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zeropnta: MAME ROM Information.


Zero Point (c) 1998 Unico Electronics.

A target shooting game.


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 16 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM3812 (@ 3.579545 Mhz), OKI6295 (@ 8 Khz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 384 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 8192

Players : 2

Control : lightgun

Buttons : 1 (SHOOT)


Although 'Zero Point' as a title is intended to paraphrase the idiom "Point Blank" it fails to have this effect. In fact 'Zero Point' is a quantum mechanical term, describing the intrinsic value of a particular quantum property in the absence of external influences.


1. Zero Point (1998)

2. Zero Point 2 (1999)


Programmers : Cheong yong ik, Koo eun joong

Graphic designers : Na jong yong, Lee gi seon, Moon sung ok, Hong you hyun

Music & sound : Park hyo jin

Hardware : Chun Chung ok

Scenario & director : Chun Chung ok


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.37b16 [Luca Elia]


- When you insert a coin, the credit sound does not play. Pika163 (ID 00938)

- Music (not normal sound) is two notes too high (for example E being F sharp). Verified with actual cabinet. Kurushimi (ID 00937)


- 0.86u1: Fixed some bugs in Zero Point that were in 0.86 [various].

- 0.84: El Condor fixed sound clock frequency for Zero Point. Changed YM3812 clock speed to 3579545 Hz.

- 0.72: Brian Troha added clone Zero Point (set 2). Changed parent description to 'Zero Point (set 1)'. Fixed rom names.

- 9th August 2003: Brian Troha added an alternate version of Zero Point to the Unico driver.

- 0.68: Changed 'Unknown' to 'Unused' dipswitches.

- 6th May 2003: Guru fixed the dipswitch settings in Zero Point.

- 0.61: Light gun support [Bryan McPhail].

- 0.37b16: Luca Elia added Zero Point (Unico Electronics 1998).

- 6th June 2001: Luca Elia sent in a driver for Unico games, including Burglar X and Zero Point, and Nicola Salmoria fixed the light gun emulation in it.

- 5th June 2001: Guru - Dumped Zero Point (Unico 1998). It's virtually identical to Namco's Point Blank.

LEVELS: 4 - 25 (training, beginner/expert)

Other Emulators:

* FB Alpha

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Romset: 17920 kb / 11 files / 8.30 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="zeropnta" sourcefile="unico.c" cloneof="zeropnt" romof="zeropnt">
              <description>Zero Point (set 2)</description>
              <rom name="zpa2.bin" size="524288" crc="285fbca3" sha1="61f8d48388a666ed9300c0688fbf844e316b8892" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="zpa3.bin" size="524288" crc="ad7b3129" sha1="d814b5d9336d011386aa0b316b11225e5ea799fc" region="maincpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="zpobjz01.bin" merge="zpobjz01.bin" size="2097152" crc="1f2768a3" sha1="75c83458afc527dda47bfbd86a8e9c5ded7a5444" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="zpobjz02.bin" merge="zpobjz02.bin" size="2097152" crc="de34f33a" sha1="b77c7d508942176585afaeeaea2f34f60326eeb1" region="gfx1" offset="200000"/>
              <rom name="zpobjz03.bin" merge="zpobjz03.bin" size="2097152" crc="d7a657f7" sha1="f1f9e6a01eef4d0c8c4b2e161136cc4438d770e2" region="gfx1" offset="400000"/>
              <rom name="zpobjz04.bin" merge="zpobjz04.bin" size="2097152" crc="3aec2f8d" sha1="6fb1cfabfb0bddf688d3bfb60f7538209efbd8f1" region="gfx1" offset="600000"/>
              <rom name="zpscrz06.bin" merge="zpscrz06.bin" size="2097152" crc="e1e53cf0" sha1="b440e09f6229d486d1a8be476ac8a17adde1ff7e" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="zpscrz05.bin" merge="zpscrz05.bin" size="2097152" crc="0d7d4850" sha1="43f87d0461fe022b68b4e57e6c9542bcd78e301b" region="gfx2" offset="200000"/>
              <rom name="zpscrz07.bin" merge="zpscrz07.bin" size="2097152" crc="bb178f32" sha1="1354f4d90a8cec58d1f2b6809985776b309b96a8" region="gfx2" offset="400000"/>
              <rom name="zpscrz08.bin" merge="zpscrz08.bin" size="2097152" crc="672f02e5" sha1="8e8b28a8b2293950764d453a3c385d7083eb5a57" region="gfx2" offset="600000"/>
              <rom name="zero_1.bin" merge="zero_1.bin" size="524288" crc="fd2384fa" sha1="8ae83665fe952c5d03bd62d2abb507c351cf0fb5" region="oki" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="16000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymsnd" name="YM3812" clock="3579545"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="oki" name="OKI6295" clock="1056000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="384" height="224" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="1" coins="2" service="yes">
                     <control type="lightgun" minimum="0" maximum="255" sensitivity="35" keydelta="15"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSW1" mask="256">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="256"/>
              <dipswitch name="Free Play" tag="DSW1" mask="512">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="512"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSW1" mask="1024">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="1024"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DSW1" mask="2048">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="2048" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSW1" mask="4096">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="4096"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coinage" tag="DSW1" mask="57344">
                     <dipvalue name="5 Coins/1 Credit" value="57344"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="49152"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="40960"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="32768"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="8192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="16384"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="24576"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSW2" mask="256">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="256"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSW2" mask="512">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="512"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSW2" mask="1024">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="1024"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSW2" mask="2048">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="2048"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSW2" mask="12288">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="4096"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="8192"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSW2" mask="49152">
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="16384"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="32768"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="49152"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="8192"/>

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