On the Ball

On the Ball Screenshots

Arcade version

Title Screen.
Select a course.
Start of the course.
Following the arrows.
Past gate 6.
Taking a big drop.
Avoid the boxes with an X.
Ouch! Lost 2 seconds.
Down then right.
You can see the Goal.

On the Ball Screenshots

Sharp X68000 version

Title screen
Main menu
Configuration mode
Ball Pattern Editor
Course select
Training course: lesson 5
Training course completed
Beginner course 2: Aqua Palace
World 6 of Beginner course
Beginner course completed
Expert course 2
World 3 of Expert course
Expert course 6 results
Got a Time Stop in special course 3: Techno Cave
Special Course 8
Continue screen

On the Ball Screenshots

SNES version

English Title Screen
Japanese Title Screen
Choose your course! (level of difficulty)
Helpful instructions regarding new obstacles on the board.
Falling neatly into the first level's goal.
When you just finish a level, you're given a chance to gamble for more time to play the next level with.
Building a little suspense for the final course...
... instructions painfully disregarded.
Run out of time? You still get a chance to match numbers for another go.
If after all those gambles you still lose, it even gives you a few continues to play with.
A spinning congratulatory message upon completing a set of boards
The ball considers an early retirement... or further challenges!
The initial- and password-entry letter-selection tilts and banks just like the board does!