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boomranga: MAME ROM Information.


Boomer Rang'r (c) 1983 Data East.

The player controls Whirley, a caveman armed with a boomerang whose quest it is to find a lost treasure in that prehistoric land. As he searches for the lost treasure, he must fight off enemy cavemen armed with clubs, dinosaurs and other prehistoric monsters. He must also look out for vultures who drop rocks. Whirley can also mount a dinosaur and ride it after he kills the caveman who is riding it, and whenever he is riding a dinosaur, he can have the dinosaur breathe fire for a weapon.


Main CPU : DECO (@ 2 Mhz)

Sound CPU : M6502 (@ 1.5 Mhz)

Sound Chips : (2x) AY8910 (@ 1.5 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 240 x 256 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 33

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


This game is known outside US as "Genesis".


Staff : Y. Suzuki, D. Kohama, Y. Sakakura, M. Sano


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.63 [Bryan McPhail]


- 0.132u1: Angelo Salese implemented a new DECO CPU-16 opcode, used by Boomer Rang'r for TILT bit. Changed M6502 CPU1 clock speed to 750000 Hz.

- 0.131u3: Renamed (boomrana) to (boomranga).

- 0.119u1: Team Japump added clone Boomer Rang'r / Genesis (set 2). Changed parent description to 'Boomer Rang'r / Genesis (set 1)'.

- 0.105u4: Added 'Unknown' dipswitch.

- 0.86u2: Brian Troha fixed DIPs in Boomer Rang'r. Added dipswitches 'Bonus' and 'Demo Sounds'.

- 0.63: Bryan McPhail added Boomer Rang'r / Genesis (Data East 1983).

- 5th January 2003: Bryan McPhail submitted the DECO16 CPU core and a driver for Boomer Rang'r / Genesis, Kamikaze Cabbie and Liberation.


Recommended Games (B.C.):

Boomer Rang'r

Roc'n Rope

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Dyno Bop

Caveman Ninja

Joe & Mac Returns

Dino Rex

B.C. Kid

Fred Flintstones' Memory Match

Primal Rage

Stone Ball

B.C. Story

Recommended Games (Warriors 2):

Boomer Rang'r

Mister Viking

The Lost Castle In Darkmist

Soldier Girl Amazon



Trick Trap


Valkyrie No Densetsu



Romset: 145 kb / 10 files / 59.1 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="boomranga" sourcefile="liberate.c" cloneof="boomrang" romof="boomrang">
              <description>Boomer Rang'r / Genesis (set 2)</description>
              <manufacturer>Data East Corporation</manufacturer>
              <rom name="bp12-2" size="8192" crc="87fc2f0b" sha1="a5142cb3ee2c85906df2b5eccf7495486b162ae2" region="maincpu" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="bp13-2" size="8192" crc="8e864764" sha1="8faea69cb087b19de77589ea24d6f99ca0237deb" region="maincpu" offset="a000"/>
              <rom name="bp14-" size="8192" crc="0a64018a" sha1="318124619440af5b19bd4dc74ab3075ea03a6833" region="maincpu" offset="c000"/>
              <rom name="bp15-" size="8192" crc="d23a5c31" sha1="e61fee651ee80b03bf5813ec0cebb022bd0285bf" region="maincpu" offset="e000"/>
              <rom name="bp11-" size="8192" crc="bbafe1ff" sha1="c786465d714d576d5bbbfea588d34850a317dd9d" region="audiocpu" offset="c000"/>
              <rom name="bp03-" size="8192" crc="33565e00" sha1="5ddf179d222db7b3ad965ede2f25590d93dfdbf7" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="bp04-" size="8192" crc="ab3ccae2" sha1="d81d3bf38d8b9b05792c0b74e2573c23c01eef4a" region="gfx1" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="bp05-" size="8192" crc="8a8d25fa" sha1="af9ae6a53f5ae2c97c8632e30d63830a82b3a2fd" region="gfx1" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="bp06-" size="8192" crc="aa64bacd" sha1="6a5e58abcd3753f9766376b31b4d2098a172dc8d" region="gfx1" offset="6000"/>
              <rom name="bp07-" size="8192" crc="6c7370aa" sha1="e2c874a7f9205b6af9cd3336239839f659b93dae" region="gfx1" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="bp08-" size="8192" crc="348bd0cc" sha1="a99aa9bf8c707b2f2a9539a118b0b74e20e1e923" region="gfx1" offset="a000"/>
              <rom name="bp01-" size="8192" crc="b4000aff" sha1="7706ddd4ab3ef07df0e4f41635725781f8b0c386" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="bp02-" size="8192" crc="90044512" sha1="4c0fd9c95796e4281ec2de8639990717f8216bec" region="gfx2" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="bp00-" size="8192" crc="e33564e5" sha1="69563fea82716b440dbc2b5912078c70727aa560" region="gfx2" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="bp10-" size="8192" crc="cb3b0f60" sha1="0fe8e11b1e24db7881a9f00cb700495e1e0daf84" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="bp09-" size="8192" crc="a64ac71d" sha1="0e6525aa037a11f83ca7e23572b488c6f8ddab63" region="user1" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="ap-16.5l" merge="82s123.5l" size="32" crc="a71e19ff" sha1="fc7bf69f7971bf763aeeb1d9eb0861470acbf5d8" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="DECO CPU16" clock="2000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="M6502" clock="1500000"/>
              <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"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="270" width="256" height="240" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="2" tilt="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSW1" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="3" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="1"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSW1" mask="12">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="12" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="4"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW1" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW1" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="DSW1" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="64"/>
              <dipswitch name="Manufacturer" tag="DSW1" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Data East USA" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Data East Corporation" value="128"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSW2" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="3" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Infinite" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Bonus" tag="DSW2" mask="12">
                     <dipvalue name="20K Only" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="20K &amp; Every 30K" value="12" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="30K &amp; Every 50K" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="50K &amp; Every 70K" value="4"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSW2" mask="48">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="48" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hardest" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DSW2" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Invincibility" tag="DSW2" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="33"/>

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