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hustlerd: MAME ROM Information.


Video Hustler (c) 1981 Konami.


Game ID : GX343

Main CPU : Z80 (@ 3.072 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 1.78975 Mhz)

Sound Chips : AY8910 (@ 1.78975 Mhz)

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 1


Released in August 1981.

Licensed to Dynamo for manufacture and distribution under the name of "Lil' Hustler".

Two bootlegs of this game are known as "The Billiards" and "Video Pool".


* Consoles :

Colecovision (1984)

* Computers :

MSX [JP] (Dec. 1983, "Video Hustler [Model RC706]")


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.31 [Al Kossow]


- 0.145u8: Tafoid fixed crash before OK in Video Hustler and clones.

- 0.143u3: Fortuna and Tafoid fixed 'Lives' dipswitch (3 balls per game) in Video Hustler and clones.

- 0.141u3: TrevEB added clone Video Hustler (Dynamo Games).

- 11th February 2011: Smitdogg - TrevEB dumped a version of Video Hustler licensed to Dynamo Games.

- 18th May 2010: Smitdogg - We dumped Video Hustler bootleg made by Digimatic.

- 0.136u3: Stephane Humbert fixed dipswitches and inputs (after verification of the Z80 code) for clone Video Pool (bootleg on Moon Cresta hardware).

- 0.135u3: f205v added clone Fatsy Gambler (Video Hustler bootleg). Changed description of clone 'The Billiards' to 'The Billiards (Video Hustler bootleg)'.

- 0.74: Added 12x 'Unknown' dipswitches.

- 0.73: Mike Coates added clone Video Pool (bootleg on Moon Cresta hardware). Dipswitches incomplete.

- 28th August 2003: Mike Coates added a version of Lady Bug running on Galaxian hardware and Video Pool to the Galaxian driver.

- 0.53: Changed palettesize from 100 to 98 colors.

- 0.35: Added clone Video Hustler (bootleg). Changed description of clone 'Pool' to 'The Billiards'. Removed 'The Billiards'.

- 27th June 1999: Nicola added Video Hustler.

- 0.34b7: Nicola Salmoria added clone 'The Billiards' (bootleg 1981).

- 0.34b1: Re-added clone Pool from (Testdriver).

- 0.33b7: Moved clone Pool to (Testdriver).

- 0.31: Al Kossow added Video Hustler (Konami 1981) and clone Pool. Known issues: Pool doesn't work due to a different encryption.

- 23rd March 1998: Dumped Video Hustler.

Other Emulators:

* FB Alpha


Recommended Games (Billiard):



Video Hustler

Video Eight Ball

Eight Ball Action

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Side Pocket

Parlour Games (Mega-Tech) (Billiards)

Perfect Billiard

Pocket Gal

Pocket Gal Deluxe

Rack 'em Up


Tri-Sports (Pool Shark)

Slick Shot

Cool Pool

9-Ball Shootout

Poke Champ

Target Ball

Gals Hustler

Billiard Academy Real Break

Shootout Pool

Shootout Pool Prize

Shootout Pool Medal

Romset: 21 kb / 8 files / 13.8 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="hustlerd" sourcefile="scobra.c" cloneof="hustler" romof="hustler">
              <description>Video Hustler (Dynamo Games)</description>
              <manufacturer>Konami (Dynamo Games license)</manufacturer>
              <rom name="vh1.ic5" size="4096" crc="7cb6a940" sha1="8b51072563f7a63aab5d5ee4e835dc7275a2b98a" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="vh2.ic6" size="4096" crc="4ca45239" sha1="729ec16c0a192f957ba454d4acbe873a71030a22" region="maincpu" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="vh3.ic7" size="4096" crc="4c752453" sha1="467ffd6e3ec13a27fc2979883678a1e7531d98ac" region="maincpu" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="ho1.ic32" merge="hustler.6" size="2048" crc="7a946544" sha1="7ee2ad3fdf996f08534fb87fc02b619c168f420c" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ho2.ic33" merge="hustler.7" size="2048" crc="3db57351" sha1="e5075a7130a80d2bf24f0556c2589dff0625ee60" region="audiocpu" offset="800"/>
              <rom name="hc2" merge="hustler.5f" size="2048" crc="0bdfad0e" sha1="8e6f1737604f3801c03fa2e9a5e6a2778b54bae8" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="hc1" merge="hustler.5h" size="2048" crc="8e062177" sha1="7e52a1669804b6c2f694cfc64b04abc8246bb0c2" region="gfx1" offset="800"/>
              <rom name="hustler.clr" merge="hustler.clr" size="32" crc="aa1f7f5e" sha1="311dd17aa11490a1173c76223e4ccccf8ea29850" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="3072000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="1789750"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="aysnd" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="1789750"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="90" width="256" height="224" refresh="60.606061" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="1" coins="2">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="IN1" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="1" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Infinite (Test)" value="3"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coinage" tag="IN2" mask="6">
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="6"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="IN2" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="8"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="98"/>

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