Yosaku

The Arcade PCB by SNK Corp.

Yosaku screenshot

Not emulated in MAME

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade PCB

Yosaku © 1979 SNK [Shin Nihon Kikaku].


A woodcutter cuts down trees while being attacked by animals. There are three trees in the arcade version, and two trees in all other versions. The woodcutter can evade danger by jumping straight up, or by attacking the animals with his axe. The dangers are: a boar charges across the screen, snakes pop out of the ground, the trees drop branches, and the birds fly over and drop excrement.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PICTURE :
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Yosaku the  Arcade PCB
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TRIVIA

This is said to be SNK's first arcade game.

Levels = 1 / endless

PORTS

Consoles:


Epoch Cassette Vision (1981) full title is "Kikori no Yosaku"
SNK Neo-Geo Pocket - (inserting the Neo Geo Pocket Color game "The King Of The Fighters: Battle de Paradise" will bring up the hidden game "Yosaku" which is a port of the Cassette Vision version.

SOURCES
Game's pitures.

Page last modified on February 19, 2012