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Killer Comet

| 1980
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Units produced: GamePlan (Centuri license)
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy8way), Buttons(4)
Number of Players: 2
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MAME folder name: killcom

Display: raster 256x256 @ 59.20Hz (59.20 pixclock)
Sound: 1 channels

Emulated in MAME via driver gameplan.c:
Status: good; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: good; Color: good
Palette size: 0; Savestate: supported

Roms:
killcom.e1 with 2048kb
sha1:eb983d2df010c12cb3ffb584fceafa54a4e956b3 crc:bc19dcb7
killcom.e2 with 2048kb
sha1:a8769243adbdddedfda5f3c8f054e9281a0eca46 crc:a01cbb9a
killcom.f1 with 2048kb
sha1:414714e5a3f83916bd3ae54afe2cb2271ee9008b crc:ef652762
killcom.f2 with 2048kb
sha1:a0ea61ac30a4d191db619b7bfb697914e1500036 crc:bb3b4a93
killcom.g1 with 2048kb
sha1:635e4665042ddd9b8c0b9f275d4bcc6830dc6a98 crc:49cb13e2
killcom.g2 with 2048kb
sha1:a09238190d61684d943ce0acda25eb901d2580ac crc:86ec68b2
killcom.j1 with 2048kb
sha1:42f839ad295d3df457ced7886a0003eff7e6c4ae crc:33ef5ac5
killcom.j2 with 2048kb
sha1:d9003410a651221e608c0dd20d4c9c60c3b0febc crc:28d8c6a1
killsnd.e1 with 2048kb
sha1:a3ed7e11dec5d404f022c521256ff50aa6940d3c crc:77d4890d
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:
Killer Comet (c) 1980 Centuri.

An early shooter. You goal is the destroy the invading ships around the screen. You can only fire upwards.

- TECHNICAL -

Main CPU : MOS Technology M6502 (@ 894.75 Khz)
Sound CPU : MOS Technology M6502 (@ 894.75 Khz)
Sound Chips : General Instrument AY8910 (@ 1.7895 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal
Video resolution : 256 x 256 pixels
Screen refresh : 57.00 Hz
Palette colors : 8

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 4

- TRIVIA -

Released in October 1980.

Developed by GamePlan.

- CONTRIBUTE -

Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=1279&o=2


Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
20900000 D6C7 0000D6C9 FFFFFFFF Invincibility
20810000 D8A9 00000000 FFFFFFFF Invincibility (2/3) 1st = Comet, 2nd = Fire
20810000 D949 00000000 FFFFFFFF Invincibility (3/3) Enemy
00000000 001D 00000001 FFFFFFFF Stop Killer Comet Appearing
00000000 007E 00000005 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL1
00000000 007F 00000005 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL2

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file
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