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Jungle Hunt (US)

| 1982

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Units produced: Taito America Corporation
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy8way), Buttons(1)
Number of Players: 2
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SoundMix: Mono
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MAME folder name: jungleh

Display: raster 256x224 @ 60.00Hz (60.00 pixclock)
Sound: 1 channels

Emulated in MAME via driver taitosj.c:
Status: good; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: good; Color: good
Palette size: 64; Savestate: supported

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Mameinfo.dat entry:
0.37b10 [Yochizo]


- 0.147u2: hap fixed clone Omega Fighter Special. The game fails to boot or finish post. After showing bad rom errors, the game resets.

- 0.147u1: Fixed maincpu rom loading.

- 0.122u7: Fixed gfx1/2/3/4/5 rom loading.

- 0.89u3: Changed Z80 CPU2 clock speed to 5MHz.

- 0.37b10: Yochizo added 'Omega Fighter' (UPL 1989) and clone Omega Fighter Special.

- 21st November 2000: Yochizo fixed some graphics bugs in the Omega Fighter / Atomic Robo-kid driver.

- 8th November 2000: Yochizo sent in a driver for Omega Fighter and Atomic Robo-kid.

- 25th April 1999: Dumped Omega Fighter Special.

LEVELS: 8 (restarts once)

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Romset: 2016 kb / 8 files / 457.8 zip

Credits Mameinfo and Mametesters Project Robert J. Rabgno et al.
History.dat entry:
Jungle Hunt (c) 1982 Taito American Corp.

Export release. Game developed in Japan. See the original "Jungle King" for more information about the game itself (except for differences and ports listed here).


Released in October 1982, this reworked version of "Jungle King" was the end result of a copyright infringement lawsuit filed against Taito by the estate of Edgar Rice Burroughs, the creator of Tarzan.

Here's what makes Jungle Hunt different from Jungle King:
* Music is played at the places where the Tarzan yell was originally heard - at the beginning of the game and at the end of the avalanche stage - the same music that plays upon completion of the river stage.
* The player character is a safari-suited jungle explorer clad in a pith helmet, jacket, and shorts, instead of the Tarzan look-alike.
* The life-lines that the player character swings on between the trees in the first stage are ropes instead of vines.

The original version of the game, known as Jungle King, featured a character who looked like the well known (and very much copyrighted) Tarzan. The character even sounded like Tarzan when he bellowed out the famous scream after finishing the boulder stage (and at the beginning of the game). So, for legal reasons, the name was changed to 'Jungle Hunt' and the player character was changed to resemble a classic safari-suited jungle explorer complete with the standard issue pith helmet, jacket, and shorts. The bellowed scream at the end of the boulder stage was also entirely removed, replaced by the music from the end of the river stage.

A Jungle Hunt unit appears in the 1983 movie 'WarGames'.

Michael Torcello holds the official record for this game with 1,510,220 points.

MB (Milton Bradley) released a board-game based on this video-game (same name) in 1983.


* Consoles :
Atari 2600 [US] (1983) "Jungle Hunt [Model CX2688]"
Atari 2600 [JP] (1983)
Colecovision [US] (1983) "Jungle Hunt [Model 70007]"
Atari 5200 [US] (1983) "Jungle Hunt [Model CX5222]"
Atari XEGS
Microsoft XBOX [EU] (October 14, 2005) "Taito Legends"
Sony PlayStation 2 [EU] (October 14, 2005) "Taito Legends [Model SLES-53438]"
Microsoft XBOX [US] (October 25, 2005) "Taito Legends"
Sony PlayStation 2 [US] (October 25, 2005) "Taito Legends [Model SLUS-21122]"
Sony PlayStation 2 [KO] (July 18, 2006) "Taito Legends [Model SLKA-15056]"

* Computers :
Atari 800 [US] (1982) "Jungle Hunt [Model RX8049]"
Apple II [US] (1983)
PC [Booter] [US] (1983)
Commodore C64 [US] (1983) "Jungle Hunt [Model RX8530]"
Commodore C64 [EU] (1983)
Texas Instruments TI-99/4A [US] (1983)
Commodore VIC-20 [US] (1984)
PC [MS Windows, CD-ROM] [EU] (October 14, 2005) "Taito Legends"
PC [MS Windows, CD-ROM] [US] (November 10, 2005) "Taito Legends"


Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=1242&o=2

Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 842F 00000099 FFFFFFFF Infinite Time
00000000 8457 00000030 FFFFFFFF Infinite Oxygen
00000000 8425 0000001F FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL1
00000000 8426 0000001F FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL2

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file