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M-4

| 1977
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Units produced: Midway
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy8way), Buttons(2)
Number of Players: 2
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M-4 VGMuseum Game Endings
M-4 on CAESAR
M-4 high score and replay at MARP
M-4 on datObase
MAME folder name: m4

Display: raster 260x224 @ 59.54Hz (59.54 pixclock)
Sound: 2 channels

Emulated in MAME via driver mw8080bw.c:
Status: imperfect; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: imperfect; Color: good
Palette size: 0; Savestate: supported

Roms:
m4.e with 2048kb
sha1:3f3b99b33135e144c111d2ebaac8f9433c269bc5 crc:b6983238
m4.f with 2048kb
sha1:449204a50efd3345cde815ca5f1fb596843a30ac crc:9ded9956
m4.g with 2048kb
sha1:a7b74851979aaaa16496e506c487a18df14ab6dc crc:0e84b9cb
m4.h with 2048kb
sha1:b81b4001c90ac6db25edd838652c42913022d9a9 crc:9ee2a0b5
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)


Other Emulators:

* 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:
M-4 (c) 1977 Midway.

- TECHNICAL -

Game No. 626

Main CPU : Intel 8080 (@ 1.9968 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal
Video resolution : 256 x 224 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz
Palette colors : 2

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

- TRIVIA -

Released in November 1977.

Developed by Arcade Engineering (their first game!) for Midway.

- STAFF -

Designed by : Jack Pearson

- CONTRIBUTE -

Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=1420&o=2


Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 20B9 00000099 FFFFFFFF Infinite Time

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file
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