Boulder Dash

The Arcade PCB by First Star Soft., Inc.

Boulder Dash screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade PCB

Boulder Dash © 1984 Exidy / First Star Software.


Rockford digs feverishly, as boulders crash down all around him, through 16 mystical caves and five levels of difficulty.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PICTURE :
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Boulder Dash the  Arcade PCB
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Max-A-Flex hardware

Main CPU : MOS Technology M6502 (@ 1.78979 Mhz), Motorola M68705 (@ 3.579545 Mhz)
Sound Chips : POKEY (@ 1.78979 Mhz), Speaker

Players : 4
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 2

SERIES

1. Boulder Dash (1984)
2. Boulder Dash 2 – Rockford's Revenge (1986)
3. Super Boulder Dash (1986)
4. Boulder Dash III (1986)
5. Boulder Dash Construction Kit (1987)
6. Rockford (1988)
7. Boulder Dash EX (2002, Nintendo Gameboy Advance)
8. Boulder Dash - M.E.
9. Boulder Dash - M.E. 2
10. Boulder Dash XL (2011, Xbox Live Arcade)

STAFF

By : Peter Liepa
With : Chris Gray

PORTS

CONSOLES:
Atari 2600
Atari XEGS
Colecovision usa (1984) [Model TC-203]
Super Cassette Vision (1984)
europe Nintendo NES (1990) [Model NES-XB]
japan Nintendo Famicom (mar.23, 1990) [Model DFC-XB]
usa Nintendo NES (june.1990) [Model NES-XB]
europe Nintendo Game Boy (1990)
japan Nintendo Game Boy (sept.21, 1990) [Model DMG-BDA]
europe Nintendo Wii (sept.19, 2008, "Virtual Console" - C64 version)
usa Nintendo Wii (june.1, 2009, "Virtual Console" - C64 version)

COMPUTERS:
PC [MS-DOS] usa (1984)
FM-7 japan (nov.1984)
europe Acorn Electron
europe Sinclair ZX Spectrum (1984)
usa Commodore C64 europe (1984)
europe Amstrad CPC (1984)
Atari 400/800 usa (1984)
Apple II E usa (1984)
Epoch Cassette Vision japan (1985) [Model 11 NO.09160]
MSX europe (1985)
europe Sinclair ZX Spectrum (1985, Budget edition)
BBC Micro europe (1988)
Commodure Amiga europe (1989)

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Machine's picture.

Page last modified on September 07, 2012