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Romset and name:
alpinr2a Alpine Racer 2 (Rev. ARS2 Ver.A, World)
Manufacturer:
Namco
Year:
Genre:
Sports
Category:
Sports / Skiing
Serie:
Alpine Racer
Driver source:
Language:
English
Similar games:
Input / Controls
Players:
Up to 2 players (solo)
Input:
Joystick 2 ways (horizontal), Stick
Buttons / keys:
0
Coins:
Cabinet:
-
Free-play:
Not supported
Rankings
Avarage user rating:
AntoPISA BestGame:
-
MASH All-Time:
-
Video
Display:
640x480@59.90406 Hz, CRT 31kHz
Orientation:
Horizontal
Scrolling:
Unknown
Colors:
-
CPU:
Mitsubishi M37710S4, Motorola MC68EC020, Texas Instruments TMS32025
Audio
Sound:
2 channels
Audio chips:
Namco C352, Speaker
Romset
First release:
Mame 0.131u3 released on may-28 2009
Last release:
Mame 0.212 released on aug-03 2019
Clone of:
alpinr2b Alpine Racer 2 (Rev. ARS2 Ver.B, World)
Bios:
Not required
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Use sample of:
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Previous romset:
None
New romset:
None
Files
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GOOD
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Status
OVERALL:
IMPERFECT
Emulation:
Good
Graphic:
Imperfect
Color:
Good
Sound:
Good
Cocktail:
Good
Protection:
Good
Save state:
Supported
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  • This Arcade Video game was published 23 years ago:

    Alpine Racer 2 © 1996 Namco.

    A checkpoint-style racing game, featuring realistic physics, unique controls and an unusual genre for a racing game. It features three separate courses and your choice of speed or gate racing. There is a cool replay feature for finishing in first place.

    TECHNICAL
    Namco Super System 22 hardware
    Game ID: ARS

    Main CPU: Motorola 68EC020 (@ 24.576 Mhz), (2x) TMS32025 (@ 49.152 Mhz), M37710 (@ 16.384 Mhz)
    Sound Chips: C352 (@ 16.384 Mhz)

    Players: 1
    Control: stick
    Buttons: 3

    TRIVIA
    Alpine Racer 2 was released in December 1996.

    This game was used as one of the challenges on the BBC game show "Friends Like These". The contestants had to finish in the highest position to win.

    Michael Jackson used to own this game (Serial number: APM02194). It was sold at the official Michael Jackson Auction on Apr. 24th, 2009.

    UPDATES
    ARS2/VER.A
    • Build date: 13:45:05, DEC 6 1996

    ARS2/VER.B
    • Build date: 17:10:59, JAN 10 1997

    TIPS AND TRICKS
    • Hidden Characters:
    Kuma: Hold SELECT and insert a coin. Then at the skipper select screen hold RIGHT and push the VIEW CHANGE button.
    Oyaji: Hold SELECT and insert a coin. Then at the skipper select screen hold LEFT and push the VIEW CHANGE button.

    • Track Weather: Enter one of the character codes, then highlight High Speed Course and press...
    Darker Track: ... Left Select, View Change
    Darker/Foggier Track: ... Left Select, Left Select, View Change

    • Staff Credit: In Expert Mode in Time Trial, pass through the left side of the arrow in 1st tunnel.

    SERIES
    • Alpine Racer (1994)
    • Alpine Racer 2 (1996)
    • Alpine Racer 3 (2002)

    CONTRIBUTE
    Edit this entry: https://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=3772&o=2
    Informations provided by © Alexis Bousiges
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