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minigolf: MAME ROM Information.


Sente Mini-Golf (c) 1985 Bally Sente.


[No. 0E04]

Bally / Sente SAC-I hardware

Main CPU : M6809 (@ 1.25 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound Chips : (6x) CEM3394 (@ 4 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 256 x 240 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 1024

Players : 1

Control : trackball

Buttons : 1


Released in November 1985.

Stan Szczepanski holds the official record for this game with 60,500 points.


In Mini Golf (set 2), a screen with two missing children (Tahj Allen Merriman and Steven Phillip Curtis) appears after the first demo.


Game designer : Dennis Koble

Art direction : Roger Hector

Sound : Jesse Osborne

Art : Gary Johnson, Bil Maher, Mark McPhee

Technical support : Dave Ross, Owen Rubin, Paul Brandt, Ed Rotberg


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.36b5 [Aaron Giles]

Artwork available


- 0.144u1: Kevin Eshbach added date code to clone Mini Golf (set 2). Changed description of clone 'Mini Golf (set 2)' to 'Mini Golf (10/8/85)'.

- 0.133u1: Renamed (minigol2) to (minigolf2).

- 0.112u4: Derrick Renaud fixed input in Mini Golf, so that digital controls works.

- 20th January 2003: Stephane Humbert fixed the inputs in Mini Golf.

- 0.53: Changed 'Mini Golf (set 1)' to clone '(set 2)' and '(set 2)' to parent 'Mini Golf (set 1)'. Splitted cpu1 rom 4a-ver2 (64k) into 16k roms, gfx1 rom 6b-ver2 (32k) into 16k roms and gfx1 rom 4b-ver2 (32k) into 16k. Added dipswitches 'Display Kids', 'Kid on Left Located', 'Kid on Right Located' and 3x 'Unknown'.

- 0.36b5: Aaron Giles added Mini Golf (set 1) (Bally/Sente 1985) and clone (set 2).

- 6th September 1999: Aaron Giles sent in a huge Bally/Sente driver, with Chicken Shift, Gimme a Break, Goalie Hhost, Hat Trick, Mini Golf, Night Stocker, Off the Wall, Rescue Raider, Sente Diagnostics Cartridge, Snacks'n Jaxson, Stocker, Street Football, Toggle and Trivial Pursuit. There are still more games running on this hardware.

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Romset: 184 kb / 9 files / 56.3 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="minigolf" sourcefile="balsente.c">
              <description>Mini Golf (set 1)</description>
              <rom name="ab01.u8a" size="16384" crc="348f827f" sha1="a013ef3068e14e0738bcfa4de26c0c2df4c0a7f6" region="maincpu" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="ab23.u7a" size="16384" crc="19a6ff47" sha1="70b6da3b4186e5b9463f2ea0fefefad21ec80637" region="maincpu" offset="14000"/>
              <rom name="ab45.u6a" size="16384" crc="925d76eb" sha1="29d2d7b26d2e81817c4d135935dab70a5aa2d146" region="maincpu" offset="18000"/>
              <rom name="ab67.u5a" size="16384" crc="6a311c9a" sha1="b0409e5f4bd3bf898b8701561aac6dbbc28417bd" region="maincpu" offset="1c000"/>
              <rom name="1a-ver2" size="65536" crc="60b6cd58" sha1="f79bf2d1f6c4e63f666073c5ecb22604c1ab57d8" region="maincpu" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="8002-10 9-25-84.5" size="8192" crc="4dd0a525" sha1="f0c447adc5b67917851a9df978df851247e75c43" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="gr01.u6b" size="16384" crc="8e24d594" sha1="d35329fb78f90ec478418917aa1ef06d0967e6f8" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="gr23.u5b" size="16384" crc="3bf355ef" sha1="691df25b35b00e21ad09d17a21fe98a353aa3dda" region="gfx1" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="gr45.u4b" size="16384" crc="8eb14921" sha1="fda8b8f8e801360310f7cb1aa4c6aea1fa0a4b25" region="gfx1" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="pal10l8.u1c" size="1" status="nodump" region="cart_pals" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="u01508001100b.u20f" size="1" status="nodump" region="motherbrd_pals" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="M6809" clock="1250000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="cem1" name="CEM3394"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="cem2" name="CEM3394"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="cem3" name="CEM3394"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="cem4" name="CEM3394"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="cem5" name="CEM3394"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="cem6" name="CEM3394"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="256" height="240" refresh="59.185606" pixclock="5000000" htotal="320" hbend="0" hbstart="256" vtotal="264" vbend="16" vbstart="256" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="1" buttons="1" coins="2">
                     <control type="trackball" minimum="0" maximum="255" sensitivity="100" keydelta="20" reverse="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coinage" tag="SWH" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="3"/>
                     <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="1"/>
              <dipswitch name="Bonus Coins" tag="SWH" mask="28">
                     <dipvalue name="None" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins = 1 Bonus" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins = 1 Bonus" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins = 1 Bonus" value="12"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins = 2 Bonus" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5 Coins = 1 Bonus" value="20"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5 Coins = 2 Bonus" value="24"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5 Coins = 3 Bonus" value="28"/>
              <dipswitch name="Left Coin Mech" tag="SWH" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="x1" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="x2" value="32"/>
              <dipswitch name="Right Coin Mech" tag="SWH" mask="192">
                     <dipvalue name="x1" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="x4" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="x5" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="x6" value="192"/>
              <dipswitch name="Add-A-Coin" tag="SWG" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Display Kids" tag="SWG" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="No" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Yes" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Kid On Left Located" tag="SWG" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="No" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Yes" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Kid On Right Located" tag="SWG" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="No" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Yes" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="SWG" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="SWG" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="SWG" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="SWG" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="IN0" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="1024"/>

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