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gmgalax: MAME ROM Information.


Ghostmuncher / Galaxian (c) 1981 Leisure and Allied.


Main CPU : Z80 (@ 3.072 Mhz)

Sound Chips : Tone generator and discrete circuits

Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 224 x 256 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.61 Hz

Palette colors : 130

Players : 2

Control : 4-way joystick

Buttons : 1 (FIRE) - used in Galaxian only


This game is a dual bootleg of "Pac-Man" and "Galaxian". You can change the game in the Dip Switch menu.

In this bootleg, the colors, sounds and names of the ghosts have been changed. The "Galaxian" bootleg is also sped up significantly.

Official Releases:

Puckman [Upright model] (Namco)

Puckman [Cocktail model] (Namco)

Licensed products:

Puckman (Zaccaria)

Puckman (Kenphone)

Puckman [Upright model] (NSM)

Puckman [Cocktail model] (NSM)

Puckman [Wall model] (NSM)

Puckman (Bell-Fruit)

Pac-Man [Upright model] [No. 932] (Midway)

Pac-Man [Cocktail model] [No. 933] (Midway)

Pac-Man [Mini-Myte model] [No. 934] (Midway)

Unofficial products:

Pac-Man [Galaxian hardware]


Ghostmuncher (LAI Games)

New Puck X (Deluxe)

Newpuc1 (Unibox)

Newpuc2 (Kamiya)

Joyman (Monster)

Hangly Man (Nittoh)

Caterpillar (Phi)

Buccaneer (Bucco)


* Ghostmuncher :

Dot : 10 points

Power pill (energizer) : 50 points

Ghosts : 200, 400, 800, 1600 points

Cherry : 100 points.

Strawberry : 300 points.

Peach : 500 points.

Apple : 700 points.

Pineapple : 1000 points.

Galaxian : 2000 points.

Bell : 3000 points.

Key : 5000 points.

* Galaxian (Part X):

Yellow Ship in formation : 30

Yellow Ship attacking: 60

Blue Ship in formation : 40

Blue Ship attacking : 80

Purple Ship in formation : 50

Purple Ship attacking : 100

Flagship in formation : 60 points

Flagship attacking with no escorts : 150 points

Flagship attacking with one escort, flagship killed before escort : 150 points

Flagship attacking with one escort, flagship killed after escort : 200 points

Flagship attacking with two escorts, flagship killed before BOTH escorts : 300 points

Flagship attacking with two escorts, flagship killed AFTER both escorts : 800 points


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.63 [Zsolt Vasvari, Guru]

0.37b10 [Guru]


- Use 'Game Select' in the dipswitch menu to switch between Galaxian and Ghost Muncher


- Wrong colors. MASH (ID 03729)


- 0.124u1: Aaron Giles fixed duplicated inputs.

- 0.108u5: Canim implemented some port conditions for Ghostmuncher Galaxian, so you only see the relevant dipswitches for the active game.

- 0.63: Zsolt Vasvari changed 'Ghost Muncher' from a clone of PuckMan to parent set 'Ghostmuncher Galaxian (bootleg)'. Renamed (ghostmun) to (gmgalax).

- 14th December 2002: Zsolt Vasvari fixed the Ghostmuncher and Galaxian combination to work as one game as it should be.

- 26th December 2000: Guru - Redumped the colour prom from my Ghostmuncher PCB (about 1 week ago). Both those roms should be floating quite freely around the net by now. You should see those hopefully in the next release of MAME.

- 16th December 2000: Guru fixed the Ghost Muncher colors with a new color PROM.

- 0.37b10: Guru added Ghost Muncher (bootleg 1981).

- 31st July 2000: Guru - Dumped Ghostmuncher (Galaxian hardware).

Recommended Games (Maze Pac-Man):

Pac-Man / PuckMan

Namco Classic Collection Vol.2 (Pac-Man)

Pac-Man - 25th Anniversary Edition

Pac-Man Plus

Super Pac-Man

Pac & Pal


4 Fun in 1 (Ghost Muncher)

unknown Pac-Man gambling game

Ghostmuncher Galaxian (bootleg)

Ms. Pac-Man

Ms. Pac-Man/Galaga - 20th Anniversary Class of 1981 Reunion

Pac-Man - 25th Anniversary Edition (Ms. Pac-Man)

Jr. Pac-Man

Hyper Pacman

XESS - The New Revolution (Hyper Pacman)


