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Tank Force (US)

| 1991
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Units produced: Namco
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy8way), Buttons(3)
Number of Players: 2
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MAME folder name: tankfrce

Display: raster 288x224 @ 60.61Hz (60.61 pixclock)
Sound: 2 channels

Emulated in MAME via driver namcos1.c:
Status: good; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: good; Color: good
Palette size: 8192; Savestate: unsupported

Roms:
cus64-64a1.mcu with 4096kb
sha1:7a38c0cc2553c627f4ec507fb6e807cf7d537c02 crc:ffb5c0bd
tf1_chr0.bin with 131072kb
sha1:e873ed31fafae02a3c3d9127801a13f67cbdb5f4 crc:9e91794e
tf1_chr1.bin with 131072kb
sha1:f95e4100cad29a8972e4f435b4f9ee3cdc4f4504 crc:76e1bc56
tf1_chr2.bin with 131072kb
sha1:afedb4c6c1b02444ddb1757ac9808df1b94de2d8 crc:fcb645d9
tf1_chr3.bin with 131072kb
sha1:115f3b21e0546000076c3c4d588e5bdcc4cf50d5 crc:a8dbf080
tf1_chr4.bin with 131072kb
sha1:4a0c337fe614ebf66ee0fc3cfb05cad51a048fcf crc:51fedc8c
tf1_chr5.bin with 131072kb
sha1:0c05cdd6b1dc4f082b9ac0e4de252c3d72392bb0 crc:e6c6609a
tf1_chr8.bin with 131072kb
sha1:7e4b5fc92f7956477392f1e14c6edfc0cada2be0 crc:7d53b31e
tf1_obj0.bin with 131072kb
sha1:fedb972986efe5ff3bd6c75fa16f22f8267ee0b7 crc:4bedd51a
tf1_obj1.bin with 131072kb
sha1:65935c2d6072228fcb2fbca8808fc921db9e0ddd crc:df674d6d
tf1_prg0.bin with 131072kb
sha1:569d2754398b4276cf78a3dd038b5884778dc82e crc:2ae4b9eb
tf1_prg1.bin with 131072kb
sha1:1df46ccf0ad7260398b7965e3825e936ba357062 crc:4a8bb251
tf1_snd0.bin with 131072kb
sha1:de51b9b36e9a530a7f3c35672ec72c19b607af04 crc:4d9cf7aa
tf1_voi0.bin with 131072kb
sha1:38d54db0807c58152bd120c393bf63b68754e8ff crc:f542676a
tf1_voi1.bin with 131072kb
sha1:0aecf7ca6b65ddfcdcf74f8d412169ec800ba3a3 crc:615d09cd
tf1prg7.bin with 131072kb
sha1:91d2c1efbe156982beab24e437852d1c79dab412 crc:2ec28a87
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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* 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:
Tank Force (c) 1991 Namco.

- TECHNICAL -

Namco System 1 hardware
Game ID : TF

Main CPU : Motorola M6809 (@ 1.536 Mhz)
Sub CPU : Motorola M6809 (@ 1.536 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Motorola M6809 (@ 1.536 Mhz)
MCU : HD63701 (@ 1.536 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2151 (@ 3.57958), Namco advanced 8-channel stereo WSG, stereo DAC

Screen orientation : Horizontal
Video resolution : 288 x 224 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.61 Hz
Palette colors : 24-bit RGB palette

Players : 2
Control : 4-way joystick
Buttons : 1 (FIRE)

- TRIVIA -

Released in December 1991.

The round 17 is an illustration of "Pac-Man".

Victor Entertainment released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Namco Video Game Graffiti Vol.9 - VICL-8089) on 22/09/1993.

