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Pac-Man (Hearts)

| 1981

Release type:
Units produced: hack
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy4way)
Number of Players: 2
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SoundMix: Mono
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MAME folder name: pacheart

Display: raster 288x224 @ 60.61Hz (60.61 pixclock)
Sound: 1 channels

Emulated in MAME via driver pacman.c:
Status: good; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: good; Color: good
Palette size: 512; Savestate: supported

1.6e with 2048kb
sha1:c4486198b3126bb8e05a308c53787e51065f77ae crc:d844b679
2.6f with 2048kb
sha1:9b5ddaaa8b564654f97af193dbcc29f81f230a25 crc:7d177853
3.6h with 2048kb
sha1:a97d7016effbd2ace9a7d92ceb04a6ce18fb42f9 crc:9045a44c
7.6n with 2048kb
sha1:c2b5917bf13071131dd53ea76f0da86706db2d80 crc:888f3c3e
82s123.7f with 32kb
sha1:8d0268dee78e47c712202b0ec4f1f51109b1f2a5 crc:2fc650bd
82s126.1m with 256kb
sha1:bbcec0570aeceb582ff8238a4bc8546a23430081 crc:a9cc86bf
82s126.3m with 256kb
sha1:0c4d0bee858b97632411c440bea6948a74759746 crc:77245b66
82s126.4a with 256kb
sha1:19097b5f60d1030f8b82d9f1d3a241f93e5c75d6 crc:3eb3a8e4
chg2 with 2048kb
sha1:79bb456be6c39c1ccd7d077fbe181523131fb300 crc:3591b89d
pacheart.ch1 with 2048kb
sha1:f6f28ae33c2ab274105283b22b49ad243780a95e crc:c62bbabf
pacheart.ch3 with 2048kb
sha1:833aa845824ed80777b62f03df36a920ad7c3656 crc:ca8c184c
pacheart.ch4 with 2048kb
sha1:53771c573051db43e7185b1d188533056290a620 crc:1b1d9096
pacheart.pg2 with 2048kb
sha1:b6be2cb6bc7dd123503eb6bf1165dd1c99456813 crc:b9152a38
pacheart.pg4 with 2048kb
sha1:40e32d09cc8d701eb318716493a68cf3f95d3d6d crc:842d6574
pacheart.pg7 with 2048kb
sha1:9a320790d7a03fd6192a92d30b3e9c754bbc6a9d crc:f5265c10
pacheart.pg8 with 2048kb
sha1:d5367a327d19fb57ba5e484bd4fda1b10953c040 crc:1a21a381
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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* 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:
Newpuc1 (c) 1981 Unibox.


Main CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 3.072 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Namco (@ 96 Khz)

Players : 2
Control : 4-way Joystick
Buttons : 1


This game is a French hack of "PuckMan". Newpuc1 uses the same maze format as "New Puck-X", including the extra sets of tunnels. All of the dots have been changed into the shape of hearts.

When the hero eats a power pill, rather than turning blue, the ghosts all change into the shape that appears in the second part of the third intermission of "PuckMan", when the ghost runs away with his cape dragging behind him (except that they are not dragging any capes behind them here). They are the same color as the hearts, and they flash red when the energizer is about to wear off.


The ghosts have their original Japanese name/nickname combinations.

The copyright message at the bottom of the title screen reads 'NEWPUC1'. The coin-up screen adds the year of release to the copyright message.

All messages in the coin-up screen, as well as the 'READY!' and 'GAME OVER' messages beneath the ghost pen, are in French.

At the top of the game screen, instead of 'HIGH SCORE', it says 'UNIBOX'


The scoring format for this hack is identical to that of "New Puck-X".


