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blockcar: MAME ROM Information.


Block Carnival (c) 1992 Visco.

A funny ball and paddle game.


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 8 Mhz)

Sound Chips : X1-010 (@ 16 Mhz)

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


Released in October 1992.

This game is also known as "Thunder & Lightning 2".


1. Thunder & lightning (1990)

2. Block Carnival (1992)


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.37b11 [Luca Elia]


- The dipswitch setting controls name. The game can be Block Carnival or Thunder & Lightning 2, for either Japan or US.


- 0.37b11: Luca Elia added Block Carnival / Thunder & Lightning 2 (Visco 1992).

- 4th January 2001: Luca Elia added Block Carnival to the Seta driver.


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* FB Alpha

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Romset: 1792 kb / 5 files / 757.5 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="blockcar" sourcefile="seta.c">
              <description>Block Carnival / Thunder &amp; Lightning 2</description>
              <rom name="u1.a1" size="131072" crc="4313fb00" sha1="f5b9e212436282284fa344e1c4200bc38ca3c50a" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="u4.a3" size="131072" crc="2237196d" sha1="5a9d972fac94e62f026c36bca0c2f5fe8e0e1a1d" region="maincpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="bl-chr-0.j3" size="524288" crc="a33300ca" sha1="b0a7ccb77c3e8e33c12b83e254924f30209a4c2c" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="bl-chr-1.l3" size="524288" crc="563de808" sha1="40b2f9f4a4cb1a019f6419572ee21d66dda7d4af" region="gfx1" offset="80000"/>
              <rom name="bl-snd-0.a13" size="524288" crc="a92dabaf" sha1="610c1dc0467753dfddaa4b27bc40cb118b0bc7a3" region="x1snd" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="8000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="x1snd" name="X1-010" clock="16000000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="90" width="384" height="240" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="2" tilt="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Title" tag="COINS" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Thunder &amp; Lightning 2" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Block Carnival" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSW" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="3" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hardest" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Bonus Life" tag="DSW" mask="12">
                     <dipvalue name="20K, Every 50K" value="12" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="20K, Every 70K" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="30K, Every 60K" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="30K, Every 90K" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSW" mask="48">
                     <dipvalue name="1" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="48" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="16"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSW" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Free Play" tag="DSW" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSW" mask="256">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="256" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="DSW" mask="512">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="512" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DSW" mask="1024">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="1024" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown 1-3" tag="DSW" mask="2048">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2048" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSW" mask="12288">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="4096"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="12288" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="8192"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSW" mask="49152">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="16384"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="49152" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="32768"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="512"/>

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