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steeltal: MAME ROM Information.


Steel Talons (c) 1991 Atari Games.

A 1- or simultaneous 2-player attack helicopter simulation.


Game ID : 136087

Main CPU : 68010 (@ 8 Mhz), TMS34010 (@ 6 Mhz), TMS34010 (@ 6.25 Mhz), ADSP2101 (@ 12 Mhz), M6502 (@ 1.7895 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2151 (@ 3.579 Mhz), OKI6295 (@ 9.037 Khz)

Players : 2

Control : stick

Buttons : 4


Released in December 1991.

According to Atari, Steel Talons represented the ultimate in 1991 game technology.


Staff : Ed Logg, Ed Rotberg (Gonzo)

Hardware designed by : Jed Margolin


* Consoles :

Atari Lynx (1991)

Sega Mega Drive (1992)

Nintendo Super Famicom (1993)


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.62 [Aaron Giles]

0.37b8 [Aaron Giles]


- 0.145u1: Phil Bennett fixed controls in Steel Talons and removed the MSP speedup hack which was causing the game to reset at certain points. Added 2nd Player.

- 0.139u3: Aaron Giles moved the old hard-coded EEPROM data out into a file in Steel Talons.

- 0.133u1: Renamed (steeltag) to (steeltalg), (steelta1) to (steeltal1) and (steeltap) to (steeltalp).

- 0.132u4: Fixed ADPCM roms addresses.

- 0.130u4: Fabio Priuli partial fixed Hard Drivin' and Race Drivin' do not show anymore P2 inputs for analog controls. Still thinking about Steel Talons.

- 0.122u4: Changed M6502 CPU5 clock speed to 1789772 Hz, YM2151 to 3579545 Hz and OKI6295 to 1193181 Hz.

- 0.114u4: Aaron Giles hooked up actual TMS32010 on Steel Talons. Added TMS32010 (5MHz) CPU6.

- 0.114u1: Changed VSync to 60.311206 Hz.

- 0.113: Added pld (GAL20V8A at location 6NP).

- 0.79u1: Aaron Giles fixed Steel Talons again.

- 0.76u1: Aaron Giles added clones Steel Talons (rev 1) and (German, rev 2). Changed parent description to 'Steel Talons (rev 2)' and added cpu6 rom ($0 - 8k).

- 0.62: Aaron Giles added Steel Talons (Atari 1991) and clone (prototype).

- 4th October 2002: Aaron Giles updated the TMS34010, TMS32010, ADSP2100 CPU cores with bugfixes and added emulation for ADSP2101 and DSP32C, added sound to Hard Drivin' and got Race Drivin', Steel Talons and Hard Drivin's Airborne mostly working.

- 0.37b8: Aaron Giles added Steel Talons (Testdriver) and clone (debug).

