devstors2 Devastators (ver. X)

Immagine gioco: Devastators (ver. X)
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Romset name:
Production year: 1988
Manufacturer: Konami

Game genre: Shooter
Category: Shooter / 3rd Person

This machine is a clone of:
 • Devastators (ver. Z)

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

In MAME since version: .033b07

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

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

    HD6309 ("maincpu")cpu 12000000 Hz
    Z80 ("audiocpu")cpu 3579545 Hz
    Speaker ("mono")audio
    YM2151 ("ymsnd")audio 3579545 Hz
    K007232 PCM Controller ("k007232")audio 3579545 Hz

  • Screens [Show details]

    This machine uses a single screen:
      Graphic type: Raster
      Screen orientation: Vertical
      Resolution 304 x 224 @ 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
    Coin A4 Coins/1 Credit
     3 Coins/1 Credit
     2 Coins/1 Credit
     3 Coins/2 Credits
     4 Coins/3 Credits
     1 Coin/1 Credit
     3 Coins/4 Credits
     2 Coins/3 Credits
     1 Coin/2 Credits
     2 Coins/5 Credits
     1 Coin/3 Credits
     1 Coin/4 Credits
     1 Coin/5 Credits
     1 Coin/6 Credits
     1 Coin/7 Credits
     Free Play
    Coin B4 Coins/1 Credit
     3 Coins/1 Credit
     2 Coins/1 Credit
     3 Coins/2 Credits
     4 Coins/3 Credits
     1 Coin/1 Credit
     3 Coins/4 Credits
     2 Coins/3 Credits
     1 Coin/2 Credits
     2 Coins/5 Credits
     1 Coin/3 Credits
     1 Coin/4 Credits
     1 Coin/5 Credits
     1 Coin/6 Credits
     1 Coin/7 Credits
    Bonus Life150 and every 200
     150 and every 250
     150 Only
     200 Only
     Very Hard
    Demo SoundsOff
    Flip ScreenOff
    Service ModeOff

  • ROMs (9 of the parent set, 1 of the clone set) [Show details]

    Referred to MAME version: 0.181

    NameSizeCRC32SHA1StatusIn romset
    890x02.k1165536e58ebb35 4253b6a7128534cc0866bc910a271d91ac8b40fd good devstors2
    890k01.f732768d44b3eb0 26109fc56668b65f1a5aa6d8ec2c08fd70ca7c51 good devstors
    890f06.f226553626592155 aa1f8662f091ca1eb495223e41a35edd861ae9e9 good devstors
    890f07.h22655366c74fa2e 419a2ad31d269fafe4c474bf512e935d5e018846 good devstors
    890f08.j226553629e12e80 6d09e190055218e2dfd07838f1446dfb5f801206 good devstors
    890f09.k226553667ca40d5 ff719f55d2534ff076fbdd2bcb7d12c683bfe958 good devstors
    890f04.h4524288f16cd1fa 60ea19c19918a71aded3c9ea398c956908e217f1 good devstors
    890f05.k4524288da37db05 0b48d1021cf0dec78dae0ef183b4c61fea783533 good devstors
    63s141n.k14256d3620106 528a0a34754902d0f262a9619c6105da6de99354 good devstors
    890f03.d452428819065031 12c47fbe28f85fa2f901fe52601188a5e9633f22 good devstors

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    :  CLONE Machine
    :  BIOS
    :  Device


Devastators (c) 1988 Konami.

Export version. For more information about the game itself, please see the original Japanese version entry; "Garuka [Model GX890]"


Game ID : GX890

Main CPU : HD6309 (@ 3 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 3.579545 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2151 (@ 3.579545 Mhz), K007232 (@ 3.579545 Mhz)

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


Devastators was released in September 1988. It is known in Japan as "Garuka [Model GX890]".



* Software version V


* Software version X


* Software version Z


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

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 devstors

0.36b2 [Nicola Salmoria]

0.33b7 [Bryan McPhail]

Artwork available


- There are some sprite zooming problems. YMI (ID 00505)

- Original PCB running attract mode and a short game through an RGB board and into my PC. Smitdogg (ID 04116)


- 0.150: Brian Troha fixed rom names in clone Devastators (ver. V).

- 0.145u4: hap fixed sound regression MainEvent driver.

- 0.142u3: Angelo Salese fixed protection read-back registers 0x07 and 0x0e / 0x0f in K051733 math chip. Made K051733 RNG to behave like an adder.

- 0.136u1: Fabio Priuli added driver data struct and save states to the MainEvent driver.

- 0.135u4: Fabio Priuli updated Devastators to use Konami video devices.

- 0.133u1: Brian Troha added DIP locations to Devastators. Changed 'Unknown' to 'Unused' dipswitches. Renamed (devstor2) to (devstors2) and (devstor3) to (devstors3).

- 0.131u1: Angelo Salese merged memory maps in the MainEvent driver.

- 0.129u4: Fixed rom names.

- 27th December 2008: Mr. Do - Kiltron knocked a few bezels out this month including Devastators courtesy of the BYOAC/CAG artwork.

- 0.122u7: Changed HD6309 CPU1 clock speed to 12MHz.

- 0.106u3: Fixed 'Bonus Life' and 'Difficulty' dipswitch port names.

- 0.69: Changed description to 'Devastators (ver. Z)' and clones '(version X)' to '(ver. X)', '(version V)' to '(ver. V)' and 'Garuka (Japan)' to 'Garuka (Japan ver. W)'. Removed 3rd coin slot. Added 'Unknown' dipswitch.

- 0.36b13: Added clone Devastators (version V). Manuel Abadia fixed protection in Devastators.

- 28th December 1999: Manuel Abadia sent in a Konami update with K051733 working fully in Devastators.

- 0.36b4: Added clone Garuka (Japan).

- 0.36b3: Added Z80 (3579545 Hz), YM2151 (3579545 Hz) and Konami 007232 sound. Changed M6309 CPU1 clock speed to 3MHz and added prom ($0 - priority encoder).

- 10th August 1999: Nicola added sound to Devastators.

- 0.36b2: Nicola Salmoria added Devastators (version Z). Changed 'Devastators' to clone '(version X)'. Renamed (devstors) to (devstor2). Changed visible area to 224x304. Added dipswitches 'Coin A/B', 'Lives', 'Cabinet', 'Bonus Life' and 2x 'Unknown'.

- 0.35b6: Replaced M6809 CPU1 with M6309.

- 0.33b7: Bryan McPhail added Devastators (Konami 1988), not working. Protected? Unimplemented opcodes? Sprite priorities not yet fully correct. No sound. Graphics rom test fails.

- 27th March 1998: CaBBe dumped Devastators (ver. X).

ARCADE RELEASE: Garuka (Konami) - 1988/Sep/13


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