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Joust 2 - Survival of the Fittest (set 1)

0.35b6 [Michael Soderstrom]


- The first time you run the game, it will say 'factory settings restored'. Press F2 to proceed.

- Press F2 for Test-Mode

- Press F1 + F2 for Bookkeeping/Setup

Possible Bugs:

- Go through the service mode and after the switch test is a black screen (might be color ram test ) (just press F2 to advance to next test). joust20106u1gre cpukett


- 0.101u1: Improved sound rom loading and changed from 3 to 1 sound channel.

- 0.95u3: Changed M6808 CPU2 clock speed to 1MHz, visible area to 240x276, palettesize to 1024 colors and gfx1 roms addresses.

- 0.93: Added 3rd sound channel.

- 0.62: Removed Custom sound.

- 0.36b16: Added Custom sound.

- 0.36b9: Changed M6809 CPU3 clock speed to 2MHz and YM2151 to 3579580 Hz.

- 0.36b7: Aaron Giles fixed YM2151 sound board support for Joust 2. Rewritten the HC55516 CVSD decoder. This affects Sinistar, Joust 2, Arch Rivals, Pigskin, Tri-Sports, Smash TV, Trog, Narc. Replaced M6802 CPU2 with M6808, added M6809 (4MHz) CPU3, YM2151 (3579545 Hz), HC55516 and changed palettesize to 144 colors.

- 0.35b12: Changed M6802 CPU2 clock speed to 894750 Hz.

- 0.35b6: Michael Soderstrom added 'Joust2 Survival of the Fittest' (Williams 1986).

- 9th March 1999: Michael Soderstrom has finally sent in the newest Williams driver with added support for Mystic Marathon, Turkey Shoot, Inferno and Joust 2.


- To fly in Joust press repeatedly the 'FLAP' button.

- To survive a joust the highest lance wins in a collision.

- Pick up the eggs before they hatch.

- Press the transform button to become a Pegasus. The Pegasus moves slower. But is more powerful against enemies on the ground.

- Gold eggs bring awards! To collect an award step on red window before timer expires.

- Meet thy enemies and beware of the "unbeatable?" Pterodactyl.

Category: Platform 2

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Romset: 284 kb / 25 files / 154 zip