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Sharpshooter Sharpshooter - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Sharpshooter - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

A target shooting game where players fire at certain targets on different challenges. You must get past five different challenges before making it to the Ultimate Challenge. Speech: "Ready! Aim! Fire!".

Sharpshooter was produced by P&P Marketing in 1998.

P&P Marketing released 4 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1991. P&P Marketing was based in United States.

Other machines made by P&P Marketing during the time period Sharpshooter was produced include: Police Trainer, and Bowl-O-Rama

Specs

Name Sharpshooter
Developer P&P Marketing (United States)
Year 1998
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9510
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Monitor
Conversion Class unique
Game Specific Sharpshooter Pinout
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Competitive
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
Controls
  • Gun: Optical
Sound Amplified Either (Mono or Stereo)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Control Panel Sharpshooter Control Panel Image

Game Introduction

The game has six different levels that each have six different stages with unique challenges. The first three levels are The Circus Of Mystery, Alien Encounters and The Castle Of Horrors. The next two levels are Six-Gun Conjunction and Skull Cove. And the final level is The Ultimate Challenge.

In a two-player game, the player who uses the red gun must shoot all the red targets while the player using the blue gun has to shoot all the targets that are blue. Both players must also shoot others targets that are required throughout the game.

Game Play

At the beginning of the game, each player must choose the level they want by shooting it. Next they must choose one of six stages and then shoot the targets that match their color or the targets they are told to shoot. Everytime they shoot the right targets, the mallet advances higher, but everytime they shoot the wrong targets, the mallet lowers. On each stage, you have ten seconds to shoot all the targets you are required to. If the mallet is too low, you will have to try again, but if the mallet strikes good enough, you will win and the stage will be completed. Players must shoot all the targets they need and win in order to complete the stage. After all six stages have been completed, the level is finished and you move on to the next.

The player must perform the following tasks on The Circus Of Mystery level:

  • Memorize the locations of the cards with your matching color and then shoot to reveal them after they are turned around.
  • Shoot the matching color targets when they appear on spinning pinwheels.
  • Shoot the matching color targets as they are tossed into the air by jugglers without shooting any rabbits bonus for shooting the jester when he appears.
  • Shoot the cards with the shapes and colors to match the one that appears on the screen.
  • Shoot the targets of your matching color as soon as they appear before the doors close.
  • Shoot balloons that reveal targets and shoot the ones that match your color.

In Alien Encounters, you must perform the following:

  • Shoot aliens as soon as they appear.
  • Shoot aliens as they approach you.
  • Shoot targets of your matching color to have a cow beamed into a spaceship.
  • Shoot flying saucers that are invading Earth bonus for shooting a big flying saucer,
  • Shoot flying saucers in the asteroid belt bonus for shooting a rocket ship.
  • Shoot targets with your matching color as they appear on two spaceships circling the Earth.

In The Castle Of Horrors, you must:

  • Shoot coffins whenever they open.
  • Shoot ghosts.
  • Shoot ghouls without hitting the women who are being chased by them.
  • Shoot reapers bonus for shooting the zombie that comes out of the ground.
  • Shoot the eyes in the goblins' mouths bonus for shooting the flaming skull.
  • Shoot witches with targets of your matching color.

In Six-Gun Conjunction, players must:

  • Shoot charging bulls and protect the cowboys.
  • Shoot glass bottles and tin cans off of wooden fences bonus for shooting a rattlesnake.
  • Shoot targets with your matching color to advance your stagecoach further.
  • Shoot bandits in mining cars before they reach the dynamite.
  • Shoot the bandits before they throw dynamite while shooting the dynamite before it explodes.
  • Shoot bandits as soon as they appear without hitting the townspeople.

In Skull Cove level, you must:

  • Shoot cannonballs fired by pirate ships.
  • Shoot the targets of your matching color to make your pirate outfight the enemy pirate.
  • Shoot the crabs and protect the gems from them.
  • Shoot enemy pirate ships.
  • Shoot pirates as soon as they appear.
  • Shoot the picture of the pirate to match the one displayed on the screen.

When you have completed the first three levels, you will advance to the next two levels and finally The Ultimate Challenge. When you reach this final level, you will have to complete each stage in order to move on to the next. The stages are as follows:

  1. Shoot the matching colored target when doors open revealing it.
  2. Shoot the matching colored targets when a sphere displays them.
  3. Shoot the arrows with your matching color to put an orb together.
  4. Shoot the flashing orbs with your matching color.
  5. Shoot the multi-colored orbs that come flying out and then shoot the targets with your matching color as soon as they appear.
  6. Shoot all the bombs before they explode.

After you have made it past The Ultimate Challenge, the game ends.

Sharpshooter KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Sharpshooter Census

There are 14,898 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,529 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,153 machines (6,928 unique titles).

Common - There are 27 known instances of this machine owned by Sharpshooter collectors who are active members. Of these, 5 of them are original dedicated machines. 6 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 16 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 2 active VAPS members with a Sharpshooter machines for sale.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Sharpshooter. There is one active VAPS member looking for a Sharpshooter circuit board set.

This game ranks a 3 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 3 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

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