Tinkle Pit

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The [Coin-Op] Arcade Video Game by Namco, Ltd. [Tokyo, Japan]

 
DESCRIPTION
[Coin-Op] Arcade Video Game

Tinkle Pit © 1993 Namco.

TECHNICAL
Namco System NA-1 hardware
Game ID : TK

Main CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 12.52825 Mhz), M37710 (@ 12.52825 Mhz)
Sound Chips : C140 (@ 42.667 Khz)

Players : 4
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 3
TRIVIA
Released in March 1994 in Japan.

Tinkle Pit is a Namco museum, a LOT of Namco characters (from early Namco games) appear in this game, here is a list :
All characters (Ghosts and Pacman) from "Pac-Man".
All characters from "Dig Dug".
Several characters from "Xevious".
Several characters from "Libble Rabble".
'Pino', 'Acha' and the 'Soldier' from "Toypop" as item.
The 'Special Flag' sprite and the 'Blue Cars' from "Rally-X".
The 'Lucky Flag' sprite from "New Rally-X".
The 'King' from "King & Balloon".
'Kai' from "The Tower of Druaga".
'Mappy', 'Mona Lisa' and the 'Safe' from "Mappy".
The 'Rainbow Block' from "Cutie Q"
The 'Red Baron' from "Sky Kid".
'Mill' from "Pac & Pal".
The 'Headquarters' from "Tank Battalion".
The 'Pink Chewing Gum' from "Emeraldia".
The 'Morekku' from "Phozon".
The 'Green Furossa' from "Grobda".
The 'Red Missile' from "Bosconian - Star Destroyer".
The 'Orange BEROBERO' from "Warp & Warp".
The 'Missing child' from "Marvel Land".

Also, you can get a sort of 'trophy character' on the name registration depending of the highscore (the number in [x x] appears by 1 figure under the number which added all the beams) :
Second place on the Ranking - 'Ms. Pacman' from "Ms. Pac-Man".
A highscore [0 1] - 'Reira' from "Rolling Thunder 2".
A highscore [2 3] - 'Acha' from "Toypop".
A highscore [4 5] - 'Peach' from "Wonder Momo".
A highscore [6 7] - a 'Princess Character' from "Bravo Man - Chou Zetsurin Jin".
A highscore [8 9] - 'Sharon' from "Numan Athletics".
Game finished (continue used) - 'Kai''from "The Tower of Druaga".
Game finished (in one coin) - 'Valkyrie' from "Valkyrie no Densetsu".
SOURCES
Game's ROM.

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