Fire Shark (Korea, set 2, harder)

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Production year: 1990
Manufacturer: Toaplan (Dooyong license)

Game genre: Shooter
Category: Shooter / Flying Vertical

This machine is a clone of:
 • Fire Shark

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: .128u1

The MAME driver of this machine is: toaplan1.cpp - Read the code

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

    M68000 ("maincpu")cpu 10000000 Hz
    Z180 ("audiocpu")cpu 3500000 Hz
    Speaker ("mono")audio
    YM3812 ("ymsnd")audio 3500000 Hz

  • Screens [Show details]

    This machine uses a single screen:
      Graphic type: Raster
      Screen orientation: Vertical
      Resolution 320 x 240 @ 57.613169 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
    Flip ScreenOff
    Service ModeOff
    Demo SoundsOff
    Bonus Life50K, every 150K
     70K, every 200K
    Allow ContinueNo
    Show Territory NoticeNo

  • ROMs (13 of the parent set, 2 of the clone set) [Show details]

    Referred to MAME version: 0.181

    NameSizeCRC32SHA1StatusIn romset
    o17_09dyh.8j655367b4c14dd d40dcf223f16c0f507aeb282d1524dbf1349c536 good fireshrkdh
    o17_10dyh.8l65536a3f159f9 afc9630ca38da730f7cf4954d1333954e8d75787 good fireshrkdh
    o17_11ii.7j1310726beac378 041ba98a89a4bac32575858db8a061bdf7804594 good fireshrk
    o17_12ii.7l1310726adb6eb5 9b6e63aa50d271c2bb0b4cf822fc6f3684f10230 good fireshrk
    hd647180.0173276843523032 1b94003a00e7bf6bdf1b1b946f42ff5d04629949 good fireshrk
    o17_05.12j131072565315f8 6b1c5ef52359483228b329c89c2e1174e3fbf017 good fireshrk
    o17_06.13j13107295262d4c 16f3aabecb1c87ce7eadf4f0ff61b29a4c017614 good fireshrk
    o17_07.12l1310724c4b735c 812c3bf46bd7764b2bb812bd2b9eb0331ed257ae good fireshrk
    o17_08.13l13107295c6586c ff87901f79d80f73ad09664b0c0d892898570616 good fireshrk
    o17_01.1d131072ea12e491 02190722b7c5383471e0af9596be7039a5367240 good fireshrk
    o17_02.3d13107232a13a9f 1446acdfd21cd41f3d97aaf30f498c0c5d890605 good fireshrk
    o17_03.5d13107268723dc9 4f1b7aa2469c955e03737b611a7d2524f1e4f61e good fireshrk
    o17_04.7d131072fe0ecb13 634a49262b9c092c25f11b14c6757fe94ea9eddc good fireshrk
    prom14.25b32bc88cced 5055362710c0f58823c05fb4c0e0eec638b91e3d good fireshrk
    prom15.20c32a1e17492 9ddec4c97f2d541f69f3c32c47aaa21fd9699ae2 good fireshrk

    :  PARENT Machine
    :  CLONE Machine
    :  BIOS
    :  Device


Fire Shark! (c) 1989 Toaplan Co., Ltd.

Export version. For more information about the game itself, please see the original Japanese version entry; "Same! Same! Same! [TP-017]".


Game ID : TP-017

Main CPU : 68000 (@ 10 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM3812 (@ 3.5 Mhz)

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


Fire Shark was released in November 1989.

Licensed to Romstar for USA distribution.

This game is known in Japan as "Same! Same! Same!" (translated from Japanese as 'Shark! Shark! Shark!') and has some differences :

* You can only play one player at a time.

* When you get hit you start over a bit behind where you left off.


1. Flying Shark [TP-027] (1987)

2. Fighting Hawk (1988)

3. Fire Shark! [TP-017] (1989)


* Consoles :

Sega Genesis [US] (1990) [Model 34016]

Sega Mega Drive [EU] (1991) [Model 670-1875]


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 fireshrk

0.36RC1 [Quench]


* Add sound (dump missing Z180 internal rom)


- 0.151: ShouTime and The Dumping Union added clone Fire Shark (earlier). Fixed rom names.

- 0.144u6: hap fixed inputs aren't read consistently in Fire Shark.

- 0.144: Changed VSync to 57.59 Hz.

- 0.141u4: Changed description of clones 'Same! Same! Same! (2 player alternating ver.)' to 'Same! Same! Same! (1P set)' and 'Same! Same! Same!' to 'Same! Same! Same! (2P set)'.

- 0.137u1: Quench added minimal Z180 (3.5 MHz) place holder for Fire Shark/SameSame.

- 0.136u4: Removed 2x 'Unknown' dipswitches.

- 0.133u1: Renamed (fireshd) to (fireshrkd), (fireshdh) to (fireshrkdh) and (samesam2) to (samesame2).

- 0.128u1: Guru added clones Fire Shark (Korea, set 1, easier) and (Korea, set 2, harder). Changed description of clones 'Same! Same! Same!' to 'Same! Same! Same! (2 player alternating ver.)' and 'Same! Same! Same! (2P Ver.)' to 'Same! Same! Same!'. Fixed rom names.

- 11th June 2008: Guru - Fire Shark 1990 (Doo Yong license) hard version and normal version (2 extra EPROMs) arrived a few days ago, thanks to gplee.

- 0.123u1: Added dipswitches 'Cabinet' and 'Allow Continue'.

- 0.113u4: Changed VSync to 60Hz.

- 0.113u2: Changed VSync to 57.613169 Hz.

- 0.61: Added clone Same! Same! Same! (2P Ver.). Changed VSync to 57.613171Hz.

- 0.36RC1: Added Fire Shark (Toaplan 1990) and clone Same! Same! Same!.

- 20th February 2000: Quench sent in a lot of fixes to the Toaplan driver, for example the startup hangs are fixed now, and he also added Fire Shark / Same! Same! Same! to the driver.

- 30th August 1998: FREE WING dumped Same! Same! Same! (2 player alternating ver.).

LEVELS: 10 (endless)

Other Emulators:

* FB Alpha

* Raine

* Shark

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