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Asterock

| 1979
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Units produced: Sidam
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy8way), Buttons(3)
Number of Players: 1
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Asterock VGMuseum Game Endings
Asterock on CAESAR
Asterock high score and replay at MARP
Asterock on datObase
MAME folder name: asterock

Display: vector x @ 60.00Hz (60.00 pixclock)
Sound: 1 channels

Emulated in MAME via driver asteroid.c:
Status: good; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: good; Color: good
Palette size: 0; Savestate: unsupported

Roms:
034602-01.c8 with 256kb
sha1:8cbded64d1dd35b18c4d5cece00f77e7b2cab2ad crc:97953db8
sidamas.0 with 1024kb
sha1:790f2858f44bbb1854e2d9d549e29f4815c4665b crc:6bd2053f
sidamas.1 with 1024kb
sha1:710f4c19864d725ba1c9ea447a97e84001a679f7 crc:231ce201
sidamas.2 with 1024kb
sha1:85fe748096478e28a06bd98ff3aad73ab21b22a4 crc:cdf720c6
sidamas.3 with 1024kb
sha1:80094cb5dafd327aff6658ede33106f0493a809d crc:ee58bdf0
sidamas.4 with 1024kb
sha1:5f5719ab84d4755e69bef205d313b455bc59c413 crc:8d3e421e
sidamas.5 with 1024kb
sha1:b6012e09b2439a614a55bcf23be0692c42830e21 crc:d2ce7672
sidamas.6 with 1024kb
sha1:e568b5ac573a6d0474cf672b3c62abfbd3320799 crc:74103c87
sidamas.7 with 1024kb
sha1:bf22998fd692fb01964d8894e421435c55d746a0 crc:75a39768
Mameinfo.dat entry:
0.37b10 [Yochizo]


WIP:

- 0.147u2: hap fixed clone Omega Fighter Special. The game fails to boot or finish post. After showing bad rom errors, the game resets.

- 0.147u1: Fixed maincpu rom loading.

- 0.122u7: Fixed gfx1/2/3/4/5 rom loading.

- 0.89u3: Changed Z80 CPU2 clock speed to 5MHz.

- 0.37b10: Yochizo added 'Omega Fighter' (UPL 1989) and clone Omega Fighter Special.

- 21st November 2000: Yochizo fixed some graphics bugs in the Omega Fighter / Atomic Robo-kid driver.

- 8th November 2000: Yochizo sent in a driver for Omega Fighter and Atomic Robo-kid.

- 25th April 1999: Dumped Omega Fighter Special.


LEVELS: 8 (restarts once)


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Romset: 2016 kb / 8 files / 457.8 zip


Credits Mameinfo and Mametesters Project Robert J. Rabgno et al.
History.dat entry:
Asterock (c) 1979 Sidam.

An Italian bootleg of Atari's Asteroids.

- TRIVIA -

The official Italian distributor of Atari Arcades, f.lli Bertolino s.r.l., moved a legal attack against Sidam, and won. Many code fragments stored in ROM of Asterock, Missile Storm and other Sidam clones was identical to those contained in Atari originals' memory. Sidam changed the coin accept and sound routines, to get rid of copyrighted Atari POKEY chip. Sidam called this a 'coincidence'; moreover, the Italian legislation did not mention directly the computer programs as copyrighted materials like songs and books. However, the court sentenced about the 'intellectual property' of programs - this was an important sentence in Italian legal history - and Sidam was convicted of copyright violation.

- CONTRIBUTE -

Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=125&o=2


Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 006F 00000099 FFFFFFFF Infinite Credits
20800000 6B55 00000060 FFFFFFFF Invincibility
20810000 6B7B 00000020 FFFFFFFF Invincibility (2/3) Part 1 asteroid/saucer collisions, Part 2 saucer Fire
20810000 708C 00000000 FFFFFFFF Invincibility (3/3) Hyperspace Re-Entry
00000000 02F7 000000FF FFFFFFFF No UFOs at all
00000020 02F7 00000001 FFFFFFFF Lots of UFOs
60000000 0000 00000000 00000000
00000000 0056 00000005 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL1
00000000 0057 00000005 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL2

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file
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