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area51t: MAME ROM Information.


Area 51 (c) 1995 Time Warner Interactive.


Released in February 1996 (even if titlescreen says 1995). This is a licensed product from Atari Games. For more information about the game itself, please see the original Atari Games entry.


Game's ROM.

MAME Info:

0.82u1 [Brian Troha]

0.79u2 [Brian Troha]

0.62 [Aaron Giles]

Artwork available

HardDisk required


- Crash at high-score screen. MrBadAxe (ID 03114)

- [possible] The language options don't work. El Condor / Luigi30 (ID 01154)

- area51, policetr: [possible] Aiming cursor not calibrating well. John IV (ID 00789)


- 0.140u2: Fixed rom names in clone Area 51 (Atari Games license).

- 0.137u3: Fixed rom names in clone Area 51 (Time Warner License).

- 11th February 2007: Mr. Do - We have a instruction card for Area 51.

- 0.82u1: Made R3000 version of Area 51 parent set [smf]. Renamed (area51) to (area51t) and (a51r3k) to (area51).

- 0.81u9: Changed description to 'Area 51 (Time Warner License)' and clone '(Oct 25, 1995)' to '(Atari Games License)'. Guru added new hard disk to Area 51 (Time Warner License).

- 27th April 2004: Guru - Got a local loan of Area 51 (Time Warner version), which I've dumped already. Thanks to Tony.

- 0.81u7: Brian Troha added clone Area 51 (R3000). Still needs speedup finding.

- 0.79u2: Brian Troha added Area 51 (Nov 15, 1995). Changed 'Area 51' to clone 'Area 51 (Oct 25, 1995)'. Renamed (area51) to (area51a).

- 10th February 2004: Brian Troha added a newer version of Area 51 to the Cojag driver.

- 0.75u1: Aaron Giles fixed 'Speedup' in clone Area 51 / Maximum Force Duo (R3000).

- 0.74u1: MAME now recognises off-screen shots with the Act-Labs gun in a way which works better with certain drivers (Area 51 etc.) [Bryan McPhail].

- 22nd November 2002: Aaron Giles fixed a palette management bug that affected Area 51.

- 0.62: Aaron Giles added Area 51 (Atari 1995).

- 30th October 2002: Aaron Giles sent in the long-delayed Cojag driver, supporting Area 51, Maximum Force and Vicious Circle complete with perfect sound emulation.


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Romset: 2048 kb / 4 files / 594.8 zip

Harddisk: 1.19 GB (CYLS: 2484, HEADS: 16, SECS: 63 - Compressed: 517.6)

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="area51t" sourcefile="jaguar.c" cloneof="area51" romof="area51">
              <description>Area 51 (Time Warner license)</description>
              <manufacturer>Atari Games (Time Warner license)</manufacturer>
              <rom name="136105-0003c.3h" size="524288" crc="e70a97c4" sha1="39dabf6bf3dc6f717a587f362d040bfb332be9e1" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="136105-0002c.3p" size="524288" crc="e9c9f4bd" sha1="7c6c50372d45dca8929767241b092339f3bab4d2" region="user1" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="136105-0001c.3m" size="524288" crc="6f135a81" sha1="2d9660f240b14481e8c46bc98713e9dc12035063" region="user1" offset="2"/>
              <rom name="136105-0000c.3k" size="524288" crc="94f50c14" sha1="a54552e3ac5c4f481ba4f2fc7d724534576fe76c" region="user1" offset="3"/>
              <disk name="area51t" sha1="d2865cc7b1bb08a4393a72013a90e18d8a8f9860" region="drive_0" index="0" writable="yes"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68EC020" clock="25000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="gpu" name="Jaguar GPU" clock="26000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Jaguar DSP" clock="26000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="dac1" name="DAC"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="dac2" name="DAC"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="360" height="240" refresh="59.922743" pixclock="7159090" htotal="456" hbend="42" hbstart="402" vtotal="262" vbend="17" vbstart="257" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="1" coins="4">
                     <control type="lightgun" minimum="0" maximum="255" sensitivity="70" keydelta="10"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="FAKE0" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="0"/>
              <slot name="drive_0">
                     <slotoption name="hdd" devname="hdd" default="yes"/>
              <slot name="drive_1">
                     <slotoption name="hdd" devname="hdd"/>

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