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mrdrlr2a: MAME ROM Information.


Mr. Driller 2 (c) 2000 Namco.

Same as "Mr Driller", except now a 2-player game. Anna Hottenmeyer joins Susumu Hori as the world is in peril once again.


Namco System 10 hardware

Game ID : DR2

Main CPU : PSX (@ 16.9344 Mhz)

Players : 2

Control : 4-way joystick

Buttons : 1


Released in July 2000.

Was presented at the February 2001 AOU (Arcade Operators Union) in Japan.


1. Mr. Driller (1999)

2. Mr. Driller 2 (2000)

3. Mr. Driller G (2001)

4. Mr. Driller Ace (2002, Nintendo Game Boy Advance)

5. Mr. Driller - Drill Land (2002, Nintendo GameCube)

6. Mr. Driller - Drill Spirits (2005, Nintendo DS)


* Consoles :

Nintendo Game Boy Advance (2001)


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.78 [smf]


- 0.145u6: O. Galibert fixed banking for Mr. Driller 2, first stab at the encryption.

- 0.141u2: Replaced PSX CPU with CXD8661R.

- 0.133u5: Guru added clone Mr. Driller 2 (Japan, DR22 Ver.A). Added missing user2 roms to Mr. Driller 2 (Japan, DR21 Ver.A).

- 6th September 2009: R. Belmont - Today's shenanigans from Guru include a completed dump for Mr. Driller 2 on Namco System 10 hardware.

- 0.133u1: Fabio Priuli changed description to 'Mr. Driller 2'.

- 0.130u1: Changed description to 'Mr Driller 2 (Japan, DR21 Ver.A)'.

- 0.104u4: smf added decryption of the BIOS for the Namco System 10 games using MEMN ROM boards. Changed description to 'Mr Driller 2 (DR21 Ver.A)'.

- 26th February 2006: Guru - I received a Mr Driller 2 English version PCB few days ago, thanks to Mr T.

- 0.78: smf added Mr Driller 2 (Namco 2000). Mr Driller 2 is the only dumped rom for Namco System 10 Mr Driller 2, it is encrypted using an xor and then a bitswap. All it currently does is try to access the controller port.

- 28th July 2003: Guru - Received Mr Driller 2 (Namco 2000, Namco System 10) from Pelle.

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Robby Roto

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Tenkomori Shooting (Dig Dug)

Dig Dug II

Zig Zag

Digger (CVS)

Gold Bug

Mr. Do!

Neo Mr. Do!

The Pit


Boulder Dash

Boulder Dash (DECO Cassette)

Boulder Dash (Max-A-Flex)


Calorie Kun vs Moguranian

Diamond Run

Dangerous Dungeons


Super Toffy

Mr Driller

Mr Driller 2

Mr. Driller G

Mr. Dig

Digger Man (prototype)

Romset: 40960 kb / 3 files / 29.3 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="mrdrlr2a" sourcefile="namcos10.c" cloneof="mrdrilr2" romof="mrdrilr2">
              <description>Mr. Driller 2 (Japan, DR22 Ver.A)</description>
              <rom name="dr22vera.1a" size="8388608" crc="f2633388" sha1="42e56c9758ee833390003d4b41956f75f5a22760" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="dr21ma1.1d" merge="dr21ma1.1d" size="16777216" crc="26dc6f55" sha1="a9cedf547fa7a4d5850b9b3b867d46e577a035e0" region="user2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="dr21ma2.2d" merge="dr21ma2.2d" size="16777216" crc="702556ff" sha1="c95defd5fd6a9b406fc8d8f28ecfab732ef1ff42" region="user2" offset="1000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="CXD8606BQ" clock="101491200"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <display tag="gpu:screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="640" height="480" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="6" coins="2" service="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <driver status="preliminary" emulation="preliminary" color="good" sound="preliminary" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="65536"/>

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