Wheel of Fortune (GameTek)

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For the Mega-CD version (not by GameTek), see Wheel of Fortune (Mega-CD).


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Wheel of Fortune
Publisher: GameTek
System(s): Sega Mega Drive, Sega Game Gear
Genre: Table

Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
$? T-83016

Sega Game Gear
$? T-83018

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Wheel of Fortune is a video game version of the game show of the same name ported to a variety of systems by GameTek including the Sega Mega Drive and Sega Game Gear. Up to three players can play the game with Vanna White (not with Pat Sajak) acting both as host and letter turner.

Production credits

Mega Drive version

Wheel of Fortune (R) Was Brought To You By: GameTek and Imagitec Design
Programming: RAB
Artwork: Peter Goldsmith, Colin Jackson, Andrew Walker, Andrew Gilmour
Sound: Barry Leitch, Ian Howe
Playtesting: John McKinnon
Packaging Design By Steve Curran
Produced for GameTek By: Liz Curran, Rodney Humble
Produced for Imagitec By: Jaz Alden-Salter
Thanks to the Following: Scotland, Barry, John, Alan, Martin Hooley, Jaz Alden-Salter, Axel Brown, Carl Wade, and everyone who decided to go without sleep until the product was finished!
Wheel of Fortune: (C) 1992 GameTek, (C) 1992 Califon Productions

Game Gear version

Coding by: Richard Clark
Artwork by: Micheal Hanrahan
Sonics by: Barry Leitch
Playtesting by: Piglet, Liz Curran
Produced by: Liz Curran, Rodney Humble
Thanks go to: Mike Merson, Richard Lodge, Andy, The Big Man
Produced in England by Imagetek Design Inc.

Magazine articles

Main article: Wheel of Fortune (GameTek)/Magazine articles.

Physical scans

Mega Drive version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
22 №3, p58[3]
23 №13, p74-75
43 №13, p46-47
43 №18, p68
62 №13, p78-79[4]
Sega Mega Drive
Based on
5 reviews

Mega Drive, US

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Mega Drive, US (alt)
WheelofFortune MD US Box.jpg
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Wheel Of Fortune MD US Manual.pdf
Mega Drive, US (cardboard)

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Game Gear version

Game Gear, US
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WheelofFortune GG US Cart.jpg
Wheel of Fortune GG US Manual.pdf

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Game Gear
MD5 398D52A8D7FC8F984205D78CBFA47BAA
SHA-1 5D3CE8B008E81BDDA2E12B8036B4EFB6DFF69B9F
128kB Cartridge (US)