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Japanese titles: MR. 五右衛門 & がんばれゴエモンからくり道中
Release date: 5/?/1986 (Mr. Goemon), 7/30/1986 (Karakuri Douchuu Famicom Ver.), 2/25/1987 (KD MSX2 Ver.)
Publisher: Konami
Developer: Konami
Platform: Arcade/Famicom/MSX2

Taking a look at the origins of Konami’s legendary Ganbare Goemon series with a quick look at Mr. GOEMON for the arcade and Karakuri Douchuu for the Famicom, and a more in-depth look at the MSX2 port of Karakuri Douchuu…as well as a tiny peek into the roots of the two main protagonists of the games.

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Gameplay was captured using the Elgato Game Capture HD, and video/audio was edited using Sony Movie Studio Platinum Suite, Version 12. All music used was taken from the games featured, with additional tracks used from Ganbare Goemon: Yukihime Kyuushutsu Emaki/Legend of the Mystical Ninja, as well as one from the first Ganbare Goemon pachislot machine.

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