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The Twisted Tales of Spike McFang

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Title Screen

The Twisted Tales of Spike McFang

Also known as: Chou Makai Taisen: Dorabocchan (JP)
Developers: Red Company, Bullet-Proof Software
Publishers: Bullet-Proof Software (US), Naxat Soft (JP)
Platform: SNES
Released in JP: March 19, 1993
Released in US: June 1994

DebugIcon.png This game has debugging material.
SoundtestIcon.png This game has a hidden sound test.
LevelSelectIcon.png This game has a hidden level select.
RegionIcon.png This game has regional differences.

ProtoIcon.png This game has a prototype article

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The Twisted Tales of Spike McFang is a relatively obscure, quirky and light-hearted action-RPG (compared to its peers on the SNES). It details the often-sidetracked journey of a young vampire prince and his companions as they attempt to stop a pervasive evil force from conquering the world. Pretty decent! Few outside Japan know, however, that the game was preceded by the rather unremarkable PC Engine platformer Makai Prince Dorabocchan (1990) and followed by the SNES sports title Super Naxat Open: Golf de Shoubu da! Dorabocchan (1994), where most of the Spike McFang cast return in what is presumably a blood-thirsty battle to the death.

A prototype version from late in development has also been released.

To do:
Figure out the debug menu, and document regional centaur cleavage censorship.

Debug Menu


To access the game's debug menu, press Right, Y, B, Left, B, Y, Up, Y, B, Down, B, Y, Select, Select, Select, Left, Right at the title screen. Then, press L + R + Start during gameplay.

(Source: GameFAQs)

Regional Differences

The US version had various changes made, ranging from censorship to difficulty adjustments.


  • Enemies have higher defense.
  • Spike's health doesn't get replenished after gaining a level.
  • The option to restart with full health in the beginning of an area if you die was removed.


Japan USA
Hubba bubba! Oh, geez!

The shopkeeper was originally a pretty blonde girl with a unicorn horn. In the American version, she was changed to a radish-like mummified creature, presumably because of her large bust.