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Gold Bug

| 1982
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Units produced: Century Electronics
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy8way), Buttons(2)
Number of Players: 2
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MAME folder name: goldbug

Display: raster 240x248 @ 60.00Hz (60.00 pixclock)
Sound: 1 channels

Emulated in MAME via driver cvs.c:
Status: good; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: good; Color: good
Palette size: 2089; Savestate: unsupported

Roms:
5b.bin with 2048kb
sha1:5dfe89d7271092e665cdd5cd59d15a2b70f92f43 crc:f055a624
82s123.10k with 32kb
sha1:71d9830b33b1a8140b0fe1a2ba8024ba8e6e48e0 crc:b5221cec
82s185.10h with 2048kb
sha1:ec9bd220e75f7b067ede6139763ef8aca0fb7a29 crc:c205bca6
gb-cp1.bin with 2048kb
sha1:0a577b0faffd9d6807c39175ce213f017a5cc7f8 crc:80e1ad5a
gb-cp2.bin with 2048kb
sha1:0c6471a3517805a5c873857ff21ca94dfe91c24e crc:0a288b29
gb-cp3.bin with 2048kb
sha1:7f53b8ee6f87e6c8761d2200e8194a7d16d8c7ac crc:e5bcf8cf
gb-gp1.bin with 4096kb
sha1:35f27fb6b5e3f76ddaf2c074b3391931e679df6e crc:8deb7761
gb-gp2.bin with 4096kb
sha1:9868eae2486687772bf0bf71b82e461a882ae1ab crc:135036c1
gb-gp3.bin with 4096kb
sha1:b3cbfeb4fc2bf1bbe0befab793fcc5e7e6ff804c crc:d48b1090
gb-gp4.bin with 4096kb
sha1:7f814b059f6b9c62e8a83c1753da5e8780b09411 crc:c8053205
gb-gp5.bin with 4096kb
sha1:25c4ca59b4c96a22bc42b41adbf3cc33373cf85e crc:eca17472
gb-sdp1.bin with 4096kb
sha1:29fffaa12639f3b19db818ad374d09fbf9c7fb98 crc:c8a4b39d
gb-sp1.bin with 2048kb
sha1:578937058d56e5c9fba8a2204ddbb59a6d23dec7 crc:5d0205c3
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)


Other Emulators:

* 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:
Gold Bug (c) 1982 Century Electronics.

A "Dig Dug"-style game.

- TECHNICAL -

CVS [Convertable Video System] Hardware.

Main CPU : S2650 (@ 894.886 Khz)
Sound CPU : S2650 (@ 894.886 Khz)
Sound Chips : (2x) DAC, TMS5110 (@ 640 Khz)

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

- TRIVIA -

Steve Peterson holds the official record for this game with 173,740 points.

- CONTRIBUTE -

Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=976&o=2


Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 1D7D 00000099 FFFFFFFF Infinite Credits
00000000 1D6D 00000005 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL1
00000000 1D6E 00000005 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL2

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file
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