Black Jack

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Black Jack
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Game Information
Release date: 15th February 1985
Character: Unnamed
Range: Multi Screen


Black Jack is a Game & Watch game released on 15th February 1985 as part of the Multi Screen range. As most Game and Watch games, the game has two difficulty settings: Game A and Game B.

Gameplay[edit]

This Game & Watch unit's Game A is a direct port of a popular card game of the same name, mostly played in casinos. However, it has two major differences from a real Blackjack game: pair splitting is not allowed and the player has to lock their bet before shuffling is done, unlike real Blackjack.

The promotional art for the game.

Pressing the buttons of the Game & Watch unit excecutes actions comparable to actions done in a real Black Jack game.

Black Jack's Game B, however, differs from Game A: Game B is a "bonus game" in which the player has to match numbers by stopping the number at the right time as they cycle from 3 through 7.

Since Blackjack is a gambling game, it has money instead of points. The maximum amount of money the player is able to have is $9,999 and the maximum of cards the player can draw is 5. Money is taken or added to your wallet depending on what you bet and if you won or lost the round. In game B, if no combination is made, $25 will be taken from the player, but getting the combination 33333, 44444, 55555, 66666, 77777, 34567 or 76543 awards $50, $100, $150, $200, $250, $300 or $200 again, respectively.


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