Mania Challenge

The Arcade PCB by Taito America Corp.

Mania Challenge screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade PCB

Mania Challenge © 1986 Taito America


An early wrestling game.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PICTURE :
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Mania Challenge the  Arcade PCB
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(members only)
Game ID : TA-0017
Prom Stickers : M

Main CPU : MOS Technology M6502 (@ 1.5 Mhz), Motorola M68705 (@ 500 Khz)
Sound CPU : Motorola M6809 (@ 1.5 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM3526 (@ 3.6 Mhz), DAC

Screen orientation : Vertical
Video resolution : 240 x 256 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz
Palette colors : 80

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

TRIVIA

Licensed from Technos.

This game is a 2-Player version of "Mat Mania - The Prowrestling Network".

The initials TWF stand for "Taito Wrestling Federation".

The player's wrestler has been given the name 'Dynamite Tommy'. The second player's wrestler is named 'Hurricane Joe'.

Insane Warrior and Golden Hulk are the only two other characters from "Mat Mania" that appear in this game.

Default highscore table (BEST 10 PLAYERS) :
TWF CHAMPION 30000 GLF
2. 30000 PRM
3. 30000 LDS
4. 30000 JJM
5. 30000 TJL
6. 30000 AJF
7. 30000 DDD
8. 30000 RLR
9. 30000 LGS
10. 30000 JVL

SERIES

1. Tag Team Wrestling (1983)
2. Mat Mania - The Prowrestling Network (1985)
3. Mania Challenge (1986)

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Machine's picture.

Page last modified on October 22, 2015