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List of Sega Mega Drive homebrew games

From Sega Retro

Here is a complete list of Sega Mega Drive homebrew games. Translations of commercial games and small demos are not included in this list.

Original games

# Game Developer Year Genre External links Cartridge version Digital version Note
1 Super Ping-Pong Pure-Byte 1991 Pong Information
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None Free Download A simple pong game.
2 SegGala Bill Eubanks 1998 Arcade Shooter Game Information
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None Free Download A Galaga clone.
3 Ultimate Tetris Haroldo OK! 2001 Puzzle Official Site None Free Download A Tetris clone.
4 Tubes (Demo) Bruce Tomlin 2007 Puzzle Discussion
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None Free Download Make a completely capped group of pipes to score.
5 Airtstriker Electrokinesis Studios 2008 Vertical Shooter Official Site None Free Download Airstriker is a 1980's-like arcade vertical shooter with 2 player support and an endurance mode.
6 Tetrex Mairtrus 2008 Puzzle Discussion None Free Download A tetris clone.
7 260bSnake Sonic 65 2009 Arcade Discussion None Free Download A Snake clone in 260 bytes.
8 Pringles Game Future Driver 2009 Platformer Official Site
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None Free Download There are three worlds with each three levels. Collect all Pringles and don’t let your jump flow get into the wrong direction!
9 Pong RAM TmEE co. 2009 Pong Game Article None Free Download A small game of pong for Mega Drive / Genesis that makes no use of RAM at all, everything is done on CPU registers.
10 Pier Solar and the Great Architects Watermelon 2010 RPG Official Site 50$ None First 64 MEGA POWER game on the system and also the first to support a simultaneously playing Mega-CD disc.
11 Space Pixy Sarang 2010 Action Official Site
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None Free Download Created for 2010 Summer RETRO Neo Coding Compo.
12 Riley's Letter Recycle bgvanbur 2010 Educational Game Official Site
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None Free Download A letter based educational game for young kids.
13 Mega*QBert (Demo) Jaklub 2010 Puzzle Discussion
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None Free Download An unofficial sequel of Q*Bert for Sega Genesis.
14 Hangman SG Airwalk Studios 2011 Puzzle Official Site
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30$, Sold Out Free Download Test your skills in two different challenge levels, with over a thousand phrases to solve, spanning over 5 catagories.
15 Gen Poker Sebastian Mihai 2011 Poker Official Site None Free Download Get a winning hand, and then either gamble a few times, trying to guess whether the next card is red or black, or just collect.
16 Project MD Sik 2012 Platformer Official Site None Free Download Lots of graphical tricks, "inside of machine" environments.
17 Fuwa Fuwa Cotton Candies Future Driver 2013 Platformer Official Site None Free Download Player's cotton candies can push baby cotton candies. Stage clear when goal in the all baby cotton candies.
18 Sacred Line Genesis Sasha Darko 2013 Text Adventure Game Official Site
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39$ / 89$ (2015) 5.99$ (Standard) / 9.99$ (Unique) Unusual story and style, WAV soundtrack. Cartridge version released by Watermelon.
19 Old Ship PSCD.ru 2013 Text Adventure Game Official Site None Free Download A text adventure game with pictures. It was developed using Megadrive development engine called GINCS. Texts are completely in Russian.
20 Uninvited Guests Evil Wesker 2013 Adult Text Adventure Game Official Site None Free Download A text adventure game with pictures. It was developed using Megadrive development engine called GINCS. Texts are completely in Russian.
21 Glass Breaker TmEE co. 2013 Other Official Site
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None Free Download Objective of this game is to break all the windows of a house. It is not the easiest task because the inhabitants wont let you do so.
22 SupraKillminds Jack Nolddor 2013 Puzzle Official Site
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27,95 € (2014) Free Download First brand new puzzler released on cartridge on the system. Based on "Quarter" by Photon Storm. Cartridge version released by 1985 alternativo.
23 Invasion Psycatic Software 2013 Space Invaders Official Site
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Upcoming (2016) Free Download Has 6 different game modes. Also available on Sega CD.
24 Racer TOF Studio 2013 Racing Official Site Sold Out (2014) Free Download The road symbolizes the green line. And at every turn the player must choose one of two options for where to turn the steering wheel relative to the driver: the right or left.
25 Silent Hill: Genesis (Beta) lupus 2013 Text Adventure Game Official Site
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None Free Download A fan-made adaptation of the original Silent Hill for Sega Megadrive/Genesis in the form of visual novel, based on Silent Hill: Play novel for GBA.
26 Crazy Driver M-374 LX 2013 Racing Discussion None Free Download Crazy Driver is a simple driving game where you only need to avoid crashing into other cars. By driving faster, you get a higher score.
27 Mega Swirl (Demo) Zontar 2014 Puzzle Discussion
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None Free Download A fan adaptation of Sega Swirl, a puzzle game for Dreamcast initially released in 1999.
28 Goplanes (Demo) djcouchycouch 2014 Side-Scrolling Flying Game Discussion 1-2 None Free Download Plays like a SNES version of Sopwith. Made with SGDK toolkit.
29 Junkbots Moon Watcher & Bitslap 2014 Puzzle Official Site
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None Free Download An entry of BITBIT Jam 2014 Coding Competition.
