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Aladdin Deck Enhancer games

Group Description

This group contains the games that were compatible with the unlicensed NES peripheral the Aladdin Deck Enhancer made by Camerica and Codemasters.

Several more games were planned to be released for use with the Aladdin Deck Enhancer but were unfortunately canceled. They were: Trivia

The idea behind the compact cartridges was to take circuitry that was common to all NES cartridges and remove it placing it in the Deck Enhancer, leaving the game cartridge containing only parts that were unique to each game (mainly the game code.) Since the game cartridge now contained fewer parts, the manufacturing cost (and thus the cost to the consumer) was to be lower. To play the game you would plug the compact cartridge into the deck enhancer which would form a complete NES cartridge which could then be used in the normal fashion. Very few games appeared in compact cartridge form (seven total, including Dizzy the Adventurer which came with the Deck Enhancer.

Information also contributed by Servo

Selected Covers

Micro Machines Genesis Front Cover
Front cover for Micro Machines
Big Nose Freaks Out NES Front Cover
Front cover for Big Nose Freaks Out
Quattro Adventure NES Front Cover Aladdin compact cartridge version
Front cover for Quattro Adventure
Cosmic Spacehead NES Front Cover Aladdin compact cartridge version
Front cover for Cosmic Spacehead

Selected Screenshots

Title Screen
Screenshot from Micro Machines
Title screen
Screenshot from Big Nose Freaks Out
Choose a game!
Screenshot from Quattro Adventure
How modest...
Screenshot from Cosmic Spacehead
Game group created by Alaka (60038)