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Turkey Shoot - The Day They Took Over (c) 1984 Williams.

The year is 1989, one year after the great gobble blight which plagued the world. One-third of the earth's populace was transformed by the ailment. The side effect of the turkey transformation is a tendency toward violence and comradery between these turkeys to organize for rabble-rousing in the urban areas. In February of '89, a group of specially trained agents (the turkey terminators) was formed for the sole task of destroying the turkey menace...

And so it begins. As a Turkey Terminator, the player is given 100 missions and 3 weapons to eliminate all the turkeys, leaving no 'left-overs'. He can take aim with his lethal laser gun using the position dot on the screen Screen-shot to hone in on his enemies with deadly accuracy. He can launch a lit grenade to annihilate all the turkeys within range or he can activate his gobble button (available one time each mission) to freeze all the turkeys for an instant, making them 'sitting ducks'. Missions are varied and include reacting quickly to clever ploys such as turkey air raids, turkeys disguising themselves as businessmen and turkey helicopter get-aways. Every 8th round is a rapid-fire bonus wave where the player has 15 seconds to eliminate as many criminals as possible. Shooting fire hydrants and trash cans as well as freeing bystanders who have been taken hostage also score bonus points.

Three 'fowl-ups' are allowed and occur whenever any turkey... a Pilot Turkey, Boss Turkey, Cyborg Turkey or Thug Turkey... escapes or when an innocent bystander... a businessman, shopper or policeman... is damaged.


Main CPU : M6809 (@ 1 Mhz)

Sound CPU : M6808 (@ 1 Mhz)

Sound Chips : DAC

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 276 x 240 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 1024

Players : 2

Control : lightgun

Buttons : 3


Software developed by Game Alive!, Inc.

Released in July 1984. Approximately 450 units were produced.


Game designed by : John Newcomer (JRN)

Software by : Thomas N. Deaux (TND), Wayne P. Breivogel (WPB)

Graphic art by : Chris L. Simmons (CLS), Jill Chittenden (JIL)


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.35b6 [Michael Soderstrom]

Artwork available


- The first time you run the game, it will say 'factory settings restored'. Press F2 to proceed.

- Press F2 for Test-Mode

- Press F1 + F2 for Bookkeeping/Setup


- 11th August 2010: Smitdogg - Siftware dumped a Turkey Shoot board marked as a prototype/test location. I guess they didn't change anything when it went into full production because all the roms match but he dumped the proms which were previously undumped.

- 0.137u4: Howard Casto fixed existing outputs in Turkey Shoot (they needed inverted) and hooked up the rest, including the feather blower.

- 12th November 2006: Mr. Do - Thanks to photographs from Bobby Tribble and cleanup by Ad_Enuff, we have a bezel for Turkey Shoot.

- 0.106u1: Changed Light gun input to Stick.

- 0.95u3: Changed M6808 CPU2 clock speed to 1MHz, visible area to 276x240 and palettesize to 1024 colors. Fixed gfx1 roms addresses ($2000, 4000).

- 0.61: Light gun support [Bryan McPhail].

- 0.57: Removed 3rd coin slot.

- 0.36b7: Aaron Giles fixed Turkey Shoot.

- 0.35b6: Michael Soderstrom added Turkey Shoot (Williams 1984).

- 9th March 1999: Michael Soderstrom has finally sent in the newest Williams driver with added support for Mystic Marathon, Turkey Shoot, Inferno and Joust 2.


- The year is 1989, one year after the great gobble blight which plagued the wolrd. One third of earth's populace was transformed into turkeys by the ailment. The side effect of turkey transformation is a tendency toward violence and comradery between these turkeys to organize for rabble-rousing in the urban areas. In February of '89, a group of specially trained agents (the Turkey Terminators) was formed for the sole task of destroying the turkey menace. As a terminator, you must be mentally and physically prepared for a series of missions complimentary to your skills. Good luck and strength to you!


- As a Turkey Terminator, you will be given 100 missions. All turkeys must be eliminated to succeed.

- A mission is "fouled up" if a turkey escapes, or any innocent bystander is damaged. You are allowed 3 foul ups.

- Protect these people: 'blue' man, woman and police

- Presenting the villains: The thug turkey (500 pts), the pilot turkey (500), the boss turkey, the cyborg-mechanoturkey

- Sight your enemy and shoot! Lauch a grenade when lit. Gobble button may be used only once per mission. Take careful aim if a hostage is taken.

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Romset: 156 kb / 21 files / 71.7 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="tshoot" sourcefile="williams.c">
              <description>Turkey Shoot</description>
              <rom name="rom18.cpu" size="4096" crc="effc33f1" sha1="cd1b16b4a4a46ce9d550d10b465b8cf1ab3c5273" region="maincpu" offset="d000"/>
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              <rom name="rom17.cpu" size="8192" crc="b02d1ccd" sha1="b08b6d9affb6f3e50a11fd9397fe4255927de3b6" region="maincpu" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="rom15.cpu" size="8192" crc="11709935" sha1="ae25bbadbbcab9f3cba2bb4bb92d5217705b38e3" region="maincpu" offset="22000"/>
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              <rom name="rom6.cpu" size="8192" crc="a49f617f" sha1="759d25e33a09204664880329b86724805a1fe0e8" region="maincpu" offset="34000"/>
              <rom name="rom4.cpu" size="8192" crc="b026dc00" sha1="8a068997aa19e152d64db47528893046d338389c" region="maincpu" offset="36000"/>
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              <rom name="rom14.cpu" size="8192" crc="769a4ae5" sha1="1cdfae2d889848d69f68f990714d027cfbca1853" region="maincpu" offset="42000"/>
              <rom name="rom13.cpu" size="8192" crc="ec016c9b" sha1="f2e40abd14b8b4944b792dd453ebe92eb64355ae" region="maincpu" offset="44000"/>
              <rom name="rom12.cpu" size="8192" crc="98ae7afa" sha1="6a904408419f576352bd2f895727fd17c0541ff8" region="maincpu" offset="46000"/>
              <rom name="rom1.cpu" size="8192" crc="011a94a7" sha1="9f54a742a87ba56b9517e33e556f57dce6eb2eab" region="soundcpu" offset="e000"/>
              <rom name="rom20.cpu" size="8192" crc="c6e1d253" sha1="c408a29f75ba2958e229996f903400b3d95e3bd3" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="rom21.cpu" size="8192" crc="9874e90f" sha1="85282823cc862341adf9642d2d5d05972da6dff0" region="gfx1" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="rom19.cpu" size="8192" crc="b9ce4d2a" sha1="af5332f340d3c3ae02e77923d6e8f0dd92547728" region="gfx1" offset="4000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="M6809" clock="1000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="soundcpu" name="M6808" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="wmsdac" name="DAC"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="276" height="240" refresh="60.096154" pixclock="8000000" htotal="512" hbend="8" hbstart="284" vtotal="260" vbend="8" vbstart="248" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="1" buttons="3" coins="3" tilt="yes">
                     <control type="stick" minimum="0" maximum="63" sensitivity="25" keydelta="10"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="1024"/>

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