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Mermaid

| 1982
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Units produced: [Sanritsu] Rock-ola
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy8way), Buttons(1)
Number of Players: 2
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MAME folder name: mermaid

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

Emulated in MAME via driver mermaid.c:
Status: good; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: good; Color: good
Palette size: 68; Savestate: unsupported

Roms:
col_a.96 with 32kb
sha1:00a5888ad028fabeb7369eed33be5cd49b6b7bb0 crc:ef87bcd6
col_b.95 with 32kb
sha1:a864612c2c33acddfa9993ed10a1d63d2e3f145d crc:ca48abdd
g960_32.15 with 4096kb
sha1:c59485a712cf1cd384f03874c693b58e972fe4da crc:8311f090
g960_33.16 with 4096kb
sha1:4098e98c9d95f7e621de061925374154a23c5d35 crc:9f274fc4
g960_34.17 with 4096kb
sha1:bcf1e24b7584d18f9e85a8b4aec6f03bb1034150 crc:5f910179
g960_35.18 with 4096kb
sha1:f5bb0b9895c5e2facc5ae9db9f1bed44e14d308a crc:db1868a1
g960_36.19 with 4096kb
sha1:993479d9fadf1c4d3f44ce030f2d6197ecfceb9d crc:178a3567
g960_37.20 with 4096kb
sha1:1a888bd1829b9f12dd820c49785bea6bc8edab04 crc:7d602527
g960_38.21 with 4096kb
sha1:48d3aebb01c01c51acaccd1a4582ab21e6ed1104 crc:bf9f623c
g960_39.22 with 4096kb
sha1:b466cf1abbf0703d6fbacc86c65d254ef310ba27 crc:df0db390
g960_40.23 with 4096kb
sha1:fe6903c11363ed4c34b29226df58e833150cc525 crc:fb7aba3f
g960_41.24 with 4096kb
sha1:ab1659a933af4d49daeacd70072f6c1197181c20 crc:d022981d
g960_42.39 with 4096kb
sha1:9a1836f39f328b0c9672976d95a9ece45bb9e89f crc:287840bb
g960_43.26 with 4096kb
sha1:f2c20e03427a2f5a113c6a4cf95875b77a0ec418 crc:6f077417
g960_44.76 with 4096kb
sha1:673a214fc41b923191b4136c0cf39fc5efa970ba crc:fd76074e
g960_45.77 with 4096kb
sha1:dd7ea4ef674f0495a87fc1929ea14852e8d8d338 crc:1f6b735e
g960_46.78 with 4096kb
sha1:45b4055497c785218e2aaaffa86d732912555821 crc:50c117cd
g960_47.79 with 4096kb
sha1:722483989c611b6396538dd3b357589262f366e3 crc:3b7d4ad0
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:
Mermaid (c) 1982 Rock-ola.

A windsurfing sport game.

- TECHNICAL -

Main CPU: Zilog Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)
Sound Chips: (2x) General Instrument AY8910 (@ 1.5 Mhz)

Players: 2
Control: 8-way joystick
Buttons: 1

- TRIVIA -

Mermaid was released in April 1982.

This game is also known as "Yachtsman".

- STAFF -

Developed by: Sanritsu

- CONTRIBUTE -

Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=1608&o=2


Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 C005 00000063 FFFFFFFF Infinite Credits
00000000 C261 00000009 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives
20900000 400B 00004021 FFFFFFFF Invincibility
20910000 4011 00004021 FFFFFFFF Invincibility (2/7) 1st & 2nd = Avoid sudden death bug
20A10000 4183 0041AFC3 FFFFFFFF Invincibility (3/7) Flag
20910000 420B 0000435B FFFFFFFF Invincibility (4/7) Little Wave
20910000 4210 0000435B FFFFFFFF Invincibility (5/7) Big Wave
20A10000 4561 0041AFC3 FFFFFFFF Invincibility (6/7) Object 1
20A10000 48A2 0041AFC3 FFFFFFFF Invincibility (7/7) Object 2
20900000 400B 00004021 FFFFFFFF Avoid Sudden Death Bug Enables you to pass several points where sudden death can occur
20910000 4011 00004021 FFFFFFFF Avoid Sudden Death Bug (2/2)

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file
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