pcktgal2 Pocket Gal 2 (English)

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Romset name: pcktgal2.zip
Production year: 1989
Manufacturer: Data East Corporation

Game genre: Sports
Category: Sports / Pool * Mature *

This machine is a clone of:
 • Pocket Gal (Japan)

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: .035b06

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

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

    M6502 ("maincpu")cpu 2000000 Hz
    M6502 ("audiocpu")cpu 1500000 Hz
    Speaker ("mono")audio
    YM2203 ("ym1")audio 1500000 Hz
    YM3812 ("ym2")audio 3000000 Hz
    MSM5205 ("msm")audio 384000 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]

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

  • Dip-switches [Show details]

    Default settings in bold
    Coinage2 Coins/1 Credit
     1 Coin/1 Credit
     1 Coin/2 Credits
     1 Coin/3 Credits
    Flip ScreenOff
    Allow 2 Players GameNo
    Demo SoundsOff

  • ROMs (3 of the parent set, 4 of the clone set) [Show details]

    Referred to MAME version: 0.181

    NameSizeCRC32SHA1StatusIn romset
    eb04-2.j7655360c7f2905 882dbc1888a0149486c1fac5568dc3d297c2dadd good pcktgal2
    eb03-2.f2655369408ffb4 ddcb67da4acf3d986d54ad10404f213528a8bb62 good pcktgal2
    eb01-2.rom65536e52b1f97 4814fe3b2eb08ac173e09ffadc6e5daa9affa1a0 good pcktgal2
    eb02-2.rom65536f30d965d a787457b33ad39e78fcf8da0715fab7a63869bf9 good pcktgal2
    eb00.a1655366c1a14a8 03201197304c5f1d854b8c4f4a5c78336b51f872 good pcktgal
    eb05.k145123b6198cb d32b364cfce99637998ca83ad21783f80364dd65 good pcktgal
    eb06.k155121fbd4b59 84e20329003cf09b849b49e1d83edc330d49f404 good pcktgal

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    :  BIOS
    :  Device


Pocket Gal (c) 1987 Data East.


Main CPU : M6502 (@ 2 Mhz)

Sound CPU : M6502 (@ 1.5 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2203 (@ 1.5 Mhz), YM3812 (@ 3 Mhz), MSM5205 (@ 384 Khz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 256 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 512

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


Released in December 1987.

This game is also known as "Super Pool III".

A bootleg of this game was made by 'Yada East'.


"Pocket Gal 2" is not the sequel to Pocket Gal, it's the English text version.

In "Super Pool III" instead of the girl stripping between levels, the fully clothed image is repeated.


1. Pocket Gal (1987)

2. Pocket Gal Deluxe (1992)


Programmers : R. Minagawa, Shinichi

Game Designer : Kinta58000

Graphic : Masa, Fujimi, Astaroth, Mixman

Sound : Hitomi Komatsu, Tatsuya Kiuchi, Yoshida Hiroaki (MARO), Azusa Hara (AZUSA)


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 pcktgal

0.35b1 [Bryan McPhail]


- 0.148: Pocket Gal use the 222 [David Haywood]. Replaced M6502 CPU2 with DECO 222 in Pocket Gal (Japan) and clone (bootleg).

- 0.143u3: Brian Troha added DIP locations to Pocket Gal and clones.

- 0.142: David Haywood converted Pocket Gal to use the common DECO video routines. Converted DECO BAC06 tilemap to be a device, reducing code duplication.

- 0.133u1: Renamed (pcktgl2j) to (pcktgal2j).

- 0.131u1: Angelo Salese merged memory maps in Pocket Gal.

- 0.108u4: Patrik Styrnell added clone Pocket Gal 2 (Japanese). Changed description of clones 'Pocket Gal 2 (World?)' to 'Pocket Gal 2 (English)' and 'Super Pool III (World?)' to 'Super Pool III (English)'. Fixed rom names.

- 0.37b2: Changed M6502 CPU2 and YM2203 to clock speed to 1.5MHz.

- 9th April 2000: Bryan McPhail fixed quite a few graphics problems and cleaned up Led Storm / Mad Gear, Dark Seal, Pocket Gal, Caveman Ninja and dec8 drivers.

- 0.35b9: Changed description to 'Pocket Gal (Japan)' and clones 'Pocket Gal 2' to 'Pocket Gal 2 (World?)' and 'Super Pool III' to 'Super Pool III (World?)'.

- 0.35b6: Bryan McPhail added clones Pocket Gal 2, Super Pool III and Super Pool III (I-Vics).

- 12th March 1999: Bryan McPhail added several Pocket Gal clones.

- 0.35b1: Bryan McPhail added Pocket Gal (Data East 1987) and clone (bootleg). Nicola Salmoria added a horrible dirty hack to allow opcode encryption on CPUs other than the main one. It's really ugly and needs a rewrite, but it's enough to get sound in Pocket Gal and The Real Ghostbusters. Known issues: Most dipswitches are unknown. There is a weird problem - sometimes the sprites don't appear and the game freezes on the attract mode. BUT, sometimes it works fine and sometimes it doesn't. Random resets also. Nicola Salmoria added partial sound in The Real Ghostbusters. The YM203 doesn't seem to work correctly.


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