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kikstart: MAME ROM Information.


Kick Start Wheelie King (c) 1984 Taito.

A motorcycle racing game from Taito.


Taito SJ System hardware

Prom Stickers : A20

Main CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz), M68705 (@ 750 Khz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 3 Mhz)

Sound Chips : (4x) AY8910 (@ 1.5 Mhz), DAC

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 256 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 64

Players : 2

Control : 2-way joystick

Buttons : 4


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.68 [Tomasz Slanina]

0.36b1 [Zsolt Vasvari]


- 0.138u4: Dr. Decapitator replaced the old MCU dump with the decapped version for Kick Start Wheelie King.

- 25th June 2010: Guru - The 68705P5 MCU (A20_13.IC91) for Kick Start Wheelie King has now been successfully processed (decap, de-protect & read).

- 0.122u6: Changed M68705 CPU3 clock speed to 3MHz.

- 0.106u11: Canim fixed input in Kick Start.

- 0.69a: Changed M68705 CPU3 clock speed to 750000 Hz.

- 0.68: Re-added Kick Start Wheelie King (Taito 1984).

- 14th April 2003: David Haywood fixed one dipswitch setting in Kick Start Wheelie King.

- 10th April 2003: Tomasz Slanina fixed Kick Start Wheelie King in the Taito SJ driver, and David Haywood fixed the controls in it.

- 21st December 2002: Guru resubmitted the preliminary Kick Start Wheelie King driver with no improvements.

- 17th August 2002: ElSemi emulated the protection in Kick Start Wheelie King, but graphics emulation is not yet completed.

- 15th May 2002: Guru - Received a Kick Start Wheelie King PCB. Thanks to Paul Sommers for the loan of the board.

- 0.55: Moved Kick Start to (Testdriver).

- 0.36b2: Changed description to 'Kick Start Wheelie King'. Added M68705 (1.5MHz) CPU3 and MCU rom ($0). Added dipswitches 'Finish Bonus', 'Service Mode' and 'Infinite Lives'.

- 0.36b1: Zsolt Vasvari added Kick Start (Taito 1984), not working due to protection.


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Super Hang-On

Super Hang-On (Mega-Tech)

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Enduro Racer

Super Cross II

Racing Hero

World Grand Prix

GP Rider

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Suzuka 8 Hours 2

Cyber Cycles

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Romset: 87 kb / 14 files / 31.9 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="kikstart" sourcefile="taitosj.c">
              <description>Kick Start Wheelie King</description>
              <manufacturer>Taito Corporation</manufacturer>
              <rom name="a20-01" size="8192" crc="5810be97" sha1="da3507b8274a1f5c0d5b10ad7259a0f02bfb6eda" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a20-02" size="8192" crc="13e9565d" sha1="bb73b965262bc1bd90266b460d95fe217938a33c" region="maincpu" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="a20-03" size="8192" crc="93d7a9e1" sha1="ab9289172a8f52e1a191efd91b52e8cf762d1f7f" region="maincpu" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="a20-04" size="8192" crc="1f23c5d6" sha1="104312f09916e9938f71c3dffb94aaa335afb084" region="maincpu" offset="6000"/>
              <rom name="a20-05" size="8192" crc="66e100aa" sha1="a3b78b1b0250491c5e9bd39e761612a1f70640dd" region="maincpu" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="a20-10" size="4096" crc="de4352a4" sha1="1548f8d7ac9e79ccaf1a503ded4b868bd350fd7e" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a20-11" size="4096" crc="8db12dd9" sha1="3b291d478b3f3f1bf93d95a78506d99a71f36d05" region="audiocpu" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="a20-12" size="4096" crc="e7eeb933" sha1="26f3904f6d4dc814318221f1c9cd5dcc671fe05a" region="audiocpu" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="a20-13.ic91" size="2048" crc="3fb6c4fb" sha1="04b9458f21a793444cd587055e2e3ccfa3f835a2" region="mcu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a20-06" size="8192" crc="6582fc89" sha1="a902f4f2d3c9e352ac2f49f33b9f30be931f2be1" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a20-07" size="8192" crc="8c0b76d2" sha1="243ef5cdd5bbf504dd040a01b8e126dbbc65f9a9" region="gfx1" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="a20-08" size="8192" crc="0cca7a9d" sha1="bf83ad5791a2277c51b1a2644a078be0ca8a4047" region="gfx1" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="a20-09" size="8192" crc="da625ccf" sha1="092c72b5a23d7a5683889f7597096938ba879602" region="gfx1" offset="6000"/>
              <rom name="eb16.22" size="256" crc="b833b5ea" sha1="d233f1bf8a3e6cd876853ffd721b9b64c61c9047" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="pal16l8.28" size="260" status="nodump" region="plds" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="3000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="mcu" name="M68705" clock="3000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ay1" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="1500000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ay2" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="1500000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ay3" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="1500000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ay4" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="1500000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="dac" name="DAC"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="256" height="224" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="4" coins="2" tilt="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="2"/>
              <dipswitch name="Gate Bonus" tag="DSW1" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="5k Points" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="10k Points" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="15k Points" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="20k Points" value="3"/>
              <dipswitch name="Free Play" tag="DSW1" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSW1" mask="24">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="24"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Difficult" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Very Difficult" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSW1" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="DSW1" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="DSW1" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="128"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSW2" mask="15">
                     <dipvalue name="9 Coins/1 Credit" value="15"/>
                     <dipvalue name="8 Coins/1 Credit" value="14"/>
                     <dipvalue name="7 Coins/1 Credit" value="13"/>
                     <dipvalue name="6 Coins/1 Credit" value="12"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5 Coins/1 Credit" value="11"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="10"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="9"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="3"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="5"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/7 Credits" value="6"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/8 Credits" value="7"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSW2" mask="240">
                     <dipvalue name="9 Coins/1 Credit" value="240"/>
                     <dipvalue name="8 Coins/1 Credit" value="224"/>
                     <dipvalue name="7 Coins/1 Credit" value="208"/>
                     <dipvalue name="6 Coins/1 Credit" value="192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5 Coins/1 Credit" value="176"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="160"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="144"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="48"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="80"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/7 Credits" value="96"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/8 Credits" value="112"/>
              <dipswitch name="Control Type" tag="DSW3" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Revolve" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Buttons" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coinage Display" tag="DSW3" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="16" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Year Display" tag="DSW3" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="No" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Yes" value="32" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="No Hit (Cheat)" tag="DSW3" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="No" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Yes" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coinage" tag="DSW3" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="A and B" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="A only" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="64"/>

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