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brdrlins: MAME ROM Information.


Borderline (c) 1981 Sidam.


CPU Lower board (label BLC200681):

1x MK3880-Z80CPU (main)

1x oscillator 10.000MHz

ROMs Lower board (label BLC200681):

16x F2708

3x PROM 5610

Upper board (label BLC300681 MADE IN ITALY):

1x F2708

1x PROM 82S123

2x PROM 93427

Note Lower board (label BLC200681):

1x 22x2 edge connector

1x 8 switches dip

Upper board (label BLC300681 MADE IN ITALY):

7x trimmer


Game's ROM.

MAME Info:

0.96u3 [f205v, Pierpaolo Prazzoli]

0.78 [David Haywood]


* Added discrete sound


- 0.139u4: Andreas Kraemer and Steffen & Laschek added clone Star Raker. Notes from dumper: There is a mainboard and a small board. The main board is a normal VIC board and is from a working cab we own. From an op we got a box with a similar board plus a small board which I assumed belongs to it, but I have no idea what its purpose is. Its not the soundboard and its not included in our working Star Raker cab. So maybe it belongs to a different game, but I had it dumped anyway. Tafoid and Fabio Priuli changes 'Lives' dipswitch in Borderline to use only a single DIP instead of being split up between two input ports by using a CUSTOM_INPUT.

- 0.113u3: Removed I8039 CPU, AY8910 and Carnival Samples sound.

- 0.107: David Haywood added clone Borderline (Sidam bootleg). Changed description of clone 'Borderline (bootleg)' to 'Borderline (Karateco bootleg)'.

- 15th June 2006: f205v dumped Borderline (Sidam bootleg).

- 0.106u2: Derrick Renaud created a new DISCRETE_555_VCO1 module. This is the 555&Op-amp oscillator circuit used by Borderline.

- 0.96u3: Pierpaolo Prazzoli added Borderline (Sega 1981).

- 13th May 2005: f205v dumped Borderline (1981).

- 0.84u1: Aaron Giles fixed missing sound in Borderline (bootleg). Added I8039 (238636 Hz) CPU, AY-3-8910 (1193181 Hz) sound and Carnival samples.

- 0.78u3: Added 2nd Player and peplaced 8-way Joystick with 4-way Joystick. Added dipswitches 'Infinite Lives', 'Cabinet' and 'Lives'.

- 18th January 2004: Brian Troha fixed dipswitch settings in Borderline.

- 5th January 2004: Pierpaolo Prazzoli fixed the dipswitch settings in Borderline.

- 0.78: David Haywood added Borderline (bootleg 1981), no sound.

- 24th December 2003: David Haywood added Borderline to the vicdual driver, but it's missing sound.

LEVELS: 255 (endless)

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Romset: 18 kb / 23 files / 14.7 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="brdrlins" sourcefile="vicdual.c" cloneof="brdrline" romof="brdrline">
              <description>Borderline (Sidam bootleg)</description>
              <manufacturer>bootleg (Sidam)</manufacturer>
              <rom name="1.33" merge="b1.bin" size="1024" crc="df182769" sha1="2b1b70c6282b32e0a4ed80ab4e6b20f90630e910" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="2.32" size="1024" crc="98b26e2a" sha1="ae1c3726827571ee1c2716e1044d6aae5608c0af" region="maincpu" offset="400"/>
              <rom name="3.31" merge="b3.bin" size="1024" crc="4ec4afa2" sha1="dd5b97f1a37cd655064b773e4a755b87de4c6a3f" region="maincpu" offset="800"/>
              <rom name="4.30" merge="b4.bin" size="1024" crc="88de95f6" sha1="fe3388346785ad15dead89913e4ff36120a83599" region="maincpu" offset="c00"/>
              <rom name="5.29" merge="b5.bin" size="1024" crc="2e4e13b9" sha1="bdf31c11733127b8b77fa72933d3b9dc6834d5d8" region="maincpu" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="6.28" merge="b6.bin" size="1024" crc="c181e87a" sha1="426e1ce15477039e4a19b536500f387518026efc" region="maincpu" offset="1400"/>
              <rom name="7.27" merge="b7.bin" size="1024" crc="21180015" sha1="b23f876db1a9a986f1087ead07a01e836d5ee842" region="maincpu" offset="1800"/>
              <rom name="8.26" merge="b8.bin" size="1024" crc="56a7fee0" sha1="495efa91773fd3cf36da4e538893db08e64e5bab" region="maincpu" offset="1c00"/>
              <rom name="9.8" merge="b9.bin" size="1024" crc="bb532e63" sha1="da511e0be58b13781897e6efb5a59a3558016b12" region="maincpu" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="10.7" merge="b10.bin" size="1024" crc="64793709" sha1="fabfb783f1d93a3d9454fc345a64498e4b5b9138" region="maincpu" offset="2400"/>
              <rom name="11.6" merge="b11.bin" size="1024" crc="2ae2f928" sha1="afd99c800801d38ee59008344bd9a3901f72ff50" region="maincpu" offset="2800"/>
              <rom name="12.5" merge="b12.bin" size="1024" crc="e14cfaf5" sha1="d159e93f703aae3c04da08102ff718d5a4ca7a91" region="maincpu" offset="2c00"/>
              <rom name="13.4" merge="b13.bin" size="1024" crc="605e0d27" sha1="771de6d31ee7896a2441f1df4565027793d99989" region="maincpu" offset="3000"/>
              <rom name="14.3" merge="b14.bin" size="1024" crc="93f5714f" sha1="50a043be1e1cf8b1aeb846571a12fe70cbb3477e" region="maincpu" offset="3400"/>
              <rom name="15.2" merge="b15.bin" size="1024" crc="2f8a9b1c" sha1="853d5ca017b133c1f13f703cceb20f04199d4752" region="maincpu" offset="3800"/>
              <rom name="16.1" merge="b16.bin" size="1024" crc="cc138bed" sha1="7d3eebdeaff19783d5ef20a7ececec00773434fc" region="maincpu" offset="3c00"/>
              <rom name="5610.49" merge="borderc.49" size="32" crc="bc6be94e" sha1="34e113ec25e19212b74907d35be5cb8714a8249c" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="au.bin" merge="au.bin" size="1024" crc="a23e1d9f" sha1="ce209571f6341aa6f036a015e666673098bc98ea" region="cpu1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="82s123.bin" merge="border.32" size="32" crc="c128d0ba" sha1="0ce9febbb7e2f5388ed999a479e3d385dba0b342" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="5610.15" merge="bordera.15" size="32" crc="6449e678" sha1="421c45c8fba3c2bc2a7ebbea2c837c8fa1a5a2f3" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="5610.14" merge="borderb.14" size="32" crc="55dcdef1" sha1="6fbd041edc258b7e1b99bbe9526612cfb1b541f8" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="93427.1" merge="prom93427.1" size="256" crc="64b98dc7" sha1="f0bb7d0b4b56cc2936ce4cbec165394f3026ed6d" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="93427.2" merge="prom93427.2" size="256" crc="bda82367" sha1="1c96453c2ae372892c39b5657cf2b252a90a10a9" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="1933560"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="270" width="256" height="224" refresh="60.000000" pixclock="5156160" htotal="328" hbend="0" hbstart="256" vtotal="262" vbend="0" vbstart="224" />
              <sound channels="0"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="1" coins="1">
                     <control type="joy" ways="4"/>
              <dipswitch name="Infinite Lives" tag="IN0" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="IN0" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="IN0" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="IN0" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="IN3" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="FAKE_LIVES" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <driver status="preliminary" emulation="good" color="good" sound="preliminary" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="0"/>

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