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vindctr2r1: MAME ROM Information.


Vindicators Part II (c) 1989 Atari Games.


Main CPU : 68010 (@ 7.15909 Mhz), M6502 (@ 1.789772 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2151 (@ 3.579545 Mhz), POKEY (@ 1.789772 Mhz), TMS5220 (@ 650.826 Khz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 336 x 240 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 1024

Players : 2

Control : Double 2-way joysticks (vertical)

Buttons : 4


Released in May 1989. This was sold only as a conversion kit for "Gauntlet". About 400 of these kits were made.

Vindicators part II plays identically to "Vindicators" with some exceptions :

* Changes were made to the original weapons.

* No T-shirt contest appears nor are there any contest-related items.

* Only 10 of the 14 original levels are included.



* Build date : OS : 30JUN1988 13 :24 :12 / PG : 10AUG1988 13 :24 :45


* Build date : OS : 30JUN1988 13 :24 :12 / PG : 16JAN1989 10 :33 :55


* Build date : OS : 30JUN1988 13 :24 :12 / PG : 31JAN1989 14 :50 :03


Designed and programmed by : Kelly Turner, Norm Avellar, Russel Dawe (Rusty)

Art and animation by : Kris Moser, Susan G. McBride

Audio by : Brad Fuller, Hal Canon


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.35b11 [Aaron Giles]


- You need to 'earn' the power to rotate the turret, which you can get with at least 2 stars before you exit the first level. Buy the power up and you can use Buttons 2 and Button 4 on the player to rotate the turret without issue.


- 0.134u1: Lord Nightmare added TMS5220C variant: Implemented reset for TMS5220C if /RS and /WS are pulled down together. Inserted LNs email and corrections as comment into source. Created a TODO section. Couriersud updated 'Vindicators Part II' to use "new" TMS5220 interface. Replaced TMS5220 speech with TMS5220C.

- 0.133u1: Renamed (vindc2r2) to (vindctr2r2) and (vindc2r1) to (vindctr2r1).

- 0.105u4: Added proms ($0, 200, 400 - timing, flip control and position/size).

- 0.95u3: Aaron Giles removed fake hack ports from Vindicators Part II. Changed 8-way Joystick to Double 8-way.

- 0.76: Aaron Giles added clones Vindicators Part II (rev 1) and (rev 2). Changed parent description to 'Vindicators Part II (rev 3)'. Fixed rom names.

- 8th March 2000: Aaron Giles fixed Vindicators II palette marking bugs.

- 0.36RC2: Aaron Giles fixed Vindicators Part II colors.

- 0.36RC1: Changed 68010 CPU1 clock speed to 7159090 Hz, M6502 CPU2 to 1789772 Hz, YM-2151 to 3579545, Pokey to 1789772 Hz, TMS5220 to 650826 Hz and palettesize to 1024 colors.

- 0.35b13: Changed description to 'Vindicators Part II'.

- 3rd May 1999: Aaron Giles sent in a HUGE Atari games update with Vindicators 1 and 2 shadow effects.

- 0.35b11: Aaron Giles added 'Vindicators part II' (Atari Games 1988).

- 19th April 1999: Aaron Giles sent in another Atari games update with support for Vindicators II, some alternate romsets and the driver is now much cleaner.

LEVELS: 50 (5 levels x 10 stations)

Recommended Games (Cyber Tank):

Tron (Tank stage)


Mega Zone


Crater Raider


Heavy Metal



Vindicators Part II


Battle of the Solar System

Cyber Sled

Cyber Commando


Guardian Force

Romset: 1186 kb / 42 files / 490.6 zip

MAME XML Output:

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              <description>Vindicators Part II (rev 1)</description>
              <manufacturer>Atari Games</manufacturer>
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              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="M6502" clock="1789772"/>
              <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="pokey" name="POKEYN" clock="1789772"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="tms" name="TMS5220C" clock="650826"/>
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              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="4" coins="4">
                     <control type="doublejoy" ways="vertical2" ways2="vertical2"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="803008" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="1024"/>

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