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Eight Ball Action (Pac-Man conversion)

| 1985
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Units produced: Seatongrove Ltd (Magic Eletronics USA licence)
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy4way), Buttons(2)
Number of Players: 2
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MAME folder name: 8bpm

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

Emulated in MAME via driver pacman.c:
Status: good; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: good; Color: good
Palette size: 512; Savestate: supported

Roms:
8bpm.4a with 256kb
sha1:6f7d4d54706b49d58427a60c2e2a48bd26d160d4 crc:618505a0
8bpm.7f with 32kb
sha1:8d1db311941b8f821f949119d5ed2998a2fee80f crc:4cf54241
8bpmc.bin with 16384kb
sha1:04e5c548290095d1d0f873b6c2e639e6dbe8ff35 crc:1c894a6d
8bpmp.bin with 16384kb
sha1:9b15543895c70f5ee2b4f91b8af78a884453e4f1 crc:b4f7eba7
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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* 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:
Eight Ball Action (c) 1985 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. Pac-Man conversions now available!

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: $2300
8-Ball Action: Under $550

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 -

Pac-Man Conversion Kit
Main CPU: S2650 (@1.536MHz.)
Sound Chips: SN76496 (@3.072MHz.)

Screen orientation: Vertical.
Video Resolution: 256x224 pixels
Refresh rate: 60.606061Hz.
Palette Colours: 16

- TRIVIA -

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

- CONTRIBUTE -

Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=36823&o=2


Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 1CCF 00000099 FFFFFFFF Infinite Credits
00000000 1CC0 00000003 FFFFFFFF Infinite Balls PL1
00000000 1CC1 00000003 FFFFFFFF Infinite Balls PL2

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file
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