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Blasto

| 1978
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Units produced: Gremlin
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy4way), Buttons(1)
Number of Players: 2
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Blasto VGMuseum Game Endings
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MAME folder name: blasto

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

Emulated in MAME via driver blockade.c:
Status: imperfect; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: imperfect; Color: good
Palette size: 2; Savestate: unsupported

Roms:
blasto.u2 with 1024kb
sha1:10650e54bf55f3ace5c199215c2fce211916d3b7 crc:ec99d043
blasto.u29 with 512kb
sha1:34f097477a297bf5f986804e5967c92f9292be29 crc:4dd69499
blasto.u3 with 1024kb
sha1:386cab720f0c2da16b9ec84f67ccebf23406c58d crc:be333415
blasto.u4 with 1024kb
sha1:e23c72d075cf3d209081bca5a953c33c8ae042ea crc:1c889993
blasto.u43 with 512kb
sha1:cae6b9d48e3eda5ba12ff5d9835ce2733e90f774 crc:104051a4
blasto.u5 with 1024kb
sha1:2dff5b249f876d7d13cc6dfad652ce7e5af10370 crc:efb640cb
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:
Blasto (c) 1978 Gremlin.

Your are in control of your spaceship as you maneuver it through a mine field. Beat the clock to explode all the mines. With two players, Blasto gets even more challenging, more exciting, as each one battles for the most mines and ultimately-for each other!

- TECHNICAL -

Upright cabinet dimensions : 26'' Wide x 67'' High x 28'' Deep. Weight : 290 Lbs.
Cocktail dimensions : 36,75'' Wide x 36'' High. Weight : 185 Lbs.

Prom stickers : 95-100

Main CPU : Intel 8080 (@ 2.079 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Discrete circuitry.

Screen orientation : Horizontal
Video resolution : 256 x 224 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz
Palette colors : 2

Players : 2
Control : 4-way joystick
Buttons : 1

- TRIVIA -

Released in June 1978.

Bert Ankrom holds the official record for this game with 8,730 points on September 8, 2002.

- PORTS -

* Computers :
TI99

- CONTRIBUTE -

Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=276&o=2


Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 FF06 00000030 FFFFFFFF Infinite Time

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file
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