Checkpoint

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Manufacturer

Data East USA, Inc. (United States)

February 1st, 1991

3500 units

Checkpoint on the IPSND.


Main details

4 player game

dot matrix

normal

manual+automatic

No

Yes

Yes

Yes


Popularity and ranking

This machine has been rated by 56 users and currently ranks #310 (not in Top 100)

Playfield details

3
2
1
3
0
0
0
8
Yes
No
No

Design team



Noteworthy features

  • Carrera car used at the Nitro shot. Some Euro models have a substitute car due to lack of Porsche cars at time of shipping

Trivia

  • First machine to use a dot matrix display.
  • Some Euro models have a substitute car at the nitro shot due to lack of Porsche cars at time of shipping.
  • Checkpoint was originally designed as an alphanumeric but didn't test well. Data East retrofitted a DMD and beat out competitors as first to utilize the technology.

Backbox ornament(s)

Spinning Carrera wheel used as the "o" in checkpoint

Video mode

It is unknown if this machine had a videomode.

Latest software version

V1.7

Click here to view the changelog.

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