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pingpong: MAME ROM Information.


Konami's Ping Pong (c) 1985 Konami.

A playable if simplistic Table Tennis simulation for one or two players. Ping Pong offers three different types of shot; Top spin, Back Spin and Smash. The actual gameplay centers on shot timing and shot choice, with the players' bats moving automatically to track the movement of the ball.

In the single player mode, the player can opt to play the game on any one of five different skill levels.


Game ID : GX555

Main CPU : Z80 (@ 3.072 Mhz)

Sound Chips : SN76496 (@ 2.304 Mhz)

Players : 2

Control : 2-way joystick

Buttons : 2


Released in June 1985.

This game features Penguin (later renamed Pentarou) in the title screen and as a spectator. He is the main character in Antarctic Adventure and Penguin Adventure on the MSX and also appeared in many other Konami titles like the Parodius and Game Master series.


* Consoles :

Nintendo Famicom Disk (1987)

* Computers :

Sinclair ZX Spectrum (1985)

MSX (JP] (May 1985; "Konami no Ping Pong [Model RC731]")

Sinclair ZX Spectrum (1986, "Konami Coin-Op Hits")

Commodore C64 (1986)

Amstrad CPC (1986)


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.31 [Jarek Parchanski]


- 0.144u7: Kanikani updated Ping Pong dipswitches.

- 0.125u3: Nicola Salmoria fixed level select arrow's not displayed in Ping Pong.

- 0.123u1: Zsolt Vasvari removed color tables from Ping Pong. Added RESNET color computations where appropriate. Changed description to 'Konami's Ping-Pong' and palettesize to 512 colors. Swapped proms ($20, 120).

- 0.71: Removed all 'Unused' dipswitches.

- 0.34b1: Added color proms ($0, 20, 120 - palette (this might be bad), sprites and characters).

- 0.31: Jarek Parchanski added Ping Pong (Konami 1985).

- 16th March 1998: CaBBe dumped Konami's Ping-Pong.

ARCADE RELEASE: Konami no PingPong (Konami) - 1985/Jun/13

LEVELS: 99 (endless)

Other Emulators:

* CottAGE

* JEmu2

Recommended Games (Table Tennis):

Konami's Ping-Pong

Ping-Pong King

Ping Pong Masters '93

Speed Spin

Table Tennis Champions

Romset: 49 kb / 7 files / 21.3 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="pingpong" sourcefile="pingpong.c">
              <description>Konami's Ping-Pong</description>
              <rom name="pp_e04.rom" size="16384" crc="18552f8f" sha1="cb03659b5e8a68003e72182a20979384d829280f" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="pp_e03.rom" size="16384" crc="ae5f01e8" sha1="f0d6a2c64822f2662fed3f601e279db18246f894" region="maincpu" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="pp_e01.rom" size="8192" crc="d1d6f090" sha1="7b7d7cb90bed746dda871227463145263e4b0c5a" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="pp_e02.rom" size="8192" crc="33c687e0" sha1="7c90de4d163d2ffad00c8cb6a194fa6125a4f4c1" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="pingpong.3j" size="32" crc="3e04f06e" sha1="a642c350f148e062d56eb2a2fc53c470603000e3" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="pingpong.5h" size="256" crc="8456046a" sha1="8226f1325c14eb8aed5cd3c3d6bad9f9fd88c5fa" region="proms" offset="20"/>
              <rom name="pingpong.11j" size="256" crc="09d96b08" sha1="81405e33eacc47f91ea4c7221d122f7e6f5b1e5d" region="proms" offset="120"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="3072000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="snsnd" name="SN76496" clock="2304000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="256" height="224" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="2">
                     <control type="joy" ways="2"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="SYSTEM" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSW1" mask="15">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="10"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/2 Credits" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/3 Credits" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="15" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/4 Credits" value="12"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="14"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="7"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/5 Credits" value="6"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="11"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="3"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="13"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="5"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/7 Credits" value="9"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Free Play" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSW1" mask="240">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="160"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/2 Credits" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/3 Credits" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="240" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/4 Credits" value="192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="224"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="112"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/5 Credits" value="96"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="176"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="48"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="208"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="80"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/7 Credits" value="144"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Free Play" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DSW2" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSW2" mask="6">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="6"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Difficult" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Very Difficult" value="0"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="512"/>

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