Mappy

1983

Namco

The Ultimate Cat and Mouse game!

You are a mouse in a house of burglar-cats intent on recovering their stolen loot. You get from floor to floor by jumping on trampolines. Various doors are your only defense against the cats.

  • 2 Player
  • Action
This game was and still is, more popular in Japan than it is in the USA, possibly due to cultural differences. There have been sequels to this game e.g. Hopping Mappy, but these were only released in Japan.

Description

The player controls Mappy, the "Micro Police, a police-mouse whose job is to collect valuables from a cat's house one has to surmise that he is retrieving stolen goods.

In hot pursuit of our hero is a gang of five pink cats called Meowsky or "Naughty Folks" and a large red fat cat called Goro or "Boss The Big Bit".

How to Play

Consists of trying to recover a set of stolen goods from a house apparently owned by cats, one of whom is a boss Goro.

Treasures two each / Value points

tape player - 100

television - 200

computer - 300

painting - 400

safe - 500

Other sources of points include bouncing on a trampoline 10 points, striking a cat with a door 50 points, 0 points if they hit a door on their own, microwaving cats 200 per cat and multiply by two if you get Goro, retrieving a treasure with Goro behind it 1000 point bonus, striking cats with a bell 300 for Meowsky, 1000 for Goro, and dropping cats through a hole in the floor unknown value.

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