Multi 5
Title screen.
Publisher Yun Sung
Developer Yun Sung/Soft Vision
Original developer Various
Console Arcade
Date 1997 (1998 ver. in picture)
Alternate names/hacks New Game Multi 5

Multi 5 is a game compilation made for Arcade machines, developed and released by Yun Sung (Co-operated by Soft Vision) in 1998.

Overview[edit | edit source]

The arcade machine consists in a compilation of 5 puzzle games, all of them ripping off some content from an existent game:

  1. Box Logic (Picross clone)
  2. Rocktris (Tetris clone with naked woman in background)
  3. Bubble Gum (Puzzle Bobble / Bust-A-Move clone)
  4. Cross Point (Columns clone with naked woman in background)
  5. Tong Boy (a unauthorized clone of Donkey Kong and Donkey Kong Jr.)

Rocktris is known to be released as stand-alone arcade machine and both Box Logic with Rocktris also is featured in Puzzle Club, another game compilation made by Yun Sung.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

Box Logic[edit | edit source]

  • The game is a clone of Picross, although is not based in a Picross video game, such as Mario's Picross and other Picross games developed by Jupiter.

Bubble Gum[edit | edit source]

  • The game is an almost a unauthorized modification of Taito's Puzzle Bobble (otherwise known as Bust-A-Move in USA), since almost of the features of the original game was thrown in;
  • The programmers stole the sound effects, graphics and voices of the original game.

Cross Point[edit | edit source]

  • The game is a clone of Sega's Columns, which featured naked woman in the background. the censored set is also available.
  • This game is also a remake of the Dooyong IND(who had a partnership)'s game called "Cross Point" in 1995. Which is another columns clone.

Rock Tris[edit | edit source]

  • The original 1994 game (called "ROCK") is a clone of X Rock, a Taiwanese game made by Soft World in 1990 for MS-DOS and also is a rip off of Sega's Columns.
  • However, This version is not a X Rock based, an Adult tetris clone called "Magix" featuring new types of blocks, which also made by same company in 1995, Is based.

Tong Boy[edit | edit source]

  • The game is a complete adaptation of two Nintendo games: Donkey Kong and Donkey Kong Jr.
  • The characters was changed in general, to avoid legal issues with Nintendo;
  • Both original games did only feature 4 stages each. Tong Boy has their own variant stages (plus the original DK and DK Jr. ones) , such as different enemy and ladder placements.
  • A SFX from Puyo Puyo is heard when player touches a food in a similar manner to DK Jr.;

In general[edit | edit source]

  • The musics in general are stolen from various Nihon Falcom games, such as Dragon Slayer and Ys II;
  • Several versions of the compilation exists around the world by different publishers, these are:
    • New Impeuropex Corp. S.R.L. (Italy);
    • BNS Enterprises (Unknown place);
    • Nova Games (if is Nova Games of Canada is unconfirmed);
  • Yun Sung also did a similar compilation called Puzzle Club, released in 2000.(Korean version "Karis new generation" was released in 1999.)

Staff[edit | edit source]

  • Director: Kang Bok Won, Lee Chang Won
  • Program: Kim Byung Gyu, Jang Chang Soo
  • Graphics: Oh Jeong Suk, Yum Jeong Sik, Kim Dong Suk, Lee Chang Won
  • Hardware: Lee Sang Jin
  • Sound: Lee Chang Won

Gameplay[edit | edit source]



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