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drmn3m: MAME ROM Information.


DrumMania 3rd Mix (c) 2000 Konami.

DrumMania is a game where colored notes travel down the screen which correspond with color coded parts of an electronic drum set. The player must hit the drum parts when the notes reach the bottom of the screen in order to fill in missing drum parts from a song.


Konami Bemani 573 Digital hardware

Main CPU : PSX (@ 16.9344 Mhz)

Sound Chips : SPU (@ 16.9344 Mhz), CD/DA

Players : 1

Buttons : 6


Released in September 2000.

DrumMania 3rd Mix can link with "GuitarFreaks 4th Mix".

The game is known in Asian countries as "Percussion Freaks 3rd Mix".

Konami Music Entertainment released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Guitar Freaks 4th Mix & DrumMania 3rd Mix Soundtracks - KMCA-111) on 06/06/2001.


* Options menu : insert your coins(s), then hold Left + Right and press Start.

* Hidden and sudden modes : insert your coins(s), then hit |High Tom| |Low Tom| |High Tom| |Low Tom| |High Tom| |Bass| and press Start. Hidden and sudden modes will now be unlocked at the options menu.

* Tight mode : insert your coins(s), then hold |Bass| and hit |High Hat| |Snare| |High Tom| |Low Tom|. Release |Bass| then hit |High Hat| |Snare| |High Tom| |Low Tom|, |Bass| + |Snare|. Tight mode will now be unlocked at the options menu.

* Small and silent modes : insert your coins(s), then hit |High Tom| + |Low Tom|, |Snare| |Snare|, |High Hat| + |High Tom|, |Snare| |Snare|, |High Hat| + |Low Tom|. Small and silent modes will now be unlocked at the options menu.

* Expert Real mode : highlight the Real difficulty setting, then hit |Low Tom| |Low Tom| |Low Tom| |Low Tom| |Low Tom| at the mode selection screen.

* Toggle session mode difficulty : select session mode. Then hit |High Hat| |High Hat| at the song selection screen to toggle between normal and extreme session mode.

* New song speed : hit |Bass] |Bass] within one second at the song selection screen to increase the song speed. This may be done up to seven times in a row before the speed changes back to normal. Alternately, press Start + Left or Right during game play. This may be done up to seven times in a row before the speed changes back to normal.


1. DrumMania (1999)

2. DrumMania 2nd Mix (2000)

3. DrumMania 3rd Mix (2000)

4. DrumMania 4th Mix (2001)

5. DrumMania 5th Mix (2001)

6. DrumMania 6th Mix (2002)

7. DrumMania 7th Mix (2002)

8. DrumMania 8th Mix (2003)

9. DrumMania 9th Mix (2003)

10. DrumMania 10th Mix (2004)

11. Drummania V (2005)

12. Drummania V2 (2005)

13. Drummania V3 (2006)

14. DrumMania V4 (2007)

15. DrumMania V5 (2008)

16. DrumMania V6 - Blazing! (2009)

17. DrumMania XG2 - Groove to Live (2011)


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.113 [smf]

CD-ROM required


- 0.141u4: Added MAS3507D sound to parent set 'Percussion Freaks 3rd Mix (G*A23 VER. KAA)'.

- 0.141u3: Added MAS3507D sound to clone DrumMania 3rd Mix (G*A23 VER. JAA).

- 0.113u3: Added new user2/8 roms (install security cart EEPROM + game security cart EEPROM).

- 0.113: smf added Percussion Freaks 3rd Mix (G*A23 VER. KAA) and clone DrumMania 3rd Mix (G*A23 VER. JAA).

Romset: 5 kb / 4 files / 520 zip

CD-ROM: 467.5 MB (Compressed: 386.6)

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="drmn3m" sourcefile="ksys573.c" cloneof="pcnfrk3m" romof="pcnfrk3m">
              <description>DrumMania 3rd Mix (G*A23 VER. JAA)</description>
              <biosset name="std" description="Standard" default="yes"/>
              <biosset name="gchgchmp" description="Found on Gachagachamp"/>
              <biosset name="dsem2" description="Found on Dancing Stage Euro Mix 2"/>
              <rom name="700a01.22g" merge="700a01.22g" bios="std" size="524288" crc="11812ef8" sha1="e1284add4aaddd5337bd7f4e27614460d52b5b48" region="bios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="700_a01.22g" merge="700_a01.22g" bios="gchgchmp" size="524288" crc="39ebb0ca" sha1="9aab8c637dd2be84d79007e52f108abe92bf29dd" region="bios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="700b01.22g" bios="dsem2" size="524288" status="nodump" region="bios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="digital-id.bin" merge="digital-id.bin" size="8" crc="2b977f4d" sha1="2b108a56653f91cb3351718c45dfcf979bc35ef1" region="digital_id" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a23jaa.u1" size="548" crc="90e544fa" sha1="1feb617c36bad41aa720a6e5d3ec9e5cb2030567" status="baddump" region="install_eeprom" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="gca23ja.u1" size="4116" crc="5af1b5da" sha1="cf862ef9ab60e8da89af96266943137827e4a261" status="baddump" region="game_eeprom" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a23jaa.u6" merge="a23kaa.u6" size="8" crc="af09e43c" sha1="d8372f2d6e0ae07061b496a2242a63e5bc2e54dc" status="baddump" region="install_id" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="gca23ja.u6" merge="gca23ka.u6" size="8" crc="ce84419e" sha1="839e8ee080ecfc79021a06417d930e8b32dfc6a1" status="baddump" region="game_id" offset="0"/>
              <disk name="a23jaa02" sha1="89e365f61a4db889621d7d9d9917bcfa2c09704e" status="baddump" region="cdrom0" index="0" writable="no"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="CXD8530CQ" clock="67737600"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="spu" name="SPU" clock="33868800"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="cdda" name="CD/DA"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mpeg" name="MAS3507D"/>
              <display tag="gpu:screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="640" height="480" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="1" buttons="6" coins="1" service="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="2"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused 1" tag="IN1" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Screen Flip" tag="IN1" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="V-Flip" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused 2" tag="IN1" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Start Up Device" tag="IN1" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="CD-ROM Drive" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Flash ROM" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <configuration name="Network?" tag="IN1" mask="4096">
                     <confsetting name="Off" value="4096" default="yes"/>
                     <confsetting name="On" value="0"/>
              <configuration name="Security Cart" tag="CART" mask="1">
                     <confsetting name="Install" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <confsetting name="Game" value="1"/>
              <configuration name="CD" tag="CD" mask="1">
                     <confsetting name="1" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <confsetting name="2" value="1"/>
              <driver status="preliminary" emulation="preliminary" color="good" sound="imperfect" graphic="imperfect" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="65536"/>

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