Exploding Fist (NES)

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Exploding Fist
Platform: NES
Year: 1990
Developer: Beam Software Pty. Ltd.

Exploding Fist is a prototype game that was meant to be a home console port of Melbourne House's Way of the Exploding Fist. The game was based off of a game called Karate Champ. This port of Way of the Exploding Fist has many bugs and glitches, probably because the project for the game was dropped. Two versions of the prototype were recently dumped. The game was made by only around four people; Alfred Milgrom and Adam Lancman as the producers, Andrew Davie as the programmer, and Tania Smith for the audio.

Andrew Davie had this to say about the game:

I developed this on my own when based in Chicago, and it was never paid for or released by a publisher.


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The title screen.

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Because of how glitched this game is, you will get beaten a lot.

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There is only one song in the game. Besides that, there's only a short fanfare and the rest are all sound effects, so the song may get to you after a few minutes of playing. The game's high score list credits the three people who worked on the game, Andrew Davie, Adam Lancman and Fred Milgrom. Also, the game does not end, so there is no ending or ending credits. However, Gavan Anderson, who was a musician for Beam Software verified that Tania Smith did the music. Tania did not wish to comment on the music.


# TitleInternal name ComposerProgrammer Length Listen Download
01 TitleROCKIT Tania SmithBrian Post 3:53


(Source: Verification from Gavan Anderson; Game lacks audio credits.)

Game Rip

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This rip is missing songs.







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Title: Exploding Fist
Platform: NES
Released: Unreleased
Publisher: Tradewest