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Blazer (Japan)

| 1987
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Units produced: Namco
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy8way), Buttons(3)
Number of Players: 2
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MAME folder name: blazer

Display: raster 288x224 @ 60.61Hz (60.61 pixclock)
Sound: 2 channels

Emulated in MAME via driver namcos1.c:
Status: good; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: good; Color: good
Palette size: 8192; Savestate: unsupported

Roms:
bz1_p0.bin with 65536kb
sha1:bd867ca54d25a4045c1f0a2bfd6c673982f88033 crc:a7dd195b
bz1_p1.bin with 65536kb
sha1:82ec5b72203a80b44657bee73d4a7a3e522a86ae crc:c54bbbf4
bz1_p2.bin with 65536kb
sha1:13ee900e73137dd5f09d54f2ee97faf696b16b8f crc:5d700aed
bz1_p3.bin with 65536kb
sha1:cb691adadd24667a6ae0a31531f4025ee26b96b9 crc:81b32a1a
bz1_p7.bin with 65536kb
sha1:86918ccf5c3b59061891253d3419267a38b187b1 crc:2d4cbb95
bz1_s0.bin with 65536kb
sha1:2b76ea0005245e30eb72fba3b044a885e47d588d crc:6c3a580b
bz1_v0.bin with 65536kb
sha1:d29c6140f871633b5fbb6849b003629ff22e13f6 crc:3d09d32e
bz_chr-0.bin with 131072kb
sha1:eaae8557e77574a7692319b8819bd5078855ddc0 crc:d346ba61
bz_chr-1.bin with 131072kb
sha1:b3a7b7df93544c6b76b4000d55e178b52f46c5c8 crc:e45eb2ea
bz_chr-2.bin with 131072kb
sha1:ceb57e5f352a740fc2a90175a73ef318cd3ffb6f crc:599079ee
bz_chr-3.bin with 131072kb
sha1:1a913247d13c8ea9f9969ea7e2c69b17f15ba5ba crc:d5182e36
bz_chr-4.bin with 131072kb
sha1:6654d424c1d6c9fd44b72603ae870ef3692af413 crc:e788259e
bz_chr-5.bin with 131072kb
sha1:b5b85e8e6995330c965e568743fa86f723231bbb crc:107e6814
bz_chr-6.bin with 131072kb
sha1:c7332dddca71d819987d0c723bad35a39ed54d42 crc:0312e2ba
bz_chr-7.bin with 131072kb
sha1:f62ea399afa38b2c44f6aa51bcf9a49151ccf70a crc:d9d9a90f
bz_chr-8.bin with 131072kb
sha1:510dd204da389db7eb5d9ce34dc0daf60bad1219 crc:db28bfca
bz_obj-0.bin with 131072kb
sha1:f8cc0ea6469c2dec9c853269c3bf40e90c32d806 crc:22aee927
bz_obj-1.bin with 131072kb
sha1:83bc9af6d72b2d7894ac632ea486c2f603f8d08f crc:7cb10112
bz_obj-2.bin with 131072kb
sha1:fb288d089270b0e41fccd0da03e019eb9e8cad0c crc:34b23bb7
bz_obj-3.bin with 131072kb
sha1:36faaec83decb9d92bb9ffe5c8a482a168de18d8 crc:9bc1db71
bz_prg-4.bin with 131072kb
sha1:1da6bca6a095496a38ca9be8730d62f2978d69d9 crc:65ef6f05
bz_prg-5.bin with 131072kb
sha1:0f31584f623f8c48aa2d8b670da79f8f36af0d92 crc:900da191
bz_prg-6.bin with 131072kb
sha1:3b93465e707d19d9eb4a1f2cef142a9ca06edf01 crc:81c48fc0
bz_voi-1.bin with 131072kb
sha1:f8be0584026365e092be37fffa2e52a6a2c3ff0b crc:2043b141
bz_voi-2.bin with 131072kb
sha1:bee3b98c0289b7c443450c551d791f7ffcee0b60 crc:64143442
bz_voi-3.bin with 131072kb
sha1:749680eaf3072db5331cc76a21cd022c50f95647 crc:26cfc510
bz_voi-4.bin with 131072kb
sha1:32702fa67339ab337a2a70946e3861420a07b11b crc:d206b1bd
cus64-64a1.mcu with 4096kb
sha1:7a38c0cc2553c627f4ec507fb6e807cf7d537c02 crc:ffb5c0bd
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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* 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:
Blazer (c) 1987 Namco.

An isometric scrolling shoot 'em up featuring a tank and occasionally a helicopter battling multiple land and air based enemies.

- TECHNICAL -

Namco System 1 hardware
Game ID : BZ

Main CPU : 6809 (@ 1.536 Mhz)
Sub CPU : 6809 (@ 1.536 Mhz)
Sound CPU : 6809 (@ 1.536 Mhz)
MCU : HD63701 (@ 1.536 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2151 (@ 3.57958 Mhz), Namco advanced 8-channel stereo WSG, stereo DAC

Screen orientation : Vertical
Palette colors : 24-bit RGB palette

Control per player: 4-way joystick
Buttons per player: 2

- TRIVIA -

Blazer was released in July 1987.

This game was dedicated to Shoko Tamako Sumie.

Victor Entertainment released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Namco Video Game Graffiti Vol.2 - VDR-5222) on 21/10/1987.

- STAFF -

Executive producer : Masaya Nakamura (M. Nakamura)
Supervisor : K. Sawano
Director : Fukutaro
Programmer : Sexy Akina
Graphic designers : Skeleton Ono, Nectar Satoru, Mizuki Kotaro, Osugi, Yarinage, Sato
Sound : Rainbow Cherry, Takoshi, Shinji

- CONTRIBUTE -

Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=278&o=2


Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 2040 0000000A FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives
00000000 205C 00000066 FFFFFFFF Infinite Fuel
00000000 2065 00000000 FFFFFFFF Always have normal shot
00010000 2063 00000000 FFFFFFFF Always have normal shot (2/2)
00000000 2065 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always have 4 way shot
00010000 2063 00000000 FFFFFFFF Always have 4 way shot (2/2)
00000000 2063 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always have Torpedo shot
00010000 2065 00000000 FFFFFFFF Always have Torpedo shot(2/2)
00000001 2065 00000000 FFFFFFFF Get normal shot Now!
00010001 2063 00000000 FFFFFFFF Get normal shot Now! (2/2)
00000001 2065 00000001 FFFFFFFF Get 4 way shot Now!
00010001 2063 00000000 FFFFFFFF Get 4 way shot Now! (2/2)
00000001 2063 00000001 FFFFFFFF Get Torpedo shot Now!
00010001 2065 00000000 FFFFFFFF Get Torpedo shot Now! (2/2)

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file
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