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Balloon Bomber

| 1980
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Units produced: Taito
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy8way), Buttons(1)
Number of Players: 2
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MAME folder name: ballbomb

Display: raster 260x224 @ 59.54Hz (59.54 pixclock)
Sound: 1 channels

Emulated in MAME via driver 8080bw.c:
Status: imperfect; Emulation: good
Graphic: imperfect; Sound: imperfect; Color: good
Palette size: 0; Savestate: unsupported

Roms:
mb7052.2c with 256kb
sha1: crc:
tn01 with 2048kb
sha1:7c17b046bdfca6ab107b7e68ba9bde6ca590c3d4 crc:551585b5
tn02 with 2048kb
sha1:a15656818cd730d9bc98d00ff1e7fe3f860bd624 crc:7e1f734f
tn03 with 2048kb
sha1:2bf72f813750cef8fad572a18fb8e9fd5bf38804 crc:d93e20bc
tn04 with 2048kb
sha1:1f6b258431b7eb878853ff979e4d97a05fb6b797 crc:d0689a22
tn05-1 with 2048kb
sha1:b9f8ba38161ef4f0940c274e9d93fed4bb7db017 crc:5d5e94f1
tn06 with 1024kb
sha1:b638605ba2043fdca4c5e18755fa5fa81ed3db07 crc:7ec554c4
tn07 with 1024kb
sha1:839581c4e58cb7b0c2c14cf4f239220017cc26eb crc:deb0ac82
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:
Balloon Bomber (c) 1980 Taito.

Shoot and destroy balloon bombs dropped from a bi-plane.

- TECHNICAL -

CPU Board Number : AA017757
Audio/IO Board Number : CV070005
ROM Board Number : AA017756A
Prom Stickers : TN01-09

Main CPU : Intel 8080 (@ 1.9968 Mhz)
Sound Chips : SN76477 (@ 1.9968 Mhz), Discrete circuitry

Players : 2
Control : 2-way joystick
Buttons : 1

- TRIVIA -

Balloon Bomber was released in March 1980.

Also released as a cocktail model. In Japan, the cocktail version is known as "T.T Balloon Bomber".

- SCORING -

Balloon: 50 pts.
Bomb & Balloon attached: 100 pts.
Bomb dropped from Ballon: 150 pts.
Bomb dropped from plane: 50 pts.

Mystery points are scored when you make 3 hits in succession.

- PORTS -

* Consoles :
Sony PlayStation 2 [JP] (August 25, 2005) "Taito Memories Gekan [Model SLPM-66092]"
Sony PlayStation 2 [AU] (March 30, 2006) "Taito Legends 2 [Model SLES-53852]"
Sony PlayStation 2 [EU] (March 31, 2006) "Taito Legends 2 [Model SLES-53852]"
Sony PlayStation 2 [US] (May 16, 2007) "Taito Legends 2 [Model SLUS-21349]"

* Handhelds :
Sony PSP [AS] (January 3, 2006) "Taito Memories Pocket [Model UCAS-40040]"
Sony PSP [JP] (January 5, 2006) "Taito Memories Pocket [Model ULJM-05076]"
Sony PSP [KO] (February 10, 2006) "Taito Memories Pocket"
Sony PSP [EU] (October 6, 2006) "Taito Legends Power-Up [Model ULES-00473]"
Sony PSP [AU] (November 9, 2006) "Taito Legends Power-Up [Model ULES-00473]"
Sony PSP [US] (May 17, 2007) "Taito Legends Power-Up [Model ULUS-10208]"

- CONTRIBUTE -

Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=174&o=2


Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 20E7 00000009 FFFFFFFF Infinite Credits
20800000 0CC8 000000C3 FFFFFFFF Invincibility
20910000 0D1C 00000D1E FFFFFFFF Invincibility (2/3) 1st = Bomb, 2nd = Pit (Right)
20910000 0D39 00000D3B FFFFFFFF Invincibility (3/3) Pit (Left)
20800100 1480 00000009 FFFFFFFF Select Bullet Speed
20800000 0D1F 00000004 FFFFFFFF Moving Speed Up
20810000 0D3C 000000FC FFFFFFFF Moving Speed Up (2/2)
00000000 2083 000000C8 FFFFFFFF Stop bombs falling freely
00000000 2015 00000000 FFFFFFFF Rapid Fire
60000000 0000 00000000 00000000
00000000 2127 00000003 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL1
00000000 2227 00000003 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL2

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file
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