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tinklpit: MAME ROM Information.


Tinkle Pit (c) 1993 Namco.


Namco System NA-1 hardware

Game ID : TK

Main CPU : 68000 (@ 12.52825 Mhz), M37710 (@ 12.52825 Mhz)

Sound Chips : C140 (@ 42.667 Khz)

Players : 4

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 3


Released in March 1994 in Japan.

Tinkle Pit is a Namco museum, a LOT of Namco characters (from early Namco games) appear in this game, here is a list :

* All characters (Ghosts and Pacman) from "Pac-Man".

* All characters from "Dig Dug".

* Several characters from "Xevious".

* Several characters from "Libble Rabble".

* 'Pino', 'Acha' and the 'Soldier' from "Toypop" as item.

* The 'Special Flag' sprite and the 'Blue Cars' from "Rally-X".

* The 'Lucky Flag' sprite from "New Rally-X".

* The 'King' from "King & Balloon".

* 'Kai' from "The Tower of Druaga".

* 'Mappy', 'Mona Lisa' and the 'Safe' from "Mappy".

* The 'Rainbow Block' from "Cutie Q"

* The 'Red Baron' from "Sky Kid".

* 'Mill' from "Pac & Pal".

* The 'Headquarters' from "Tank Battalion".

* The 'Pink Chewing Gum' from "Emeraldia".

* The 'Morekku' from "Phozon".

* The 'Green Furossa' from "Grobda".

* The 'Red Missile' from "Bosconian - Star Destroyer".

* The 'Orange BEROBERO' from "Warp & Warp".

* The 'Missing child' from "Marvel Land".

Also, you can get a sort of 'trophy character' on the name registration depending of the highscore (the number in [x x] appears by 1 figure under the number which added all the beams) :

* Second place on the Ranking - 'Ms. Pacman' from "Ms. Pac-Man".

* A highscore [0 1] - 'Reira' from "Rolling Thunder 2".

* A highscore [2 3] - 'Acha' from "Toypop".

* A highscore [4 5] - 'Peach' from "Wonder Momo".

* A highscore [6 7] - a 'Princess Character' from "Bravo Man - Chou Zetsurin Jin".

* A highscore [8 9] - 'Sharon' from "Numan Athletics".

* Game finished (continue used) - 'Kai''from "The Tower of Druaga".

* Game finished (in one coin) - 'Valkyrie' from "Valkyrie no Densetsu".


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.37b12 [Phil Stroffolino]

< Japan >


- 0.127u5: Phil Bennett fixed Tinkle Pit displayed a debug messages on exit.

- 0.127u4: Replaced M37710 CPU2 with M37702.

- 0.126u2: Olivier Galibert converted Tinkle Pit KEYCUS implementation from a table to a LFSR.

- 0.125u4: Changed C140 clock speed to 44100 Hz.

- 0.88u6: Pierpaolo Prazzoli fixed Tinkle Pit P2 input.

- 2nd March 2003: Phil Stroffolino sent in an update to the Namco NA-1/2 driver, fixing crash bugs in Tinkle Pit and Nettou! Gekitou! Quiztou!! and sprite glitches in Numan Athletics.

- 0.37b14: Changed description to 'Tinkle Pit (Japan)'.

- 0.37b12: Phil Stroffolino added Tinkle Pit (Namco 1993).

- 19th January 2001: Phil Stroffolino re-submitted the Namco NA1/2 drivers, with Emeralda, Tinkle Pit and Cosmo Gang the Puzzle as completely playable games. The rest run through the attract mode but suffer from unmapped input ports.

- 16th September 2000: Phil Stroffolino sent in an improved Namco NA-1/2 driver, adding support for Exbania, Nettou! Gekitou! Quiztou!!, Super World Court, F/A (Cosmo Gang the Puzzle, Tinkle Pit and Emeraldia were added back in June).

- 7th September 2000: Phil Stroffolino sent in the Namco NA-1 driver, still supporting Cosmo Gang the Puzzle, Tinkle Pit and Emeraldia.

- 12th August 2000: Phil Stroffolino sent in the Namco NA-1 system driver, semi-working games are Cosmo Gang the Puzzle, Emeraldia and Tinkle Pit.

- 26th June 2000: Phil Stroffolino sent in a preliminary Namco NA-1 driver, which supports Cosmo Gang the Puzzle, Tinkle Pit and Emeraldia as nearly playable games.


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Romset: 8208 kb / 11 files / 1.95 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="tinklpit" sourcefile="namcona1.c">
              <description>Tinkle Pit (Japan)</description>
              <rom name="tk1-ep0l.bin" size="524288" crc="fdccae42" sha1="398384482ccb3eb08bfb9db495513272a5188d92" region="maincpu" offset="80001"/>
              <rom name="tk1-ep0u.bin" size="524288" crc="62cdb48c" sha1="73c7b99b117b8dc567bc254b0ffcc117c9d42fb5" region="maincpu" offset="80000"/>
              <rom name="tk1-ep1l.bin" size="524288" crc="7e90f104" sha1="79e371426b2e32dc8f687e4d124d23c251198937" region="maincpu" offset="180001"/>
              <rom name="tk1-ep1u.bin" size="524288" crc="9c0b70d6" sha1="eac44d3470f4c2ddd9c41f82e6398bca0cc8a4fd" region="maincpu" offset="180000"/>
              <rom name="tk1-ma0l.bin" size="1048576" crc="c6b4e15d" sha1="55252ba4d904b14940436f1b4dc5e2a6bd163bdf" region="maincpu" offset="280001"/>
              <rom name="tk1-ma0u.bin" size="1048576" crc="a3ad6f67" sha1="54289eed5347defb5464ec5a610a6748909159f6" region="maincpu" offset="280000"/>
              <rom name="tk1-ma1l.bin" size="1048576" crc="61cfb92a" sha1="eacf0e7557f33d552045f43a116ff08c533a2771" region="maincpu" offset="480001"/>
              <rom name="tk1-ma1u.bin" size="1048576" crc="54b77816" sha1="9341d07858623e1920eaae7b2b90126c7057297e" region="maincpu" offset="480000"/>
              <rom name="tk1-ma2l.bin" size="1048576" crc="087311d2" sha1="6fe50f9e08551e57d15a15b01e3822a6cb7c8352" region="maincpu" offset="680001"/>
              <rom name="tk1-ma2u.bin" size="1048576" crc="5ce20c2c" sha1="7eaff21714bae44f8b21b6db98f055e04bfbae18" region="maincpu" offset="680000"/>
              <rom name="c69.bin" size="16384" crc="349134d9" sha1="61a4981fc2716c228b6121fedcbf1ed6f34dc2de" region="mcu" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="12528250"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="mcu" name="M37702" clock="12528250"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="c140" name="C140" clock="44100"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="304" height="224" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="4" buttons="3" coins="4">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="DIP2 (Freeze)" tag="DSW" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="DIP1 (Test)" tag="DSW" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSW" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="8192"/>

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