Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cover
Developers
Konami
DOS Unlimited Software Inc.
Publishers
North America Ultra Games
Europe Mirrorsoft
Release dates
DOS 1989
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles guide at StrategyWiki
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at Wikipedia
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1989
Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles: The Coin-Op! 1991
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Manhattan Missions 1991
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2003) 2003
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: Battle Nexus 2004
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Melee 2005
TMNT: Ninja Adventures 2007
TMNT 2007
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows 2014
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan 2016
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Portal Power 2017

This page is for the 1989 game. For the 1991 game, see Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles: The Coin-Op. For the 2003 game, see Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2003). For the 2007 game, see TMNT.

Key points

The original North American release cannot be completed without cheats due to an impossible jump in the sewers (use the sewer fix for this version).
Released as Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles in Europe.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Prompts for answers from manual, code wheel, etc.
DOS

Version differences[edit]

The original North American release cannot be completed without cheats (a gap in the sewers is impossible to jump across). This was fixed for the updated North American release (box and disks are labelled "Version 2.0") as well as the European release. Use the sewer fix to update the original release.

Game data[edit]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\SAVEGAME
<path-to-game>\HISCORES

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
For DOSBox toggle with Alt+ Enter (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
For DOSBox use an unofficial build (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Frame rate is capped at 10 FPS.[1]

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
On/off only (Ctrl+B for Background Music, Ctrl+E for Sound Effects).
Surround sound
Subtitles
Everything is text-bsaed.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Issues fixed[edit]

Impossible sewer jump[edit]

Top: Platform layout in the original North American release. Bottom: The corrected section used in later versions.
Top: Platform layout in the original North American release. Bottom: The corrected section used in later versions.
The original North American release has an impossible jump in the sewers. This was fixed for later releases. The original release can be patched to correct this issue.
Use sewer fix[2]

Use the sewer fix to patch the affected version.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes Hercules, CGA, EGA, Tandy

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 512K
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) EGA, CGA, Hercules, Tandy

References