bombrman Bomber Man (Japan)

Immagine gioco: Bomber Man (Japan)
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Romset name:
Production year: 1991
Manufacturer: Irem (licensed from Hudson Soft)

Game genre: Maze
Category: Maze

This machine is a clone of:
 • Dynablaster / Bomber Man

This machine works in MAME This machine works in MAME

Overall emulation: Good
Color emulation: Good
Sound emulation: Good
Graphics emulation: Good
Save states: Supported
Cocktail mode emulation: Preliminary

In MAME since version: .037b08

The MAME driver of this machine is: m90.cpp - Read the code

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

    V35 ("maincpu")cpu 16000000 Hz
    Z80 ("soundcpu")cpu 3579545 Hz
    Speaker ("speaker")audio
    Irem M72 Audio Custom ("m72")audio
    YM2151 ("ymsnd")audio 3579545 Hz
    8-Bit R-2R DAC ("dac")audio

  • Screens [Show details]

    This machine uses a single screen:
      Graphic type: Raster
      Screen orientation: Horizontal
      Resolution 320 x 240 @ 60.000000 Hz

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

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

  • Dip-switches [Show details]

    Default settings in bold
    Allow ContinueNo
    Demo SoundsOff
    Service ModeOff
    Flip ScreenOff
    Coin Mode1
    Coin A5 Coins/1 Credit
     3 Coins/1 Credit
     2 Coins/1 Credit
     1 Coin/1 Credit
    Coin B1 Coin/2 Credits
     1 Coin/3 Credits
     1 Coin/5 Credits
     1 Coin/6 Credits
    Coinage6 Coins/1 Credit
     5 Coins/1 Credit
     4 Coins/1 Credit
     3 Coins/1 Credit
     2 Coins/1 Credit
     2 Coins to Start/1 to Continue
     3 Coins/2 Credits
     4 Coins/3 Credits
     1 Coin/1 Credit
     2 Coins/3 Credits
     1 Coin/2 Credits
     1 Coin/3 Credits
     1 Coin/4 Credits
     1 Coin/5 Credits
     1 Coin/6 Credits
     Free Play

  • ROMs (6 of the parent set, 2 of the clone set) [Show details]

    Referred to MAME version: 0.181

    NameSizeCRC32SHA1StatusIn romset
    bbm-p1.62131072982bd166 ed67393ec319127616bff5fa3b7f84e8ac8e1d93 good bombrman
    bbm-p0.651310720a20afcc a42b7458938300b0c84c820c1ea627aed9080f1b good bombrman
    bbm-sp.2365536251090cd 9245072c1afbfa3e4a1d1549942765d58bd78ed3 good dynablst
    bbm-c0.66262144695d2019 3537e9fb0e7dc13d6113b4af71cba3c73392335a good dynablst
    bbm-c1.672621444c7c8bbc 31ab5557d96c4184a9c02ed1c309f3070d148e25 good dynablst
    bbm-c2.682621440700d406 0d43a31a726b0de0004beef41307de2508106b69 good dynablst
    bbm-c3.692621443c3613af f9554a73e95102333e449f6e81f2bb817ec00881 good dynablst
    bbm-v0.201310720fa803fe d2ac1e624de38bed385442ceae09a76f203fa084 good dynablst

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    :  CLONE Machine
    :  BIOS
    :  Device


Bomber Man (c) 1991 Irem Corp.

In the future, fight competitions among robots are the most popular event. Bomber Man & King Bomber are the supreme champions, however King Bomber turns evil and attacks mankind with his loyal minions. Bomber Man & his brother Bomber Man 2 must defeat these henchmen and show King Bomber that crime just doesn't pay! Features cute graphics & music and insanely addictive gameplay. Have a blast, but don't get blasted yourself!


Irem M-90 system hardware

Main CPU : V30 (@ 8 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 3.579545 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2151 (@ 3.579545 Mhz), DAC

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


Licensed from Hudson Soft.

This game is known in the US as "Atomic Punk", and in Europe as "Dynablaster".


