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birdtry: MAME ROM Information.


Birdie Try (c) 1988 Data East.

An overhead golf game.


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 10 Mhz)

Sound CPU : M6502 (@ 1.5 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2203 (@ 1.5 Mhz), YM3812 (@ 3 Mhz), OKI6295 (@ 7.757 Khz)

Players : 2

Control : dial

Buttons : 2


Released in June 1988.

Polystar / Datam released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Deco History Scene I : Data East Game Music Scene One - H25X-20008) on 25/09/1988.


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.63 [Bryan McPhail, Angelo Salese]

0.36b5 [Bryan McPhail]


* Full Protection


- 0.143u8: Kanikani fixed DIPSW in Birdie Try.

- 0.142u1: Angelo Salese added screen raw params and irq ack to the DEC0 driver, fixing hole 1 hang in Birdie Try.

- 0.142: David Haywood fixed multiwidth sprites in decmxc06.c, removed code which appeared to serve no purpose other than to break the Birdie Try gfxdecode in machine\dec0.c.

- 0.136u2: Changed OKI6295 clock speed to 1MHz.

- 0.127u4: Tafoid added dipswitch settings from manual to Birdie Try. Added dipswitches 'Difficulty (Extend)', 'Difficulty (Course)', 'Allow Continue', 'Timer', 'Control Panel Type' and 'Unused'.

- 0.105u3: Removed dipswitches 'Lives', 'Difficulty', 'Bonus Life', 'Allow Continue' and 2x 'Unused'. Added 9x 'Unknown' dipswitches.

- 21st April 2006: Roberto Fresca - Added new dipswitches from the scratch to Birdie Try (separated from Heavy Barrel).

- 0.78u4 Pierpaolo Prazzoli fixed the sprites in Birdie Try.

- 0.63: Bryan McPhail added Birdie Try (Japan) (Data East 1988). Angelo Salese partially simulated the protection in Birdie Try.

- 26th December 2002: Angelo Salese simulated the i8751 protection in Birdie Try so that the game is playable, but there are some misplaced sprites in it. Bryan McPhail corrected the CPU clock speed in it.

- 0.36b5: Bryan McPhail added Birdie Try (Japan) (Testdriver).

