Not emulated in MAME Coin-Operated Arcade Video Game
Variant Schwanzer © 1999 Seta.
A vertical shooting game. The ship (called 'Schwanzer') has 2 weapons : normal and variant shots. Variant shot is used to capture and fuse an enemy. When the player fuses an enemy, you can get an weapon and use the special attack.
The special attack needs the full-energy which increases when you get the energy item. When you kill an enemy with the special attack, you can get high-point (basic point x 5). Fused enemy is also used as a shield.
The weapon is 3 types and the special attack is different.
- Fire (red) - concentrated shot : SP = Meteo Flame
- Water (blue) - wide shot : SP = Aqua Storm
- Thuder (purple) - homing shot : SP = Homing Thuder
Seta Aleck64 hardware
CPU : R4300i
Co-Processor : 64-bit RISC processor, RCP SP (Sound and Graphics Processor), and DP (Pixel Drawing Processor)
Sound : 16 bit stereo, 44.1Khz; ADPCM sound compression, up to 100PCM channels
RAM : Rambus D-RAM 36 Mbits
Screen orientation : Horizontal
Video resolution : 640 x 480 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz
Palette colors : 16.8 million colors
Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 2 = >  Normal shot,  Variant shot
Released in February 2000 in Japan.
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