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goldbug: MAME ROM Information.


Gold Bug (c) 1982 Century Electronics.

A "Dig Dug"-style game.


Main CPU : S2650 (@ 894.886 Khz)

Sound CPU : S2650 (@ 894.886 Khz)

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

Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 248 x 240 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 16

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


Steve Peterson holds the official record for this game with 173,740 points.


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.37b10 [Mike Coates, Malcolm Lear]


- 0.123u1: Stephane Humbert fixed duplicated coin 2 input and cocktail mode support.

- 0.37b10: Mike Coates added Gold Bug (Century 1982).

- 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 / 22.6 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="goldbug" sourcefile="cvs.c">
              <description>Gold Bug</description>
              <manufacturer>Century Electronics</manufacturer>
              <rom name="gb-gp1.bin" size="4096" crc="8deb7761" sha1="35f27fb6b5e3f76ddaf2c074b3391931e679df6e" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="gb-gp2.bin" size="4096" crc="135036c1" sha1="9868eae2486687772bf0bf71b82e461a882ae1ab" region="maincpu" offset="400"/>
              <rom name="gb-gp3.bin" size="4096" crc="d48b1090" sha1="b3cbfeb4fc2bf1bbe0befab793fcc5e7e6ff804c" region="maincpu" offset="800"/>
              <rom name="gb-gp4.bin" size="4096" crc="c8053205" sha1="7f814b059f6b9c62e8a83c1753da5e8780b09411" region="maincpu" offset="c00"/>
              <rom name="gb-gp5.bin" size="4096" crc="eca17472" sha1="25c4ca59b4c96a22bc42b41adbf3cc33373cf85e" region="maincpu" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="gb-sdp1.bin" size="4096" crc="c8a4b39d" sha1="29fffaa12639f3b19db818ad374d09fbf9c7fb98" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="gb-sp1.bin" size="2048" crc="5d0205c3" sha1="578937058d56e5c9fba8a2204ddbb59a6d23dec7" region="speechdata" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="gb-cp1.bin" size="2048" crc="80e1ad5a" sha1="0a577b0faffd9d6807c39175ce213f017a5cc7f8" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="gb-cp2.bin" size="2048" crc="0a288b29" sha1="0c6471a3517805a5c873857ff21ca94dfe91c24e" region="gfx1" offset="800"/>
              <rom name="gb-cp3.bin" size="2048" crc="e5bcf8cf" sha1="7f53b8ee6f87e6c8761d2200e8194a7d16d8c7ac" 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="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Registration" tag="DSW3" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="1" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Registration Length" tag="DSW3" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="10" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Bonus Life" tag="DSW3" mask="12">
                     <dipvalue name="100k only" value="12" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="200k only" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="400k only" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="800k only" value="0"/>
              <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="Unknown" tag="DSW2" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="32"/>
              <driver status="imperfect" emulation="good" color="good" sound="imperfect" graphic="good" cocktail="preliminary" savestate="supported" palettesize="2089"/>

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