Meteors


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 Description 
Romset name: meteors.zip
Production year: 19??
Manufacturer: Amusement World

Game genre: Shooter
Category: Shooter / Field

This machine is a clone of:
 • Space Force (set 1)

 Emulation 
This machine works in MAME with problems This machine works in MAME with problems

Overall emulation: Good
Color emulation: Imperfect
Sound emulation: Good
Graphics emulation: Good
Save states: Supported

In MAME since version: .165

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

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

    NameTypeClock
    8085A ("maincpu")cpu 16000000 Hz
    I8035 ("audiocpu")cpu 6144000 Hz
    Speaker ("mono")audio
    SN76496 ("sn1")audio 2000000 Hz
    SN76496 ("sn2")audio 2000000 Hz
    SN76496 ("sn3")audio 2000000 Hz

  • Screens [Show details]

    This machine uses a single screen:
      Graphic type: Raster
      Screen orientation: Horizontal
      Resolution 256 x 224 @ 60.000000 Hz

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

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

  • Dip-switches [Show details]

    Default settings in bold
    NameValue
    Coin A2 Coins/1 Credit
     1 Coin/1 Credit
     1 Coin/2 Credits
     Free Play
    Coin B1 Coin/3 Credits
     1 Coin/6 Credits
    Lives2
     3
     4
     5
    Bonus LifeOff
     On
    UnknownOff
     On
    UnknownOff
     On

  • ROMs (1 of the parent set, 13 of the clone set) [Show details]

    Referred to MAME version: 0.181

    NameSizeCRC32SHA1StatusIn romset
    1hz1_2.1ab204886de2a63 083a0d31f29bd9d68d240b23234645eeea57556d good meteors
    2hz1_2.1cd20487ef2c421 f01327748e5a2144744557cd3cef16c93076466c good meteors
    3hz1_2.2ab20486d631f33 4c69e3761d7db5ed6c8c23cc5e255cacfac6137f good meteors
    4hz1_2.2cd204848cb5acc 791f9ca0225465d7af8a2a61f617112570f529e6 good meteors
    6hz1_2.3cd204839541265 e55eb6c826fb553123991577be4daa3c2aa236f6 good meteors
    7hz1_2.4ab2048e718e807 d8f3f66aea409c296785d66937b067f4b2c76ed4 good meteors
    mbv21_2.4cd2048f805c3cd 78eb13b99aae895742b34ed56bee9313d3643de1 good spcforce
    vms.10l2048b14ccd57 0349ec5d0ca7f98ffdd96d7bf01cf096fe547f7a good meteors
    rm1h1_2.6st2048409fef31 7260e06fa654d54f3660712a63f8db8c28b872c9 good meteors
    rm2h1_2.7st2048b3981251 b6743d121a6b3ad8e8beebe1faff2678b89e7d16 good meteors
    gm1h1_2.6pr20480b85c282 b264c92d4b2533c18ac7831491133170a2fd400b good meteors
    gm2h1_2.7pr20480997d945 16eba77b14c62b2a0ebea47a28d4d5d21d7a2234 good meteors
    bm1h1_2.6nm2048f9501c8e 483d3d4c3f9601d7fcbf263bba5bdc5529b13f70 good meteors
    bm2h1_2.7nm20482858cf5c 1313b4e4adda074499153e4a42bc2c6b41b0ec7e good meteors


    :  PARENT Machine
    :  CLONE Machine
    :  BIOS
    :  Device


 Information 
HISTORY
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

 MAMEINFO.DAT 
Information on spcforce

0.54 [Zsolt Vasvari]

0.36b1 [Zsolt Vasvari]


WIP:

- 0.139u3: Atari Ace converted Space Force to driver_data.

- 0.131u1: Angelo Salese added SN76496 ready line hook-up for Space Force, doesn't make a difference since it's not actually used and merged memory maps.

- 0.123u2: Changed palettesize to 64 colors.

- 0.122u8: Changed description to 'Space Force (set 1)'.

- 0.122u7: Changed 8085A CPU1 clock speed to 16MHz.

- 0.122u6: Changed I8035 CPU2 clock speed to 6144000 Hz.

- 0.54: Zsolt Vasvari added Space Force (Venture Line 1980) and clone (set 2) (Elcon (bootleg?)).

- 16th August 2001: Zsolt Vasvari added an earlier version of Meteoroids called Space Force.

- 15th April 2001: Zsolt Vasvari fixed an i8085 CPU core bug which affected Meteoroids title screen.

- 0.36b1: Zsolt Vasvari added Meteoroids (Venture Line 1981).

- 21st June 1999: Zsolt Vasvari added sound to Meteoroids.

- 6th June 1999: Zsolt Vasvari sent in a driver for Meteoroids.

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