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Meteoroids

| 1981
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Units produced: Venture Line
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy8way), Buttons(2)
Number of Players: 1
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MAME folder name: meteor

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

Emulated in MAME via driver spcforce.c:
Status: imperfect; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: good; Color: imperfect
Palette size: 64; Savestate: unsupported

Roms:
bm1v with 2048kb
sha1:e852bfe9d4b2d31801a840c1bacdd4386a93a22f crc:cc97c890
bm2v with 2048kb
sha1:1313b4e4adda074499153e4a42bc2c6b41b0ec7e crc:2858cf5c
gm1v with 2048kb
sha1:1cec7984cc5e3472c25c23f02179380c4a5b4076 crc:d44617e8
gm2v with 2048kb
sha1:16eba77b14c62b2a0ebea47a28d4d5d21d7a2234 crc:0997d945
rm1v with 2048kb
sha1:29b75333ea8103095a4d452636eea4a1055845e5 crc:d621fe96
rm2v with 2048kb
sha1:b6743d121a6b3ad8e8beebe1faff2678b89e7d16 crc:b3981251
vm1 with 2048kb
sha1:617e05523392e2ba2608ca13aa24d6601289fe87 crc:894fe9b1
vm2 with 2048kb
sha1:f911a3ccb8d63cf82a6dc8f069f3f498e9081656 crc:28685a68
vm3 with 2048kb
sha1:1eeb26caf7a1421ec2d570f71b8c4675ad7ea172 crc:c88fb12a
vm4 with 2048kb
sha1:93b77c77488aa954c35880439be6c7629448a3ea crc:c5b073b9
vm5 with 2048kb
sha1:0349ec5d0ca7f98ffdd96d7bf01cf096fe547f7a crc:b14ccd57
vm6 with 2048kb
sha1:3ce067c34b84e9559f195e7ef9939a78070693b1 crc:9969ec43
vm7 with 2048kb
sha1:b45275759f4003a22a32dc04227a98908bd140a9 crc:39f43ac2
vm8 with 2048kb
sha1:75666a4e46b6c433f1c1f8e76c30fd087354097b crc:a0508de3
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:
Meteoroids (c) 1981 Venture Line.

- TECHNICAL -

Main CPU : 8085A (@ 4 Mhz)
Sound CPU : I8035 (@ 768 Khz)
Sound Chips : (3x) Texas Instruments SN76496 (@ 2 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Vertical
Video resolution : 224 x 256 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz
Palette colors : 8

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

- TRIVIA -

This game is also known as "Space Force".

- CONTRIBUTE -

Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=1622&o=2


Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 4007 00000099 FFFFFFFF Infinite Credits
00000000 40E0 0000000B FFFFFFFF Invincibility
00000000 4102 0000001B FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL1
00000000 4202 0000001B FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL2

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file
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