Taxi

The Pinball by Williams Electronics Games, Inc.

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[COIN-OP] Pinball

Taxi © 1988 Williams Electronics Games, Incorporated.


As a cabbie, you have to pick up Gorbie (based on Mikhail Gorbachev), Marilyn (based on Marilyn Monroe), "Pin*Bot" (from the hit pinball game of the same name), Drac, and Santa, and take them to their destination. After you deliver all five, the jackpot is lit, and you only have a few seconds to pick up the jackpot!

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PICTURE :
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Taxi the  Pinball
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Williams System 11B

Main CPU : M6808 (@ 1 MHz)
Sound CPU : Motorola M6809 (@ 2 MHz), OKI M6808 (@ 1 MHz)
Sound chips : Yamaha YM2151 (@ 3.579545 MHz), (2x) DAC, (2x) HC55516

TRIVIA

Drawn on the playfield near the right flipper there's a cow sitting in the side of a motorcycle combination.

UPDATES

Later versions replace Marilyn with Lola due to legal reasons.

STAFF

Designer : Mark Ritchie
Artwork : Python Anghelo
Software : Ed Boon
Mechanics : Craig Fitpold, Tony Kraemer, Mark Kim
Music and Sounds : Chris Granner

* VOICES
Gorbie : Steve Ritchie
Marilyn/Lola : Kathy Kline
Pin*Bot : Barry Oursler
Drac : Mark Ritchie
Santa : Chris Granner

PORTS

Consoles:


Nintendo Wii (2008, Pinball Hall of Fame: The Williams Collection)
Sony PlayStation 2 (2008, Pinball Hall of Fame: The Williams Collection)
Sony PlayStation Portable (2008, Pinball Hall of Fame: The Williams Collection)

Others:


Apple Store (Sep. 01, 2012, "The Pinball Arcade")
Android (Sep. 01, 2012, "The Pinball Arcade")

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Machine's picture (bossyman15)

Page last modified on August 31, 2016