Caterpillar Pacman Hack
Arcade Video game published 39 years ago:
Caterpillar © 1981 Phi.
You are a little caterpillar, trying to eat enough to grow into a butterfly. Four spiders are crawling around, trying to catch you to eat. Keep running, and even you may live to eat spiders (thanks to energizers).
Main CPU: Zilog Z80 (@ 3.072 Mhz)
Sound Chips: Namco (@ 96 Khz)
Screen orientation: Vertical
Video resolution: 224 x 288 pixels
Screen refresh: 60.61 Hz
Control: Joystick 4-way
This game is a hack of "Hangly Man", itself a "Pac-Man" hack. The four spiders are named Harry (red), Sabina (pink), Charlotte (cyan), and Webster (orange).
The second part of the first intermission shows the caterpillar having grown into a large butterfly as it chases a scared Harry off the screen.
Dots: 20 points.
Energizers: 50 points.
Spiders: 225, 450, 900, 1800 points.
Cherry: 300 points.
Strawberry: 600 points.
Orange: 800 points.
Apple: 900 points.
Pineapple: 2000 points.
Galaxian: 4000 points.
Bell: 6000 points.
Key: 9000 points.
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