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Beatmania IIDX 6th Style Beatmania IIDX 6th Style - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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Description

Follow along with the song by scratching the turntable and pressing the keys as the bars reach the bottom of the screen. If you manage to successfully hit each note on-key perfectly, a combo meter will go up, increasing your score. Do well enough by the end of the song, and you can progress to the next level.

Beatmania IIDX 6th Style was produced by Konami in 2001.

Konami released 433 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. Konami was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Konami during the time period Beatmania IIDX 6th Style was produced include: GTI Club - Corso Italiano, Reflec Beat Volzza 2, Guitar Freaks 8th Mix, DrumMania V8, Pop N Music - The Movie, Beatmania 6th Mix: The UK Underground Music, Beatmania IIDX 5th Style, Beatmania III Append 6th Mix, Boxingmania: Legend Of Success Joe, and Dance Dance Revolution 5th Mix

Specs

Name Beatmania IIDX 6th Style
Developer Konami (Japan)
Year 2001
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7082
Class Wide Release
Genre Skill
Monitor
  • Orientation: Horizontal
  • Type: TV Monitor
  • Color: Color
  • HDTV-style display, features an L.E.D. readout underneath that displays the title of the song that is currently being played.

Conversion Class unique
External Device DVD - provides in-game video
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Either
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
Controls
  • Piano Keyboard: 7 keys (4 white, 3 black)
  • Turntable
  • Sound level slider(s)
Sound Amplified Stereo with Subwoofer (three channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

The beat is back! Konami returns with Beatmania IIDX 6th Style which adds to the five key/turntable setup by adding an extra white and black key to the keyboard. Also of note is the bass-pounding subwoofer under the players feet. Now you can 'feel the music' ... literally! As usual with any bemani update, this version adds new music to play!

Game Play

Start by selecting the desired options, then a song, and attempt to match the notes by pressing the keys and scratching the turntable in time to the music. Perform well enough, and you can continue to the next stage!

Beatmania IIDX 6th Style KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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Cheats, Tricks, Bugs, and Easter Eggs

Multiple options can be selected before your game begins, which will affect gameplay in various ways. Fortunately, in this latest edition of beatmania IIDX, this process has been made extremely painless. First, select the game mode:

  • Free: you get two songs.
  • 5 Key: disables the last black and white key, so you only have to worry about the first five.
  • Light 7: an easier version of 7 Key.
  • 7 Key: the standard mode.
  • Hard: a more difficult mode.
  • Internet Ranking: compete against other players in a battle for the highest score, with a variety of 'courses' a preset selection of songs to choose from.

Next, select the song and then the game options:

  • Speed Select HS1-3: determines how fast the notes come down sometimes faster is better because the notes are farther apart.
  • Hidden/Sudden: hides/reveals the notes 1/3 of the way down, respectively.
  • Battle: players share the same notes.
  • Double Play: one player using both sides of the control panel two turntables and 14 keys!

Extra Stage - Meet any of the following requirements on your last song, and you can play an additional song:

  • Get all Greats on a four star song.
  • Full-combo no 'Poor's on a five star song.
  • Finish a six star song with a full 'Groove Gauge'.
  • Clear any seven star song.

Trivia

This is an update to what has been called the most popular arcade DJ game by the "Guinness Book of World Records."

If you wish to play a freeware PC version of the game, go to http://members.tripod.com/prjb/entr.htm which has a section for the simulator.

Cabinet Information

The title appears on the marquee as 'beatmania IIDX 6th Style.' Additionally, a large subwoofer under the players' feet sends the game's music vibrating throughout your whole body!

Problems/Repairs

The monitor is a BL-LCD TV manufactured by Toshiba. Occasionally, the screen will appear INCREDIBLY dim, as in not visible, and in these instances a new lamp is required for the backlight. Newer versions supposedly have resolved this issue, perhaps by using a different TV.

Miscellaneous

Another bemani series game.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Beatmania IIDX 6th Style Census

There are 14,745 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,470 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,450 machines (6,893 unique titles).

Very rare - There are no known instances of this game owned by one of our active members.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]

Fixes

Sometimes, in worst-case scenarios, the DVD or the drive itself that provides the in-game video becomes so worn out or scratched that it needs replacement.

Legacy

  1. Beatmania IIDX
  2. Beatmania IIDX 2nd Style
  3. Beatmania IIDX Substream
  4. Beatmania IIDX 3rd Style
  5. Beatmania IIDX 4th Style
  6. Beatmania IIDX 5th Style
  7. Beatmania IIDX 6th Style

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