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rambo3: MAME ROM Information.


Rambo III (c) 1989 Taito.

Assume the role of Rambo and Colonel Sam Trautman as they fight the soviet army in Afghanistan.


Taito B System hardware

Board Number : K1100485A

Prom Stickers : B93

Main CPU : 68000 (@ 12 Mhz), Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2610 (@ 8 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 320 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 4096

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


Based on the movie of the same name. The movie 'Rambo III' is rated R by the Motion Picture Association of America. It is intended for mature audiences and parental guidance is advised. Children under 17 are not admitted unless they are accompanied by a parent or adult guardian.


The US version is slightly different, it has the 'Winners Don't Use Drugs' screen.

The game has a different ending depending if you play the American or European version.


* Level select : boot machine with service switch pressed.

Message appears : SERVICE SWITCH ERROR, press 1p Start(x3), service switch, 1p Start.

Message appears : SELECT BY DOWN SW, select level with joy Down/Up and push Start button.


Game programmers : T. Katoh, H. Yayama, Mom. Kobayashi, K. Kondoh, Takeshi Ishizashi

Character Designers : Takashi Yamada, Noritaka Kawamoto, Kenji Hazama, Seiji Kawagishi, Kazumasa Fuseya, A. Yamamoto, Kohzoh Igarashi, Tomita Takaaki, Y. Iwata

Game designer : Akira Saitoh

P.C.B. designer : Eikichi Takahashi

Designers : Kazuo Nakagawa, Hiroyasu Nagai

Sound designers (Team Zuntata) : Masahiko Takagi, Yasuko Yamada, Pinch Punch


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.37b4 [Jarek Burczynski]


- Multi-sprite zoom is glitchy in taito_b and taito_f2. Source (ID 04580)

- Seems like some graphics are misplaced in attract mode. Look at the logo and the line of soldiers. They seems to be too far to the left (and maybe too far up?). JonasPersson (ID 01188)


- 0.143u3: Changed 'Rambo III (Europe set 1)' to clone '(Europe, Proto?)' and '(Europe set 2)' to parent 'Rambo III (Europe)'. Renamed (rambo3) to (rambo3p), (rambo3ae) to (rambo3) and (rambo3a) to (rambo3u).

- 0.123u2: Corrado Tomaselli verified clocks on Rambo III.

- 0.55: Added clone Rambo III (Europe set 2). Changed parent description to 'Rambo III (Europe set 1)' and clone '(set 2, US)' to '(US)'.

- 7th September 2001: Jan Tleskac added another version of Rambo 3 to the Taito B driver.

- 12th February 2001: Jarek Burczynski added trackball control to Rambo III in addition to joystick control.

- 0.37b5: Jarek Burczynski added clone Rambo III (set 2, US). Changed parent description to 'Rambo III (set 1, Europe)'.

- 0.37b4: Jarek Burczynski added Rambo III (Europe) (Taito 1989).

- 13th June 2000: Jarek Burczynski added Hit the Ice, Puzzle Bobble, Quiz Sekai wa SHOW by shobai and Rambo 3 to the Taito-B driver.

- 20th October 1998: AraCorn (aka CaBBe) dumped Rambo III (Europe set 1).


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Movie: Rambo III

Genre: Action

Year: USA 1987

Director: Peter MacDonald

Studio: Carolco

Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Kurtwood Smith, Marc de Jonge, Spiros Focas, Sasson Gabai

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Romset: 3136 kb / 10 files / 1.39 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="rambo3" sourcefile="taito_b.c">
              <description>Rambo III (Europe)</description>
              <manufacturer>Taito Europe Corporation</manufacturer>
              <rom name="ramb3-11.bin" size="131072" crc="1cc42247" sha1="e5a226a0016ec329fc23046c426c6303e452ef1d" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ramb3-14.bin" size="131072" crc="7d917c21" sha1="2850c46d6bdabfb76c40a7dc78ebc14b69ce95c9" region="maincpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="ramb3-07.bin" size="131072" crc="c973ff6f" sha1="d11f289f8559602783d97b831182e8c37954980f" region="maincpu" offset="40000"/>
              <rom name="ramb3-06.bin" size="131072" crc="a83d3fd5" sha1="4f07d969af3b25e4ab8d0f2c03e0c0c8ada02991" region="maincpu" offset="40001"/>
              <rom name="ramb3-10.bin" size="65536" crc="b18bc020" sha1="5f3a108ad1f652103dda14672223529077a0924b" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ramb3-03.bin" size="524288" crc="f5808c41" sha1="73e129e87d7e240f96cb06d484fb19cd0ef49721" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ramb3-04.bin" size="524288" crc="c57831ce" sha1="85c203a858df34fe8663b2b16447d328cdb4145e" region="gfx1" offset="80000"/>
              <rom name="ramb3-01.bin" size="524288" crc="c55fcf54" sha1="6a26ed2541be9e3341f20e74cc49b5366ce7d424" region="gfx1" offset="100000"/>
              <rom name="ramb3-02.bin" size="524288" crc="9dd014c6" sha1="0f046d9de57db0272810adde7d49cc348b78f1f7" region="gfx1" offset="180000"/>
              <rom name="ramb3-05.bin" size="524288" crc="0179dc40" sha1="89feb708618ae7fa96883473d5c7a09dcc6f452a" region="ymsnd" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="12000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymsnd" name="YM2610" clock="8000000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="320" height="224" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="2" tilt="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
                     <control type="trackball" minimum="0" maximum="65535" sensitivity="70" keydelta="30" reverse="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSWA" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="DSWA" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSWA" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DSWA" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="8" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSWA" mask="48">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="48" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSWA" mask="192">
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="192" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSWB" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Medium" value="3" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hardest" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSWB" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Control" tag="DSWB" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="8 way Joystick" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Trackball" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Allow Continue" tag="DSWB" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="16" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSWB" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSWB" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSWB" 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="4096"/>

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