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spyhuntp: MAME ROM Information.


Spy Hunter (c) 1983 Playtronic srl.


Licensed by Bally/Midway to Playtronic for Argentina manufacture and distribution. For more information about the game itself, please see the original Bally/Midway entry.


Game's ROM.

MAME Info:

0.28 [Christopher Kirmse, Aaron Giles, Nicola Salmoria, Brad Oliver, Lawnmower Man]

Artwork available


- Press F2 before initial screen to configure


- 0.145u7: Added 'Midway SSIO Sound Board' and 'Midway Chip Squeak Deluxe Sound Board' sound. Moved Sound Board prom 82s123.12d to midssio device set.

- 0.138u3: Aaron Giles fixed static output from right audio channel in Spy Hunter.

- 0.125u9: Stefanocsw added clone Spy Hunter (Playtronic license).

- 21st June 2008: Matteo dumped Spy Hunter (Playtronic license). Thanks to Stefanocsw for providing the board.

- 0.122u6: Changed 68000 CPU3 clock speed to 8MHz.

- 0.117u2: Ernesto Corvi fixed incorrect implementation of SSIO volume controls in the MCR driver. This makes the engine sound in Spy Hunter audible again, among other things.

- 27th November 2006: Mr. Do - As promised, Spy Hunter artwork is now up.

- 0.106u10: Aaron Giles updated Spy Hunter to support the new artwork system.

- 0.98u3: Fixed gfx2 rom loading.

- 0.98u1: Aaron Giles fixed music in Spy Hunter. Removed 3rd sound channel.

- 0.93: Added 3rd sound channel.

- 0.61: Changed visible area to 480x480 and video aspect ratio to 3:4.

- 0.56: Replaced cpu1 rom ($a000) with a new dump.

- 0.53: Changed palettesize from 132 to 68 colors.

- 0.35b9: Added 3rd player input.

- 0.33b4: You can assign a joystick button to the gear shift in Spy Hunter.

- 0.33b3: Alex Judd improved Spy Hunter controls (you can play with the mouse or even a wheel now).

- 0.30: Aaron Giles added music to Spy Hunter and fixed an missing extra line of text at the bottom indicating the status of the lamps that were on the arcade machine.

- 0.28: Added Spy Hunter (Bally Midway 1983). Press F2 before initial screen to configure. Steering and acceleration should be via analog controls. No indicators for which special weapons are available. Palette seems to be slightly off. No music (needs a 68000 emulator). Christopher Kirmse, Aaron Giles and Brad Oliver provided a MCR I/II/III driver, supporting: Kick, Solar Fox, Tron, Two Tigers, Domino Man, Satan's Hollow, Wacko, Kozmik Kroozr, Journey, Tapper, Discs of Tron, Demolition Derby, Timber, Spy Hunter and Rampage. Control: Press F2 before initial screen to configure. UP = Accelerate, DOWN = Decelerate, LEFT = Steer left, RIGHT = Steer right, CTRL = Machine guns, ALT = Smoke screen, SPACE = Weapons van, SHIFT = Oil slick, BUTTON5 = Missiles and ENTER = Toggle gearshift (note you can't start in high gear). Known issues: Steering and acceleration should be via analog controls. No indicators for which special weapons are available. Palette seems to be slightly off. No music (needs a 68000 emulator).

- 23rd August 1997: Dumped Spy Hunter.

LEVELS: 1 (endless)

