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bking3: MAME ROM Information.


Birdie King 3 (c) 1984 Taito.

An early golf game featuring 36 different holes.


Upright cabinet dimensions : 72'' high, 25,5'' wide, 28,75'' deep.

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

Prom Stickers : A24

Main CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 3 Mhz)

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

Players : 2

Control : trackball


Released in June 1984 in Japan.


1. Birdie King (1982)

2. Birdie King 2 (1983)

3. Birdie King 3 (1984)


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.68 [Pierpaolo Prazzoli, Tomasz Slanina, Angelo Salese]


- 0.122u8: Zsolt Vasvari added a new dumped color prom to Birdie King 3. Fixed incorrect ROM names. Switched color decoding to use the RESNET code. Changed palettesize from 512 to 64 colors.

- 0.122u6: Changed M68705 CPU3 clock speed to 3MHz.

- 0.122u4: Pierpaolo Prazzoli fixed Birdie King 3 clocks as per Guru readme and added GAME_WRONG_COLORS flag. Added M68705 (750000 Hz) CPU3 and M68705 MCU rom, this fixed game resets on some cup-ins (bking3076u2red). Changed Z80 CPU1 clock speed to 3MHz and the 2x AY-3-8910A to 1.5MHz.

- 29th December 2007: Guru - I've been busy dumping a few other things too... the MCU on Birdie King 3 in now dumped (not sure if the dump is good yet as most of MAMEDEV is slacking now over the holidays). I also measured and noted some clocks are wrong in MAME.

- 16th April 2005: Guru - Birdie King 3 (Taito, for 68705 dumping) arrived, purchased by Randy on eBay several months ago.

- 30th January 2005: Dumping Project - Randy have won a Taito 'Birdie King 3' PCB for trojaning on eBay.

- 0.69: Angelo Salese fixed a few MCU simulation problems in Birdie King 3.

- 0.68: Added Birdie King 3 (Taito 1984).

- 17th May 2003: Angelo Salese fixed a bug in the MCU simulation of Birdie King 3.

- 9th May 2003: Angelo Salese simulated the MCU in Birdie King 3 so it is fully working now.

- 16th March 2003: Pierpaolo Prazzoli and Tomasz Slanina added Birdie King 3 to the Birdie King 2 driver but it suffers from unemulated protection.

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Birdie King 2

Birdie King 3

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Crowns Golf in Hawaii

Super Crown Golf

Vs. Stroke & Match Golf (Men Version)

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Golden Par Golf

Golden Tee 3D Golf

Golden Tee '97

Golden Tee '98

Golden Tee '99

Golden Tee 2K

Golden Tee Classic

Major Title

Major Title 2

Top Player's Golf

Dynamic Country Club

Dynamic Golf / Virtua Golf

Golfing Greats

Mario's Open Golf (PlayChoice-10)

Skins Game (Nintendo Super System)

Eagle Shot Golf

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Romset: 81 kb / 24 files / 47.1 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="bking3" sourcefile="bking.c">
              <description>Birdie King 3</description>
              <manufacturer>Taito Corporation</manufacturer>
              <rom name="a24-04.13f" size="4096" crc="a0c319a6" sha1="6b79667288113fde43975fcfd05e93d8e45bf92d" region="main_cpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a24-05.11f" size="4096" crc="fedc9b4a" sha1="3ac22c3ca09df9983f3c8c05e807ecf5999c9fc5" region="main_cpu" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="a24-06.10f" size="4096" crc="6a116ebf" sha1="e58b1f75eb75027749a900b27107930e9072ca5a" region="main_cpu" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="a24-07.8f" size="4096" crc="75a74d2d" sha1="d433e8fcf3819b845936e7e107fef414f72bfc16" region="main_cpu" offset="3000"/>
              <rom name="a24-08.7f" size="4096" crc="9fe07cf9" sha1="23fdae48e519a171bf4adeeadf2fdfedfd56f4ea" region="main_cpu" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="a24-09.5f" size="4096" crc="51545ced" sha1="4addad527c6fd675506bf584ec8670a23767787c" region="main_cpu" offset="5000"/>
              <rom name="a24-10.4f" size="4096" crc="a86b3e62" sha1="f97a13e31e622b5ac55c23458c65a49c2998196a" region="main_cpu" offset="6000"/>
              <rom name="a24-11.2f" size="4096" crc="b39db430" sha1="4f48a34f3aaa1e998a4a5656bc3f399d9e6633c4" region="main_cpu" offset="7000"/>
              <rom name="a24-18.4f" size="4096" crc="fa3bfa98" sha1="733924e154e301a9d692d80b485afc4ab0e200c1" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a24-19.4d" size="4096" crc="817f9c2a" sha1="7365ecf2700e1fd13016408f5493f8d51aab5bbd" region="audiocpu" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="a24-20.4b" size="4096" crc="0e9e16d6" sha1="43c69602a8d9c34c527ce54472db84168acc4ef4" region="audiocpu" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="a24_22.ic17" size="2048" crc="27c497d5" sha1="c6c72bbf0537da53148fa0a56d412ab46129d29c" region="mcu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a24-12.5a" size="4096" crc="c5fe4817" sha1="fbf82d9d85e18b76c7e939932df074a545e73f42" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a24-13.7a" size="4096" crc="728bac57" sha1="3daa246f95b31c971e5418f55b821616d0bce25d" region="gfx1" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="a24-14.8a" size="4096" crc="63cd0009" sha1="10fcfeec70b23e2206c4f4bf686dc6a48ecba1ce" region="gfx1" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="a24-15.10a" size="4096" crc="590275d0" sha1="563bebb344c606ca3a2124fc7a8804935a011e90" region="gfx1" offset="3000"/>
              <rom name="a24-16.11a" size="4096" crc="728d069e" sha1="b4adb14281e4874bab7cec7f38ade70b5b7c6b8f" region="gfx1" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="a24-17.13a" size="4096" crc="4c04c4f2" sha1="8e9eee6d89e91910b398d42ac86597ef91baad96" region="gfx1" offset="5000"/>
              <rom name="a24-02.10e" size="2048" crc="8560da46" sha1="56f249f0b56336daac1a3624ef9b71354bb8ca40" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a24-01.7e" size="2048" crc="369c01e1" sha1="196e12d0bcaf74cefe4cad3fccb69d104aab061e" region="gfx3" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a24-01.9e" size="2048" crc="369c01e1" sha1="196e12d0bcaf74cefe4cad3fccb69d104aab061e" region="gfx4" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="82s123.2c" size="32" crc="4cb5bd32" sha1="8851bae033ba67516d5ff6888e5daef10c2116ee" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a24_03.2d" size="512" crc="599a6cbe" sha1="eed8592aaba7b2b6d06f26a2b8720a288f9ad90f" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a24-21.25" size="4096" crc="3106fcac" sha1="08454adfb58e5df84140d86ed52fa4ef684df9f1" region="user2" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="main_cpu" name="Z80" clock="3000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="3000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="mcu" name="M68705" 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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