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Atomic Punk (Arcade)/Stage Differences

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This article is a work in progress.
...Well, all the articles here are, in a way. But this one moreso, and the article may contain incomplete information and editor's notes.
Hmmm...
To do:
Add the last World

A lot of the stages were modified for the game's western release. In particular, a new enemy (actually repurposed from the final boss), who will be called Robo-Bomber, was added.


Special thanks to Ragey for the level maps!

(Source: Ragey)

World 1

1-1

Japan International
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  • The soft blocks at the far left and right sides of the stage were moved forward. Save for the middle one which was removed. Poor middle block.

1-2

Japan International
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  • The two soft blocks at the far sides of the stage were moved forward, thus closing in the stage a lot better. This stage also marks the introduction of Robo-Bomber (the green bomber). It certainly won't be the last we see of him.

1-3

Japan International
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  • The four corners of the stage had its soft blocks removed in the International version.

1-4

Japan International
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  • A few soft blocks were rearranged and a Robo-Bomber was added.

1-5

Japan International
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  • Two of the clown baby(?) enemies were closed in with soft blocks. And Robo-Bomber.

1-6

Japan International
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  • Some skates were added, likely to accommodate for the increase from two to four players.

World 2

2-1 & 2-2

The layouts remain the same, but Robo-Bomber has been added in.

2-3

Japan International
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  • The first major change. International's 2-3 is Japan's 2-5. The Japanese layout for 2-3 is never seen in the International version. Robo-Bomber approves.

2-4

Japan International
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  • Japan's 2-4 is International's 2-5. A new, harder layout was made for International, complete with Robo-Bomber.

2-5

Japan International
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  • International's 2-5 is Japan's 2-4. The Japanese layout for this level was used for International's 2-3. Also, everybody loves Robo-Bomber.

2-6

Japan International
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  • The power-ups were rearranged in International.

World 3

3-1, 3-2, 3-3 & 3-5

The layouts remain the same, but Robo-Bomber has been added in.

3-4

Japan International
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  • Here's an interesting one; 3-4 was redone for the International version. More enemy varieties and a Robo-Bomber are included.

3-6

Japan International
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  • Some extra power ups to accommodate for increase in players.

World 4

4-1

Japan International
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  • The Japanese and International versions have their own exclusive layouts.

4-2 & 4-5,

The layouts remain the same, but Robo-Bomber has been added in.

4-3

Japan International
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  • International's 4-3 is Japan's 4-4. Japan's 4-3 is never seen in the International version. Robo-Bomber says good riddance.

4-4

Japan International
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  • Japan's 4-4 is International's 4-3. International uses its own exclusive layout.

4-6

Japan International
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  • Some skates were added.

World 5

5-1

The layouts remain the same, but Robo-Bomber has been added in.

5-2

Japan International
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  • International's 5-2 is Japan's 5-3. Japan's 5-2 is unique to that version of the game. Robo-Bomber is always watching.

5-3

Japan International
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  • Japan's 5-2 is International's 5-3 while International's 5-3 is Japan's 5-4, albeit with both of the marble enemies having to sacrifice their life for Robo-Bomber's sake.

5-4

Japan International
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  • Japan's 5-4 is International's 5-3. International uses a new, cramped layout, complete with Robo-Bomber.

5-5

Japan International
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  • One less marble enemy, one more Robo-Bomber.

5-6

Japan International
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  • Two speed ups were added to the far side of the arena.
  • The power ups in the center were taught the concept of personal space. Also the bomb ups and speed ups decided to celebrate Opposites Day by swapping their positions.
Hmmm...
To do:
More stages