1942 © 1984 Capcom.
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|1942 was released in December 1984 and was the first game that Okamoto designed at Capcom. It was also the first Capcom title to spawn a successful series of sequels, with six titles in the 19XX line released from 1984 to 2000.|
Stages 32–29: Midway
Stages 28–25: Marshall
Stages 24–21: Attu
Stages 20–17: Rabaul
Stages 16–13: Leyte
Stages 12–09: Saipan
Stages 08–05: Iwojima
Stages 04–01: Okinawa
After the last boss plane on stage 02 is destroyed the screen displays:
YOU ARE THE BEST OF PLAYER !
FIGHT LAST ONE STAGE
Stage 01 is displayed as LAST STAGE.
After the last stage is complete the screen displays :
WE GIVE UP!
PRESENTED BY CAPCOM
PS. HOPE OUR NEXT GAME.
Default High-score table ('Top 5 ranking score!!') :
TOP 40000 (c) CAPCOM 0
2ND 35000 ALL 0
3RD 30000 RIGHT 0
4TH 25000 RESERVED 0
5TH 20000 EXEDEXES 0
In the default high-score table, some previous Capcom Games appear. Since the Demo Mode only shows the top five, you need to play the game and to make a score of approximately 10,000 points (To enter in the top ten).
The number 5 (20,000 points) appears as 'EXEDEXES'.
Number 6 is 'VULGUS' (9,999 points).
Number 7 is 'SONSON' (8,888 points).
Number 8 is 'HIGEMARU' (7,777 points).
Number 9 is again 'EXEDEXES' (6,666 points).
The game ROM contains an unused Bomb sprite and an unused Star bonus items sprite.
Martin Bedard of Saint-Lazare, Quebec, Canada holds the record for this game with 13,360,960 points on November 19, 2006.
Soundtrack album releases :
Capcom Game Music (28XA-94) (August 25, 1986) [Alfa Record]
Capcom Game Music [Reprint] (SCDC-00193) (June 19, 2002) [Scitron Discs]
Legend of Game Music~Premium Box (SCDC-00410~7) (March 24, 2005) [Scitron Discs]
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