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pesadelo: MAME ROM Information.


Pesadelo (c) 1989 Forte II Games.

A sightly modified Brazilian bootleg of Konami's MSX only 'Knightmare'.


MSX hardware

Main CPU : Z80 (@ 3.58 MHz)

Sound Chips : AY-3-8910A (@ 1.79 MHz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 280 x 210 pixels

Screen refresh : 59.922747 Hz

Palette colors : 16

Players : 1

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 1 (fire)


Pesadelo literally translates into English as Nightmare.

This game is extremely rare.


Game's ROM.

MAME Info:

0.128u6 [Mariusz Wojcieszek, Hap]


- 0.143u3: Changed visible area to 280x216 and VSync to 59.922738 Hz.

- 0.140u3: ShimaPong fixed savestates in the Forte II driver.

- 0.138: Changed description to 'Pesadelo (bootleg of Knightmare on MSX)'.

- 0.128u6: Mariusz Wojcieszek and hap added Pesadelo (Brazilian bootleg of Konami's Knightmare on MSX) (bootleg 1989). Pesadelo (means Nightmare in Portuguese), originally released exclusively on MSX. This arcade conversion has been made a bit harder, eg. bonus power-ups deplete three times quicker, and the game starts at a later, more difficult level. A rough translation of the text after inserting a coin: Coins won't accumulate, insert a new coin after the game is over if you want another play.

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Romset: 64 kb / 1 files / 50.7 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="pesadelo" sourcefile="forte2.c">
              <description>Pesadelo (bootleg of Knightmare on MSX)</description>
              <manufacturer>bootleg (Forte II Games) / Konami</manufacturer>
              <rom name="epr2764.15" size="65536" crc="1ae2f724" sha1="12880dd7ad82acf04861843fb9d4f0f926d18f6b" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="3579545"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="aysnd" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="1789772"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="280" height="216" refresh="59.922738" pixclock="5369317" htotal="342" hbend="25" hbstart="305" vtotal="262" vbend="28" vbstart="244" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="1" buttons="1" coins="1">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="16"/>

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