Who Shot Johnny Rock?

Moby ID: 890
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Another live-actor arcade shooter by American Laser Games (makers of Mad Dog McCree and Crime Patrol), Who Shot Johnny Rock? is set in the classic 1920's style gangster era.

As the title suggests, you're supposed to find out who shot singer Johnny Rock (or at least who hired the guys who shot him) and put them behind bars.

There are some differences between this game and previous American Laser Games shooters. Instead of a wimpy pistol, you get a tommy gun (which doesn't need to be reloaded). Unfortunately, you also have limited ammo and need to buy more at times. Instead of lives, you have a fixed supply of money, and each time you die you lose some cash. Lose it all and it's game over.

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Johnny Rock
Red
Trixie
Lockjaw Lil
Measles
Mumps
Smallpox
Doctor
Mortician
Small Person In Baby Carriage
Mother Pushing Carriage
Drunk at Pool Hall
Police Officer #1
Police Officer #2
Telegram Delivery Person
Woman in Elevator
Voice of Detective
Stunt Coordinator
Stunt Person
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Game added by Alan Chan.

DVD Player added by GTramp. CD-i added by Sha1tan. SEGA CD, Arcade added by Kabushi. 3DO added by Jeanne. Windows added by Klaster_1.

Additional contributors: Patrick Bregger.

Game added February 22, 2000. Last modified August 16, 2023.