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skyadvntj: MAME ROM Information.


Sky Adventure (c) 1989 Alpha Denshi.

A vertically scrolling shoot-em-up.


Game ID : SA

Main CPU : 68000 (@ 10 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 7.15909 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2203 (@ 3 Mhz), YM2413 (@ 8 Mhz), DAC

Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 224 x 256 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 4096

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


Released in November 1989.


1. Sky Adventure (1989)

2. Ghost Pilots [Model NGM-020] (1991)


System programmer : Eizi Fukathu

Main programmer : Hiroyuki Ryu

Programmer : Hideo Kamoda

Hardware : Shinichi Tamura

Designer : Kenichi Sakanishi

Music : Tambourine Yuka

Sound : Hiroaki Simizu

Producer : Akira Usizawa


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.37b8 [Bryan McPhail]

0.36b1 [Bryan McPhail]


- 0.133u1: Renamed (skyadvnu) to (skyadvntu) and (skyadvnj) to (skyadvntj).

- 0.128u6: Phil Bennett reduced all Alpha68k YM2413 clocks from 8MHz to 3.579545MHz.

- 0.61: Changed 'Unknown' to 'Unused' dipswitches.

- 0.59: Acho A. Tang fixed sprite position and priority. Fixed missaligned lines appeard more than once every stage.

- 18th March 2002: Acho A. Tang submitted a massive update for the Alpha68k driver, fixing a few graphics problems in Sky Adventure and Time Soldiers, and making Paddle Mania, Super Stingray and Kyros playable.

- 0.37b14: Added clone Sky Adventure (Japan). Changed parent description 'Sky Adventure (Japan)' to 'Sky Adventure (World)'.

- 0.37b8: Bryan McPhail added Sky Adventure (Japan). Renamed (skyadvnt) to (skyadvnu).

- 10th September 2000: Bryan McPhail added the original Sky Adventure romset to the Alpha68k driver.

- 3rd September 2000: Guru - Dumped Sky Adventure (original version by Alpha Denshi).

- 0.37b2: Changed description to 'Sky Adventure (US)'.

- 0.36b1: Bryan McPhail added Sky Adventure (SNK 1989).

- 17th July 1999: Bryan McPhail sent in drivers for Time Soldiers, Sky Soldiers, Sky Adventure and Gang Wars.

- 6th June 1999: Bryan McPhail has gotten a nice new shiny computer science degree, and for a nice celebration he almost finished some drivers. Here are some pics of Gang Wars, Gold Medalist, Sky Adventure, Sky Soldiers and Time Soldiers, but don't expect to see these before 0.36b1.


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Romset: 2560 kb / 11 files / 960.3 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="skyadvntj" sourcefile="alpha68k.c" cloneof="skyadvnt" romof="skyadvnt">
              <description>Sky Adventure (Japan)</description>
              <manufacturer>Alpha Denshi Co.</manufacturer>
              <rom name="saj1.c19" size="131072" crc="662cb4b8" sha1="853ad557ee7942cef542253f0e643955e27f0ed2" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="saj2.e19" size="131072" crc="06d6130a" sha1="3411ac90e3039e46887451fc97ec2a22ad0f18fe" region="maincpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="sa.3" merge="sa.3" size="65536" crc="3d0b32e0" sha1="b845dc7b887f16dd010b9d43860b6af334995199" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="sa.4" merge="sa.4" size="65536" crc="c2e3c30c" sha1="43e1b489d879950bce3568433a4781377c3eebe7" region="audiocpu" offset="30000"/>
              <rom name="sa.5" merge="sa.5" size="65536" crc="11cdb868" sha1="6cd9c7952b4789e819272cbe0623f3e6f607b7eb" region="audiocpu" offset="50000"/>
              <rom name="sa.6" merge="sa.6" size="32768" crc="237d93fd" sha1="4c65169e4ce6a9be229410bbfd9b823060a829d7" region="audiocpu" offset="70000"/>
              <rom name="alpha.mcu" size="4096" status="nodump" region="mcu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="sa.7" merge="sa.7" size="32768" crc="ea26e9c5" sha1="13cb5a5955c813cd48f98f62f045a4cbc61806a1" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="sachr3" merge="sachr3" size="524288" crc="a986b8d5" sha1="e8e2f3e0f85b9565243eab7dc8606168811f41e4" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="sachr2" merge="sachr2" size="524288" crc="504b07ae" sha1="ba74f74c1cb04dd1ab4acf518099605ec9c71f94" region="gfx2" offset="a0000"/>
              <rom name="sachr1" merge="sachr1" size="524288" crc="e734dccd" sha1="24258dd5994f1b14600fc354b0ab36f870967afc" region="gfx2" offset="140000"/>
              <rom name="sachr0" merge="sachr0" size="524288" crc="e281b204" sha1="50a041c701970013b84826d67c8002ccd291bfdd" region="gfx2" offset="1e0000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="10000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="7159090"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ym1" name="YM2203" clock="3000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ym2" name="YM2413" clock="3579545"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="dac" name="DAC"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="90" width="256" height="224" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="2" service="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="IN3" mask="12">
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="12" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="IN3" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="IN3" mask="96">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="96" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hardest" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="IN3" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="128" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="IN4" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coinage" tag="IN4" mask="14">
                     <dipvalue name="A 1C/1C B 1C/1C" value="14" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="A 1C/2C B 2C/1C" value="6"/>
                     <dipvalue name="A 1C/3C B 3C/1C" value="10"/>
                     <dipvalue name="A 1C/4C B 4C/1C" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="A 1C/5C B 5C/1C" value="12"/>
                     <dipvalue name="A 1C/6C B 6C/1C" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="A 2C/3C B 7C/1C" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="A 3C/2C B 8C/1C" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="IN4" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Freeze" tag="IN4" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32" 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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