thegrid The Grid (version 1.2)

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Romset name:
Production year: 2001
Manufacturer: Midway

Game genre: Shooter
Category: Shooter / 3rd Person

This machine has the following clones:
 • The Grid (version 1.1)

This machine is NOT working in MAME This machine works in MAME

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

In MAME since version: .122u5

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

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

    TMS32032 ("maincpu")cpu 60000000 Hz
    ADSP-2104 ("dcs:dcs2")cpu 16000000 Hz
    Speaker ("dcs:lspeaker")audio
    Speaker ("dcs:rspeaker")audio
    DMA-driven DAC ("dcs:dac1")audio
    DMA-driven DAC ("dcs:dac2")audio

  • Screens [Show details]

    This machine uses a single screen:
      Graphic type: Raster
      Screen orientation: Horizontal
      Resolution 512 x 400 @ 57.134789 Hz

  • Number of players: ???
  • Controllers [Show details]

      Joystick [8 ways]
      Flight controller
      Joystick [8 ways]
    Number of buttons: 3

  • Dip-switches [Show details]

    Default settings in bold
    Show BloodOff
    Coinage SourceDipswitch
     UK-1 ECA
     UK-2 ECA
     UK-3 ECA
     UK-6 ECA
     UK-7 ECA
     Free Play

  • ROMs (13 of the machine set, 1 of various devices) [Show details]

    Referred to MAME version: 0.181

    NameSizeCRC32SHA1StatusIn romset
    the_grid.u24194304e6a39ee9 4ddc62f5d278ea9791205098fa5f018ab1e698b4 good thegrid
    the_grid.u3419430440be7585 e481081edffa07945412a6eab17b4d3e7b42cfd3 good thegrid
    the_grid.u441943047a15c203 a0a49dd08bba92402640ed2d1fb4fee112c4ab5f good thegrid
    thegrid-12.u101048576eb6c2d54 ddd32757a9be011988b7add3c091e93292a0867c good thegrid
    thegrid-12.u111048576b9b5f92b 36e16f109af9a5172869344f09b337b67e0b3e11 good thegrid
    thegrid-12.u1210485762810c207 d244eaf85473ed49442a906d437af1a9f91a2f9d good thegrid
    thegrid-12.u1310485768b721848 d82f39045437ada2061587176e24f558a5e203fe good thegrid
    the_grid.u1841943043a3460be e719dae8a2e54584cb6a074ed42e35e3debef2f6 good thegrid
    the_grid.u194194304af262d5b 3eb3980fa81a360a70aa74e793b2bc3028f68cf2 good thegrid
    the_grid.u204194304e6ad1917 acab25e1251fd07b374badebe79f6ec1772b3589 good thegrid
    the_grid.u21419430448c03f8e 50790bdae9f2234ffb4914c2c5c16374e3508b47 good thegrid
    the_grid.u22419430484c3a8b6 de0dcf9daf7ada7a6952b9e29a29571b2aa9d0b2 good thegrid
    the_grid.u234194304f48ef409 79d74b4fe38b06a02ae0351d13d7f0a7ed0f0c87 good thegrid
    c32boot.bin16384ecf84729 4d32ead450f921f563514b061ea561a222283616 baddump tms32032

    :  PARENT Machine
    :  CLONE Machine
    :  BIOS
    :  Device


The Grid (c) 2001 Midway Games.


Midway Zeus 2 hardware

Main CPU : TMS32031 (@ 50 Mhz)

Sound CPU : ADSP2104 (@ 16 Mhz)

Sound Chips : (2x) DMA-driven (@ 16 Mhz)

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 6


Released in October 2000.


Rumors to be released on Sega Dreamcast, Sony Playstation 2, even a less stronger system- Nintendo 64. The idea was canceled as the designers were concentrated on "Mortal Kombat V".


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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 thegrid

0.122u5 [?]

0.84u3 [Aaron Giles]


- 0.122u5: Added 'The Grid (version 1.2)'. Renamed (thegrid) to (thegrida).

- 0.122u3: Changed VSync to 57.134789 Hz.

- 0.122u2: Removed buttons 4-6. Added Stick control.

- 0.122u1: Fixed user1/2 rom loading. Changed visible area to 512x400 and VSync to 56.563413 Hz.

- 0.121: Replaced TMS32031 CPU1 with TMS32032 (60MHz).

- 0.120u2: Changed visible area to 400x256.

- 0.120u1: Changed description to 'The Grid (version 1.1)'. Added correct user1 roms ($0 - 200002).

- 0.84u3: Aaron Giles added The Grid (Midway 2001).


Romset: 40960 kb / 13 files / 35.9 zip

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