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cheesech: MAME ROM Information.


Cheese Chase (c) 1994 Art & Magic.

You play a mouse who must avoid rats and bombs while collecting cheese in a maze. You are able to open and close doors to help you elude your enemies. This maze game uses an overhead perspective with very big sprites and a multi-directional scrolling playfield.


Main CPU : Texas Instrument TMS34010FNL-40 (@ 5 Mhz)

Sound CPU : 68000P (@ 12.5 Mhz)

Sound Chips : OKI6295 (@ 8.08 Khz)

Video : Texas Instrument TPC1020AFN-084C

Key : Xilinx XCZ236A-25

Ram : (4x) Toshiba TC544256BZ-80, UMC UM70C178

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 320 x 256 pixels

Screen refresh : 50.27 Hz

Palette colors : 256

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 3


Each Round has a Code (the Codes form the names of other Art & Magic Games, e.g. "Ultimate Tennis" = Round 6 and Round 7), these are :

Round 1 : NO

Round 2 : IRON

Round 3 : LORD

Round 4 : UNREAL

Round 5 : AGONY

Round 6 : ULTIMATE

Round 7 : TENNIS

Round 8 : WESTERN

Round 9 : SHOOTING

Round 10 : FANTASY

Round 11 : STONE

Round 12 : BALL

Round 13 : SPELL

Round 14 : SINGER

Round 15 : EROES

Round 16 : METEOR

Round 17 : PROJECT

Round 18 : BRAVE

Round 19 : LITTLE

Round 20 : FISH

Round 21 : EVILSON


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.64 [Aaron Giles, Nicola Salmoria]

0.63 [?]


- 0.123u2: RansAckeR added DIP locations to Cheese Chase.

- 0.64: Aaron Giles added Cheese Chase (Art & Magic 1994).

- 20th January 2003: Aaron Giles fixed the protection in Cheese Chase.

- 0.63: Added Cheese Chase (Testdriver).

- 7th January 2003: Aaron Giles sent in a work in progress driver for the Art & Magic games that supports Ultimate Tennis, Cheese Chase and Stone Ball, the problem being that the blitter data format is encrypted so all graphics are garbled.

- 6th January 2003: Aaron Giles fixed some things in the TMS34010 CPU core that will be needed for the Art & Magic games.


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Romset: 2048 kb / 5 files / 1.37 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="cheesech" sourcefile="artmagic.c">
              <description>Cheese Chase</description>
              <manufacturer>Art &amp; Magic</manufacturer>
              <rom name="u102" size="262144" crc="1d6e07c5" sha1="8650868cce47f685d22131aa28aad45033cb0a52" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="u101" size="262144" crc="30ae9f95" sha1="fede5d271aabb654c1efc077253d81ba23786f22" region="maincpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="u134" size="524288" crc="354ba4a6" sha1="68e7df750efb21c716ba8b8ed4ca15a8cdc9141b" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="u135" size="524288" crc="97348681" sha1="7e74685041cd5e8fbd45731284cf316dc3ffec60" region="gfx1" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="u151" size="524288" crc="65d5ebdb" sha1="0d905b9a60b86e51de3bdcf6eeb059fe29606431" region="oki" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="12500000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="tms" name="TMS34010" clock="40000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="oki" name="OKI6295" clock="1333333"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="320" height="256" refresh="49.764608" pixclock="6666666" htotal="428" hbend="0" hbstart="320" vtotal="313" vbend="0" vbstart="256" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="3" coins="4">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="300004" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Language" tag="300004" mask="6">
                     <dipvalue name="French" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Italian" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="English" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="German" value="6"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="300004" mask="24">
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="24" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="6" value="16"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="300004" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="300004" mask="192">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Very Hard" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Right Coinage" tag="300006" mask="7">
                     <dipvalue name="6 Coins/1 Credit" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5 Coins/1 Credit" value="6"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="5"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="3"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="7" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Left Coinage" tag="300006" mask="56">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="56" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="24"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="40"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="48"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="16"/>
              <dipswitch name="Free Play" tag="300006" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="300006" 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="0"/>

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