Checkpoint © 1991 Data East Pinball.
Game ID: 500-5510-01
Data East Version 3 (FM + ADPCM & 128 x 16 display)
Main CPU : M6808 (@ 1 MHz)
Sound CPU : Motorola M6809 (@ 2 MHz)
Display CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)
Sound chips : Yamaha YM2151 (@ 3.579545 MHz), OKI MSM5205 (@ 384 KHz)
Checkpoint had the first Dot Matrix Display (DMD) ever used on a pinball game! It used a 'half-height' DMD as compared to the standard DMD used by Williams Mfg.
First pinball machine to feature a choice of alternate soundtracks (selected by the player).
Driver: Joe Kaminkow (JEK)
Pit Chief: Ed Cebula
Mechanix: Sarah Bagnola
Harness: Nick Wade (NBW)
Timer: John Lund
Sponsor: Tetsuo Fukuda
Spare Tires: Nancy Haas, Jim Gorman, Tim Seckel, John Borg, Joe Balcer
Jack Mgr: Pete Gustafson (P G), Arnie Aarstad
Graphics: Todd Faris, Paul Faris
Software: Rehman Merchant (RAY), Kristina Donofrio (KVD)
Sound: Brian Schmidt (BLS)
In Memory Of: Amina Merchant
Special Thanks: H. Horiguchi, Bob Gale
Display Art: Jack Liddon