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Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00100000 4E14 00000506 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives
20A00000 1774 003CE0C3 FFFFFFFF Invincibility
20A10000 3CE0 000420A7 FFFFFFFF Invincibility (2/4) 1st = jp $3CE0, 2nd = and a/jp nz, $3CE7
20B10000 3CE3 1764C3AF FFFFFFFF Invincibility (3/4) xor a/jp $1764 (Normal Ghost)
20B10000 3CE7 1777C3AF FFFFFFFF Invincibility (4/4) xor a/jp $1777 (Blue Ghost)
20800000 180B 00000001 FFFFFFFF Enable Speed Hack This will greatly speed up your character.
00500001 4E0D 000001E0 FFFFFFFF Finish this Level Quick Now! You will either finish this level straight away or after another 20 dots
00000001 4E0E 000000F4 FFFFFFFF Finish this Level Now!
62000000 0000 00000000 00000000 Select Starting Level For the best effect deactivate this cheat after you've started the Level
00090000 4E0A 0000007E 00000068 Strawberry
00098000 4E13 00000001 00000000 Strawberry (2/2)
00090000 4E0A 0000007F 00000068 1st Orange
00098000 4E13 00000002 00000000 1st Orange (2/2)
00090000 4E0A 00000080 00000068 2nd Orange
00098000 4E13 00000003 00000000 2nd Orange (2/2)
00090000 4E0A 00000081 00000068 1st Apple
00098000 4E13 00000004 00000000 1st Apple (2/2)
00090000 4E0A 00000082 00000068 2nd Apple
00098000 4E13 00000005 00000000 2nd Apple (2/2)
00090000 4E0A 00000083 00000068 1st Pineapple
00098000 4E13 00000006 00000000 1st Pineapple (2/2)
00090000 4E0A 00000084 00000068 2nd Pineapple
00098000 4E13 00000007 00000000 2nd Pineapple (2/2)
00090000 4E0A 00000085 00000068 1st Galaxian
00098000 4E13 00000008 00000000 1st Galaxian (2/2)
00090000 4E0A 00000086 00000068 2nd Galaxian
00098000 4E13 00000009 00000000 2nd Galaxian (2/2)
00090000 4E0A 00000087 00000068 1st Bell
00098000 4E13 0000000A 00000000 1st Bell (2/2)
00090000 4E0A 00000088 00000068 2nd Bell
00098000 4E13 0000000B 00000000 2nd Bell (2/2)
00090000 4E0A 00000087 00000068 1st Key
00098000 4E13 0000000C 00000000 1st Key (2/2)
00090000 4E0A 00000088 00000068 2nd Key
00098000 4E13 0000000D 00000000 2nd Key (2/2)
62000000 0000 00000000 00000000 Select Level (for Practice) Do NOT use in conjunction with the standard Select Starting Level cheat
00010000 4E13 00000000 FFFFFFFF Cherry
00010000 4E13 00000001 FFFFFFFF Strawberry
00010000 4E13 00000002 FFFFFFFF 1st Orange
00010000 4E13 00000003 FFFFFFFF 2nd Orange
00010000 4E13 00000004 FFFFFFFF 1st Apple
00010000 4E13 00000005 FFFFFFFF 2nd Apple
00010000 4E13 00000006 FFFFFFFF 1st Pineapple
00010000 4E13 00000007 FFFFFFFF 2nd Pineapple
00010000 4E13 00000008 FFFFFFFF 1st Galaxian
00010000 4E13 00000009 FFFFFFFF 2nd Galaxian
00010000 4E13 0000000A FFFFFFFF 1st Bell
00010000 4E13 0000000B FFFFFFFF 2nd Bell
00010000 4E13 0000000C FFFFFFFF 1st Key
00010000 4E13 0000000D FFFFFFFF 2nd Key
00010000 4E13 000000FF FFFFFFFF Split-Screen (Unplayable)
00010000 4E13 000000FE FFFFFFFF No maze or dots(Unfinishable)
62000000 0000 00000000 00000000 Select Ghost Changeback Speed
00110000 4DBD 00000000 FFFFFFFF Stay blue until eaten
00110000 4DBD 00000258 FFFFFFFF Slow
00110000 4DBD 00000168 FFFFFFFF Moderate
00110000 4DBD 000000F0 FFFFFFFF Quick
00110000 4DBD 00000078 FFFFFFFF Lightning
00110000 4DBD 00000001 FFFFFFFF No change to blue
60000000 0000 00000000 00000000 ---------------------
60000000 0000 00000000 00000000 Ghost Status Cheats
60000000 0000 00000000 00000000 ---------------------
00000000 4DA7 00000001 FFFFFFFF Red always blue
00000000 4DA8 00000001 FFFFFFFF Pink always blue
00000000 4DA9 00000001 FFFFFFFF Green always blue
00000000 4DAA 00000001 FFFFFFFF Orange always blue
00000000 4DA5 00000000 FFFFFFFF Ghosts Always Edible (No Pts)
60000000 0000 00000000 00000000
20F00000 2BF3 FE07D22E FFFFFFFF Fix Split Screen Bug Fixes the bug with levels > 255 see here -
20D10000 2BF7 00002C3C FFFFFFFF Fix Split Screen Bug (2/5)
20810000 2C2F 00000012 FFFFFFFF Fix Split Screen Bug (3/5)
20E10000 2C33 0012D606 FFFFFFFF Fix Split Screen Bug (4/5)
20D10000 2FFC 00008B79 FFFFFFFF Fix Split Screen Bug (5/5)

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file