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turtshipj: MAME ROM Information.


Turtle Ship (c) 1988 Philko.


Main CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound Chips : (2x) YM2203 (@ 4 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 384 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 1024

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 3


Sales by Pacific Games in Japan.

This Korean game is a hack of "Side Arms - Hyper Dyne" (Capcom), the Side Arms logo resides somewhere in the code. The font used in this game is also the standard Capcom font that appears in "Side Arms - Hyper Dyne", "1942", "Commando", etc...

The game name was the Korean ship in Chosun dynasty 1392-1910. It's the first iron covered ship all over the world. General Soonsin Lee expected the invasion of Japan. So, he ordered developing the ship. When Japan invaded in Chosun in 1592 and general Lee and the Chosun naval forces fought with the Japanese, the ship killed a lot of Japanese soldiers. At last, in 1598, Chosun defeated the Japanese and fended off the invasion.


Director : Han Sang Ho

Programmer : No Young Ho

Graphic designers : Nam Han Hee, Jang Kye Sook, Kwak Woo Jong, Song Hae Jung

Scenario & Music : Lee Jae Kun, Lee Jung Kyu

Technical supporters : Park Hee Jang, Ryoo Sook Ja

Board designers : Hong Jong Rim, Choi Seung Li


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.106u3 [Brian Troha]

0.97u2 [Brian Troha]

0.35b1 [Victor Trucco]


- 0.133u1: Renamed (turtshij) to (turtshipj) and (turtshik) to (turtshipk).

- 20th September 2006: Dumping Project - Purchased Turtle Ship (North America - Sharp Image/Philko). Thank go to the fivepeople who recently donated after the last request. A special thanks goes to Kevin.

- 0.106u3: Brian Troha added Turtle Ship (North America). Renamed (turtship) to (turtshij).

- 0.97u2: Brian Troha added Turtle Ship (Japan). Changed 'Turtle Ship' to clone 'Turtle Ship (Korea)'. Renamed (turtship) to (turtshik).

- 12th April 2005: Dumping Project - Randy have won a Pacific Games version of 'Turtle Ship'.

- 0.79: Fixed gfx2 roms addresses ($4000, 5000 and 6000).

- 0.65: Acho A. Tang fixed Turtle Ship sprite priority problems and graphic glitches of enemy bosses.

- 0.36b6: Changed the 2x YM2203 clock speed to 4MHz.

- 0.35b2: Added 3rd coin slot.

- 0.35b1: Victor Trucco added Turtle Ship (Philko 1988). Known issues: Dipswitches not mapped. Part of the gfx tiles are not used by the video driver, therefore the background is probably wrong in later levels.

- 8th November 1998: Gerald and Thierry dumped Turtle Ship.


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Romset: 832 kb / 16 files / 271.4 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="turtshipj" sourcefile="sidearms.c" cloneof="turtship" romof="turtship">
              <description>Turtle Ship (Japan)</description>
              <manufacturer>Philko (Pacific Games license)</manufacturer>
              <rom name="t-3.5g" size="32768" crc="0863fc1c" sha1="b583e06e05e466c2344a4a420a47227c9ab8705c" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="t-2.3g" merge="t-2.3g" size="32768" crc="2327b35a" sha1="bf7b5e11c3f75aff7d09c0fc4ad61fb4bcb38100" region="maincpu" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="t-1.3e" size="32768" crc="845a9ab0" sha1="f1455aeca92d129c7ed145d76e5093f41ce62ccb" region="maincpu" offset="18000"/>
              <rom name="t-4.8a" merge="t-4.8a" size="32768" crc="1cbe48e8" sha1="6ac5981d36a44595bb8dc847c54c7be7b374f82c" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="t-5.8k" merge="t-5.8k" size="32768" crc="35c3dbc5" sha1="6700c72e5e0f7bd1429d342cb5d3daccd6b1b70f" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="t-8.1d" merge="t-8.1d" size="65536" crc="30a857f0" sha1="a2d261e8104d0459067bdbdd71662fe8d6917da1" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="t-10.3c" merge="t-10.3c" size="65536" crc="76bb73bb" sha1="4c4acd205421674878948a0d2bed6032bde3f97f" region="gfx2" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="t-11.3d" merge="t-11.3d" size="65536" crc="53da6cb1" sha1="52720746298adb01828f959f81b385d268c94343" region="gfx2" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="t-6.1a" merge="t-6.1a" size="65536" crc="45ce41ad" sha1="6e2f559adc4aee80326b3ae5ae6c6688a3491962" region="gfx2" offset="40000"/>
              <rom name="t-7.1c" merge="t-7.1c" size="65536" crc="3ccf11b9" sha1="777cc853bfcf2db4027b35d516fa5bef8b010e63" region="gfx2" offset="50000"/>
              <rom name="t-9.3a" merge="t-9.3a" size="65536" crc="44762916" sha1="3427066fc02d1b9b71a59ac41d3332d5cd8d1423" region="gfx2" offset="60000"/>
              <rom name="t-13.1i" merge="t-13.1i" size="65536" crc="599f5246" sha1="b7e5bbff3b6117613744970c8680b7bc171516bd" region="gfx3" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="t-15.3i" size="65536" crc="f30cfa90" sha1="0e4ecea069df6a6bb6ec03eff51c0f37e7531aa8" region="gfx3" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="t-12.1g" merge="t-12.1g" size="65536" crc="fb54cd33" sha1="49f7b728a4de8b93f5fd929f59a65509e4556161" region="gfx3" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="t-14.3g" size="65536" crc="d636873c" sha1="6edf01d0bd6d085eda491c600b1f4b4cbede5a74" region="gfx3" offset="30000"/>
              <rom name="t-16.9f" merge="t-16.9f" size="32768" crc="1a5a45d7" sha1="51ceeae938fbda207c3f8ce65593d271dc8c4a41" region="gfx4" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ym1" name="YM2203" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ym2" name="YM2203" clock="4000000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="384" height="224" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="3" coins="2">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Invulnerability (Cheat)" tag="DSW0" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Allow Continue" tag="DSW0" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="No" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Yes" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW0" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="DSW0" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSW0" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSW0" mask="224">
                     <dipvalue name="1" value="224"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="96"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="160" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="6" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="7" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="8" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSW1" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW1" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Bonus Life" tag="DSW1" mask="12">
                     <dipvalue name="Every 150000" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Every 200000" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="150000 only" value="12"/>
                     <dipvalue name="200000 only" value="4"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DSW1" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coinage" tag="DSW1" mask="224">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="224" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="96"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="160"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="32"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="1024"/>

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