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Dark Tower

| 1992
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Units produced: Game Room
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy8way), Buttons(3)
Number of Players: 2
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MAME folder name: darktowr

Display: raster 256x240 @ 57.44Hz (57.44 pixclock)
Sound: 1 channels

Emulated in MAME via driver ddragon.c:
Status: good; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: good; Color: good
Palette size: 384; Savestate: supported

Roms:
21j-0-1 with 32768kb
sha1:da997d9cc7b9e7b2c70a4b6d30db693086a6f7d8 crc:9efa95bb
21j-2-3.25 with 32768kb
sha1:4b8f22225d10f5414253ce0383bbebd6f720f3af crc:5779705e
21j-6 with 65536kb
sha1:57c06d6ce9497901072fa50a92b6ed0d2d4d6528 crc:34755de3
21j-7 with 65536kb
sha1:3623e5ea05fd7c455992b7ed87e605b87c3850aa crc:904de6f8
21j-9 with 65536kb
sha1:f156c337f48dfe4f7e9caee9a72c7ea3d53e3098 crc:c6640aed
21j-d with 65536kb
sha1:9f2270f9ceedfe51c5e9a9bbb00d6f43dbc4a3ea crc:cb4f231b
21j-h with 65536kb
sha1:f177ba9c1c7cc75ff04d5591b9865ee364788f94 crc:65c7517d
21j-j with 65536kb
sha1:7953316712c56c6f8ca6bba127319e24b618b646 crc:5fb42e7c
21j-k-0 with 256kb
sha1:4c4f214229b9fab2b5d69c745ec5428787b89e1f crc:fdb130a9
21j-l-0 with 512kb
sha1:64f4c42a826d67b7cbaa8a23a45ebc4eb6248891 crc:46339529
63701.bin with 16384kb
sha1:e2a194e38633592fd6587690b3cb2669d93985c7 crc:f5232d03
68705prt.mcu with 2048kb
sha1:8e0c3b13c636012d88753d547c639b1a8af85680 crc:34cbb2d3
dt.109 with 65536kb
sha1:75382a3805dc333b196e119d28b5c3f320bd9f2a crc:15bdcb62
dt.111 with 65536kb
sha1:637372e4619472a958f4971b50a6fe0985bffc8b crc:59032154
dt.112 with 65536kb
sha1:9cca44be97260e730786db8244a0d655c86537aa crc:df3709d4
dt.113 with 65536kb
sha1:d0caa3c38e059d3ee48e3e801da36f67457ed542 crc:7b4bbf9c
dt.115 with 65536kb
sha1:1f07f424b2ab14a051f2c84b3d89fc5d35c5f20b crc:8a9f1c34
dt.116 with 65536kb
sha1:0008a41f307be96be91f491bdeaa1fa450dd0fdf crc:22cfa87b
dt.117 with 65536kb
sha1:d95b95a54c7ed87a27edb8660810dd89efa10c9f crc:750dd0fa
dt.20 with 32768kb
sha1:087e4e6511c5bed74ffbfd077ece55a756b13253 crc:860b0298
dt.24 with 32768kb
sha1:71c04287e4f2e792c98abdeb97fe70abd0d5e918 crc:523a5413
dt.26 with 32768kb
sha1:7d42d2ed8d09855241d98ed94bce140a314c2f66 crc:8134a472
dt.78 with 65536kb
sha1:202b46a2445eea5877e986a871bb0a6b76b88a6f crc:72c15604
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:
Dark Tower (c) 1992 The Game Room.

A simple yet playable platform game which is somewhat unique in that while the game itself is original (i.e. not a direct clone of another game) many of the game's component parts are NOT. See 'Trivia' for further details.

- TECHNICAL -

Main CPU : HD6309 (@ 3.579545 Mhz), Hitachi HD63701 (@ 1.193181 Mhz), Motorola M68705 (@ 4 Mhz)
Sound CPU : HD6309 (@ 3.579545 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2151 (@ 3.579545 Mhz), (2x) MSM5205 (@ 384 Khz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal
Video resolution : 256 x 240 pixels
Screen refresh : 57.44 Hz
Palette colors : 512

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

- TRIVIA -

Some sprite characters are ripped directly from Capcom's 1985 classic, "Ghosts 'n' Goblins" while the mummies are taken from another Capcom game, "Black Tiger". Most of the music and sfx are taken from Tecmo's "Double Dragon".

- STAFF -

Designed and programmed by : Kyle Hodgetts (K H)

- CONTRIBUTE -

Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=593&o=2


Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000301 083B 00000031 FFFFFFFF Select Starting Level Set on the title screen after you've inserted a credit
20800000 A198 00000000 FFFFFFFF Invincibility
20810000 A1E5 00000000 FFFFFFFF Invincibility (2/3) 1st & 2nd = Enemy
20810000 A59C 00000020 FFFFFFFF Invincibility (3/3) Fire
00000000 08C8 00000004 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL1
00000000 08C9 00000004 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL2

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file
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