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Blue Shark

| 1978
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Units produced: Midway
Controls/Input Device: Control(paddle), Buttons(1)
Number of Players: 1
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MAME folder name: blueshrk

Display: raster 260x224 @ 59.54Hz (59.54 pixclock)
Sound: 1 channels

Emulated in MAME via driver mw8080bw.c:
Status: imperfect; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: imperfect; Color: good
Palette size: 0; Savestate: supported

Roms:
blueshrk.f with 2048kb
sha1:7b4633fb8033ee2c0e692135c383ebf57deef0e5 crc:86cca79d
blueshrk.g with 2048kb
sha1:2495ba48532bb714361e4f0e94c9317161c6c77f crc:e49368fd
blueshrk.h with 2048kb
sha1:7cb80e2ccc34983bfd688c549ffc032d6dacf880 crc:4ff94187
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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* FB Alpha

* 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:
Blue Shark (c) 1978 Midway Mfg. Co.

Insert coin(s), and underwater creatures appear randomly on the screen. By pulling the trigger on the speargun, the player fires spears at the sea creatures. Features a three dimensional color background scenery depicting an underwater scene.

- TECHNICAL -

Game No. 742

Cabinet dimensions : 68,5'' (174,5 cm) High x 25,5'' (65 cm) Wide x 35,5'' (90 cm) Deep. Weight : 223 Lbs (101 Kg).


Main CPU : Intel 8080 (@ 1.9968 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Discrete circuitry

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

Players : 1
Control : paddle
Buttons : 1

- TRIVIA -

Released in September 1978.

- SCORING -

Shark (long range) : 500 points.
Octopus : 400 points.
Shark (short range) : 300 points.
Swordfish : 200 points.
Skindiver : -500 points.

- TIPS AND TRICKS -

* Don't Shoot The Skindiver! : If player hits the skindiver, he is penalized 500 points.

* When the player's score reaches 7000 points, movement of the targets speeds up.

* By default, one free play is awarded for a score of 18,000 points (operator adjustable).

- CONTRIBUTE -

Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=298&o=2


Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 203C 00000099 FFFFFFFF Infinite Time

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file
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