hbarrel Heavy Barrel (US)

Immagine gioco: Heavy Barrel (US)
Available images:

Romset name: hbarrel.zip
Production year: 1987
Manufacturer: Data East USA

Game genre: Shooter
Category: Shooter / Walking

This machine has the following clones:
 • Heavy Barrel (World)

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: .033b02

The MAME driver of this machine is: dec0.cpp - Read the code

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

    M68000 ("maincpu")cpu 10000000 Hz
    M6502 ("audiocpu")cpu 1500000 Hz
    I8751 ("mcu")cpu 8000000 Hz
    Speaker ("mono")audio
    YM2203 ("ym1")audio 1500000 Hz
    YM3812 ("ym2")audio 3000000 Hz
    OKI6295 ("oki")audio 1000000 Hz

  • Screens [Show details]

    This machine uses a single screen:
      Graphic type: Raster
      Screen orientation: Vertical
      Resolution 256 x 240 @ 57.444853 Hz

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

      Joystick [8 ways]
      Position detect
      Joystick [8 ways]
      Position detect

  • Dip-switches [Show details]

    Default settings in bold
    Coin A2 Coins/1 Credit
     1 Coin/1 Credit
     1 Coin/2 Credits
     1 Coin/3 Credits
    Coin B2 Coins/1 Credit
     1 Coin/1 Credit
     1 Coin/2 Credits
     1 Coin/3 Credits
    Service ModeOff
    Demo SoundsOff
    Flip ScreenOff
     Infinite (Cheat)
    Bonus Life30k 80k 160k
     50k 120k 190k
     100k 200k 300k
     150k 300k 450k
    Allow ContinueNo

  • ROMs (31 of the machine set) [Show details]

    Referred to MAME version: 0.181

    NameSizeCRC32SHA1StatusIn romset
    hb04.bin655364877b09e 30c653b2f59fece881d088b675192ff2599adbe3 good hbarrel
    hb01.bin655368b41c219 5155095f459c29bd1fa5b3e8e2555db20a3bcfbc good hbarrel
    hb05.bin655362087d570 625a33c2f4feed56f636d318531d0996cdee9194 good hbarrel
    hb02.bin65536815536ae 684f67dc92f2a3bd77effce68c50e4013e054d31 good hbarrel
    hb06.bin65536da4e3fbc afc054eb5ee1d64d69fd8134d62e7c2d90f775c8 good hbarrel
    hb03.bin655367fed7c46 697742a18a0b01acadb0bbddc54331ab7e097bd8 good hbarrel
    hb07.bin32768a127f0f7 2cf962410936ac336e384dda2bf434a297bc940f good hbarrel
    hb31.9a4096239d726f 969f38ae981ffde6053ece93cc51614d492edbbb good hbarrel
    hb25.bin655368649762c 84d3d82d4d011c54271ef7a0dc5857a34b61cf8a good hbarrel
    hb26.bin65536f8189bbd b4445f50e8771af6ba4fcbc34018f6ecd379779a good hbarrel
    hb18.bin65536ef664373 d66a8c685c44cc8583527297d7ea7778f0d9c8db good hbarrel
    hb17.bin65536a4f186ac ee422f8479c1f21bb62d040567a9748b646e6f9f good hbarrel
    hb20.bin655362fc13be0 cce46b91104c0ac4038e98131fe957e0ed2f1a88 good hbarrel
    hb19.bin65536d6b47869 eaef6ed5505395b1b829d6a126363031ad4e851a good hbarrel
    hb22.bin6553650d6a1ad e7b464f34d6f3796823de6fdcbfd79416f71a119 good hbarrel
    hb21.bin65536f01d75c5 959f9e2461db5f08b7ab12cc3b43f33be69318c9 good hbarrel
    hb24.bin65536ae377361 a9aa520044f5b5037a495402ef128d3d8522b20f good hbarrel
    hb23.bin65536bbdaf771 7b29d6d606319337562b0431b6290df15cde17e2 good hbarrel
    hb29.bin655365514b296 d258134a95bb223db139780b8e7377cccbe01af0 good hbarrel
    hb30.bin655365855e8ef 0f09143fed7c354231a4f343d0371424d8436877 good hbarrel
    hb27.bin6553699db7b9c 2faeb287d685c8ea72c21658777f62ff9e194a69 good hbarrel
    hb28.bin6553633ce2b1a ef150dd5bc22368857ba27da18a17c161bb807a4 good hbarrel
    hb15.bin6553621816707 859a70dfc7d8c01124a035dcd5ea554af5f4e871 good hbarrel
    hb16.bin65536a5684574 2dfe429cd6e110645ab976dd3a2b27d54ad91e89 good hbarrel
    hb11.bin655365c768315 00905e59dec90bf51f1d8e2482f54ede0895d142 good hbarrel
    hb12.bin655368b64d7a4 4d880d97a8eabd9b0a50cba3357df4f70afdf909 good hbarrel
    hb13.bin6553656e3ed65 e7e4a53a7a18c81af8e395a33bcd82a41482c0da good hbarrel
    hb14.bin65536bedfe7f3 9db9c632fbf5a98d2d21bb960cc7111f6f9410fc good hbarrel
    hb09.bin6553626240ea0 25732986d787afd99a045ce4587f1079f84e675b good hbarrel
    hb10.bin6553647d95447 d2ffe96a19cfcbddee0df07dad89bd83cba801fa good hbarrel
    hb08.bin65536645c5b68 096ca5d7b5df752df6d2c856b3f94b29eea7c3de good hbarrel

