popflame Pop Flamer (protected)

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Romset name: popflame.zip
Production year: 1982
Manufacturer: Jaleco

Game genre: Maze
Category: Maze / Shooter Small

This machine has the following clones:
 • Pop Flamer (bootleg on Naughty Boy PCB)
 • Pop Flamer (hack?)
 • Pop Flamer (not protected)

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: .057

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

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

    Z80 ("maincpu")cpu 3000000 Hz
    Speaker ("mono")audio
    TMS36XX ("tms")audio 350 Hz
    Pop Flamer Audio Custom ("popflame_custom")audio

  • Screens [Show details]

    This machine uses a single screen:
      Graphic type: Raster
      Screen orientation: Vertical
      Resolution 288 x 224 @ 60.000000 Hz

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

      Joystick [4 ways]
      Joystick [4 ways]
    Number of buttons: 1

  • Dip-switches [Show details]

    Default settings in bold
    Bonus Life10000
    Coinage2 Coins/1 Credit
     1 Coin/1 Credit
     1 Coin/2 Credits
     1 Coin/3 Credits

  • ROMs (10 of the machine set) [Show details]

    Referred to MAME version: 0.181

    NameSizeCRC32SHA1StatusIn romset
    ic86.bin409606397a4b 12ef8aa60033161479ba2239b61a318cbf15b3cf good popflame
    ic80.pop4096b77abf3d 8626af8fe7d10c52bea7570dd6237de60607bab6 good popflame
    ic94.bin4096ae5248ae 39a7feb94d0392a0eeeb506d2f52299151521692 good popflame
    ic100.pop4096f9f2343b c019a5d838152417ec76be021d659f884928ef87 good popflame
    ic13.pop40962367131e d7c15536e5e51f406f9b874333386251f4d3934f good popflame
    ic3.pop4096deed0a8b 1aaa854f5c6ca3847726cb8a2f2f37f3eb4f621b good popflame
    ic29.pop40967b54f60f 9ec979e67313351dd1165ff6cf591aadead30770 good popflame
    ic38.pop4096dd2d9601 7f495705d6b61c5416e87557a69da7e6457567ac good popflame
    ic54256236bc771 5c078eecdd9df2fbc791e440f96bc4c79476b211 good popflame
    ic532566e66057f 084d630f5e2f23e28a1f7839337ef608e086e8c4 good popflame

    :  PARENT Machine
    :  CLONE Machine
    :  BIOS
    :  Device


Pop Flamer (c) 1982 Jaleco.


Main CPU : Z80 (@ 1.5 Mhz)

Sound Chips : TMS36XX (@ 0.35 Khz), Custom (@ 0.35 Khz)

Players : 2

Control : 4-way joystick

Buttons : 1


Released in December 1982 in Japan.


* Consoles :

Sega SG-1000 (1983)


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Bristles (Max-A-Flex)
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Popeye (revision D)
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Treasure Island
Woodpecker (set 1)
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Cat and Mouse (set 1)
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Double Cheese
Flicky (128k Version, System 2, 315-5051)
Frisky Tom (set 1)
Hopping Mappy
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Mappy (US)
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Mouse Attack
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Chiudi Lista

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 popflame

0.57 [Paul Priest]

0.28 [Brad Oliver]


- 0.138u1: Angelo Salese documented and worked around a long standing level 3 protection fault in Pop Flamer. Fixed color regression (swapped proms) and the game resets after the third round.

- 0.133u1: Renamed (popflama) to (popflamea), (popflamb) to (popflameb) and (popflamn) to (popflamen).

- 0.129u4: Changed Custom sound to Pop Flamer Custom.

- 0.118u2: Changed Z80 CPU1 clock speed to 3MHz.

- 0.116u3: David Haywood added clone Pop Flamer (bootleg on Naughty Boy PCB).

- 24th June 2007: Tirino73 dumped Pop Flamer (bootleg on Naughty Boy PCB). This romset comes from a bootleg PCB. It's a Naughty Boy conversion. Gameplay differences are none.

- 0.89u3: HobbesAtPlay supported cocktail mode in Pop Flamer. Added 'Cabinet' dipswitch and 2nd Player.

- 0.57: Simulated protection in Pop Flamer [Paul Priest]. Added Pop Flamer (protected). Changed 'Pop Flamer (set 1)' to clone '(not protected)' and '(set 2)' to '(hack?)'. Renamed (popflama) to (popflamb) and (popflame) to (popflama).

- 16th December 2001: Tourniquet added protection emulation into the Pop Flamer driver.

- 0.37b1: Removed 2nd TMS36XX.

- 20th March 2000: Mike Haaland adjusted the Pop Flamer sound settings.

- 0.36RC2: Added 2x TMS36XX sound.

- 0.36: Removed 2nd TMS36XX. Added Pop Flamer (set 3) (Stern License) (Testdriver).

- 12th March 2000: Juergen Buchmueller sent in a sound core for TMS36xx sound chips emulation and modified Phoenix, Pleiads, Naughty Boy, Pop Flamer and Monster Bash to use it.

- 0.36b7: Added Custom sound.

- 0.35b13: Gerald Vanderick added clone Pop Flamer (set 2), note the different gameplay. Changed parent description to 'Pop Flamer (set 1)'.

- 0.34b3: Brad Oliver fixed gfx banks in Pop Flamer.

- 0.34b1: Added color proms ($0, 100 - palette low and high bits).

- 0.33b2: Brad Oliver added high score saving to Pop Flamer.

- 0.30: Brad Oliver added sound in Naughty Boy and Pop Flamer, using the Pleiads driver. Not very good, but it's a start.

- 0.29: Accurate colors in Pop Flamer [Tim Lindquist, Nicola Salmoria].

- 0.28: Brad Oliver provided a driver for Pop Flamer (Jaleco 1982).

- 24th August 1997: Dumped Pop Flamer (not protected).

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