1991-11-08), page 110
  8. Consoles +, "Septembre 1991" (FR; 1991-09-04), page 64
  9. Console XS, "June/July 1992" (UK; 1992-04-23), page 128
  10. Cool Gamer, "9" (RU; 2002-10-13), page 48
  11. Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 1, "" (RU; 1999-xx-xx), page 300
  12. Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 4, "" (RU; 2001-xx-xx), page 73
  13. Games-X, "25th-31st July 1991" (UK; 1991-07-25), page 23
  14. Igry Sega Luchshiye iz luchshikh. Vypusk 1, "" (RU; 2001-xx-xx), page 27
  15. Joystick, "Septembre 1991" (FR; 1991-0x-xx), page 169
  16. Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming, "January 1993" (UK; 199x-xx-xx), page 91
  17. Mega Force, "Septembre/Octobre 1991" (FR; 1991-09-13), page 85
  18. MegaTech, "Xmas 1991" (UK; 1991-12-06), page 76
  19. Micromanía (segunda época), "Octubre 1991" (ES; 1991-xx-xx), page 33
  20. Mean Machines Sega, "October 1992" (UK; 1992-09-xx), page 137
  21. Player One, "Septembre 1991" (FR; 1991-xx-xx), page 36
  22. Power Play, "8/91" (DE; 1991-07-1x), page 126
  23. Raze, "August 1991" (UK; 1991-06-27), page 38
  24. Sega Power, "August 1991" (UK; 1991-07-04), page 26
  25. Sega Power, "October 1991" (UK; 1991-09-05), page 53
  26. Sega Pro, "April 1993" (UK; 1993-03-11), page 64
  27. Tricks 16 bit, "Tricks Sega Gold 800 igr" (RU; 1998-xx-xx), page 40
  28. Video Games, "3/91" (DE; 1991-09-06), page 86
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