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drtoppel: MAME ROM Information.


Dr. Toppel's Adventure (c) 1987 Taito.

A cutesy vertically scrolling shoot'em up where you play as a cute green creature.


Prom Sticker : B19

Main CPU : (2x) Z80 (@ 6 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2203 (@ 3 Mhz)

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


Even if titlescreen says 1987, Dr. Toppel's Adventure was released in March 1988 in US.

Developed by Kaneko.

This game is known in Japan as "Dr. Toppel's Tankentai".


Directed by : K. Sanbe

Written by : Sakai

Production supervisor : M. Sakaguchi

Programmers : H. Satoh, K. Oikawa, F. Komori, T. Katoh, H. Saigusa, S. Igarashi

Graphic designers : Hakkai, Nono, Vap, N. Nenko, I. Minori, H. Onijust

Graphic editors : H. Saigusa, H. Haruna

Supervising sound editor : Hisayoshi Ogura, H. Matsubara, H. Maekawa, S. Aizawa

Game designer : H. Onijust


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.68 [?]

0.36b10 [Quench]


- The board was not in great condition it was sent in a pizza box.


- 0.143u8: Kanikani added DIP locations to Dr. Toppel's Adventure.

- 0.133u1: Renamed (drtopplu) to (drtoppelu) and (drtopplj) to (drtoppelj).

- 0.128u1: Added 2x 'Unused' dipswitches.

- 0.114u4: Fixed rom names.

- 0.68: Added Dr. Toppel's Adventure (World) and clone (US). Changed 'Dr. Toppel Tankentai (Japan)' to clone 'Dr. Toppel's Tankentai (Japan)'. Renamed (drtoppel) to (drtopplj).

- 0.67: Changed description to 'Dr. Toppel Tankentai (Japan)'.

- 0.55: Fixed incorrect colors in Dr. Toppel.

- 0.36b11: Changed description to 'Dr. Toppel's Tankentai (Japan)'.

- 0.36b10: Quench added Dr. Toppel Tankentai (Japan) (Taito 1987).

- 20th November 1999: Quench added Dr. Toppel's Adventure to the TNZS driver.

- 18th November 1999: Nicola Salmoria added Dr. Toppel to the TNZS driver, but it's not yet working correctly.


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Romset: 1217 kb / 13 files / 377.4 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="drtoppel" sourcefile="tnzs.c">
              <description>Dr. Toppel's Adventure (World)</description>
              <manufacturer>Kaneko / Taito Corporation Japan</manufacturer>
              <rom name="b19-09.11c" size="65536" crc="3e654f82" sha1="d9e351d82546b08eb7887ea1d976fa97a259db6e" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="b19-10.9c" size="65536" crc="7e72fd25" sha1="6035e4db75e6dc57b13bb6e92217d1c2d0ffdfd2" region="maincpu" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="b19-15.3e" size="65536" crc="37a0d3fb" sha1="f65fb9382af5f5b09725c39b660c5138b3912f53" region="sub" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="drt8742.3g" size="2048" status="nodump" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="b19-01.13a" size="131072" crc="a7e8a0c1" sha1="a2f017ae5b6472d4202f126d0247b3fe4b1321d1" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="b19-02.12a" size="131072" crc="790ae654" sha1="5fd6b89918e1539e00c918959b96d2a9394c8abe" region="gfx1" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="b19-03.10a" size="131072" crc="495c4c5a" sha1="a23b512cda4c0c535df5508a52faebe401c1797d" region="gfx1" offset="40000"/>
              <rom name="b19-04.8a" size="131072" crc="647007a0" sha1="10ec35a15091967038bb26fb116c47d730f69edc" region="gfx1" offset="60000"/>
              <rom name="b19-05.7a" size="131072" crc="49f2b1a5" sha1="5e98bb421afaa02471ad02213ea6ca23ff2f0e27" region="gfx1" offset="80000"/>
              <rom name="b19-06.5a" size="131072" crc="2d39f1d0" sha1="2aa89a5cc7f026c8db9922b183319ff66ac4a071" region="gfx1" offset="a0000"/>
              <rom name="b19-07.4a" size="131072" crc="8bb06f41" sha1="a0c182d473317f2cdb31bdf39a2593c032002305" region="gfx1" offset="c0000"/>
              <rom name="b19-08.2a" size="131072" crc="3584b491" sha1="d0aca90708be241bbd3a1097220a85083337a4bc" region="gfx1" offset="e0000"/>
              <rom name="b19-13.15f" size="512" crc="6a547980" sha1="c82f8dfad028565b4b4e5be1167f2f290c929090" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="b19-12.16f" size="512" crc="5754e9d8" sha1="8c7d29e22c90b1f72929b95675dc15e431aae044" region="proms" offset="200"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="6000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="sub" name="Z80" clock="6000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymsnd" name="YM2203" clock="3000000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="90" width="256" height="224" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="2" tilt="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="DSWA" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="1"/>
              <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="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="48" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSWA" mask="192">
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="192" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="0"/>
              <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="Bonus Life" tag="DSWB" mask="12">
                     <dipvalue name="30k 100k 200k 100k+" value="12" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="50k 100k 200k 200k+" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="30k 100k" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="30k only" value="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSWB" mask="48">
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="48" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" 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="unsupported" palettesize="512"/>

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