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gbusters: MAME ROM Information.


Gang Busters (c) 1988 Konami.

An overhead shoot'em up where you play as a green-haired dude.


Game ID : GX878

Main CPU : KONAMI (@ 3 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 3.579545 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2151 (@ 3.579545 Mhz), K007232 (@ 3.579545 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 224 x 288 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 1024

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


This game is known in Japan as "Crazy Cop".

King Records released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Konami Game Music Collection Vol.0 - 276A-7708) on 21/07/1989.


Written and directed by : S. Okamoto

Assistant director : Y. Satoh, Macha*

Charactor designer : Dr. Hide

Graphic designer : N. Ishii

Production sound mixer : K. Matsubara

Music editors : S. Tasaka, Motoaki Furukawa, S. Fukami, Shigemasa Matsuo

Electoronics designers : T. Matsuura, M. Hiraoka

Publicity supervisor : F. Shibuya

Translator : Yuichi Kobayashi

General manager : K. Hiroshita


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.36b5 [Manuel Abadia]


- 0.136u1: Fabio Priuli added driver data struct and save states to Gang Busters.

- 0.135u4: Fabio Priuli converted Gang Busters to use Konami video devices.

- 0.133u1: Brian Troha added DIP locations to Gang Busters and improved bonus verbiage for Gang Busters. Verbiage more like the actual manual. Changed 'Unknown' dipswitches to 'Unused'. Renamed (gbustera) to (gbustersa).

- 0.131u1: MooglyGuy merged memory maps in Gang Busters.

- 0.120u3: Patrik Styrnell added clone Gang Busters (set 2). Changed parent description to 'Gang Busters (set 1)'. Fixed rom names.

- 0.36b16: Added clone Crazy Cop (Japan).

- 0.36b5: Manuel Abadia added Gang Busters (Konami 1988).

- 10th September 1999: Manuel Abadia sent in a driver for Gangbusters. Marco Cassili fixed its dipswitches and Nicola fixed the graphics.

ARCADE RELEASE: Crazy Cop (Konami) - 1988/Aug/19


Other Emulators:

* FB Alpha

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Romset: 1441 kb / 9 files / 577.4 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="gbusters" sourcefile="gbusters.c">
              <description>Gang Busters (set 1)</description>
              <rom name="878n02.k13" size="65536" crc="51697aaa" sha1="1e6461e2e5e871d44085623a890158a4c1c4c404" region="maincpu" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="878j03.k15" size="65536" crc="3943a065" sha1="6b0863f4182e6c973adfaa618f096bd4cc9b7b6d" region="maincpu" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="878h01.f8" size="32768" crc="96feafaa" sha1="8b6547e610cb4fa1c1f5bf12cb05e9a12a353903" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="878c07.h27" size="262144" crc="eeed912c" sha1="b2e27610b38f3fc9c2cdad600b03c8bae4fb9138" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="878c08.k27" size="262144" crc="4d14626d" sha1="226b1d83fb82586302be0a67737a427475856537" region="gfx1" offset="40000"/>
              <rom name="878c05.h5" size="262144" crc="01f4aea5" sha1="124123823be6bd597805484539d821aaaadde2c0" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="878c06.k5" size="262144" crc="edfaaaaf" sha1="67468c4ce47e8d43d58de8d3b50b048c66508156" region="gfx2" offset="40000"/>
              <rom name="878a09.f20" size="256" crc="e2d09a1b" sha1="a9651e137486b2df367c39eb43f52d0833589e87" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="878c04.d5" size="262144" crc="9e982d1c" sha1="a5b611c67b0f2ac50c679707931ee12ebbf72ebe" region="k007232" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="KONAMI" clock="3000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="3579545"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymsnd" name="YM2151" clock="3579545"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="k007232" name="K007232" clock="3579545"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="90" width="288" height="224" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="2">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSW1" mask="15">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="5"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/2 Credits" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/3 Credits" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="15" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/4 Credits" value="3"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="7"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="14"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/5 Credits" value="6"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="13"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="12"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="11"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="10"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/7 Credits" value="9"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Free Play" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSW1" mask="240">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="80"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/2 Credits" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/3 Credits" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="240" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/4 Credits" value="48"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="112"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="224"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/5 Credits" value="96"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="208"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="176"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="160"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/7 Credits" value="144"/>
                     <dipvalue name="No Coin B" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSW2" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="3"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="7" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Bullets" tag="DSW2" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="50" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="60" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Bonus Life" tag="DSW2" mask="24">
                     <dipvalue name="50k, 200k, Every 400k" value="24"/>
                     <dipvalue name="70k, 250k, Every 500k" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="50k Only" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="70k Only" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSW2" mask="96">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="96"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Difficult" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Very Difficult" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DSW2" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="DSW3" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSW3" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSW3" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSW3" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="1024"/>

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