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Romset and name:
rollingc Rolling Crash / Moon Base
Short name:
Rolling Crash / Moon Base
Manufacturer:
Nichibutsu
Year:
Genre:
MultiGame
Category:
MultiGame / Compilation
Serie:
-
Driver source:
Language:
English
Similar games:
Input / Controls
Players:
Up to 2 players (solo, 2 alternates)
Input:
Joystick 2 ways (horizontal)
Buttons / keys:
Coins:
Cabinet:
-
Free-play:
Not supported
Rankings
Avarage user rating:
AntoPISA BestGame:
30 to 40 (Amendable)
MASH All-Time:
-
Video
Display:
260x224@59.541985 Hz, ruotato di 270°, CRT 15kHz
Orientation:
Vertical
Scrolling:
Unknown
Colors:
-
CPU:
Intel 8080
Audio
Sound:
Audio chips:
Samples, Speaker, TI SN76477 CSG
Romset
First release:
Mame 0.30 released on jan-08 1998
Last release:
Mame 0.225 released on sep-30 2020
Clone of:
-
Bios:
Not required
Use rom of:
-
Use sample of:
-
Previous romset:
None
New romset:
None
Files
Dump:
GOOD
Required files:
Status
OVERALL:
IMPERFECT
Emulation:
Good
Graphic:
Good
Color:
Imperfect
Sound:
Imperfect
Cocktail:
-
Protection:
Good
Save state:
Supported
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  • Arcade Video game published 41 years ago:

    2in1: Rolling Crash + Moon Base © 1979 Nichibutsu.

    Rolling Crash is a 2-D maze racing game with changes to add to the variety of play. You control your car through the maze to pick up the dots while at the same time avoiding the car, or cars, that are constantly trying to ram you. Successfully get through one maze and many more await you. This is good practice for freeway driving in the big city.

    TECHNICAL
    Game ID: RCA-1001

    UPRIGHT:
    Height: 1750 mm.
    Width: 700 mm.
    Depth: 850 mm.
    CRT: 20 inches.

    HARDWARE:
    Main CPU: Intel 8080 (@ 2 Mhz)

    Screen orientation: Vertical
    Video resolution: 224 x 256 pixels
    Screen refresh: 60.00 Hz
    Palette colors: 8

    Players: 2
    Control: 2-way joystick
    Buttons: 1

    TRIVIA
    2in1 was released in October 1979 in Japan for 740,000 Yen.

    Other releases:
    "2in1: Rolling Crash + Moon base [Model RC-10001]".

    Rolling Crash varies from the "Head-On" games in three ways:
    1) The game wraps around in a figure eight, making game play different in each part
    2) If you run into the enemy car where you can change lanes, your car doesn't die but instead gets pushed over to another lane.
    3) The dots actively slow down your car. This you can see as explosions.

    SCORING
    Dots: 3 pts X number of cars on field.
    Highlighted areas: 200 pts X number of cars on field.

    TIPS AND TRICKS
    • Always be aware of where the Jam Car(s) is/are located. They can only make one lane change at a time but that lane change may be into your lane.
    • The faster you go, the fewer lanes you can cross. At full acceleration, you will only be able to change one lane at a time. In the earlier levels, this will be fine since you will only be dealing with one car. In the multiple Jam Car levels, this can be a very bad thing. Decelerate (take your finger off the accelerate button) to go across multiple lanes.
    • The Jam Car(s) always travel in a clockwise motion while you travel in a counterclockwise motion. Remember that so that you don't get confused when there are multiple cars in the maze. Also, the color of the Jam Car is red while yours is white.
    • Don't try to get all the dots on one of the lanes. You need to anticipate where your next move is well before you enter the lane change area since you cannot change lanes at any other time. Sometimes, on the earlier levels, it is best to do a staggered type dot pickup where you do lane one, change to lane two, to lane three, lane four, lane five, then back to lane one. If you time it right, the Jam Car or Cars will still be in the maze.
    • Don't let the speed of the Jam Car(s) throw you. Just plan to be out of your lane before they enter into your lane. If they make it into your lane before you get to the lane change area, you will crash.

    CONTRIBUTE
    Edit this entry: https://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=2259&o=2
    Informations provided by © Alexis Bousiges
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