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06128 Documentation Typo Always Jan 18, 2016, 22:09 Jan 19, 2016, 20:01
Tester M.A.S.H. View Status Public Platform MAME (Official Binary)
Assigned To Resolution No change required OS Windows XP
Status [?] Closed Driver snk.cpp
Version 0.169 Fixed in Version Build Normal
Summary 06128: fitegolf, fitegolfu: The correct description is "Lee Trevino's Fighting Golf"
Description The correct description is "Lee Trevino's Fighting Golf".
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http://flyers.arcade-museum.com/?page=flyer&db=videodb&id=595&image=1
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Affected Sets / Systems fitegolf, fitegolfu
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png file icon fitegolf.png (6,763 bytes) Jan 18, 2016, 22:09 Uploaded by M.A.S.H.
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jpg file icon Fighting Golf - Flyer.jpg (55,559 bytes) Jan 18, 2016, 22:13 Uploaded by M.A.S.H.
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No.12357
Haze
Senior Tester
Jan 19, 2016, 12:46
We tend to not do that

Stadium Hero '96 title screen says 'Data East's Stadium Hero 96'

but nobody really calls the game that.

likewise the Golden Tee games.

If there were versions with / without the endorsement it would make sense, but otherwise it's just fluff.
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No.12358
M.A.S.H.
Senior Tester
Jan 19, 2016, 15:19
More infos here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Trevino's_Fighting_Golf

And for Haze here a list of other MAME games:
Danny Sullivan's Indy Heat
David Crane's Amazing Tennis
Ironman Ivan Stewart's Super Off-Road
Ironman Ivan Stewart's Super Off-Road Track-Pak
Joe Montana II: Sports Talk Footbal
John Elway's Team Quarterback
Magic Johnson's Fast Break
Mario Lemieux Hockey
Michael Jackson's Moonwalker
Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!
Wayne Gretzky's 3D Hockey
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No.12359
Haze
Senior Tester
Jan 19, 2016, 15:34
edited on: Jan 19, 2016, 15:44
Deciding it on a case-by-case basis isn't a bad thing tho, this game is more typically just referred to as 'Fighting Golf' The name just feels tacked on, look at the title screen, it isn't even listed with the title, just in a box below.

there are a couple on the list you've posted where I wouldn't bother with the celebrity name personally, and others where it really is a key part of the title.

in this case I really don't think it warrants it, the title of the game is unique enough in it's own right without fluffing it up, we've never had a policy of including EVERY word that appears on a title screen otherwise we'd end up with some very silly descriptions (eg. Action Puzzle Soldam What an Exciting Game!!)

Messing with descriptions and other silly little changes is usually a good way to annoy devs, I would have thought the reverting of your previous change would have told you this.

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No.12360
NekoEd
Senior Tester
Jan 19, 2016, 20:01
You'd think that a game called "Fighting Golf" would involve some fighting....

Anyway, back on track, closing this as NCR as per Haze's recommendation. If anyone wants to make some title changes, open a new bug with a list of what you think should be changed and why. Let's use a catch-all bug if anyone is really that gung-ho about changing these titles.