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Romset: 260 kb / 25 files / 98.7 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="spyhuntp" sourcefile="mcr3.c" cloneof="spyhunt" romof="spyhunt">
              <description>Spy Hunter (Playtronic license)</description>
              <manufacturer>Bally Midway</manufacturer>
              <rom name="sh_mb_2.bin" size="8192" crc="df6cd642" sha1="e695aa3e3dc3b9df87bf2c1bcb75edbdf03fde98" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="cpu_pg1.7d" merge="cpu_pg1.7d" size="8192" crc="909d044f" sha1="67237c3efde568d52e9f8b0d36df726d05a9d9e4" region="maincpu" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="cpu_pg2.8d" merge="cpu_pg2.8d" size="8192" crc="afeeb8bd" sha1="fde32863d08a745dfe19f1c1382810eab6aebcec" region="maincpu" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="cpu_pg3.9d" merge="cpu_pg3.9d" size="8192" crc="5e744381" sha1="5b75e4f44dfd63d6e35294c606b84231c216e57d" region="maincpu" offset="6000"/>
              <rom name="sh_mb_6.bin" size="8192" crc="8cbf04d8" sha1="e45cb36935367e46ea41de0177b3453cd8bdce85" region="maincpu" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="cpu_pg5.11d" merge="cpu_pg5.11d" size="16384" crc="53a4f7cd" sha1="051b07ae993e14b329507710c0f7cadaa952f9ae" region="maincpu" offset="a000"/>
              <rom name="snd_0sd.a8" merge="snd_0sd.a8" size="4096" crc="c95cf31e" sha1="d1b0e299a27e306ddbc0654fd3a9d981c92afe8c" region="ssio:cpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="snd_1sd.a7" merge="snd_1sd.a7" size="4096" crc="12aaa48e" sha1="c6b835fc45e4484a4d52b682ce015caa242c8b4f" region="ssio:cpu" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="csd_u7a.u7" merge="csd_u7a.u7" size="8192" crc="6e689fe7" sha1="38ad2e9f12b9d389fb2568ebcb32c8bd1ac6879e" region="csd:cpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="csd_u17b.u17" merge="csd_u17b.u17" size="8192" crc="0d9ddce6" sha1="d955c0e67fc78b517cc229601ab4023cc5a644c2" region="csd:cpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="csd_u8c.u8" merge="csd_u8c.u8" size="8192" crc="35563cd0" sha1="5708d374dd56758194c95118f096ea51bf12bf64" region="csd:cpu" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="csd_u18d.u18" merge="csd_u18d.u18" size="8192" crc="63d3f5b1" sha1="5864a7e9b6bc3d2df6891d40965a7a0efbba6837" region="csd:cpu" offset="4001"/>
              <rom name="cpu_bg0.3a" merge="cpu_bg0.3a" size="8192" crc="dea34fed" sha1="cbbb2ba75e087eebdce79a0016118c327c8f0a96" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="cpu_bg1.4a" merge="cpu_bg1.4a" size="8192" crc="8f64525f" sha1="d457d12f31a30deb3b4e5b8189c9414aac1ad701" region="gfx1" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="cpu_bg2.5a" merge="cpu_bg2.5a" size="8192" crc="ba0fd626" sha1="f39281feb3fbbbd4234fbb70ee77bab3e1a33e3b" region="gfx1" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="cpu_bg3.6a" merge="cpu_bg3.6a" size="8192" crc="7b482d61" sha1="f6a46690f69a7513a7fbacd0199946f600d796dd" region="gfx1" offset="6000"/>
              <rom name="vid_1fg.a7" merge="vid_1fg.a7" size="16384" crc="9fe286ec" sha1="d72cd7e69ef78e25cf5bc599fb0a7da11bf4657f" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="vid_0fg.a8" merge="vid_0fg.a8" size="16384" crc="292c5466" sha1="5abb9e2cc592adf81f12bf8ebeaf3e2931a7fa6d" region="gfx2" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="vid_3fg.a5" merge="vid_3fg.a5" size="16384" crc="b894934d" sha1="e7d6db1635d244d002054dd223a2d0713316ef77" region="gfx2" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="vid_2fg.a6" merge="vid_2fg.a6" size="16384" crc="62c8bfa5" sha1="f245e49c178f846b647d09c32aa97d61333bdd83" region="gfx2" offset="c000"/>
              <rom name="vid_5fg.a3" merge="vid_5fg.a3" size="16384" crc="2d9fbcec" sha1="d73862b974726fe50bf011ea7977f8229b8a1e24" region="gfx2" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="vid_4fg.a4" merge="vid_4fg.a4" size="16384" crc="7ca4941b" sha1="068ecd1e91ecfedba2ae542062f8f51f1329725d" region="gfx2" offset="14000"/>
              <rom name="vid_7fg.a1" merge="vid_7fg.a1" size="16384" crc="940fe17e" sha1="60d07c10ef5867875d47a4edaa68934e37e2a0aa" region="gfx2" offset="18000"/>
              <rom name="vid_6fg.a2" merge="vid_6fg.a2" size="16384" crc="8cb8a066" sha1="5fa88d471ed8fd18244dd21b976c86530f57c8ac" region="gfx2" offset="1c000"/>
              <rom name="sh_mb_1.bin" size="2048" crc="5c74c9f0" sha1="e42789d14e5510d1dcf4a30f6bd40a40ab46f7f3" region="gfx3" offset="0"/>
              <device_ref name="midssio"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="5000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="ssio:cpu" name="Z80" clock="2000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="csd:cpu" name="68000" clock="8000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ssio" name="Midway SSIO Sound Board"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ssio:ay0" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="2000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ssio:ay1" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="2000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="csd" name="Midway Chip Squeak Deluxe Sound Board"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="csd:dac" name="DAC"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="90" width="480" height="480" refresh="30.000000" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="1" buttons="6" coins="2" tilt="yes">
                     <control type="paddle" minimum="52" maximum="180" sensitivity="40" keydelta="10"/>
                     <control type="pedal" minimum="48" maximum="255" sensitivity="100" keydelta="10"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="ssio:IP0" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Game Timer" tag="ssio:IP3" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="1:00" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1:30" value="1" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="ssio:IP3" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="68"/>

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