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Cruis'n Exotica (c) 1999 Midway Games.

A cool driving game that features several tracks.


Midway Zeus 2 hardware

Main CPU : TMS32031 (@ 50 Mhz)

Sound CPU : ADSP2104 (@ 16 Mhz)

Sound Chips : (2x) DMA-driven (@ 16 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 512 x 400 pixels

Screen refresh : 57.00 Hz

Palette colors : 32768

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 6


Released in August 2000.

In the Las Vegas race, when you pass under the Elvis impersonator, he looks a bit like Nintendo's 1981 cash cow Donkey Kong in an Elvis suit. And you can also hear an Elvis Guitar Style rendition of the Donkey Kong theme for a few seconds.

Michael Jackson used to own this game (Serial number 44372405623). It was sold at the official Michael Jackson Auction on Apr. 24th, 2009.


* Rev. 1.6

* Rev. 2.4


* Car Selection Cheat : by pressing the view buttons you can select between the available six cars and an additional twelve cars (low view), the color of the car (chase view), and the person in the car (high view). If you cycle through this once you will see all the characters, on the second cycle their heads will be oversized (Clown, Baby, Blonde Lady, Guy with crew cut, etc.).


1. Cruis'n USA (1994)

2. Cruis'n World (1996)

3. Cruis'n Exotica (1999)

4. Cruis'n Velocity (2001, Nintendo GameBoy Advance)

5. Cruis'n (2007, Nintendo Wii)


Director : Eugene Jarvis

Programmer : Eric Pribyl

Artist : Shawn Cooper

Artist : Ted Barber


* Consoles :

Nintendo 64 (2000)

Nintendo Game Boy Color (2000)


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.132u1 [K. Lee, Smitdogg]

0.84u3 [Aaron Giles]


- 0.143u7: Brian Troha and The Dumping Union added clone Cruis'n Exotica (version 1.0).

- 0.133u1: Smitdogg, Guru and Dumping Union added clone Cruis'n Exotica (version 2.0), not working. Renamed (crusnexa) to (crusnexob).

- 1st August 2009: Smitdogg - We got Cruis'n Exotica Version 2.0 with recycled funds, and an Athens motherboard for decapping and Guru-analysis.

- 0.132u1: K. Lee and Smitdogg added Cruis'n Exotica (version 2.4). Renamed (crusnexo) to (crusnexa).

- 15th June 2009: Smitdogg - Thanks to K. Lee we got Cruis'n Exotica 2.4.

- 0.122u4: Changed description to 'Cruis'n Exotica (version 1.6)'.

- 0.122u3: Aaron Giles hooked up Cruis'n Exotica lamp board (added layout). Changed number of buttons to 10 and VSync to 57.134789 Hz.

- 0.122u2: Aaron Giles added artifical Z offset of -2 to make the full screen show in Cruis'n Exotica.

- 0.122u1: Fixed input and user1/2 rom loading. Changed visible area to 512x400 and VSync to 56.563413 Hz. Added 'ROM Configuration' dipswitch.

- 0.120u2: Changed visible area to 400x256.

- 0.84u6: Changed description to 'Cruis'n Exotica'.

- 0.84u5: Added dipswitches 'Game Type', 'Seat Motion', 'Cabinet', 'Wheel Invert', 'Link', 'Linking I.D.', 'Country Code' and 'Coin Mode'.

- 0.84u3: Aaron Giles added Cruisin' Exotica (Midway 1999).


