Cannon Fodder

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Cannon Fodder
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Publisher: Virgin Interactive Entertainment
Developer:
Sound driver: GEMS
Peripherals supported: Sega Mouse
Genre: Simulation

















Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
EU
T-70366-50
ELSPA: 15+ OK
Sega Mega Drive
PT
MD70366
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£44.9944.99[2][3] T-70366-50
ELSPA: 15+ OK
Sega Mega Drive
SE
(Rental)
Sega Mega Drive
AU
FCAN00SMC
Non-Sega versions

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Cannon Fodder is a strategy game developed by Sensible Software. It was brought to the Sega Mega Drive exclusively in Europe in 1994. A version for Sega Mega CD was also planned but was canceled.

Production credits

  • Program Design: Jools
  • Graphic Design: Stoo
  • Coding: Matthew Holt, Andy Onions
  • Sound and Music: Allister Brimble
  • Original Sound Effects: Richard Joseph
  • Original Soundtrack: Jon Hare
  • Mr Virgin: Peter Hickman
  • Graphics: Doug Townsley
  • Licensed by: Sensible Software
A Virgin Interactive Entertainment Presentation


Magazine articles

Main article: Cannon Fodder/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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Print advert in Ultimate Future Games (UK) #3: "February 1995" (1995-01-01)
also published in:
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Print advert in Consoles + (FR) #40: "Février 1995" (1995-0x-xx)

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
85
89 [5]
Sega Mega Drive
87
Based on
2 reviews
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
1700 igr dlya Sega (RU)
80
[6]
Consoles + (FR)
85
[7]
Cool Gamer (RU)
90
[8]
Computer & Video Games (UK) PAL
90
[2]
Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 1 (RU)
80
[9]
Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 4 (RU)
80
[10]
GamesMaster (UK) PAL
88
[11]
Games World: The Magazine (UK) PAL
89
[12]
MAN!AC (DE) PAL
73
[13]
Mega (UK) PAL
90
[3]
Mega Force (FR) PAL
91
[14]
Mega Fun (DE) PAL
75
[15]
Micro Kid's Multimédia (FR) PAL
75
[16]
Mean Machines Sega (UK) PAL
93
[17]
Player One (FR)
89
[18]
Sega Magazine (UK) PAL
92
[19]
Sega Power (UK) PAL
91
[20]
Sega Pro (UK) PAL
90
[21]
Sega Force (SE)
75
[22]
Sega Megazone (AU)
93
[23]
Super Juegos (ES)
90
[24]
Todo Sega (ES)
89
[25]
Tricks 16 bit (RU)
90
[26]
Video Games (DE) PAL
80
[27]
Sega Mega Drive
86
Based on
24 reviews

Cannon Fodder

Mega Drive, EU
CannonFodder MD EU Box.jpg
Cover
CannonFodder MD EU Cart.jpg
Cart
Cannon Fodder MD EU Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, PT
CannonFodder MD PT cover.jpg
Cover
Mega Drive, SE (Rental)
CannonFodder MD SE Box Rental.jpg
Cover
Mega Drive, AU
CannonFodder MD AU Box.jpg
Cover
CannonFodder MD AU silver cartback.jpgCannonFodder MD AU Cart Silver.jpg
Cart
CannonFodder-AUS-Manual.pdf
Manual

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 ad217654
MD5 8ae4b83a356da236f587e688955c23ab
SHA-1 ced5f0967e30c3b4c4c2a81007a7db2910b1885d
1.5MB 1994-12 Cartridge (EU)

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Sega Magazine, "November 1994" (UK; 1994-10-15), page 22
  2. 2.0 2.1 Computer & Video Games, "January 1995" (UK; 1994-12-15), page 100
  3. 3.0 3.1 Mega, "January 1995" (UK; 1994-12-30), page 22
  4. Ultimate Future Games, "March 1995" (UK; 1995-02-03), page 99
  5. GamesMaster, "January 1995" (UK; 1994-12-22), page 59
  6. 1700 igr dlya Sega, "" (RU; 2003-03-10), page 42
  7. Consoles +, "Janvier 1995" (FR; 199x-xx-xx), page 118
  8. Cool Gamer, "9" (RU; 2002-10-13), page 46
  9. Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 1, "" (RU; 1999-xx-xx), page 299
  10. Entsiklopediya luchshikh igr Sega. Vypusk 4, "" (RU; 2001-xx-xx), page 23
  11. GamesMaster (UK) "Christmas Beach Special" (1994-12-20, 24:00) (+8:53)
  12. Games World: The Magazine, "February 1995" (UK; 1994-12-xx), page 14
  13. MAN!AC, "03/95" (DE; 1995-02-08), page 56
  14. Mega Force, "Février 1995" (FR; 1995-0x-xx), page 70
  15. Mega Fun, "02/95" (DE; 1995-01-18), page 98
  16. Micro Kid's Multimédia, "Février 1995" (FR; 1995-xx-xx), page 44
  17. Mean Machines Sega, "January 1995" (UK; 1994-11-30), page 84
  18. Player One, "Janvier 1995" (FR; 199x-xx-xx), page 70
  19. Sega Magazine, "January 1995" (UK; 1994-12-15), page 100
  20. Sega Power, "January 1995" (UK; 1994-11-17), page 34
  21. Sega Pro, "February 1995" (UK; 1994-12-29), page 52
  22. Sega Force, "2/95" (SE; 1995-04-19), page 24
  23. Sega Megazone, "February 1995" (AU; 1995-0x-xx), page 26
  24. Super Juegos, "Enero 1995" (ES; 199x-xx-xx), page 28
  25. Todo Sega, "Marzo 1995" (ES; 1995-0x-xx), page 42
  26. Tricks 16 bit, "Tricks Sega Gold 800 igr" (RU; 1998-03-20), page 9
  27. Video Games, "3/95" (DE; 1995-02-23), page 88


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