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Namco Classic Collection Vol.1 (Japan, v1.03)


Namco Classics Collection Vol.1 (c) 1995 Namco.


Awesome collection of classic Namco games ("Galaga", "Xevious" and "Mappy") with original and updated 'arrangement' versions available. Additionally "Super Xevious" is available as well.


- TECHNICAL -


Namco System ND-1 hardware

Game ID : NC


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 12.288 Mhz), H8/3002 (@ 16.384 Mhz)

Sound Chips : C352 (@ 16.384 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 224 x 288 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette Colors : 256


Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


- TIPS AND TRICKS -


* Secret Message In Xevious : The programmer has included a trick for generating a message right at the beginning of the game. As soon as Solvalou appears, move to the far right edge of the screen and begin bombing constantly. Continue bombing until the first set of attacking rings is very close to you and then shoot the rings. In original version / normale mode, the message ''Namco ORIGINAL Program by EVEZOO'' will appear on the screen. In original version / super mode, the message is ''Special thanks for you by game designer Evezoo''. In arrangement version, the message is ''This game is dedicated to the original XEVIOUS staff''.


* Xevious Arrangement, Extra Area :

Extra Area 1 - Finish Area 16 without continue.

Extra Area 2 - Finish Extra Area 1 without death.

Extra Area 3 - Get 60 Sols.


* Xevious Arrangement, Maniac Mode : You will play with harder rank.

1. Get secret message in Area 1 forest. (Keep firing the Blaster at left end)

2. Take out 2 Sols in Area 1.

3. Get ''Secret Message'' in forest (see the first trick to perform it).


* Galaga Arrangement, Time Attack Mode : Input code Left, Right, Left, Right, Button1, Button2, Button1, Button 2 on galaga arrangement title screen.


- SERIES -


1. Namco Classics Collection Vol.1 (1995)

2. Namco Classics Collection Vol.2 (1996)


- STAFF -


Game arrangement : Kohji Kenjoh, Taka Yamamura, T. Iguchi

Game programmers : Yoshihito Iwanaga, Takashi Koshigoe

System programmer : Tsukka

Visual designers : Semushi Komoriya, Fukuokachanpe-, Imaizumi Bakarashi

Graphic designer : Akira Usukura

Logo designer : Hideaki Ito

Sound : Hiroto Sasaki (Saman)

Hardware ND-1 development : Shin' Ichi ' Yosiho' Ohki

Custom 'Risa' designer : Makoto Inoue

Sound driver development : Hira


- PORTS -


* Consoles:

Sony PlayStation (1997, "Xevious 3D/G+") : Xevious Arrangement

Nintendo Gamecube (2002, "Namco Museum") : Galaga Arrangement

Microsoft XBOX (2002, "Namco Museum") : Galaga Arrangement

Sony PlayStation 2 (2002, "Namco Museum") : Galaga Arrangement