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Dynamic Golf / Virtua Golf

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Romset: 1440 kb / 26 files / 380.8 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="birdtry" sourcefile="dec0.c">
              <description>Birdie Try (Japan)</description>
              <manufacturer>Data East Corporation</manufacturer>
              <rom name="ek-04.bin" size="65536" crc="5f0f4686" sha1="5eea74f5626339ebd50e623029f21f1cd0f93135" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ek-01.bin" size="65536" crc="47f470db" sha1="8fcb043d02e1c04c8517781715da4dd4ee3bb8fb" region="maincpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="ek-05.bin" size="65536" crc="b508cffd" sha1="c1861a2420d99e19d889881f9164fe4ff667a1be" region="maincpu" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="ek-02.bin" size="65536" crc="0195d989" sha1="cff48d57b2085263e12413ae19757cdcc7028282" region="maincpu" offset="20001"/>
              <rom name="ek-06.bin" size="65536" crc="301d57d8" sha1="64fd77aa2fbb235c86f0f84603e5272b4f4bba85" region="maincpu" offset="40000"/>
              <rom name="ek-03.bin" size="65536" crc="73b0acc5" sha1="76b79c9f02de2e53093ded66a1639b40cd2640e8" region="maincpu" offset="40001"/>
              <rom name="ek-07.bin" size="32768" crc="236549bc" sha1="1f664a277b3451b7905638abdf98c7e428b2e935" region="audiocpu" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="i8751" size="4096" status="nodump" region="mcu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ek-25.bin" size="32768" crc="4df134ad" sha1="f2cfa7e3fc4a2ac40897c2600c901ff75237e081" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ek-26.bin" size="32768" crc="a00d3e8e" sha1="3ac8511d55a684a5b2bc05d8d520169447a66840" region="gfx1" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="ek-18.bin" size="65536" crc="9886fb70" sha1="d36c41bfe217affab7f9deec64ff3f12e3efa28c" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ek-17.bin" size="65536" crc="bed91bf7" sha1="f0ffc557a4c216a5a2e180b4c2366e7b49630064" region="gfx2" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="ek-20.bin" size="65536" crc="45d53965" sha1="d54d33cc82e099bcb511de8ee26cdcc64a0b8f1d" region="gfx2" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="ek-19.bin" size="65536" crc="c2949dd2" sha1="d4317f8e0d9957feda54ee6d05aafb3f74f243d1" region="gfx2" offset="30000"/>
              <rom name="ek-22.bin" size="65536" crc="7f2cc80a" sha1="f2539515fcf0b6dc90134d399baf779c50b19c0d" region="gfx2" offset="40000"/>
              <rom name="ek-21.bin" size="65536" crc="281bc793" sha1="836fc2900b7197c886c23d9eeb1a80aed85c4d13" region="gfx2" offset="50000"/>
              <rom name="ek-24.bin" size="65536" crc="2244cc75" sha1="67c9868927319abe80a932203e8ac6595ae455b3" region="gfx2" offset="60000"/>
              <rom name="ek-23.bin" size="65536" crc="d0ed0116" sha1="a35e64ecac57585b83e830a1bf90a402c931f071" region="gfx2" offset="70000"/>
              <rom name="ek-15.bin" size="65536" crc="a6a041a3" sha1="3b8d18d5821e6d354ed97a4f547f1b2bee8674f5" region="gfx4" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ek-16.bin" size="32768" crc="784f62b0" sha1="b68b234a5f469149d481645290a3251667bdab27" region="gfx4" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="ek-11.bin" size="65536" crc="9224a6b9" sha1="547c22db1728a85035a682eb54ce654a98a4ba3d" region="gfx4" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="ek-12.bin" size="32768" crc="12deecfa" sha1="22e33ccc6623957533028f720e9a746f36217ded" region="gfx4" offset="30000"/>
              <rom name="ek-13.bin" size="65536" crc="1f023459" sha1="e502edb4078168df4677a6d3aa43770eb8e49caa" region="gfx4" offset="40000"/>
              <rom name="ek-14.bin" size="32768" crc="57d54943" sha1="9639fad61919652c1564b24926845d228d016ca0" region="gfx4" offset="50000"/>
              <rom name="ek-09.bin" size="65536" crc="6d2d488a" sha1="40b21a4bc8a4641a6f80d7579e32fe9d69eb42f1" region="gfx4" offset="60000"/>
              <rom name="ek-10.bin" size="32768" crc="580ba206" sha1="8e57e4ef8c732b85e494bd6ec5da6566f27540e6" region="gfx4" offset="70000"/>
              <rom name="ek-08.bin" size="65536" crc="be3db6cb" sha1="4e8b8e0bef3a3f36d7e641e27b5f48c8fe9a8b7f" region="oki" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="10000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="M6502" clock="1500000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ym1" name="YM2203" clock="1500000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ym2" name="YM3812" clock="3000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="oki" name="OKI6295" clock="1000000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="270" width="256" height="240" refresh="57.392103" pixclock="5000000" htotal="330" hbend="0" hbstart="256" vtotal="264" vbend="8" vbstart="248" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="5" coins="2">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
                     <control type="positional" minimum="0" maximum="12" sensitivity="15" keydelta="1" reverse="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSW" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="3" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="2"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSW" mask="12">
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="12" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSW" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DSW" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="32" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="DSW" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSW" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty (Extend)" tag="DSW" mask="768">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="512"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="768" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="256"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hardest" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty (Course)" tag="DSW" mask="3072">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="2048"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="3072" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="1024"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hardest" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Allow Continue" tag="DSW" mask="4096">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4096" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Timer" tag="DSW" mask="8192">
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="8192" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Fast" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Control Panel Type" tag="DSW" mask="49152">
                     <dipvalue name="Type A - Cocktail" value="49152"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Type B - Cocktail 2" value="32768"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Unused" value="16384"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Type C - Upright" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <driver status="preliminary" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" protection="preliminary" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="1024"/>

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