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yellowcbj: MAME ROM Information.


Yellow Cab (c) 1984 Data East USA


Main CPU : DECO (@ 2 Mhz), M6502 (@ 1.5 Mhz)

Sound Chips : (2x) AY8910 (@ 1.5 Mhz)

Players : 2

Control : 8-way Joystick

Buttons : 2


Released in August 1984.

This game is known as "Kamikaze Cabbie".

Also released on the DECO Cassette System hardware as "Yellow Cab [Cassette No.43]"

Maurizio Miccoli holds the official record for this game with 92,340 points on 03/19/1985.


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.63 [Bryan McPhail]


- 0.131u3: Renamed (yellowcj) to (yellowcbj) and (yellowcb) to (yellowcbb).

- 0.131u1: Uki added clone Yellow Cab (Japan), and Angelo Salese fixed the game booting, promoted to working status.

- 0.101u4: Aaron Giles fixed missing sound in Kamikaze Cabbie.

- 0.96u3: Added 'Difficulty' and 'Invincibility (Cheat)' dipswitches.

- 0.96u2: Pierpaolo Prazzoli added clone Yellow Cab (bootleg).

- 10th May 2005: Xadhoom dumped Yellow Cab (bootleg).

- 0.63: Bryan McPhail added Kamikaze Cabbie (Data East 1984).

- 5th January 2003: Bryan McPhail submitted the DECO16 CPU core and a driver for Boomer Rang'r / Genesis, Kamikaze Cabbie and Liberation.

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Romset: 113 kb / 9 files / 48.6 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="yellowcbj" sourcefile="liberate.c" cloneof="kamikcab" romof="kamikcab">
              <description>Yellow Cab (Japan)</description>
              <manufacturer>Data East Corporation</manufacturer>
              <rom name="bp11.bin" size="8192" crc="63cdee83" sha1="c4a5c3d7761336f4fc3fe83490b69812d70b2cde" region="maincpu" offset="e000"/>
              <rom name="bp10.bin" size="8192" crc="1024f2f1" sha1="a3804df3c9ecfde9318ed121327ef095d7a9e1f0" region="maincpu" offset="c000"/>
              <rom name="bp09" merge="bp09" size="8192" crc="16b13676" sha1="f3cad959cbcde243db3ebc77a3692302a44beb09" region="audiocpu" offset="e000"/>
              <rom name="bp03.bin" size="8192" crc="6761d767" sha1="f5180cc31d3b4103c78b74e5de311565581d6db7" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="bp04.bin" size="8192" crc="55517196" sha1="f46899751e614aa35ec316caacb84e25193a56d6" region="gfx1" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="bp05.rom" size="8192" crc="33658fd9" sha1="16c1d211b8fb46467906cd2cd32bcc9eac464573" region="gfx1" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="bp06.rom" size="8192" crc="fbc20f07" sha1="7f7028638038f61dae6aca09d393adeea3ab1b2d" region="gfx1" offset="6000"/>
              <rom name="bp07.rom" size="8192" crc="061f9e54" sha1="2e7b7c98892702513e53b8dd2a2a0dc152d52016" region="gfx1" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="bp08.rom" size="8192" crc="2ace626d" sha1="6f12eb2d6a01ac1285d15d15948124b85c6964b7" region="gfx1" offset="a000"/>
              <rom name="bp01.bin" size="8192" crc="8e92a253" sha1="94063c5aae9ce36b47e51f55e7502d1b6c4334be" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="bp02.bin" size="8192" crc="47ada1bb" sha1="cc0a38d0cc220382c36e6268f47db332bdbb07a2" region="gfx2" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="bp00.bin" size="8192" crc="9ead0da1" sha1="5e46527fa38d75efd266ca982c7cb6d88bb3ea49" region="gfx2" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="bp12" merge="bp12" size="16384" crc="8c8f5d35" sha1="5b908d92786dae76aaf84de14f8847ee8ee350a1" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="bp15" merge="bp15" size="32" crc="30d3acce" sha1="be88d74250edc2920fc0f95cfdd93468ac9c640e" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="DECO CPU16" clock="2000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="M6502" clock="1500000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ay1" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="1500000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ay2" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="1500000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="270" width="256" height="240" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="2">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSW1" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="3" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="1"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSW1" mask="12">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="12" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="4"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW1" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW1" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="DSW1" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="64"/>
              <dipswitch name="Manufacturer" tag="DSW1" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Data East USA" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Data East Corporation" value="128"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSW2" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="3" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Infinite" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Bonus" tag="DSW2" mask="12">
                     <dipvalue name="20000" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="20000 Every 30000" value="12" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="30000 Every 40000" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="40000 Every 50000" value="4"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSW2" mask="48">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="48" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hardest" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW2" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Invincibility (Cheat)" tag="DSW2" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="33"/>

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