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Balloon Brothers

| 1992
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Units produced: East Technology
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy8way), Buttons(3)
Number of Players: 2
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MAME folder name: ballbros

Display: raster 384x240 @ 60.00Hz (60.00 pixclock)
Sound: 2 channels

Emulated in MAME via driver taito_x.c:
Status: good; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: good; Color: good
Palette size: 2048; Savestate: unsupported

Roms:
0 with 131072kb
sha1:18cf607fa06c095d088b80cea2a1e507d19c7126 crc:1cc584e5
1 with 131072kb
sha1:c859e3b1d3b481f38cfe47576efc1dcdbe6cde28 crc:8196d624
10a with 131072kb
sha1:817817169aee075d52411bdbe568514511760386 crc:4af0e858
2 with 131072kb
sha1:205ae0aa3ded11766ae8f6fe7d08fefff17a9b73 crc:bb441717
3 with 131072kb
sha1:51fe5c6ef007c188b2f51ad2225753d2b403e35a crc:ec3e0537
5a with 131072kb
sha1:7be06761a19e1dc5d1404d1920797b406421e365 crc:0b983a69
8d with 65536kb
sha1:00451991b4c793487b156f9be2b2e4688325ff24 crc:d1c515af
east-10 with 524288kb
sha1:b29f30a8ff1286c65b741353b6551918a45bcafe crc:ca0ac419
east-11 with 524288kb
sha1:e781f24761b7a923388f4cda64c7b31388fd64c5 crc:92111f96
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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* 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 Brothers (c) 1992 East Technology.

A puzzle game similar to "Tetris" but with different colored balloons in different shapes. Instead of falling blocks, the balloons float to the top. Completing a full row across will make that row disappear.

- TECHNICAL -

Taito X System hardware

Main CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 8 Mhz), Zilog Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2610 (@ 8 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 3

- TRIVIA -

Released in September 1992.

- CONTRIBUTE -

Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=175&o=2


Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 F0201B 00000009 FFFFFFFF Infinite Credits
00100000 F00624 00009999 FFFFFFFF Maximum Lines PL1
00100000 F00626 00009999 FFFFFFFF Maximum Lines PL22)

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file
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