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kosmokil: MAME ROM Information.


Kosmo Killer (c) 198? BEM.


Main CPU : Z80 (@ 2 Mhz)

Sound Chips : Samples

Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 224 x 256 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 8

Players : 2

Control : 2-way Joystick

Buttons : 1


This game is an Italian bootleg of "Astro Invader".


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.117u1 [Lee Taylor]

0.31 [Lee Taylor]

Samples required (Invaders)


* Add better sound/samples


- 0.123u3: RansAckeR added DIP locations to clone Astro Invader.

- 0.122u6: Aaron Giles fixed clone Astro Invader is not supposed to flash when the little "boogers" hit the ground.

- 0.117u1: Astro Invader (astinvad) is now a clone of Kamikaze.

- 0.101u4: David Haywood added clone Kosmo Killer.

- 21st October 2005: f205v dumped Kosmo Killer.

- 0.64: Changed visible area to 224x256.

- 17th January 2003: Stefan Jokisch fixed the red screen effect in Astro Invader.

- 0.61: Changed visible area to 208x240.

- 15th March 2000: Zsolt Vasvari fixed the colors in Astro Invader.

- 0.36b11: Added prom ($0 - 1024 bytes), 2nd player and dipswitches 'Cabinet' and 'Freeze'.

- 2nd March 1999: Juergen Buchmueller fixed Astro Invader and his clone Kamikaze. He also updated the CPU interface, resulting in a little speed boost.

- 0.34b8: Howie Cohen added high score saving to Astro Invader.

- 0.33b6: Moved Astro Invader and clone to the z80bw.c driver.

- 0.31: Lee Taylor added Astro Invader (Stern 1980) and clone Kamikaze (Leijac Corporation 1979).

- 3rd August 1997: Dumped Astro Invader.

LEVELS: 1 (endless)

Other Emulators:

* HiVE

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Romset: 9 kb / 5 files / 5.70 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="kosmokil" sourcefile="astinvad.c" cloneof="kamikaze" romof="kamikaze" sampleof="invaders">
              <description>Kosmo Killer</description>
              <rom name="1.bin" size="1024" crc="8d851fb2" sha1="06b3816ecb45c5d034447a875669a96f443339f5" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="us1-2.bin" size="1024" crc="786599d2" sha1="70db8dae052c3556948d75b741ef4346aa947479" region="maincpu" offset="400"/>
              <rom name="si1-3.bin" size="1024" crc="12621222" sha1="062b1dff3e129dff23e55bef0d29c72ac5f212c4" region="maincpu" offset="800"/>
              <rom name="ib1-4.bin" size="1024" crc="a5c56156" sha1="557f5fbb5e9fe4d7450f3cf97ed3c935b9dd5c1a" region="maincpu" offset="c00"/>
              <rom name="bi1-5.bin" size="1024" crc="5e8b2b6f" sha1="ec8499325d5a3dcb0d10e9f12b9d3a03f629bbfd" region="maincpu" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="il1-6.bin" size="1024" crc="a076de05" sha1="bdb076b89795d69824c99a27473089f203690055" region="maincpu" offset="1400"/>
              <rom name="li1-7.bin" size="1024" crc="ee9adb63" sha1="038e6cadfdfe05c45a79ed9a54cff428de33d24c" region="maincpu" offset="1800"/>
              <rom name="40.bin" size="1024" crc="d62a3e62" sha1="00d42988203fbf167791cf5b887f06d1d015e942" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <sample name="0"/>
              <sample name="1"/>
              <sample name="2"/>
              <sample name="3"/>
              <sample name="4"/>
              <sample name="5"/>
              <sample name="6"/>
              <sample name="7"/>
              <sample name="8"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="2000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="samples" name="Samples"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="270" width="256" height="224" refresh="60.000000" pixclock="4915200" htotal="320" hbend="0" hbstart="256" vtotal="256" vbend="32" vbstart="256" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="1" coins="1">
                     <control type="joy" ways="2"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="IN1" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="3" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="6" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Bonus Life" tag="IN1" mask="136">
                     <dipvalue name="5000" value="136" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="10000" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="15000" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="20000" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="CABINET" mask="255">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="255"/>
              <driver status="imperfect" emulation="good" color="good" sound="imperfect" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="0"/>

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