The fruits in the original Pac-Man are, in order: Cherry, Strawberry, Orange, Apple, Melon, Galaxian Starship, Bell, and Key. The dip switch settings was be changed to 10000, 15000, 20000 or none. Sometimes Fruit could be mistaken like Peach for an Orange or Grapes for a Melon. Pac-Man has Fruit in every Pac-Man Game. At the 10, 000 point mark, players are awarded an extra life. You can continue to earn more extra lives in Pac-Man for every additional 10, 000 points that you add to your score.
He's male. He has a wife. She's called Ms. Pac Man.
Pac-Man's favorite snack pellets -- the tiny dots he munches as he moves around the video game board -- were originally cookies. The "power cookies" are now the larger pellets he uses to eat the ghosts.
As they now had had a big success on their hands, Namco wanted to release the game to the U. S., which along with Japan was the biggest market for arcade games. "Pac-Man" was a monumental, record-breaking success in the U. S. Launching the character into stardom with both arcade and popular culture.
Scoring System?? Cherry: 100 points.?? Strawberry: 300 points.?? Orange: 500 points.?? Apple: 700 points.?? Melon: 1000 points. Galaxian Boss: 2000 points.?? Bell: 3000 points.?? Key: 5000 points.
When all of the dots are eaten, the player advances to the next level. If Pac-Man makes contact with a ghost, he will lose a life; the game ends when all lives are lost.
The Man Who Beat Pac-Man. Billy Mitchell was the first person to ever get a perfect score in Pac-Man. In 1999, he racked up 3, 333, 360 points, creating what was thought to be the unattainable end of the game and surprising even the creators and designers.
The character's name was originally written in English as "Puck-Man", but when Namco localized the game for the United States they changed it to "Pac-Man", fearing that vandals would change the P in "Puck" to an F.
Pac-Dots, also known as Pellets, or Cookies, are easily the most common item in the Pac-Man games. In the arcade version, Pac-Dots are the small, square, white dots, scattered about the stage. In the 3-D games, they are rounder in shape, & are now yellow.
Funky is a green Common ghost from Pac-Mania. Like the rest of the ghosts, he is an enemy to Pac-Man. He is also partners with Spunky, who is stated to be his cousin.
The Orange first appeared in the original Pac-Man arcade game. If eaten, you will earn 500 points. It also appears in many other games from the whole series for that same point value. In Pac-Mania, the orange can give you 3, 000 points.
A "perfect" game of the original Pac-Man arcade game ends on board 256 with the maximum score possible: 3, 333, 360. All dots, ghosts, and bonus symbols must be consumed to achieve a perfect score, and no deaths may occur until reaching the final board (i. e., the "split screen").