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pirates: MAME ROM Information.


Pirates (c) 12/1994 NIX.


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 16 Mhz)

Sound Chips : OKI6295 (@ 8.08 Khz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 288 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette Colors : 8192

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 3


Story board : Lourdes Marcos Diaz, Yolanda Plaza De Prado

Game programmers : Argimiro Salvador, Carlos Barahona, Fernando Yago

Graphic designer : Tomas Bases

Sound and music : Xavier Tobella

Hardware designers : Fernando Yago, Manuel Baena, Arthy

Game skill : Jordi Zudaire, Mikel Asurmendi

Coordinator : Fernando Yago


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.63 [David Haywood, Nicola Salmoria, Paul Priest]

0.62 [?]


- 0.72: Work around for Genix protection and tilemap scroll, making Pirates playable [Paul Priest]. Changed MSM6295 clock speed to 8080 Hz.

- 0.63: David Haywood added Pirates (NIX 1994).

- 25th December 2002: Nicola Salmoria decrypted Pirates completely and Paul Priest patched the protection, making the game fully playable.

- 15th November 2002: David Haywood sent in a newer Pirates driver, adding the tilemap layer but it is still not perfect since sprites and samples are encrypted.

- 0.62: Added Pirates (Testdriver).

- 16th July 2002: David Haywood sent in a preliminary driver for Pirates which is playable but the graphics don't show up and sound doesn't work because of encryption.


Other Emulators:

* FB Alpha

* Raine

Recommended Games (Pirates):


Pirate Pete

Pirate Treasure

Pirate Ship Higemaru

Captain Silver


Skull & Crossbones

Czernyj Korabl



Romset: 5632 kb / 11 files / 3.06 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="pirates" sourcefile="pirates.c">
              <rom name="r_449b.bin" size="524288" crc="224aeeda" sha1="5b7e47a106af0debf8b07f120571f437ad6ab5c3" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="l_5c1e.bin" size="524288" crc="46740204" sha1="6f1da3b2cbea25bbfdec74c625c5fb23459b83b6" region="maincpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="p4_4d48.bin" size="524288" crc="89fda216" sha1="ea31e750460e67a24972b04171230633eb2b6d9d" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="p2_5d74.bin" size="524288" crc="40e069b4" sha1="515d12cbb29bdbf3f3016e5bbe14941209978095" region="gfx1" offset="80000"/>
              <rom name="p1_7b30.bin" size="524288" crc="26d78518" sha1="c293f1194f8ef38241d149cf1db1a511a7fb4936" region="gfx1" offset="100000"/>
              <rom name="p8_9f4f.bin" size="524288" crc="f31696ea" sha1="f5ab59e441317b02b615a1cdc6d075c5bdcdea73" region="gfx1" offset="180000"/>
              <rom name="s1_6e89.bin" size="524288" crc="c78a276f" sha1="d5127593e68f9e8f2878803c652a35a1c6d82b2c" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="s2_6df3.bin" size="524288" crc="9f0bad96" sha1="b8f910aa259192e261815392f5d7c9c7dabe0b4d" region="gfx2" offset="80000"/>
              <rom name="s4_fdcc.bin" size="524288" crc="8916ddb5" sha1="f4f7da831ef929eb7575bbe69eae317f15cfd648" region="gfx2" offset="100000"/>
              <rom name="s8_4b7c.bin" size="524288" crc="1c41bd2c" sha1="fba264a3c195f303337223a74cbad5eec5c457ec" region="gfx2" offset="180000"/>
              <rom name="s89_49d4.bin" size="524288" crc="63a739ec" sha1="c57f657225e62b3c9c5f0c7185ad7a87794d55f4" region="oki" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="16000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="oki" name="OKI6295" clock="1333333"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="288" height="224" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="3" coins="2" service="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="8192"/>

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