800 Fathoms

The Video Game PCB by US Billiards, Inc.

800 Fathoms screenshot

DESCRIPTION

Emulated in MAME ! [ARCADE] Video Game PCB

800 Fathoms © 1981 U.S. Billiards.


An old horizontally scrolling shoot'em up with a vertically scrolling background :). The player has to guide a submarine armed with torpedoes and missiles through five levels while fighting different underwater terrors. At the end of each area the boss-submarine appears.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PICTURE :
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800 Fathoms the  Video Game PCB
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Cabinet dimensions : 67.5'' high x 25.5'' deep x 28'' wide
Weight : 235 lbs

Main CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 3.072 Mhz)
Sound Chips : General Instrument AY8910 (@ 1.78975 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Vertical
Video resolution : 224 x 256 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.61 Hz
Palette colors : 114

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 2

TRIVIA

Licensed from Amenip to U.S. Billiards for US distribution. 800 Fathoms is known outside US as "Mariner".

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Machine's picture.

Page last modified on July 12, 2008