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fortecar: MAME ROM Information.


Forte Card (c) 19?? Fortex, Ltd.


Main CPU : Z80 (@ 8 Mhz)

Players : 1


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.99u3 [David Haywood]


- 0.146: Updated Forte Card to use modern I8255 implementation instead of the legacy one [Fabio Priuli].

- 0.144u4: Angelo Salese, Roberto Fresca, Rob Ragon fixed clone Forte Card (Spanish) - Game now playable. Forte Card improvements [Roberto Fresca]: A lot of work on inputs. Added DIP locations. Lamps documentation and support. Added Lamps layout. Fixed and simplified inputs. Now Owner, Rental and Credits are proper toggled service keys. Improved the button-lamps layout with the half and double addition for betting in the gamble stage. Reverse engineering and partially documented the serial EEPROM data. Added a clean default NVRAM and serial EEPROM. Added company and year notes. Added technical notes. Changed description to 'Forte Card (Ver 103, English)' and clone 'Forte Card (Ver 110, Spanish)'. Added dipswitches 'Attract Mode', 'DSW-1', 'DSW-3', 'DSW-4', 'DSW-5', 'DSW-6', 'DSW-7' and 'DSW-8'.

- 0.144u1: Roberto Fresca and Rob Ragon added clone Forte Card (Spanish). Forte Card improvements [Roberto Fresca, Rob Ragon]: Added crystal through #define. Correct clocks for CPU, CRTC and AY8910. Added new spanish set. Added correct bipolar dump. Correct palette routines, plus video resnet. Watchdog. Added preliminary support for 93SC56 serial EEPROM. Added proper serial EEPROM dump. Added a ton of technical notes. Improved the 93SC56 serial EEPROM interface. Added more findings and technical notes. Angelo Salese fixed colors and implemented RTC in Forte Card. Angelo Salese moved V3021 RTC emulation into a proper device, and made it to increment the time. Hooked this up into Forte Card driver. Changed parent description to 'Forte Card (English)'. Added roms forte_card_93cs56.u13 and forte_card_82s147.u47. Changed visible area to 600x240.

- 0.135u1: Angelo Salese fixed gfx decoding and hooked up MC6845 in the Forte Card driver.

- 0.128u3: Some improvements to the Forte Card driver [Angelo Salese] - not yet working. Changed Z80 CPU1 clock speed to 6 MHz and visible area to 640x256. Added AY-3-8910A (1.5MHz) sound. Added dipswitches 'IN0', 'IN1', 'IN2', 'DSW1' and 12x 'Unknown'.

- 0.99u3: David Haywood added Forte Card (unknown 19??).

Romset: 259 kb / 7 files / 87.8 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="fortecar" sourcefile="fortecar.c">
              <description>Forte Card (Ver 103, English)</description>
              <manufacturer>Fortex Ltd</manufacturer>
              <rom name="fortecar.u7" size="65536" crc="2a4b3429" sha1="8fa630dac949e758678a1a36b05b3412abe8ae16" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="fortecar.u38" size="65536" crc="c2090690" sha1="f0aa8935b90a2ab6043555ece69f926372246648" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="fortecar.u39" size="65536" crc="fc3ddf4f" sha1="4a95b24c4edb67f6d59f795f86dfbd12899e01b0" region="gfx1" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="fortecar.u40" size="65536" crc="9693bb83" sha1="e3e3bc750c89a1edd1072ce3890b2ce498dec633" region="gfx1" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="fortecrd_nvram.u6" size="2048" crc="7d3e7eb5" sha1="788fe7adc381bcc6eaefed33f5aa1081340608a0" status="baddump" region="nvram" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="forte_card_93cs56_serial_12345678.u13" size="256" crc="2fc5961d" sha1="f958c8b2b4e48cc6e5a607a6751acde5592bd27f" status="baddump" region="eeprom" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="forte_card_82s147.u47" size="512" crc="7e631818" sha1="ac08b0de30260278af3a1c5dee5810d4304cb9ca" status="baddump" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="3000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="aysnd" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="1500000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="600" height="240" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="1" coins="2">
                     <control type="gambling"/>
              <dipswitch name="DSW-1" tag="DSW" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Attract Mode" tag="DSW" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="2" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="DSW-3" tag="DSW" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="DSW-4" tag="DSW" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="DSW-5" tag="DSW" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="DSW-6" tag="DSW" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="DSW-7" tag="DSW" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="DSW-8" tag="DSW" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <driver status="preliminary" emulation="preliminary" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="512"/>

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