Smash TV

Released in 1990

Developer: Williams
Distributor: Williams
Manufacturer: Williams

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'Smash TV' marquee
game marquee

Game Summary

In the "distant" future of 1999, you are a contestant on the most violent game show of all – Smash TV. On this game show anything goes, as you attempt to collect prizes, cash, and keys by fighting off a host of enemies with your array of weapons. In some versions, if you collect enough keys, you are rewarded with a trip to the Pleasure Dome.



Additional Hardware Info (from Mame)

TMS34010 cpu @ 25 Mhz
M6809 cpu @ 4 Mhz
DAC audio
YM-2151 audio @ 3 Mhz
HC55516 audio

Hardware Platform


Mame ROMs

smashtv, Smash T.V. (rev 8.00)
smashtv6, Smash T.V. (rev 6.00)
smashtv5, Smash T.V. (rev 5.00)
smashtv4, Smash T.V. (rev 4.00)

Game Details

Smash TV played exactly like Robotron, but the premise was much different. It takes place in the year 1999 in which 2 contestants are sent into a closed arena because they are playing the most violent game show - Smash TV.

Shoot your way though guards, thugs and more and try to collect prizes and money.

'Smash TV' cabinet photo
cabinet photo
'Smash TV' title screen
title screen
'Smash TV' gameplay screen shot
gameplay screen
'Smash TV' promotional flyer
promotional flyer
'Smash TV' control panel
control panel

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SMASH TV SOLDER SIDE PARTS SIDE ----------------------------------------------------- A GND 1 GND B GND 2 GND C +5V 3 +5V D +5V 4 +5V E -5V 5 -5v F +12V 6 +12V H KEY 7 KEY J COIN CTR 2 8 COIN CTR 1 K COIN LOCKOUT
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SMASH TV SOLDER SIDE PARTS SIDE ----------------------------------------------------- A GND 1 GND B GND 2 GND C +5V 3 +5V D +5V 4 +5V E -5V 5 -5v F +12V 6 +12V H KEY 7 KEY J COIN CTR 2 8 COIN CTR 1 K COIN LOCKOUT
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