- UPDATES -

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

- SERIES -

1. Tank Battalion (1980)
2. Vs. Battle City (1985)
3. Tank Force (1991)

- STAFF -

Producers : Masaya Nakamura, K. Sawano
Director : Wan Wan
Game designers : Mr. Demo, Y. Kounoe
Programmer : Boku
Graphic designers : Mr. Demo, Mita Chan
Music composer : John
Adviser : Devil, S. Shimizu

- CONTRIBUTE -

Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=2832&o=2


Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00080300 027B 00000023 00000000 Select Starting Round
00000000 02E2 00000001 FFFFFFFF Freeze All Enemy Tanks
00010000 02E4 00000001 FFFFFFFF Freeze All Enemy Tanks (2/2)
00000000 02E7 00000065 FFFFFFFF Invincible Command
00010000 7CD0 00000014 FFFFFFFF Invincible Command (2/9)
00010000 7CD4 00000014 FFFFFFFF Invincible Command (3/9)
00010000 7CD8 00000014 FFFFFFFF Invincible Command (4/9)
00010000 7CDC 00000014 FFFFFFFF Invincible Command (5/9)
00010000 7D60 00000014 FFFFFFFF Invincible Command (6/9)
00010000 7D6C 00000014 FFFFFFFF Invincible Command (7/9)
00010000 7DF0 00000014 FFFFFFFF Invincible Command (8/9)
00010000 7DFC 00000014 FFFFFFFF Invincible Command (9/9)
00100000 027C 00004500 FFFFFFFF Air Strike Never Happens The air strike kills you, so you don't want it.
00100001 027C 00000000 FFFFFFFF Air Strike Now!
60000000 0000 00000000 00000000
00000000 0297 00000087 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL1
00000000 43A3 0000007B FFFFFFFF Invincibility PL1
00010000 43A6 0000007B FFFFFFFF Invincibility PL1 (2/2)
00000000 43B6 00000008 FFFFFFFF Infinite Time PL1
00010000 43B7 00000000 FFFFFFFF Infinite Time PL1 (2/2)
00000000 439A 0000000F FFFFFFFF Max Shot Power PL1
62000000 0000 00000000 00000000 Select Tank Speed PL1
00010000 438A 00000001 FFFFFFFF Normal
00010000 438A 00000002 FFFFFFFF Faster
00010000 438A 00000003 FFFFFFFF Fastest
62000000 0000 00000000 00000000 Select Tank Type PL1
00010000 43B2 00000000 FFFFFFFF Normal
00010000 43B2 00000001 FFFFFFFF Normal + Better Ammo
00010000 43B2 00000002 FFFFFFFF 4 Way
00010000 43B2 00000003 FFFFFFFF Heavy
00010000 43B2 00000004 FFFFFFFF Twin
00010000 43B2 00000005 FFFFFFFF Wave
00010000 43B2 00000006 FFFFFFFF Small
00010000 43B2 00000007 FFFFFFFF Small + Better Ammo
60000000 0000 00000000 00000000
00000000 0298 00000087 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL2
00000000 4323 0000007B FFFFFFFF Invincibility PL2
00010000 4326 0000007B FFFFFFFF Invincibility PL2 (2/2)
00000000 4336 00000008 FFFFFFFF Infinite Time PL2
00010000 4337 00000000 FFFFFFFF Infinite Time PL2 (2/2)
00000000 431A 0000000F FFFFFFFF Max Shot Power PL2
62000000 0000 00000000 00000000 Select Tank Speed PL2
00010000 430A 00000001 FFFFFFFF Normal
00010000 430A 00000002 FFFFFFFF Faster
00010000 430A 00000003 FFFFFFFF Fastest
62000000 0000 00000000 00000000 Select Tank Type PL2
00010000 4332 00000000 FFFFFFFF Normal
00010000 4332 00000001 FFFFFFFF Normal + Better Ammo
00010000 4332 00000002 FFFFFFFF 4 Way
00010000 4332 00000003 FFFFFFFF Heavy
00010000 4332 00000004 FFFFFFFF Twin
00010000 4332 00000005 FFFFFFFF Wave
00010000 4332 00000006 FFFFFFFF Small
00010000 4332 00000007 FFFFFFFF Small + Better Ammo

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file
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