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dominos: MAME ROM Information.


Dominos [Upright model] (c) 1977 Atari.

An old strategy game where players place dominoes in an attempt to cause their competitor to run into their trail. Play begins slowly, but speeds up as time progresses. Players change direction based upon their button presses.


Game ID : 007305

Main CPU : M6502 (@ 756 Khz)

Sound Chips : Discrete circuitry

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 512 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 4

Players : 2

Control : 4-way joystick


Released in January 1977.

Also released as "Dominos [Cocktail Table model]".

A Dominos unit appears in the 1978 movie 'Jaws 2'.


Designed and programmed by : Dennis Koble

Design and programming assistant : Chris Downend


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.31 [Mike Balfour]


- 0.140u1: Derrick Renaud optimized speed of DISCRETE_DAC_R1 and fixed operation of DISCRETE_COUNTER_7492.

- 0.123u2: Changed palettesize to 12 colors.

- 0.128u4: Derived clocks from crystals in Sprint2 driver and unified memory map [Luigi30].

- 0.94u5: Derrick Renaud updated Dominos discrete sound to use the new component value code.

- 0.88u4: Stefan Jokisch fixed Sprint2 watchdog issues.

- 0.88: Derrick Renaud added watchdog to Dominos and set to proper time using new MDRV_WATCHDOG_VBLANK_INIT function.

- 0.72: Added proms ($0, 100 - sync and address). Changed M6502 CPU clock speed to 756000 Hz and visible area to 512x224. Added 'Service Mode' and 4x 'Unknown' dipswitches.

- 22nd July 2003: Stefan Jokisch re-wrote and merged the Sprint 1/2 and Dominos drivers, fixing sprites in Sprint 1/2 and fixing sound in Dominos.

- 0.69: Derrick Renaud added 60Hz AC signal to Dominos, but it does not seem to affect anything.

- 0.68: Derrick Renaud added basic Discrete sound (need to find sound ram locations).

- 0.31: Mike Balfour added Dominos (Atari 1977).

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Romset: 6 kb / 6 files / 3.16 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="dominos" sourcefile="sprint2.c">
              <rom name="7352-02.d1" size="2048" crc="738b4413" sha1="3a90ab25bb5f65504692f97da43f03e21392dcd8" region="maincpu" offset="3000"/>
              <rom name="7438-02.e1" size="2048" crc="c84e54e2" sha1="383b388a1448a195f28352fc5e4ff1a2af80cc95" region="maincpu" offset="3800"/>
              <rom name="7439-01.p4" size="512" crc="4f42fdd6" sha1="f8ea4b582e26cad37b746174cdc9f1c7ae0819c3" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="7440-01.r4" size="512" crc="957dd8df" sha1="280457392f40cd66eae34d2fcdbd4d2142793402" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="6400-01.m2" size="256" crc="b8094b4c" sha1="82dc6799a19984f3b204ee3aeeb007e55afc8be3" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="6401-01.e2" size="32" crc="857df8db" sha1="06313d5bde03220b2bc313d18e50e4bb1d0cfbbb" region="proms" offset="100"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="M6502" clock="756000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="discrete" name="DISCRETE"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="512" height="224" refresh="60.000000" pixclock="8048640" htotal="512" hbend="0" hbstart="512" vtotal="262" vbend="0" vbstart="224" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" coins="2">
                     <control type="joy" ways="4"/>
              <dipswitch name="Points to Win" tag="DSW" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="6" value="3"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coinage" tag="DSW" mask="12">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="12"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="INB" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <adjuster name="R23 - Tone Freq" default="50"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="12"/>

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