Subscribe via RSS

A-Train MD – Sega Mega Drive

Whilst continuing my quest to acuire every version of A-Train, I came across the
Sega Megadrive version on eBay. Never one to resist, I did a quick little bit of research to see if it'd work on a console over here once imported. I stubmled across the following eBay page regarding NTSC Megadrive games on PAL consoles and was assured that, although there's a cartridge shape difference, the games could be made to work.

I then found an AtGames Megadrive Clone (that link is to the Genesis, can't see the mega drive on their site?) for dirt cheap on eBay and everything arrived in short order. I disregarded any sound advice on the clones and just bought it. Here's a brutal review of this console. Update: It actually might be that this cartridge wouldn't work on a real Australian Mega Drive and that this clone saved me and allowed me to play the game.

DSC09358

DSC09359 DSC09360 DSC09361

As you can see, the game came boxed and in great condition. An interesting fact: the game cost 8700yen at time of release! The instruction manual is huge and I'll need a lot of help to get through it. Fortunately the game fit perfectly into the Mega Drive Clone.

DSC09362 DSC09363 DSC09364

DSC09365

DSC09366 DSC09367DSC09368

DSC09369

And the million dollar test...

DSC09370

What's USA doing there? Time to work out how this game differs!

avatar

About stevenh

Trains… trains… trains… + Electronics + Japan.

Comments (0) Trackbacks (0)

No comments yet.


Leave a comment


*

No trackbacks yet.