Namco Warp & Warp
This article is a generic description about Namco's "Warp & Warp" hardware. For the specific arcade game, see Warp & Warp.
The Namco Warp & Warp was an arcade game system board and Namco's first hardware type, which was first used in 1978; the second and third games to run on it, Bomb Bee and Cutie Q, were modified to support a 256-color palette.
Namco Warp & Warp specifications[edit | edit source]
- Main/graphic/sound CPU: Intel 8080, 2.048 MHz
- Sound chip: Namco custom
- Video resolution: 224 x 272
List of Namco Warp & Warp arcade games[edit | edit source]
- Gee Bee (1978) - Namco's first game, and the first one to run on this hardware as a result of this fact
- Bomb Bee (1979) - sequel to Gee Bee
- Cutie Q (1979) - second sequel to Gee Bee
- Navarone (1980)
- Kaitei Takara Sagashi (1980) - originally developed by K. K. Tokki as a prototype
- SOS (1980)
- Tank Battalion (1980) - uses a modified version of this hardware, although some sites state it uses its own unique hardware and CPU (a Motorola M6502, running at 1 MHz)
- Warp & Warp (also known as Warp Warp) (1981) - During 1981, the hardware was specified as "Namco Warp & Warp", although it was the last game that ran on it
References[edit | edit source]
- "Appendix A: Assembly Drawings, Schematics and Wiring Diagrams" (pdf). Warp & Warp: Service Manual and Parts Catalog. Chicago, Illinois: Rock-Ola Mfg. Corp.. 1981. pp. 42–44. http://www.arcade-museum.com/manuals-videogames/W/WarpWarp.pdf.
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