Might and Magic: Gates to Another World

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Might and Magic: Gates to Another World
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Developer:
Original system(s): IBM PC
Genre: RPG

















Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
US
$59.9559.95[2] 703101
Sega Mega Drive
EU
E185SMX
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£49.9949.99[4] E185SMX
Sega Mega Drive
AU
Non-Sega versions
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Might and Magic: Gates to Another World is a Sega Mega Drive role-playing game developed by New World Computing and published by Electronic Arts. A port of the developer's titular 1988 IBM PC game Might and Magic II: Gates to Another World, it was first released in the United States and Europe in July 1991, and was brought to Australia some time later.

Production credits

Might and Magic is a Registered Trademark of New World Computing, Inc.
Copyright 1991 New World Computing, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
  • Game Design: Jon Van Caneghem
  • Programming: Douglas Grounds
  • Programming: Andrew Caldwell, Jill Bagley
  • Graphics: Bonita Long-Hemsath, Avril Harrison
  • Sound: Rob Wallace, Brian Howarth
  • Quality Control: Benjamin Bent, Allen Treschler, David Hathaway, Scott Smith, Paul Rattner
Source:
In-game credits
Might and Magic MD credits.pdf
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  • Game Design: Jon Van Caneghem
  • Game Graphics: Bonita Long-Hemsath, Avril Harrison
  • Programming: Douglas Grounds, Andrew Caldwell, Jill Bagley
  • Musical Score: Rob Wallace
  • Producer: Keith Francart
  • Product Management: David Bamberger, Rob Sears
  • Art Director: Nancy Fong
  • Documentation: Michael Humes
  • Documentation Layout: Evelyn Spire
  • Illustrations: Frank Cirocco, Jim Hummel
  • Quality Assurance: Steve Barry, Orlando Guzman, Steve Sammonds, Manny Granillo, Tim LeTourneau
Source:
US manual
Might And Magic Gates To Another World MD US Manual.pdf
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Magazine articles

Main article: Might and Magic: Gates to Another World/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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Print advert in GamePro (US) #25: "August 1991" (1991-xx-xx)
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Print advert in Mega Force (FR) #1: "Juillet/Août 1991" (1991-06-18)
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Physical scans

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1700 igr dlya Sega (RU)
70
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Aktueller Software Markt (DE)
70
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[9]
Dragon (US)
100
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Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide (UK)
80
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Games-X (UK) PAL
70
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Joystick (FR)
74
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Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming (UK) PAL
64
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Mega (UK) PAL
48
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Mega Force (FR) PAL
60
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MegaTech (UK)
81
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Mean Machines (UK)
80
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Mean Machines Sega (UK)
81
[19]
Mean Machines Sega (UK) PAL
43
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Player One (FR)
90
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Sega Power (UK) PAL
84
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Sega Power (UK) PAL
75
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Sega Power (UK)
75
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Sega Pro (UK) PAL
83
[25]
Tricks 16 bit (RU)
81
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Video Games (DE)
80
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Sega Mega Drive
74
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Might and Magic: Gates to Another World

Mega Drive, US
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Cover
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Cart
Might And Magic Gates To Another World MD US Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, EU
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Cover
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Cart
Might And Magic Gates To Another World MD US Manual.pdf
Manual
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2nd Manual
Mega Drive, AU

Technical information

Main article: Might and Magic: Gates to Another World/Technical information.

References

  1. GamePro, "June 1991" (US; 1991-xx-xx), page 40
  2. VideoGames & Computer Entertainment, "August 1991" (US; 1991-0x-xx), page 44
  3. 3.0 3.1 Computer Trade Weekly, "" (UK; 1991-07-01), page 10
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Mean Machines, "July 1991" (UK; 1991-06-29), page 63
  5. Mean Machines, "July 1991" (UK; 1991-06-29), page 6
  6. File:Might and Magic MD credits.pdf
  7. File:Might And Magic Gates To Another World MD US Manual.pdf, page 89
  8. 1700 igr dlya Sega, "" (RU; 2001-xx-xx), page 130
  9. 1700 igr dlya Sega, "" (RU; 2001-xx-xx), page 121
  10. 1700 igr dlya Sega, "" (RU; 2001-xx-xx), page 64
  11. Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide, "" (UK; 1993-11-18), page 72
  12. Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide, "" (UK; 1993-11-18), page 20
  13. Joystick, "Juillet/Août 1991" (FR; 1991-0x-xx), page 186
  14. Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming, "January 1993" (UK; 199x-xx-xx), page 93
  15. Mega, "April 1994" (UK; 1994-03-17), page 71
  16. Mega, "April 1994" (UK; 1994-03-17), page 96
  17. MegaTech, "Xmas 1991" (UK; 1991-12-06), page 79
  18. Mean Machines, "July 1991" (UK; 1991-06-29), page 36
  19. Mean Machines Sega, "October 1992" (UK; 1992-09-xx), page 140
  20. Mean Machines Sega, "August 1993" (UK; 1993-06-30), page 109
  21. Mean Machines Sega, "August 1993" (UK; 1993-06-30), page 76
  22. Sega Power, "September 1991" (UK; 1991-08-01), page 22
  23. Sega Power, "October 1991" (UK; 1991-09-05), page 54
  24. Sega Power, "December 1991" (UK; 1991-10-30), page 46
  25. Sega Pro, "April 1993" (UK; 1993-03-11), page 66
  26. Tricks 16 bit, "Tricks Sega Gold 800 igr" (RU; 1998-03-20), page 19
  27. Tricks 16 bit, "Tricks Sega Gold 800 igr" (RU; 1998-03-20), page 84


Might and Magic: Gates to Another World

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Might and Magic games for Sega systems
Might and Magic: Gates to Another World (1991) | Might and Magic III: Isles of Terra (1993) | Heroes of Might and Magic III (unreleased)