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gulfwar2: MAME ROM Information.


Gulf War-II (c) 1991 Comad.

A vertically scrolling shoot-em-up from Comad.


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 7 Mhz), Z80 (@ 3.5 Mhz), TMS32010 (@ 3.5 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM3812 (@ 3.5 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 240 x 320 pixels

Screen refresh : 54.88 Hz

Palette colors : 1792

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


This game is more like a bootleg or hack than an original game; a LOT of the game code is taken directly from Taito's "Twin Cobra". The gameplay is nearly identical but the theme and all the GFX have been changed.


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.61 [David Haywood]


- 0.144: Added 'Test Switch' dipswitch.

- 0.141u2: Alex Jackson added MCFG_SCREEN_RAW_PARAMS to Twincobr driver, correcting their refresh rates. Changed VSync to 54.877858 Hz.

- 0.137u1: Changed VSync to 54Hz.

- 0.136u4: Stephane Humbert fixed dipswitches and inputs in Gulf War II (after verification of the M68000 and Z80 code).

- 0.80: Changed TMS32010 clock speed to 3.5MHz.

- 0.62: Changed TMS32010 CPU3 clock speed to 14MHz.

- 0.61: David Haywood added Gulf War II (Comad 1991).

- 19th June 2002: Quench fixed the colors in Gulf War 2.

- 18th June 2002: David Haywood added Gulf War 2 to the Twin Cobra driver.

- 4th January 2002: Guru dumped Gulf War II (C) 1991 Comad Co., LTD.

LEVELS: 10 (endless)

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Romset: 993 kb / 25 files / 360.0 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="gulfwar2" sourcefile="twincobr.c">
              <description>Gulf War II</description>
              <rom name="08-u119.bin" size="131072" crc="41ebf9c0" sha1="85207dda76abded727ed95717024a2ea2bd85dac" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="07-u92.bin" size="131072" crc="b73e6b25" sha1="53cde41e5a2e8f721c3f43abf1fff46479f658d8" region="maincpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="06-u51.bin" size="32768" crc="75504f95" sha1="5bd23e700e1bd4f0fac622dfb7c8cc69ba764956" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="01-u2.rom" size="8192" crc="01399b65" sha1="4867ec815e22c9124c7aa00ebb6089c2611fa31f" region="dsp" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="02-u1.rom" size="8192" crc="abefe4ca" sha1="f05f12a1ff19411f34f4eee98ce9ba450fec38f2" region="dsp" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="03-u9.bin" size="16384" crc="1b7934b3" sha1="c7f5ac364dec4c7843c30e098fd02e0901bdf4b7" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="04-u10.bin" size="16384" crc="6f7bfb58" sha1="4c5602668938a52321b70cd971326fe1a4930889" region="gfx1" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="05-u11.bin" size="16384" crc="31814724" sha1="bdcf270e6219555a7f776167f6bf971c6ff18a83" region="gfx1" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="16-u202.bin" size="65536" crc="d815d175" sha1="917043d0731226d18bcc22dfe27e5a5a18b03c06" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="13-u199.bin" size="65536" crc="d949b0d9" sha1="1974d3b54e082baa9084dd619c8a879d954644cd" region="gfx2" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="14-u200.bin" size="65536" crc="c109a6ac" sha1="3a13ec802e5bafcf599c273a0bb0fd078e01e171" region="gfx2" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="15-u201.bin" size="65536" crc="ad21f2ab" sha1="0ab6eeb4dc9c2531c6f19479e7f9bc54fc1c1fdf" region="gfx2" offset="30000"/>
              <rom name="09-u195.bin" size="32768" crc="b7be3a6d" sha1="68b9223fd07e81d443a1ae3ff04b2af105b27548" region="gfx3" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="12-u198.bin" size="32768" crc="fd7032a6" sha1="8be6315d732b154163a3573e2017fdfc77c92e54" region="gfx3" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="11-u197.bin" size="32768" crc="7b721ed3" sha1="afd10229414c65a56e184d56a69460ca3a502a27" region="gfx3" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="10-u196.rom" size="32768" crc="160f38ab" sha1="da310ec387d439b26c8b6b881e5dcc07c2b9bb00" region="gfx3" offset="18000"/>
              <rom name="20-u262.bin" size="65536" crc="10665ca0" sha1="0c552c3807e00a7ef4f9fd28c7988a232628a1f5" region="gfx4" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="19-u261.bin" size="65536" crc="cfa6d417" sha1="f6c17d938b58dc5756ecf617f00fbfaf701602a7" region="gfx4" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="18-u260.bin" size="65536" crc="2e6a0c49" sha1="0b7ddad8775dcebe240a8246ef7816113f517f87" region="gfx4" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="17-u259.bin" size="65536" crc="66c1b0e6" sha1="82f3659245913f835c4434131c179b49ee195961" region="gfx4" offset="30000"/>
              <rom name="82s129.d3" size="256" crc="24e7d62f" sha1="1c06a1ef1b6a722794ca1d5ee2c476ecaa5178a3" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="82s129.d4" size="256" crc="a50cef09" sha1="55cafb5b2551b80ae708e9b966cf37c70a16d310" region="proms" offset="100"/>
              <rom name="82s123.d2" size="32" crc="f72482db" sha1="b0cb911f9c81f6088a5aa8760916ddae1f8534d7" region="proms" offset="200"/>
              <rom name="82s123.e18" size="32" crc="bc88cced" sha1="5055362710c0f58823c05fb4c0e0eec638b91e3d" region="proms" offset="220"/>
              <rom name="82s123.b24" size="32" crc="4fb5df2a" sha1="506ef2c8e4cf45c256d6831a0a5760732f2de422" region="proms" offset="240"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="7000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="3500000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="dsp" name="TMS32010" clock="14000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymsnd" name="YM3812" clock="3500000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="270" width="320" height="240" refresh="54.877858" pixclock="7000000" htotal="446" hbend="0" hbstart="320" vtotal="286" vbend="0" vbstart="240" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="2" tilt="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Test Switch" tag="SYSTEM" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="4"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSWA" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="1"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="DSWA" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="2"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSWA" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="4"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DSWA" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSWA" mask="48">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="48"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="16"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSWA" mask="192">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="64"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSWB" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Very Hard" value="3"/>
              <dipswitch name="Bonus Life" tag="DSWB" mask="12">
                     <dipvalue name="50k 200k 150k+" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="70k 270k 200k+" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="50k Only" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="100k Only" value="12"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSWB" mask="48">
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="48"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="16"/>
              <dipswitch name="Show Dip Switch Settings" tag="DSWB" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="No" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Yes" value="64"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSWB" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="128"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="1792"/>

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