30 Leovigildo's Murcian Conspiracy Pixel Bastards 2014 Arcade Official Site
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None Free Download A single screen arcade game.
31 Sega Master System Brawl (Demo) Bonaf 2014 Fighting Discussion 1-2-3 None Free Download A fighting game where all the characters are from the Master System.
32 Pingouin Bleu djcouchycouch 2014 Shoot'Em'Up Discussion
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None Free Download A horizontal shooter game featuring a penguin. Made with SGDK toolkit.
33 Pingouin Rose djcouchycouch 2014 Platformer Discussion
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None Free Download The player must brings stuffed toys (mostly penguins) back to the house. Made with SGDK toolkit.
34 Violence Pingouin djcouchycouch 2014 Action/Platformer Discussion
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None Free Download The player must help Violence Pingouin to slaughter few robots. Made with SGDK toolkit.
35 Zombi Terror Kabuto Factory 2015 Text adventure Official Site
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Sold Out Free Download A horror text adventure game. Also available on ZX Spectrum, C64, MSX, ZX81, and PC Windows.
36 Code Eliminator Jason Santuci 2015 Horizontal Shooter Official Site
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$46.00 None Sold at the 2015 Portland Retro Gaming Expo. A limited run of 40 copies made. Also available on Sega CD. Cartridge version released by John Hancock.
37 Ixion Nendo 2015 Action Official Site
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None Free Download Move the spaceship while avoiding bullets.
38 Solaris Nendo 2015 Puzzle Official Site None Free Download Tetris clone.
39 Tetris MD Nightmareci 2015 Puzzle Discussion None Free Download Tetris clone.
40 Star Chaser Sik 2015 Puzzle/Arcade Discussion
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None Free Download Taking control of one of four coloured balls, your task is to zoom around the maze-like scenery in a race to gather the forming stars before your enemies. Currently lacking sound.
41 Tro-Now Pixel Bastards South! 2015 Action Official Site
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None Free Download A 16-bit Tron homage. One of the winner in BITBIT Jam 2015 Coding Competition.
42 Scorpion Illuminati (Demo) Scorpion Illuminati 2015 Rhythm Game Official Site
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None Free Download A rhythm game written in pure Motorola 68000 Assembly language.
43 Doroppu Repixel8 2015 Puzzle Official Site
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None Free Download A tile matching game with influences taken from Puyo Puyo and Puzzle Bobble.
44 Papi Commando Studio Vetea 2015 Action/Arcade Official Site
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From 29$ None This action game support two players at once and features a big boss at the end.
45 T-Gun II Robot Urchin 2015 Vertical Shooter Discussion 1-2 None Free Download This shooter game contains seven levels and supports two players.
46 Counter-Strike 2D (Demo) PSCD.ru 2015 Top-View Shooter Article None Free Download Inspired from Counter-Strike game for PC. Run around arenas and shoot your opponent.
47 ASCII WARS ComradeOj 2015 Space Shooter Official Site
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$30.00–$40.00 (2016) Free Download A simple 2 player combat game. Cartridge version released by 8bit Evolution.
48 Error Rush ComradeOj 2015 Action Official Site
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None Free Download The objective of the game is to avoid running into the enemies for as long as you can. One new enemy is spawned every five seconds.
49 Gravity pig ComradeOj 2015 Platformer Official Site
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None Free Download A simple platformer game where you switch gravity instead of jumping. There are 15 stages and a boss fight at the end.
50 Liquid Space Dodger ComradeOj 2015 Action Official Site
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None Free Download An "infinite flyer" type game where you must dodge spikes that come at ever increasing speed.
51 The Adventures of DMA David ComradeOj 2016 Text adventure Official Site
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None Free Download Played by looking at a situation and pressing the co-responding action button to continue.
52 Virtua Worm ComradeOj 2016 Arcade/Puzzle Official Site
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None Free Download The game is like a cross between snake and pac-man. It's essentially a clone of an old web game called nibblet.
53 Fatal Smarties (Demo) Mike Tucker, Matt Cope, Jon Davies, Mike Clark 2016 Side Scrolling Shooter Official Site None Free Download Make for Global Game Jam 2016.
54 Sega CD Resurrection Project Hunter Pearson 2016 Text Adventure Games Official Site None Free Download A pack of five Sega Genesis and Sega CD games; Throne - a visual text-based adventure, Marco Polo - a collection of three games into one for impaired players, Argisub - A user must mach sound Frequencies, Throne CD, and Argisub CD. Make for Global Game Jam 2016.
55 Escape 2042: The Truth Defenders Cédric Bourse[1] (as Orion_[2]) 2017 Puzzle/Platformer Official Site From 25€ 5€[3] This game is a fast paced 2D platformer with puzzle elements, similar to Impossible: Mission or Zillion. It is also available for Game Boy, Dreamcast and Windows.
56 Tanglewood Big Evil Corporation 2018 Puzzle/Platformer Official Site £54 14.99€[4] Tanglewood is a brand new and original puzzle-platforming game originally released for the SEGA Mega Drive and Genesis. It is also available for Windows, Mac and Linux, as an emulator with a digital copy of the Mega Drive game, from GOG, Itch.io and Steam.

