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spcinv95u: MAME ROM Information.


Space Invaders '95 - The Attack of Lunar Loonies (c) 1995 Taito.

A remake of the classic invading aliens shoot'em up game that features interesting enemies and a wide variety of characters to choose from.


Taito F3 System hardware

Prom Stickers : E06

Main CPU : 68EC020 (@ 16 Mhz)

Sound CPU : 68000 (@ 16 Mhz)

Sound Chips : ES5505 (@ 15.23805 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 224 x 320 pixels

Screen refresh : 58.97 Hz

Palette colors : 8192

Players : 4

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 4


Released in June 1995.

This game is known in Japan as "Akkanvader".

The game forbids the initials 'SEX' on the high score table. If you try, it gets changed to 'AAA'.

Pony Canyon / Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Welcome to the Karu Land - PCCB-00196) on 17/11/1997.


1. Space Invaders (1978)

2. Space Invaders Deluxe (1979)

3. Return of the Invaders (1985)

4. Majestic Twelve - The Space Invaders Part IV (1990)

5. Space Invaders DX (1994)

6. Space Invaders '95 - The Attack of Lunar Loonies (1995)

7. Space Invaders Virtual Collection (1995, Nintendo Virtual Boy)

8. Space Invaders Anniversary (2003)

9. Space Invaders Evolution (2005, Sony PSP)

10. Space Invaders Revolution (2005, Nintendo DS)

11. Space Invaders Extreme (2008, Nintendo DS, Sony PSP)


Planners : Seiji Kawakami, Nobuhiro Hiramatsu, Shinichi Arai

Character designers : Seiji Kawakami, Nobuhiro Hiramatsu, Shinichi Arai, Hiroyo Kujirai, Sy??Nakajima, Kasayama Pamio, Hiroto Nizato, Shin Tanaka, Terumi Ogihara, V.A.P, Peacock

Software engineers : Kazutomo Ishida, Hirotaka Fukakawa, K??Kato, Masashi Tsuzura, Takashi Ishii, Yasutaka Hayashi, Shinji Soyano, Tabby Software Magic, Hiroshi Aoki, Kouji Tsunekiyo

Sound director : Kazuko Umino (karu)

Decoration designer : Kumi Mizobe

Hardware engineer : Takeshi Kinugasa


* Consoles :

Sony PSP (2005, "Space Invaders Pocket") - Japanese release

Microsoft XBOX (2006, "Taito Legends 2")

Sony PlayStation 2 (2006, "Taito Legends 2")

* Computers :

PC [CD-ROM] (2006, "Taito Legends 2")


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.61 [?]

0.60 [Brian Troha]

0.37b11 [Bryan McPhail]

Artwork available


- 0.133u1: Renamed (spcnv95u) to (spcinv95u).

- 3rd December 2006: Mr. Do - We have the instruction card for Akkanbeder from Tormod.

- 0.106u12: MASH added plds ($0, 200, 400, 600, 800 - pal16l8a-d77-09.bin, pal16l8a-d77-10.bin, palce16v8q-d77-11.bin, palce16v8q-d77-12.bin and palce16v8q-d77-13.bin) to Space Invaders '95 and clone.

- 0.105u1: Changed description of 'Space Invaders '95 - Attack Of The Lunar Loonies (World)' to 'Space Invaders '95: The Attack Of Lunar Loonies (Ver 2.5O 1995/06/14)' and clones 'Space Invaders '95 - Attack Of The Lunar Loonies (US)' to 'Space Invaders '95: The Attack Of Lunar Loonies (Ver 2.5A 1995/06/14)' and 'Akkanvader (Japan)' to 'Akkanbeder (Ver 2.5J 1995/06/14)'.

- 0.61: Added 'Space Invaders '95 - Attack Of The Lunar Loonies (World)'. Renamed (spcinv95) to (spcnv95u).

- 0.60: Brian Troha added 'Space Invaders '95 - Attack Of The Lunar Loonies (US)'.

- 30th March 2002: Brian Troha submitted the additions of Space Invaders '95 to the Taito F3 driver.

- 16th January 2001: Bryan McPhail fixed some memory corrupting bugs in the Taito F3 driver.

- 0.37b11: Bryan McPhail added Akkanvader (Japan) (Taito 1995).

- 15th January 2001: Bryan McPhail finally submitted his Taito F3 driver, which is not graphically perfect and crashes hard sometimes but has complete ES5505 sound emulation thanks to Aaron Giles, Ian Schmidt and R. Belmont. Not all games are working due to 68020 core bugs, but these are: Ring Rage, Arabian Magic, Riding Fight, Grid Seeker: Project Stormhammer, Gunlock / Rayforce, Super Cup Finals / Hat Trick Hero '93, Top Ranking Stars, Light Bringer, Kaiser Knuckle / Global Champion, Bubble Bobble 2 / Bubble Symphony, Space Invaders DX, Taito Power Goal / Hat Trick Hero '95, Quiz Theater - 3tsu no Monogatari, Akkanvader, Moriguchi Hiroko no Quiz de Hyuu!Hyuu!, Puzzle Bobble 2 / Bust-A-Move Again, Puzzle Bobble 2X, Kyukyoku Tiger 2, Bubble Memories, Cleopatra Fortune, Puzzle Bobble 3, Arkanoid Returns, Kirameki Star Road, Puchi Carat and Pop 'N Pop.


