Sky Adventure (Japan)

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Romset name:
Production year: 1989
Manufacturer: Alpha Denshi Co.

Game genre: Shooter
Category: Shooter / Flying Vertical

This machine is a clone of:
 • Sky Adventure (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: .037b08

The MAME driver of this machine is: alpha68k.cpp - Read the code

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

    M68000 ("maincpu")cpu 10000000 Hz
    Z80 ("audiocpu")cpu 7159090 Hz
    Speaker ("speaker")audio
    YM2203 ("ym1")audio 3000000 Hz
    YM2413 ("ym2")audio 3579545 Hz
    8-Bit R-2R DAC ("dac")audio

  • Screens [Show details]

    This machine uses a single screen:
      Graphic type: Raster
      Screen orientation: Vertical
      Resolution 256 x 224 @ 60.191409 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
    Demo SoundsOff
    CoinageA 1C/1C B 1C/1C
     A 1C/2C B 2C/1C
     A 1C/3C B 3C/1C
     A 1C/4C B 4C/1C
     A 1C/5C B 5C/1C
     A 1C/6C B 6C/1C
     A 2C/3C B 7C/1C
     A 3C/2C B 8C/1C
    Flip ScreenOff

  • ROMs (9 of the parent set, 3 of the clone set) [Show details]

    Referred to MAME version: 0.181

    NameSizeCRC32SHA1StatusIn romset
    saj1.c19131072662cb4b8 853ad557ee7942cef542253f0e643955e27f0ed2 good skyadvntj
    saj2.e1913107206d6130a 3411ac90e3039e46887451fc97ec2a22ad0f18fe good skyadvntj
    sa.3655363d0b32e0 b845dc7b887f16dd010b9d43860b6af334995199 good skyadvnt
    sa.465536c2e3c30c 43e1b489d879950bce3568433a4781377c3eebe7 good skyadvnt
    sa.56553611cdb868 6cd9c7952b4789e819272cbe0623f3e6f607b7eb good skyadvnt
    sa.632768237d93fd 4c65169e4ce6a9be229410bbfd9b823060a829d7 good skyadvnt
    alpha.mcu4096  nodump skyadvnt
    sa.732768ea26e9c5 13cb5a5955c813cd48f98f62f045a4cbc61806a1 good skyadvnt
    sachr3524288a986b8d5 e8e2f3e0f85b9565243eab7dc8606168811f41e4 good skyadvnt
    sachr2524288504b07ae ba74f74c1cb04dd1ab4acf518099605ec9c71f94 good skyadvnt
    sachr1524288e734dccd 24258dd5994f1b14600fc354b0ab36f870967afc good skyadvnt
    sachr0524288e281b204 50a041c701970013b84826d67c8002ccd291bfdd good skyadvnt

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    :  CLONE Machine
    :  BIOS
    :  Device


Sky Adventure (c) 1989 Alpha Denshi.

A vertically scrolling shoot-em-up.


Game ID : SA

Main CPU : 68000 (@ 10 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 7.15909 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2203 (@ 3 Mhz), YM2413 (@ 8 Mhz), DAC

Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 224 x 256 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 4096

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


Released in November 1989.


1. Sky Adventure (1989)

2. Ghost Pilots [Model NGM-020] (1991)


System programmer : Eizi Fukathu

Main programmer : Hiroyuki Ryu

Programmer : Hideo Kamoda

Hardware : Shinichi Tamura

Designer : Kenichi Sakanishi

Music : Tambourine Yuka

Sound : Hiroaki Simizu

Producer : Akira Usizawa


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 skyadvnt

0.37b8 [Bryan McPhail]

0.36b1 [Bryan McPhail]


- 0.133u1: Renamed (skyadvnu) to (skyadvntu) and (skyadvnj) to (skyadvntj).

- 0.128u6: Phil Bennett reduced all Alpha68k YM2413 clocks from 8MHz to 3.579545MHz.

- 0.61: Changed 'Unknown' to 'Unused' dipswitches.

- 0.59: Acho A. Tang fixed sprite position and priority. Fixed missaligned lines appeard more than once every stage.

- 18th March 2002: Acho A. Tang submitted a massive update for the Alpha68k driver, fixing a few graphics problems in Sky Adventure and Time Soldiers, and making Paddle Mania, Super Stingray and Kyros playable.

- 0.37b14: Added clone Sky Adventure (Japan). Changed parent description 'Sky Adventure (Japan)' to 'Sky Adventure (World)'.

- 0.37b8: Bryan McPhail added Sky Adventure (Japan). Renamed (skyadvnt) to (skyadvnu).

- 10th September 2000: Bryan McPhail added the original Sky Adventure romset to the Alpha68k driver.

- 3rd September 2000: Guru - Dumped Sky Adventure (original version by Alpha Denshi).

- 0.37b2: Changed description to 'Sky Adventure (US)'.

- 0.36b1: Bryan McPhail added Sky Adventure (SNK 1989).

- 17th July 1999: Bryan McPhail sent in drivers for Time Soldiers, Sky Soldiers, Sky Adventure and Gang Wars.

- 6th June 1999: Bryan McPhail has gotten a nice new shiny computer science degree, and for a nice celebration he almost finished some drivers. Here are some pics of Gang Wars, Gold Medalist, Sky Adventure, Sky Soldiers and Time Soldiers, but don't expect to see these before 0.36b1.


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