Banzai Run

The Pinball by Williams Electronics Games, Inc.

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[COIN-OP] Pinball

Banzai Run © 1988 Williams Electronics Games, Incorporated.


In this unique motocross-themed pinball game, you have to defeat four rival motocross bikers : Green Machine, Yellow Belly, Blue Beard, and Red Hot, before challenging the King of the Hill in two-ball multi-ball!

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

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Banzai Run the  Pinball
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Williams System 11B
Model Number : 566

Main CPU : M6808 (@ 1 MHz)
Sound CPU : Motorola M6809 (@ 2 MHz), OKI M6808 (@ 1 MHz)
Sound chips : Yamaha YM2151 (@ 3.579545 MHz), (2x) DAC, (2x) HC55516

TRIVIA

Released in May 1988.

The first game to feature a second complete play-field in the back-glass. Approximately 1,750 units were produced.

On the main playfield, you can see the developers' names and their rankings on the racers' uniforms :

Rank 2 : Krutsch
Rank 3 : Lawlor
Rank 4 : Boon
Rank 5 : Sprenger
Rank 6 : Schmidt

STAFF

Concept & Design : Pat Lawlor
Design & Software : Larry DeMar (LED)
Sound & Musical Score : Brian Schmidt
Graphic Design & Theme : Mark Sprenger
Mechanics By : John Krutsch
FX : Ed Boon

SOURCES
Game's ROM.

Page last modified on November 15, 2011