Mariner

The Arcade Video Game PCB by Amenip

Mariner screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

Information for the following ROM(s): mariner

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade Video Game PCB

Mariner © 1981 Amenip.


An old horizontally scrolling shoot'em up with a vertically scrolling background. The player has to guide a submarine armed with torpedoes and missiles through five levels while fighting different underwater terrors. At the end of each area the boss-submarine appears.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Main CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 3.072 Mhz)
Sound Chips : General Instrument AY8910 (@ 1.78975 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Vertical
Video resolution : 224 x 256 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.61 Hz
Palette colors : 114

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

TRIVIA

Mariner is known in US as "800 Fathoms".

When you run the game for the first time, all score ranking entries are set to 10000 pts.

SOURCES
Game's ROM.