Jungler [Model GX327]

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The [Coin-Op] Arcade Video Game by Konami Industry Co., Ltd. [Osaka, Japan]

 
DESCRIPTION
 
[Coin-Op] Arcade Video Game

Jungler © 1981 Konami.


The player controls a snake-like ship moving around a number of mazes chasing 3 similar computer controlled ships. Being hit by bullets reduces the length of the ships. Ships are destroyed either when their length is reduced to zero or when they collide with a longer ship.
TECHNICAL
 
Game ID : GX327

Main CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 3.072 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 1.789772 Mhz)
Sound Chips : (2x) General Instrument AY8910 (@ 1.789772 Mhz), (6x) RC

Players : 2
Control : 4-way joystick
Buttons : 1
TRIVIA
 
Jungler was released in December 1981.

Joe Startz holds the official record for this game with 180720 points.
SCORING
 
Running over enemy : 80-640 points; 80 points per segment.
Shooting enemy : 60 points for segment, 500 points for head.
Fruit : 500 points plus segment added.
TIPS AND TRICKS
 
Don't get in front of red worms if you can avoid it. Yellow worms can be gotten in front of with caution, and green worms should be no problem (although you'd better watch out for the shooters).

To shrink the opponents' worm down, shoot the tail.
PORTS
 

Consoles:


Emerson Arcadia usa (1982) [Model 1023]

Computers:


Commodore VIC-20 usa (1982) "Serpentine [Model VI SE C]"
Tommy Tutor

Others:


VFD handheld game japan (19??) released by Gakken.
SOURCES
 
Game's ROM.
Game's picture.

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