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cstlevna: MAME ROM Information.


Vs. Castlevania (c) 1987 Konami.


Main CPU : N2A03 (@ 1.789772 Mhz)

Sound Chips : N2A03 (@ 1.789772 Mhz), DAC

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 256 x 240 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 64

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


Licensed to Nintendo.


Directed by : Trans Fishers

Screenplay by : Bram Stoker

Music by : James Banana


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.37b11 [Howie Cohen]

Artwork available


- 0.140u3: Kevin Eshbach added ROM location to Vs. Castlevania.

- 0.137u4: Added 2x 'Unknown' dipswitches.

- 0.66: Added dipswitches 'Bonus' and 'Unused'.

- 0.60: Added 'Difficulty' dipswitch. Removed 3rd button.

- 0.37b12: Changed description to 'Vs. Castlevania'.

- 0.37b11: Howie Cohen added Vs Castlevania (Konami 1987).

- 6th January 2001: Howie Cohen fixed several bugs in the VSNES driver and added RBI Baseball, VS Baseball and VS Mahjong.

- 1st January 2001: Howie Cohen finally submitted the long awaited VSNES driver, with most of the games having correct colors and sound.


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Romset: 129 kb / 2 files / 63.9 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="cstlevna" sourcefile="vsnes.c">
              <description>Vs. Castlevania</description>
              <rom name="mds-cv.u7" size="131072" crc="ffbef374" sha1="9eb3b75e7b45df51b8bcd29df84689a7e8557f4f" region="maincpu" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="rp2c04-0002.pal" size="192" crc="fd19ae5e" sha1="8ed14347c5a0b1a8a4d6365d6727e0951a00131c" region="palette" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="N2A03" clock="1789772"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="nes1" name="N2A03" clock="1789772"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="dac1" name="DAC"/>
              <display tag="screen1" type="raster" rotate="0" width="256" height="240" refresh="60.000000" pixclock="4024320" htotal="256" hbend="0" hbstart="256" vtotal="262" vbend="0" vbstart="240" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="2">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coinage" tag="DSW0" mask="7">
                     <dipvalue name="5 Coins/1 Credit" value="3"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="5"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="6"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Free Play" value="7"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSW0" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW0" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="16"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW0" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="32"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSW0" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="64"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSW0" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="128"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="512"/>

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