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sindbadm: MAME ROM Information.


Sindbad Mystery (c) 1983 Sega.


Sega G80 Raster hardware

Game ID : 834-5244

Main CPU : Z80 (@ 3.867 Mhz), Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound Chips : SN76496 (@ 2 Mhz), SN76496 (@ 4 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 224 x 256 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 128

Players : 2

Control : 4-way joystick

Buttons : 1


Released during July 1983.

This game was originally created and released during 1983 on the Sega SG-1000 console.


* Consoles :

Sega Saturn (1997, "Sega Ages Memorial Selection Vol. 2")


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.35b9 [Nicola Salmoria, Mike Balfour]

0.34b2 [?]


- 0.138: Fixed rom names.

- 0.122u8: Changed 'Unknown' dipswitches to 'Unused'.

- 0.107u4: Aaron Giles revived Sindbad Mystery and fixed sound chip frequencies. Changed Z80 CPU1 clock speed to 3867000 Hz, VSync to 59.998135 Hz and user1 roms to gfx2. Re-added 2nd player.

- 0.107u3: Fixed number of players to 1.

- 0.99u5: Pierpaolo Prazzoli fixed Sindbad Mystery character refresh.

- 0.93: Changed 2nd SN76496 clock speed to 2MHz.

- 0.36b16: Fixed sound in Sindbad Mystery [Zsolt Vasvari]. Changed clock speed of the 2x SN76496 to 4MHz.

- 26th January 2000: Zsolt Vasvari and Takahiro Nogi fixed Sindbad Mystery sound.

- 0.35b9: Nicola Salmoria and Mike Balfour added Sindbad Mystery (Sega 1983).

- 28th March 1999: Mike Balfour finished the Sinbad Mystery driver except for dips and sound.

- 25th March 1999: Nicola finished decrypting Sinbad Mystery, but there is still background graphics missing.

- 0.34b2: Added Sinbad Mystery (Testdriver).

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Romset: 104 kb / 13 files / 42.5 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="sindbadm" sourcefile="segag80r.c">
              <description>Sindbad Mystery</description>
              <rom name="epr-5393.4d" size="8192" crc="51f2e51e" sha1="0fd96863d0dfaa0bab09be6fea1e7d12b9c40d68" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="epr-5394.4e" size="8192" crc="d39ce2ee" sha1="376065a40caa499da99e556098a03387edca5883" region="maincpu" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="epr-5395.4h" size="8192" crc="b1d15c82" sha1="04f888faee0103cce8c0cd57296d75474b770632" region="maincpu" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="epr-5396.4j" size="8192" crc="ea9d40bf" sha1="f61ec6e405ba3aa4166a5d6127d9e7bc940f19df" region="maincpu" offset="6000"/>
              <rom name="epr-5397.4l" size="8192" crc="595d16dc" sha1="ea8aa068fc45bb2ee64c4290fad4b8b51e1abe97" region="maincpu" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="epr-5398.4m" size="8192" crc="e57ff63c" sha1="eac36221cb210743d3c04e51da5956623a28dbdb" region="maincpu" offset="a000"/>
              <rom name="epr-5400.4a" size="8192" crc="5114f18e" sha1="343f96c728f96df5d50a9888fc87488d9440d7f4" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="epr-5428.9m" size="8192" crc="f6044a1e" sha1="19622aa0991553604236a1ff64a3e5dd1d881ed8" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="epr-5429.9p" size="8192" crc="b23eca10" sha1="e00ab3b50b52e16d7281ece42d73603fb188c9b3" region="gfx1" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="epr-5424.9e" size="8192" crc="4bfc2e95" sha1="7d513df944d5768b14983f44a1e3c76930a55e9a" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="epr-5425.9h" size="8192" crc="b654841a" sha1="9b224fbe5f4c7bbb486a3d15550cc10e4f317631" region="gfx2" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="epr-5426.9j" size="8192" crc="9de0da28" sha1="79e01005861e2426a8112544b1bc6d1c6a9ce936" region="gfx2" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="epr-5427.9l" size="8192" crc="a94f4d41" sha1="fe4f412ea3680c0e5a6242827eab9e82a841d7c7" region="gfx2" offset="6000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="3867000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="sn1" name="SN76496" clock="2000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="sn2" name="SN76496" clock="4000000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="270" width="256" height="224" refresh="59.998138" pixclock="5156000" htotal="328" hbend="0" hbstart="256" vtotal="262" vbend="0" vbstart="224" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="1" coins="2" service="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="4"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="D3D2" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="6" value="3"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="D3D2" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="D3D2" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="D3D2" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="D3D2" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="D3D2" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Infinite Lives (Cheat)" tag="D3D2" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="D1D0" mask="15">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="7"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="9"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit 5/3" value="5"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit 4/3" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="15" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit 5/6" value="3"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit 4/5" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit 2/3" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="6"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="14"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits 5/11" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="13"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="12"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="11"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="10"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="D1D0" mask="240">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="112"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="144"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit 5/3" value="80"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit 4/3" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="240" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit 5/6" value="48"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit 4/5" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit 2/3" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="96"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="224"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits 5/11" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="208"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="176"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="160"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="128"/>

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