Heavy Shreddin' (NES)
Heavy Shreddin' is a snowboarding video game that was released for the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1990. It was released in Europe with the title Snowboard Challenge. The game was designed and programmed by John van Ryzin, who also did the graphics with Bill Wentworth, while Jesse Kapili, an in-house graphic artist at Imagineering did the title screen graphics.
There are three mountains that the player must overcome in order to complete the game. As the player descends the mountain, the terrain becomes more and more difficult to navigate. There are three degrees of difficulty on each of the mountains. The first is novice (marked by a circle), the second is intermediate (marked by a square), and the third is expert (marked by a diamond).
The player starts out with four lives. There are five different events and a total of 18 levels of play. In order to progress to the next event, the player must first successfully complete the event before it. If the player falls or runs out of time a life is taken away. After completing a trail, the player is rewarded with a bonus life. If the player is able to complete all of the trails and events, they will have completed the game.
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For 1989, the Imagineering sound team of Alex DeMeo, Mark Van Hecke and Frank Covitz did a good job, composing the title music. Mark said he wrote the music on Dr. T's KCS for Atari ST, which was converted into a sound driver created by Stuart Ross.
Though the game was released in Europe, the PAL version's soundtrack sounds identical to the NTSC version; as it plays at the same pitch and tempo, so only the NTSC version has been recorded.
|01||Title Screen||Mark Van Hecke||Mark Van Hecke||Stuart Ross||1:11||Download|
|02||Moguls||Mark Van Hecke||Mark Van Hecke||Stuart Ross||2:25||Download|
|03||Halfpipe||Mark Van Hecke||Mark Van Hecke||Stuart Ross||1:37||Download|
|04||Downhill||Mark Van Hecke||Mark Van Hecke||Stuart Ross||2:21||Download|
|05||Slalom||Mark Van Hecke||Mark Van Hecke||Stuart Ross||1:55||Download|
|06||Select Mountain||Mark Van Hecke||Mark Van Hecke||Stuart Ross||2:18||Download|
|07||Backwood||Mark Van Hecke||Mark Van Hecke||Stuart Ross||1:37||Download|
|08||Penalty / Game Over||Mark Van Hecke||Mark Van Hecke||Stuart Ross||0:02||Download|
|09||Course Clear 1 (Handstand)||Mark Van Hecke||Mark Van Hecke||Stuart Ross||0:04||Download|
|10||Course Clear 2 (Compliment)||Mark Van Hecke||Mark Van Hecke||Stuart Ross||0:04||Download|
|11||Next Up / Champion||Tommy Walker||Mark Van Hecke||Stuart Ross||0:04||Download|
- Ripper: MrNorbert1994
- Recorder: Duc4Wikmedia
- Game Credits:
(Source: Verification from staff; game lacks credits.)
There are no game credits, because Parker Brothers, the U.S. publisher of the game prohibited game credits. We have contacted Mark Van Hecke, who had composed the music of the title. Mark also said Frank Covitz did the drum samples.
This rip is missing songs.
Ripping NES music is an arduous process that is beyond the scope of this site.