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Progear (Asia 010117)


Progear (c) 01/2001 Capcom.


- TECHNICAL -


Capcom Play System II hardware (CPS II)

Game ID : CP-S II No. 35


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

Sound Chips : Q-Sound (@ 4 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 384 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 59.63 Hz

Palette colors : 4096


Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2

=> [1] Shot/Gunner shot, [2] Bomb


- TRIVIA -


This game is known in Japan as "Progear no Arashi".


Developed by Cave, this is their first horizontal-scrolling shooter.


- TIPS AND TRICKS -


* The game features 2 different planes with their own statistics :

Gambler (Ring Reed) - blue plane : Weapon : Wide shot - Speed : Normal

Militant (Bolt Voiyer) - green plane : Weapon : Focus shot - Speed : Fast


After choosing a plane, the player will pick a gunner from the three following :

Alpha gun flyer (Chain) : Explosion missile

Beta gun flyer (Nail) : Cannon ball

Gamma gun flyer (Rivet) : Homing missile


* Extra Gun-flyer Formation forward : Press Button 1 and 2 the same time with pressing 2P start button when you decide a gunner to enable extra Gun-flyer formation.


* Extra Gun-flyer Formation middle : Press Button 1 and 2 the same time when you decide a gunner to enable extra Gun-flyer formation.


* Extra Gun-flyer Formation back : Press Button 1 or 2 the with pressing 2P start button when you decide a gunner to enable extra Gun-flyer formation.


* Extra Character Costume : You can select an extra character costume on the character selection screen during holding Start Button.


* To enable the 2nd loop of the game you need to use 2 bombs or less during the whole game.


* The endings for each Pilot and Gunner combination changes depending on the Gunner's Data level at the end of the game.


- STAFF -


* Cave :

Producer : Kenichi Takano

Director : Junya Inoue

Chief Programmer : Tsuneki Ikeda

Programmer : Satoshi Kohyama, Takashi Ichimura

Designer : Akira Wakabayashi, Hiroyuki Tanaka, Fusayuki Watariguchi, Kengo Arai

Sound Producer : Junya Inoue

Music Composer : Yukinori Kikuchi

Sound Effecter : Ryuichi Yabuki

Special Assist : Toshiaki Tomizawa

Character Voice : Mitsuo Furusawa, Junya Inoue, Aki Sibata, Midori Katou, Masayo Hirasaka

Special Thanks : Yasushi Imai

Character & Mechanic Design : Junya Inoue


* Capcom :

Producer : Tatsuya Minami

Support Capcom R&D Dept. #3 : Tomoshi Sadamoto