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powerdrv: MAME ROM Information.


Power Drive (c) 1986 Bally Midway.

Side-view 'Monster Truck' button-slapping game.


Bally Midway MCR 3 hardware

[No. 0E68]

Main CPU : Z80 (@ 5 Mhz)

Sound CPU : 68000 (@ 8 Mhz)

Sound Chips : DAC (@ 8 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 512 x 480 pixels

Screen refresh : 30.00 Hz

Palette colors : 64

Players : 3

Buttons : 4


Released in December 1986.

This game was designed to appeal to "Track & Field" players.

Tim Uyeda holds the official record for this game with 170,900 points.


Concept By : John Kubik

Programmer : Jeff Nauman

Designed By : Scott Morrison, Sharon Perry, Jeff Nauman

Video Graphics By : Sharon Perry, Scott Morrison

Sounds By : Neil Falconer

Menu By : Tom DiDomenico

Cabinet Design By : Walter Godlewski

Cabinet Art By : Tony Ramunni

Hardware Design By : Cary Mednick, Bob Ploussard

Controls Designed By : George Kolomayets

Technical Support By : Dan Stern, Wayne Stone, Sue Lohse, Joe Ketza, Bob Libbe, Jim Belt


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.36b6 [Aaron Giles]

0.34b8 [?]


- The cars etc. sprites show up after the 2/4wd display, Sled pulling: In the beginning the sled shows up in the right side of the screen. Jumping: The ramp flickers. RansAckeR (ID 00188)


- 0.145u7: Added 'Midway Sounds Good Sound Board' sound and left/right Speaker.

- 0.98u1: Aaron Giles fixed sound sync with various sound boards, allowing for kludges to be removed from Power Drive. Removed 4th coin slot.

- 0.53: Changed palettesize from 128 to 64 colors.

- 0.36b7: Changed 68000 CPU2 clock speed to 8MHz.

- 0.36b6: Aaron Giles added Power Drive (Bally Midway 1986).

- 23rd September 1999: Aaron Giles sent in an MCR update with support for Power Drive, Turbo Tag, Spy Hunter 2, Blasted, Arch Rivals, Tri-Sports and Pigskin 621AD and also tons of cleanup.

- 0.34b8: Added Power Drive (Testdriver).

- 19th September 1998: Dumped Power Drive (Version 2 - 12/02/86).

Other Emulators:

* Retrocade

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Drag Race

Sprint 8

Car Jamboree

Zeroize (DECO Cassette)

Buggy Challenge

Demolition Derby

Buggy Boy/Speed Buggy

Turbo Tag


Power Drive

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Over Drive

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Road Riot 4WD

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Off Road Challenge

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Xtreme Rally / Off Beat Racer!

Club Kart: European Session

Romset: 480 kb / 12 files / 179.5 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="powerdrv" sourcefile="mcr3.c">
              <description>Power Drive</description>
              <manufacturer>Bally Midway</manufacturer>
              <rom name="pdrv3b.bin" size="32768" crc="d870b704" sha1="300d6ff3c92a45f5c4f28c171280174924aecb6c" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="pdrv5b.bin" size="32768" crc="fa0544ad" sha1="55a9cf8c8648761443e4a5a3b214f4d6236cbaff" region="maincpu" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="pdsndu7.bin" size="32768" crc="78713e78" sha1="11382c024536f743e051ba208ae02d0f5e07cf5e" region="sg:cpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="pdsndu17.bin" size="32768" crc="c41de6e4" sha1="0391afd96ee80dd1d4a34e661e5df1e01fbbd57a" region="sg:cpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="pdsndu8.bin" size="32768" crc="15714036" sha1="77ca5f703eb7f146e13d9c01f4427f6aaa31df39" region="sg:cpu" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="pdsndu18.bin" size="32768" crc="cae14c70" sha1="04e92f1f144cc8ff13a09a3d38aa65ac05c41c0b" region="sg:cpu" offset="10001"/>
              <rom name="pdrv15a.bin" size="16384" crc="b858b5a8" sha1="da622bde13c7156a826d658e176feccf18f33a4b" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="pdrv14b.bin" size="16384" crc="12ee7fc2" sha1="aca7b20efa8b0e2217691fd8de6adf68a2048331" region="gfx1" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="pdrv8e.bin" size="65536" crc="dd3a2adc" sha1="0792591eb55603c809d08ee622ecb2c9f5731038" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="pdrv6e.bin" size="65536" crc="1a1f7f81" sha1="d66ff3ef3855e086e665531aef0e079842c48fcb" region="gfx2" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="pdrv5e.bin" size="65536" crc="4cb4780e" sha1="e1fad431257d9ec5e35175e4dc09d21e36ba1fa0" region="gfx2" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="pdrv4e.bin" size="65536" crc="de400335" sha1="49438bc7c2ba236dcbd4ddc3c985460887dcf110" region="gfx2" offset="30000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="5000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="sg:cpu" name="68000" clock="8000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="sg" name="Midway Sounds Good Sound Board"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="sg:dac" name="DAC"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="512" height="480" refresh="30.000000" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="3" buttons="4" coins="3" tilt="yes">
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="MONO.IP0" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coinage" tag="MONO.IP3" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="3" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="1"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="MONO.IP3" mask="48">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Factory" value="48" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hardest" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="MONO.IP3" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="64" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Rack Advance (Cheat)" tag="MONO.IP3" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="64"/>

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