The Ottifants

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  • Master System
  • Game Gear

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The Ottifants
System(s): Sega Mega Drive, Sega Master System, Sega Game Gear
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
Sound driver:
Sega Mega Drive
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Genre: Action[1][2]

















Number of players: 1
Official in-game languages:
  • Deutsch
  • English
  • Français
  • Italiano
  • Español
  • Release Date RRP Code
    Sega Mega Drive
    EU
    1531
    Sega Mega Drive
    EU
    (Classic)
    1531-50
    Sega Mega Drive
    DE
    DM 99.9599.95[5] 1531
    Sega Mega Drive
    UK
    £44.9944.99[3][4] 1531
    Sega Mega Drive
    AU
    FOTT00SMC
    Sega Mega Drive
    AU
    (Gold)
    FOTT00SMC
    Sega Mega Drive
    AS
    1531-11
    Sega Master System
    EU
    7120
    Sega Master System
    EU
    (Classic)
    7120-50
    Sega Master System
    UK
    £29.9929.99[6] 7120
    Sega Master System
    BR
    025450
    Sega Game Gear
    EU
    2444
    Sega Game Gear
    EU
    (Classic)
    2444-50
    Sega Game Gear
    UK
    £27.9927.99[7] 2444
    Sega Game Gear
    BR
    075420

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    The Ottifants is a Sega Mega Drive, Sega Master System and Sega Game Gear platform game, based on the characters designed by German comedian Otto Waalkes.

    Production credits

    Mega Drive version

    • Programmed by: Eldon Lewis, Iain Wallington
    • Artists: John Lilley, John Kershaw, Colin Seaman, Martin Sawkins, Emma Cubberly
    Source:
    www.graftgold.co.uk[8]


    Master System and Game Gear versions

    • Programmed by: Kevin Holloway
    Source:
    www.graftgold.co.uk[8]


    Magazine articles

    Main article: The Ottifants/Magazine articles.

    Promotional material

    Logo-pdf.svg
    Print advert in Play Time (DE) #1993-10: "10/93" (1993-09-08)
    also published in:

    Physical scans

    Mega Drive version

    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Score Source
    69 [10]
    Sega Mega Drive
    69
    Based on
    1 review
    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Version Score
    1700 igr dlya Sega (RU)
    40
    [11]
    Joypad (HU)
    80
    [12]
    Mega (UK) PAL
    66
    [13]
    Mega Action (UK) PAL
    75
    [4]
    Mega Force (FR)
    77
    [14]
    Mega Fun (DE) PAL
    80
    [15]
    MegaTech (UK) PAL
    67
    [3]
    Magazina Igrushek (RU)
    50
    [16]
    Mean Machines Sega (UK) PAL
    68
    [17]
    Player One (FR)
    53
    [18]
    Sega Magazin (DE) PAL
    84
    [19]
    Sega Power (UK) PAL
    64
    [20]
    Sega Pro (UK) PAL
    83
    [21]
    Sega Zone (UK) PAL
    44
    [22]
    Sonic the Comic (UK) PAL
    70
    [23]
    Todo Sega (ES) PAL
    85
    [24]
    Tricks 16 bit (RU)
    64
    [25]
    Video Games (DE) PAL
    66
    [26]
    Sega Mega Drive
    68
    Based on
    18 reviews

    The Ottifants

    Mega Drive, EU
    Ottifants MD EU Box.jpg
    Cover
    Ottifants MD EU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    TheOttifants MD EU Manual.pdf
    Manual
    Mega Drive, EU (Classic Mega Drive)
    Ottifants MD EU Box Classic.jpg
    Cover
    Ottifants MD EU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    TheOttifants MD EU Manual.pdf
    Manual
    Ottifants MD EU classic pcb.jpg
    PCB
    Mega Drive, FR

    The Ottifants MD FR Manual.pdf
    Manual
    Mega Drive, FR (Blister pack)
    Ottifants MD FR blister front.jpg
    Cover
    Mega Drive, AU
    Ottifants MD AU Box Back.JPGNospine.pngOttifants MD AU cover.jpg
    Cover
    Ottifants MD AU Black Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Ottifants MD AU Manual.jpg
    Manual
    Ottifants MD AU Cart.jpg
    Silver Cart Variant
    Mega Drive, AU (Sega Gold Collection)
    Ottifants MD AU Box Gold.jpg
    Cover
    Ottifants MD AU Black Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Ottifants MD AU Manual.jpg
    Manual
    Ottifants MD AU Cart.jpg
    Silver Cart Variant
    Mega Drive, Asia
    Ottifants MD AS Box.jpg
    Cover
    Ottifants MD AS Cart.jpg
    Cart

    Master System version

    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Score Source
    {{{{{icon}}}|L}} Division by zero.
    Based on
    0 review
    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Version Score
    Gamers (DE)
    53
    [27]
    Joypad (FR) PAL
    76
    [28]
    Mega Force (FR)
    82
    [29]
    Player One (FR)
    78
    [18]
    Sega Magazin (DE)
    78
    [30]
    Sonic the Comic (UK) PAL
    70
    [31]
    Video Games (DE) PAL
    70
    [32]
    Sega Master System
    72
    Based on
    7 reviews

    The Ottifants

    Master System, EU
    Ottifants SMS EU Box.jpg
    Cover
    Ottifants SMS EU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    The Ottifants SMS EU Manual.pdf
    Manual
    Master System, EU (Classic Master System)
    Ottifants SMS EU Box Classic.jpg
    Cover
    Ottifants SMS EU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Master System, BR
    Ottifants SMS BR Box.jpg
    Cover
    Ottifants SMS BR Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Master System, BR (Sega Special sticker)
    Ottifants SMS BR Box (Alt).jpg
    Cover
    Ottifants SMS BR Cart (Alt).jpg
    Cart
    Ottifants SMS BR Manual (Alt).pdf
    Manual

