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darkwar: MAME ROM Information.


Dark Warrior (c) 1981 Century Electronics.

An old shoot'em up that features voice simulation.


Main CPU : S2650 (@ 894.886 Khz)

Sound CPU : S2650 (@ 894.886 Khz)

Sound Chips : (2x) DAC, TMS5110 (@ 640 Khz)

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


Released in October 1981.


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.37b10 [Mike Coates, Malcolm Lear]


- Missing player sound effects. MASH (ID 01619)


- 0.134u1: Couriersud use TMS rom clock as sense input for the S2650. Dark Warrior now speaks again on startup.

- 0.37b10: Mike Coates added Dark Warrior (Century 1981).

- 14th November 2000: Mike Coates submitted the Century Video System driver written by him and Malcolm Lear, supporting Hunchback, Hero, Hunchback Olympic, Cosmos, Dark Warrior, Video Eight Ball, Logger, Dazzler, Wall Street, Radar Zone, Gold Bug and Superbike.

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Romset: 37 kb / 13 files / 19.4 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="darkwar" sourcefile="cvs.c">
              <description>Dark Warrior</description>
              <manufacturer>Century Electronics</manufacturer>
              <rom name="dw-gp1.bin" size="4096" crc="f10ccf24" sha1="f694a9016fc935798e5342598e4fd60fbdbc2829" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="dw-gp2.bin" size="4096" crc="b77d0483" sha1="47d126b9ceaf07267c9078a342a860295320b01c" region="maincpu" offset="400"/>
              <rom name="dw-gp3.bin" size="4096" crc="c01c3281" sha1="3c272f424f8a35d08b58f203718b579c1abbe63f" region="maincpu" offset="800"/>
              <rom name="dw-gp4.bin" size="4096" crc="0b0bffaf" sha1="48db78d86dc249fb4d7d93b79b2ac269a0c6698e" region="maincpu" offset="c00"/>
              <rom name="dw-gp5.bin" size="4096" crc="7fdbcaff" sha1="db80d0d8690105ca72df359c1dc1a43952709111" region="maincpu" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="dw-sdp1.bin" size="2048" crc="b385b669" sha1="79621d3fb3eb4ea6fa8a733faa6f21edeacae186" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="dw-sp1.bin" size="4096" crc="ce815074" sha1="105f24fb776131b30e35488cca29954298559518" region="speechdata" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="dw-cp1.bin" size="2048" crc="7a0f9f3e" sha1="0aa787923fbb614f15016d99c03093a59a0bfb88" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="dw-cp2.bin" size="2048" crc="232e5120" sha1="76e4d6d17e8108306761604bd56d6269bfc431e1" region="gfx1" offset="800"/>
              <rom name="dw-cp3.bin" size="2048" crc="573e0a17" sha1="9c7991eac625b287bafb6cf722ffb405a9627e09" region="gfx1" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="5b.bin" size="2048" crc="f055a624" sha1="5dfe89d7271092e665cdd5cd59d15a2b70f92f43" region="speech" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="82s185.10h" size="2048" crc="c205bca6" sha1="ec9bd220e75f7b067ede6139763ef8aca0fb7a29" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="82s123.10k" size="32" crc="b5221cec" sha1="71d9830b33b1a8140b0fe1a2ba8024ba8e6e48e0" region="proms" offset="800"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="S2650" clock="894886"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="S2650" clock="894886"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="speech" name="S2650" clock="894886"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="dac1" name="DAC"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="dac2" name="DAC"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="dac3" name="DAC"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="tms" name="TMS5100" clock="640000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="90" width="240" height="248" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="1" coins="2">
                     <control type="joy" ways="2"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSW3" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="1"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSW3" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="2"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSW3" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="4"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSW3" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="DSW3" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="16"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSW3" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="32"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSW2" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="3"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSW2" mask="12">
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="12" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSW2" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="16"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSW2" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="32"/>
              <driver status="imperfect" emulation="good" color="good" sound="imperfect" graphic="good" cocktail="preliminary" savestate="supported" palettesize="2089"/>

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