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msgundam: MAME ROM Information.


Mobile Suit Gundam (c) 1993 Banpresto.

Ten selectable mecha from the Gundam saga battle each other for space dominance!


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 16 Mhz)

Sound Chips : X1-010 (@ 16 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 384 x 240 pixels

Screen refresh : 56.66 Hz

Palette Colors : 1536

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


Released in September 1993.

Known in Japan as 'Kidou Senshi Gundam'.


1. Mobile Suit Gundam (1993)

2. Mobile Suit Gundam EX Revue (1994)

3. Kidou Butouden Gundam (1994, Nintendo Super Famicom)

4. Final Shooting - Mobile Suit Gundam (1995)

5. Kidou Senshi Gundam W - Endless Duel (1996, Nintendo Super Famicom)

6. Gundam Battle Assault (1998, Sony PlayStation)

7. Mobile Suit Gundam - Giren's Greed, Blood of Jion (2000, Sony PlayStation)

8. Mobile Suit Gundam - Journey to Jaburo (2000, Sony PS2)

9. Mobile Suit Gundam - Federation Vs. Zeon (2001)

10. Mobile Suit Gundam - Federation Vs. Zeon DX (2001)

11. Mobile Suit Gundam - Jionic Front (2001, Sony PS2)

12. Mobile Suit Z-Gundam - AEUG Vs. Titan (2003)

13. Mobile Suit Gundam SEED (2003, Sony PS2)

14. Mobile Suit Gundam - Encounters in Space (2003, Sony PS2)

15. Mobile Suit Gundam - Pilots Locus (2004, Nintendo GameCube)

16. Mobile Suit Gundam Vs. Z-Gundam (2004, Nintendo GameCube)

17. Mobile Suit Gundam SEED - Never Ending Tomorrow (2004, Sony PS2)

18. Mobile Suit Gundam - One Year War (2005, Sony PS2)

19. Mobile Suit Gundam SEED - Federation VS ZAFT (2005)

20. Mobile Suit Gundam Climax U.C. (2006, Sony PlayStation 2)

21. Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny - Federation VS ZAFT II (2006)

23. Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny - Federation VS ZAFT II Plus (2006, Sony PS2)

24. Mobile Suit Gundam - Gundam VS. Gundam (2008)


System programmers : Kazuyoshi Ishihara, Sou Kajiwara

Main programmer : Kazuyoshi Ishihara

Sub programmer : Masafumi Kaneko

Graphic designers : Yuichirou Takei, Tadahiro Negome, Mariko Suzuki; Yoshiyuki Shikano, Makoto Kobayashi, May. Du, Yukie Sugimoto, Kenji Inoue, Teiji Kobashi, Makoto Yamanaka, Takayuki Nanjyou, Kyousuke Shinba, Masaru Oshima

Sound effects : Kisao Shiomi

Music : Naoya Doi

Sound programmer : Hiroshi Yamada

Voice performance : Maruhiko

Hard : Noboru Kound, Tetuya Shimohira

Director : Makoto Kijiya

Producer : Takehiko Hoashi


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.37b12 [Luca Elia, Guru]

0.37b1 [Luca Elia]


- The sound effects are only emitted from the left channel. LastNinja2 (ID 01443)


- 0.133u1: Renamed (msgunda1) to (msgundam1).

- 0.70u5: Changed description to 'Mobile Suit Gundam' and clone '(set 2)' to '(Japan)'.

- 0.65: Added clone Mobile Suit Gundam (set 2). Changed parent description to 'Mobile Suit Gundam (set 1)'.

- 0.62: Added 'Language' dipswitch.

- 0.55: Added 'Difficulty' dipswitch.

- 0.37b12: Luca Elia and Guru added Mobile Suit Gundam (Banpresto 1993) and clone (alternate) (Testdriver).

- 9th January 2001: Guru added a new Mobile Suit Gundam romset to the Seta driver, and the game is very much playable.

- 0.37b1: Luca Elia added Mobile Suit Gundam (Testdriver).


- Haif a century had passed since overpopulation forced human being to leave the Earth for new homes in space. Hundreds of huge space colonies floated around the Earth, and artificial worlds had been built within their walls... In these second homes, people lived out their lives from birth to death. It's Year 0079 of the Space century. The space city furthest from the Earth, Side 3, decleared its independence as the Kingdom of Zion, and proclaimed a war against the Earth, Federation government. Over a month of fight half the population both Zion and the Federation had died. People were terrified...


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* FB Alpha

* Raine

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Mobile Suit Gundam: Federation VS Zeon (GDL-0001)

Mobile Suit Gundam: Federation vs. Zeon (2001-02-08)

Mobile Suit Gundam: Federation VS Zeon DX

Mobile Suit Z-Gundam: A.E.U.G. vs Titans

Mobile Suit Z-Gundam: A.E.U.G. vs Titans DX

Gundam Battle Operating Simulator

Gundam Seed: Federation vs. Z.A.F.T.

Romset: 8192 kb / 7 files / 2.42 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="msgundam" sourcefile="seta.c">
              <description>Mobile Suit Gundam</description>
              <rom name="fa003002.u25" size="524288" crc="1cc72d4c" sha1="5043d693b5a8116a077d5b6997b658cb287e2aa7" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="fa001001.u20" size="1048576" crc="fca139d0" sha1="b56282c69f7ec64c697a48e42d59a2565401c032" region="maincpu" offset="100000"/>
              <rom name="fa001008.u21" size="2097152" crc="e7accf48" sha1="dca9d53bc9cf0ecb661358d5a3f388c4ce9388e7" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="fa001007.u22" size="2097152" crc="793198a6" sha1="45f53870e74b14126680d18dd58dbbe01a6ef509" region="gfx1" offset="200000"/>
              <rom name="fa001006.u23" size="1048576" crc="3b60365c" sha1="bdf5a0b1b45eb75dbbb6725d1e5303716321aeb9" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="fa001005.u24" size="524288" crc="8cd7ff86" sha1="ce7eb90776e21239f8f52e822c636143506c6f9b" region="gfx3" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="fa001004.u26" size="1048576" crc="b965f07c" sha1="ff7827cc80655465ffbb732d55ba81f21f51a5ca" region="x1snd" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="16000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="x1snd" name="X1-010" clock="16000000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="384" height="240" refresh="56.660000" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="2" tilt="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Language" tag="COINS" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="English" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Japanese" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSW" mask="7">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="7" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="6"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="5"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="3"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="4"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSW" mask="56">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="56" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="48"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="40"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="24"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="32"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown 2-7" tag="DSW" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Free Play" tag="DSW" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DSW" mask="256">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="256" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSW" mask="1536">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="1024"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="1536" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="512"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hardest" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown 1-4" tag="DSW" mask="2048">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2048" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="DSW" mask="4096">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4096" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Memory Check" tag="DSW" mask="8192">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8192" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown 1-7" tag="DSW" mask="16384">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="16384" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSW" mask="32768">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32768" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="1536"/>

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