    Game Gear version

    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Score Source
    {{{{{icon}}}|L}} Division by zero.
    Based on
    0 review
    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Version Score
    Computer & Video Games (UK)
    85
    [7]
    Gamers (DE)
    60
    [27]
    Joypad (HU)
    80
    [12]
    Mega Force (FR)
    84
    [33]
    Player One (FR)
    91
    [34]
    Sega Pro (UK) PAL
    63
    [35]
    Video Games (DE) PAL
    70
    [32]
    Sega Game Gear
    76
    Based on
    7 reviews

    The Ottifants

    Game Gear, EU
    Ottifants GG EU Box Back.jpgOttifants GG EU Box Spine.jpgOttifants GG EU Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    Ottifants GG EU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Ottifants GG EU Manual.jpg
    Manual
    Game Gear, EU (Classic Game Gear)
    Ottifants GG EU Box Back Classic.jpgOttifants GG EU Classic Box Spine.jpgOttifants GG EU Box Front Classic.jpg
    Cover
    Ottifants GG EU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Ottifants GG EU Manual.jpg
    Manual
    Game Gear, BR
    Ottifants GG BR back.jpgNospine.pngOttifants GG BR Box.jpg
    Cover
    Ottifants gg br cart.jpg
    Cart

    Technical information

    ROM dump status

    System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
    Sega Mega Drive
    CRC32 41ac8003
    MD5 651d4307d7feae3e7342ee2f3d824ef8
    SHA-1 4bb7cfc41ea7eaaed79ec402ec0d551c1e5c5bb6
    1MB 1993-09 Cartridge (EU)
    Sega Master System
     ?
    CRC32 82ef2a7d
    MD5 f64ea159120c018e05fb95ac8533e9eb
    SHA-1 465e7a8cdfad8fc96587f6516770eb81a171f036
    256kB Cartridge (EU)
    Sega Game Gear
     ?
    CRC32 1e673168
    MD5 985cca80d9837bdeb6c5f593b541d025
    SHA-1 e66185d8f389ea2c48842f2623349c5cc8b1463d
    256kB Cartridge (EU)

    References

    1. File:Ottifants GG EU Box Back.jpg
    2. File:Ottifants SMS EU Box.jpg
    3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 MegaTech, "December 1993" (UK; 1993-11-20), page 78
    4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Mega Action, "Christmas 1993" (UK; 1993-12-02), page 25
    5. Sega Magazin, "September/Oktober 1993" (DE; 1993-09-01), page 55
    6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Sega Power, "October 1993" (UK; 1993-09-02), page 25
    7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Computer & Video Games, "December 1993" (UK; 1993-11-15), page 101
    8. 8.0 8.1 http://www.graftgold.co.uk:80/staff.html (Wayback Machine: 2001-04-06 00:56)
    9. Sega Magazin, "November/Dezember 1993" (DE; 1993-11-03), page 58
    10. Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming, "December 1993" (UK; 1993-xx-xx)
    11. 1700 igr dlya Sega, "" (RU; 2003-xx-xx), page 165
    12. 12.0 12.1 Joypad, "2/1994" (HU; 1994-xx-xx), page 22
    13. Mega, "December 1993" (UK; 1993-11-18), page 44
    14. Mega Force, "Décembre 1993" (FR; 1993-12-10), page 96
    15. Mega Fun, "11/93" (DE; 1993-10-20), page 74
    16. Magazina Igrushek, "3/1995" (RU; 1995-xx-xx), page 84
    17. Mean Machines Sega, "December 1993" (UK; 1993-10-xx), page 76
    18. 18.0 18.1 Player One, "Janvier 1994" (FR; 199x-xx-xx), page 111
    19. Sega Magazin, "September/Oktober 1993" (DE; 1993-09-01), page 54
    20. Sega Power, "December 1993" (UK; 1993-11-xx), page 100
    21. Sega Pro, "December 1993" (UK; 1993-11-11), page 34
    22. Sega Zone, "December 1993" (UK; 1993-11-25), page 58
    23. Sonic the Comic, "November 27th 1993" (UK; 1993-11-27), page 12
    24. Todo Sega, "Diciembre 1993" (ES; 1993-xx-xx), page 54
    25. Tricks 16 bit, "Tricks Sega Gold 800 igr" (RU; 1998-xx-xx), page 131
    26. Video Games, "11/93" (DE; 1993-10-27), page 119
    27. 27.0 27.1 Gamers, "Oktober/November 1993" (DE; 1993-09-24), page 34
    28. Joypad, "Janvier 1994" (FR; 199x-xx-xx), page 118
    29. Mega Force, "Janvier 1994" (FR; 1994-01-08), page 110
    30. Sega Magazin, "November/Dezember 1993" (DE; 1993-11-03), page 47
    31. Sonic the Comic, "October 30th 1993" (UK; 1993-10-30), page 11
    32. 32.0 32.1 Video Games, "2/94" (DE; 1994-01-26), page 108
    33. Mega Force, "Décembre 1993" (FR; 1993-12-10), page 116
    34. Player One, "Novembre 1993" (FR; 1993-1x-xx), page 118
    35. Sega Pro, "December 1993" (UK; 1993-11-11), page 71


    The Ottifants

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