Tom & Jerry's Cat-astrophe (DOS)

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Tom & Jerry's Cat-astrophe
Tom & Jerry - Yankee Doodle's CAT-astrophe.jpg
Platform: DOS
Year: 1990
Developer: Softie, Inc.

Tom & Jerry's Cat-astrophe is a single-player action game with many elements from the Tom & Jerry cartoon The Yankee Doodle Mouse. For a given time, you play as Jerry Mouse and achieve as many points as possible.

Screenshots

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Always smiling on titles.

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I used to misread "number of players"...

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The mouseketeer challenges to a duel.

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One way to skin a cat.

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Cutscene with 1-bit PCM!

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Practice does make perfect!

Music

The game features two patriotic American marches and several sound effects, a few unused.

The driver is probably a standard of the developer, Softie. It supports 3 tracks of music and sound effects. On the 1-voice PC Speaker, only the most important track is heard at a time, while any other is muted. This is how the vehicle sound effect can pause and resume when a bonus sound effect plays.

Recording

# Title ComposerArranger Length Listen Download
01 Menu Edmund L. GruberUnknown 0:37
Download
02 Top Commanders John Philip SousaUnknown 0:25
Download

Credits

(Game lacks audio credits.)


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Source verification is needed.

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Game Rip

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This rip is missing songs.

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Format

Download

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All audio is hard-coded and requires a programmatic or log format that outputs to the PC Speaker. However, this is beyond the scope of this site.

Audio Devices

Music

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Sound

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The explosion sample is always heard, but sounds different depending on your PC's speed.

Pressing the F1 key (at any point starting with the menu) mutes or unmutes all other audio. Their driver is called by a programmable interval timer at 59.923 Hz and therefore sounds the same on every PC.

Releases

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Tom & Jerry - Yankee Doodle's CAT-astrophe.jpg
Title: Tom & Jerry - Yankee Doodle's CAT-astrophe
Platform: DOS
Released: 1990-1?-??
Publisher: Hi Tech Expressions

Links

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