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Parent Jack

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Title Screen

Parent Jack

Developer: Taito
Publisher: Taito
Platform: Arcade (Taito O System)
Released internationally: October 1989


CopyrightIcon.png This game has hidden developer credits.


Hey, these don't taste like parents!

Hidden Credits

The following text is stored in the ROM at 0x000F9C:

*PARENT JACK*
LEADER DO^SEIJI
PRODUCER S.AONO
MANAGER HANGYODON.M
PROGRAM T.YAMAGATA & Y.TANAKA
SYSTEM HANGYODON.M
HARDWARE HANGYODON.M
DESIGN A.NOMURA
MACHINE DOI
HARNESS YANKEY.M

There's code to write this text on the screen at 0x000F52, but...

  1. The text is written to RAM address 10156A. This game's screen RAM starts at 400000.
  2. Even if it did print to the correct location, the subroutine doesn't format the text correctly.
(Source: Original TCRF research)