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Pang! 3: Kaitou Tachi no Karei na Gogo (Japan 950511)


Pang! 3 - Kaitou Tachi no Karei na Gogo (c) 05/1995 Mitchell.


- TECHNICAL -


Capcom Play System hardware (CPS)


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 10 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 3.579545 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2151 (@ 3.579545 Mhz), OKI6295 (@ 7.576 Khz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 384 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 4096


Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 3


- TRIVIA -


The subtitle of this game translates from Japanese as 'The Magnificent Afternoon of the Mysterious Thieves'.


This game is known outside Japan as "Pang! 3" and in US as "Buster Buddies".


Here is a detailed list of famous paintings appearing in this order :

'La Boh?mienne Endormie' by Henri Julien Rousseau, 1897.

'The Scream' by Edvard Munch, 1893.

'Thirty-Six Views of Mt. Fuji' by Katsushika Hokusai, 19th century.

'Still Life : Vase with twelve sunflowers' by Vincent Van Gogh, 1888.

'Les Glaneuses' by Jean Francois Millet, 1857.

'Moulin Rouge - La Goulue' by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, 1891.

'Le Dejeuner des Canotiers' by Pierre August Renoir, 1881.

'Portrait of Leopold Zborowski' by Amedeo Modigliani, 1916.

'La Nascita di Venere' by Sandro Filipepi aka 'Botticelli', 1485.

'La Grande Odalisque' by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, 1814.

'Mona Lisa' by Leonardo da Vinci, 1506.

'Actor Otani Oniji II as Yakko Edohei' by Toshusai Sharaku, 1794.


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


- TIPS AND TRICKS -


* Stage Select : select Normal mode while putting the joystick down.


* Expert Mode : select Normal mode with 1P and 2P SHOT buttons simultaneously.


* Win 500 points In Panic Mode : hold down the joystick and 500 points will be added to your score every few seconds.


- SERIES -


1. Pang (1989)

2. Super Pang (1990)

3. Pang! 3 - Kaitou Tachi no Karei na Gogo (1995)

4. Mighty! Pang (2000)


- STAFF -


Planners : Da., Futoshi Kuwahara, S. Obata (Manhattan)

Programmers : Cat, Yoshinobu Inada (Ine), T. Misawa

Character designers : Imo, Tom-Pang, S. Kitamura, Ban, Miyo.

Artists : Y.N, Akagi, Joe, A. Hamada

Music composer : Isao Abe (Oyaji)

Sound designers : Toshio Kajino, Hiroaki Kondo

Supervisor : Kihaji Okamoto


- PORTS -


* Consoles :

Sony PlayStation (1997, "Super Pang Collection")

Sony PSP (2006, "Capcom Puzzle World")