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Wheel of Fortune technical data

Name Wheel of Fortune
System Genesis - Mega Drive
Year 1992
Developer Imagitec Design
Genre Educational

Wheel of Fortune for the Sega Genesis Mega Drive is a single-player game that was released in 1992. It is based on the popular television show of the same name and follows its format quite closely. Players take turns spinning a wheel to determine how many points they can earn, and then must solve a puzzle using the letters that are revealed. The goal of the game is to be the first player to reach $10,000 or more in winnings.

The game begins with each player choosing their own avatar before selecting either an Easy, Medium, or Hard difficulty setting. Players will then spin the wheel to try and gain as many points as possible before attempting to solve the puzzle. The wheel has 24 sections with varying amounts of points (ranging from 100-900) and two special sections: Bankrupt and Lose A Turn. If a player lands on Bankrupt, they will lose all their accumulated points for that round; if they land on Lose A Turn, it’s simply their turn over without any penalty. After spinning, players can buy vowels for $250 each in order to help them guess the puzzle’s solution; however, if they guess incorrectly their turn ends immediately.

Once a player has spun and bought any vowels needed, it’s time to attempt solving the puzzle. The player will have 15 seconds to enter their answer into the provided text field; if correct, they will receive credit for all correct letters guessed and move onto a bonus round where they can win additional money or prizes based on how well they do. If incorrect, control passes to the next player who can try again after spinning another round of points off of the wheel. This continues until one contestant reaches $10,000 or more in total winnings at which point they are declared winner and given access to a special bonus round where even more money can be won!

Wheel of Fortune for Sega Genesis Mega Drive is an enjoyable title that captures all the excitement of its television counterpart while adding some great features like difficulty settings and bonus rounds. It’s easy enough for anyone to pick up yet challenging enough for seasoned veterans looking for a challenge – making it perfect entertainment for family gatherings or solo play sessions alike!

Genesis - Mega Drive Educational games