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faceoff: MAME ROM Information.


Face Off (c) 1988 Namco.

A 4-player overhead-view hockey game, featuring 8 countries :

1. U.S.S.R.




5. U.S.A.





Namco System 1 hardware

Game ID : FO

Main CPU : M6809 (@ 1.536 Mhz)

Sub CPU : M6809 (@ 1.536 Mhz)

Sound CPU : M6809 (@ 1.536 Mhz)

MCU: HD63701 (@ 1.536 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2151 (@ 3.57958 Mhz), Namco advanced 8-channel stereo WSG, stereo DAC

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 288 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.61 Hz

Palette colors : 24-bit RGB palette

Players : 4

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 1


Released in December 1988.

Victor Entertainment released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Namco Video Game Graffiti Vol.6 - VDR-5301) on 04/10/1989.


Music composed by : Yoshinori Kawamoto, Kazuo Noguchi


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.36RC1 [Vernon C. Brooks]

< Japan >


- 0.126u1: Nicola Salmoria fixed screen is upside down, when you go for a penalty shot.

- 0.89: Nicola Salmoria fixed DAC sounds in Face Off, two sounds at the same time were causing severe slowdowns.

- 0.36RC1: Vernon C. Brooks added Face Off (Japan) (Namco 1988).

- 23rd February 2000: Vernon C. Brooks added Face Off to Namco System 1 driver.


Recommended Games (Hockey):

Tournament Table


Bull Fighter

Fighting Ice Hockey (DECO Cassette)

Hat Trick

Blades of Steel

Face Off

Hit the Ice

Mario Lemieux Hockey (Mega-Tech)

Slap Shot

2 On 2 Open Ice Challenge

Wayne Gretzky's 3D Hockey


SportTime Table Hockey (Arcadia)

Vs. Hot Smash

Romset: 1540 kb / 16 files / 367.1 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="faceoff" sourcefile="namcos1.c">
              <description>Face Off (Japan)</description>
              <rom name="fo1_s0.bin" size="65536" crc="9a00d97d" sha1="f1dcad7b6c9adcdce720d7b336d9c34f37975b31" region="audiocpu" offset="c000"/>
              <rom name="fo1_p6.bin" size="65536" crc="a48ee82b" sha1="d6dbcb6d84a1290185388fb7278e0b2fbb46a0e5" region="user1" offset="300000"/>
              <rom name="fo1_p7.bin" size="65536" crc="6791d221" sha1="e3a95bd4ff36df5fccd5168491beeb18b1a10d95" region="user1" offset="380000"/>
              <rom name="cus64-64a1.mcu" size="4096" crc="ffb5c0bd" sha1="7a38c0cc2553c627f4ec507fb6e807cf7d537c02" region="mcu" offset="f000"/>
              <rom name="fo1_v0.bin" size="65536" crc="e6edf63e" sha1="095f7fa93233e4b4f25e728868c212170be48550" region="mcu" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="fo1_v1.bin" size="65536" crc="132a5d90" sha1="d5ceae68d7aea7cdde43600453f9724f35834519" region="mcu" offset="30000"/>
              <rom name="fo1_c8.bin" size="65536" crc="d397216c" sha1="baa3747bf3e12246e2629eaf0abdb3df05e423bd" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="fo1_c0.bin" size="131072" crc="27884ac0" sha1="b80444553e87d9dc0e3fdccee00ac9424a686a2a" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="fo1_c1.bin" size="131072" crc="4d423499" sha1="9c06f468562e7c2dced3514b8a94db4146a16989" region="gfx2" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="fo1_c2.bin" size="131072" crc="d62d86f1" sha1="db526b9e5c701bb6264549581a00aabf6c95e7be" region="gfx2" offset="40000"/>
              <rom name="fo1_c3.bin" size="131072" crc="c2a08694" sha1="8a78956a7e9f43c93aa63d80bb8b984c0ab22ef9" region="gfx2" offset="60000"/>
              <rom name="fo1_o0.bin" size="131072" crc="41af669d" sha1="299563252d1340fd6745d9c04d7193ab29290b27" region="gfx3" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="fo1_o1.bin" size="131072" crc="ad5fbaa7" sha1="aebfd451e7666cfd49b9875b711a317356a0ea87" region="gfx3" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="fo1_o2.bin" size="131072" crc="c1f7eb52" sha1="f87a59afa19bbc7a9b876f50a787df8148b63738" region="gfx3" offset="40000"/>
              <rom name="fo1_o3.bin" size="131072" crc="aa95d2e0" sha1="adb1acf5c032abc37c76445fd17f4bb02f0952f6" region="gfx3" offset="60000"/>
              <rom name="fo1_o4.bin" size="131072" crc="985f04c7" sha1="03fcb84c9134aa4521ce9549d09925a4f7a82318" region="gfx3" offset="80000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="M6809" clock="1536000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="sub" name="M6809" clock="1536000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="M6809" clock="1536000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="mcu" name="HD63701" clock="6144000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymsnd" name="YM2151" clock="3579580"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="namco" name="Namco CUS30" clock="12000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="dac" name="DAC"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="180" width="288" height="224" refresh="60.606060" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="2" service="yes">
                     <control type="doublejoy" ways="8" ways2="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DIPSW" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DIPSW" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DIPSW" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DIPSW" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DIPSW" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DIPSW" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DIPSW" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DIPSW" 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="8192"/>

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