Mini Golf (C64)

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Mini Golf
Mini Golf - C64.jpg
Platform: Commodore 64
Year: 1988
Developer: Pacific Dataworks International

Mini Golf is a little-known, complete and official Commodore 64 port of Sente Mini Golf (ARC). For unknown reasons, Sente was completely removed from the title.

The only real difference is the control method. While the original cabinet has a trackball, and the Commodore 64 platform supports two mice and paddles, developers rarely supported such devices. So to determine the direction, a cross automatically spins around your ball until you press the joystick button, or the cross comes to your ball (a more remarkable time limit than in the arcade). The strength is chosen by a bar on the top right.

Screenshots

Mini Golf - C64 - Hall of Fame.png

Original hall of fame.

Mini Golf - C64 - Players.png

The main menu.

Mini Golf - C64 - Hole 1.png

Game start.

Mini Golf - C64 - Hole 2.png

Aiming by joystick is somewhat difficult on its own.

Mini Golf - C64 - Miss.png

Oh! The arcade doesn't have continues.

Mini Golf - C64 - Hole 5.png

Doesn't hurt!

Music

Two of the five arcade songs and most sound effects have been reproduced, but used slightly differently. 4 holes have no music anymore, 1 hole never had, and the two themes are distributed differently over the remaining 13 holes. The tunnel sound effect does not pause the whole music anymore, only the percussion. Altogether, the soundtrack seems more down to earth, if simple for late 1987.

Recording

The song was recorded from the game in:

  1. VICE 3.2 with C64 NTSC and a bias of 250.
  2. VICE 3.2 with C64C NTSC.
# Title ComposerArranger Length Listen Download
101 Theme 1 Jesse OsborneUnknown 0:18
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102 Theme 2 Jesse OsborneUnknown 2:26
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# Title ComposerArranger Length Listen Download
201 Theme 1 Jesse OsborneUnknown 0:18
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202 Theme 2 Jesse OsborneUnknown 2:26
Download

Credits

(Source for composer: Sente Mini Golf (ARC). No source for arranger and programmer. Game lacks credits.)


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Format

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Audio Devices

This game uses the computer's built-in SID chip. The instruments sound different, between tinny and full, on every 6581 because they use SID's infamous filter. An official PAL release is not known.

Releases

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Mini Golf - C64.jpg
Title: Mini Golf
Platform: Commodore 64
Released: 1988-01-0?
Publisher: Capcom

Links

Sente Mini Golf
Sente Mini Golf Platform - ARC.png • Platform - C64.png
Notable Personnel Jesse Osborne
Notable Companies Bally Sente