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sabotenba: MAME ROM Information.


Saboten Bombers (c) 1992 NMK.

A cute platform game with gameplay similar to "Snow Bros." and "Bubble Bobble".


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 10 Mhz)

Sound Chips : (2x) OKI6295 (@ 24.242 Khz)

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


Released in April 1992.

Licensed to Tecmo for distribution.

The title of this game translates from Japanese as 'Cactus Bombers'.


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.37b9 [Mirko Buffoni]


- 0.133u1: Brian Troha added DIP locations to Saboten Bombers. Added 2x 'Unused' dipswitch. Renamed (sabotnba) to (sabotenba).

- 0.132u3: TeamEurope, Dumping Union and David Haywood added clone Cactus (bootleg of Saboten Bombers). Angelo Salese fixed a graphic bug in Saboten Bombers.

- 29th June 2009: Smitdogg - Thanks to MrGoodwraith we were able to throw in $ with Team Europe so they could pick up some really old and strange PCB's from Austria like Cactus.

- 0.124u1: Changed description back to 'Saboten Bombers (set 1)' and 'Saboten Bombers (set 1)'.

- 0.123u6: Changed description to 'Saboten Bombers (9th Mar. 1992 / set 1)' and clone to 'Saboten Bombers (9th Mar. 1992 / set 2)'.

- 0.84: MASH added clone Saboten Bombers (set 2). Changed parent description to 'Saboten Bombers (set 1)'.

- 21st May 2002: MASH submitted a clone ROM set for Saboten Bombers.

- 0.37b9: Mirko Buffoni added Saboten Bombers (NMK / Tecmo 1992).

- 18th October 2000: Mirko Buffoni added Saboten Bombers to the Bombjack Twin driver.

LEVELS: 100 (after the ending sequence, game starts over but stops displaying the stage number ("stage XX"))

Other Emulators:

* FB Alpha

* Raine

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Romset: 6720 kb / 7 files / 2.67 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="sabotenba" sourcefile="nmk16.c" cloneof="sabotenb" romof="sabotenb">
              <description>Saboten Bombers (set 2)</description>
              <manufacturer>NMK / Tecmo</manufacturer>
              <rom name="sb1.76" size="262144" crc="df6f65e2" sha1="6ad9e9f13539310646895c5e7992c6546e75684b" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="sb2.75" size="262144" crc="0d2c1ab8" sha1="abb43a8c5398195c0ad48d8d772ef47635bf25c2" region="maincpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="ic35.sb3" merge="ic35.sb3" size="65536" crc="eb7bc99d" sha1="b3063afd58025a441d4750c22483e9129da402e7" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ic32.sb4" merge="ic32.sb4" size="2097152" crc="24c62205" sha1="3ab0ca5d7c698328d91421ccf6f7dafc20df3c8d" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ic100.sb5" merge="ic100.sb5" size="2097152" crc="b20f166e" sha1="074d770fd6d233040a80a92f4467d81f961c650b" region="gfx3" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ic30.sb6" merge="ic30.sb6" size="1048576" crc="288407af" sha1="78c08fae031337222681c593dc86a08df6a34a4b" region="oki1" offset="40000"/>
              <rom name="ic27.sb7" merge="ic27.sb7" size="1048576" crc="43e33a7e" sha1="51068b63f4415712eaa25dcf1ee6b0cc2850974e" region="oki2" offset="40000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="10000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="oki1" name="OKI6295" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="oki2" name="OKI6295" clock="4000000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="384" height="224" refresh="56.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="2">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="DSW1" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Language" tag="DSW1" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Japanese" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="English" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSW1" mask="12">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="12" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hardest" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSW1" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSW1" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSW1" mask="192">
                     <dipvalue name="1" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="192" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="128"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSW2" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DSW2" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="2" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSW2" mask="28">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="24"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="28" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="12"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="20"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Free Play" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSW2" mask="224">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="224" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="96"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="160"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Free Play" value="0"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" cocktail="preliminary" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="1024"/>

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