The Flintstones (Taito)

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The Flintstones
Publisher: Taito
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Genre: Action

Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
¥3,880 T-11173
Sega Mega Drive
$? T-11116
Sega Mega Drive
EU (Classic)
€? 1088-50
Sega Mega Drive
£39.99[2][3] 1088-50
Sega Mega Drive
?F 1088-50
Sega Mega Drive
? 1088-50
Sega Mega Drive
?Ptas 1088-50
Sega Mega Drive
$? ?

The Flintstones (フリントストーン) is a 1993 platformer for the Sega Mega Drive by Taito made with the The Flintstones license. Wilma has lost some things and it's up to you, as Fred, to go find them.

A and C jump. B attacks enemies. To climb up ledges, stand near the ledge and jump, then hold the jump button to grab on, then hit Up while holding the jump button to climb.

Production credits

  • Planner: T.Iwasaki, T.Kubota, T.Nakamura, S.Nishiyama
  • Programmer: SO, T.Ariga, Uni
  • Designer: T.Toriumi, K.Sato, Y.Kasai, J.Oda, M.Sahara, T.Kohno, M.Takahashi
  • Special Thanks: Hiraiwa Family, H.Kawano, T.Nishikawa, Suit.S, H.Kajita, Onijust
Source: In-game credits

Magazine articles

Main article: The Flintstones (Taito)/Magazine articles.

Promotional material


GamePro US 046.pdf

Print advert in
GamePro (US) #46: "May 1993" (1993-xx-xx)
also published in:
  • GamePro (US) #48: "July 1993" (1993-xx-xx)[5]

PlayTime DE 1993-08.pdf

Print advert in
Play Time (DE) #8/93 (1993-07-07)
also published in:

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
73 №22
80 №139, p88/89[3]
73 №46, p60[1]
33 №7, p66
69 №11, p40/41
78 №9, p38/39
84 №1, p44
45 №18, p36/37
80 №9, p74-76[7]
80 №33, p66/67
59 №45, p70/71
79 №20, p46/47
75 №9, p32/33
87 №19, p26-29[8]
85 №1, p11
91 №12, p26/27
Sega Mega Drive
Based on
16 reviews

Mega Drive, US
Flintstones MD US Box.jpg
Flinstones MD US Cart.jpg
Mega Drive, EU
Flintstones MD EU Box.jpg
Flintstones MD EU Cart.jpg
Mega Drive, EU
(Classic Mega Drive)
Flintstones MD EU Box Classic.jpg
Flintstones MD EU Cart.jpg
Mega Drive, JP
Flintstones MD JP Box.jpg
TheFlintstones MD JP CartTop.jpg
Flintstones MD JP Cart.jpg
Mega Drive, SE (Rental)

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 7c982c59
MD5 60ea3535c8a939d26ded83bde0f4809d
SHA-1 5541579ffaee1570da8bdd6b2c20da2e395065b0
512kB 1993-02 Cartridge (US)
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 21845d61
MD5 cdccd5fe37bea01b51a4dc15ade35167
SHA-1 6350da9fa81a84a7a73d0238be135b1331147599
512kB 1993-03 Cartridge (EU)
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 920a3031
MD5 a161b33377258252018326c91cf8b7ed
SHA-1 a3dc66bb5b35916a188b2ef4b6b783f3c5ffc03c
512kB 1993-02 Cartridge (JP)


  1. 1.0 1.1 File:GamePro US 046.pdf, page 60
  2. 2.0 2.1 File:SegaForce UK 19.pdf, page 29
  3. 3.0 3.1 File:CVG UK 139.pdf, page 88
  4. File:SegaMagazine DE 01.pdf, page 59
  5. File:GamePro US 048.pdf, page 57
  6. File:SegaMagazin DE 01.pdf, page 67
  7. File:MeanMachinesSega09UK.pdf, page 74
  8. File:SegaForce UK 19.pdf, page 26

Games based on Hanna-Barbera cartoon shows released for Sega systems
Sega Master System
The Flintstones (1991)
Sega Mega Drive
The Flintstones (Taito) (1993) | The Pirates of Dark Water (1994) | Yogi Bear: Cartoon Capers (1994) | Scooby-Doo Mystery (1995) | The Flintstones (Ocean) (199x) | Wacky Races (unreleased)
Sega Dreamcast
Wacky Races (2000) | The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas (unreleased)