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Caliber 50

| 1989
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Units produced: Athena / Seta
Controls/Input Device: Control(dial), Buttons(2)
Number of Players: 2
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MAME folder name: calibr50

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

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

Roms:
uh001002.7a with 65536kb
sha1:2454d9c758fa623d4d81a9230871b67d31d16cef crc:7aecc3f9
uh001003.9a with 65536kb
sha1:8a48511b628e85b72fda0968d813f4faebd0c418 crc:0d30d09f
uh001005.u61 with 262144kb
sha1:f53ff257ce3d95f945a6befcfb61f1b570f0eafe crc:4a54c085
uh001006.ux2 with 524288kb
sha1:fd7807e9a8dd5a88df1fcd13746b44a33adbc0fa crc:fff52f91
uh001007.ux1 with 524288kb
sha1:eb8bbaeaf4af07e178100ff16b228b537aa36272 crc:b6c19f71
uh001008.ux6 with 524288kb
sha1:1db666db20efce1efe5b5769b8e3c78bbf508466 crc:7aae07ef
uh001009.ux0 with 524288kb
sha1:d090e49b3a897729c7fb05f9386939448fe1d3d9 crc:f85da2c5
uh001010.u3x with 524288kb
sha1:8f6c2fca271fed21a1c04e93c3f50dc41348ae30 crc:f986577a
uh001011.u50 with 524288kb
sha1:e2ab49dbabc139e6b276401340085ccab1ae3892 crc:08620052
uh001012.u46 with 524288kb
sha1:0c8f570ef4454b10a023e0c463001c22a8cf99cd crc:bb996547
uh001013.u60 with 524288kb
sha1:57c68d05074ea4a1e133be2ce6e25c594f04a712 crc:09ec0df6
uh002001.u45 with 262144kb
sha1:2aee8a7bce549ef7d7b35d1c248ebbdbc906e38d crc:eb92e7ed
uh002004.u41 with 262144kb
sha1:d6ee7654354ac9f1dc7add1ef9f68a147b6f2953 crc:5a0ed31e
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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Romset: 2016 kb / 8 files / 457.8 zip


Credits Mameinfo and Mametesters Project Robert J. Rabgno et al.
History.dat entry:
Cal. 50 - Caliber Fifty (c) 1989 Taito America Corp.

An overhead shoot'em up. Soldiers must destroy a variety of attacking enemies using their guns and hand grenades.

- TECHNICAL -

Game ID : UH

Main CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 8 Mhz), M65C02 (@ 2 Mhz)
Sound Chips : X1-010 (@ 16 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Vertical
Video resolution : 240 x 384 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz
Palette colors : 512

Players : 2
Control : dial
Buttons : 2

- TRIVIA -

Released in September 1989. Licensed to Taito America Corp. by Seta USA.

All the speech in the game are the voice of Jun Aida.

- STAFF -

Produced by : Jun Fujimoto
Directed by : Noboru Miyamari
Screen play by : Noboru Miyamari
Based on the Novels by Viet Nam 1972.
Art direction : Mitsuhiro Takeda
Music direction : Tak Suzuki (Goblin Sound)
Original music composers (Goblin Sound) : Hiroshi Taguchi, Tak Suzuki, Zero Yotsumoto
Sound effects editor : Noboru Miyanari
Sound mixer / editor : Tak Suzuki (Goblin Sound)
Sound programmer : Noboru Miyanari
Titles : Mitsuhiro Takeda
Hardware designer : Nobuyuki Nonaka
Custom chip designed by Digital Magic Lab.
Programmer : Noboru Miyanari
Character designers : Mitsuhiro Takeda, Asako Kumura, Miyuki Kasajima
Background designer : Tomokazu Sunaga
Special effects : KII System
Controller designers : Yoshikazu Ikegai
Assemblers : Akihiro Aranaga, Toshio Sasho and many others
Marketing : Tohru Ishikawa, Yasuhiro Ota
Parts department : Mikio Harada, Masayuki Iwata
Graphic tools designed by : Hiroyuki Watanabe
Development system designed by : Keiji Ishikawa

- PORTS -

* Consoles :
Sega Mega Drive

- CONTRIBUTE -

Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=371&o=2


Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 FF0F39 00000009 FFFFFFFF Infinite Credits
60000000 000000 00000000 00000000
00000000 FF0E33 00000099 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL1
00000000 FF2519 00000063 FFFFFFFF Infinite Grenades PL1
20800000 0807E2 00000060 FFFFFFFF Invincibility PL1
00000000 FF05AA 00000001 FFFFFFFF Speed Up movement PL1
60000000 000000 00000000 00000000
00000000 FF0E35 00000099 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL2
00000000 FF253D 00000063 FFFFFFFF Infinite Grenades PL2
20800000 0808AA 00000060 FFFFFFFF Invincibility PL2

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file
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