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| 1993

Release type:
Units produced: Face
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy8way), Buttons(1)
Number of Players: 2
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SoundMix: Stereo
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MAME folder name: nost

Display: raster 320x224 @ 60.00Hz (60.00 pixclock)
Sound: 2 channels

Emulated in MAME via driver mcatadv.c:
Status: good; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: good; Color: good
Palette size: 4096; Savestate: unsupported

nos-b0-0.u58 with 1048576kb
sha1:678fa3dc739323bda6d7bbb1c7a573c976d69356 crc:0214b0f2
nos-b0-1.u59 with 524288kb
sha1:94c48614782ce6405965bcf6029e3bcc24a6d84f crc:3f8b6b34
nos-b1-0.u60 with 1048576kb
sha1:516d6e0c4dc6fb12ec9f30877ea1c582e7440a19 crc:ba6fd0c7
nos-b1-1.u61 with 524288kb
sha1:1862645b8d6216c3ec2b8dbf74816b8e29dea14f crc:dabd8009
nos-pe-u.bin with 524288kb
sha1:e1dbbe5bf554c7c5731cc3079850f257417e3caa crc:4b080149
nos-po-u.bin with 524288kb
sha1:db5351ff9a05f602eceae62c0051c16ae0e4ead9 crc:9e3cd6d9
nos-ps.u9 with 262144kb
sha1:86fc481b1849f378c88593594129197c69ea1359 crc:832551e9
nos-se-0.u82 with 1048576kb
sha1:466540989d7b1b7f6dc7acbae74f6a8201973d45 crc:9d99108d
nos-se-1.u84 with 1048576kb
sha1:89c51a9cb6b8d8ed3a357f5d8ac8399ff1c7ad46 crc:aad07607
nos-se-2.u86 with 524288kb
sha1:49aae72111334ff5cd0fd86500882f559ff921f9 crc:d99e6005
nos-so-0.u83 with 1048576kb
sha1:2e064cb5367b2839d736d339c4f1a44785b4eedf crc:7df0fc7e
nos-so-1.u85 with 1048576kb
sha1:831d36521693891f44e7adcc2ba63fef5d493821 crc:83d0012c
nos-so-2.u87 with 524288kb
sha1:4f7472b5a465e6cc6a5df520ebfe6a544739dd28 crc:f60e8ef3
nossn-00.u53 with 1048576kb
sha1:1bcad43792e985402db4eca122676c2c555f3313 crc:3bd1bcbc
Mameinfo.dat entry:
0.37b10 [Yochizo]


- 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


* 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:
Nostradamus (c) 1993 Face Company, Limited.

A great vertical scrolling shooter.

On July 1999, a nuclear catastrophe succumbed the planet earth in a absolute destruction and darkness, countries are underwater and ruined, only a few survivors have resisted the undermining and collapse of the humanity, two brave pilots will have the task of saving and defend the rest of world and help to rise from the ashes all the civilization.

Players control one of the two aircraft piloted by a male pilot named 'Dalas' and a female pilot named 'Joanna' and must shoot down hordes of enemies and avoid his attacks while pick up 'power items' to then defeat the level boss to advance to next levels.


Game ID : LINDA25

Main CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 16 Mhz), Zilog Z80 (@ 7 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2610 (@ 8 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-Way Joystick
Buttons : 1
=> Shoot


Nostradamus was released in September 1993.

Nostradamus, was a French apothecary and reputed seer who published collections of prophecies that have since become famous worldwide, known for his book Les Propheties, which appeared in 1555, since the publication of this book, which has rarely been out of print since his death, Nostradamus has attracted a following that, along with much of the popular press, credits him with predicting many major world events.


Main programmer : M. Nagasawa
Enemy programmers : N. Maruyama, F. Ohtani
BG graphics designers : C. Mutsukura, H. Nasu, K. Igarashi
Obj graphics designers : N. Oikawa, K. Higeta, D. Furuuchi, H. Noma
Music composers : Mika Nozawa, Matsudaira Ako
Sound effects : A. Iwanaga
Spec & Director : K. Igarashi


Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=1858&o=2

Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 10000E 00000009 FFFFFFFF Infinite Credits
00000301 10004F 00000008 FFFFFFFF Select the Starting Level Use on ship select screen
60000000 000000 00000000 00000000
00000000 1000FC 00000007 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL1
00000000 104001 00000000 FFFFFFFF Invincibility PL1
00000001 104001 00000001 FFFFFFFF Lose a Life Now! PL1
00000000 10401C 00000007 FFFFFFFF Always Maximum Shot Power PL1
00000001 10401D 00000004 FFFFFFFF Set Maximum Option Level PL1 Set after getting the option, don't set with no option !
00000000 1001CA 00000014 FFFFFFFF Always Maximum ?-Item Bonus PL1
00000000 1000FE 00000099 FFFFFFFF Always Have Maximum B-Chip PL1
00000000 1000E3 00000000 00000010 Rapid Fire PL1 Turn it OFF on the name entry screen
60000000 000000 00000000 00000000
00000000 1000FD 00000007 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL2
00000000 104081 00000000 FFFFFFFF Invincibility PL2
00000001 104081 00000001 FFFFFFFF Lose a Life Now! PL2
00000000 10409C 00000007 FFFFFFFF Always Maximum Shot Power PL2
00000001 10409D 00000004 FFFFFFFF Set Maximum Option Level PL2 Set after getting the option, don't set with no option !
00000000 1001CB 00000014 FFFFFFFF Always Maximum ?-Item Bonus PL2
00000000 1000FF 00000099 FFFFFFFF Always Have Maximum B-Chip PL2
00000000 1000E9 00000000 00000010 Rapid Fire PL2 Turn it OFF on the name entry screen
60000000 000000 00000000 00000000
20900000 000122 00000146 FFFFFFFF Skip RAM/ROM Check It's better to use together with Pre-Enable
20810000 0005E1 00000000 FFFFFFFF Skip RAM/ROM Check (2/3) 1st = ROM Check Skipping, 2nd = RAM Initialize
20910000 0005F8 00004ED2 FFFFFFFF Skip RAM/ROM Check (3/3) 3rd = RAM Check Skipping

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file