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tetrisp2: MAME ROM Information.


Tetris Plus 2 (c) 1997 Jaleco.

This game features some very nice gameplay. There's the addition of an ingame character who wanders on the blocks while you play. Secondly there's a storyline for the game. You get different bonuses on your journey as you keep going on. The game gets quite challenging after you've played some levels.


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 12 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YMZ280B (@ 16.9344 Mhz)

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick


Alternate version runs on the Jaleco Mega System 32 hardware.


Released in September 1997.

Developed by The Tetris Company.


* Expert Level : Hold Start Button then input code : [Up, Right, Down, Left]x3 in Puzzle Mode Level Selection screen. If it's accepted, Expert Level item will appear.


1. Tetris Plus (1995)

2. Tetris Plus 2 (1997)


Character voices -Joshuko- : Sachiko Sugawara

Directors : Taro Sasahara, YU1 Sekine

Programmers : Shuji Ohno, Koichi Satoh

Graphic designers : Takashi Hashizume, Pyonkey Matsuo, Satoshi Higashida, Koichi Narita, Tatsuhiro Suzuki, Hiroshi Shigesawa, Ken Kogawa

Sound : Kenichi Kamio


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.37b13 [Luca Elia]

< Japan >


- Clone tetrisp2j: Random hangs in some places. Kale (ID 03000)

- Clone tetrisp2ja: Original PCB video. Smitdogg (ID 04228)


- 0.143u2: Removed region gfx3.

- 0.141u2: Yohji, Smitdogg and The Dumping Union added clone Tetris Plus 2 (Japan, V2.1). Changed description of clone 'Tetris Plus 2 (Japan)' to 'Tetris Plus 2 (Japan, V2.2)'. Fixed rom names in parent set.

- 3rd February 2011: Smitdogg - We got Tetris Plus 2 (Japan, Ver.2.1).

- 0.132u5: Fixed rom names.

- 13th July 2009: Smitdogg - We have improved documentation of Tetris Plus 2 thanks to info from Darran.

- 0.129u6: Aaron Giles merged Tetris Plus 2 (World) memory maps. Renamed (teplus2j) to (tetrisp2j).

- 0.122u8: Changed description to 'Tetris Plus 2 (World)'.

- 0.117: Zsolt Vasvari fixed mame_rand() problem (black screen).

- 0.97u4: Aaron Giles fixed V60 SBR handling to ignore the low 12 bits. This allows to removed the hack in clone Tetris Plus 2 (MegaSystem 32 Version).

- 0.72u2: Sonikos complete the dipswitch settings in clone Tetris Plus 2 (MegaSystem 32 Version).

- 21st April 2003: David Haywood fixed the bad graphics in Tetris Plus 2 (MS32 version) with the correct ROMs.

- 0.65: Added clone Tetris Plus 2 (MegaSystem 32 Version).

- 0.62: Added Tetris Plus 2 (MegaSystem 32 Version) (Testdriver).

- 25th September 2002: David Haywood sent in a preliminary Jaleco Mega System 32 driver with support for Desert War, Gratia, Game Tengoku - The Game Paradise, Tetris Plus, Best Bout Boxing and F1 Super Battle, although the graphics emulation is incomplete and there is no sound.

- 0.57: Moved gfx3 rom to gfx4 and added new gfx3 rom.

- 0.37b14: Added sound1 rom from clone (Japan) to (World?).

- 0.37b13: Luca Elia added Tetris Plus 2 (World?) (Jaleco / The Tetris Company 1997) and clone (Japan). TODO: There is a 3rd unimplemented layer capable of rotation (not used by the game, can be tested in service mode). Priority RAM is not taken into account. The Japan set doesn't seem to have (or use) NVRAM and test mode and service coin doesn't work.

- 1st March 2001: Luca Elia sent in a driver for Tetris Plus 2.

LEVELS: 14 - 16 (depends on difficulty level chosen)

Other Emulators:

* Raine

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Block Out


Romset: 18944 kb / 8 files / 6.43 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="tetrisp2" sourcefile="tetrisp2.c">
              <description>Tetris Plus 2 (World)</description>
              <manufacturer>Jaleco / The Tetris Company</manufacturer>
              <rom name="tet2_4_ver2.8.ic59" size="524288" crc="e67f9c51" sha1="d8b2937699d648267b163c7c3f591426877f3701" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="tet2_1_ver2.8.ic65" size="524288" crc="5020a4ed" sha1="9c0f02fe3700761771ac026a2e375144e86e5eb7" region="maincpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="96019-01.9" size="4194304" crc="06f7dc64" sha1="722c51b707b9854c0293afdff18b27ec7cae6719" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="96019-02.8" size="4194304" crc="3e613bed" sha1="038b5e43fa3d69654107c8093126eeb2e8fa4ddc" region="gfx1" offset="2"/>
              <rom name="96019-06.13" size="4194304" crc="16f7093c" sha1="2be77c6a692c5d762f5553ae24e8c415ab194cc6" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="96019-04.6" size="1048576" crc="b849dec9" sha1="fa7ac00fbe587a74c3fb8c74a0f91f7afeb8682f" region="gfx2" offset="400000"/>
              <rom name="tetp2-10.ic27" size="524288" crc="34dd1bad" sha1="9bdf1dde11f82839676400de5dd7acb06ea8cdb2" region="gfx4" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="96019-07.7" size="4194304" crc="a8a61954" sha1="86c3db10b348ba1f44ff696877b8b20845fa53de" region="ymz" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="12000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymz" name="YMZ280B" clock="16934400"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="320" height="224" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="3" coins="2">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSW" mask="7">
                     <dipvalue name="5 Coins/1 Credit" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="3"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="7" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="6"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="5"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="4"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSW" mask="56">
                     <dipvalue name="5 Coins/1 Credit" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="24"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="56" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="48"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="40"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="32"/>
              <dipswitch name="Free Play" tag="DSW" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSW" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSW" mask="768">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="768" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="256"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hardest" value="512"/>
              <dipswitch name="Vs Mode Rounds" tag="DSW" mask="1024">
                     <dipvalue name="1" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="1024" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Language" tag="DSW" mask="2048">
                     <dipvalue name="Japanese" value="2048"/>
                     <dipvalue name="English" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="F.B.I Logo" tag="DSW" mask="4096">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4096" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Voice" tag="DSW" mask="8192">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="8192" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DSW" mask="16384">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="16384" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="DSW" mask="32768">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32768" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="32768"/>

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