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Swimmer (set 1)


Swimmer (c) 1982 Tehkan.


- TECHNICAL -


Main CPU : Z80 (@ 3.072 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 2 Mhz)

Sound Chips : (2x) AY8910 (@ 2 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 256 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette Colors : 290


Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 1


- TRIVIA -


One of the first game created by the dynamic duo Nishizawa/Ishizuka, who later became the core of Westone (aka the developers of the "Wonder Boy/Monster World" saga).


The main enemies in the first three racks -- Turtles, Crabs and Waterbugs -- would show up in Mario Brothers in the next year.


- SCORING -


Strawberries : 100, 200, 300, or 400 points.

Bananas : 200, 400, 600, or 800 points.

Grapes : 300 600, 900, 1200, or points

Grapefruit(?) : 400, 800, 1200, or 1600 points.

Other Fruits : 50, 100, 150, or 200 points.

Enemies (after getting target) : 200 points.

Bonus, first three racks : 1000 points if all strawberries are picked up.

Bonus, fourth rack : 0-10,000 points, depending on whether you've picked up four of each of the fruits.


- TIPS AND TRICKS -


Try to eat as many fruits in a row as you can. Once you miss a fruit, you will start scoring again at the lowest point level.


- STAFF -


Programmed by : Michishito Ishizuka

Sound by : Michishito Ishizuka, R. Kawamoto

Hardware by : Y. Kotoyori, M. Yoneda

Debug by : Michitaka Tsuruta (Quoted as M.Tsujii)

Music by : Ryuichi Nishizawa


- PORTS -


* Consoles :

Microsoft XBOX (2005, "Tecmo Classic Arcade")


- SOURCES -


Michitaka Tsuruta's web site; http://www.turu3.net