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Gigandes

| 1989
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Units produced: East Technology
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy8way), Buttons(3)
Number of Players: 2
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MAME folder name: gigandes

Display: raster 384x240 @ 60.00Hz (60.00 pixclock)
Sound: 2 channels

Emulated in MAME via driver taito_x.c:
Status: good; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: good; Color: good
Palette size: 2048; Savestate: unsupported

Roms:
1.10a with 131072kb
sha1:ac8008619891a5b54ba2069e4e18836976532c99 crc:290c50e0
3.5a with 131072kb
sha1:6dad850de699d40dfba54bde6baca75bb0059c83 crc:9cef82af
east-10.16e with 524288kb
sha1:b29f30a8ff1286c65b741353b6551918a45bcafe crc:ca0ac419
east-11.16f with 524288kb
sha1:e781f24761b7a923388f4cda64c7b31388fd64c5 crc:92111f96
east_2.8a with 131072kb
sha1:2efff9fd51b28fd1fb46d16b359f0991af91054e crc:dd94b4d0
east_4.3a with 131072kb
sha1:49db488a36f6c74729825bdf0214bcd30773eaf4 crc:a647310a
east_5.17d with 65536kb
sha1:e4730df984e9686c538df5fc626b795bda1db939 crc:b24ab5f4
east_6.3k with 524288kb
sha1:0b6d73f2c6e6c1ad5fcb2a9edf50069cd0691483 crc:52db30e9
east_7.3h with 524288kb
sha1:cff2caf1eb0dda8a1b8283b9950b908b102f61de crc:b179a76a
east_8.3f with 524288kb
sha1:7ce66cd8bca7dd214367beae067727c8735c0f7e crc:75eece28
east_9.3j with 524288kb
sha1:f348ac752a571902c55f36e21aa3fb9ef97528e3 crc:5c5e6898
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:
Gigandes (c) 1989 East Technology.

A horizontal shooter with a twist. If you die, you get to keep your weapons and power-ups, but at the beginning of each stage you lose everything.

- TECHNICAL -

Taito X System hardware

Main CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 8 Mhz), Zilog Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2610 (@ 8 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 3

- TRIVIA -

Even if titlescreen says 1989, Gigandes was released in February 1990 in Japan.

- UPDATES -

The Japanese version has a different level order.

- CONTRIBUTE -

Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=953&o=2


Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 F0001F 00000063 FFFFFFFF Infinite Credits
00000000 F00B67 000000A0 FFFFFFFF Invincibility "ON" To be used when you blink
00000001 F00B67 00000000 FFFFFFFF Invincibility "OFF"
00000000 F00B87 00000005 FFFFFFFF 4th Unit Mode
62000000 000000 00000000 00000000 Select Perm. Front Weapon
00010000 F00B34 00000001 FFFFFFFF Shot
00010000 F00B34 00000002 FFFFFFFF Missile
00010000 F00B34 00000003 FFFFFFFF Laser
00010000 F00B34 00000004 FFFFFFFF Ball
62000000 000000 00000000 00000000 Select Perm. Back Weapon
00010000 F00B38 00000001 FFFFFFFF Shot
00010000 F00B38 00000002 FFFFFFFF Missile
00010000 F00B38 00000003 FFFFFFFF Laser
00010000 F00B38 00000004 FFFFFFFF Ball
62000000 000000 00000000 00000000 Select Perm. Upper Weapon
00010000 F00B36 00000001 FFFFFFFF Shot
00010000 F00B36 00000002 FFFFFFFF Missile
00010000 F00B36 00000003 FFFFFFFF Laser
00010000 F00B36 00000004 FFFFFFFF Ball
62000000 000000 00000000 00000000 Select Perm. Lower Weapon
00010000 F00B3A 00000001 FFFFFFFF Shot
00010000 F00B3A 00000002 FFFFFFFF Missile
00010000 F00B3A 00000003 FFFFFFFF Laser
00010000 F00B3A 00000004 FFFFFFFF Ball
00000000 F00B3C 00000005 FFFFFFFF Maximum Power Front
00000000 F00B3E 00000005 FFFFFFFF Maximum Power Back
00000000 F00B3D 00000005 FFFFFFFF Maximum Power Upper
00000000 F00B3F 00000005 FFFFFFFF Maximum Power Lower
00000001 F00BDE 00000002 FFFFFFFF Upper Shot Right upper
00000001 F00BDE 00000004 FFFFFFFF Upper Shot Upper
00000001 F00BDE 00000006 FFFFFFFF Upper Shot Left upper
00000001 F00BE2 0000000A FFFFFFFF Lower Shot Left upper
00000001 F00BE2 0000000C FFFFFFFF Lower Shot Upper
00000001 F00BE2 0000000E FFFFFFFF Lower Shot Right upper
00000000 F00B99 00000014 FFFFFFFF Quick Direction Change Mode
00000000 F00B99 00000013 FFFFFFFF No Direction Change Mode
00000000 F00BDA 00000010 FFFFFFFF No Rotate Mode
60000000 000000 00000000 00000000
00000000 F00B92 00000079 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL1
00000000 F00BBA 00000079 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL2

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file
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