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robokid: MAME ROM Information.


Atomic Robo-Kid (c) 1988 UPL.

A horizontally scrolling shoot'em up featuring great anime graphics and giant bosses.


Game ID : UPL-88013

Main CPU : Z80 (@ 6 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 5 Mhz)

Sound Chips : (2x) YM2203 (@ 1.5 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 256 x 192 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 1024

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


Released in November 1988.

Act-3 main melody was taken from Gary Moore's Thunder Rising.

Omega Fighter, Atomic Robo-Kid / UPL [Pony Canyon / Scitron - PCCB-00038 - Aug 21, 1990]


In the Japanese version, the highscore table contains the entire name compared to only 3 letters on the other version.


* Choose Start Level :

1) After inserting a coin, press p1 attack button while pressing 1p start.

2) Enter the code (codes appear after Act5 at the beginning of the level).


Game designer : Tsutomu Fuzisawa

Chief programmer : Toshio Arai

Character designers : Tsutomu Fuzisawa, Tokuhisa Tazima

Background designers : Noriko Nihei, Akemi Tsunoda

Effects : Kohji Abe

Compose & Music : Mecano Associates


* Consoles :

NEC PC-Engine (1989)

Sega Mega Drive (1990)

* Computers :

Commodore C64 (1990)

Atari ST (1990)

Commodore Amiga (1990)

Sharp X68000 (Year unknown)


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.37b10 [Yochizo]


- Press 2 to skip the dipswitch menu.

- To enter the level code in Atomic Robokid, in the title screen insert 1 coin and then press 1P or 2P start while keeping pressed 1P or 2P button1


- 0.135u3: Fabio Priuli fixed segmentation fault before OK in Atomic Robo-kid and clones.

- 0.133u1: Corrado Tomaselli verified/changed VSync to 59.61 Hz in Atomic Robo-kid. Renamed (robokdj2) to (robokidj2).

- 0.131u1: Kanikani fixed sprite trail for Atomic Robo-kid.

- 0.122u7: Fixed gfx1/2/3/4/5 rom loading.

- 0.101u5: Brian Troha added clone Atomic Robo-kid (Japan, Set 2). Changed description of clone 'Atomic Robo-kid (Japan)' to 'Atomic Robo-kid (Japan, Set 1)'.

- 0.97u2: Pierpaolo Prazzoli recently found a solution to the sprite overdraw problems in Atomic Robo-kid.

- 0.89u3: Pierpaolo Prazzoli fixed? overdraw in Atomic Robo-kid. Changed Z80 CPU2 clock speed to 5MHz.

- 0.77u2: Removed all unknown dipswitches.

- 13th July 2003: Tomasz Slanina fixed a crash in Atomic Robo-Kid.

- 0.71u2: Tomasz Slanina fixed reset in Robokid when time runs out.

- 0.67: Changed parent and clone descriptions to 'Atomic Robo-kid'.

- 0.37b10: Yochizo added Atomic Robokid (UPL 1988) and clone (Japan).

- 21st November 2000: Yochizo fixed some graphics bugs in the Omega Fighter / Atomic Robo-kid driver.

- 8th November 2000: Yochizo sent in a driver for Omega Fighter and Atomic Robo-kid.

- 26th November 1998: Dumped Atomic Robo-kid (UPL 1988).


