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driftout: MAME ROM Information.


Drift Out (c) 10/1991 Visco.

An overhead-view racing game.


Taito F2 Expanded hardware

Main CPU : 68000 (@ 12 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2610 (@ 8 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 224 x 320 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 4096

Players : 2

Control : dial

Buttons : 2


A bootleg of this game is known as "Drive Out".


1. Drift Out (1991)

2. Drift Out '94 - The Hard Order (1994)

3. Super Drift Out - World Rally Championships (1994, Nintendo Super Famicom)

3. Neo Drift Out - New Technology (1996)


Producer : Tetsuo Akiyama

Director : Don Gabacho

Assistant director : Keisuke Usami

Programmers : Nadu.S, Tera.Bat, Koizumi Pharmacy

Character designers : Tel.Yamada, King Takahashi, Sawayaka Tamura, Yanitei Koneko, Banbara Hiroko, Domi Domi

Sound : Mr. Fukumori, Space Creative


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.37b5 [David Graves, Nicola Salmoria]

0.37b4 [?]


- Player car flickers on DirectX renderer + multithreading. hap (ID 03356)


- 0.141u1: Changed description of clone 'Drive Out' to 'Drive Out (bootleg)'.

- 0.134u1: hap reverted Drift Out workaround, see latest comments here for reason: http://www.mametesters.org/view.php?id=3356.

- 13th December 2000: Jarek Burczynski fixed YM2203 frequency calculation and added sound to clone Drive Out.

- 0.37b5: David Graves and Nicola Salmoria added Drift Out (Japan) (Visco 1991) and clone Drive Out (bootleg).

- 0.37b4: Added Drift Out (Testdriver).

- 19th June 1998: RomList dumped Drift Out (Japan).

Other Emulators:

* FB Alpha

* Raine


Recommended Games (Racing 2D):

Laguna Racer

Super Bug

Safari Rally

High Way Race

Up'n Down

Road Fighter


Crazy Rally

Super Speed Race Junior

Space Position

Top Secret

R.C. Pro-Am (PlayChoice-10)

Drift Out

Drift Out '94 - The Hard Order

Neo Drift Out - New Technology

Thrash Rally

World Rally

World Rally 2: Twin Racing

1000 Miglia: Great 1000 Miles Rally

Mille Miglia 2: Great 1000 Miles Rally

Blomby Car


Over Top

Romset: 2624 kb / 6 files / 944.4 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="driftout" sourcefile="taito_f2.c">
              <description>Drift Out (Japan)</description>
              <rom name="do_46.rom" size="524288" crc="f960363e" sha1="3f64fd606d4e19198de460cf2d99331a2d2e7434" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="do_45.rom" size="524288" crc="e3fe66b9" sha1="6b197061be0c296af08a86dace08ba75c9574e19" region="maincpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="do_obj.rom" size="524288" crc="5491f1c4" sha1="a2e92a9a1e77d9f683f6720947e0622dde48287f" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="do_piv.rom" size="524288" crc="c4f012f7" sha1="4ad6a88f6a7f89b2b4c62c2b376d4e7b43c3d442" region="gfx3" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="do_50.rom" size="65536" crc="ffe10124" sha1="a47dfedfa7b352a5db39e7e1ccc666d3c5fb0d75" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="do_snd.rom" size="524288" crc="f2deb82b" sha1="55e39173a475f5ab0b5f573a678a493fb6eefe64" region="ymsnd" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="12000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymsnd" name="YM2610" clock="8000000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="270" width="320" height="224" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="2" tilt="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
                     <control type="dial" minimum="0" maximum="255" sensitivity="50" keydelta="10"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSWA" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="DSWA" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSWA" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DSWA" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="8" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSWA" mask="48">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="48" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="32"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSWA" mask="192">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="192" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="128"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSWB" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Medium" value="3" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hardest" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Control" tag="DSWB" mask="12">
                     <dipvalue name="Joystick" value="12" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Paddle" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Joystick" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Steering wheel" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSWB" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSWB" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSWB" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSWB" 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="4096"/>

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