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Eight Forces

| 1994
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Units produced: Tecmo
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy8way), Buttons(2)
Number of Players: 2
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MAME folder name: eightfrc

Display: raster 384x224 @ 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: 1536; Savestate: unsupported

Roms:
u63.bin with 524288kb
sha1:b25a27a67ae828d8fcf2c8d9d373ebdaacce9c4e crc:4c3f8366
u64.bin with 524288kb
sha1:1ed78c90bf876f24c2859a73a71764189cebddbe crc:f561ff2e
u66.bin with 1048576kb
sha1:469d185dc942bd4b54babf1d528e0e420f31d88b crc:6fad2b7f
u68.bin with 1048576kb
sha1:eabbae2142cad3eef6a94d542ea03221c8228e94 crc:c17aad22
u69.bin with 1048576kb
sha1:f17300d3cf990ef5c11056fd922f8cae0b2c918f crc:82ec08f1
u70.bin with 1048576kb
sha1:0fed6fb498dcfc1276facd0ecd2dfde45ff671f2 crc:dfdb67a3
uy2-u3.u4 with 262144kb
sha1:ea243e6064b76bc5d6e831362ac9611a48ac94a7 crc:6f2d8618
uy2-u4.u3 with 262144kb
sha1:5277b7a15934e60e0ca305c318fb02d0ffb99d42 crc:f1f249c5
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 Forces (c) 1994 Tecmo, Limited.

A vertically scrolling shoot'em up.

- TECHNICAL -

Runs on the Seta 1st Generation System Hardware.

Main CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 16 Mhz)
Sound Chips : X1-010 (@ 16 Mhz)

Screen Orientation : Vertical
Video Resolution : 384 x 224 Pxels.
Screen Refresh : 60.00 Hz
Palette Colors : 1536

Players : 2
Control : 8-Way Joystick
Buttons : 2
=> Shoot, Bomb

- TRIVIA -

Eight Forces was released in August 1994.

- STAFF -

Producer: Mitsugu
Programmers: Mitsugu, Morizo
Planners: Kibandoo Jun, Masked-K, Duka
Graphic: Wataru, Iwakai, Arimoto
Sound: Hanaoka, Okuda, Nakanisi

- CONTRIBUTE -

Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=742&o=2


Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 201D50 00000007 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL1
00000000 201D43 00000007 FFFFFFFF Infinite Bombs PL1
00000000 201D47 00000004 FFFFFFFF Always have Max Fire Power PL1
00000000 201D45 000000FF FFFFFFFF Invincibility "ON" PL1
00000001 201D45 00000001 FFFFFFFF Invincibility "OFF" PL1
60000000 000000 00000000 00000000
00000000 201BA8 00000007 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL2
00000000 201B9B 00000007 FFFFFFFF Infinite Bombs PL2
00000000 201B9F 00000004 FFFFFFFF Always have Max Fire Power PL2
00000000 201B9D 000000FF FFFFFFFF Invincibility "ON" PL2
00000001 201B9D 00000001 FFFFFFFF Invincibility "OFF" PL2

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file
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