Varth: Operation Thunderstorm (bootleg)

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Romset name:
Production year: 1992
Manufacturer: bootleg

Game genre: Shooter
Category: Shooter / Flying Vertical

This machine is a clone of:
 • Varth: Operation Thunderstorm (World 920714)

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: .175

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

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

    M68000 ("maincpu")cpu 12000000 Hz
    Z80 ("audiocpu")cpu 3579545 Hz
    Speaker ("mono")audio
    YM2151 ("2151")audio 3579545 Hz
    OKI6295 ("oki")audio 1000000 Hz

  • Screens [Show details]

    This machine uses a single screen:
      Graphic type: Raster
      Screen orientation: Vertical
      Resolution 384 x 224 @ 60.000000 Hz

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

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

  • Dip-switches [Show details]

    Default settings in bold
    Coin A4 Coins/1 Credit
     3 Coins/1 Credit
     2 Coins/1 Credit
     1 Coin/1 Credit
     1 Coin/2 Credits
     1 Coin/3 Credits
     1 Coin/4 Credits
     1 Coin/6 Credits
    Coin B4 Coins/1 Credit
     3 Coins/1 Credit
     2 Coins/1 Credit
     1 Coin/1 Credit
     1 Coin/2 Credits
     1 Coin/3 Credits
     1 Coin/4 Credits
     1 Coin/6 Credits
    2 Coins to Start, 1 to ContinueOff
    Difficulty0 (Easiest)
     3 (Normal)
     7 (Hardest)
    Bonus Life600k and every 1.400k
     600k 2.000k and 4500k
     1.200k 3.500k
     2000k only
    Free PlayOff
    Flip ScreenOff
    Demo SoundsOff
    Allow ContinueNo
    Game ModeGame

  • ROMs (1 of the parent set, 19 of the clone set) [Show details]

    Referred to MAME version: 0.181

    NameSizeCRC32SHA1StatusIn romset
    25242882f010023 bf4b6c0cd82cf1b86e17d6ea2670110c06e6eabe good varthb
    15242880861dff3 bf6dfe18ecaeaa1bbea09267014891c4a4a07943 good varthb
    465536aa51e43b 46b9dab844c55b50a47d048e5bb114911773699c good varthb
    365536f7e4f2f0 2ce4eadb2d6a0e0d5745323eff2c899950ad4d3b good varthb
    142621447ca73780 26909db32f84157cd05719e5d1e715e76636d292 good varthb
    132621449fb11869 a434fb0b588f934aaa68139495e1212a63ccf162 good varthb
    12262144afeba416 e722c65ea2e2bac3251c32208899484aa5ef6ad2 good varthb
    112621449eef3507 ae03064ca5681fbdc43a34c54aaac11c8467428b good varthb
    10262144eeec6183 40dc9c86e90d7c1a2ad600c195fe387180d95fd4 good varthb
    92621440e94f718 249534f2323abcdb24099d0abc24c229c699ba94 good varthb
    8262144c4ddc5b4 79c2a42a664e387932b7804e7a80f5753338c3b0 good varthb
    72621448941ca12 5ad5d47b8614c2899d05c65dc3b74947d4bac561 good varthb
    6655367a99446e ca027f41e3e58be5abc33ad7380746658cb5380a good varth
    52621441547e595 27f47b1afd9700afd9e8167d7e4e2888be34a9e5 good varthb
    varth1.bin3434c6a0d99 081a307ef38675de178dd6221e6c4e55a5bfbd87 good varthb
    varth2.bin343  nodump varthb
    varth3.bin343  nodump varthb
    varth4.bin27953317bf6 f7b8f8b2c40429a517e3be63e5aed9573972ddfb good varthb
    varth5.bin343  nodump varthb
    varth6.bin343  nodump varthb

    :  PARENT Machine
    :  CLONE Machine
    :  BIOS
    :  Device

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 varth

0.102 [Stefan Lindberg]

0.34b1 [Paul Leaman]

Artwork available


- 0.144u3: Added missing pld ($0 - va24b.1a).

- 0.139: Changed description to 'Varth: Operation Thunderstorm'.

- 0.127u1: Added 3rd button.

- 0.127: Nicola Salmoria updated CPS1 to use proper gfx ROMs (+ PALs) for Varth (Japan 920714), and to load correct A-Board PALs for QSound games. Fixed rom names in clone (Japan 920714).

- 0.126u5: Added A-board PLDs (buf1, ioa1, prg1, rom1 and sou1).

- 0.125u1: Fixed rom names.

- 0.124u4: Fixed layer enable at the end of stage 4 in Varth. Increased Varth CPU clock to 12MHz to reduce slowdowns (the game was released after 'Street Fighter II' - Champion Edition (World 920313)' so the faster A-board was available) [Nicola Salmoria, Corrado Tomaselli, Charles MacDonald].

- 13th January 2008: Mr. Do - I finished off the rest of the instruction cards made available by Strider of Cybercade: Varth.

- 0.102: Stefan Lindberg added Varth - Operation Thunderstorm (World 920714). Renamed (varth) to (varthr1).

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

- 0.63: Changed description to 'Varth - Operation Thunderstorm (World 920612)' and clones '(US)' to '(US 920612)' and '(Japan)' to '(Japan 920714)'. Added 'Game Mode' dipswitch. Removed 3rd button.

- 0.36RC1: Added clone Varth - Operation Thunderstorm (US).

- 0.35b13: Changed parent and clone descriptions to 'Varth - Operation Thunderstorm'.

- 0.35b2: Nicola Salmoria added clone Varth (Japan).

- 0.34b4: Changed description to 'Varth (World)'.

- 0.34b1: Paul Leaman added Varth (Capcom 1992).

- 8th November 1997: CaBBe dumped Varth - Operation Thunderstorm (World 920612).

LEVELS: 30 (must complete 29-30 in 1 credit to finish the game)

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