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fort2b: MAME ROM Information.


Fortress 2 Blue Arcade (c) 2001 Eolith.


Eolith 32 bits hardware: Gradation 2D system

Main CPU : Hyperstone E1-32N @ 45 or 50 MHz


- CPU : 80c301/AT89c52

- General MIDI Chipset QDSP 1000 MIDI Player (80c32 CPU)

- MIDI 16th Channel(32 Poly) using as Effect EPROM : 512Kbytes

- MIDI Background Music EPROM : 512Kbytes.

- TDA1519A (Philips) Stereo Power AMP

Video :

- Resolution : 320x340 or 512x384

- Color : 16 bit True Color/Dot

- Screen orientation : Horizontal

- Video resolution : 320 x 240 pixels

- Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz


- 256KByte x2 VRAM

- 512Kbyte/1Mega main RAM

Players : 2

Control : 8-way Joystick

Buttons : 2


Original game (fortress2 blue) was developed by CCR/GV. The arcade version was developed by eolith. 'Fortress 1'(August 1997) was sold by SK.

Based on the online game which name is 'Fortress 2 blue'


1) Fortress (August 1997, PC-Online)

2) Fortress 2 (October 1999, PC-Online)

3) Fortress 2 + (January 2000, PC-Online)

4) Fortress 2 Blue (January 2001, PC-Online)

5) Fortress 2 Blue Arcade (September 2001, Arcade)

6) Fortress 2 Blue V.500 (December 2001, PC-Online)

7) Fortress 2 Blue V.600 (June 2002, PC-Online)

8) Fortress 3 Paewangjeon (February 2003, PC-Online)

9) Fortress 2 Blue Forever (January 2004, PC-Online)

10) New Fortress (July 2005, PC-Online)


Director : Choi Hyun Jung

Programmer : Chun Sejin

Graphics : Kim Jinhyuk

Sound : Kim Taeseok

Marketing : Seo Chongwoo

Hardware : Lee Donghwan

AI : Shin Bongkeun

Department Manager : Lee Sunho

Department Director : Lee Sanghyun

C.E.O. : Jeon Juyoung


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.104u1 [Pierpaolo Prazzoli]

0.102u3 [Guru]


- 0.107: Changed E1-32N CPU1 clock speed to 50MHz.

- 0.105u2: Added missing sound3 rom ($0 - QDSP wavetable). Changed E1-32N CPU1 clock speed to 45MHz.

- 0.104u2: Added missing user1 roms.

- 0.104u1: Pierpaolo Prazzoli added Fortress 2 Blue Arcade (ver 1.01 / PCB ver 3.05). Renamed (fort2b) to (fort2ba).

- 6th February 2006: f205v dumped Fortress 2 Blue Arcade (ver 1.01 / PCB ver 3.05). Now dump is more complete, sound rom is still missing.

- 0.103u5: Pierpaolo Prazzoli fixed Fortress 2 Blue Arcade - Game now playable. Changed description to 'Fortress 2 Blue Arcade (ver 1.00 / pcb ver 3.05)'. Changed E1-32N CPU1 clock speed to 50MHz. Removed 'Test Mode' and all 'DSWx-x' dipswitches.

- 23rd January 2006: Pierpaolo Prazzoli - I've been doing some changes to Eolith driver (like hooking up the EEPROM) and now Fortress 2 Blue Arcade is working.

- 0.102u3: Guru added Fortress 2 Blue Arcade (Eolith 2001).

- 10th October 2005: Guru - Fortress 2 Blue arrived. Thanks to our new Korean contact.

- 30th September 2005: Dumping Project - Our Korean contact has bought Fortress 2 Blue Arcade at a Korean shop.

