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Re: [Tomy Tutor] Tomy and Konami

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  • Cameron Kaiser
    ... Time Pilot was on the schedule, see http://www.floodgap.com/retrobits/tomy/carts.html It appears this became Triple Command, so perhaps Tomy lost the
    Message 1 of 3 , Nov 28, 2007
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      > Since many of the arcade game titles ported to the Tomy Tutor were
      > properties of Konami (including "Frogger," "Scramble," "Jungler," "Loco-
      > Motion" and "Pooyan"), did Tomy have plans to release "Time
      > Pilot," "Track & Field" and "Gyruss" (three other early well-regarded
      > Konami licenses) for the Tutor before the first wave of the video game
      > industry went kaput in early 1984?
      >
      > Only "Frogger," which was distributed in the U.S. by Sega for the
      > arcades, was not released for the U.S. Tomy Tutor (all the other
      > released Konami properties were).

      Time Pilot was on the schedule, see

      http://www.floodgap.com/retrobits/tomy/carts.html

      It appears this became Triple Command, so perhaps Tomy lost the license.

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    • Benjamin Edge
      Speaking of Triple Command (which, frankly, only saw a Japanese release), it was planned to be released in the USA as World War II: Triple Threat. Perhaps
      Message 2 of 3 , Dec 1, 2007
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        Speaking of "Triple Command" (which, frankly, only saw a Japanese
        release), it was planned to be released in the USA as "World War II:
        Triple Threat."

        Perhaps the game was not released in the USA because of its title and
        overall topical nature of its gameplay.

        ~Ben

        --- In tomytutor@yahoogroups.com, Cameron Kaiser <spectre@...> wrote:
        >
        > Time Pilot was on the schedule, see
        >
        > http://www.floodgap.com/retrobits/tomy/carts.html
        >
        > It appears this became Triple Command, so perhaps Tomy lost the
        license.
        >
        > --
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        http://www.cameronkaiser.com/ --
        > Cameron Kaiser * Floodgap Systems * www.floodgap.com * ckaiser@...
        > -- I don't mind lying, but I hate inaccuracy. -- Samuel Butler -----
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