Final Lap R

The Arcade PCB by NAMCO, Ltd.

Final Lap R screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade PCB

Final Lap R © 1993 Namco.


The last game in Namco's seminal F1 series, which began eleven years' earlier with 1982's "Pole Position". Final Lap R features the same loose handling and demanding game-play of its predecessors, but has the obligatory improved graphics, due to the more powerful host hardware. The game offers players a choice of four race tracks :
1. Germany
2. Brazil
3. Hungary
4. Belgium

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PICTURE :
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Final Lap R the  Arcade PCB
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(members only)
Namco System FL hardware
Game ID : FLR

Main CPU : i960KB (@ 20 Mhz), M37702 (@ 16.384 Mhz)
Sound Chips : C352 (@ 16.384 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal
Video resolution : 288 x 224 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz
Palette colors : 8192

Players : 2
Controls : Steering wheel, gear shifter (High/Low)
Pedals : Accelerator and brake

TRIVIA

Even if titlescreen says 1993, Final Lap R was released in February 1994 in Japan.

SERIES

1. Pole Position (1982)
2. Pole Position II (1983)
3. Final Lap (1987)
4. Final Lap UR (1988)
5. Final Lap Twin (1989, NEC PC-Engine)
6. Final Lap 2 (1990)
7. Final Lap 3 (1992)
8. Final Lap R (1993)
9. Final Lap 2000 (2000, Bandai WonderSwan)
10. Final Lap Special (2001, Bandai WonderSwan Color)

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Machine's picture.

Page last modified on March 26, 2010