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  • Submitted: Nov 22 2017 01:56 AM
  • Last Updated: Aug 29 2022 04:36 AM
  • File Size: 11.47MB
  • Views: 20969
  • Downloads: 7,175
  • Author(s): jpsalas
  • Manufacturer: Taito
  • Year: 1982
  • IPDB Link:
  • ROM: Link to ROM
  • Permission to MOD?: Yes, without approval

Previous Versions

  • 11 Dec 2020 Download Shark (Taito do Brasil - 1982) 3.0.0
  • 13 Dec 2019 Download Shark (Taito do Brasil - 1982) 2.0.0
  • 12 Mar 2019 Download Shark (Taito do Brasil - 1982) 1.1.0

Download Shark (Taito do Brasil - 1982) 4.0.0

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taito Shark

Based on the Taito table from 1982.
Thanks to Tio Italo and Carlos Guizzo for the source images.
I have included a zip file with the Apron translated in English by Tio. The file is a replacement for the plastics image in the table, in case you prefer that.
Thanks to Pmax65 for the nvram fix script.

What's New in Version 4.0.0 (See full changelog)

  • 4.0.0 Updated 29.8.2022
  • - Updated to my VPX7 physics
  • - cleaned up and deleted unused graphics & reduced the size of the table
  • - Added my VPX7 LUT changer to darker the table (hold down LEFT CTRL while change with RIGHT CTRL). Including GI brightness adjustment. Use the LUT changer together with the day/night slider to give the table the level of darkness you prefer.
  • - Updated my mechanical set of sounds to a more "under the glass" sound, as people seem to like those kind of sounds better.
  • - Changed the Environment image to enhance a little the object shadows.
  • - Made the light inserts warmer, mostly the white lights.
  • 3.0 Updated 11.12.2020
  • Updated script & physics:
  • - added the arcade physics 3.0
  • - new rolling routine that now includes the ball shadow, the ball drop sound from Rothbauer and my ball speed control.
  • - Easy change of the ambient lightning: Hold down LeftMagnaSave and with RightMagnaSave it will switch between LUT images, from light to dark, 9 levels, and the selection will be saved for the table.
  • - some extra collision sounds and more random hit sounds.
  • 2.0.0 Updated 15.12.2019
  • - Script changes:
  • Added SSF sound and exchanged some mechanical sounds.
  • Added new fading lights routine which uses less cpu for the flash objects.
  • Enabled fastflips
  • - New environment image for better looking metals and for better adjustment of the Night -> Day cycle.
  • - New material settings to suit the new environment image.
  • - added 3 colorgradeLUT images for normal, saturated and half saturated to better fit your monitor. The default is the normal color.
  • - New VPX physics (jp's arcade physics with lower friction and heavier flippers).Changed all the objects in contact with the ball: playfield, rubbers, plastics, metals, flippers, slingshots, bumpers...
  • - Extra decorations like a subtile ball shadow and flipper decorations
  • 1.1.0 Updated 12.03.2019
  • - NVram fix by Pmax65
  • - Surround sound support
  • - New environment image and materials
  • - Simplified fading routine
  • - New flippers
  • 1.0.0 Released 21.11.2017



Nov 22 2017 02:38 AM

Very cool. I had not seen this table before. Looks great!

very nice table,thank jpsalas,now run  to play it

Thanks for tackling an exotic one again!

:tup: :)

This has some neat tweaks that make it distinctly different from Flight 2000.
Thanks for providing the opportunity to play this rare machine.

Qué grande JP!!!! Nuevas 80s!  raras, desconocidas!!! Excelente!!!!!

nice table , but the apron is the same as the table

Awesome release again, thanks JP, Tio and Carlos for this beauty!



Great table, but I'm not getting any game (rom) sounds

Thanks JP , great table , fun to play . Taito from Brazil pinball machines were extremely popular during the 80 s in that country , mainly cause the restrictions  to import their USA counterparts at that time .Thats why most of them were clones from Williams and Gottliebs machines with just different names and rules but same layouts . !

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