Mariner

The Arcade PCB by Amenip

Mariner screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade PCB

Mariner © 1981 Amenip.


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

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

Mariner is known in US as "800 Fathoms".

When you run the game for the first time, all score ranking entries are set to 10000 pts.

SOURCES
Game's ROM.

Page last modified on September 16, 2008