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asuka: MAME ROM Information.


Asuka & Asuka (c) 1988 Taito.

A vertically scrolling shoot'em up.


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 8 Mhz), Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2151 (@ 4 Mhz), MSM5205 (@ 384 Khz)

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


* Consoles :

Sony PlayStation 2 [JP] (January 27, 2007; "Taito Memories II Joukan [Model SLPM-66649]")

Sony PlayStation 2 (2007, "Taito Memories II Vol. 1") : Japan only


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.37b9 [David Graves, Brian Troha]


- 0.123u3: RansAckeR added DIP locations to Asuka & Asuka.

- 0.122u6: Corrado Tomaselli verified CPU frequencies in Asuka & Asuka.

- 0.115u4: Corrado Tomaselli added clone Asuka & Asuka (Japan). Changed parent description to 'Asuka & Asuka (World)'.

- 6th June 2007: Corrado Tomaselli dumped Asuka & Asuka (Japan). Original Japan PCB.

- 0.106u3: Added 'Bonus Life' and removed 'Unknown' dipswitches.

- 0.90u3: Replaced ADPCM sound with MSM5205 (384000 Hz).

- 23rd May 2001: David Graves added state saving support to the Asuka driver.

- 0.37b11: Added 'Continue' dipswitch.

- 0.37b9: David Graves and Brian Troha added Asuka & Asuka (Japan) (Taito 1988). Known issues: $e6a init code clearing TC0100SCN areas is erroneous. It only clears 1/8 of the BG layers; then it clears way too much of the rowscroll areas [0xc000, 0xc400] causing overrun into next 64K block. Asuka is one of the first Taito games using the TC0100SCN. They didn't bother using its FG (text) layer facility, instead placing text in the BG/sprite layers.

- 13th October 2000: David Graves further improved the new Taito drivers' groundwork and fixed sprite / tile priorities in the Asuka & Asuka driver games.

- 6th October 2000: David Graves sent in a bit improved Taito Z driver with no playable games, but he also sent a driver for another Taito system supporting the following games: Asuka & Asuka, Maze of Flott, Galmedes, U.N. Defense Force: Earth Joker.

- 20th October 1998: Dumped Asuka & Asuka (World).


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Romset: 2048 kb / 9 files / 602.8 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="asuka" sourcefile="asuka.c">
              <description>Asuka &amp; Asuka (World)</description>
              <manufacturer>Taito Corporation</manufacturer>
              <rom name="b68-13.bin" size="131072" crc="855efb3e" sha1="644e02e207adeaec7839c824688d88ab8d046418" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="b68-12.bin" size="131072" crc="271eeee9" sha1="c08e347be4aae929c0ab95ff7618edaa1a7d6da9" region="maincpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="b68-03.bin" size="524288" crc="d3a59b10" sha1="35a2ff18b64e73ac5e17484354c0cc58bc2cd7fc" region="maincpu" offset="80000"/>
              <rom name="b68-01.bin" size="524288" crc="89f32c94" sha1="74fbb699e05e2336509cb5ac06ed94335ff870d5" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="b68-02.bin" size="524288" crc="f5018cd3" sha1="860ce140ae369556d03d5d78987b87c0d6070df5" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="b68-07.bin" size="65536" crc="c113acc8" sha1="613c61a78df73dcb0b9c9018ae829e865baac772" region="gfx2" offset="80000"/>
              <rom name="b68-06.bin" size="65536" crc="f517e64d" sha1="8be491bfe0f7eed58521de9d31da677acf635c23" region="gfx2" offset="80001"/>
              <rom name="b68-11.bin" size="65536" crc="c378b508" sha1="1b145fe736b924f298e02532cf9f26cc18b42ca7" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="b68-10.bin" size="65536" crc="387aaf40" sha1="47c583564ef1d49ece15f97221b2e073e8fb0544" region="ymsnd" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="8000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymsnd" name="YM2151" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="msm" name="MSM5205" clock="384000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="270" width="320" height="240" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="2" tilt="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSWA" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="DSWA" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSWA" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DSWA" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="8" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSWA" mask="48">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="48" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="32"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSWA" mask="192">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="192" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="128"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSWB" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Medium" value="3" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hardest" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Bonus Points" tag="DSWB" mask="12">
                     <dipvalue name="500" value="12" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1500" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2000" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2500" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSWB" mask="48">
                     <dipvalue name="1" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="48" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Allow Continue" tag="DSWB" mask="192">
                     <dipvalue name="No" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Up To Level 2" value="192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Up To Level 3" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Yes" value="64"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="4096"/>

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