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Romset: 59392 kb / 19 files / 40.5 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="crusnexob" sourcefile="midzeus.c" cloneof="crusnexo" romof="crusnexo">
              <description>Cruis'n Exotica (version 1.6)</description>
              <rom name="exotica.u2" merge="exotica.u2" size="2097152" crc="d2d54acf" sha1="2b4d6fda30af807228bb281335939dfb6df9b530" region="dcs" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="exotica.u3" merge="exotica.u3" size="4194304" crc="28a3a13d" sha1="8d7d641b883df089adefdd144229afef79db9e8a" region="dcs" offset="400000"/>
              <rom name="exotica.u4" merge="exotica.u4" size="4194304" crc="213f7fd8" sha1="8528d524a62bc41a8e3b39f0dbeeba33c862ee27" region="dcs" offset="800000"/>
              <rom name="exotica-16.u10" size="2097152" crc="65450140" sha1="cad41a2cad48426de01feb78d3f71f768e3fc872" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="exotica-16.u11" size="2097152" crc="e994891f" sha1="bb088729b665864c7f3b79b97c3c86f9c8f68770" region="user1" offset="2"/>
              <rom name="exotica-10.u12" merge="exotica-10.u12" size="2097152" crc="21f122b2" sha1="5473401ec954bf9ab66a8283bd08d17c7960cd29" region="user1" offset="400000"/>
              <rom name="exotica-10.u13" merge="exotica-10.u13" size="2097152" crc="cf9d3609" sha1="6376891f478185d26370466bef92f0c5304d58d3" region="user1" offset="400002"/>
              <rom name="exotica.u14" merge="exotica.u14" size="4194304" crc="84452fc2" sha1="06d87263f83ef079e6c5fb9de620e0135040c858" region="user2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="exotica.u15" merge="exotica.u15" size="4194304" crc="b6aaebdb" sha1="6ede6ea123be6a88d1ff38e90f059c9d1f822d6d" region="user2" offset="2"/>
              <rom name="exotica.u16" merge="exotica.u16" size="4194304" crc="aac6d2a5" sha1="6c336520269d593b46b82414d9352a3f16955cc3" region="user2" offset="800000"/>
              <rom name="exotica.u17" merge="exotica.u17" size="4194304" crc="71cf5404" sha1="a6eed1a66fb4f4ddd749e4272a2cdb8e3e354029" region="user2" offset="800002"/>
              <rom name="exotica.u22" merge="exotica.u22" size="4194304" crc="ad6dcda7" sha1="5c9291753e1659f9adbe7e59fa2d0e030efae5bc" region="user2" offset="1000000"/>
              <rom name="exotica.u23" merge="exotica.u23" size="4194304" crc="1f103a68" sha1="3b3acc63a461677cd424e75e7211fa6f063a37ef" region="user2" offset="1000002"/>
              <rom name="exotica.u24" merge="exotica.u24" size="4194304" crc="6312feef" sha1="4113e4e5d39c99e8131d41a57c973df475b67d18" region="user2" offset="1800000"/>
              <rom name="exotica.u25" merge="exotica.u25" size="4194304" crc="b8277b16" sha1="1355e87affd78e195906aedc9aed9e230374e2bf" region="user2" offset="1800002"/>
              <rom name="exotica.u18" merge="exotica.u18" size="2097152" crc="60cf5caa" sha1="629870a305802d632bd2681131d1ffc0086280d2" region="user2" offset="2000000"/>
              <rom name="exotica.u19" merge="exotica.u19" size="2097152" crc="6b919a18" sha1="20e40e195554146ed1d3fad54f7280823ae89d4b" region="user2" offset="2000002"/>
              <rom name="exotica.u20" merge="exotica.u20" size="2097152" crc="4855b68b" sha1="1f6e557590b2621d0d5c782b95577f1be5cbc51d" region="user2" offset="2400000"/>
              <rom name="exotica.u21" merge="exotica.u21" size="2097152" crc="0011b9d6" sha1="231d768c964a16b905857b0814d758fe93c2eefb" region="user2" offset="2400002"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="TMS32032" clock="60000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="dcs2" name="ADSP-2104" clock="16000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="dac1" name="DMA-driven DAC"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="dac2" name="DMA-driven DAC"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="512" height="400" refresh="57.134789" pixclock="16666675" htotal="666" hbend="0" hbstart="512" vtotal="438" vbend="0" vbstart="400" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="1" buttons="10" coins="4" service="yes" tilt="yes">
                     <control type="paddle" minimum="16" maximum="240" sensitivity="25" keydelta="20"/>
                     <control type="pedal" minimum="0" maximum="255" sensitivity="25" keydelta="20"/>
              <dipswitch name="Country Code" tag="DIPS" mask="31">
                     <dipvalue name="USA" value="31" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Germany" value="30"/>
                     <dipvalue name="France" value="29"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Canada" value="28"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Switzerland" value="27"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Italy" value="26"/>
                     <dipvalue name="UK" value="25"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Spain" value="24"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Australia" value="23"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Japan" value="22"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Taiwan" value="21"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Austria" value="20"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Belgium" value="19"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Sweden" value="15"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Finland" value="14"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Netherlands" value="13"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Norway" value="12"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Denmark" value="11"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hungary" value="10"/>
                     <dipvalue name="General" value="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin Mode" tag="DIPS" mask="96">
                     <dipvalue name="Mode 1" value="96" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Mode 2" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Mode 3" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Mode 4" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Test Switch" tag="DIPS" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Game Type" tag="DIPS" mask="256">
                     <dipvalue name="Dedicated" value="256" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Kit" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Seat Motion" tag="DIPS" mask="512">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="512" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="DIPS" mask="1024">
                     <dipvalue name="Stand Up" value="1024" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Sit Down" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Wheel Invert" tag="DIPS" mask="2048">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2048" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="ROM Configuration" tag="DIPS" mask="4096">
                     <dipvalue name="32M ROM Normal" value="4096" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="16M ROM Split Active" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Link" tag="DIPS" mask="8192">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8192" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Linking I.D." tag="DIPS" mask="49152">
                     <dipvalue name="Master #1" value="49152" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Slave #2" value="32768"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Slave #3" value="16384"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Slave #4" value="0"/>
              <driver status="preliminary" emulation="preliminary" color="good" sound="good" graphic="imperfect" savestate="supported" palettesize="0"/>

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