The Ren & Stimpy Show Presents Stimpy's Invention

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The Ren & Stimpy Show Presents Stimpy's Invention
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
Licensor: Nickelodeon
Sound driver: GEMS
Genre: Action

















Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
US
$54.9954.99[1] 1068
Videogame Rating Council: GA
Sega Mega Drive
EU
1068
Sega Mega Drive
PT
MDJ1068
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£44.9944.99[4][2] 1068
Sega Mega Drive
AU
FREN02SMC
Sega Mega Drive
AU
(Gold)
FREN02SMC
Sega Mega Drive
BR
044790

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The Ren & Stimpy Show Presents Stimpy's Invention is a 1993 platform game for the Sega Mega Drive by BlueSky Software and Sega based on the Ren & Stimpy cartoon.

The game combines standard action platforming with a few gimmick stages such as a flying or riding a bike. Curiously, the game lacks a final boss. Instead, a weird machine built by Stimpy must be disabled by pushing 4 switches.

Story

Stimpy shows off his latest invention to Ren Hoek, the Mutate-O-Matic, which is a machine that transforms ordinary household garbage into delicious food. Ren thinks he's crazy, and to prove he's not, Stimpy turns on the machine, only to accidentally turn it to its highest setting. This results in the machine overloading and exploding, scattering its pieces all over the place. To fix it, the duo must recollect the scattered parts, reassemble the machine, and switch it off.

Gameplay

The game can be played cooperatively or alone, similar to World of Illusion. A is for far jumps, running or digging, B is for attacks and C is for standard jumps. In single player mode, the active character can be swapped by pausing the game and pressing B. The inactive character is invincible and can be used as a shield. A bonus life is awarded for collecting 50000 points.

Levels

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Neighborhood
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The Zoo
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The City
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The Pound
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The Outdoors
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The Mutate-O-Matic

Production credits

Source:
In-game credits

Magazine articles

Main article: The Ren & Stimpy Show Presents Stimpy's Invention/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

US TV advert
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Print advert in GamePro (US) #54: "January 1994" (199x-xx-xx)
also published in:
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Print advert in Mega Force (ES) #21: "Enero 1994" (1994-xx-xx)
also published in:
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Print advert in LeveL (CZ) #1: "Leden 1995" (1995-01-24)
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Print advert in Todo Sega (ES) #14: "Mayo 1994" (1994-xx-xx)
also published in:

Physical scans

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Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
Consoles + (FR)
77
[8]
Computer & Video Games (UK)
74
[4]
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) NTSC-U
75
[9]
Game Players (US) NTSC-U
78
[10]
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
88
[1]
GamesMaster (UK)
60
[11]
MAN!AC (DE) PAL
63
[12]
Mega (UK) NTSC-U
63
[13]
Mega Action (UK)
78
[3]
Mega Force (FR)
77
[14]
MegaTech (UK) NTSC-U
45
[15]
Mean Machines Sega (UK) PAL
73
[16]
Player One (FR)
90
[17]
Sega Magazine (UK) PAL
80
[2]
Sega Power (UK) NTSC-U
56
[18]
Sega Pro (UK) PAL
85
[19]
Sega Zone (UK) NTSC-U
76
[20]
Sonic the Comic (UK) PAL
88
[21]
Video Games (DE) PAL
59
[22]
Sega Mega Drive
73
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The Ren & Stimpy Show Presents Stimpy's Invention

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Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 d9503ba5
MD5 f50133162dad167e273bdb906c11a38b
SHA-1 29788359cc3311107e82f275868e908314d3d426
1MB 1993-09 Cartridge (US)
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 c276c220
MD5 5fc7887bfeeb3b9678a69c57386b68ba
SHA-1 34d520d8a835e386c26793f216b1dc8f78d8f67a
1MB 1993-12 Cartridge (EU)
Sega Mega Drive
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CRC32 fcb86336
MD5 5c8a411c32a09a87b9359cb3cae17685
SHA-1 85e2e41d31bde9acc98070014640c00ba8dba6f8
1MB Page

References


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