Instruments of Chaos Starring Young Indiana Jones

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Instruments of Chaos Starring Young Indiana Jones
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Publisher: Sega
Sound driver: GEMS
Genre: Action

Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
Sega Mega Drive
Sega Mega Drive

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Instruments of Chaos Starring Young Indiana Jones is a side-scrolling action game based on the Indiana Jones series. It was released exclusively for the Sega Mega Drive in 1993.



During development the game was known as The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles or just Young Indiana Jones.

Instruments of Chaos was once planned for release on the the Sega Mega-CD, being shown at Summer CES 1993[2] with a view of being released in July 1993[3]). This version would have had "18 tracks of studio recorded CD music"[4].

Production credits

Magazine articles

Main article: Instruments of Chaos Starring Young Indiana Jones/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

ASVG 13 SCG.pdf

Print advert in AS Magazin-Video Igrice (SCG) #13: "Jul-Avgust 1995" (1995-xx-xx)

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
50 [5]
30 [6]
39 №33, p48
66 [7]
Sega Mega Drive
Based on
4 reviews

Mega Drive, US
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Mega Drive, BR
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Mega Drive, Asia
InstrumentsofChaos MD AS cover.jpg
InstrumentsofChaos MD AS cart.jpg
InstrumentsofChaos MD AS Manual English.jpg
InstrumentsofChaos MD AS Manual Chinese.jpg
Chinese Manual

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 4e384ef0
MD5 94149f13114eb4084f82e4a01dca7857
SHA-1 7ffd31a8fd0f2111ef3dcce1b8493e6ea6e24deb
1MB 1994-01 Cartridge (US)
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 f43112c3
MD5 b213f0afdeb0c8492d9d117432545b5e
SHA-1 2174482b62d11a73fd5edff55d111f9bcac53d97
1MB 1994-01-27 CD-R disc[8] Page
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 f3498542
MD5 4f3479a27ee989f32ed51bd7753c9955
SHA-1 e3dc69f339f6ec6e766578edee4cc05f429a689a
1MB 1994-01-26 CD-R disc[9] Page
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 3c46d83d
MD5 1a54b8855aaff03d72bc3a0b6a797df5
SHA-1 e4afc2d09815495e7d15111a1698e8f324e5873d
1MB 1994-01-03 CD-R disc[10] Page
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 263f1a4c
MD5 313b6b873deef36947f0e4c077c1b5cd
SHA-1 99cb157adb1b6295ab04955efdc8868ba5ac4d9f
1MB 1994-01-01 CD-R disc[11] Page
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 94b02351
MD5 a8865df89f7edebb0ba47510be246305
SHA-1 10ce37b58d423fdab76e0c53a3b2d379ae9f1221
1MB 1993-12-29 CD-R disc[12] Page
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 51ca641c
MD5 5f805ee99778ff18a47f794530a72bdf
SHA-1 e6b8d13344f37aff131edea4f3f3b20100f63e72
1MB 1993-12-28 CD-R disc[13] Page
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 f285ad46
MD5 a3b7de5e6c1d31c69829c009dcb70763
SHA-1 4f0ef01ada3090d6a4004ec6d46dea5c20e34e1a
0.99MB 1993-12-28 CD-R disc[14] Page
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 14443a29
MD5 242315932a430ce96ea1472c7f9d3c4f
SHA-1 ed02300b73f66b6ca41c282a5b9ab55c30b4c7c8
0.99MB 1993-09-23 CD-R disc[15] Page
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 44f6be35
MD5 ec889336c50f215a0a248f09ee0df686
SHA-1 1b1a2dc24e4decebc6f1717d387d560a1ae9332c
512kB 1992-11 Page
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 ad6c2050
MD5 100a8923c724b23fac53816730b81db8
SHA-1 63f5ac7dddb166fba76d74c58daf320568d6b016
1.5MB 1992-07 Page