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Astro Invader

| 1980
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Units produced: Stern
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy8way), Buttons(1)
Number of Players: 2
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MAME folder name: astinvad

Display: raster 256x224 @ 60.00Hz (60.00 pixclock)
Sound: 1 channels

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

Roms:
ai_cpu_1.rom with 1024kb
sha1:7e77fa3c51d1e83ce91a24808301d9f1e0bed18e crc:20e3ec41
ai_cpu_2.rom with 1024kb
sha1:b3e38f2d6bdb65ee7c53c8d5dd3951a3fd43c51c crc:e8f1ab55
ai_cpu_3.rom with 1024kb
sha1:34fced8ce06d912980ba45fad8d80d2a2e3357b9 crc:a0092553
ai_cpu_4.rom with 1024kb
sha1:59ecf450682dab9840c891c18ccda1d5ec4cc954 crc:be14185c
ai_cpu_5.rom with 1024kb
sha1:b4b94f62e598030e6a432a0bb83d18d0e342aed9 crc:fee681ec
ai_cpu_6.rom with 1024kb
sha1:e841c6c5903dd6dee9ec2fedaff431f4a31d738a crc:eb338863
ai_cpu_7.rom with 1024kb
sha1:b6a0e206a604297f548ac4658664e98b2d04f75f crc:16dcfea4
ai_vid_c.rom with 1024kb
sha1:7e558eaf402641d7ff60171f854030219fbf9a59 crc:b45287ff
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:
Astro Invader (c) 1980 Stern Electronics.

Export release. Game developed in Japan. See "Kamikaze" for more information about the game itself.

- TRIVIA -

Released in June 1980.

This game appears in Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers music video for the song 'You Got Lucky' (1982).

Fred Pastore of Medford, Massachusetts, holds the official record for this game with 56,330 points on June 4, 2006.

An Italian bootleg of this game is known as "Kosmo Killer".

- CONTRIBUTE -

Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=132&o=2


Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 1F9D 00000099 FFFFFFFF Infinite Credits
00000000 1D01 00000008 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives
00000000 1CD8 00000000 FFFFFFFF Invincibility
00000000 1CE0 00000000 FFFFFFFF Rapid Fire

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file
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