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Romset and name:
topskatr Top Skater (Export, Revision A)
Short name:
Top Skater
Manufacturer:
Year:
Genre:
Sports
Category:
Sports / Skateboarding
Serie:
Sega Skateboarding
Driver source:
Language:
English
Similar games:
Input / Controls
Players:
Only one supported
Input:
Stick
Buttons / keys:
Coins:
Cabinet:
-
Free-play:
Not supported
Rankings
Avarage user rating:
AntoPISA BestGame:
-
MASH All-Time:
-
Video
Display:
496x384@57.52416 Hz, CRT 25kHz
Orientation:
Horizontal
Scrolling:
Unknown
Colors:
-
CPU:
Fujitsu MB86235 "TGPx4", Intel i960KB, Motorola MC68000
Audio
Sound:
2 channels
Audio chips:
Speaker, Yamaha YMF292-F SCSP
Romset
First release:
Mame 0.87u1 released on sep-29 2004
Last release:
Mame 0.230 released on mar-31 2021
Clone of:
-
Clones:
Bios:
Not required
Use rom of:
-
Use sample of:
-
Previous romset:
None
New romset:
None
Files
Dump:
GOOD
Required files:
Status
OVERALL:
PRELIMINARY
Emulation:
Preliminary
Graphic:
Imperfect
Color:
Good
Sound:
Good
Cocktail:
Good
Protection:
Good
Save state:
Unsupported
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  • Arcade Video game published 24 years ago:

    Top Skater - Sega Skateboarding © 1997 Sega.

    TECHNICAL
    Runs on the Sega "Model 2C" hardware.

    Players: 2
    Control: 8-way joystick
    Buttons: 4

    TRIVIA
    Top Skater was released in April 1997 in Japan.

    Each character is sponsored by major skateboard and gear manufacturers including Air Walk, Vans, Etnies, Es, Reef and A.D. One.

    The thrashing soundtrack was performed by 'Pennywise', an LA-based punk band.

    Michael Jackson used to own this game. It was sold at the official Michael Jackson Auction on Apr. 24th, 2009.

    A Top Skater: Sega Skateboarding unit appears in the 2009 movie 'Paul Blart: Mall Cop'

    UPDATES
    Sega released another revision of this game in arcades. In Revision A of Top Skater, the following songs by Pennywise play in all three courses (including 'Secret Event'):
    • Wouldn't It Be Nice
    • It's What You Do with It
    • Homesick

    In another version, Sega made a different music selection of Pennywise songs for all three courses.

    Novice Course (Skater's Session):
    • The Secret
    • Try to Conform
    • Searching

    Expert Course (Stunttrackers Trophy):
    • Wouldn't It Be Nice
    • It's What You Do with It
    • Homesick

    Freestyle Course (Secret Event):
    • Peaceful Day
    • Perfect People

    TIPS AND TRICKS
    • Play As Alex (Older brother of Ash): Keep the icon on Ash. Press the Yellow decide button 3 times to the Left, 3 three time to the Right, and 13 more times to the Left.
    • Play As P-Nut (Older Sister of Cookie): After you select the course with the Start button, keep it depressed. Kick the board 6 times to the Right, 6 times to the Left, 3 times to the Right, 3 times to the Left and 4 more times to the Right. After all this kicking release the Start button.
    • Super Deformed Mode: At the stage select screen, press Left(x9), Right(x9), Left(x4), Right (x4), and finally Left(x5), next lean the board forward (step on the front of the board) and press both the Left and Right buttons simultaneously three times. When you get the characters select screen each character should appear to be in super deformed mode.
    • Hidden Track: Choose advanced level with any character. Then, before the board unlocks, continuously move the board Up. After the game starts, miss the first jump and crash into the fence on the left side of the church. Now, you'll find yourself in the hidden track.

    SERIES
    • Top Skater - Sega Skateboarding (1997)
    • Air Trix (2001)

    CONTRIBUTE
    Edit this entry: https://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=2942&o=2
    Informations provided by © Alexis Bousiges
    Informations provided by Contribute to the translation
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  • Informations provided by Fabricio Coroquer, revisited from the work of
    NOTICE: The short version was discontinued in November 2019
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