The Ottifants

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  • Mega Drive
  • 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 №16
    66 №15, p44/45
    75 №8, p25
    67 №24, p78-80
    68 [10]
    53 №38, p111
    64 №49, p100/101
    83 №26, p34
    70 №14, p12
    Sega Mega Drive
    68
    Based on
    9 reviews

    Mega Drive, EU
    Ottifants MD EU Box.jpg
    Cover
    Ottifants MD EU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Mega Drive, EU (Classic Mega Drive)
    Ottifants MD EU Box Classic.jpg
    Cover
    Ottifants MD EU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    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 cover.jpg
    Cover
    Mega Drive, AU (Sega Gold Collection)
    Ottifants MD AU Box Gold.jpg
    Cover
    Ottifants MD AU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    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

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    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Version Score
    Joypad (FR) PAL
    76
    [11]
    Player One (FR)
    78
    [12]
    Sonic the Comic (UK) PAL
    70
    [13]
    Sega Master System
    75
    Based on
    3 reviews
    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

    <meta itemprop="ratingValue" content="Division by zero.">

    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Version Score
    Computer & Video Games (UK)
    85
    [7]
    Player One (FR)
    91
    [14]
    Sega Pro (UK) PAL
    63
    [15]
    Sega Game Gear
    80
    Based on
    3 reviews
    Game Gear, EU
    Ottifants GG EU Box Back.jpgNospine.pngOttifants GG EU Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    Ottifants GG EU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Game Gear, EU (Classic Game Gear)
    Ottifants GG EU Box Back Classic.jpgNospine.pngOttifants GG EU Box Front Classic.jpg
    Cover
    Ottifants GG EU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    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