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Fortress 2 Blue Arcade

Romset: 34880 kb / 22 files / 6.98 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="fort2b" sourcefile="eolith.c">
              <description>Fortress 2 Blue Arcade (ver 1.01 / pcb ver 3.05)</description>
              <rom name="1.u43" size="524288" crc="b2279485" sha1="022591b260be28820f04a1c1fdd61cb9b68d6703" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="00.u5" size="2097152" crc="4437b595" sha1="b87518110955947264d93b1f377289f1741ce5dc" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="01.u1" size="2097152" crc="2a410aed" sha1="def822ead339180aa3e0ebb266b6a6eb1271a2ae" region="user1" offset="2"/>
              <rom name="02.u6" size="2097152" crc="12f0e4c0" sha1="fa1e1c3510af61b4058507f1aca801377cafffb4" region="user1" offset="400000"/>
              <rom name="03.u2" size="2097152" crc="aaa7c45a" sha1="fa06932ab1d41eddd384785f1b2b4dc70046da0f" region="user1" offset="400002"/>
              <rom name="04.u7" size="2097152" crc="428070d2" sha1="3e25c644be28fd64e8ea60a5b6c675ce2a84ec91" region="user1" offset="800000"/>
              <rom name="05.u3" size="2097152" crc="a66f9ba9" sha1="3984c42358403b692b7e09b5849c2444578305f0" region="user1" offset="800002"/>
              <rom name="06.u8" size="2097152" crc="899d318e" sha1="3bd552eae9985928fe211186f1913c155cbde1a5" region="user1" offset="c00000"/>
              <rom name="07.u4" size="2097152" crc="c4644798" sha1="3debeef3abc6ce4aea5eb0c6be9f99689a9f111c" region="user1" offset="c00002"/>
              <rom name="08.u15" size="2097152" crc="ce0cccfc" sha1="42cb6698e9168712699616d46ece5a6482825e87" region="user1" offset="1000000"/>
              <rom name="09.u10" size="2097152" crc="5b7de0f1" sha1="f0ee1c6d0766fec95d77d46a9c68b8c3b0d09dde" region="user1" offset="1000002"/>
              <rom name="10.u16" size="2097152" crc="b47fc014" sha1="e1094bc8a3edff635c4abe311a7902a714b9102c" region="user1" offset="1400000"/>
              <rom name="11.u11" size="2097152" crc="7113d3f9" sha1="5c34b2b21bb09c5dec075fabfd426c143a0a8dc2" region="user1" offset="1400002"/>
              <rom name="12.u17" size="2097152" crc="8c4b63a6" sha1="2493c9e9547cb06fbdc6240fb67b15047b66a5fd" region="user1" offset="1800000"/>
              <rom name="13.u12" size="2097152" crc="1d9b9995" sha1="e18b93c244d8e959053dff66e2e5e4341e2b8034" region="user1" offset="1800002"/>
              <rom name="14.u18" size="2097152" crc="450fa784" sha1="d1244b94be6571f1f8930154778362af5cd4c334" region="user1" offset="1c00000"/>
              <rom name="15.u13" size="2097152" crc="c1f02d5c" sha1="73fe9e654c097cd57863b49545c6aa05996a7645" region="user1" offset="1c00002"/>
              <rom name="5.u107" size="32768" crc="afd5263d" sha1="71ace1b749d8a6b84d08b97185e7e512d04e4b8d" region="cpu1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="4.u111" size="32768" crc="79012474" sha1="09a2d5705d7bc52cc2d1644c87c1e31ee44813ef" region="cpu2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="3.u108" size="524288" crc="9b996b60" sha1="c4e34601f754ae2908dd6d59ea9da0c5c6f56f2d" region="music" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="2.u97" size="524288" crc="8a431b14" sha1="5a9824280f30ef2e7b7f16652b2f9f9559cb764f" region="sfx" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="qs1001a.u96" size="524288" crc="d13c6407" sha1="57b14f97c7d4f9b5d9745d3571a0b7115fbe3176" region="wavetable" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="E1-32N" clock="50000000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="320" height="240" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="0"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="1" service="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <driver status="preliminary" emulation="good" color="good" sound="preliminary" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="32768"/>

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