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Eight Ball Action (DK conversion)

| 1984
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Units produced: Seatongrove Ltd (Magic Eletronics USA licence)
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy8way), Buttons(1)
Number of Players: 2
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MAME folder name: 8ballact

Display: raster 256x224 @ 60.61Hz (60.61 pixclock)
Sound: 1 channels

Emulated in MAME via driver dkong.c:
Status: good; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: good; Color: good
Palette size: 521; Savestate: supported

Roms:
82s147.prm with 512kb
sha1:f4171f8650818c017d58ad7131a7aff100b1b99c crc:46e5bc92
8b-dk.3h with 2048kb
sha1:0d7d35fd271d796e884a33071b83c000b91208a0 crc:a8752c60
8b-dk.3n with 2048kb
sha1:29d34792b9193edcdac427367c360d6f01e1e094 crc:44830867
8b-dk.3p with 2048kb
sha1:7e6ddb8999f07888ac49441ed8cf6496e8db3caa crc:6148c6f2
8b-dk.5a with 4096kb
sha1:5dfb121aa87bc5e6efadd9412b9f8d360c3dabd3 crc:d45866d4
8b-dk.5b with 4096kb
sha1:5a45514ea59cd92092523d116b0dc4a1f8fc46b7 crc:f836a962
8b-dk.5c with 4096kb
sha1:79fc89d9474ac23cda56f6af27db77aba964f395 crc:9ec87baa
8b-dk.5e with 4096kb
sha1:fd5661dbb4617a1daff7949ef030b8572bdebb85 crc:166c1c9b
8b-dk.7c with 2048kb
sha1:81fd6f038988843d7ef1c57af75253e497a6f57b crc:e34409f5
8b-dk.7d with 2048kb
sha1:6c469f8edbc6dd02e1821972a503e634f920e221 crc:b4dc37ca
8b-dk.7e with 2048kb
sha1:d434efc89226d28d24e858186fab9aff0e476deb crc:655af8a8
8b-dk.7f with 2048kb
sha1:6b2ee88e96a1b74193f12f4fa64a6705f17557b1 crc:a29b2763
8b.2e with 256kb
sha1:e128e7d7c71ec61b934651c29648d0d2fc69e306 crc:c7379a12
8b.2f with 256kb
sha1:9a7c5329f211b13d5a757fdac761d7096d78b65a crc:116612b4
8b.2n with 256kb
sha1:a9c246fd01cb3ff371ad33b55d5b2fe4898c4d1b crc:30586988
pls153h.bin with 235kb
sha1: crc:
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:
Eight Ball Action (c) 1984 Magic Electronics, Incorporated.

DO YOU WANT A WINNER
Here it is!
8-BALL ACTION

It's priced right to give you phenomenal return on investment. It's a simple conversion that enables you to convert quickly and easily those old Donkey Kong and Donkey Kong Jr. games

No Wiring or Soldering
Don't miss out - Remember Birdie King

Most operators waited and waited and waited and missed a lot of action with their indecision. This 8-Ball Action game appeals to the same type of player. It's an agressive, competitive exciting sporting game. The only difference:

Birdie King: $2500
8-Ball Action: Under $400

If you don't believe this game will take the same action as Birdie King, ask your distributor to prove it to you.

AVAILABLE FOR IMMEDIATE DELIVERY

Save your old Donkey Kong and Donkey Kong Jr.
We will make them earn for you today!

PROOF:
Atlas Music Company of Providence tested two games of 8-Ball Action. They now have 25 on location. Louie, the buyer at Atlas made the following comment: Doing Great! Game play Realistic. Will even play against regular poll tables. Has possibility of longevity compared to most videos. Can't believe the price!

- TECHNICAL -

Donkey Kong Conversion Kit
Main CPU: S2650 (@1.536MHz.)
Sound CPU:MB8884 (@6MHz.)

Screen orientation: Vertical.
Video Resolution: 256x224 pixels
Refresh rate: 60.606061Hz.
Palette Colours: 256

- TRIVIA -

Developed by Seatongrove, Ltd. for Magic Electronics, Inc.

- CONTRIBUTE -

Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=741&o=2


Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 1D8B 00000017 FFFFFFFF Infinite Credits
00000000 1D7C 00000003 FFFFFFFF Infinite Balls PL1
00000000 1D7D 00000003 FFFFFFFF Infinite Balls PL2

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file
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