Ports

# Game Developer Year Genre External links Cartridge version Digital version Note
1 Teenage Queen MD Pascal-O-Rama 2006 Strip Poker Official Site None Free Download It's a straight port of a famous Strip Poker game available for the Atari ST.
2 Chuchu rocket MD (Demo) Fonzie 2007 Puzzle Discussion
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None Free Download Ported from GBA, was released on Sega CD as Mighty Mighty Missile.
3 Sonic the Hedgehog Megamix (v3.0) Team Megamix 2007 Action Official Site
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None Free Download Multiperson disassembly modification of the original Sonic the Hedgehog.
4 Yie Ar Kung Fu Evgeny 2008 Fighting Discussion
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None Free Download A complete port of the original NES game.
5 Angry Birds (Demo) Zhengyaxin_8bit 2008 Action Discussion 1-2 None Free Download A homebrew re-creation of Angry Birds for the Sega Megadrive.
6 Miniball SE  ??? 2008 Board Game Article None Free Download A port of original Miniball SE.
7 Battle City krikzz 2008 Action Discussion
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None Free Download A remake of Battle City game for NES.
8 Super Mario Bros Mairtrus 2010 Platformer Discussion None Free Download A complete port of the Super Mario Bros game for NES.
9 Berzerk Paul Lee 2010 Action Download None Free Download A complete port of the Berzerk game for Atari.
10 Rick Dangerous Pascal-O-Rama 2011 Action/ Platformer Official Site
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None Free Download A complete port of the Atari ST version.
11 Oh Mummy! Genesis 1985 alternativo 2012 Action Official Site
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24,95€, Sold Out Free Download 2-in-1 (port and original version of Amstrad CPC game). Cartridge version released by 1985 alternativo.
12 Barbarian F.L. 2012 Action Official Site None Free Download Ports of 7 different version (Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Atari ST, Amiga 500, PC-DOS, and AppleII). Created for the 25th anniversary of the game Barbarian in 2012.
13 Crazy Cars MD F.L. 2013 Racing Official Site None Free Download Remake of the best racing game of Amstrad CPC released in 1988.
14 Wolfenstein 3D gasega68k 2013 FPS Discussion None Free Download Port of Wolfenstein 3D for PC.
15 Starfox (Demo) gasega68k 2013 Action Discussion
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None Free Download Port of Starfox for SNES. But, just a demo.
16 MineSweeper PSCD.ru 2013 Puzzle Official Site None Free Download Port of popular MineSweeper game.
17 Sumo Slam! Segaman Production 2013 Arcade Official Site
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None Free Download Port of a JAVA mobile phone game "Sumo Smash!". Music has been ripped from the Sonic hack "SoniNeko". Has a cheat code to make the game harder, but it requires 6-button gamepad (U, D, U, U, D, U, D, U, D).
18 Uwol: Quest for Money The Mojon Twins/ Shiru 2013 Platformer Official Site
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27,95€ (Bigbox) 24,95 € (Shitbox)
5$ (pirate)
Free Download Port of a ZX Spectrum game by The Mojon Twins. Ported by Shiru, and Cartridge version released by 1985 alternativo.
19 Fix-It Felix Jr. MD Future Driver 2013 Action Official Site
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None Free Download Port of a pseudo retro game in Flash by Disney (to help promote Wreck It Ralph).
20 Fix-It Felix Jr. MD Airwalk Studios 2014 Action Official Site
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$37.50 Free Download Port of a pseudo retro game in Flash by Disney (to help promote Wreck It Ralph).
21 2048 Oerg866 2014 Puzzle Discussion 1-2 None Free Download A direct port of popular 2048 game.
22 Flappy Bird PSCD.ru 2014 Action Official Site None Free Download Port of popular game for Android and iOS.
23 Mega Squad Advantage (Demo) Bibin 2014 Action Discussion None Free Download The game was supposed to play like a mix of Joust, Super Smash Bros, and Towerfall.
24 Chase Jack Nolddor 2014 Arcade Official Site
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None Free Download A port of NES game.
25 BugHunt Jack Nolddor & MoonWatcherMD 2015 Arcade Official Site
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None Free Download A port of PC game by Lazy Brain Games.
26 G-Zero (Demo) gasega68k 2015 Racing Article
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None Free Download A port of original F-Zero game for SNES.
27 Octopus theelf 2015 Platformer Article None Free Download A port of original Octopus game for Game & Watch. Sega CD version also available.
28 L'Abbaye des Morts Locamalito, Mun 2017 Platformer PlayOnRetro (via mail), Mega Cat Studios Name-your-own-price download A port of the Spectrum-inspired Windows game.

Games under development

External links

  • https://www.mobygames.com/developer/sheet/view/developerId,667748/
  • http://mag.mo5.com/actu/116226/test-escape-2042-the-truth-defenders/
  • https://orionsoft.itch.io/escape2042
  • https://www.gog.com/game/tanglewoodr