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fort2ba: 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="fort2ba" sourcefile="eolith.c" cloneof="fort2b" romof="fort2b">
              <description>Fortress 2 Blue Arcade (ver 1.00 / pcb ver 3.05)</description>
              <rom name="ftii012.u43" size="524288" crc="6424e05f" sha1="2f02f103de180561e372ce897f8410a11c4cb58d" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ftii000.u39" size="4194304" crc="be74121d" sha1="ee072044f84e11c48537d79bd9766bf8cc28f002" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ftii004.u34" size="4194304" crc="d4399f98" sha1="88f5a1097f44d2070cfc96c9cd83342d1975dcfe" region="user1" offset="2"/>
              <rom name="ftii001.u40" size="4194304" crc="35c396ff" sha1="d05dee021e1a93e224b05949c18a5107e0aceb4d" region="user1" offset="800000"/>
              <rom name="ftii005.u35" size="4194304" crc="ff553679" sha1="d9f1ebc28098a20a59b76ee859527e946c82a1df" region="user1" offset="800002"/>
              <rom name="ftii002.u41" size="4194304" crc="1d79ed5a" sha1="0319392dbfe4a20be462ca9cc5a66575ba0a32b4" region="user1" offset="1000000"/>
              <rom name="ftii006.u36" size="4194304" crc="c6049bbc" sha1="bd9231b5fe1a7307668960c1f9f188f4a49f1c45" region="user1" offset="1000002"/>
              <rom name="ftii003.u42" size="4194304" crc="3cac1efe" sha1="aca009a39b5d6049e3cf234f4412868a569ffb18" region="user1" offset="1800000"/>
              <rom name="ftii007.u37" size="4194304" crc="a583a672" sha1="b013fbfaa1e3f573a305e6346e50b930766daa1d" region="user1" offset="1800002"/>
              <rom name="ftii010.u107" merge="5.u107" size="32768" crc="afd5263d" sha1="71ace1b749d8a6b84d08b97185e7e512d04e4b8d" region="cpu1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ftii008.u111" merge="4.u111" size="32768" crc="79012474" sha1="09a2d5705d7bc52cc2d1644c87c1e31ee44813ef" region="cpu2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ftii009.u108" merge="3.u108" size="524288" crc="9b996b60" sha1="c4e34601f754ae2908dd6d59ea9da0c5c6f56f2d" region="music" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ftii011.u97" merge="2.u97" size="524288" crc="8a431b14" sha1="5a9824280f30ef2e7b7f16652b2f9f9559cb764f" region="sfx" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="qs1001a.u96" merge="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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