The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Dungeon Rushers
Pathfinder Adventures
Twilight Struggle
Mysterium
SteamWorld Heist
Long Live The Queen
Factorio
XCOM 2
Card Crawl
Human Resource Machine
Tsuro
Patchwork
Agricola: All Creatures Big & Small
Castles of Mad King Ludwig
Paperback
Starflight 2: Trade Routes of the Cloud Nebula
Star Realms
Battlefield 1
Sushi Go!
Colt Express
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes
Super Swing Golf
Civilization V
Assassin's Creed III
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
Broken Age
Civilization V: Brave New World
Powerstar Golf
Warframe
ABZÛ
Firewatch
Pokemon Sun and Moon
Civilization VI
Gwent - The Witcher Card Game
Baseball Highlights 2045
SurvHive
Reigns
Detention 返校
Mansions of Madness
Lanterns: The Harvest Festival
Portal
Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow
Assassin's Creed
Assassin's Creed II
Chrono Trigger
Civilization II
X-COM: UFO Defense
Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box
Arcanum: Of Steamworks & Magick Obscura
Information
Video Game
Name
Karnov
Nickname
North American NES edition
Alternate Names
Release Date
1988-00-00
Release Publisher
Platform
NES
Release Developer
Media
Cartridge
Region
North America
Video Game Rating
Languages
English
 Corrections
 Clone
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 70682
Description Edit | History

Famicom/NES Version differences

Karnov was released for the Famicom on December 18, 1987 in Japan, and a year later on its North American equivalent, the NES, in 1988. Although it plays very similarly to the original arcade game there are some noticeable differences:

Karnov takes two hits to die instead of just one. After being hit once he will turn a blue color in which he has one hit left or can gain an extra hit back by grabbing a blue fireball orb.

The Super Fireball is replaced with the Spike Bomb which destroys every enemy on screen. The Trolley item is replaced with the Shield which is used to reflect an enemies fireballs.

Levels 4 and 8 are completely different from the arcade levels.

The final boss is different. Both fights, however, take place in similar rooms.

There are also non-game play differences between the Famicom and NES versions. The Famicom provides a story throughout the entire game, complete with images. The NES game does not have such a feature. The Famicom game is also considerably more difficult since it does not allow the player to continue after all lives are lost. The NES game, however, provides unlimited continues. The NES game also allowed Karnov to be killed when both the A and B buttons were pressed on the second controller.

Source: Wikipedia, "Karnov", available under the CC-BY-SA License.

Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.