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Romset: 1952 kb / 31 files / 569.8 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="robokid" sourcefile="ninjakd2.c">
              <description>Atomic Robo-kid</description>
              <rom name="robokid1.18j" size="65536" crc="378c21fc" sha1="58163bd6fbfa8385b1bd648cfde3d75bf81ac07d" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="robokid2.18k" size="65536" crc="ddef8c5a" sha1="a1dd2f51205863c3d5d3527991d538ca8adf7587" region="maincpu" offset="18000"/>
              <rom name="robokid3.15k" size="65536" crc="05295ec3" sha1="33dd0853a2064cb4301cfbdc7856def81f6e1223" region="maincpu" offset="28000"/>
              <rom name="robokid4.12k" size="65536" crc="3bc3977f" sha1="da394e12d197b0e109b03c854da06b1267bd9d59" region="maincpu" offset="38000"/>
              <rom name="robokid.k7" size="65536" crc="f490a2e9" sha1="861d1256c090ce3d1f45f95cc894affbbc3f1466" region="soundcpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="robokid.b9" size="32768" crc="fac59c3f" sha1="1b202ad5c12982512129d9e097267dd31b984ae8" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="robokid.15f" size="65536" crc="ba61f5ab" sha1="8433ddd55f0184cd5e8bb4a94a1c2336b2f8ff05" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="robokid.16f" size="65536" crc="d9b399ce" sha1="70755c9cae27187f183ae6d61bedb95c420756f4" region="gfx2" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="robokid.17f" size="65536" crc="afe432b9" sha1="1ec7954ccf112eddf0ffcb8b5aec6cbc5cba7a7a" region="gfx2" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="robokid.18f" size="65536" crc="a0aa2a84" sha1="4d46c169429cd285644336c7d47e393b33bd8770" region="gfx2" offset="30000"/>
              <rom name="robokid.19c" size="65536" crc="02220421" sha1="f533e9c6cea1dccbb60e0528c470f3cb5e8fc44e" region="gfx3" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="robokid.20c" size="65536" crc="02d59bc2" sha1="031acbb14145f9f4623de8868c6207fb9f8e8207" region="gfx3" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="robokid.17d" size="65536" crc="2fa29b99" sha1="13dce7932e2e9c03a139a4293584838aa3d9f1c3" region="gfx3" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="robokid.18d" size="65536" crc="ae15ce02" sha1="175e4eebdf12f1f373e01a4b1c933053ddd09abf" region="gfx3" offset="30000"/>
              <rom name="robokid.19d" size="65536" crc="784b089e" sha1="1ae3346b4afa3da9484ebc59c8a530cb95f7d277" region="gfx3" offset="40000"/>
              <rom name="robokid.20d" size="65536" crc="b0b395ed" sha1="31ec07634053793a701bbfd601b029f7da66e9d7" region="gfx3" offset="50000"/>
              <rom name="robokid.19f" size="65536" crc="0f9071c6" sha1="8bf0c35189eda98a9bc150788890e136870cb5b2" region="gfx3" offset="60000"/>
              <rom name="robokid.12c" size="65536" crc="0ab45f94" sha1="d8274263068d998c89a1b247dde7f814037cc15b" region="gfx4" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="robokid.14c" size="65536" crc="029bbd4a" sha1="8e078cdafe608fc6cde827be85c5267ade4ecca6" region="gfx4" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="robokid.15c" size="65536" crc="7de67ebb" sha1="2fe92e50e2894dd363e69b053db96bdb66a273eb" region="gfx4" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="robokid.16c" size="65536" crc="53c0e582" sha1="763e6127532d022a707bf9ddf1a832413745f248" region="gfx4" offset="30000"/>
              <rom name="robokid.17c" size="65536" crc="0cae5a1e" sha1="a183a33516c81ea2c029b72ee6261c4519e095ab" region="gfx4" offset="40000"/>
              <rom name="robokid.18c" size="65536" crc="56ac7c8a" sha1="66ed5646a2e8563caeb4ff96fa7d34fde27e9899" region="gfx4" offset="50000"/>
              <rom name="robokid.15d" size="65536" crc="cd632a4d" sha1="a537d9ced45fdac490097e9162ac4d09a470be79" region="gfx4" offset="60000"/>
              <rom name="robokid.16d" size="65536" crc="18d92b2b" sha1="e6d20ea8f0fac8bd4824a3b279a0fd8a1d6c26f5" region="gfx4" offset="70000"/>
              <rom name="robokid.12a" size="65536" crc="e64d1c10" sha1="d1073c80c9788aba65410f88691747a37b2a9d4a" region="gfx5" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="robokid.14a" size="65536" crc="8f9371e4" sha1="0ea06d62bf4673ebda49a849cead832a24e5b886" region="gfx5" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="robokid.15a" size="65536" crc="469204e7" sha1="8c2e94635b2b304e7dfa2e6ad58ba526dcf02453" region="gfx5" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="robokid.16a" size="65536" crc="4e340815" sha1="d204b830c5809f25f7dfa451bbcbeda8b81ced54" region="gfx5" offset="30000"/>
              <rom name="robokid.17a" size="65536" crc="f0863106" sha1="ff7e44d0aa5a07ec9a7eddef1a55181bd2e867b1" region="gfx5" offset="40000"/>
              <rom name="robokid.18a" size="65536" crc="fdff7441" sha1="843b2c92bbc6f7319568677d50cbd9b03475b34a" region="gfx5" offset="50000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="6000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="soundcpu" name="Z80" clock="5000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="2203.1" name="YM2203" clock="1500000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="2203.2" name="YM2203" clock="1500000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="256" height="192" refresh="59.610000" pixclock="3906600" htotal="256" hbend="0" hbstart="256" vtotal="256" vbend="32" vbstart="224" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="2" service="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="DIPSW1" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Bonus Life" tag="DIPSW1" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="50000 and every 100000" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="None" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DIPSW1" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Free Play" tag="DIPSW1" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="DIPSW1" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="16"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DIPSW1" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DIPSW1" mask="192">
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="192" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DIPSW2" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DIPSW2" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DIPSW2" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DIPSW2" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DIPSW2" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coinage" tag="DIPSW2" mask="224">
                     <dipvalue name="5 Coins/1 Credit" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="96"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="224" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="160"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="128"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="1024"/>

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