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Strata Bowling (c) 1990 Strata Group, Inc.

A bowling game.


Main CPU : (2x) M6809 (@ 2 Mhz)

Sound Chips : OKI6295 (@ 7.812 Khz), YM2203 (@ 4 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 240 x 256 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 256

Players : 2

Control : trackball

Buttons : 2


Developed by Incredible Technologies, Inc.

Released in August 1990.

The theme music to this has lyrics, as you will no doubt find out if you get a high score and deliberate over choosing your initials. The lyrics are :

It's the game of the Nineties, The hottest craze.

Bowl with a trackball, Everyone plays.

Do you wan-na go bowling? We'll show you how.

Press the start button, Play Strata Bowl now!

Strata Bowling, Strata Bowling

Strata Bowling, Strata Bowling


Software : Richard Ditton, Larry Hodgson, Chris Oberth, Harry E Cline III

Hardware : Steve Jaskowiak, Scott Allie

Sales : John Cassiday

Support : Elaine Ditton, Jim Zielinski, Linda Koch

Sounds and music : David D. Thiel, Neil Falconer, Kyle Johnson, Leif Marwede

Publicity : Carol Tomme


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.37b11 [Aaron Giles]


- 0.60: Added clone Strata Bowling (V1) (Strata/Incredible Technologies 1990). Changed parent description to 'Strata Bowling (V3)'.

- 18th April 2002: Aaron Giles added new versions of Hot Shots Tennis and Strata Bowling to the itech8 driver.

- 0.37b11: Aaron Giles added Strata Bowling (Strata/Incredible Technologies 1990).

- 29th December 2000: Aaron Giles fixed analog input ports' sensitivity scaling and sent in an Incredible Technologies driver update with Strata Bowling and Arlington Horse Racing and other fixes.

LEVELS: 1 (endless)

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Romset: 576 kb / 6 files / 321.6 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="stratab" sourcefile="itech8.c">
              <description>Strata Bowling (V3)</description>
              <manufacturer>Strata/Incredible Technologies</manufacturer>
              <rom name="sbprogv3.bin" size="32768" crc="a5ae728f" sha1="85098eef1614d5148e8082df4c936883662292ee" region="maincpu" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="sbsnds.bin" size="32768" crc="b36c8f0a" sha1="c4c3edf3352d95561f76705087338c1946137447" region="soundcpu" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="grom0.bin" size="131072" crc="a915b0bd" sha1="0955c7ebb48e97ccffc18c5deec6eccce1d68de8" region="grom" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="grom1.bin" size="131072" crc="340c661f" sha1="150f9158fa6d956d08051c67c17723b1d8c66867" region="grom" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="grom2.bin" size="131072" crc="5df9f1cf" sha1="cad87f63ac0e902dffeeaa42538fc73f792d87d9" region="grom" offset="40000"/>
              <rom name="srom0.bin" size="131072" crc="6ff390b9" sha1="f31dae9e31f3fc83b9253e49fd4204820db3587e" region="oki" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="M6809" clock="2000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="soundcpu" name="M6809" clock="2000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymsnd" name="YM2203" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="oki" name="OKI6295" clock="1000000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="270" width="256" height="240" refresh="60.000000" pixclock="8079360" htotal="512" hbend="0" hbstart="256" vtotal="263" vbend="0" vbstart="240" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="2" service="yes">
                     <control type="trackball" minimum="0" maximum="255" sensitivity="25" keydelta="32" reverse="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="40" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="0"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="0"/>

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