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Tinkle Pit (Japan)


Tinkle Pit (c) 1993 Namco.


- TECHNICAL -


Namco System NA-1 hardware

Game ID : TK


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 12.52825 Mhz), M37710 (@ 12.52825 Mhz)

Sound Chips : C140 (@ 42.667 Khz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 304 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 4096


Players : 4

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 3


- TRIVIA -


Tinkle Pit is a Namco museum, a LOT of Namco characters (from early Namco games) appear in this game, here is a list :

* All characters (Ghosts and Pacman) from "Pac-Man".

* All characters from "Dig Dug".

* Several characters from "Xevious".

* Several characters from "Libble Rabble".

* ''Pino'', ''Acha'' and the ''Soldier'' from "Toypop" as item.

* The ''Special Flag'' sprite and the ''Blue Cars'' from "Rally-X".

* The ''Lucky Flag'' sprite from "New Rally-X".

* The ''King'' from "King & Balloon".

* ''Kai'' from "The Tower of Druaga".

* ''Mappy'', ''Mona Lisa'' and the ''Safe'' from "Mappy".

* The ''Rainbow Block'' from "Cutie Q"

* The ''Red Baron'' from "Sky Kid".

* ''Mill'' from "Pac & Pal".

* The ''Headquarters'' from "Tank Battalion".

* The ''Pink Chewing Gum'' from "Emeraldia".

* The ''Morekku'' from "Phozon".

* The ''Green Furossa'' from "Grobda".

* The ''Red Missile'' from "Bosconian - Star Destroyer".

* The ''Orange BEROBERO'' from "Warp & Warp".

* The ''Missing child'' from "Marvel Land".


Also, you can get a sort of 'trophee character' on the name registration depending of the highscore (the number in [x x] appears by 1 figure under the number which added all the beams) :

* Second place on the Ranking - 'Ms. Pacman' from "Ms. Pac-Man".

* A highscore [0 1] - ''Reira'' from "Rolling Thunder 2".

* A highscore [2 3] - ''Acha'' from "Toypop".

* A highscore [4 5] - ''Peach'' from "Wonder Momo".

* A highscore [6 7] - a ''Princess Character'' from "Bravo Man - Chou Zetsurin Jin".

* A highscore [8 9] - ''Sharon'' from "Numan Athletics".

* Game finished (continue used) - ''Kai'' from "The Tower of Druaga".

* Game finished (in one coin) - ''Valkyrie'' from "Valkyrie no Densetsu".