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Flicky - Sega SG-1000

SG-1000 gamepad:

SG-1000 gamepad

Gamepad control:


Start/Reset Enter
button A Z
button B X

Emulation speed:

If the game emulation is slow, try to speed it up by reloading this pa­ge without ads or choose a­no­ther emulator from this table.

Other platforms:

This game can be played also in a version for Ge­ne­sis. We are wor­king on the others.

Game info:
Flicky - box cover
box cover
Game title: Flicky
Console: Sega Computer Videogame SG-1000
Author (released): SEGA (1984)
Genre: Action, Platform Mode: Single-player
Design: Yoji Ishii, Yoshiki Kawasaki, Hideki Ishikawa, ...
Game manual: not available
Download: not available (stream only)

Game size:

14 kB
Recommended emulator: KEGA Fusion

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:

   Flicky is a platform game developed by Sega and released in arcades in May 1984. It was licensed to Bally Midway for distribution in the United States. In Flicky, the player controls the eponymous blue bird and must gather all the small birds called Chirps in each round and bring them safely to the exit. There are cat and lizard enemies which can disperse the Chirps and kill the player, but Flicky can use items on the playing field to protect herself and the Chirps from danger.
   The idea for Flicky came from Sega senior leadership, who wanted to exceed the success of Namco's Mappy (1983). Yoji Ishii and Yoshiki Kawasaki developed Flicky at Sega over one year. Originally, the game simply had the player catch ambiguous dots in a maze.
Flicky (SG-1000 version)
Flicky (SG-1000 version)
Taking inspiration from a popular song in a Japanese variety show, Kawasaki gave the game an urban theme and bird characters. The game was originally titled 'Busty', then 'Flippy', before finally settling on 'Flicky'.
   Flicky was first ported to the SG-1000 in Japan, and then later to other Japanese home consoles. In 1991, Flicky was released in North America and Europe on the Sega Genesis. The character has made cameo appearances in other Sega games, most notably within the Sonic the Hedgehog series.
   Flicky is a platform game in which the player takes control of a flightless blue bird named Flicky. With only the ability to run side-to-side and jump, the player must collect all the small, yellow birds called 'Chirps' and take them to the exit to clear each round. According to game artist Yoshiki Kawasaki, Flicky is just a friend to the Chirps although some players may think she is a mother to them. The Chirps follow Flicky in a chain until they are collected at the exit. Bonus points are awarded for bringing multiple Chirps back in a single chain. There are 48 total stages. Each stage takes place on a single wraparound screen that scrolls horizontally with Flicky always in the center. After all the stages are completed, the game loops infinitely on an increased difficulty mode.
   Collected Chirps will disperse if their chain comes in contact with an enemy. Some of the chirps wear sunglasses; these chirps behave more unpredictably when dispersed. There are two enemy types in the standard rounds, house cats called Tigers and green iguanas called Iggys. These enemies can be simply avoided but can also be defeated with throwable items available on some levels. These items include telephones, flower pots, cups, and bottles. Flicky can pick up an item by walking into it, and throw it by jumping. Sometimes diamonds may appear, which cannot be thrown but rather provide bonus points. There are also bonus rounds in which Flicky attempts to catch as many falling Chirps as possible in a net.

More details about this game can be found on Wikipedia.org.

For fans and collectors:
Find this game on video server YouTube.com or Vimeo.com.
Buy original game or SG-1000 console on Amazon.com or eBay.com.

Find digital download of this game on GOG or Steam.

Videogame Console:

This ver­sion of Flicky was de­sig­ned for the Se­ga SG-1000, which was first 8-bit Se­ga vi­deo ga­me con­so­le ma­nu­fac­tu­red in the years 1983 - 1985. It was laun­ched on the sa­me day as much mo­re suc­ces­s­ful NES con­so­le and with ex­cep­ti­ons, it was sold on­ly in Ja­pan. The u­nit pri­ce of SG-1000 was 15,000 yen, the sa­me pri­ce as for NES. Con­so­le was not very suc­ces­s­ful and af­ter 2 years was with­drawn from the mar­ket. Mo­re in­for­ma­ti­on about Se­ga SG-1000 can be found here.

Recommended Game Controllers:

You can control this game easily by using the keyboard of your PC (see the table next to the game). However, for maximum gaming enjoyment, we strongly recommend using a USB gamepad that you simply plug into the USB port of your computer. If you do not have a gamepad, buy a suitable USB controller on Amazon or AliExpress or in some in some of your favorite online stores.

Available online emulators:

2 different online emulators are available for Flicky. These emulators differ not only in the technology they use to emulate old games, but also in support of various game controllers, multiplayer mode, mobile phone touchscreen, emulation speed, absence or presence of embedded ads and in many other parameters. For maximum gaming enjoyment, it's important to choose the right emulator, because on each PC and in different Internet browsers, the individual emulators behave differently. The basic features of each emulator available for this game Flicky are summarized in the following table:

Emulator Technology Multiplayer USB gamepad Touchscreen Without ads
EmulatorJS JavaScript YES YES YES YES
NeptunJS JavaScript YES YES NO NO

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