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Main CPU : Intel 8080 (@ 2.016 Mhz)
Sound CPU : I8035 (@ 400 Khz)
Sound Chips : DAC, SN76477 (@ 400 Khz)
Players : 2
Control : Joystick 8-Way (controls movement), 8-Way rotary knob + push. (controls shooting)
This game uses some strange color hardware, which required a unique monitor.
Sheriff was one of the last games that was designed to look like a "Bowling Alley
". It has light colored woodgrain sides that actually look like they were made from the same wood as a bowling lane. They have a 'Sheriff' logo painted on the side in black, with a few graphics of Mexican bandits circling the machine near the bottom. The front of the machine has a huge coin door, and a speaker grill offset to the left of it (both of these are black). The control panel is done in red and features game instructions, start buttons for each player, and the controls. The monitor bezel goes all the way up to the top of the machine (no marquee on this title), and has a few more game instructions, some cowboy graphics, and a big 'Sheriff' logo done up to look like an American Flag. There were also two cocktail versions of this title made. The first was in a standard white topped first generation Nintendo cocktail ("Donkey Kong
" used the same one with a different top). The second one was a god awful red and white contraption that looked like some sort of fantasy jukebox (this one used a smaller monitor and is fairly rare).