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block: MAME ROM Information.


Block Block (c) 1991 Capcom.

A blue paddle rebounds a ball into the colorful bricks.


Main CPU : Z80 (@ 8 Mhz)

Sound Chips : OKI6295 (@ 7.5 Khz), YM2413 (@ 4 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 240 x 384 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 2048

Players : 2

Control : Paddle

Buttons : 1


Released in September 1991.

A bootleg of this game was released by Koa the same year.


The Japanese version has a little storyline before the titlescreen.


Planner: Futoshi Kuwahara, Udatoshi

Designers : Shinji Sakashita, H.K, M. Miyao

Programmers : T. Ohta, Kohei Akiyama, N. Sakoda

Sound designers : P-Chan, T. Yomage


* Consoles :

Sony PSP (2006, "Capcom Classics Collection Remixed")

Sony PSP (2006, "Capcom Puzzle World")

Sony PlayStation 2 (2006, "Capcom Classics Collection, Volume 2")

Microsoft XBOX (2006, "Capcom Classics Collection, Volume 2")


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.104 [Paul Leaman]

0.37b14 [?]

0.35b4 [Paul Leaman]

0.34b2 [Paul Leaman]


- 0.138u2: hap fixed erratic ball speed in Block Block.

- 0.133u1: Corrado Tomaselli changed VSync to 57.42 Hz in Block Block.

- 0.122u1: Changed OKI6295 clock speed to 1MHz.

- 0.104u8: Corrado Tomaselli and David Haywood fixed level 6 and clone Block Block (World 911106 Joystick). Changed description of clone 'Block Block (World 911106 Joystick, Bad Dump?)' to 'Block Block (World 911106 Joystick)'.

- 27th March 2006: Corrado Tomaselli dumped Block Block (World 911106 Joystick).

- 0.104: Changed 'Block Block (World 911106 Joystick)' to clone 'Block Block (World 911106 Joystick, Bad Dump?)'. Renamed (block) to (blockjoy) and (blocka) to (block).

- 0.73: Changed Dial input to 8-way Joystick.

- 0.63: All new, much better, YM2413 emulation [Jarek Burczynski].

- 0.56: Fixed left-right control in Block Block. Changed description to 'Block Block (World 911106 Joystick)' and clone '(Japan)' to '(Japan 910910)'.

- 8th October 2001: Angelo Salese submitted a fix for proper joystick support for Block Block.

- 0.37b14: Added Block Block (World 911106). Changed 'Block Block (World)' to clone '(World 910910)'. Renamed (block) to (blocka).

- 1st February 2001: Sean Young integrated Mitsutaka Okazaki's YM2413 emulator.

- 0.35RC1: Nicola Salmoria added clone Block Block (Japan). Music in Block Block [Nicola Salmoria]. Fixed gfx1 rom ($0) in Block Block (World).

- 0.35b12: Nicola Salmoria fixed Block Block title screen.

- 0.35b7: Nicola Salmoria added clone Block Block (bootleg).

- 0.35b4: Paul Leaman added Block Block (World) (Capcom 1991).

- 0.34b2: Paul Leaman added Block Block (Testdriver). Not working due to encryption.

- 11th November 1997: CaBBe dumped Block Block (World 910910).


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* FB Alpha

* Raine

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Romset: 1184 kb / 10 files / 472.2 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="block" sourcefile="mitchell.c">
              <description>Block Block (World 910910)</description>
              <rom name="ble_05.rom" size="32768" crc="c12e7f4c" sha1="335f4eab2323b942d5feeb3bab6f7286fabfffb4" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ble_06.rom" size="131072" crc="cdb13d55" sha1="2e4489d12a603b4c7dfb90d246ebff9176e88a0b" region="maincpu" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="ble_07.rom" size="131072" crc="1d114f13" sha1="ee3588e1752b3432fd611e2d7d4fb43f942de580" region="maincpu" offset="30000"/>
              <rom name="bl_08.rom" size="131072" crc="aa0f4ff1" sha1="58f3c468f89d834caaf66d3c084ab87addbb75c0" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="bl_09.rom" size="131072" crc="6fa8c186" sha1="d4dd26d666f2accce871f70e7882e140d924dd07" region="gfx1" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="bl_18.rom" size="131072" crc="c0acafaf" sha1="7c44b2605da6a324d0c145202cb8bac7af7a9c68" region="gfx1" offset="80000"/>
              <rom name="bl_19.rom" size="131072" crc="1ae942f5" sha1="e9322790db0bf2a9e862b14e166ee3f36f9ea5ad" region="gfx1" offset="a0000"/>
              <rom name="bl_16.rom" size="131072" crc="fadcaff7" sha1="f4bd8e375fe6b1e6a07b4ec4e58f5807dbd738f8" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="bl_17.rom" size="131072" crc="5f8cab42" sha1="3a4c682a7938479e0be80c0494c2c8fc7303b663" region="gfx2" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="bl_01.rom" size="131072" crc="c2ec2abb" sha1="89981f2a887ace4c4580e2828cbdc962f89c215e" region="oki" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="8000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="oki" name="OKI6295" clock="1000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymsnd" name="YM2413" clock="4000000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="270" width="384" height="240" refresh="57.420000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="1" coins="1" service="yes">
                     <control type="dial" minimum="0" maximum="255" sensitivity="50" keydelta="20"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="2048"/>

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