Lost In Translation/Halley's Comet
|Manufacturer||Taito America Corporation (Coin-It license)|
| 8-way Joystick|
|Main CPU|| M6809 (@ 4.992 MHz)|
Z80 (@ 3.000 MHz)
|Sound CPU|| Mono|
(4x) AY-3-8910A (@ 1.500 MHz)
| Raster (Vertical)|
256 x 240 pixels
1,536 Palette colours
|ROM Info|| 17 ROMs|
213,088 bytes (208.09 KiB)
|MAME ID||halleys · halleycj · halleysc|
About The Game
Halley's Comet is an arcade video game.
Licensed to Coin-It for US distribution.
This game was inspired by the actual 'Comet Halley' (pronounced HAL-lee). It was named after 'Edmund Halley', who calculated its '76-year orbital period'. Comet Halley was visible in 1910 and 76 years after, in 1986 (The feb. 9 exactly), just the year when this game was released by Taito :). Its next perihelion passage will be in 2061.
Tips And Tricks
When you start a new game and after the 'RESCUE THE EARTH FROM THE COMETS !' message appears, you can move your ship over it. The text will get erased, and the following message will appear over it : 'DO NOT ERASE !'.
Level Boss Trick
Shoot all but one of these squares and then press the hyperspace button (the smart-bomb) when the final square is lit. You should now receive 1 000 000 points! (this works for all level bosses).
When the game is in Game Over mode, you can actually control the ship at one point. This is rather useless, but fun!
- From Hiscore Table
- Kouju Miki (K.M)
- Hisayoshi Ogura (OGR)
- Sony PlayStation 2 (2007, "Taito Memories II Vol. 2")
|Album Name||Catalogue No.||Released||Publisher||Comments|
|Taito Game Music||28XA-110||1987-01-25||Alfa Records||CD version.|
|Taito Game Music||SCDC-00156||2002-03-06||Scitron Digital Content Inc.||CD version.|
|Taito Game Music||ALC-22908||1987-01-25||Alfa Records||Cassette version.|
|Taito Game Music||ALR-22908||1987-01-25||Alfa Records||Vinyl version.|