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Mace: The Dark Age (boot ROM 1.0ce, HDD 1.0b)


Mace - The Dark Age (c) 1996 Atari Games.


One-on-one 3-D fighting game. The best fighters from around a mediaeval type planet are gathered and dispatched on a quest to recover the mysterious Mace of Tanis from a dark magician called Asmodeus.


- TECHNICAL -


Atari Seattle hardware


Main CPU : R5000 (@ 150 Mhz)

Sound CPU : ADSP2115 (@ 16 Mhz)

Sound Chips : (2x) DMA-driven (@ 16 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 640 x 480 pixels

Screen refresh : 57.00 Hz

Palette colors : 65536


Players : 4

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 4


- TIPS AND TRICKS -


* Play As Grendal : Starting in two-player mode, one player must have three wins. Then on your next match in the select screen go to the Executioner and hold down START+EVADE. Grendal will appear. Continue to hold down those buttons and press an attack button to select. Now you control the RAGE known as Grendal!


* Pojo Code : To be POJO, you must perform TARIA's execution in one-player mode (and then continuing) or in two-player mode. Then on your next match in the select screen, go to Taria and hold down START+EVADE. POJO will appear - press an attack button to select. Pojo will now unleash her awesome fighting prowess for you.


* Stage Codes : To unlock each secret, move to each character listed and press Start after each one, then go to your desired character and select as usual. All of these secrets are for two-player mode except for the Random A.I.

Battle in a Mini Golf Course (Koyasha, Mordos Kull, Takeshi)

Battle at Machu Pichu (Namira, Koyasha, Taria)

Battle in the Castle (Mordos Kull, Taria, Ragnar)

Battle in San Francisco Rush (Xiao Long, Al' Rashid, Koyasha)

Battle in Big Head Mode (Ragnar, Al' Rashid, Takeshi)

Battle in Micronaut Mode (Takeshi, Al' Rashid, Ragnar, Xiao Long)

Battle in Super Speed Grid Mode (Ichiro, Xiao Long, Koyasha)

Battle the Random A.I. (Hell Knight, Xiao Long, Dregan, Namira)

To select a particular stage in which to fight, go to the character's portrait in player select and press START four times. Then select your character as usual.


* Cool View For Mordos Kull's Execution : Do a Execution on Taria's Stage in the Water. You get to see an overview of the execution and the person's body will come flying towards you.


- STAFF -


Lead programmer : Bruce Rogers

Programmer : Roberto Rodriguez

Art Director : Matt Harvey

Character Models : Jeremy Mattson

Character Textures : Patrice Moriarity, Matt Harvey

Animators : Takeshi hasegawa, Steve Stacy

Backgrounds : Matt harvey, Bob Ingold

Support Programming : Steven Bennetts

Producer : Robert Daly

Associate Producer : Loren Bryant

Marketing Manager : Derryl Depriest

Audio : Richard Marriott

Technician : Dennis Nale

Game Design : Roberto Rodriguez, Loren Bryant

Lead Tester : Rob Reininger

Testers : Larry Cadelina, Jerry Cruz

Support Programmers : Dave Shepperd, Mike Albaugh, Mike Lynch, Todd Modjewski

Hardware Design : Steve Correll, Andrew Dyer, Ross Shaffer, Ray Macika, Chris Krubel, 3dfx Interactive

Hardware Support : Steve Norris, Don Thomas, Jeff Peters, Pat Cox, Scott Parrish

DCS2 Audio : Matt Booty, Ed Keenan

Additional Techinicians : Mark Hoendervoogt, Minh Nguyen, Pete Mokris

Mechanical Engineers : Pete Takaichi, Mark Gruber, Ralph Perez, Ted Valavanis, Tom Sedor, Chris Bobrowski

Cabinet Design : Matt Harvey, Nik Erlich, Jen Smith

Marketing : Derryl DePriest, Mary Fujihara, Ray Bersabe, Randall Ng, Jackie Sherman

Video Production : Greg Allen, Brent Englund

Executive Producer : Mark Stephen Pierce


- PORTS -


* Consoles :

Nintendo 64 (1997)