Three Stooges

Released in 1984

Developer: Mylstar
Manufacturer: Mylstar
Distributor: Mylstar

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Three Stooges marquee
game marquee

Game Summary

Moe, Larry and Curly make their way from the silver screen to the video screen.

Hardware Info

Controls: 1 Joystick / Button(s)
Horizontal-mounted Raster monitor
256 x 240 Resolution
Colors: 16 Color

Additional Hardware Info (from Mame)

I86 cpu @ 5 Mhz
M6502 cpu @ 1 Mhz
M6502 cpu @ 1 Mhz
DAC audio
DAC audio
AY-8910 audio @ 2 Mhz
AY-8910 audio @ 2 Mhz

Hardware Platform

Gottlieb GG-III

Mame ROMs

3stooges, Three Stooges

Game Details

Nyuk-Nyuk-Nyuk! Up to three players can become Stooges in this game based on the antics of the three slap-happy funnymen. The Stooges' fiancees are kidnapped by a mad scientist, and the stooges must use their In each round, your selected Stooge must collect three keys in each round, then go through an exit to advance to the next level.

To find those keys, you must have a mallet with you. There are two mallets in the room. Use the mallets to destroy the furniture and find those keys. There are also some other goodies, such as a star and an award that closely resembles an Oscar, that will give you bonus points.

This game, however, couldn't be complete without the enemies: The upper crust, cops, and other Stooges (natch!). To disable them temporarily, push the button when not carrying a mallet to slap that person. Hitting them with a mallet knocks them out for good!

In stage 7, the Stooges confront the mad scientist. The scientist is standing by the exit, and as soon as all three keys are collected, you have ten seconds to go out the exit and catch the mad scientist. If you are successful, you continue on to level 8. At level 14, you get to rescue your first fiancee. The Stooges get to free the other two at Levels 28 and 42.

Mylstar was owned by Columbia Pictures Corporation, the same company that owned the D.L. Gottlieb Co., and is also the same company that owned the rights to the Three Stooges.



Three Stooges control panel
control panel


Three Stooges cabinet photo
cabinet photo
Three Stooges title screen
title screen
Three Stooges gameplay screen shot
gameplay screen
Three Stooges promotional flyer
promotional flyer

Coinop.org Member Ratings / Comments

**** by gatorman_925. Comment: "Woo-woo-woo! This happens to be a very witty game based on the antics of the Three Stooges. Most of the Stooges' humor and hilarity are transferred to this game. If you played it in the arcades, or should you play it on MAME, you should enjoy seeing the Stooges slap, splat, and bash their way toward their brides. (Nyuk-nyuk-nyuk!)" 2001-12-03 18:19:21Z

**** by boscofan. Comment: "A game that grows on you as time goes on,but not as a good as the old Commodore 64 Stooges game." 2002-05-12 06:56:58Z

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