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exctsccrj2: MAME ROM Information.


Exciting Soccer (c) 1983 Alpha Denshi.

An early soccer game.


Main CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz), Z80 (@ 4.123456 Mhz), ALPHA-8301 (@ 500 Khz)

Sound Chips : (4x) AY8910 (@ 1.5 Mhz), (2x) DAC

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


Released in October 1983 in Japan.

A Japanese bootleg of this game was released in 1984.

Exciting Soccer music is a copy of an instrumental rock and roll ('Tequila', as played by The Champs).

Terenzio Carraro holds the official record for this game with 503,610 points.


In the Japanese bootleg :

* The Italian team is replaced by the Japanese Team.

* The music are different.

* The title screen says : 'planned by Shinzi' and 'programmed by Kazutomi'.


1. Exciting Soccer (1983)

2. Exciting Soccer II (1984)


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.34b7 [Ernesto Corvi, Jarek Parchanski]


- 0.145u5: Changed description of clone 'Exciting Soccer (Japan)' to '(Japan set 1)'.

- 0.136u1: Corrado Tomaselli added clone Exciting Soccer (Japan set 2). Corrado Tomaselli verified and corrected clocks in Exciting Soccer. Changed 1st AY-3-8910A clock speed to 1940000 Hz and VSync to 60.54 Hz.

- 24th December 2009: Corrado Tomaselli dumped Exciting Soccer (Japan, set 2).

- 0.133u1: Renamed (exctscca) to (exctsccra), (exctsccj) to (exctsccrj) and (exctsccb) to (exctsccrb).

- 0.130u3: Uki added clone Exciting Soccer (Japan). Exciting Soccer update [Uki]: Verified clock frequency (including 4KHz NMI). Position 6A is not populated in version (Japan). Sound tempo is wrong in all sets (with or without this change). Clock for AY-3-8910 is 14.31818M/8 except for main melody. Changed Z80 CPU1 clock speed to 3072000 Hz, Z80 CPU2 to 3579545 Hz and the 4x AY-3-8910A to 1789772 Hz.

- 0.126u1: Nicola Salmoria merged Exciting Soccer driver into Champion Base Ball driver. Changed ALPHA-8301 CPU3 clock speed to 384000 Hz. Fixed proms rom loading.

- 0.123u6: Fixed gfx1/2/3 rom loading. Switched clone Exciting Soccer (bootleg) to use the correct gfx ROMs (matches screenshot found in ID 01058 exctsccb: Exciting Soccer bootleg should be placed in champbas.c.).

- 0.123u1: Changed palettesize to 384 colors.

- 0.104u8: Tatsuyuki Satoh added emulation of the Alpha 8201/8301 MCU and connected it to Exciting Soccer. Added ALPHA-8301 (500000 HZ) CPU3.

- 0.35b11: Changed Z80 CPU2 clock speed to 4123456 Hz.

- 0.35b10: Changed Z80 CPU2 clock speed to 4001000 Hz.

- 0.35b1: Thierry Lescot added clone Exciting Soccer (alternate music).

- 0.34b8: Jarek Parchanski added high score saving to Exciting Soccer.

- 0.34b7: Ernesto Corvi and Jarek Parchanski added Exciting Soccer (Alpha Denshi 1983) and clone (bootleg) (Kazutomi 1984). Known issues: The song that should be played during the match is selected through the Alpha MCU. The bootleg mutilated the audio part, so information about this table is not available. Cocktail mode is unsupported. Sprites colors/banking?

LEVELS: 5 (endless)

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Romset: 93 kb / 16 files / 57.1 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="exctsccrj2" sourcefile="champbas.c" cloneof="exctsccr" romof="exctsccr">
              <description>Exciting Soccer (Japan set 2)</description>
              <manufacturer>Alpha Denshi Co.</manufacturer>
              <rom name="1_10g.bin" size="8192" crc="310298a2" sha1="b05a697ec2ed1bf4947fcc5f823ed9cb8daeee15" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="2_10h.bin" size="8192" crc="030fd0b7" sha1="a4c57c5eb1c76dc7e5d9be48036f21331f9529d9" region="maincpu" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="3_10j.bin" size="8192" crc="1a51ff1f" sha1="2a657f95807bfbf172f7d22e20b9ce75f453d028" region="maincpu" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="0_h6.bin" merge="0_h6.bin" size="8192" crc="3babbd6b" sha1="b81bd47c4449f4f21f2d55d01eb9cb6db10664c7" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="9_f6.bin" merge="9_f6.bin" size="8192" crc="639998f5" sha1="c4ff5e5e75d53dea38449f323186d08d5b57bf90" region="audiocpu" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="8_d6.bin" merge="8_d6.bin" size="8192" crc="88651ee1" sha1="2052e1b3f9784439369f464e31f4a2b0d1bb0565" region="audiocpu" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="7_c6.bin" merge="7_c6.bin" size="8192" crc="6d51521e" sha1="2809bd2e61f40dcd31d43c62520982bdcfb0a865" region="audiocpu" offset="6000"/>
              <rom name="1_a6.bin" merge="1_a6.bin" size="4096" crc="20f2207e" sha1="b1ed2237d0bd50ddbe593fd2fbff9f1d67c1eb11" region="audiocpu" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="4_5a.bin" size="8192" crc="74cc71d6" sha1="ff3d59845bc66ec3335eadf81d799a684182c66f" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="6_5c.bin" size="8192" crc="7c4cd1b6" sha1="141e67fec9b6d6b4380cb941b4d79341787680e3" region="gfx1" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="5_5b.bin" merge="5_b5.bin" size="8192" crc="35f4f8c9" sha1="cdf5bbfea9abdd338938e5f4499d2d71ce3c6237" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="2.5k" merge="2_k5.bin" size="4096" crc="7f9cace2" sha1="bf05a31716f3ca1c2fd1034cd1f39e2d21cdaed3" region="gfx3" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="3.5l" merge="3_l5.bin" size="4096" crc="db2d9e0d" sha1="6ec09a47f7aea6bf31eb0ee78f44012f4d92de8a" region="gfx3" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="prom1.e1" merge="prom1.e1" size="32" crc="d9b10bf0" sha1="bc1263331968f4bf37eb70ec4f56a8cb763c29d2" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="prom3.k5" merge="prom3.k5" size="256" crc="b5db1c2c" sha1="900aaaac6b674a9c5c7b7804a4b0c3d5cce761aa" region="proms" offset="20"/>
              <rom name="prom2.8r" merge="prom2.8r" size="256" crc="8a9c0edf" sha1="8aad387e9409cff0eeb42eeb57e9ea88770a8c9a" region="proms" offset="120"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="3072000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="3579545"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="mcu" name="ALPHA-8301" clock="384000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ay1" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="1940000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ay2" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="1789772"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ay3" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="1789772"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ay4" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="1789772"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="dac1" name="DAC"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="dac2" name="DAC"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="270" width="256" height="224" refresh="60.540000" pixclock="3967549" htotal="256" hbend="0" hbstart="256" vtotal="256" vbend="16" vbstart="240" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="2">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coinage" tag="DSW" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="A 1C/1C B 3C/1C" value="3" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="A 1C/2C B 1C/4C" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="A 1C/3C B 1C/6C" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DSW" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="DSW" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSW" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Game Time" tag="DSW" mask="96">
                     <dipvalue name="1 Min." value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Min." value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Min." value="96"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Min." value="64"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="512"/>

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