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andromed: MAME ROM Information.


Andromeda (c) 1979 IPM Corp.

Exciting Space Game! Mysterious Enemies Attack The Earth! Players' Beam-Cannon can be moved from side to side by the lever. Beams to destroy 'ANDROMEDA-SHIPS' are fired by pressing the button. When all 'ANDRO-SHIPS' are destroyed, a new screen image of all ships will appear again. Bonus points shown at the bottom of the screen will be added to player's total points, as player resumes the game.


Cocktail cabinet dimensions : 25~29'' High x 33'' Wide x 22'' Deep.

Cocktail cabinet weight : 99 lbs.

Main CPU : M6502 (@ 2.5 Mhz)

Players : 2

Control : 2-way joystick

Buttons : 1


Released in July 1980.


Stationary Andro-ship : 10 points.

Attacking Andro-ship : 40 points.

Commander Ship : 500~900 points.

Each time the pattern changes : Bonus points.

An additional Beam-Cannon is won by player when player have gained 5000 points.


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.74u2 [?]

0.68 [?]

Samples required (IPM Invader)


* Dump missing rom am08 (epoxy module?)


- 0.128u3: Changed M6502 CPU1 clock speed to 781250 Hz and VSync to 61.783314 Hz.

- 0.122u4: Changed M6502 CPU1 clock speed to 625000 Hz and VSync to 60.012483 Hz. Added Samples sound and 'Unknown 1-6' dipswitches.

- 0.74u2: Added Andromeda (Japan?) (Irem 1979).

- 0.68: Added Andromeda (Japan?) (Testdriver).

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Astro Fighter

Super Astro Fighter (DECO Cassette)

Astro Wars

Cosmic Alien



Ozma Wars

Sky Love


Mad Alien

Magical Spot

Magical Spot II

Moon Cresta

Moon Quasar


Space Trek

Speak & Rescue


UniWar S



Defend the Terra Attack on the Red UFO

Terranean (DECO Cassette)


Romset: 9 kb / 9 files / 7.60 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="andromed" sourcefile="m10.c" sampleof="ipminvad">
              <description>Andromeda (Japan?)</description>
              <rom name="am1" size="1024" crc="53df0152" sha1="d27113740094d219b0e05a930d8daa4c22129183" region="maincpu" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="am2" size="1024" crc="dab64957" sha1="77ced520f8e78bb08ddab4213646cf55d834e63e" region="maincpu" offset="1400"/>
              <rom name="am3" size="1024" crc="f983f35c" sha1="1bfee6cf7d18b56594831f2efa7dcc53b47d7e30" region="maincpu" offset="1800"/>
              <rom name="am4" size="1024" crc="09f20717" sha1="c54c9b7d16b40a7ab49eac255906b43b03939d2b" region="maincpu" offset="1c00"/>
              <rom name="am5" size="1024" crc="518a3b88" sha1="5e20c905c2190b381a105327e112fcc0a127bb2f" region="maincpu" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="am6" size="1024" crc="ce3d5fff" sha1="c34178aca9ffb8b2dd468d9e3369a985f52daf9a" region="maincpu" offset="2400"/>
              <rom name="am7" size="1024" crc="30d3366f" sha1="aa73bba194fa6d1f3909f8df517a0bff07583ea9" region="maincpu" offset="2800"/>
              <rom name="am8" size="1024" status="nodump" region="maincpu" offset="2c00"/>
              <rom name="am9" size="1024" crc="a1c8f4db" sha1="bedf5d7126c7e9b91ad595188c69aa2c043c71e8" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="am10" size="1024" crc="be2de8f3" sha1="7eb3d1eb88b4481b0dcb7d001207f516a5db32b3" region="gfx1" offset="400"/>
              <sample name="1"/>
              <sample name="2"/>
              <sample name="3"/>
              <sample name="4"/>
              <sample name="5"/>
              <sample name="6"/>
              <sample name="7"/>
              <sample name="8"/>
              <sample name="9"/>
              <sample name="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="M6502" clock="781250"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="samples" name="Samples"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="270" width="240" height="224" refresh="61.783314" pixclock="6250000" htotal="360" hbend="8" hbstart="248" vtotal="281" vbend="16" vbstart="240" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="1" coins="1">
                     <control type="joy" ways="2"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSW" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="2"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown 1" tag="DSW" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="4"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown 2" tag="DSW" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown 3" tag="DSW" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="16"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown 4" tag="DSW" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="32"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown 5" tag="DSW" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="64"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown 6" tag="DSW" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="128"/>
              <configuration name="Cabinet" tag="CAB" mask="1">
                     <confsetting name="Upright" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <confsetting name="Cocktail" value="1"/>
              <configuration name="Demo Sounds" tag="CAB" mask="2">
                     <confsetting name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <confsetting name="On" value="2"/>
              <driver status="preliminary" emulation="preliminary" color="imperfect" sound="preliminary" graphic="good" cocktail="preliminary" savestate="supported" palettesize="16"/>

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