Solomon's Key for the NES was released in Japan on this day in 1986.

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard Screenshots

Windows version

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard Windows Mustard gets dissed in favor of ketchup all too often.

Mustard gets dissed in favor of ketchup all too often.

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard Windows This, of course, rubs King Konglomerate the wrong way.

This, of course, rubs King Konglomerate the wrong way.

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard Windows Fed up with how overrated he finds ketchup, he decides he will "utterly destroy it...with an iron fist!"

Fed up with how overrated he finds ketchup, he decides he will "utterly destroy it...with an iron fist!"

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard Windows The main menu.

The main menu.

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard Windows The player gets a quick view of the M.E.S.S.. No, not mess, M.E.S.S., as in Multiple Environment Spy Ship!... Does this joke sound familiar?

The player gets a quick view of the M.E.S.S.. No, not mess, M.E.S.S., as in Multiple Environment Spy Ship!... Does this joke sound familiar?

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard Windows SPY Fox himself pilots the ship.

SPY Fox himself pilots the ship.

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard Windows Entering a name.

Entering a name.

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard Windows Before we can begin the game, we have to train.

Before we can begin the game, we have to train.

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard Windows The first two are pretty basic, teaching you how to fly through these refueling...things.

The first two are pretty basic, teaching you how to fly through these refueling...things.

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard Windows Now we have to take on drones.

Now we have to take on drones.

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard Windows These stationary enemies occasionally appear, but they're mostly for extra points.

These stationary enemies occasionally appear, but they're mostly for extra points.

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard Windows Don't let the enemies go to the bottom -- they'll take tomatoes!

Don't let the enemies go to the bottom -- they'll take tomatoes!

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard Windows Which of course you can save by shooting the enemies.

Which of course you can save by shooting the enemies.

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard Windows Dodging some more enemies.

Dodging some more enemies.

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard Windows I picked up a power-up that gives you homing missiles. These can really speed the levels up.

I picked up a power-up that gives you homing missiles. These can really speed the levels up.

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard Windows Down below it's very scenic, but also dangerous.

Down below it's very scenic, but also dangerous.

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard Windows The results screen.

The results screen.

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard Windows Monkey Penny informs us of the boss in this level.

Monkey Penny informs us of the boss in this level.

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard Windows Holy heck! That's a lot of enemies!

Holy heck! That's a lot of enemies!

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard Windows All you gotta do is shoot its weak point...

All you gotta do is shoot its weak point...

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard Windows ...and boom goes the boss.

...and boom goes the boss.

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard Windows With invincibility, all we gotta do is plow through these enemies.

With invincibility, all we gotta do is plow through these enemies.

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard Windows Once again, attack the weak point.

Once again, attack the weak point.

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard Windows Monkey Penny now informs us there is trouble at the Mediterranean Farms.

Monkey Penny now informs us there is trouble at the Mediterranean Farms.

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard Windows Down below it's very scenic...

Down below it's very scenic...

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard Windows ...and up above, not so much.

...and up above, not so much.

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard Windows Chasing an air escort to Cairo. In these levels, the enemies already have tomatoes to begin with.

Chasing an air escort to Cairo. In these levels, the enemies already have tomatoes to begin with.

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard Windows Another boss, with another weak point...

Another boss, with another weak point...

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard Windows ...which will take us directly inside the blimp.

...which will take us directly inside the blimp.

SPY Fox in Hold the Mustard Windows In this segue, King Konglomerate explains his plan on ridding the world of ketchup and laughing at the idea that SPY Fox could stop him.

In this segue, King Konglomerate explains his plan on ridding the world of ketchup and laughing at the idea that SPY Fox could stop him.