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Color a Dinosaur

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Color a Dinosaur
Color a Dinosaur
Box art
Developer(s) FarSight Studios[1]
Publisher(s) Virgin Games[2]
Designer(s) Jay Obernolte[3]
Composer(s) Tommy Tallarico
Platform(s) NES
Release date(s)
Genre(s) Drawing and creativity[4]
Mode(s) Single-player
Distribution NES cartridge

Color a Dinosaur is an electronic coloring book video game for the Nintendo Entertainment System.


Player can select from a variety of colors.

In the game, the player colors various dinosaurs by using the provided dinosaur images and palettes. Players can either color using the free form mode or in the automatic mode where they only have to choose a color.[5] The basic colors are either brightly colored patterns or limited variations on pink or red; giving the game a childish feel to it. An extra set of patterns can be reached by pressing the Select button.[6]

This game is intended for younger audiences as there are no sophisticated features such as animation, minigames, etc. Tommy Tallarico created the music for this game.[7]


  1. ^ "Developer information". Games are Fun. Retrieved 2008-10-17. 
  2. ^ "Publisher information". Raptr. Retrieved 2008-10-17. 
  3. ^ a b "Release information". GameFAQs. Retrieved 2008-08-15. 
  4. ^ "Genre information". IGN. Retrieved 2008-11-02. 
  5. ^ "Basic summary of game". MobyGames. Retrieved 2008-10-17. 
  6. ^ "Additional information". Blogspot. Retrieved 2008-10-17. 
  7. ^ "Color A Dinosaur". Tommy Tallarico: The Official Website. Retrieved 2009-01-21. The sound driver for the NES was horrid!! Before the G.E.M.S. tool for the Sega Genesis you pretty much had to be a computer programmer in order to do sound for video games, especially the NES.!!