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  • Gauntlet IV

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    All games are custom made with all new boards, chips and labels . These are not imports from China. With todays technology they are made even stronger than the originals and may even be heavier than the originals.

    The Genesis/Mega Drive version, which was titled Gauntlet in Japan and released in North America and Europe as Gauntlet IV, features a totally original soundtrack and three new game modes in addition to an arcade mode which is a port of the original game:

    Quest Mode – A story mode where the player must defeat the four towers and solve the mystery of the ancient castle; weapons can be bought with collected gold from merchants in the main hub area, where one can also choose which tower to take on next. The player can gain experience points to increase their character's stats and passwords can be used to continue.

    Battle Mode – Where multiple players fight against each other to the death. Maps can include teleporters/monsters/items etc. Players who go into exits are eliminated from the round.

    Record Mode – A single-player variation of the Arcade Mode with some variations such as using passwords to continue. The player character cannot die in this mode, although points are subtracted for every 500 health points lost.

    Gauntlet IV was the first game to support both the Sega Team Player and 4 Way Play multitaps. MegaTech magazine said that the four-player modes were one of the main reasons to buy a multitap. The month following release, Mega said that it was better than the coin-o