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baluba: MAME ROM Information.


Baluba-Louk no Densetsu (c) 1986 Able.

An explorer must get all the treasure chests while avoiding the monsters in this platform game.


Main CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 2 Mhz)

Sound Chips : (3x) SN76496 (@ 2 Mhz), Custom (@ 2 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 224 x 256 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 514

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 1


The title of this game translates from Japanese as 'Legend of Baluba-louk'.

For your information, Baluba-louk was discovered in 1985 :).


* Consoles :

Nintendo Famicom ("Aigiina no Yogen - From the Legend of Baluba-louk")


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.36b14 [Zsolt Vasvari]


- 0.145u4: Tsuyoshi Hasegawa fixed colors in Baluba-louk no Densetsu. Changed description to 'Baluba-louk no Densetsu (Japan)'.

- 0.36RC1: Added 'Difficult' dipswitch.

- 0.36b14: Zsolt Vasvari added Baluba-louk no Densetsu (Able 1986).

- 6th January 2000: Zsolt Vasvari fixed some bad colors in Baluba-louk no Densetsu.

- 5th January 2000: Zsolt Vasvari added Baluba-louk no Densetsu to the Senjyo driver.

LEVELS: 100 (endless)

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Romset: 161 kb / 19 files / 64.9 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="baluba" sourcefile="senjyo.c">
              <description>Baluba-louk no Densetsu (Japan)</description>
              <manufacturer>Able Corp, Ltd.</manufacturer>
              <rom name="0" size="16384" crc="0e2ebe32" sha1="d5cac260b19dc4e8d2064a7e3de5d52ab0eb95d0" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="1" size="16384" crc="cde97076" sha1="ef47851b2ed0d820e1564545795b707d00d5c6ce" region="maincpu" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="2" size="8192" crc="441fbc64" sha1="3853f80043e28e06a3ee399e3cd261b3ee94e0b9" region="sub" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="15" size="4096" crc="3dda0d84" sha1="473c307c157bb229a31cd82ce4cdeca1ff604019" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="16" size="4096" crc="3ebc79d8" sha1="a29b4e314446821cd4a2b1a9d3ff16ee3b6a8f7a" region="gfx1" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="17" size="4096" crc="c4430deb" sha1="e4c18ff2e2c82f3bce346267bc86d4160cb11995" region="gfx1" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="9" size="8192" crc="90f88c43" sha1="e4ea963d9c31e34f70aa2b710760e0a102567988" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="10" size="8192" crc="ab117070" sha1="d9a8580f3b0919208801b00501579cf81665fc36" region="gfx2" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="11" size="8192" crc="e13b44b0" sha1="70f3d2465a7652405e23809c81d7ec6ec501835b" region="gfx2" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="12" size="8192" crc="a6541c8d" sha1="d7a211c58c2067f257f5a9e343ca4bf689edd514" region="gfx3" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="13" size="8192" crc="afccdd18" sha1="d238b52a9bb2dfffaf82ca38bc81c0cbd256f79c" region="gfx3" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="14" size="8192" crc="69542e65" sha1="4119a6f784ed57592d45d325123b261c8f118ca7" region="gfx3" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="8" size="4096" crc="31e97ef9" sha1="ed25db4bdaf06f66cfb7179d80425dcb2cb41363" region="gfx4" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="7" size="4096" crc="5915c5e2" sha1="58301087d91b34747d5cff3c0dca8e9b441ce62d" region="gfx4" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="6" size="4096" crc="ad6881da" sha1="df629bd9192279b8ebd9d655a94949559e1f118d" region="gfx4" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="5" size="16384" crc="3b6b6e96" sha1="c55f4b6a5f7738a082c02d1adadd9e1d68a0d293" region="gfx5" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="4" size="16384" crc="dd954124" sha1="f37687197d1564331dc27dace23dec462d02202c" region="gfx5" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="3" size="16384" crc="7ac24983" sha1="4ac32d95af3147af5b9b1af1f292bb629c5d4fb9" region="gfx5" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="07b.bin" size="32" crc="68db8300" sha1="33cd6b5ed92d7b73a708f2e4b12b6e7f6496d0c6" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="sub" name="Z80" clock="2000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="sn1" name="SN76496" clock="2000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="sn2" name="SN76496" clock="2000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="sn3" name="SN76496" clock="2000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="samples" name="Samples"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="90" width="256" height="224" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="1" coins="2">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSW1" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="3"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSW1" mask="12">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="12"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSW1" mask="48">
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="48"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="32"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="DSW1" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW1" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="128" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Bonus Life" tag="DSW2" mask="7">
                     <dipvalue name="30k, 100k and 200k" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="50k, 200k and 500k" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="30k and 100k" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="50k and 200k" value="3"/>
                     <dipvalue name="30k only" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="100k only" value="5"/>
                     <dipvalue name="200k only" value="6"/>
                     <dipvalue name="None" value="7"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSW2" mask="56">
                     <dipvalue name="0" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="24"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="40"/>
                     <dipvalue name="6" value="48"/>
                     <dipvalue name="7" value="56"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW2" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="64"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW2" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="128"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="514"/>

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