Mega Drive History Book Seeking Funding on Kickstarter


Kickstarter trully is a blessing for retor gamers, bringing us wonderful things we may never have seen otherwise. The latest is a new book officially licensed by SEGA and produced to celebrate the 25th anniversary SEGA's 16-bit wonder, the Mega Drive. SEGA Mega Drive/ Genesis: The Complete Works promises to contain a wealth of information, including never before seen documents. It's sure to be something every SEGA fan will desire.

 Produced by Read Only Memory, the book is looking to raise $30,000 UK pounds in order to be published and has thus far managed $19,586 of the goal with funding closing on December 9th. The book's Kickstarter page promises the books is to deliver 20 exclusive interviews with original SEGA team members, a forward by Dave Perry of Shiny fame, will showcase many of the classic games the system has become known for including Streets of Rage, Phantasy Star, Gunstar Heroes, Golden Axe and of course Sonic the Hedgehog among many more. Perhaps most excitingly, the book will also contain rarely seem images of concepts and construction details from during the Mega Drive's creation.

As with all Kickstarter campaigns, there is of cource severl backer rewards. These range from special copies of the book to limited silk-screen printings of hardware manufacturing plans to an amazing archival print of Sonic and Dr. Robotnik/ Eggman by creator Naoto Oshima.

This book is sure to become one of the must-have pieces of videogame literature as well as a bible for any Mega Drive lover. If you'd like to secure your copy of the book and/or help fund its creation, be sure to head on over to the Kickstarter page to pledge your support.

Link: Support SEGA Mega Drive/ Genesis: The Complete Works On Kickstarter

Last Updated ( 12 November 2013 )  

Joe Douglas

A lover of comics, sci-fi, fantasy and dusty old video games, Joe is a Sega man through and through. Combining his love of collecting and blue hedgehogs, Joe runs the site SonicCollectors on which he attempts to build a database of Sonic merch. He is tolerated by one cat, two dogs and his girlfriend.

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(Link to this comment) TheNewMonkey 2013-11-12 07:51
The first thing I have ever backed on Kickstarter 8)
(Link to this comment) gunstarhero 2013-11-12 07:53
Yep, me too.
(Link to this comment) Morkin 2013-11-12 13:53
Backed it for the price of £25. Good stuff.
(Link to this comment) JonnyQ85 2013-11-12 22:28
I've backed this one straight away, it's already exceeded the funding goal. Another Kickstarter campaign is for a book by Andrew Hewson called Hints and Tips for Videogame Pioneers which is worth a look:
(Link to this comment) Speedle 2013-11-14 10:44
Awesome stuff, backed as well! :)

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