Other Emulators:

* Raine

Recommended Games (Space Invaders):

Space Invaders

Space Invaders Part II

Return of the Invaders

Space Invaders DX

Super Space Invaders '91

Space Invaders '95 - Attack Of The Lunar Loonies

Space Invaders Anniversary

Space Invaders II

Space Stranger

Super Invader Attack


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Invinco / Head On 2

Rolling Crash / Moon Base

Space Attack

Space Attack / Head On

Space Fever

Space Fever High Splitter

Space Fighter Mark II

Space King 2

Beam Invader

Rotary Fighter

IPM Invader

Shuttle Invader

Attack Ufo

Space Intruder

Romset: 11266 kb / 19 files / 3.98 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="spcinv95u" sourcefile="taito_f3.c" cloneof="spcinv95" romof="spcinv95">
              <description>Space Invaders '95: The Attack Of Lunar Loonies (Ver 2.5A 1995/06/14)</description>
              <manufacturer>Taito America Corporation</manufacturer>
              <rom name="e06-14.20" merge="e06-14.20" size="131072" crc="71ba7f00" sha1="6b1d994c8319778aad3bec7bf7b24dc4944a36f0" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="e06-13.19" merge="e06-13.19" size="131072" crc="f506ba4b" sha1="551f9e87d2bfd513998648b175b63677cd6bdd74" region="maincpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="e06-12.18" merge="e06-12.18" size="131072" crc="06cbd72b" sha1="0c8e11bd5f3fcf7451908c53e74ae545a0d97640" region="maincpu" offset="2"/>
              <rom name="e06-15.17" size="131072" crc="a6ec0103" sha1="4f524a6b52bbdb370b8f98d26e7446da943e3edd" region="maincpu" offset="3"/>
              <rom name="e06-03" merge="e06-03" size="1048576" crc="a24070ef" sha1="9b6ac7852114c606e871a08cfb3b9e1081ac7030" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="e06-02" merge="e06-02" size="1048576" crc="8f646dea" sha1="07cd79671f36df1a5bbf2434e92a601351a36259" region="gfx1" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="e06-01" merge="e06-01" size="1048576" crc="51721b15" sha1="448a9a7f3631072d8987351f5c0b8dd2c908d266" region="gfx1" offset="300000"/>
              <rom name="e06-08" merge="e06-08" size="1048576" crc="72ae2fbf" sha1="7fa7ec94a8031342a2446fb8eca0d89ecfd2fa4f" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="e06-07" merge="e06-07" size="1048576" crc="4b02e8f5" sha1="02d8a97da52f9ba4033b8f0c3f455a908a9dce89" region="gfx2" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="e06-06" merge="e06-06" size="1048576" crc="9380db3c" sha1="83f5a46a01b9c15499e0dc2222df496d26baa0d4" region="gfx2" offset="300000"/>
              <rom name="e06-09.32" merge="e06-09.32" size="262144" crc="9bcafc87" sha1="10b3f6da00a41550fe6a705232f0e33fda3c7e7c" region="audiocpu" offset="100000"/>
              <rom name="e06-10.33" merge="e06-10.33" size="262144" crc="b752b61f" sha1="e948a8af19c70ba8b8e908c869bc88ed0cac8420" region="audiocpu" offset="100001"/>
              <rom name="e06-04" merge="e06-04" size="2097152" crc="1dac29df" sha1="ed68a41def148dcf4057cfac87a2a563c6882e1d" region="ensoniq.0" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="e06-05" merge="e06-05" size="2097152" crc="f370ff15" sha1="4bc464d1c3a28326c8b1ae2036387954cb1dd813" region="ensoniq.0" offset="400000"/>
              <rom name="pal16l8a-d77-09.bin" merge="pal16l8a-d77-09.bin" size="260" crc="b371532b" sha1="7f875f380e69d14326a036a09d2fda7554b73664" region="plds" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="pal16l8a-d77-10.bin" merge="pal16l8a-d77-10.bin" size="260" crc="42f59227" sha1="1f0db7489b49c00603ea51d130c9dfc237545390" region="plds" offset="200"/>
              <rom name="palce16v8q-d77-11.bin" merge="palce16v8q-d77-11.bin" size="279" crc="eacc294e" sha1="90679d523d90c1f8d2ecbd7b6fac2861f94cf107" region="plds" offset="400"/>
              <rom name="palce16v8q-d77-12.bin" merge="palce16v8q-d77-12.bin" size="279" crc="e9920cfe" sha1="58b73fe65f118d57fdce56d781593fc70c797f1b" region="plds" offset="600"/>
              <rom name="palce16v8q-d77-13.bin" merge="palce16v8q-d77-13.bin" size="279" crc="66e32e73" sha1="350d0f98809f3623eab999540c7f47d1190dd648" region="plds" offset="800"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68EC020" clock="16000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="68000" clock="16000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ensoniq" name="ES5505" clock="15238050"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="270" width="320" height="224" refresh="58.970000" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="4" buttons="4" coins="4" service="yes" tilt="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
                     <control type="dial" minimum="0" maximum="4095" sensitivity="25" keydelta="25"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="8192"/>

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