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bking2: MAME ROM Information.


Birdie King 2 (c) 1983 Taito.

An early golf game.


Upright cabinet dimensions : 68,5'' high, 25,75'' wide, 28'' deep.

Cocktail table dimensions : 31'' high, 35,5 wide, 26,75'' deep.

Board Number : M43000010

Prom Stickers : AD6 / DM

Main CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 3 Mhz)

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

Players : 2

Control : trackball


Released in April 1983.


1. Birdie King (1982)

2. Birdie King 2 (1983)

3. Birdie King 3 (1984)


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.33b6 [Ed. Mueller, Mike Balfour]


- 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.

- 0.106u12: MASH added plds ($0, 200, 400 - pal16l8.1, pal16l8.2 and pal16l8.3) to Birdie King 2.

- 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.

- 0.35b10: Fixed colors in Birdie King 2 [Zsolt Vasvari]. Added 2nd player. Changed palettesize from 8 to 512 colors. Added proms ($0, 200 - palette and collision detection prom 32x1 (not currently used)).

- 6th April 1999: Zsolt Vasvari added the correct colors and cocktail mode to Birdie King 2.

- 0.35b3: Zsolt Vasvari improved Birdie King 2 which is now playable. Added maincpu ($3000) and gfx2/3/4 roms. Added Z80 (3MHz) CPU2, 2x AY-8910 (2MHz) and DAC sound. Fixed Z80 CPU1 clock speed to 4MHz and visible area to 224x256.

- 10th February 1999: Zsolt Vasvari changed Birdie King 2 to use a better romset.

- 9th February 1999: Nicola Salmoria got Birdie King 2's sound working and the crow sprites are also fixed.

- 8th February 1999: Zsolt Vasvari got Birdie King 2 playable (without sound though).

- 0.33b6: Ed. Mueller and Mike Balfour added Birdie King 2 (Taito 1983), preliminary.

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Major Title

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Romset: 72 kb / 24 files / 39.0 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="bking2" sourcefile="bking.c">
              <description>Birdie King 2</description>
              <manufacturer>Taito Corporation</manufacturer>
              <rom name="01.13f" size="4096" crc="078ada3f" sha1="5e82a6d27c65fe29d664dbfc2ede547c0f4869f0" region="main_cpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="02.11f" size="4096" crc="c37d110a" sha1="7aec6c949d1cf136c3037140bd86597feaf29108" region="main_cpu" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="03.10f" size="4096" crc="2ba5c681" sha1="d0df24f5e52e6162b40308d8aa38b0348a100f37" region="main_cpu" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="04.8f" size="4096" crc="8fad54e8" sha1="55edc185914686d42efd848a402f78884d42292b" region="main_cpu" offset="3000"/>
              <rom name="05.7f" size="4096" crc="b4de6b58" sha1="f62bdc3128b226454b1f00a4cbe382e1219a11b0" region="main_cpu" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="06.5f" size="4096" crc="9ac43b87" sha1="dd562fee01c81317978d1bd8a0178e3d9be6145a" region="main_cpu" offset="5000"/>
              <rom name="07.4f" size="4096" crc="b3ed40b7" sha1="d481094c0381234314f797928e3cdb22f36f4e32" region="main_cpu" offset="6000"/>
              <rom name="08.2f" size="4096" crc="8fddb2e8" sha1="6ee5f09d154440851f370a97b35450e3726e14e7" region="main_cpu" offset="7000"/>
              <rom name="15" size="4096" crc="f045d0fe" sha1="3b34081fa6cd0423236d09b6f23e8cf8cfd627c5" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="16" size="4096" crc="92d50410" sha1="e6f4c27031744bbc832a1eb121a7dba4da5286c4" region="audiocpu" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="14.5a" size="4096" crc="52636a94" sha1="185c4455bd9bb23d14aa2f6f7baa74959da08fc2" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="13.7a" size="4096" crc="6b9e0564" sha1="6cdd3820caa3825e98b61fe260960cc05c04d032" region="gfx1" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="12.8a" size="4096" crc="c6d685d9" sha1="2dd2fda365e6bdf9aa26de90650f4a2588ea0515" region="gfx1" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="11.10a" size="4096" crc="2b949987" sha1="a94666c4f2fdc25399f7976ed2c25fd454387be6" region="gfx1" offset="3000"/>
              <rom name="10.11a" size="4096" crc="eb96f948" sha1="295ba5a620a8a85a121d3e823804adceeeef64d9" region="gfx1" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="09.13a" size="4096" crc="595e3dd4" sha1="9dd3388ce704dd5473af034716cd8d48df3dc495" region="gfx1" offset="5000"/>
              <rom name="17" size="2048" crc="e5663f0b" sha1="b0fed8c4cdff7b12bb220e51d5b7188933934a34" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="18" size="2048" crc="fc9cec31" sha1="5ab1c9b3b15334c6ec06826005ecb66b34d8879a" region="gfx3" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="19" size="2048" crc="fc9cec31" sha1="5ab1c9b3b15334c6ec06826005ecb66b34d8879a" region="gfx4" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="mb7051.2c" size="32" crc="4cb5bd32" sha1="8851bae033ba67516d5ff6888e5daef10c2116ee" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="82s141.2d" size="512" crc="61b7a9ff" sha1="4302de0c0dad2b871ad4719ad934beaee05a0c40" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="pal16l8.1" size="260" crc="e75d19f5" sha1="d51cbb247760312b8884bbd0478a321eee05034f" region="plds" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="pal16l8.2" size="260" crc="0302b683" sha1="91bfba22c883adb15309d9ec0c42b5b744887c77" region="plds" offset="200"/>
              <rom name="pal16l8.3" size="260" crc="a609d0cf" sha1="7a18040720646c2dff4c1dc6f272c6a69e538c47" region="plds" offset="400"/>
              <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="90" 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="Unused" 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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