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SAR - Search And Rescue (World)

| 1989
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Controls/Input Device: Control(dial), Buttons(2)
Number of Players: 2
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MAME folder name: searchar

Display: raster 256x224 @ 59.19Hz (59.19 pixclock)
Sound: 1 channels

Emulated in MAME via driver snk68.c:
Status: good; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: good; Color: good
Palette size: 2048; Savestate: unsupported

Roms:
bh.5 with 65536kb
sha1:cf25b1def82545a1fd013822ab3cf02483074623 crc:53e2fa76
bh.7 with 32768kb
sha1:ec276984d91b5759a5e2b6815d1db2abc37b99f8 crc:b0f1b049
bh.8 with 32768kb
sha1:7b19087cd2ccc409878aefe7fa08bb2e9953d352 crc:174ddba7
bh.c1 with 524288kb
sha1:d63c7376aa5f01bc009176b23324e720bada4286 crc:1fb8f0ae
bh.c2 with 524288kb
sha1:992516fbb28d00feabbed5769fa3a5748199a7d8 crc:7c803767
bh.c3 with 524288kb
sha1:88d750293808bf6ea23864b22070314b14fbee3c crc:fd8bc407
bh.c4 with 524288kb
sha1:7645acf0beb4fff9ec92205dcf34124360cd52f6 crc:eede7c43
bh.c5 with 524288kb
sha1:e5ca39853779475b83fe37304e7bed2c293bd587 crc:1d30acc3
bh.c6 with 524288kb
sha1:e5c7797ae7a3139e1814b068c5ecfe5c6bf30d0f crc:9f785cd9
bh.v1 with 131072kb
sha1:224df4616b77a56f33974d3b1793473d48ad52ca crc:07a6114b
bhw.1 with 131072kb
sha1:f7e7985c8f5f8191c580e777e1b7ed29d944d23f crc:62b60066
bhw.2 with 131072kb
sha1:eddc192524a13b2c09bd2bddcd5f8e8b771ceb21 crc:e1430138
bhw.3 with 131072kb
sha1:fd41c74fd69d65713d8e1a9b8078328381119379 crc:ee1f9374
bhw.4 with 131072kb
sha1:0098b0a7fcb23de2661bbec9a05254aa46579bb2 crc:16d8525c
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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* 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:
SAR - Search and Rescue (c) 1989 SNK.

When a pioneer spaceship vanishes mysteriously. An investigation reveals that the spaceship crashed near a ravine due to unknown circumstances. Now two SAR (Search and Rescue) operatives are on a mission to find out what happened, and eliminate the alien threat.

- TECHNICAL -

Game ID : A8007 'BH'

Main CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 12 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)
Sound Chips : YM3812 (@ 4 Mhz), UPD7759 (@ 640 Khz)

Players : 2
Control : dial
Buttons : 2

- TRIVIA -

Released in December 1989 in Japan.

This was SNK's last game to use rotary joysticks.

Despite the game having an 1989 copyright, SAR - Search and Rescue was actually released sometime in 1990. A few months after SAR's release, SNK began to focus on the Neo-Geo hardware.

- UPDATES -

The US version is slightly different, it has the "Winners Don't Use Drugs" screen.

- STAFF -

Producer : Yanbaru
Graphic designers : Sick Of, U-Rakuchou, Chagera No2, Marochie, Tulip Nao
Music composer : Hinjakun
Boss : Eikichi Kawasaki
Programmers : Takoguti Kamen 001, Cock-A-Doodle-Doo
Hardware engineer : Crasher H.T.

- PORTS -

* Consoles :
Sony PSP (2011, "SNK Arcade Classic 0")

- CONTRIBUTE -

Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=2314&o=2


Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 40121 00000099 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL1
00000000 400F5 00000078 FFFFFFFF Invincibility PL1
00010000 40603 00000010 00000010 Invincibility PL1 (2/2)
62000000 00000 00000000 00000000 Select Weapon PL1
00010000 405FF 00000000 FFFFFFFF Normal
00010000 405FF 00000001 FFFFFFFF Flame Thrower
00010000 405FF 00000002 FFFFFFFF Rocket Laucher
60000000 00000 00000000 00000000
00000000 40123 00000099 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL2
00000000 40105 00000078 FFFFFFFF Invincibility PL2
00010000 40643 00000010 00000010 Invincibility PL2 (2/2)
62000000 00000 00000000 00000000 Select Weapon PL2
00010000 4063F 00000000 FFFFFFFF Normal
00010000 4063F 00000001 FFFFFFFF Flame Thrower
00010000 4063F 00000002 FFFFFFFF Rocket Laucher

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file
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