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Prop Cycle (Rev. PR2 Ver.A)

Prop Cycle (c) 1996 Namco.

A strange game where you control a pedal powered plane to pop as many balloons as you can within a time limit. Because of its unique gameplay, this game gives a totally different and nice gaming experience.


Namco Super System 22 hardware

Game ID : PR

Main CPU : 68EC020 (@ 24.576 Mhz), (2x) TMS32025 (@ 49.152 Mhz), M37710 (@ 16.384 Mhz)

Sound Chips : C352 (@ 16.384 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 640 x 480 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 32768

Players : 1

Control : Stick

Buttons : 1


This game had you controlling the plane using an exercise bike and pedalling to keep yourself flying while steering with the handle bars. You could only play once or twice before you got exhausted! :). Also, the Prop Cycle cabinet featured a fan to simulate flight.

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