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m660j: MAME ROM Information.


Mission 660 (c) 1986 Taito Corp.


Main CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound CPU : (3x) Z80 (@ 2 Mhz)

Sound Chips : AY8910 (@ 2 Mhz), (2x) DAC

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


Developed by Kaneko.

Released in October 1986 in Japan.

This game is also known as "The Alphax Z".


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.37b9 [Paul Swan]


* Colors

* A few unknown regs


- Graphic problem. Gmitra (ID 00940)


- 0.141u4: Angelo Salese fixed sound regression with Mission 660.

- 0.111u1: Atari Ace fixed missing music in Mission 660.

- 17th December 2004: Dumping Project - Randy bid for a PCB reputed to be a World Games version of 'Mission 660'.

- 0.62: Changed description to 'Mission 660 (US)' and clone 'Alphax Z' to 'The Alphax Z (Japan)'.

- 0.53: Added clone Mission 660 (Japan). Fixed rom names.

- 0.37b9: Paul Swan added Mission 660 (Taito 1986) and clones (bootleg) and Alphax Z (Ed/Wood Place 1986).

- 24th September 2000: Guru - Dumped the missing proms for AlphaxZ. Mark Lawrence (who bought a Mission 660 PCB) dumped the proms that I missed when I dumped the PCB 8 months ago! The WIP is pretty close to 100% according to the dev. Thanks to him, we might see Mission 660 and AlphaxZ soon...

- 27th February 2000: Guru - Dumped Mission 660.

LEVELS: 12 (endless)

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Romset: 233 kb / 18 files / 77.7 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="m660j" sourcefile="tsamurai.c" cloneof="m660" romof="m660">
              <description>Mission 660 (Japan)</description>
              <manufacturer>Wood Place Inc. (Taito Corporation license)</manufacturer>
              <rom name="1.3c" size="16384" crc="4c8f96aa" sha1="cc076bdc7ecc206f7e0b9c17fbba59507f515df1" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="2.3d" size="16384" crc="e6661504" sha1="4ec208d49f95f378f3dbeb375e6c220d02a35092" region="maincpu" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="3.3f" size="16384" crc="3a389ccd" sha1="3d99312d7fa9d269fdd218917ceafdd61890617f" region="maincpu" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="14.4n" merge="14.4n" size="16384" crc="5734db5a" sha1="ff99bf618018be20a4b38fcfbe75d9c5bb6fd176" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="13.4j" merge="13.4j" size="16384" crc="fba51cf7" sha1="b18571112dcbe3214a803d0898b0a21957dc5e5f" region="audio2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="d.4e" size="16384" crc="93f3d852" sha1="074f6899ff9064e29002c830cfae000973d8b89e" region="audio3" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="e.4d" size="16384" crc="12f5c077" sha1="3bb3f9c1a84744b8849dd25591ac186e23803542" region="audio3" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="4.7k" merge="4.7k" size="16384" crc="e24e431a" sha1="b5558550782dc7452dcd50b72390408ffc17e5e7" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="5.6k" merge="5.6k" size="16384" crc="b2c93d46" sha1="f81b5aadb2d4af8b3bb4e386fe408aaff7360225" region="gfx1" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="6.5k" merge="6.5k" size="16384" crc="763c5983" sha1="d4a62dab71e88d90dbd16ed4e152e1a5a01cf64f" region="gfx1" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="a.16j" size="8192" crc="06f44c8c" sha1="b4820a051fcf4f1cc17a4d94cce0e8ab04aaafb5" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="b.16k" size="8192" crc="94b8b69f" sha1="1c28d674023323bcec3ef752b3614b1581c0b551" region="gfx2" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="c.16m" size="8192" crc="d6768c68" sha1="dadbece88e53cd80de2a9dba8ded694176f432c9" region="gfx2" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="7.15e" merge="7.15e" size="16384" crc="990c0cee" sha1="20aebf64f62c16069df752124da509359d5d1af2" region="gfx3" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="8.15d" merge="8.15d" size="16384" crc="d9aa7834" sha1="0921c16a195d9e2d77a1f1591c5e77d87ca65c04" region="gfx3" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="9.15b" merge="9.15b" size="16384" crc="27b26905" sha1="58715e5792ec5388e68510b9cd8846fb4fb3caf8" region="gfx3" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="4r.bpr" merge="4r.bpr" size="256" crc="cd16d0f1" sha1="4b0a68f28329fb86d252f4170edd2ab0488805e5" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="4p.bpr" merge="4p.bpr" size="256" crc="22e8b22c" sha1="2934ca96495fca72a33fa2881dc65ab21342c410" region="proms" offset="100"/>
              <rom name="5r.bpr" merge="5r.bpr" size="256" crc="b7d6fdb5" sha1="67d3bb16470f5d4ec35164a391ad6b65850f824a" region="proms" offset="200"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="3000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="3000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audio2" name="Z80" clock="3000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audio3" name="Z80" clock="3000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="aysnd" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="3000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="dac1" name="DAC"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="dac2" name="DAC"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="90" width="256" height="240" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="2">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSW1" mask="7">
                     <dipvalue name="5 Coins/1 Credit" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="3"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="7"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="5"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="6"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSW1" mask="56">
                     <dipvalue name="5 Coins/1 Credit" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="24"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="56"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="40"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="48"/>
              <dipswitch name="Freeze" tag="DSW1" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="64"/>
              <dipswitch name="Continues" tag="DSW1" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="128"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSW2" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="6" value="3"/>
              <dipswitch name="Bonus" tag="DSW2" mask="12">
                     <dipvalue name="10,30,50" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="20,50,80" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="30,70,110" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="50,100,150" value="12" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSW2" mask="48">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Very Hard" value="48" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="DSW2" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="64"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSW2" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="128" default="yes"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="256"/>

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