Steeplechase

The Arcade PCB by Atari, Inc.

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade PCB

Steeplechase © 1975 Atari.


Steeplechase is a horse racing game. Up to six players can play against each other. You have to make your horse jump over obstacles on a horizontal course. The monitor has six rows for each horse, each with an individual color overlay. You always play against a computer player with horse number 7. The fastest horse wins.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

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TRIVIA

The project name for Steeplechase was 'Astroturf'. The name 'Astroturf' is even still on the board. It is an early Atari board without any dedicated CPU (the computer was a TTL state machine), but had two graphics PROMs for the horses.

STAFF

Designed by : Lyle Rains

PORTS

Consoles:


Atari 2600 usa (1981) [Model 49-75126]
Microsoft XBOX usa (nov.16, 2004; "Atari Anthology [Model 26084]") : Atari 2600 version
Sony PlayStation 2 usa (nov.22, 2004; "Atari Anthology [Model SLUS-21076]") : Atari 2600 version
Microsoft XBOX europe (nov.26, 2004, "Atari Anthology") : Atari 2600 version
Sony PlayStation 2 europe (feb.18, 2005; "Atari Anthology [Model SLES-53061]") : Atari 2600 version

Computers:


PC [MS Windows, CD-ROM] usa (nov.11, 2003; "Atari: 80 Classic Games in One! [Model 25069J]") : Atari 2600 version
PC [MS Windows, CD-ROM] europe (june.10, 2005; "Atari: 80 Classic Games in One! (Replay)") : Atari 2600 version

Others:


Atari Paddle TV Game usa (2004, Jakk's Pacific) : Atari 2600 version
Atari Flashback 3 usa (sept.16, 2011; AtGames) : Atari 2600 version
Atari Flashback 4 usa (nov.13, 2012; AtGames) : Atari 2600 version

SOURCES
Game's Flyer.
Game's ROM.

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