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Vanguard II

| 1984
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Units produced: SNK
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy8way), Buttons(2)
Number of Players: 2
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MAME folder name: vangrd2

Display: raster 288x216 @ 60.00Hz (60.00 pixclock)
Sound: 1 channels

Emulated in MAME via driver snk.c:
Status: good; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: good; Color: good
Palette size: 1024; Savestate: unsupported

Roms:
mb7054.3j with 1024kb
sha1:766f1a0dd462eba64546c514004e6542e200d7c3 crc:506f659a
mb7054.4j with 1024kb
sha1:109a63c8c44608a8ad9183e7b5d269765cc5f067 crc:222133ce
mb7054.5j with 1024kb
sha1:1956377c799e0bbd127bf4fae016adc148efe007 crc:2e21a79b
p1.9a with 8192kb
sha1:5a737e0f0aa1a3a5296d1e1fec13b34aee970609 crc:bc9eeca5
p10.4kl with 8192kb
sha1:4eb152fdf39cb0024f71d5bdf1bfc79c2b8c2329 crc:5bfc04c0
p11.3kl with 8192kb
sha1:a2fcc3d24d0d3c7cc601620ae7a709f46b613c0f crc:620cd4ec
p12.1kl with 8192kb
sha1:d5ea9be2c1776b11abc77c944a653eeb73b27fc8 crc:8658ea6c
p13.1a with 8192kb
sha1:5042edc80b58f77b3576b5e6eb8c6460c8a35494 crc:912f22c6
p15.1e with 8192kb
sha1:4c9aa1f8b229410414cd67bac8cb10a14bea12f4 crc:85718a41
p2.12a with 8192kb
sha1:eccc85191d678a0115a113002a43203afd857a5b crc:58b08b58
p3.11a with 8192kb
sha1:b0ef7494888804ab5b4002730fb0232a7fd6797b crc:3970f69d
p4.14a with 8192kb
sha1:8007efb4ad948c8768e474fc77134f3ce52da1d2 crc:a95f11ea
p5.4a with 8192kb
sha1:12d45ff147f3ea9c9e898c3831874cd7c1a071b7 crc:e4dfd0ba
p6.6a with 8192kb
sha1:1c66f327d8e94dc6ac386e11fcc5eb17c9081434 crc:894ff00d
p7.7a with 8192kb
sha1:56c464bd055125ffc2da02d70137aa5efe5cd8f6 crc:40b4d069
p8.6a with 8192kb
sha1:4e659ac7e3ebaf85bc3ce5c9946fcf0af23083b4 crc:a3daa438
p9 with 8192kb
sha1:d52670ec50b1a07d6c2c537f67922063deacdeea crc:7aa0b684
p9.8a with 8192kb
sha1:b99ad1c2a79df50b0a60fdd43ca466f6cb38445b crc:9345101a
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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* 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:
Vanguard II (c) 1984 SNK.

- TECHNICAL -

Main CPU : (2x) Zilog Z80 (@ 3.36 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)
Sound Chips : (2x) General Instrument AY8910 (@ 2 Mhz), Namco (@ 31.25 Khz)

Screen orientation : Vertical
Video resolution : 224 x 288 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.61 Hz
Palette colors : 288

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

- TRIVIA -

Released in March 1984.

- SERIES -

1. Vanguard (1981)
2. Vanguard II (1984)

- CONTRIBUTE -

Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=3051&o=2


Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 F45D 00000009 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL1
00000000 F45E 00000009 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL2

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file
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