Checkmate

The Arcade Video Game PCB by Midway Mfg.

Checkmate screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

Information for the following ROM(s): checkmat

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade Video Game PCB

Checkmate © 1977 Midway.


Up to four players control a block which leaves a trail behind it. The object is to force the other player(s) to run into either the boundary or your trail.
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TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PICTURE :
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Checkmate the  Arcade Video Game PCB
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Game ID : 615

Main CPU : Intel 8080
Sound Chips : Discrete circuitry

Screen orientation : Horizontal
Video resolution : 256 x 224 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz
Palette colors : 2

Players : 4
Control : 8-way joystick

TRIVIA

Released in January 1977.

STAFF

Designed and programmed by : Jay Fenton, Dave Nutting

PORTS

CONSOLES:
Bally Astrocade (1978)

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Machine's picture.