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carpolo: MAME ROM Information.


Car Polo (c) 1977 Exidy.

Car Polo is an 'up-to-four player' full color video game that combines the skills of driving with the intense player interaction of team sports. The object is to score by bumping or pushing the ball with a car into your team's goal. Teamwork revolves around passing and blocking strategy. Play becomes fast and furious, and excitement is enhanced by car motor noises, crash sounds, controlled grass skids and bouncing ball motions.


Main CPU : M6502 (@ 940.75 Khz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 240 x 256 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 17

Players : 4

Control : dial

Buttons : 3


Released in March 1977.

Car polo is the first video games utilizing the micro-processor technology (controlled by a Single Logic Board) and a color display.

H.R. Pete Kauffman founded Exidy in 1973 as a manufacturer of coin-operated video games. 'Exidy' is an abbreviation of 'Excellence In Dynamics'.


* Bugs : If you insert a coin too fast (before the GAME OVER sign appears), the cars will chase 'away' from the ball.


Designed and programmed by : Howell Ivey


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.61 [Zsolt Vasvari]


* Add sound/samples


- The original ROM images for Car Polo (c) 1977 Exidy have been made available for free, non-commercial use. Authorization from H.R. Kaufmann, president of Xidy.


- 0.135u4: Aaron Giles converted 74148 and 74153 TTL implementations to devices.

- 0.129: MooglyGuy added savestate support to Car Polo and the TTL74148 and TTL74153 devices.

- 0.122u8: Zsolt Vasvari removed colortables from carpolo and a number of other drivers, as part of a larger move to phase out old-style colortables. Changed palettesize to 64 colors.

- 0.61: Zsolt Vasvari added Car Polo (Exidy 1977).

- 29th June 2002: Zsolt Vasvari added the steering wheel input to Car Polo and improved the emulation of the rest of the hardware.

- 20th June 2002: Zsolt Vasvari added emulation for a 74148 chip which will be needed for proper emulation of Car Polo.

- 18th June 2002: Zsolt Vasvari sent in a work-in-progress driver for Car Polo, which is missing collision detection and steering inputs.


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Romset: 6 kb / 18 files / 5.38 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="carpolo" sourcefile="carpolo.c">
              <description>Car Polo</description>
              <rom name="4000.6c" size="512" crc="9d2e75a5" sha1="c249d0b31de452738516f04a7bc3fb472d54f79d" region="maincpu" offset="f000"/>
              <rom name="4001.6d" size="512" crc="69fb3768" sha1="5fcc0807e560de0d73f8bab6943f3cad5ee324c9" region="maincpu" offset="f200"/>
              <rom name="4002.6h" size="512" crc="5db179c7" sha1="83615cdc1e3d8930cbdafbd0d327e1d6611faefd" region="maincpu" offset="f400"/>
              <rom name="4003.6k" size="512" crc="0f992f09" sha1="dfb8d96b94850166a1b5332f200ae9ceeffc1ce6" region="maincpu" offset="f600"/>
              <rom name="4004.6e" size="512" crc="be731610" sha1="70b035f75dd6eace94b4d7a8a344f136b8af743d" region="maincpu" offset="f800"/>
              <rom name="4005.6f" size="512" crc="7332f84f" sha1="be548329918c4ac512fd6027d6bcd16d20c9dd98" region="maincpu" offset="fa00"/>
              <rom name="4006.6l" size="512" crc="8479c350" sha1="391c737947498aad4d478639cbbc72181d680fce" region="maincpu" offset="fc00"/>
              <rom name="4007a.6n" size="512" crc="c6a619de" sha1="c1b650a0126791fa733f89d9e9bdeeb605486a2c" region="maincpu" offset="fe00"/>
              <rom name="1024.10w" size="256" crc="eedacc7e" sha1="d89628f013039ca387cafe22180de71e1553cffc" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="1023.10v" size="256" crc="45df6c74" sha1="a986b62b4c263c5d217bae0d51e74197f5288180" region="gfx1" offset="100"/>
              <rom name="1022.10u" size="256" crc="00868768" sha1="2388e428db300a1e0005cccb9165ec604518033d" region="gfx1" offset="200"/>
              <rom name="1021.10t" size="256" crc="a508af9c" sha1="219ba776d8cccf6726519aff17e37f2a6a85d0d1" region="gfx1" offset="300"/>
              <rom name="1020.6v" size="256" crc="5e89fbcd" sha1="6be171168924cd8aa94ff5e1994faecb6f303bd9" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="2513.4l" size="512" crc="f80d8889" sha1="ca573543dcce1221459d5693c476cef14bfac4f4" status="baddump" region="gfx3" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="328.5u" size="32" crc="f295e0fc" sha1="974a0481e0c6d5c0b6f0129653d8ed87880916e0" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="325.6t" size="32" crc="b8b44022" sha1="29fe6159c8d239c322296cef68ad59bcf290f246" region="proms" offset="20"/>
              <rom name="326.6w" size="32" crc="628ae3d1" sha1="e6d43d2b5e8ec4b8c1adf6f29c2c9a43ab67ff50" region="proms" offset="40"/>
              <rom name="327.10s" size="32" crc="e047d24d" sha1="2ea7afc8d97c906295bf2af929e0515f6c34137f" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="M6502" clock="940750"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="240" height="256" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="0"/>
              <input players="4" buttons="3" coins="4">
                     <control type="dial" minimum="0" maximum="255" sensitivity="50" keydelta="10" reverse="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Game Sec/Real Sec" tag="IN1" mask="252">
                     <dipvalue name="0.23 (Longest)" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.24" value="252"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.24" value="248"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.25" value="244"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.25" value="240"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.25" value="236"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.26" value="232"/>
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                     <dipvalue name="0.27" value="224"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.27" value="220"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.28" value="216"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.28" value="212"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.29" value="208"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.29" value="204"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.30" value="200"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.31" value="196"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.31" value="192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.32" value="188"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.33" value="184"/>
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                     <dipvalue name="0.35" value="172"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.36" value="168"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.37" value="164"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.38" value="160"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.38" value="156"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.39" value="152"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.41" value="148"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.42" value="144"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.44" value="140"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.46" value="132"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.47" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.48" value="124"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.50" value="120"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.52" value="116"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.54" value="112"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.56" value="108"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.58" value="104"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.60" value="100"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.63" value="96"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.65" value="92"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.68" value="88"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.71" value="84"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.75" value="80"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.79" value="76"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.83" value="72"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.88" value="68"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0.94" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1.00" value="60" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1.07" value="56"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1.15" value="52"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1.25" value="48"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1.36" value="44"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1.50" value="40"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1.67" value="36"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1.88" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2.14" value="28"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2.50" value="24"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3.00" value="20"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3.75" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5.00" value="12"/>
                     <dipvalue name="7.50" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="15.00 (Shortest)" value="4"/>
              <driver status="preliminary" emulation="good" color="good" sound="preliminary" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="64"/>

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