Wonder Dog

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Wonder Dog
System(s): Sega Mega-CD
Publisher: Victor Musical Industries
Developer:
Genre: Action[1][2]

















Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega-CD
JP
¥7,200 (7,416)7,200e[3] T-60074
Sega Mega-CD
US
$49.9549.95[5] T-6402
Sega Mega-CD
EU
4428
Sega Mega-CD
DE
DM 119.00119.00[8] 4428
Sega Mega-CD
UK
£44.9944.99[7] 4428

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Wonder Dog (ワンダードッグ) is a platform game for the Sega Mega-CD by Core Design featuring Wonder Dog, a mascot for Victor during the early 1990s. Core Design later ported it to the Amiga for a Europe-only release.

Gameplay

Controls are similar to Super Mario. B shoot a Star, C jump. Accelerate moves with pressing B.

Stages

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Stage1: Bunny Hop Meadow
3 Zones plus Sub-stage Underground

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Stage2: Dogsville
Password: MYSTIC 
2 Zones

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Stage3: Scrapyard
Password: ANKLES 
2 Zones

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Stage4: Loony Moon
Password: LEDZEP 
3 Zones plus Sub-stage Moon Mines

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Stage5: Planet Wierd
Password: REEVES 
3 Zones

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Stage6: Plant Foggia
Password: PIXIES 
1 Zone

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Stage7: Planet Kninus
Password: WOOPIE 
4 Zones

Production credits

Oversea version

  • Graphics: Lee Pullen
  • Programming: Chris Long
  • Design: Bob Churchill
  • Music and SFX: Martin Iveson
  • Support Programmer: John Kirkland, Ged Keaveney
  • Intro Animation: Billy Allison
  • Intro Programmer: Sean Dunlevy
  • Font Design: Simon Phipps
  • Game Help: Rob Toone
  • Extra Sound: Stew Perkins
  • Directors: Takeshi Minagawa, Toshiyuki Nagai
  • Mega-CD Help: Yoshiaki Iwasawa
  • Promoter: Kaku Maetani
  • Thanks to: Kaoru Tomiyama
  • Big Boss: Jeremy Smith
  • Producer: Isamu Senda
  • Executive Producer: Satoshi Honda

Japanese version

  • Graphics: Lee Pullen
  • Programming: Chris Long
  • Design: Bob Churchill
  • Music and SFX: Martin Iveson
  • Support Programmer: John Kirkland, Ged Keaveney
  • Intro Animation: Billy Allison
  • Intro Programmer: Sean Dunlevy
  • Font Design: Simon Phipps
  • Game Help: Rob Toone
  • Project Manager: Takeshi Minagawa
  • Mega-CD Help: Yoshiaki Iwasawa
  • Promoter: Kaku Maetani
  • Thanks to: Toshiyuki Nagai, Kaoru Tomiyama
  • Big Boss: Jeremy Smith
  • Producer: Satoshi Honda
Source:
In-game credits (JP)[9]


Core Design Staff
  • Main Programmer: Chris Long
  • Assistant Programmer: John Kirkland, Ged Keaveney
  • Main Graphics: Lee Pullen
  • Game and Map Design: Bob Churchill
  • Intro Graphics: Billy Allison
  • Intro Programming: Sean Dunlevy
  • Music: Martin Iveson
  • Play-testing: Mark and Darren Price
  • Producer: Jeremy Smith
Victor M.I. Staff
  • Executive Producer: Satoshi Honda
  • Producer: Isamu Senda
  • Director: Toshiyuki Nagai, Takeshi Minagawa
  • Marketing: Katsumi Arai, Harunobu Komori, Toshimichi Kawamura, Shunji Nishizawa, Kouki Minami, Kaku Maetani, Yae Uchida, Katsura Iino
  • Package Design: Victor Company of Japan, Ltd. Design Center
  • Manual: Comix Brand (Takayuki Minegishi, Takuji Hikino), Etsuko Matsuoka
Source:
JP manual[10]

Magazine articles

Main article: Wonder Dog/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

Main article: Wonder Dog/Promotional material.

