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blocken: MAME ROM Information.


Blocken (c) 1994 Visco.

A ball and paddle game.


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 8 Mhz), Z80 (@ 6 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM3438 (@ 8 Mhz), OKI6295 (@ 8 Khz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 384 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 2048

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 3


Developed by KID.


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.37b5 [Nicola Salmoria]

< Japan >


- When finishing game on the fourth course, you got a cell testing screen instead of credit. YMI (ID 00358)

- The demo play screen freezes for a while. Kale (ID 00985)

- Regardless of the course chosen, in the first intermission there's no road on the map. Kale (ID 00986)

- Flip Screen graphics are messed up. Speedfreak (ID 00348)


- 0.130: Phil Bennett fixed color / missing gfx in Blocken.

- 0.128u1: Phil Bennett fixed wrong enemy voices in Blocken.

- 0.108u4: Canim changed 68000 clock speed to 8MHz.

- 0.37b5: Nicola Salmoria added Blocken (Japan) (KID / Visco 1994). TODO: Incomplete zoom support and missing rotation support.

- 7th July 2000: Nicola Salmoria added Blocken to the Shanghai 3 driver.

LEVELS: 5 - 7 - 10 - 12 (depends on difficulty level selected)

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Romset: 2368 kb / 7 files / 975.7 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="blocken" sourcefile="shangha3.c">
              <description>Blocken (Japan)</description>
              <manufacturer>KID / Visco</manufacturer>
              <rom name="ic31j.bin" size="131072" crc="ec8de2a3" sha1="09a6b8c1b656b17ab3d1fc057902487e4f94cf02" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ic32j.bin" size="131072" crc="79b96240" sha1="c1246bd4b91fa45c581a8fdf90cc6beb85adf8ec" region="maincpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="ic34.bin" size="65536" crc="23e446ff" sha1="82c03b45b337696b0f8293c446544d7ee080d415" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ic98j.bin" size="524288" crc="35dda273" sha1="95850d12ca1557c14bc471ddf925aaf423313ff0" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ic99j.bin" size="524288" crc="ce43762b" sha1="e1c51ea0b54b5febdee127619e15f1cda650cb4c" region="gfx1" offset="80000"/>
              <rom name="ic100j.bin" size="524288" crc="a34786fd" sha1="7d4879cbaa055c2ddbe6d20dd946bf0e3e069d4d" region="gfx1" offset="200000"/>
              <rom name="ic53.bin" size="524288" crc="86108c56" sha1="aa405fa2eec5cc178ef6226f229a12dac09504f0" region="samples" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="8000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="6000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymsnd" name="YM3438" clock="8000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="oki" name="OKI6295" clock="1056000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="384" height="224" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="3" coins="2" service="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSW" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSW" mask="6">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="6" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Very Hard" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Game Type" tag="DSW" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="A" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="B" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Players" tag="DSW" mask="48">
                     <dipvalue name="1" value="48" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DSW" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="DSW" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSW" mask="3840">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="512"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="1280"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="2048"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/2 Credits" value="1024"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/3 Credits" value="256"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="3840" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/4 Credits" value="768"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="1792"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="3584"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/5 Credits" value="1536"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="3328"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="3072"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="2816"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="2560"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/7 Credits" value="2304"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Free Play" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSW" mask="61440">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="8192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="20480"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="32768"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5 Coins/3 Credits" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/2 Credits" value="16384"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/3 Credits" value="4096"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="61440" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/4 Credits" value="12288"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="28672"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="57344"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/5 Credits" value="24576"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="53248"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="49152"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="45056"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="40960"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/7 Credits" value="36864"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="2048"/>

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