    :  PARENT Machine
    :  CLONE Machine
    :  BIOS
    :  Device


Heavy Barrel (c) 1987 Data East USA, Inc.


Dedicated Upright game.

[Model 1US33]


Released in December 1987.

Sold by Data East USA, Inc for the US market.

Official Products:

World dedicated game: Heavy Barrel

USA dedicated game: Heavy Barrel [Model 1US33]

USA conversion kit: Heavy Barrel [Model 1US33K]


Game's ROM.

Game's Manual.

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 hbarrel

0.36b5 [Bryan McPhail]

0.36b1 [Bryan McPhail]

0.33b2 [Bryan McPhail]

0.31 [Bryan McPhail]

Artwork available


- hbarrel, hbarrelw: [possible] Service Mode Displayed Incorrectly. Tafoid (ID 02251)


- 0.143u8: Kanikani fixed DIPSW and DIP locations in Heavy Barrel.

- 6th September 2010: Mr. Do - Bezel for Heavy Barrel is done, thanks to Kiltron for cleaning.

- 0.138u3: Bryan McPhail and Dr. Decapitator hooked up Heavy Barrel I8751 MCU.

- 23rd June 2010: Guru - The 8751 MCU for Heavy Barrel just received and has now been successfully processed (decap, de-protect & read).

- 0.136u2: Changed OKI6295 clock speed to 1MHz.

- 0.130u4: Derrick Renaud converted Heavy Barrel use IPT_POSITIONAL. Removed Dial control.

- 30th July 2008: Guru - Heavy Barrel chips arrived to be decapped, thanks to Dox.

- 11th June 2008: Guru - Heavy Barrel 1989 bootleg joystick version arrived a few days ago, thanks to gplee.

- 21st April 2006: Roberto Fresca - Removed the default dec0 coinage (wrong) for Heavy Barrel and rewrote the complete coinage. Fixed 'Difficulty' dipswitch.

- 0.57: SSG EG type support added to YM2203 emulation (which is now complete). This fixes Heavy Barrel wave sound on start of level 1 [Jarek Burczynski].

- 21st December 2001: Jarek Burczynski added SSG EG type support to the YM2203 emulation, which fixes sounds in Heavy Barrel and Dark Seal.

- 0.37b1: Added 'Service Mode' dipswitch.

- 0.36b5: Bryan McPhail extracted all the data from the Heavy Barrel microcontroller, so all special weapons and powerups appear correctly. Also a lot of other fixes to Data East games. Renamed (hbarrel) to (hbarrelw) and (hbarrelu) to (hbarrel).

- 0.36b1: Changed clone '(Japan)' to parent 'Heavy Barrel (World)'. Renamed (hbarrel) to (hbarrelu) and (hbarrelj) to (hbarrel).

- 0.35b12: Changed M6502 CPU2 clock speed to 1.5MHz.

- 0.35b9: Changed description to 'Heavy Barrel (US)'.

- 0.34b6: Changed description to 'Heavy Barrel'.

- 0.34b3: Dani Portillo added high score saving to Heavy Barrel.

- 0.33b7: Changed description to 'Heavy Barrel (US)' and clone '(alternate)' to '(Japan)'. Renamed (hbarrel2) to (hbarrelj).

- 0.33b4: Many improvements to the DECO games, especially Heavy Barrel [Bryan McPhail].

- 0.33b5: Games which use the dynamic palette system and no longer need 16-bit modes. The new code is also used by drivers which were previously doing the palette reduction by themselves, but couldn't handle well color cycling and fades: Bad Dudes, Robocop, Hippodrome, Heavy Barrel, Sly Spy and Midnight Resistance [Nicola Salmoria].

- 0.33b2: Bryan McPhail added Heavy Barrel (Data East USA) (new, complete set). The old one has been renamed & modified to include 4 ROMs which were missing. Known issues: The game is playable to the end, however there are some problems due to copy protection. For example, the demo doesn't work, and you can't collect pieces of the "supergun". Changed 'Heavy Barrel' to clone '(alternate)'. Renamed (hbarrel) to (hbarrel2).

- 0.31: Bryan McPhail added Heavy Barrel (Data East 1987), preliminary.


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