Youkai Douchuu-ki

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

 
DESCRIPTION
[Coin-Op] Arcade Video Game

Youkai Douchuu-ki © 1987 Namco.


You control Tarousuke, a boy who must travel through a scary world fighting demons and other monsters.
TECHNICAL
Namco System 1 hardware
Game ID : YD

Main CPU : 6809 (@ 1.536 Mhz)
Sub CPU : 6809 (@ 1.536 Mhz)
Sound CPU : 6809 (@ 1.536 Mhz)
MCU : HD63701 (@ 1.536 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2151 (@ 3.57958 Mhz), Namco advanced 8-channel stereo WSG, stereo DAC

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 3
TRIVIA
Youkai Douchuu-ki was released in April 1987 in Japan. It was known outside Japan as "Shadow Land".

The title of this game translates from Japanese as 'Supernatural Creature Traveler's Journal'.

Tarosuke appears as a playable character in the Japan-only RPG titled Namco x Capcom. In the game he teams up with Taira no Kagekiyo from "Genpei Toma Den".

Alfa Records released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Namco Game Music Vol.2 - 28XA-171) on 25/08/1987.
TIPS AND TRICKS
There are 5 different endings depending on what you do during the play :
1) you go to Hell
2) you go to slave world
3) you go to beast world
4) you return to human world
5) you go to heaven

The endings are listed in crescent order of difficulty.

Here are the conditions to get the 5 different endings. To get the endings you need to fill certain conditions only on the last level of the game.
1) Heaven ending : On the last level, don't collect anything that would increase your score. Also, don't kill any enemies.
2) Human World ending : On the last level only collect something that would increase your score from 100 to 500 points. Also, kill only from 1 to 30 enemies.
3) Beast World ending : On the last level, collect something that would increase your score from 600 to 1000 points. Also, kill only from 31 to 70 enemies.
4) Demon World Ending : On the last level only collect something that would increase your score from 1100 to 2000 points. Also, kill only from 71 to 100 enemies.
5) Hell ending : On the last level only collect something that would increase your score from 2100 points and over. Also, kill over 101 enemies.
STAFF
Musics composed by : Hiroyuki Kawada
PORTS

Consoles:


NEC PC-Engine japan (1987) "Youkai Douchuu-ki [Model NC62001]"
Nintendo Famicom japan (1987) "Youkai Douchuu-ki [Model NAM-YD-4900]"
Nintendo [Virtual Console] japan (2007)
SOURCES
Game's ROM.

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