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
67
Sega Mega-CD
67
Based on
1 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
1700 igr dlya Sega (RU)
40
[11]
Beep! MegaDrive (JP) NTSC-J
50
[12]
Consoles + (FR)
91
[13]
Computer & Video Games (UK)
82
[7]
Computer & Video Games (UK)
84
[14]
Electric Brain (UK)
75
[15]
Famitsu (JP) NTSC-J
55
[16]
GameFan (US)
99
[17]
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
100
[18]
Hippon Super (JP) NTSC-J
50
[19]
Joypad (FR)
86
[20]
Joypad (FR) PAL
84
[21]
Joystick (FR)
86
[22]
Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming (UK) NTSC-J
88
[23]
Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming (UK) PAL
88
[24]
Mega (UK) NTSC-J
52
[25]
Mega Action (UK) NTSC-U
91
[26]
Mega Action (UK) PAL
86
[27]
Mega Fun (DE) NTSC-U
83
[28]
MegaTech (UK) NTSC-J
82
[29]
Marukatsu Mega Drive (JP) NTSC-J
53
[30]
Player One (FR)
80
[31]
Sega Pro (UK) NTSC-J
90
[32]
Sega Pro (UK) NTSC-J
82
[33]
Sega Force (UK) PAL
89
[34]
Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) NTSC-J
60
[35]
Sonic the Comic (UK) PAL
80
[36]
Supergame (BR)
91
[37]
Sega Mega-CD
78
Based on
28 reviews

Wonder Dog

Mega-CD, JP
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Cover
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Spinecard
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Disc
Wonderdog mcd jp manual.pdf
Manual
Mega-CD, US (Red)
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Cover
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Disc
Wonderdog mcd us manual.pdf
Manual
Mega-CD, US (Green)
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Cover
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Disc
WonderDog MCD US Manual green.pdf
Manual
Mega-CD, EU
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Cover
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Spinecard
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Disc
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Manual
Mega-CD, FR (Blister pack)
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Cover

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega-CD
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
590,707,152 CD (JP) T-60074
Sega Mega-CD
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
600,442,080 CD (US) T-6402

References

  1. File:WonderDog MCD JP Box Front.jpg
  2. 2.0 2.1 https://sega.jp/fb/segahard/mcd/soft_licensee.html (Wayback Machine: 2019-06-10 17:56)
  3. Beep! MegaDrive, "October 1992" (JP; 1992-09-08), page 10
  4. https://groups.google.com/g/rec.games.video/c/QuLdzl-h2SA/m/YgUgdW8Vfk4J
  5. GamePro, "January 1993" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 73
  6. Sega Force Mega, "January 1994" (UK; 1993-12-16), page 8
  7. 7.0 7.1 Computer & Video Games, "July 1993" (UK; 1993-06-15), page 38
  8. Play Time, "Sonderheft 1/94" (DE; 1994-0x-xx), page 22
  9. File:Wonderdog_MCD_JP_SSCredits.pdf
  10. File:Wonderdog mcd jp manual.pdf, page 14
  11. 1700 igr dlya Sega, "" (RU; 2003-xx-xx), page 266
  12. Beep! MegaDrive, "July 1992" (JP; 1992-06-08), page 35
  13. Consoles +, "Décembre 1992" (FR; 1992-1x-xx), page 100
  14. Computer & Video Games, "July 1993" (UK; 1993-06-15), page 108
  15. Electric Brain, "June 1993" (UK; 1993-05-26), page 18
  16. Famitsu, "1992-10-16" (JP; 1992-10-02), page 1
  17. GameFan, "Volume 1, Issue 1: October 1992" (US; 1992-xx-xx), page 6
  18. GamePro, "January 1993" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 72
  19. Hippon Super, "September 1992" (JP; 1992-08-04), page 47
  20. Joypad, "Octobre 1992" (FR; 1992-10-xx), page 48
  21. Joypad, "Octobre 1993" (FR; 1993-xx-xx), page 94
  22. Joystick, "Novembre 1992" (FR; 1992-1x-xx), page 164
  23. Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming, "December 1992" (UK; 1992-xx-xx), page 16
  24. Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming, "May 1993" (UK; 1993-xx-xx), page 52
  25. Mega, "December 1992" (UK; 1992-11-19), page 54
  26. Mega Action, "July 1993" (UK; 1993-06-17), page 28
  27. Mega Action, "January 1994" (UK; 1993-12-30), page 42
  28. Mega Fun, "09/93" (DE; 1993-08-18), page 38
  29. MegaTech, "December 1992" (UK; 1992-11-20), page 46
  30. Marukatsu Mega Drive, "September 1992" (JP; 1992-08-XX), page 121
  31. Player One, "Février 1994" (FR; 1994-0x-xx), page 104
  32. Sega Pro, "December 1992" (UK; 1992-11-12), page 64
  33. Sega Pro, "April 1993" (UK; 1993-03-11), page 74
  34. Sega Force, "January 1993" (UK; 1992-12-10), page 76
  35. Sega Saturn Magazine, "September 1995" (JP; 1995-08-08), page 87
  36. Sonic the Comic, "January 21st 1994" (UK; 1994-01-08), page 11
  37. Supergame, "Abril 1993" (BR; 1993-04-xx), page 23