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Main data
Romset and name:
checkmat Checkmate
Manufacturer:
Dave Nutting Associates / Midway
Year:
Genre:
Category:
Maze / Surround
Serie:
-
Driver source:
Language:
English
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Input / Controls
Players:
Up to 4 players (solo, 2-4 concurrents)
Input:
Joystick 8 ways
Buttons / keys:
0
Coins:
Cabinet:
-
Free-play:
Not supported
Rankings
Avarage user rating:
AntoPISA BestGame:
10 to 20 (Horrible)
MASH All-Time:
Video
Display:
260x224@59.541985 Hz, CRT 15kHz
Orientation:
Horizontal
Scrolling:
Unknown
Colors:
Monochromatic
CPU:
Intel 8080
Audio
Sound:
Audio chips:
Discrete Sound, Speaker
Romset
First release:
Mame 0.34b6 released on oct-28 1998
Last release:
Mame 0.211 released on jun-26 2019
Clone of:
-
Bios:
Not required
Use rom of:
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Use sample of:
-
Previous romset:
None
New romset:
None
Files
Dump:
NO DUMP
Required files:
Status
OVERALL:
IMPERFECT
Emulation:
Good
Graphic:
Good
Color:
Good
Sound:
Imperfect
Cocktail:
-
Protection:
Good
Save state:
Supported
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  • This Arcade Video game was published 42 years ago:

    Checkmate © 1977 Midway.

    Up to four players control a block which leaves a trail behind it. The object is to force the other player(s) to run into either the boundary or your trail.

    TECHNICAL
    Game ID: 615

    Main CPU: Intel 8080
    Sound Chips: Discrete circuitry

    Screen orientation: Horizontal
    Video resolution: 256 x 224 pixels
    Screen refresh: 60.00 Hz
    Palette colors: 2

    Players: 4
    Control: 8-way joystick

    TRIVIA
    Released in January 1977.

    STAFF
    Designed and programmed by: Jay Fenton, Dave Nutting

    PORTS
    • CONSOLES:
    Bally Astrocade (1978)

    CONTRIBUTE
    Edit this entry: https://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=444&o=2
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