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mcatadv: MAME ROM Information.


Magical Cat Adventure (c) 1993 Wintechno.

In this game you play as a magical cat wandering around a forest. This game features some very nice/appealing graphics. The cat has many strange weapons.


Game ID : LINDA5

Main CPU : 68000 (@ 16 Mhz), Z80 (@ 7 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2610 (@ 8 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 320 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 4096

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 3


Also known in Japan as "Catt".

Magical Cat Adventure is the only arcade game made by Wintechno. The main reason is certainly because this game was a flop.


The Japanese version has:

* Different animations.

* A storyline.

* Extra GFX.

* The gameplay is also a bit different (harder).


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.62 [Paul Priest, David Haywood]


- 0.145u5: David Haywood fixed random crashes in Magical Cat Adventure driver.

- 0.136u4: Fabio Priuli added driver_data struct and save states to Magical Cat Adventure driver.

- 0.133u1: Brian Troha added DIP locations to Magical Cat Adventure.

- 0.131u1: Angelo Salese merged memory maps in Magical Cat Adventure and reduced a 1.0 clipping out volume setting.

- 0.130u3: Christophe Jaillet and Fabio Priuli fixed palette regression in the MCatAdv driver.

- 0.129u5: Christophe Jaillet optimized the rendering loop in Magical Cat Adventure.

- 0.122u5: Corrado Tomaselli verified/corrected frequencies in Magical Cat Adventure. Changed Z80 CPU2 clock speed to 4MHz.

- 0.111u4: David Haywood added missing linescroll effect to Magical Cat Adventure. It can be seen in action on the first levels.

- 15th January 2007: David Haywood - I've added the missing linescroll to the Magical Cat Adventure driver, it's actually used in most levels for various little effect. Thanks to kold666 for the report at MAMEtesters.

- 0.95u3: Pierpaolo Prazzoli added clone Catt (Japan).

- 15th April 2005: f205v dumped Catt (Japan).

- 0.85u1: Inigo Luja added conditional dipswitches for Coin_A and Coin_B in Magical Cat Adventure.

- 20th November 2002: Paul Priest merged the graphics emulation for Nostradamus and Magical Cat Adventure.

- 0.62: Paul Priest and David Haywood added Magical Cat Adventure (Wintechno 1993) and clone (Japan).

- 6th October 2002: Paul Priest added priorities, global sprite offsets and sprite buffering to the Magical Cat Adventure and Nostradamus driver.

- 5th October 2002: Paul Priest added Magical Cat Adventure to the Nostradamus driver, and R. Belmont added music and sound emulation to both of them.


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* FB Alpha

* Raine

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Romset: 8832 kb / 14 files / 2.04 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="mcatadv" sourcefile="mcatadv.c">
              <description>Magical Cat Adventure</description>
              <rom name="mca-u30e" size="524288" crc="c62fbb65" sha1="39a30a165d4811141db8687a4849626bef8e778e" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="mca-u29e" size="524288" crc="cf21227c" sha1="4012811ebfe3c709ab49946f8138bc4bad881ef7" region="maincpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="u9.bin" size="131072" crc="fda05171" sha1="2c69292573ec35034572fa824c0cae2839d23919" region="soundcpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="mca-u82.bin" size="1048576" crc="5f01d746" sha1="11b241456e15299912ee365eedb8f9d5e5ca875d" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="mca-u83.bin" size="1048576" crc="4e1be5a6" sha1="cb19aad42dba54d6a4a33859f27254c2a3271e8c" region="gfx1" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="mca-u84.bin" size="524288" crc="df202790" sha1="f6ae54e799af195860ed0ab3c85138cf2f10efa6" region="gfx1" offset="200000"/>
              <rom name="mca-u85.bin" size="524288" crc="a85771d2" sha1="a1817cd72f5bf0a4f24a37c782dc63ecec3b8e68" region="gfx1" offset="200001"/>
              <rom name="mca-u86e" size="524288" crc="017bf1da" sha1="f6446a7219275c0eff62129f59fdfa3a6a3e06c8" region="gfx1" offset="400000"/>
              <rom name="mca-u87e" size="524288" crc="bc9dc9b9" sha1="f525c9f994d5107752aa4d3a499ee376ec75f42b" region="gfx1" offset="400001"/>
              <rom name="mca-u58.bin" size="524288" crc="3a8186e2" sha1="129c220d72608a8839f779ce1a6cfec8646dbf23" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="mca-u60.bin" size="1048576" crc="c8942614" sha1="244fccb9abbb04e33839dd2cd0e2de430819a18c" region="gfx3" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="mca-u61.bin" size="1048576" crc="51af66c9" sha1="1055cf78ea286f02003b0d1bf08c2d7829b36f90" region="gfx3" offset="100000"/>
              <rom name="mca-u100" size="524288" crc="b273f1b0" sha1="39318fe2aaf2792b85426ec6791b3360ac964de3" region="gfx3" offset="200000"/>
              <rom name="mca-u53.bin" size="524288" crc="64c76e05" sha1="379cef5e0cba78d0e886c9cede41985850a3afb7" region="ymsnd" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="16000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="soundcpu" name="Z80" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymsnd" name="YM2610" clock="8000000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="320" height="224" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="3" coins="2">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DSW1" mask="256">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="256" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="DSW1" mask="512">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="512" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSW1" mask="1024">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1024" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin Mode" tag="DSW1" mask="2048">
                     <dipvalue name="Mode 1" value="2048" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Mode 2" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSW1" mask="12288">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="4096"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="4096"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="12288" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="8192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="8192"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSW1" mask="49152">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="16384"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="16384"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="49152" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="32768"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="32768"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSW2" mask="768">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="512"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="768" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="256"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hardest" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSW2" mask="3072">
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="1024"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="3072" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="2048"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Energy" tag="DSW2" mask="12288">
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="12288" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="8192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="4096"/>
                     <dipvalue name="8" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="DSW2" mask="49152">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright 1 Player" value="16384"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Upright 2 Players" value="49152" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="32768"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" cocktail="preliminary" savestate="supported" palettesize="4096"/>

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