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Ribbit!


Ribbit! (c) 1991 Sega.


A one or two-player (the latter co-operative) sequel to 1981's seminal "Frogger", in which the player once again controls a frog that eats insects, such as ants and dragonflies; while avoiding spiders, rats and other enemies.


- TECHNICAL -


Sega System C2 hardware


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 8.948862 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM3438 (@ 7.670453 Mhz), SN76496 (@ 3.579545 Mhz), UPD7759 (@ 640 Khz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 320 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 2048


Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick


- TRIVIA -


This game is known in Japan as 'Ribbit! - Gana no Sono' (translates from Japanese as 'Ribbit! - Toad Garden').


- TIPS AND TRICKS -


* Extra lives feature : In the first game, ensure that you get a high-score (the music will change on the time bonus screen if you achieve this); then lose all of your lives and chose the 'continue' option. On the next game You will now show as having 0 toads; get killed and again press continue. You now have have 99 toads, which comes in very handy on the later and extremely difficult 'conveyor belt' levels.