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calipso: MAME ROM Information.


Calipso (c) 1982 Tago Electronics.

You play a diver who is trying to get a treasure. Hold Fire and push in the direction you want to shoot, but you will be unable to move while doing this. Shoot the sea animals and the other player. Try to get the treasure at the bottom and return it to the boat at the top without getting attacked by sea creatures -- all before your air runs out.


Main CPU : Z80 (@ 3.072 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 1.78975 Mhz)

Sound Chips : (2x) AY8910 (@ 1.78975 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 224 x 256 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.61 Hz

Palette Colors : 99

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 1


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.34b1 [Brad Oliver]


- 0.137u2: Stephane Humbert fixed dipswitches and inputs (after verification of the Z80 code) in Calipso.

- 0.125u5: Couriersud moved Calipso to the Galaxian driver. Added Discrete sound. Changed visible area to 224x768 and palettesize to 32 colors.

- 0.53: Changed palettesize from 100 to 99 colors.

- 0.34b1: Brad Oliver added Calipso (Stern 1982 (Tago license)).

- 9th July 1998: Dumped Calipso.

Other Emulators:

* FB Alpha


Recommended Games (Diving):

Blue Shark

Kaitei Takara Sagashi

Shark Attack

Funky Fish

Marine Date


Devil Fish

Marine Boy

Snap Jack

Sea Fighter Poseidon


Bubble Trouble

Diver Boy

Chimera Beast

Romset: 45 kb / 11 files / 18.7 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="calipso" sourcefile="galdrvr.c">
              <manufacturer>Tago Electronics</manufacturer>
              <rom name="calipso.2c" size="4096" crc="0fcb703c" sha1="2bb096f114911973afdf3088c860c9566df06f60" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="calipso.2e" size="4096" crc="c6622f14" sha1="475164aed703a97275ff285ecaec9d8fd4fe723b" region="maincpu" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="calipso.2f" size="4096" crc="7bacbaba" sha1="d321d6d09c689123eb1e5d758d95ccecec225252" region="maincpu" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="calipso.2h" size="4096" crc="a3a8111b" sha1="3d9500c676563ebfc27aebb07716e6a966f00c35" region="maincpu" offset="3000"/>
              <rom name="calipso.2j" size="4096" crc="fcbd7b9e" sha1="5cc1edcc8b9867bb7849c8d97d1096bb6464f562" region="maincpu" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="calipso.2l" size="4096" crc="f7630cab" sha1="482ee91cccd8a7c5768a1d6a9772d797769fe2dc" region="maincpu" offset="5000"/>
              <rom name="calipso.5c" size="2048" crc="9cbc65ab" sha1="b4ce04d18f9536c0ddd2f9c15edda75570e750e5" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="calipso.5d" size="2048" crc="a225ee3b" sha1="dba111f89851c69fb6fce16219cb2b0cb3294c15" region="audiocpu" offset="800"/>
              <rom name="calipso.5f" size="8192" crc="fd4252e9" sha1="881b988cdc9b7913f577573f8a15af7a7c7cc67f" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="calipso.5h" size="8192" crc="1663a73a" sha1="95b6ed25b656afdfb70fac35efa2e005185e4343" region="gfx1" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="calipso.clr" size="32" crc="01165832" sha1="bfef0459492dbd5febf3030916b6438eb6be71de" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="3072000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="1789750"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="8910.0" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="1789750"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="8910.1" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="1789750"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="konami" name="DISCRETE"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="90" width="768" height="224" refresh="60.606061" pixclock="18432000" htotal="1152" hbend="0" hbstart="768" vtotal="264" vbend="16" vbstart="240" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="1" coins="2">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="IN1" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="IN1" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coinage" tag="IN2" mask="6">
                     <dipvalue name="A 1/1 B 1/1" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="A 1/2 B 2/1" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="A 1/3 B 3/1" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="A 1/4 B 4/1" value="6"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="IN2" 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="supported" palettesize="32"/>

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