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Sky Skipper

| 1981
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Controls/Input Device: Control(joy8way), Buttons(2)
Number of Players: 2
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MAME folder name: skyskipr

Display: raster 512x448 @ 60.00Hz (60.00 pixclock)
Sound: 1 channels

Emulated in MAME via driver popeye.c:
Status: good; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: good; Color: good
Palette size: 304; Savestate: unsupported

Roms:
tnx1-c.2a with 4096kb
sha1:9a5f5959b9228912f810568ddad70daa81c4daac crc:bdc7f218
tnx1-c.2b with 4096kb
sha1:78edc384b75b7958906f887d11eb7cf235d6dc44 crc:cbe601a8
tnx1-c.2c with 4096kb
sha1:0712364ad8785a146c4a146cc688c4892dd59c93 crc:5ca79abf
tnx1-c.2d with 4096kb
sha1:949a8106a5b750bc15a5919786fb99f15cd9424e crc:6b7a7071
tnx1-c.2e with 4096kb
sha1:e4e12ea9e3140736d7543a274f3b266e58059356 crc:6b0c0525
tnx1-c.2f with 4096kb
sha1:2de42c379f18bfbd68fc64db24c9b0d38de26c29 crc:d1712424
tnx1-c.2g with 4096kb
sha1:86d51b5098dffc69330b28662b04bd906d962792 crc:8b33c4cf
tnx1-t.1a with 32kb
sha1:e7d3e68d153d646eaf12b263d58b07da2615399c crc:c2bca435
tnx1-t.1e with 4096kb
sha1:c1ab2af9c582e647e98836a87cb09fe4bcdaf19f crc:01c1120e
tnx1-t.2a with 256kb
sha1:522d21854aa11e24f3679163354ae4fb35619eff crc:aa7ff322
tnx1-t.2e with 4096kb
sha1:51a5677351e438e7ef2b3812ef5e0e610da6ef4d crc:70292a71
tnx1-t.3a with 256kb
sha1:6e5500639a2dca3c288619fb8bdd120eb49bf8e0 crc:8abf9de4
tnx1-t.3e with 4096kb
sha1:d11ff39932cec9b5408dc957bf825dcf1d00c027 crc:92b6a0e8
tnx1-t.3j with 256kb
sha1:5738303b2a9c79b7d06bcf20fdb4d9b29f6e2d96 crc:1c5c8dea
tnx1-t.4a with 32kb
sha1:89688d05c4c2d6f389da4e9c0c13e0f022f2d376 crc:98846924
tnx1-t.5e with 4096kb
sha1:3374b1c387df3a3eba6c523f7c13711260074a89 crc:cc5f0ac3
tnx1-v.3h with 2048kb
sha1:7fd2312d39fefe6237699e2916e0c313165755ad crc:ecb6a046
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:
Sky Skipper (c) 1981 Nintendo.

The wonder kingdom is conquered by giant gorillas the player controls a hero pilot and your mission is to save the king and the royal family and his aides have been kidnaped and caged you must rescue and release them, dropping bombs on gorillas to knock them and catch with your plane all the characters, maneuvering through the maze stay alert to replenish your fuel tank and avoiding colliding with the environment to clear the stage.

- TECHNICAL -

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

Screen orientation : Horizontal
Video resolution : 512 x 448 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz
Palette colors : 288

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

- TRIVIA -

Sky Skipper was released in August 1981 in Japan.

Some of clear stage tunes in the game sounds very similar like melodies of these contemporary games such: Donkey Kong, Donkey Kong Jr and Pinball.

- PORTS -

* Consoles :
Atari 2600 (1983)

- CONTRIBUTE -

Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=2463&o=2


Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 8FDA 00000009 FFFFFFFF Infinite Credits
00000000 81E2 0000006F FFFFFFFF Infinite Fuel
20800000 273B 000000C3 FFFFFFFF Invincibility
20810000 3380 000000C9 FFFFFFFF Invincibility (2/5) Part 1 "jp c"->"jp" Reduce loads of fuel when hit cloud/explosion & Part 2 "ret c"->"ret" for ground collision
20810000 1E06 00000018 FFFFFFFF Invincibility (3/5) "jr c"->"jr" for ape collision
20810000 168E 00000018 FFFFFFFF Invincibility (4/5) "jr z"->"jr" for ape shot collision altitude decrease
20810000 16A0 00000018 FFFFFFFF Invincibility (5/5) "jr z"->"jr" for cloud collision decrease
60000000 0000 00000000 00000000
00000000 8413 00000003 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL1
00000000 8513 00000003 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL2

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file
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