1. Bomber Man (1984, MSX)

2. Bomber Man (1985, Nintendo Famicom)

3. Bomber Man Special (1986, MSX)

4. Bomber Man (1990, Famicom Disk System)

5. Bomber Man (1991)

6. Bomber Man II [Model HFC-2X] (1991, Famicom)

7. Bomber Man World (1992)

8. Bomber Man '93 [Model NC90001] (1992, PC-Engine)

9. Hi-Ten Bomberman (1993, Custom Hardware - High Definition System)

10. Super Bomber Man [Model SHVC-H6] (1993, Super Famicom)

11. Bomber Man '94 (1994, PC-Engine)

12. Super Bomber Man 2 [Model SHVC-M4] (1994, Super Famicom)

13. Super Bomber Man 3 [Model SNSP-AS6P] (1995, Nintendo Super Famicom)

14. Super Bomber Man 4 [Model SHVC-A4BJ] (1996, Nintendo Super Famicom)

15. Neo Bomber Man (1997)

16. Super Bomber Man 5 [Model SHVC-A5SJ] (1997, Nintendo Super Famicom)

17. Bomber Man Online (2002, PC)

18. Bomber Man DS [Model NTR-P-ABMJ] (2005, Nintendo DS)

19. Bomber Man Live (2007, Microsoft XBOX 360 "Xbox Live Arcade")

20. Bomber Man Portable [Model ULJM-05034] (2006, Sony PSP)

21. Custom Battler Bomber Man [Model NTR-P-YBAJ] (2008, Nintendo DS)


* Consoles :

Nintendo Game Boy [JP] (August 31, 1990; "Bomber Boy [Model DMG-HBA]")

* Computers :

Sharp X68000 [JP] (April 19, 1991)


Game's rom.

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 dynablst

0.74u2 [Brian Troha]

0.37b8 [Bryan McPhail]

Artwork available


- Press P1 button to skip the several menus.


- 0.145u4: ANY and R. Belmont added clone Dynablaster / Bomber Man (bootleg, alt). Uses the same sound ROM as dynablstb, makes sound/music play ok [R. Belmont]. Alex Jackson fixed controls and empty ROM region warning.

- 0.142u2: Changed description of clone 'Dynablaster (bootleg)' to 'Dynablaster / Bomber Man (bootleg)'. Alex Jackson fixed no audio in clone 'Dynablaster / Bomber Man (bootleg)'.

- 2nd August 2010: Mr. Do - Added the instruction card for clone Atomic Punk to the Dynablast set. Thanks to Star Worlds Arcade ( for the scan.

- 0.133u1: Renamed (dynablsb) to (dynablstb).

- 0.130u3: Roberto Zandona reduced volume for clone Bomber Man (Japan).

- 0.125u5: Improvements to Dynablaster (bootleg) [Roberto Zandona]: Partially fixed the background, fixed the sprites, fixed mark for last sprite, fixed player #1 and player #2 controls, fixed graphics layer and offset, fixed layer select, implementated the scroll video register, cleaned up offset and priorities and promoted to working.

- 0.125: Corrado Tomaselli verified clocks on clone Bomber Man PCB which runs on M90 hardware.

- 0.124u5: Roberto Zandona verified a "not sure" opcode in clone Bomber Man.

- 24th September 2007: Mr. Do - Some more instruction cards courtesy of Tormod: Bomberman.

- 0.116u3: Atari Ace fixed crashes in clone Dynablaster (bootleg).

- 31st August 2005: Dumping Project - Randy have won an original Irem 'Atomic Punk'.

- 0.96u4: Changed description to 'Dynablaster / Bomber Man'.

- 0.96u2: Pierpaolo Prazzoli fixed clone Atomic Punk (US) - Game now playable.

- 0.96: Brian Troha added clone Atomic Punk (US). Fixed rom names.

- 0.95u3: Changed description to 'Dynablaster / Bomber Mam' and clone 'Bomberman (Japan)' to 'Bomber Man (Japan)'. Added 'Game Title' dipswitch.

- 0.74u2: Brian Troha added Dynablaster (World) and clone (bootleg).

- 27th September 2003: Brian Troha added the world version of Dynablaster to the Irem M-90 driver.

- 0.56: Added 'Allow Continue' dipswitch.

- 0.53: Changed V30 CPU1 clock speed to 8MHz and all gfx1 rom addresses. Added dipswitches 'Demo Sounds', 'Coin Mode' and 'Coinage'.

- 0.37b9: Added missing sound1 rom ($0).

- 0.37b8: Bryan McPhail added Bomberman (Japan) (Irem 1992 (Hudson Soft license)) and Dynablaster (bootleg 1992) (Testdriver).

- 11th September 2000: Bomberman / Dynablaster and Bomberman World / Atomic Punk were decrypted and added by Bryan. Nicola Salmoria added sound emulation to Bomberman World.


- In the year 2091, robot contests have gained poularity. Only the strongest robot can survive. Bomberman and King Bomber have become the best robot team in the world. One day, King Bomber turns and suddenly attacks mankind. Bomberman and his brother Bomberman 2 must confront King Bomber and defend the people.


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