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Main data
Romset and name:
congo_11s10 Congo (1.1, DCS sound 1.0)
Manufacturer:
Williams
Year:
Genre:
Electromechanical
Category:
Electromechanical / Pinball
Serie:
-
Driver source:
Language:
English
Similar games:
Input / Controls
Players:
Only one supported
Input:
Unavailable
Buttons / keys:
0
Coins:
Cabinet:
-
Free-play:
Not supported
Rankings
Avarage user rating:
AntoPISA BestGame:
-
MASH All-Time:
-
Video
Display:
512x128@60 Hz, CRT 15kHz
Orientation:
Horizontal
Scrolling:
Unknown
Colors:
-
CPU:
Analog Devices ADSP-2105, Motorola MC6809E
Audio
Sound:
Audio chips:
DMA-driven DAC, Speaker
Romset
First release:
Mame 0.203 released on oct-31 2018
Last release:
Mame 0.203 released on oct-31 2018
Clone of:
congo_21 Congo (2.1)
Bios:
Not required
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Use sample of:
-
Previous romset:
None
New romset:
None
Files
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Required files:
Status
OVERALL:
PRELIMINARY
Emulation:
Good
Graphic:
Good
Color:
Good
Sound:
Good
Cocktail:
Good
Protection:
Good
Save state:
Unsupported
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  • A 23-year-old Coin-op Pinball

    Congo © 1995 Williams Electronics Games, Incorporated.

    TECHNICAL
    Williams WPC-95
    Model Number: 50050

    Main CPU: Motorola M6809 (@ 2 Mhz)
    Sound CPU: ADSP2105 (@ 10 MHz)
    Sound chip: DMA-driven (@ 10 MHz)

    'Congo' was produced both as a complete game and as a conversion kit for narrow body WPC Security games.

    TRIVIA
    Released in December 1995. 2,129 units were produced.

    Based on the 1995 movie released by Paramount Pictures.

    UPDATES
    Version: 0.2
    Date: December 11, 1995
    • This is the first release of software for production of sample games.

    Version: 1.0 (changes from revision 0.3)
    Date: December 11, 1995
    • This is the release of software for production.
    • Added lamp, display and sound effects.
    • Changed coin meter test time to 64ms.
    • Changed loop gates to make them raise faster.
    • Fixed a player 1/player 2 score overlap.
    • Changed plunger to prevent extraneous firing at power up.
    • Fixed an incorrect report of gorilla standup switch errors.
    • Added Novice Mode. DEFAULT: OFF
    • Fixed buy-in adjustment so it does not get turned on when pricing is changed.

    Version: 1.1
    Date: December 12, 1995
    • Fixed a test mode display glitch.

    Version: 1.3
    Date: January 4, 1996
    • Update to apple version 3.54 to provide serial interface support on WPC-95.
    • Revised Paramount logo with the words 'A Viacom Company'.

    Version 2.0
    Date: February 8, 1996
    • This release of software facilitates the development of the kit version of the Congo playfield.
    • This ROM automatically detects the WPC or WPC-95 hardware and will work with either system.
    • Added some sounds to match.
    • Added more French adjustment and audit translations.

    Version 2.1
    Date: October 7, 1996
    • Fixed a bug in the ball save adjustment so you can now turn ball saves off.
    • Fixed a bug in the attract mode display for multiple replay levels.
    • Fixed skill fire display effect.
    • Improved plunger initilization at powerup.
    • Changed buy-in to allow for more time if money is inserted.
    • Improved printer support.

    STAFF
    Design: John Trudeau (Doctor Flash) (JT)
    Program: Bill Grupp (WAG), Dean Grover
    Art: Kevin O'Connor (KO)
    Music & Sounds: Vince Pontarelli (VJP)
    Mechanical: Eddy Hicks
    Sculpture: Jerry Pinsler
    Dots by: Brian Morris, Adam Rhine
    Special Thanx 2: Stan Winston, Paul Barker, Margaret Hudson

    CONTRIBUTE
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