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gigandes: MAME ROM Information.


Gigandes (c) 1989 East Technology.

A horizontal shooter with a twist. If you die, you get to keep your weapons and power-ups, but at the beginning of each stage you lose everything.


Taito X System hardware

Main CPU : 68000 (@ 8 Mhz), Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2610 (@ 8 Mhz)

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 3


Even if titlescreen says 1989, Gigandes was released in February 1990 in Japan.


The Japanese version has a different level order.


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.37b9 [Yochizo]


- Graphic glitch in the service mode. Twisty (ID 00027)


- 0.143u3: Changed 'Unknown' to 'Unused' dipswitch.

- 0.130u4: Renamed (gigandsj) to (gigandesj).

- 0.118u4: Added dipswitches 'Debug Mode' and 'Controls'.

- 0.106u1: Changed 'Unused' dipswitch to 'Unknown'.

- 0.100u3: Chack'n added clone Gigandes (Japan). Fixed rom names.

- 0.37b16: Added 3rd player button and removed 3rd coin slot.

- 0.37b9: Yochizo added Gigandes (East Technology 1989).

- 16th September 2000: Yochizo added Balloon Brothers, Gigandes and Daisenpu to the Superman a.k.a. Taito X driver.


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Romset: 3648 kb / 11 files / 1.40 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="gigandes" sourcefile="taito_x.c">
              <manufacturer>East Technology</manufacturer>
              <rom name="1.10a" size="131072" crc="290c50e0" sha1="ac8008619891a5b54ba2069e4e18836976532c99" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="3.5a" size="131072" crc="9cef82af" sha1="6dad850de699d40dfba54bde6baca75bb0059c83" region="maincpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="east_2.8a" size="131072" crc="dd94b4d0" sha1="2efff9fd51b28fd1fb46d16b359f0991af91054e" region="maincpu" offset="40000"/>
              <rom name="east_4.3a" size="131072" crc="a647310a" sha1="49db488a36f6c74729825bdf0214bcd30773eaf4" region="maincpu" offset="40001"/>
              <rom name="east_5.17d" size="65536" crc="b24ab5f4" sha1="e4730df984e9686c538df5fc626b795bda1db939" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="east_8.3f" size="524288" crc="75eece28" sha1="7ce66cd8bca7dd214367beae067727c8735c0f7e" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="east_7.3h" size="524288" crc="b179a76a" sha1="cff2caf1eb0dda8a1b8283b9950b908b102f61de" region="gfx1" offset="80000"/>
              <rom name="east_9.3j" size="524288" crc="5c5e6898" sha1="f348ac752a571902c55f36e21aa3fb9ef97528e3" region="gfx1" offset="100000"/>
              <rom name="east_6.3k" size="524288" crc="52db30e9" sha1="0b6d73f2c6e6c1ad5fcb2a9edf50069cd0691483" region="gfx1" offset="180000"/>
              <rom name="east-11.16f" size="524288" crc="92111f96" sha1="e781f24761b7a923388f4cda64c7b31388fd64c5" region="ymsnd.deltat" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="east-10.16e" size="524288" crc="ca0ac419" sha1="b29f30a8ff1286c65b741353b6551918a45bcafe" region="ymsnd" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="8000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymsnd" name="YM2610" clock="8000000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="384" height="240" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="2" tilt="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSWA" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="3" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="2"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSWA" mask="12">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="12" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSWA" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSWA" mask="96">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="96"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Medium" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hardest" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Debug Mode" tag="DSWA" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DSWB" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="DSWB" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="2"/>
              <dipswitch name="Allow Continue" tag="DSWB" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="No" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Yes" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSWB" mask="24">
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="24" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="6" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Controls" tag="DSWB" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Single" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Dual" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Language" tag="DSWB" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="English" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Japanese" value="64"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSWB" 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="unsupported" palettesize="2048"/>

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