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firebeas: MAME ROM Information.


Firebeast (c) 1983 Atari.


Main CPU : M6502 (@ 1.25 Mhz)

Sound Chips : (2x) POKEY (@ 1.25 Mhz)

Colors palette : 64

Players : 1

Buttons : 2


This game is a prototype that never made it out of production. It's original name was Dragon Rider, and the original concept was based on the Chronicles of Pern. Due to licensing issues, the name was changed to Firebeast, but the game didn't test well and was cancelled.


Designed and programmed by: Ed Rotberg


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.106u13 [F.J. McCloud]


- 0.135u2: Fabio Priuli added driver data structs to Cloud 9 driver.

- 0.106u13: F.J. McCloud added Firebeast (prototype) (Atari 1983).

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Romset: 69 kb / 13 files / 24.6 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="firebeas" sourcefile="cloud9.c">
              <description>Firebeast (prototype)</description>
              <rom name="6000.j2" size="8192" crc="dbd04782" sha1="1237511b00a4121fae01a07bca05a76202d74058" region="maincpu" offset="6000"/>
              <rom name="8000.kl2" size="8192" crc="96231ca4" sha1="e865d4396968f94a284fe9993f066d55f9c225a4" region="maincpu" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="a000.lm2" size="8192" crc="f7e0bf25" sha1="d116cbc7643a3328f7a1fe4ff03d8a087b8c7648" region="maincpu" offset="a000"/>
              <rom name="c000.n2" size="8192" crc="43a91b74" sha1="6b38703e793ebcbee7b060053485072d9dac6b8b" region="maincpu" offset="c000"/>
              <rom name="e000.p2" size="4096" crc="8e5045ab" sha1="8e5e8dd7710dc5ec68602f069dfc30e1bcaf7411" region="maincpu" offset="e000"/>
              <rom name="mo0000.r12" size="8192" crc="5246c979" sha1="a975ede0a6c2c91f4373ecba1e2f61f1aedcee62" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="mo2000.p12" size="8192" crc="1a3b6d57" sha1="d9015140e69fdc3f73113f0afc3be2579197017a" region="gfx1" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="mo4000.n12" size="8192" crc="69e18319" sha1="3bf3cbe4ea06ea71928eff8a57c2ef7dc6e6716a" region="gfx1" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="mo6000.m12" size="8192" crc="b722997f" sha1="65a2618ecd8b4923f30f59c1fb95124cf0391964" region="gfx1" offset="6000"/>
              <rom name="63s141.e10" size="256" crc="8e98083f" sha1="ed29c7ed2226613ed5d09ecef4e645e3b53f7f8d" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="63s141.m10" size="256" crc="b0b039c0" sha1="724fa88f3f3c62b3c9345cdb13e114a10b7bbdb0" region="proms" offset="100"/>
              <rom name="82s129.p3" size="256" crc="615d784d" sha1="e7e6397ae45d6ae8b3670b457ede79c42d18d71f" region="proms" offset="200"/>
              <rom name="63s141.m8" size="256" crc="6d7479ec" sha1="7a7c30f5846b98afaaca2af9aab82416ebafe4cc" region="proms" offset="300"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="M6502" clock="1250000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="pokey1" name="POKEYN" clock="1250000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="pokey2" name="POKEYN" clock="1250000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="256" height="232" refresh="61.035156" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="1" buttons="2" coins="2">
                     <control type="trackball" minimum="0" maximum="255" sensitivity="30" keydelta="30" reverse="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="IN0" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW" 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="64"/>

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