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blkbustr: MAME ROM Information.


BlockBuster (c) 1983 Kiwako.

A puzzle game.


Main CPU : Z80 (@ 2.578 Mhz)

Sound Chips : (2x) SN76496 (@ 2.578 Mhz)

Players : 2

Control : 4-way joystick

Buttons : 1


Released in March 1983.

Licensed to Kiwako by ECI.

This game is also known as "Crazy Blocks" and is known in Japan as "Mr. Jong".


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.37b1 [Takahiro Nogi]

< Japan >


- 0.136u4: Fabio Priuli added driver_data struct and save states to Mr. Jong.

- 0.131u1: Angelo Salese merged memory maps in Mr. Jong, also cleaned-up the spriteram routines.

- 0.123u2: Changed palettesize to 128 colors.

- 0.115u4: Lord Nightmare fixed Mr. Jong to explicitly use the SN76489 now that it behaves differently from the SN76496.

- 0.68: David Haywood added clone BlockBuster (ECI license).

- 23rd April 2003: David Haywood added BlockBuster to the Mr. Jong driver.

- 14th April 2003: Guru - Blockbuster (Kiwako 1983) arrived from Taucher.

- 0.37b3: Added missing color prom ($20) to clone Crazy Blocks.

- 0.37b1: Added Mr. Jong (Japan) (Kiwako 1983) and clone Crazy Blocks (Kiwako (ECI license)). Mr.Jong was distributed by Sanritsu.

- 31st March 2000: Takahiro Nogi sent in a driver for Mr. Jong and Crazy Blocks.

Other Emulators:

* CottAGE

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Romset: 41 kb / 8 files / 23.7 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="blkbustr" sourcefile="mrjong.c" cloneof="mrjong" romof="mrjong">
              <manufacturer>Kiwako (ECI license)</manufacturer>
              <rom name="6a.bin" size="8192" crc="9e4b426c" sha1="831360c473ab2452f4d0da12609c96c601e21c17" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="c2.a7" size="8192" crc="75070978" sha1="7f59460c094e596a521014f956d76e5c714022a2" region="maincpu" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="8a.bin" size="8192" crc="0e803777" sha1="bccc182ccbd7312fc6545ffcef4d54637416dae7" region="maincpu" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="c4.a8" size="8192" crc="c7f5a247" sha1="de79341f9c6c7032f76cead46d614e13d4af50f9" region="maincpu" offset="6000"/>
              <rom name="4h.bin" size="4096" crc="67dd6c19" sha1="d3dc0cb9b108c2584c4844fc0eb4c9ee170986fe" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="5h.bin" size="4096" crc="50fba1d4" sha1="40ba480713284ae484c6687490f91bf62a7167e1" region="gfx1" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="clr.j7" size="32" crc="ee1cf1d5" sha1="4f4cfde1a896da92d8265889584dd0c5678de033" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="clr.g5" size="256" crc="bcb1e2e3" sha1="c09731836a9d4e50316a84b86f61b599a1ef944d" region="proms" offset="20"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="2578000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="sn1" name="SN76489" clock="2578000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="sn2" name="SN76489" clock="2578000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="90" width="240" height="224" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="1" coins="2">
                     <control type="joy" ways="4"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="DSW" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="DSW" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="2"/>
              <dipswitch name="Bonus Life" tag="DSW" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="30k" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="50k" value="4"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSW" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSW" mask="48">
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="6" value="48"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coinage" tag="DSW" mask="192">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="128"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="128"/>

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