Super Bug (スーパーバグ)

Released in 1977

Developer: Kee
Distributor: Atari
Manufacturer: Atari

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Game Summary

Early vertical scrolling driving game.

Game Details

An early vertical scrolling driving simulator in which you steer a VW bug along the road. There are oil spills and pits, and running into the sides of the road results in a "crunch."

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Boxing Bugs Flyer: 1 Front Boxing Bugs Flyer: 2 Back Super Missile Attack title screen Super Speed Race cabinet Pseudo-glowing Super Pac-Man. Member Ratings / Comments

***  by Dave__Dunmall. Comment: "One of the first scrolling driving simulators. The game featured completely black and white graphics with a dotted racecourse and various hazards such as oil patches etc in the same mould as spy hunter. Avaliable in stand-up cabinets only." 2002-07-15 05:26:17Z

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Yet Another List
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A Random Games-list
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Arcade Game Cheats
--- 720 --- (Contributor: unknown) In the ramp section, levels 8, 9, and 10: holding down the kick and jump buttons simultanously on the lip of the ramp will boost your air. This trick only works when you're going the correct speed (usually your third or fourth jump), and only once (as far as I can tell) per ramp session per level. ----------- Afterburner ----------- (Contributor: Anthony D. Chen) key: S - start button V - vulcan cannon M - missle F - foot sensor (only on sit-down version) stag
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Atari/Atari Games VaxMail 1991 Jed Margolin ___________________________________________________________________________ From: GAWD::MCCARTHY "Pat" 2-JAN-1991 12:37:15.74 To: @SYS$MAIL:JUNK CC: MCCARTHY Subj: New employee. If you haven't already noticed or been introduced, we have a new employee starting today. His name is John Moore. He is a hardware design engineer in the Electrical Design group, reporting to me. His office is the corner cubicle just outside my office. Drop by and say Hi. _____
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Atari/Atari Games VaxMail 1985 Jed Margolin ___________________________________________________________________________ From: KIM::SHEPPERD 4-JAN-1985 17:20 To: @SYS$MAIL:JUNK.UAF Subj: Printer in Rains's area There is another printer hooked up now in the phone closet near Rains's office. It's known as RAINS$PRINT and if you want it to be the default printer for you then put the following in your LOGIN.COM file: $ ASS 'f$log("RAINS$PRINT")' SYS$PRINT The physical name is TXD5:, but I advise
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The Bronze Age (1971 to 1980) Video Game List
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DECO (Data East) board list
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Pinouts for Atari Super Bug (1977): ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Typed up by Andy Welburn - 11th April 2000 This info was obtained from an original Super Bug Operations manual. Do bear in mind that this game runs on a Black + White monitor, so you'll have to work out some kind of hack before you can convert it to output to JAMMA ;) 44-pin edge connector ---------------------------------------------------- 16.5v CT
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1.0) Conversion FAQ: -------------------- COPYRIGHT 1994 REVISION NUMBER: 1.1 REVISION DATE: 02 November 1994 REVISION HISTORY: 1.1 (02/11/94 - Clarified technical details in {6.4}, Added a few words on manuals in {7.3} and analog controllers in {8.1.3}) REVISION HISTORY: 1.0 (01/11/94 - First public release; FTP only) CREATED BY: Doug Jefferys, Steve Ozdemir THANX TO: Wayne Aiken, Graham Bisset, Duncan Brown, David Hanes, To
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FAQ: Conversion v1.1
COPYRIGHT 1994 REVISION NUMBER: 1.1 REVISION DATE: 02 November 1994 REVISION HISTORY: 1.1 (02/11/94 - Clarified technical details in {6.4}, Added a few words on manuals in {7.3} and analog controllers in {8.1.3}) REVISION HISTORY: 1.0 (01/11/94 - First public release; FTP only) CREATED BY: Doug Jefferys, Steve Ozdemir THANX TO: Wayne Aiken, Graham Bisset, Duncan Brown, David Hanes, Tony Jones, John Keay, Patti Ozd
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SUPER BUG --------- COMP SIDE CKT SIDE ----------- -------------- 1 16.5 CT GND A 16.5V CT GND 2 +10V UNREG B +10V UNREG 3 VID GND C 4 D 5 VIDEO E SLAM N.O 6 +5V F COIN 2 N.C 7 COIN 1 N.C H STEERING A 8 STEERING B
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SUPER BUG COMP SIDE CKT SIDE ----------- -------------- 1 16.5 CT GND A 16.5V CT GND 2 +10V UNREG B +10V UNREG 3 VID GND C 4 D 5 VIDEO E SLAM N.O 6 +5V F COIN 2 N.C 7 COIN 1 N.C H STEERING A 8 STEERING B
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