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alibaba: MAME ROM Information.


Ali Baba and 40 Thieves (c) 1982 Sega.

A maze game where you play as the famous Arabian thief who must fend off and kill the 40 thieves who are trying to steal your money.


Main CPU : Z80 (@ 3.072 Mhz)

Sound Chips : Namco 3-channel WSG (@ 96 Khz)

Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 224 x 288 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.61 Hz

Palette colors : 16

Players : 2

Control : 4-way joystick

Buttons : 1


Released during March 1982.

Ali Baba and 40 Thieves is based on the classic Arabian folk tale of the same name.


Thieves : 200 points.

Captain Thief : 800 points.

Mystery : 100 points.


* Computers :

MSX (1984)


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.35b12 [Zsolt Vasvari]


* Hook up mystery item


- 0.143u8: f205v added clone 'Mustafa and 40 Thieves (bootleg)'. Fixed user1 rom length.

- 0.78u5: Pierpaolo Prazzoli added extra roms to Ali Baba. Added proms ($0, 20) and user1 rom ($0). The colors are fixed now. The user1 rom is unknown, the 1st and 2nd half are identical (mistery items ?).

- 11th March 2000: Zsolt Vasvari fixed some 8080bw and alibaba driver problems.

- 0.36RC2: Added missing player button.

- 0.36RC1: Added sound1 prom ($0 - timing).

- 13th February 2000: Nicola Salmoria fixed the bad sound of Ali Baba.

- 0.35b12: Zsolt Vasvari added 'Ali Baba and 40 Thieves' (Sega 1982).

- 26th April 1999: Zsolt Vasvari sent in a Pacman driver with support for "Ali Baba and 40 Thieves".

LEVELS: 99 (endless)

Other Emulators:

* FB Alpha

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Romset: 33 kb / 15 files / 19.4 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="alibaba" sourcefile="pacman.c">
              <description>Ali Baba and 40 Thieves</description>
              <rom name="6e" size="4096" crc="38d701aa" sha1="4e886a4a17f441f6d1d213c4c433b40dd38eefbc" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="6f" size="4096" crc="3d0e35f3" sha1="6b9a1fd11db9f521417566ae4c7065151aa272b5" region="maincpu" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="6h" size="4096" crc="823bee89" sha1="5381a4fcbc9fa97574c6df2978c7500164df75e5" region="maincpu" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="6k" size="4096" crc="474d032f" sha1="4516a60ec83e3c3388cd56f538f49afc86a50983" region="maincpu" offset="3000"/>
              <rom name="6l" size="4096" crc="5ab315c1" sha1="6f3507ad10432f9123150b8bc1d0fb52372a412b" region="maincpu" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="6m" size="2048" crc="438d0357" sha1="7caaf668906b76d4947e988c444723b33f8e9726" region="maincpu" offset="a000"/>
              <rom name="5e" size="2048" crc="85bcb8f8" sha1="986170627953582b1e6fbca59e5c15cf8c4de9c7" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="5h" size="2048" crc="38e50862" sha1="094d090bd0563f75d6ff1bfe2302cae941a89504" region="gfx1" offset="800"/>
              <rom name="5f" size="2048" crc="b5715c86" sha1="ed6aee778295b0182d32846b5e41776b5b15420c" region="gfx1" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="5k" size="2048" crc="713086b3" sha1="a1609bae637207a82920678f05bcc10a5ff096de" region="gfx1" offset="1800"/>
              <rom name="82s123.e7" size="32" crc="2fc650bd" sha1="8d0268dee78e47c712202b0ec4f1f51109b1f2a5" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="82s129.a4" size="256" crc="3eb3a8e4" sha1="19097b5f60d1030f8b82d9f1d3a241f93e5c75d6" region="proms" offset="20"/>
              <rom name="82s126.1m" size="256" crc="a9cc86bf" sha1="bbcec0570aeceb582ff8238a4bc8546a23430081" region="namco" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="82s126.3m" size="256" crc="77245b66" sha1="0c4d0bee858b97632411c440bea6948a74759746" region="namco" offset="100"/>
              <rom name="ab7.bin" size="2048" crc="52294ef5" sha1="1d76e16c95cb2873d898a4151a902113fccafe1c" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="3072000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="namco" name="Namco" clock="96000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="90" width="288" height="224" refresh="60.606061" pixclock="6144000" htotal="384" hbend="0" hbstart="288" vtotal="264" vbend="0" vbstart="224" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="1" coins="2">
                     <control type="joy" ways="4"/>
              <dipswitch name="Rack Test (Cheat)" tag="IN0" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="IN1" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coinage" tag="DSW1" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="3"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Free Play" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSW1" mask="12">
                     <dipvalue name="1" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="12"/>
              <dipswitch name="Bonus Life" tag="DSW1" mask="48">
                     <dipvalue name="10000" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="15000" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="20000" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="None" value="48"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSW1" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW1" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <driver status="preliminary" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" protection="preliminary" savestate="supported" palettesize="512"/>

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