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Romset and name:
clowns Clowns (rev. 2)
Manufacturer:
Midway
Year:
Genre:
Ball & Paddle
Category:
Ball & Paddle / Jump and Touch
Serie:
-
Driver source:
Language:
English
Similar games:
Input / Controls
Players:
Up to 2 players (solo, 2 alternates)
Input:
Paddle
Buttons / keys:
0
Coins:
Cabinet:
-
Free-play:
Not supported
Rankings
Avarage user rating:
AntoPISA BestGame:
50 to 60 (Not Good Enough)
MASH All-Time:
Video
Display:
260x224@59.541985 Hz, CRT 15kHz
Orientation:
Horizontal
Scrolling:
Unknown
Colors:
Black & White
CPU:
Intel 8080
Audio
Sound:
Audio chips:
Discrete Sound, Samples, Speaker
Romset
First release:
Mame 0.33b3 released on may-17 1998
Last release:
Mame 0.212 released on aug-03 2019
Clone of:
-
Clones:
Bios:
Not required
Use rom of:
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Use sample of:
clowns Clowns (rev. 2)
Previous romset:
None
New romset:
None
Files
Dump:
GOOD
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 41 years ago:

    Clowns © 1978 Midway.

    Players bounce clowns off 'see-saw' to break rows of balloons for high score and bonus jumps.

    TECHNICAL
    Upright cabinet
    Midway No. 630

    Main CPU: Intel 8080 (@ 1.9968 Mhz)
    Sound Chips: Discrete circuitry

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

    Players: 2
    Control: paddle

    TRIVIA
    Clowns was released in January 1978.

    Also released as "Clowns [Cocktail Table model]".

    This game is known in UK as "Springboard" (licensed to Subelectro).

    David Nelson holds the official record for this game with 61,390 points on June 1, 2004.

    SCORING
    Successful jump: 10 points
    Popping Balloon in bottom row: 20 points
    Popping Balloon in middle row: 50 points
    Popping Balloon in top row: 100 points
    Bonus for Clearing Bottom Balloon Row: 200 points
    Bonus for Clearing Middle Balloon Row: 500 points
    Bonus for Clearing Top Balloon Row: 1,000 points

    PORTS
    • COMPUTERS:
    Commodore C64 (1983)

    CONTRIBUTE
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