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'''''Triff: Daiseibu Animaru no Hihō''''' (Triff-大西部アニマルの秘宝- which could be translated as ''"Triff: The Treasure of the Great West"'') is a cancelled Super Famicom game that was in development by a little-known company called Cyclone Inc.
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'''''Triff: Daiseibu Animaru no Hihō''''' (Triff-大西部アニマルの秘宝- which could be translated as ''"Triff: The Treasure of the Great West"'') is a cancelled Super Famicom strategy game that was in development by a little-known company called Cyclone Inc.
  
 
It had art and character design by Susumu Matsushita who is best known for his works of the ''Famitsu'' mascot Necky the Fox, Hudson's ''Adventure Island'' series, the ''Maximo'' series, and the ''Derby Stallion'' series.
 
It had art and character design by Susumu Matsushita who is best known for his works of the ''Famitsu'' mascot Necky the Fox, Hudson's ''Adventure Island'' series, the ''Maximo'' series, and the ''Derby Stallion'' series.
  
Not much is known about this game, except that it was going to be released in December 1992<ref>[http://www.chrismcovell.com/secret/jp_mags/Japanese_Magazines-famitsu.html Chris Covell's Japanese Magazine Collection.] Retrieved 12 Nov '16</ref> and that it would have supported the Super Famicom mouse. However, it was cancelled for unknown reasons. No prototypes or even screenshots of the game are known to exist.
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Not much is known about this game, except that it was going to be released in December 1992, being advertised in few Famitsu issues showing four screenshots<ref>[http://www.chrismcovell.com/secret/jp_mags/Japanese_Magazines-famitsu.html Chris Covell's Japanese Magazine Collection.] Retrieved 12 Nov '16</ref> and that it would have supported the Super Famicom mouse. However, it was cancelled for unknown reasons. No prototypes of the game are known to exist.
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On October 3, 2020, an gameplay footage of ''Triff: Daiseibu Animaru no Hihō'' was unearthed in an tape of CSG Fall/Winter 1992 exhibition.
  
 
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File:1992 - Triff Famitsu No. 194 advertising.png|Advertisement from Famitsu No. 194 issue
 
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==Reference==
 
==Reference==

Revision as of 01:56, 9 November 2020

Triff SFC flyer.jpg

Flyer of the game.

Status: Lost

Triff: Daiseibu Animaru no Hihō (Triff-大西部アニマルの秘宝- which could be translated as "Triff: The Treasure of the Great West") is a cancelled Super Famicom strategy game that was in development by a little-known company called Cyclone Inc.

It had art and character design by Susumu Matsushita who is best known for his works of the Famitsu mascot Necky the Fox, Hudson's Adventure Island series, the Maximo series, and the Derby Stallion series.

Not much is known about this game, except that it was going to be released in December 1992, being advertised in few Famitsu issues showing four screenshots[1] and that it would have supported the Super Famicom mouse. However, it was cancelled for unknown reasons. No prototypes of the game are known to exist.

On October 3, 2020, an gameplay footage of Triff: Daiseibu Animaru no Hihō was unearthed in an tape of CSG Fall/Winter 1992 exhibition.

52:45 CSG Fall/Winter 1992 exhibition tape preview footage of the game


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