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Steel Talons

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Gunblade NY

Zero Gunner

Zero Gunner 2

Under Defeat

Romset: 1933 kb / 27 files / 838.5 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="steeltal" sourcefile="harddriv.c">
              <description>Steel Talons (rev 2)</description>
              <manufacturer>Atari Games</manufacturer>
              <rom name="136087-1002.200r" size="65536" crc="31bf01a9" sha1="cd08a839dbb5283a6e2bb35bc9e1578a14e3c2e6" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="136087-1001.210r" size="65536" crc="b4fa2900" sha1="5e92ab4af31321b891c072305f8b8ef30a3e1fb0" region="maincpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="136087-1004.200s" size="65536" crc="c31ca924" sha1="8d7d2a3d204e69d759cf767b57570c18db5a3fd8" region="maincpu" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="136087-1003.210s" size="65536" crc="7802e86d" sha1="de5ee2f66f1e46a1bf437f15101e64bfb66fdecf" region="maincpu" offset="20001"/>
              <rom name="136087-1006.200t" size="65536" crc="01ebc0c3" sha1="34b6b837171456927d6ff83dad61ee2f64a06780" region="maincpu" offset="40000"/>
              <rom name="136087-1005.210t" size="65536" crc="1107499c" sha1="5c52db8889d8588e4c5c32b1366d47b288d7a2aa" region="maincpu" offset="40001"/>
              <rom name="136087-1008.200u" size="65536" crc="78e72af9" sha1="14bf86dd6e7c60af017ee35dfda16061b8edadfe" region="maincpu" offset="60000"/>
              <rom name="136087-1007.210u" size="65536" crc="420be93b" sha1="f22691f402307edce4ca51b30858206f353de663" region="maincpu" offset="60001"/>
              <rom name="136087-1010.200v" size="65536" crc="7eff9f8b" sha1="7e6ee7dec75bc9224834d35c0b9a7c5d8bd897bc" region="maincpu" offset="80000"/>
              <rom name="136087-1009.210v" size="65536" crc="53e9fe94" sha1="bf05ce2f8d97e7be96c99814d280289ffad1621a" region="maincpu" offset="80001"/>
              <rom name="136087-1012.200w" size="65536" crc="d39e8cef" sha1="ba6aa8b70c30d6db70cfcf51dfe450dcfde0f3e4" region="maincpu" offset="a0000"/>
              <rom name="136087-1011.210w" size="65536" crc="b388bf91" sha1="3e6a17e4462023f59f6581b09c716e6c51e7ae8e" region="maincpu" offset="a0001"/>
              <rom name="136087-1014.200x" size="65536" crc="9f047de7" sha1="58c4f062d8eef9e2d0143a9b77b066fc3bb5dc29" region="maincpu" offset="c0000"/>
              <rom name="136087-1013.210x" size="65536" crc="f6b99901" sha1="5c162a6d945c312e49e0a1e04285c597dde4ef94" region="maincpu" offset="c0001"/>
              <rom name="136087-1016.200y" size="65536" crc="db62362e" sha1="e1d392aa00ac36296728257fa26c6aa68a4ebe5f" region="maincpu" offset="e0000"/>
              <rom name="136087-1015.210y" size="65536" crc="ef517db7" sha1="16e7e351326391480bf36c58d6b34ef4128b6627" region="maincpu" offset="e0001"/>
              <rom name="136087-5001.1f" size="65536" crc="c52d8218" sha1="3511c8c65583c7e44242f4cc48d7cc46fc748868" region="jsa" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="136087-9007.10c" size="8192" crc="2956984f" sha1="63c9a99b00c3cbb63aca908b076c2c4d3f70f386" region="asic65" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="136087-1025.5f" size="65536" crc="4c645933" sha1="7a1cf049e368059a79b03598de73c30d8dae5e90" region="cpu6" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="136087-1018.2t" size="131072" crc="a5882384" sha1="157707b5b114fa584893dec07dc456d4a5520f44" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="136087-1017.2lm" size="131072" crc="0a29db30" sha1="f11ad7fe27989ffd66e9bef2c14ec040a4125d8a" region="user1" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="136087-5002.1m" size="131072" crc="c904db9c" sha1="d25fff3da87d2b716cd65fb7dd157c3f1f5e5909" region="adpcm" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="136087-5003.1n" size="131072" crc="164580b3" sha1="03118c8323d8a49a65addc61c1402d152d42d7f9" region="adpcm" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="136087-5004.1p" size="131072" crc="296290a0" sha1="8a3441a5618233f561531fe456e1f5ed22183421" region="adpcm" offset="40000"/>
              <rom name="136087-5005.1r" size="131072" crc="c029d037" sha1="0ae736c0ca3a1974911464328dd5a6b41a939130" region="adpcm" offset="60000"/>
              <rom name="136085-1038.bin" size="1" status="nodump" region="plds" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="136085-1039.bin" size="1" status="nodump" region="plds" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="136087-9005.bin" size="1" status="nodump" region="plds" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="136087-9006.bin" size="1" status="nodump" region="plds" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="136087-9004.bin" size="1" status="nodump" region="plds" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="136087-9003.bin" size="343" crc="c2e3d556" sha1="f66363e8b9310660b2922ab2f9ae4d078a4d3074" region="plds" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="136087-9002.bin" size="1" status="nodump" region="plds" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="136087-9001.bin" size="1" status="nodump" region="plds" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="steeltal-eeprom.bin" size="4096" crc="c71c0011" sha1="1ceaf73df40e531df3bfb26b4fb7cd95fb7bff1d" region="eeprom" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68010" clock="8000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="gsp" name="TMS34010" clock="48000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="msp" name="TMS34010" clock="50000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="adsp" name="ADSP-2101" clock="12000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="jsa" name="M6502" clock="1789772"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="asic65" name="TMS32010" clock="20000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymsnd" name="YM2151" clock="3579545"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="adpcm" name="OKI6295" clock="1193181"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="512" height="288" refresh="60.311206" pixclock="12000000" htotal="646" hbend="0" hbstart="512" vtotal="308" vbend="0" vbstart="288" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="4" coins="2" service="yes" tilt="yes">
                     <control type="stick" minimum="0" maximum="255" sensitivity="25" keydelta="10" reverse="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="IN0" 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="unsupported" palettesize="1024"/>

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