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Thunder Cross (set 1)


Thunder Cross (c) 10/1988 Konami.


Wipe Out The Mechanikon Hordes!!! Take off into outer space and prepare for battle.


- TECHNICAL -


Game ID : GX873


Main CPU : KONAMI (@ 3 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 3.579545 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2151 (@ 3.579545 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 288 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 1024


Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


- TRIVIA -


The legendary music Horizon by Olof 'Blaizer' Gustafsson found in many Amiga Cracktros of early 90s was actually a cover of the first level music of Thunder Cross. Olof Gustaffson is the inhouse musician of Digital Illusion of Pinball Dreams fame and before going commercial he was an active scener in the Amiga demo group 'The Silents'.


King Records released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Thunder Cross : Konami Kukeiha Club - 276A-7703) on 21/05/1989.


- UPDATES -


The Japanese version has different level order.


- SERIES -


1. Thunder Cross (1988)

2. Thunder Cross II (1991)


- STAFF -


Soft technicians : Kalcium Wada, The Great Utamaro

Team consultant : Beauty Hide

Production superviser : K. Hiro

Animation character : Moriyanma 24

Set visual artist : M. Sunachan

Sound designers : Nyanpy J-Kane, Prophet Fuka

Processing to Hard : Taka

Package designer : Maya 2095