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uballoon: MAME ROM Information.


Ultra Balloon (c) 1996 SunA.

A "Bubble Bobble" clone.


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 8 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 3.579545 Mhz), Z80 (@ 5 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2151 (@ 3.579545 Mhz), (2x) DAC (@ 3.579545 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 256 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 512

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


Most if not all of the background graphics from worlds two and three, maybe in worlds five and six also, were ripped from the Sega Saturn game "Clockwork Knight".


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.37b12 [Luca Elia]


- 0.123u6: Zsolt Vasvari fixed access violation with -debug.

- 0.57: Changed palettesize to 512 colors.

- 0.55: Changed palettesize to 513 colors.

- 0.37b12: Luca Elia added Ultra Balloon (SunA 1996).

- 13th February 2001: Luca Elia added Ultra Balloon to the Back Street Soccer driver.


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* FB Alpha

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Romset: 3264 kb / 8 files / 1.07 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="uballoon" sourcefile="suna16.c">
              <description>Ultra Balloon</description>
              <rom name="prg2.rom" size="524288" crc="72ab80ea" sha1="b755940877cf286559208106dd5e6933aeb72242" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="prg1.rom" size="524288" crc="27a04f55" sha1="a530294b000654db8d84efe4835b72e0dca62819" region="maincpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="audio1.rom" size="65536" crc="c771f2b4" sha1="6da4c526c0ea3be5d5bb055a31bf1171a6ddb51d" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="audio2.rom" size="131072" crc="c7f75347" sha1="5bbbd39285c593441c6da6a12f3632d60b103216" region="pcm1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="gfx1.rom" size="524288" crc="fd2ec297" sha1="885834d9b58ccfd9a32ecaa51c45e70fbbe935db" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="gfx2.rom" size="524288" crc="6307aa60" sha1="00406eba98ec368e72ee53c08b9111dec4f2552f" region="gfx1" offset="80000"/>
              <rom name="gfx3.rom" size="524288" crc="718f3150" sha1="5971f006203f86743ebc825e4ab1ed1f811e3165" region="gfx1" offset="100000"/>
              <rom name="gfx4.rom" size="524288" crc="af7e057e" sha1="67a03b54ffa1483c8ed044f27287b7f3f1150455" region="gfx1" offset="180000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="8000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="3579545"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="pcm1" name="Z80" clock="5000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymsnd" name="YM2151" clock="3579545"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="dac1" name="DAC"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="dac2" name="DAC"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="256" height="224" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="2">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Copyright" tag="P2" mask="12288">
                     <dipvalue name="Distributer Unico" value="12288" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="All Rights Reserved" value="8192"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coinage" tag="DSW1" 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="Lives" tag="DSW1" mask="24">
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="24" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSW1" mask="96">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="96" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hardest" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSW1" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="DSW2" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="DSW2" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Bonus Life" tag="DSW2" mask="28">
                     <dipvalue name="200K" value="28" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="300K, 1000K" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="400K" value="24"/>
                     <dipvalue name="500K, 1500K" value="12"/>
                     <dipvalue name="500K, 2000K" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="500K, 3000K" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="600K" value="20"/>
                     <dipvalue name="None" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown 1-5*" tag="DSW2" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown 1-6*" tag="DSW2" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DSW2" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="512"/>

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