Columns © 1990 Sega of America.
Portage of the arcade video game.
Description from the back cover:
Drift back in time to ancient Phoenicia and challenge yourself with Columns, the game played by Middle Eastern merchants centuries ago. This mesmerizing game of skill and chance will test your ability as you manipulate a king's ransom in glittering jewels as they appear on the screen.
Use your controller to line up the colors as the jewels move down your screen. Align them vertically, horizontally or even diagonally to dear the screen and score more points. The more you progress the faster the jewels will fall, making the game progressively more challenging as your skills improve.
With 3 degrees of difficulty and 10 different levels, Columns will be a challenge for o novice to an expert. If you're ready for an additional challenge, try Flash Columns, where you must make the flashing jewel disappear before your time runs out.
Relax and let your mind drift back in time, to the ancient Mediterranean coast. Now you're ready for the challenging game of strategy, skill and just a little luck. Columns... it will challenge your mind, not just your trigger finger!
GAME ID: 5120
Sega Master System (1993) "Master Games 1 [Model 9020]"