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Tora-he no Michi (Japan)


Tora-he no Michi (c) 11/1987 Capcom.


'Ryu Ken Oh' raided villages and kidnapped small children to brainwash them and make them into soldiers. Master of 'Oh Rin' temple ordered his best student 'Lee Wong' to destroy 'Ryu Ken Oh' and save the children. To meet with 'Ryu Ken Oh', 'Lee Wong' must clear 4 stages and destroy big enemy at the end of each stage. 'Lee Wong' was given a magical jacket to jump and fly around, and weapons from the master to destroy 'Ryu Ken Oh'.


- TECHNICAL -


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 6 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz), Z80 (@ 3.579545 Mhz)

Sound Chips : (2x) YM2203 (@ 3.579545 Mhz), MSM5205 (@ 384 Khz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 256 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette Colors : 576


Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


- TRIVIA -


The title of this game translates from Japanese as 'Road to the Tiger'.


This game is known in US as "Tiger Road".


Alfa Records released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Capcom Game Music Vol.3 - 28XA-204) on 25/04/1988.


- UPDATES -


* "Tiger Road" has a stage select, unlike Tora-he no Michi.

* All the voices from Tora-he no Michi have been removed in the US version "Tiger Road".


- SCORING -


* To obtain a special weapon 'Tora Ki Koh', player must clear 'practice or asceticism' stage twice. Player can only use green power life gage earned in 'practice or asceticism' stage with this weapon as long as player does not get hit by enemies.


- STAFF -


Director and martial arts guidance : Lee Wong

Planners and directors : Lee Wong, Shin Wong

Special effects : Chan Yuki, Tom Yang, Mah Shing

Art experts : Ryu Kyu, Ei Show, Take Pong

Art stagehands : Wody Ring, Chan Sada, Chan Lee, Moh Ring, Koh Emy, Koh Elliy, Ziggy Yoe

Stagehand : Ji Shing

Sound effects : Hero Yoe, Mie Maru

Music by : Harumi Fujita, Tamayo Kawamoto (7 non-specified tracks), Junko Tamiya (Training Bonus Stage)