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Rally X (Midway)

| 1980

Release type:
Units produced: [Namco] (Midway license)
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy4way), Buttons(1)
Number of Players: 2
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SoundMix: Mono
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MAME folder name: rallyxm

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

Emulated in MAME via driver rallyx.c:
Status: good; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: good; Color: good
Palette size: 260; Savestate: unsupported

1b with 4096kb
sha1:b6029e9730f1694894fe8b729ac0ba8d6712dea9 crc:5882700d
1e with 4096kb
sha1:8aa75f10d695f4b3483c4bf7030b733318fd3bf3 crc:786585ec
1h with 4096kb
sha1:23e0855c2c9300f2068711d160fcdfaedd07832f crc:110d7dcd
1k with 4096kb
sha1:f0a37ccc48c97c53672f754ca2ac37dc0dc91a9f crc:473ab447
8e with 4096kb
sha1:30bc57263e8dad870c501c76bce6f42d69ab9e00 crc:277c1de5
rx-1.11n with 32kb
sha1:70c1c9610ba6f1ead77f347e7132958958bccb31 crc:c7865434
rx-2.4n with 32kb
sha1:4f84162db9d58b64742c67dc689eb665b9862fb3 crc:8f574815
rx-4.2m with 256kb
sha1:0c4d0bee858b97632411c440bea6948a74759746 crc:77245b66
rx-5.3p with 256kb
sha1:3e6da9d798f5e07fa18d6ce7d0b148be98c766d5 crc:4bad7017
rx-6.8m with 256kb
sha1:7a3800be410e306cf85753b9953ffc5575afbcd6 crc:3c16f62c
rx-7.8p with 256kb
sha1:617864d3df0917a513e8255ad8d96ae7a04da5a1 crc:834d4fda
rx1-3.7k with 32kb
sha1:26fad384ed7a1a1e0ba719b5578e2dbb09334a25 crc:b8861096
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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Romset: 2016 kb / 8 files / 457.8 zip

Credits Mameinfo and Mametesters Project Robert J. Rabgno et al.
History.dat entry:
Rally-X (c) 1981 Midway Mfg. Co.

Export version by Bally/Midway for North America. Game developed in Japan by Namco. For more information about the game, please see the original Namco entry.


[Upright model]
[No. 935]


Rally-X was released in January 1981 in North America by Bally/Midway under license from Namco.

In the introduction to the bonus stages, the Namco version misspelled 'Challenging' as 'Charanging'. This was corrected in this export version.

In 1981, "Defender", "Pac-Man", and "Battlezone" were shown alongside Rally-X at a trade show sponsored by the Amusement Machine Operators of America. It was believed that Rally-X would be the top money-earner. Defender went on to sell more than 60,000 units - more than disproving these projections - and cemented its place in video game history.

A Midway Rally-X unit appears in the 1982 movie 'Tron'.


NOTE: Only ports released in North America are listed here. For ports released in other regions, please see the original Namco entry.

* Consoles :
Sony PlayStation [US] (July 31, 1996) "Namco Museum Vol.1 [Model SLUS-00215]"
Microsoft XBOX [US] (August 30, 2005) "Namco Museum - 50th Anniversary [Model NMO-2201A-NM]"
Nintendo GameCube [US] (August 30, 2005) "Namco Museum - 50th Anniversary [Model DOL-G5NE-USA]"
Sony PlayStation 2 [US] (August 30, 2005) "Namco Museum - 50th Anniversary [Model SLUS-21164]"
Microsoft XBOX 360 [US] (November 4, 2008) "Namco Museum - Virtual Arcade [Model 21022]"
Nintendo Wii [US] (November 16, 2010) "Namco Museum Megamix"

* Handhelds :
Sony PSP [US] (August 23, 2005) "Namco Museum Battle Collection [Model ULUS-10035]"
Nintendo Gameboy Advance [US] (August 30, 2005) "Namco Museum - 50th Anniversary [Model AGB-B5NE-USA]"

* Computers :
PC [MS Windows, CD-ROM] [US] (July 31, 1998) "Microsoft Revenge of Arcade"
PC [MS Windows, CD-ROM] [US] (October 25, 2005) "Namco Museum - 50th Anniversary"

* Others :
Arcade [US] (1996) "Namco Classics Collection Vol.2"
Namco Classics TV Game [US] (2003) by Jakk's Pacific
Arcade [US] (2010) "Pac-Man's Arcade Party"


Edit this entry:

Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 824C 00000002 FFFFFFFF Invincibility
00000000 81B0 00000002 FFFFFFFF Always 3 red cars
00000000 824E 00000000 FFFFFFFF No red cars per level
00000000 824E 00000001 FFFFFFFF Only 1 red car per level
00000000 824E 00000007 FFFFFFFF 7 red cars per level
00000000 8251 00000000 FFFFFFFF No rocks
00000000 8088 00000088 FFFFFFFF Red car 1 doesn't move
00000000 80A8 00000088 FFFFFFFF Red car 2 doesn't move
00000000 80C8 00000088 FFFFFFFF Red car 3 doesn't move
00000000 80E8 00000088 FFFFFFFF Red car 4 doesn't move
00000000 8108 00000088 FFFFFFFF Red car 5 doesn't move
00000000 8128 00000088 FFFFFFFF Red car 6 doesn't move
00000000 8148 00000088 FFFFFFFF Red car 7 doesn't move
00000000 8168 00000088 FFFFFFFF Red car 8 doesn't move Only there in later levels!
62000000 0000 00000000 00000000 Select Car Speed
00110000 8027 00000020 FFFFFFFF Very Slow
00110000 8027 000000C0 FFFFFFFF Slow
00110000 8027 00000220 FFFFFFFF Normal Speed
00110000 8027 00000520 FFFFFFFF Very Fast
00110000 8027 00000A20 FFFFFFFF Ultra Fast
60000000 0000 00000000 00000000
00000000 800F 00000004 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL1
00000020 826B 00000006 00000006 Infinite Fuel PL1
00000000 8010 00000004 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL2
00000020 826D 00000006 00000006 Infinite Fuel PL2
60000000 0000 00000000 00000000
20900000 384E 00000003 FFFFFFFF Skip RAM/ROM Check

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file