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Blades of Steel (version T)

| 1987
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Units produced: Konami
Controls/Input Device: Control(trackball), Buttons(3)
Number of Players: 2
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MAME folder name: bladestl

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

Emulated in MAME via driver bladestl.c:
Status: good; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: good; Color: good
Palette size: 288; Savestate: unsupported

Roms:
797a03 with 524288kb
sha1:c9a142a326875a50f03e49e83a84af8bb423a467 crc:9ee1a542
797a04 with 262144kb
sha1:9f81eff970c9e8aea6f67d8a7d89805fae044ae1 crc:9ac8ea4e
797a05 with 262144kb
sha1:c807774827c55c211ab68f548e1e835289cc5744 crc:5491ba28
797a06 with 262144kb
sha1:3723b39b2a3e6dd8e7fc66bbfe1eef9f80818774 crc:d055f5cc
797a07 with 256kb
sha1:05150a8dd25bdd6ab0c5b350e6ffd272f040e46a crc:7aecad4e
797c02 with 32768kb
sha1:f206f6c5f0474542a5b7686b2f4d2cc7077dd5b9 crc:65a331ea
797t01.bin with 65536kb
sha1:0d2f346d9515cab0389106c0e227fb0bd84a2c9c crc:89d7185d
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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* JFF

* Raine


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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:
Blades of Steel - The Supreme Hockey Challenge (c) 1987 Konami Industry Company, Limited.

An ice hockey game with hand-to-hand fighting and physical violence. Features close-up action scenes where two players (one from each team) throw off their gloves and punch each other.

- TECHNICAL -

Game ID : GX797

Main CPU : HD6309 (@ 3 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Motorola M6809 (@ 2 Mhz)
Sound Chips : UPD7759 (@ 640 Khz), Yamaha YM2203 (@ 3.579545 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : Trackball
Buttons : 3
=> [A] Face Off/Pass, [B] Shoot, [C] Fight

- TRIVIA -

Blades of Steel was released in October 1987.

- STAFF -

Sound Editor: Kazuki Muraoka

Cabinet Graphic Design: Don Marshall

- PORTS -

* Consoles :
Nintendo Famicom Disk [JP] (July 22, 1988) "Konamic Ice Hockey [Model KDS-HOC]"
Nintendo NES [US] (December 1988) "Blades of Steel [Model NES-VS]" : Re-released in 1990 as part of Konami Classic Series
Nintendo NES [AU] (1990) "Blades of Steel [Model NES-VS]"
Nintendo NES [EU] (November 23, 1990) "Blades of Steel [Model NES-VS]"
Nintendo Game Boy [EU] (1991) "Blades of Steel [Model DMG-UB]"
Nintendo Game Boy [US] (August 1991) "Blades of Steel [Model DMG-UB]"
Nintendo Game Boy [JP] (November 27, 1992) "Konamic Ice Hockey [Model DMG-UBJ]"
Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console] [EU] (December 21, 2007) NES version
Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console] [US] (December 24, 2007) NES version

* Computers :
Commodore C64 [US] (1990)
Commodore Amiga [EU] (1990)
PC [MS-DOS, 5.25"] [US] (1990)

* Others :
LCD handheld game

- CONTRIBUTE -

Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=270&o=2


Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 4041 00000099 FFFFFFFF Infinite Time
00010000 4042 00000059 FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (2/2)
00000001 4041 00000000 FFFFFFFF Finish Period Now!
00010001 4042 00000000 FFFFFFFF Finish Period Now! (2/2)
00000000 4045 00000099 FFFFFFFF Infinite Play Time
00010000 4046 00000059 FFFFFFFF Infinite Play Time (2/2)
60000000 0000 00000000 00000000
00000901 4049 00000099 FFFFFFFF Select Score 0-99 PL1
00000901 4048 00000009 FFFFFFFF Select Score 100-900 PL1
60000000 0000 00000000 00000000
00000901 404B 00000099 FFFFFFFF Select Score 0-99 PL2
00000901 404A 00000009 FFFFFFFF Select Score 100-900 PL2
60000000 0000 00000000 00000000
00000000 41FF 000000FF FFFFFFFF Sound Test Timer Stop [Unknown]Next Code

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file
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