Mortal Kombat II
Mortal Kombat 3 - 175
100% - 8 of 10
Multi-JAMMA Mortal Kombat
PCB ROM Revisions
Kombat JAMMA Plus Button Map
The Entertainment Software Ratings Board
(ESRB) was created at the end of 1993 as a
result of Mortal Kombat hitting the home consoles. This was to keep
congress from regulating the video game industry and why we have ratings on
every game today.
was my 1st
arcade game I ever purchased. It was a dedicated Mortal Kombat 2 cabinet made by
Midway. This cabinet was running every Mortal Kombat 1 through 4
with the highest ROM revision that was produced for the arcades.
Super High Impact PCB game boards
were also inside
tied together with
Clays Mult-Jamma kit.
There is probably enough space to squeeze 3 more PCBís inside if I wanted to. It
was sort of having a
mini arcade collection. For more info and pictures, check out my Multi-Jamma
Why use a Mortal Kombat
cabinet? Well there are a couple of reasons besides liking the franchise. If you didnít
already know, Mortal Kombat is a JAMMA + game with 2 joysticks and 12 buttons
therefore making it a good candidate to play a lot of other games. JAMMA + is
nothing more than a standard JAMMA game with additional
headers/connectors for other controls. The display is a standard resolution monitor that is
the Mortal Kombat II from eBay after browsing for one for about six months. It was being
auctioned as a Mortal Kombat combo 2 and 3. The combo idea intrigued me
and later gave me the idea to put all of them in one cabinet. It was in decent
shape being advertised as an 8 or 9 out of 10. It took a while to have it
shipped but it was worth the wait. At the time, I didnít know about checking if
a collector or dealer had one in the Google
Video Game Marketplace or
Video Game Collecting newsgroups
Killer List of Video Games (KLOV) back then.
I probably could have saved a little by finding a local game but I was still
happy with the purchase. I recommend doing some research for prices
and technical issues on a game prior to purchasing.
caught onto the MK craze after seeing the 1st one at
in Virginia one Saturday. There was a crowd of people buzzing about how great
the digitized graphics were at that time. It reminded me of the movie
Trouble in Little ChinaĒ which I loved as a kid.
You canít beat
fast martial arts, colorful characters and the supernatural.
After I saw some of the special moves and fatalities, I later became a fanatical