Funny Strip

Puckman Pockimon


Professor PacMan


Pac-Land (United Amusements PC Engine)

Puzzle Club


Recommended Games (Galaxian):



4 Fun in 1 (Galaxian)



Namco Classic Collection Vol.1 (Galaga)

Tenkomori Shooting (Galaga)

Ms. Pac-Man/Galaga - 20th Anniversary Class of 1981 Reunion

Pac-Man - 25th Anniversary Edition (Galaga)

Galaga '88

Ghostmuncher Galaxian (bootleg)


Cosmo Gang the Video

Romset: 45 kb / 13 files / 25.7 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="gmgalax" sourcefile="galdrvr.c">
              <description>Ghostmuncher Galaxian (bootleg)</description>
              <rom name="pcb1_pm1.bin" size="4096" crc="19338c70" sha1="cc2665b7d534d324627d12025ee099ff415d4214" region="maincpu" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="pcb1_pm2.bin" size="4096" crc="18db074d" sha1="a70ed18f632e947493e648e6fc057dfb7a2a3322" region="maincpu" offset="11000"/>
              <rom name="pcb1_pm3.bin" size="4096" crc="abb98b1d" sha1="bb0109d353359bb192a3e6856a857c2f842838cb" region="maincpu" offset="12000"/>
              <rom name="pcb1_pm4.bin" size="4096" crc="2403c78e" sha1="52d8c8a4efcf47871485080ab217098a019e6579" region="maincpu" offset="13000"/>
              <rom name="pcb1_gx1.bin" size="4096" crc="2faa9f53" sha1="1e7010d407601c5da1adc68bc9f4742c79d57286" region="maincpu" offset="14000"/>
              <rom name="pcb1_gx2.bin" size="4096" crc="121c5f16" sha1="cb1806fa984870133fd883969838dca85f992515" region="maincpu" offset="15000"/>
              <rom name="pcb1_gx3.bin" size="4096" crc="02d81a21" sha1="39209cfb7cf142a65e157544d93803ea542a8efb" region="maincpu" offset="16000"/>
              <rom name="pcb2gfx1.bin" size="4096" crc="7021bbc0" sha1="52d2983d74e722fccb31eb02ca56255850c4f41c" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="pcb2gfx3.bin" size="4096" crc="089c922b" sha1="f1b81999f63677d4cd58cd547353170e348a1423" region="gfx1" offset="800"/>
              <rom name="pcb2gfx2.bin" size="4096" crc="51bf58ee" sha1="3546ff03c76a6422b0515bd5c695674bfb032089" region="gfx1" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="pcb2gfx4.bin" size="4096" crc="908fd0dc" sha1="ac278bd82730e92ff312793244340748b93fa9bb" region="gfx1" offset="2800"/>
              <rom name="gmgalax2.clr" size="32" crc="499f4440" sha1="66d6463a145087041934bdab8bfa6c3db6375317" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="l06_prom.bin" size="32" crc="6a0c7d87" sha1="140335d85c67c75b65689d4e76d29863c209cf32" region="proms" offset="20"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="3072000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="discrete" name="DISCRETE"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="90" width="768" height="224" refresh="60.606061" pixclock="18432000" htotal="1152" hbend="0" hbstart="768" vtotal="264" vbend="16" vbstart="240" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="1" coins="2">
                     <control type="joy" ways="4"/>
              <dipswitch name="Ghost Muncher - Cabinet" tag="GMIN0" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="32"/>
              <dipswitch name="Ghost Muncher - Bonus Life" tag="GMIN1" mask="192">
                     <dipvalue name="10000" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="15000" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="20000" value="192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="None" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Ghost Muncher - Coinage" tag="GMIN2" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Free Play" value="3"/>
              <dipswitch name="Ghost Muncher - Lives" tag="GMIN2" mask="12">
                     <dipvalue name="1" value="12"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Galaxian - Cabinet" tag="GLIN0" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="32"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="GLIN0" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="64"/>
              <dipswitch name="Galaxian - Coinage" tag="GLIN1" mask="192">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Free Play" value="192"/>
              <dipswitch name="Galaxian - Bonus Life" tag="GLIN2" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="4000" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5000" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="7000" value="3"/>
                     <dipvalue name="None" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Galaxian - Lives" tag="GLIN2" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="4"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="GLIN2" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Game Select" tag="GAMESEL" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Ghost Muncher" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Galaxian" value="1"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="64"/>

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