Road Fighter [Model GX461]

A 34-year-old Arcade Video Game by Konami Industry

Road Fighter [Model GX461] screenshot

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Information for the following ROM(s): roadf roadf2


Road Fighter © 1984 Konami.

Road Fighter is an exhilarating, high-speed scrolling racing game.

A unique characteristic of Road Fighter is the fact that bumping into an enemy car does not count as a miss. The counter-steering technique required to 'straighten' your car after bumping into an enemy provided a new level of racing game fun to fans.
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Road Fighter [Model GX461] the Arcade Video Game
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Game ID : GX461

Main CPU : Motorola M6809 (@ 2.048 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 3.579545 Mhz)
Sound Chips : DAC, SN76496 (@ 1.789772 Mhz), Sanyo VLM5030 (@ 3.58 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 2 [Low, High]


Road Fighter was released in December 1984 and is the first car racing game from Konami.
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* Do not miss the bonus car : As you proceed in the game, the difficulty level increases. You will make more misses and will lose fuel quickly. If you spot a bonus car, make sure to run into it, even if it requires you to slow down in the process.

* Get used to counter-steering : Driving without bumping into the enemy is extremely difficult. If you do bump into them, learn to stay calm and counter-steer!

* Secret bonuses : They are all hard to obtain, but they are worth the try! Keep on driving for a certain amount of time without bumping into the enemy -- Konamiman, a train, or an airplane will appear and give you bonus points.

* Run into bonus cars without missing any -- more bonus points.

* Make it to the goal without bumping into any enemy -- 10,000 bonus points.


1. Road Fighter (1984)
2. Midnight Run - Road Fighter 2 (1995)


[JP] Nintendo Famicom (jul.11, 1985) "Road Fighter [Model RC801]"
[EU] Nintendo NES (june.18, 1992)
[JP] Sony PlayStation (may.13, 1999) "Konami 80's Arcade Gallery [Model SLPM-86228]"
[US] Sony PlayStation (nov.30, 1999) "Konami Arcade Classics [Model SLUS-00945]"

[JP] Nintendo DS (mar.15, 2007) "Konami Arcade Collection [Model NTR-A5KJ-JPN]"
[US] Nintendo DS (mar.27, 2007) "Konami Classic Series - Arcade Hits [Model NTR-ACXE-USA]"
[EU] Nintendo DS (oct.26, 2007) "Konami Arcade Classics [Model NTR-ACXP-EUR]"
[AU] Nintendo DS (oct.29, 2007) "Konami Arcade Classics"

MSX [EU] [JP] (aug.1985) "Road Fighter [Model RC730]"

Arcade [US] [EU] [AU] [KO] (nov.1998) "Konami 80's AC Special"
Arcade [JP] (nov.1998, "Konami 80's Arcade Gallery")
Apple iPhone/iPod [US] (sept.20, 2010) [Model 391286922]

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