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Romset and name:
lgtnfghtu Lightning Fighters (US)
Short name:
Lightning Fighters
Manufacturer:
Konami
Year:
Genre:
Shooter
Category:
Shooter / Flying Vertical
Serie:
-
Driver source:
Language:
English
Similar games:
Input / Controls
Players:
Up to 2 players (solo, 2 concurrents)
Input:
Joystick 8 ways
Buttons / keys:
Coins:
Cabinet:
-
Free-play:
Not supported
Rankings
Avarage user rating:
AntoPISA BestGame:
-
MASH All-Time:
-
Video
Display:
320x224@60 Hz, ruotato di 90°, CRT 15kHz
Orientation:
Vertical
Scrolling:
Unknown
Colors:
-
CPU:
Motorola MC68000, Zilog Z80
Audio
Sound:
2 channels
Audio chips:
K053260 KDSC, Speaker, Yamaha YM2151 OPM
Romset
First release:
Mame 0.133u1 released on aug-02 2009
Last release:
Mame 0.226 released on oct-28 2020
Clone of:
lgtnfght Lightning Fighters (World)
Bios:
Not required
Use rom of:
-
Use sample of:
-
Previous romset:
lgtnfghu Lightning Fighters (US)
New romset:
None
Files
Dump:
GOOD
Required files:
Status
OVERALL:
GOOD
Emulation:
Good
Graphic:
Good
Color:
Good
Sound:
Good
Cocktail:
-
Protection:
Good
Save state:
Supported
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  • Arcade Video game published 30 years ago:

    Lightning Fighters © 1990 Konami.

    Export release. Game developed in Japan. For more information about the game itself, please see the original Japanese release entry; "Trigon [Model GX939]".

    TECHNICAL
    Game ID: GX939

    TRIVIA
    Lightning Fighters was released in May 1990 in North America.

    In Lightning Fighters and Trigon, the original Japanese version, there are different rules depending on whether you start the game with one or two players. In a one-player game, you start with no bombs, and when you die the game restarts you at a checkpoint. In a two-player game, each life starts with one bomb, and when you die you respawn in place. There are some powerups that only appear in a two-player game and one that only appears in a one-player game. The game type cannot be changed once the game starts. A second player cannot join an originally one-player game; conversely, if one player dies in a two-player game the game remains in two-player mode and the second player can rejoin at any time.

    In Lightning Fighters, even if you start a one-player game, the game is always in two-player mode: you respawn in place when you die and you start each life with one bomb stocked. This means that a second player can join midway into a one-player game. Unfortunately it also means that the powerup that only appears in one-player games in the other versions, does not appear at all in the US version.

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    Edit this entry: https://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=1389&o=2
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