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bking: MAME ROM Information.


Birdie King (c) 1982 Taito.

An early golf game.


Board Number : M4300018A

Prom Stickers : A24

Main CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 3 Mhz)

Sound Chips : (2x) AY8910 (@ 2 Mhz), DAC

Players : 2

Control : trackball


Released in June 1982.


1. Birdie King (1982)

2. Birdie King 2 (1983)

3. Birdie King 3 (1984)


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.61 [MASH]


- "Crow" DSW has no effect, crow is always on. BarnacleEd (ID 00787)


- 0.122u8: Zsolt Vasvari removed colortables from bking and a number of other drivers, as part of a larger move to phase out old-style colortables. Fixed dipswitches. Changed palettesize to 64 colors.

- 0.122u4: Changed Z80 CPU1 clock speed to 3MHz and the 2x AY-3-8910A to 1.5MHz.

- 0.68: Added 'Self Test' dipswitch.

- 0.62: Changed prom ($200) to user1 prom ($0 - collision detection). Game now playable.

- 6th October 2002: Stefan Jokisch added collision detection to the Birdie King driver, making both Birdie King 1 and 2 fully playable.

- 0.61: MASH added Birdie King (Taito 1982).

- 15th May 2002: MASH added Birdie King to the Birdie King 2 driver.

- 18th March 2001: Chackn from Team Japump dumped Birdie King (c)1982 Taito.

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Romset: 63 kb / 19 files / 27.2 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="bking" sourcefile="bking.c">
              <description>Birdie King</description>
              <manufacturer>Taito Corporation</manufacturer>
              <rom name="dm_11.f13" size="4096" crc="d84fe4f7" sha1="3ad1641d05e4faca2be28052ccae8f81bc2255bb" region="main_cpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="dm_12.f11" size="4096" crc="e065bbe6" sha1="8d6d3334977c1eea1bf238817d59c25acd9d99f0" region="main_cpu" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="dm_13.f10" size="4096" crc="aac7cddd" sha1="12a8887bd8d3334e0d740a7f54374b0e48021140" region="main_cpu" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="dm_14.f8" size="4096" crc="1179d074" sha1="23df9a7e3e1bf42d6ea3a2d85629d27bd68e9af4" region="main_cpu" offset="3000"/>
              <rom name="dm_15.f7" size="4096" crc="fda31475" sha1="784ffa089b7bd4ab4cbd454f4c1c26553a11fc48" region="main_cpu" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="dm_16.f5" size="4096" crc="b6c3c3ed" sha1="6c7f67d5eba35e32b556b531e848ef375123de78" region="main_cpu" offset="5000"/>
              <rom name="dm_17.f4" size="4096" crc="54840bc3" sha1="225daf7ff8a4095b0e69ce6ccce6d8eab26ec1c8" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="dm_18.d4" size="4096" crc="2abadd42" sha1="d921d333ec9b9140a7d3ce7aaddab35f45fae018" region="audiocpu" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="dm_10.a5" size="4096" crc="fe96dd67" sha1="11014602f926cf6edbf06e7b2acef92036b2f30a" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="dm_09.a7" size="4096" crc="80c675d7" sha1="e590a71a15ea485abf099eceaa16d5a1dbe0c3dc" region="gfx1" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="dm_08.a8" size="4096" crc="d9bd6b60" sha1="3c790b6a69472e0a37f45baa00ce5c7d09e7b588" region="gfx1" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="dm_07.a10" size="4096" crc="65f7a0e4" sha1="034dbf2fe384cb69963936e9f3029aa54e032e4a" region="gfx1" offset="3000"/>
              <rom name="dm_06.a11" size="4096" crc="00fdbafc" sha1="b2a8d9c96415fecee52f1c4691a5f10c96f484b1" region="gfx1" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="dm_05.a13" size="4096" crc="3e4fe925" sha1="9ed73601c8b34ea8889717cbb3ee4a00ab7ab458" region="gfx1" offset="5000"/>
              <rom name="dm_01.e10" size="2048" crc="e5663f0b" sha1="b0fed8c4cdff7b12bb220e51d5b7188933934a34" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="dm_02.e7" size="2048" crc="fc9cec31" sha1="5ab1c9b3b15334c6ec06826005ecb66b34d8879a" region="gfx3" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="dm_02.e9" size="2048" crc="fc9cec31" sha1="5ab1c9b3b15334c6ec06826005ecb66b34d8879a" region="gfx4" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="dm04.c2" size="32" crc="4cb5bd32" sha1="8851bae033ba67516d5ff6888e5daef10c2116ee" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="dm_03.d1" size="512" crc="61b7a9ff" sha1="4302de0c0dad2b871ad4719ad934beaee05a0c40" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="main_cpu" name="Z80" clock="3000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="3000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ay1" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="1500000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ay2" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="1500000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="dac" name="DAC"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="270" width="256" height="224" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" coins="2" tilt="yes">
                     <control type="trackball" minimum="0" maximum="255" sensitivity="25" keydelta="10" reverse="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Holes Awarded" tag="DSWA" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Par Play: 0 Holes/Birdie: 1 Hole/Eagle: 2 Holes/Double Eagle: 4 Holes" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Par Play: 1 Hole/Birdie: 2 Holes/Eagle: 3 Holes/Double Eagle: 4 Holes" value="1"/>
              <dipswitch name="Holes Awarded For Hole-in-One" tag="DSWA" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="3 Holes" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="9 Holes" value="2" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Free Play" tag="DSWA" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Holes Per Play" tag="DSWA" mask="24">
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="24" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="9" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Self Test" tag="DSWA" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="DSWA" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="DSWA" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="128"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSWB" mask="15">
                     <dipvalue name="9 Coins/1 Credit" value="15"/>
                     <dipvalue name="8 Coins/1 Credit" value="14"/>
                     <dipvalue name="7 Coins/1 Credit" value="13"/>
                     <dipvalue name="6 Coins/1 Credit" value="12"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5 Coins/1 Credit" value="11"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="10"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="9"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="3"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="5"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/7 Credits" value="6"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/8 Credits" value="7"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSWB" mask="240">
                     <dipvalue name="9 Coins/1 Credit" value="240"/>
                     <dipvalue name="8 Coins/1 Credit" value="224"/>
                     <dipvalue name="7 Coins/1 Credit" value="208"/>
                     <dipvalue name="6 Coins/1 Credit" value="192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5 Coins/1 Credit" value="176"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="160"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="144"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="48"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="80"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/7 Credits" value="96"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/8 Credits" value="112"/>
              <dipswitch name="Appearance of Crow" tag="DSWC" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="1" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Crow Flight Pattern" tag="DSWC" mask="6">
                     <dipvalue name="1" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="6"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSWC" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin Display" tag="DSWC" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="16" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Year Display" tag="DSWC" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="32" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Check" tag="DSWC" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Check" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="64" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin System" tag="DSWC" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="1 Way" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Way" value="128"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="64"/>

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