Sega Technical Institute’s Canceled “Treasure Tails” For SEGA Genesis / Mega Drive Screenshots Hit The Net


We have been posting a lot about Sega Technical Insitute’s canceled projects including Boomer an unused Sonic 2 side kick, Astropede a canceled pitch 16-bit game and now we have Treasure Tails which was a cancelled pitch by Sega Technical Institute. While these screens is all we have, at first, it was said to be pitched by Bill Dunn but Craig Stitt has come out and said its not true.

Check out what Craig Stitt had to say:

TREASURE TAILS?
I’m curious if anybody has heard of this one before. I’d love it if someone had something that would shake a few memories loose from my head.
Back in February 1993, Bill Dunn, a game designer at STI, pitched an idea for a Tails solo spin-off game. It was to be called “Treasure Tails”.

(CORRECTION: I’ve talked with Bill and he didn’t have anything to do with this game.. damn my memory. Time to check other sources)
It was going to be an isometric platform puzzle/adventure game. I mocked up these few static screens for Bill to use in his presentation.
Unfortunately, that is about all I remember. In fact, I had totally forgotten about it myself until recently re-watching a VHS resume I had put together in 1995, in preparation to leaving SEGA.
I don’t remember how far the game got, or anything else about it. All I have are these blurry screen captures from a 25 year old VHS tape.
Anyone else heard any rumors or ??? about it?
It does look like Craig Stitt is slow dripping this information and will most likely post the VHS tape online how he did with ‘Segapede’/Astropede.
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One response to “Sega Technical Institute’s Canceled “Treasure Tails” For SEGA Genesis / Mega Drive Screenshots Hit The Net

  1. temple run 2 says:

    Unfortunately, that is about all I remember. In fact, I had totally forgotten about it myself until recently re-watching a VHS resume I had put together in 1995, in preparation to leaving SEGA.

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