Fire & Ice

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Fire & Ice
System(s): Sega Master System
Publisher: Tec Toy
Genre: Action

Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Master System
R$? 027360

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Fire & Ice is a platform game initially released on the Commodore Amiga, but brought to the Sega Master System in 1995.


The game follows "Cool Coyote", who must travel across several levels constructing ice keys (whose pieces are found by defeating enemies). Once an ice key is completed, a door will open allowing him to progress. Enemies are defeated by freezing them with snowballs and then walking into them.

There are a few key changes from the original Amiga version to accommodate for the weaker hardware. Levels are shorter and are less detailed, there are fewer enemies on screen and Cool Coyote has been given green overalls, possibly to make him appear less like Sonic the Hedgehog.


The Master System version of the game was released exclusively in Brazil, but was based on a version due for release by Virgin Games in Europe in March 1994[1]. The European version of the game was cancelled, presumably due to slowing Master System sales, but the console was still very popular in Brazil at the time and so Tec Toy, Sega's Brazilian distributors, published it there.

Production credits

  • Game Design by: Andrew Braybrook
  • Converted by: Darran Eteo, Steve Turner
  • Graphics by: John W Lilley

Magazine articles

Main article: Fire & Ice/Magazine articles.

Physical scans

Master System version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
82 №50, p90/91
80 №24, p136/137
Sega Master System
Based on
2 reviews

Master System, BR
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Unreleased versions

{{UnreleasedBob | developer=Graftgold Creative Software | publisher=Virgin Games | system=Sega Game Gear, Sega Mega Drive

| date=

Sega Mega Drive

1994-01[2] {{GG} 1994-06[3]

}} Plans for a Sega Mega Drive version were also put in place, but were scrapped. A Sega Game Gear version was reviewed in the March 1994 issue of Sega Pro, but never released. Both European Master System and Game Gear versions were scheduled for release in February 1994[4].

Game Gear version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
68 [5]
82 №50, p90/91
66 [6]
77 №15, p78
Sega Game Gear
Based on
4 reviews

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Master System
CRC32 8B24A640
MD5 85ACF93EDBA54485466AEB840966082B
SHA-1 0E12CE919CDA400B8681E18BDAD31BA74F07A92B
256kB Cartridge (BR)


Fire & Ice
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