ar_sprg Space Ranger (Arcadia, V 2.0)

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Romset name:
Production year: 1987
Manufacturer: Arcadia Systems

Game genre: Shooter
Category: Shooter / Flying Horizontal

This machine needs a BIOS file:
 • Arcadia System BIOS (

This machine works in MAME This machine works in MAME

Overall emulation: Good
Color emulation: Good
Sound emulation: Good
Graphics emulation: Good
Save states: Not supported

In MAME since version: .089u5

The MAME driver of this machine is: arsystems.cpp - Read the code

 Tech info 
 Hardware of this machine:
  • CHIPs [Show details]

    M68000 ("maincpu")cpu 7159090 Hz
    MOS8520 ("cia_0")cpu 715909 Hz
    MOS8520 ("cia_1")cpu 715909 Hz
    Speaker ("lspeaker")audio
    Speaker ("rspeaker")audio
    Amiga Paula ("amiga")audio 3579545 Hz

  • Screens [Show details]

    This machine uses a single screen:
      Graphic type: Raster
      Screen orientation: Horizontal
      Resolution 724 x 483 @ 59.940052 Hz

  • Number of players: 2P Alternated
  • Controllers [Show details]

      Joystick [8 ways]
      Joystick [8 ways]
    Number of buttons: 2

  • Dip-switches [Show details]

    Default settings in bold
    DSW1 1Reset

  • BIOS Options [Show details]

    Default settings in bold
    onep300 OnePlay 3.00
    onep220 OnePlay 2.20
    onep211 OnePlay 2.11
    tenp211 TenPlay 2.11
    tenp311 TenPlay 3.11
    tenp400 TenPlay 4.00

  • ROMs (8 of the machine set, 21 of the BIOS set) [Show details]

    Referred to MAME version: 0.181

    NameSizeCRC32SHA1StatusIn romset
    scpa_01-hi_v3.0.u12655362d8e1a06 be187f34624aeda110017c4a09242f7c00ef56a4 good ar_bios
    scpa_01-lo_v3.0.u1665536e4f38fab 01c2eb5965070893be6734eb1372576727716476 good ar_bios
    scpa_01-hi_v2.20.u126553679450b4b a1e508a89fc62e1c4994064f2786f491b1dc8bc6 good ar_bios
    scpa_01-lo_v2.20.u1665536d2825511 747a37c6073224472bf261ae376ac9abfbe07554 good ar_bios
    scpa_01-hi_v2.11.u1265536be9dbdc5 1554da09f051ec53937d65d4e451de51bc0c69e5 good ar_bios
    scpa_01-lo_v2.11.u166553695b84504 99999fc40909001b37aa1b543918118becc81800 good ar_bios
    gcp-1-hi6553667d44523 f3e3699132cdf741518accb890c04d17374c4049 good ar_bios
    gcp-1-lo6553665d9b9cf 5c60a0dd4a0a7d9b938ce6b0446a6ad2ecaf07ec good ar_bios
    gcp-2-hi655361d7594ae 6173bbfecf18d7d9ee6bc2b6753ca9d42fabd781 good ar_bios
    gcp-2-lo65536e776198d 694ca4cc99ed84a95d18201c94a3332f8599654f good ar_bios
    gcp-3-hi655363e7364be 26e10d0ddc031a891138db36ce4f1732722e6847 good ar_bios
    gcp-3-lo6553687229e0d 0b18544801e529f954b9e03226bd2e5475f36351 good ar_bios
    gcp_v311_1-hi.u16655360b486a85 b406f1db5abf28d9072b7940989ffd176aeee5cb good ar_bios
    gcp_v311_1-lo.u116553680e8e863 ab04dfcda7544f4ed9b67771cd8aefe0300c6d4b good ar_bios
    gcp_v311_2-hi.u1765536d20a4d7f 1dc0a79efa946333149f68ddac046fd44b5f2abe good ar_bios
    gcp_v311_2-lo.u12655365bf4c74c 1f7b17170accdf9e448c1a5d8bc430aa2d1d931b good ar_bios
    gcp_v400_1-hi.u166553669295167 855f53abbb9dc15e5518e16c5c2dfe4134d07306 good ar_bios
    gcp_v400_1-lo.u1165536504c2171 a93367f520afb86c97c0a191714b72823c95cdd2 good ar_bios
    gcp_v400_2-hi.u176553613fb4e2d 3eef07aecc3a201ae0b20634c7fd0c87c89fd7f1 good ar_bios
    gcp_v400_2-lo.u1265536a5cc4515 80070521476e92323a6baa6e55928ca5b751a332 good ar_bios
    315093-01.u2262144a6ce1636 11f9e62cf299f72184835b7b2a70a16333fc0d88 good ar_bios
    sprg_1h.bin6553690b45dc5 7cf1fc27e95bf207ed94cc5c20cf0c0ae7799d83 good ar_sprg
    sprg_1l.bin65536e5ce68e9 dfda2e0bffc499a497865bc214450653880eccf2 good ar_sprg
    sprg_2h.bin6553602ef780f d21d6e8a379a2b38de7f3ec0540f67dd6425cbc9 good ar_sprg
    sprg_2l.bin65536fa1f5b23 4f808d8ee9cd672061995d0bfab65851bf1c01d3 good ar_sprg
    sprg_3h.bin6553648130e6e 479555c4a5c041c04135f01fbdd5c5f78f4422cf good ar_sprg
    sprg_3l.bin655364b968cc6 fbf3bcb5803dbe75e5a9bcde39c98c9c30bd1699 good ar_sprg
    sprg_4h.bin6553623c8f667 da75def3a34f6e7d48f2c6cefff608348c09cf70 good ar_sprg
    sprg_4l.bin6553613ba011f 75da2fbbfe2e957992b2a73609737d777fe9a151 good ar_sprg

    :  PARENT Machine
    :  CLONE Machine
    :  BIOS
    :  Device


Space Ranger (c) 1987 Arcadia Systems.


Arcadia System hardware

Main CPU : 68000 (@ 7.15909 Mhz)

Sound Chips : Custom (@ 3.579545 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 671 x 216 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 4096

Players : 2

Control : 8-way Joystick

Buttons : 2


Developed by Synergistic Software.


Game design by : Robert C. Clardy, Darrin Massena, Llyod Ollmann

Programmed by : Darrin Massena, Hayes Haugen, Llyod Ollmann

Graphics by : David Schroeder, Michael Ormsby, Robert C. Clardy


Game's rom.

Giochi Simili

Warning: information in history.dat can differ from the ones present in the rest of the page (taken from MAME) as they come from a different source

Information on ar_sprg

0.89u5 [Mariusz Wojcieszek, Ernesto Corvi]


- 0.90u4: Changed description to 'Space Ranger (Arcadia, V 2.0)'.

- 0.90u3: Mariusz Wojcieszek updated the Arcadia driver and Space Ranger is now playable.

- 0.89u5: Mariusz Wojcieszek and Ernesto Corvi added Space Ranger (Arcadia) (Arcadia Systems 1987).

- 30th June 1999: Mike Coates dumped Space Ranger (Arcadia, V 2.0).


- Evil Morgdian slavers are "harvesting" the inhabitants of the Beta Crucis planets. You must rescue the critters and destroy the evil slavers.

- Use Fire Button 1 to shoot slavers.

- Use Fire Button 2 to net critters.

- Watch your radar to find critters, slavers and harvester ship.

- Shot harvester to drop critters.

- Rescue lots of critters for extra men.

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