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Swimmer

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Title Screen

Swimmer

Developer: Tehkan
Publishers: Tehkan (JP), Centuri (US)
Platform: Arcade (Crazy Climber hardware)
Released internationally: May 1982


CopyrightIcon.png This game has hidden developer credits.
GraphicsIcon.png This game has unused graphics.


Swimmer completely redefines the "guy endlessly swimming upstream past giant logs and killer crabs" genre.

Unused Graphics

Stop asking Mark, I'm happy with what I have
A special trademark symbol. The final game just spells out "TM" with the game's font.
th a mint sundae! Half of a custom Tehkan logo. The first half was overwritten with other graphics.
Face tree not pictured
What's a tropical island without palm trees? It's Swimmer, that's what it is.
Is this what happened to the palm trees?
Vertical logs. The final logs are horizontally aligned for maximum blockage.
(Source: Original TCRF research)

Hidden Text

Two blocks of text are hidden in the audio CPU. The first block is a list of developer credits, while the second block is a simple copyright notice.

0860 0F50
Moniter by      
    M.Ishizuka  
                
Sound by        
    M.Ishizuka  
    R.Kawamoto  
                
Hard were by    
    Y.Kotoyori  
    M.Yoneda    
                
Debug by        
    M.Tsuji     
                
Music by        
    R.Nishizawa 
                
    SWIMMER     
                
Copy right 1982 
                
  TEHKAN        
   International
    Corpration  
(Source: Original TCRF research)