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19XX: The War Against Destiny (USA 951207)


19XX - The War Against Destiny (c) 12/1995 Capcom.


A vertically shoot'em up game.


- TECHNICAL -


Capcom Play System II hardware (CPS II)

Game ID : CP-S II No. 13


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 11.8 Mhz), Z80 (@ 8 Mhz)

Sound Chips : Q-Sound (@ 4 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 224 x 384 pixels

Screen refresh : 59.63 Hz

Palette colors : 4096


Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2

=> [A] Fire, [B] Bomb


- TRIVIA -


The game forbids the initials 'SEX' on the high score table. If you try, it gets changed to 'SYS'.


Victor Entertainment released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Capcom Game Soundtrack : 19XX The War Against Destiny - VICL-2168) on 03/04/1996. Here is the official name of the songs :

Mission 1 - A Bit of Blue Sky Between the Clouds

Mission 2 - The Red Naval Port

Mission 3 - Dance of the Green Gnome

Mission 4 - Silver Ice Sheet

Mission 5 - City Lights in the Black Strait

Final Mission P1 - Grayish Tornado

Final Mission P2 - The Last-Ditch Fight


A 19xx machine was shown at the 2003 classic arcade games show 'California Extreme' in San Jose, California.


- UPDATES -


Revision 1 :

* Japanese, Asia and US releases (951207).

The US version is slightly different, it has the "Winners Don't Use Drugs" screen.


Revision 2 :

* Hispanic release only (951218).


Revision 3 :

* Japanese release only (951225).


- TIPS AND TRICKS -


* Change First Stage Music To "1942" BGM : at the title screen after the coin is inserted move Up, Right(x9), Down(x4), left(x2). A sound will be heard once the code is entered.


* Change First Stage Music To An Arranged Version of "1942" BGM : at the title screen after the coin is inserted move Up, Down(x9), Upleft, Downright, Upright, Downleft, Upleft, Downright, Upright, Downleft. A voice will be heard once the code is entered.


* Stronger Bombs : holding the BOMB button will charge your bomb to a stronger level.


- SERIES -


1. 1942 (1984)

2. 1943 - The Battle of Midway (1987)

3. 1943 Kai - Midway Kaisen (1988)

4. 1941 - Counter Attack (1990)

5. 19XX - The War Against Destiny (1995)

6. 1944 - The Loop Master (2000)


- STAFF -


Game designers : I. Satsuma, Tomonori Nonaka, S. Obata (Manhattan)

Program designers : T. Ueno, Batayoni, Hdo, Dress, Ittetsu, You!, Hits

Scroll designers : Taka, Fukumoyan, Ziggy, Imahori, Hiroshi Sugiyama, Kazu, Goro Suzuki, Sawatch

Object designers : Y. Maruno, Misupo Rumu, Yoshino Hiroaki, Mimura Kenji 8, Naoki Fukuda, Yuki, Henoheno, Bow, T. Osumi, GZ, K. Tokunaga, You Ten Nakano, Takep, Eizi Murabayashi, Kogaman

Music composers : Syun Nishigaki (Kobekko), Tatsuro Zuzuki

Sound designers : Hiroaki Kondo (Mach-2)

All sound produce by Arcade Sound Team.