Harlem Globetrotters (NES)

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Harlem Globetrotters
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Platform: NES
Year: 1991
Developer: Softie, Inc.
Buy: Amazon

Harlem Globetrotters is a sports game featuring America's favorite basketball team, the Globetrotters. You can play as the Globetrotters or play as your own team and go against the Globetrotters, but beware, the AI in this game isn't going down without a fight!


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The title screen.

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That's going to give me nightmares...

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There is only one song in the game. Rob Wallace, the only known composer at Softie was given the sheet music for Sweet Georgia Brown by the company's founder Bruce Sandig. Sandig then had Wallace arrange the music on a MIDI file using Voyetra Studio Pro for the Amiga and then Sandig converted the MIDI file into the game. The game uses the NES's hardware decay instruments so it sounds like a dull piano. For some unknown reason, from the second loop on in the title screen music, the triangle channel stops playing. This is probably because the programmers forgot to program the triangle channel to loop.


# Title ComposerArrangerProgrammer Length Listen Download
01 Sweet Georgia Brown Ben Bernie, Maceo PinkardRob WallaceBruce Sandig 0:00


(Verification from programmer; game lacks credits.)

Like Softie's other NES game (Classic Concentration), this game does not have any credits, but it is unknown why. It is likely that the decision to omit credits was the game developers', as other GameTek titles on the NES have credits. Bruce Sandig, the programmer, has given us verification that Rob Wallace worked on the game's soundtrack, and that he (Bruce) implemented it into the game.

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Harlem Globetrotters - NES.jpg
Title: Harlem Globetrotters
Platform: NES
Released: 1991-03-??
Publisher: GameTek