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hellfire: MAME ROM Information.


Hellfire (c) 1989 Taito Corp

Nice horizontal shoot'em up feature a selectable shooting direction.


Game ID: TP-014

Prom Stickers: B90

Main CPU : 68000 (@ 10 Mhz), Z80 (@ 3.5 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM3812 (@ 3.5 Mhz)

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


Developed by Toaplan.

Early version title is 'Captain Lancer'.

Polystar released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Tatsujin : Toaplan Game Music Scene One - H24X-10005) on 25/06/1989.


* Hidden Functions : If the 'Invulnerability dip switch' is enabled, you are invulnerable but you may also 'Pause' the game with P2 Start and restart with P1 Start.


Music and Sound created by : Tatsuya Uemura


* Consoles :

Sega Mega Drive (1990, "Hellfire [T-25073]")

Nec PC-Engine CD-ROMĀ² (1991, "Hellfire [NAPR-1017]")


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.35b4 [Darren Olafson]


- 0.141u4: Changed description to 'Hellfire (2P set)' and clones to 'Hellfire (1P set)', 'Hellfire (2P set, first edition)' and 'Hellfire (1P set, alt)'.

- 0.134u1: Stefan Lindberg added clone Hellfire (1P Ver., alt). Brian Troha corrected BRPOM name in Hellfire sets and added documentation of the type of BRPOM used.

- 0.133u1: Renamed (hellfir1) to (hellfire1) and (hellfir2) to (hellfire2).

- 0.110u2: Tirino73 added clone Hellfire (2P Ver., first edition). Changed parent description to 'Hellfire (2P Ver.)'.

- 8th November 2006: Tirino73 dumped Hellfire (2P Ver., first edition). This set comes from an original Toaplan PCB. I cannot know differences respect other sets because PCB is faulty.

- 0.61: Added clone Hellfire (1P Ver.).

- 0.35b13: Changed visible area to 320x240.

- 0.35b4: Darren Olafson added Hellfire (Toaplan 1989).

- 23rd February 1999: Darren Olafson has added Hellfire to the Zero Wing driver.

- 14th February 1998: J-ROM dumped Hellfire (2P Ver.) (c)1989 TOAPLAN.


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* FB Alpha

* Raine

* Shark

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Romset: 1313 kb / 13 files / 355.1 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="hellfire" sourcefile="toaplan1.c">
              <description>Hellfire (2P set)</description>
              <manufacturer>Toaplan (Taito license)</manufacturer>
              <rom name="b90_14.0" size="131072" crc="101df9f5" sha1="27e1430d4c96fe2c830143999a760470c8381ada" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="b90_15.1" size="131072" crc="e67fd452" sha1="baec2a702238f000d0499705d79d7c7577fc2279" region="maincpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="b90_03.2" size="32768" crc="4058fa67" sha1="155c364273c270cd74955f447efc804bb4c9b560" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="b90_04.3" size="131072" crc="ea6150fc" sha1="1116947d10ce14fbc6a3b86368fc2024c6f51803" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="b90_05.4" size="131072" crc="bb52c507" sha1="b0b1821476647f10c7023f92a66a7f54b92f50c3" region="gfx1" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="b90_06.5" size="131072" crc="cf5b0252" sha1="e2102967af61afb11d2290a40d13d2faf9ef1e12" region="gfx1" offset="40000"/>
              <rom name="b90_07.6" size="131072" crc="b98af263" sha1="54d636a50a41dbb58b54c22dfab3eabfdb452575" region="gfx1" offset="60000"/>
              <rom name="b90_11.10" size="131072" crc="c33e543c" sha1="b85cba30cc651f820aeedd41e04584df92078ed9" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="b90_10.9" size="131072" crc="35fd1092" sha1="5e136a35eea45034ccd4aea52cc0ffeec944e27e" region="gfx2" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="b90_09.8" size="131072" crc="cf01009e" sha1="e260c479fa97f23a65c220e5071aaf2dc2baf46d" region="gfx2" offset="40000"/>
              <rom name="b90_08.7" size="131072" crc="3404a5e3" sha1="f717b9e31c2a093dbb060b8ea54a8c3f52688d7a" region="gfx2" offset="60000"/>
              <rom name="13.3w" size="32" crc="bc88cced" sha1="5055362710c0f58823c05fb4c0e0eec638b91e3d" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="12.6b" size="32" crc="a1e17492" sha1="9ddec4c97f2d541f69f3c32c47aaa21fd9699ae2" region="proms" offset="20"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="10000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="3500000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymsnd" name="YM3812" clock="3500000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="320" height="240" refresh="57.584258" pixclock="7000000" htotal="473" hbend="0" hbstart="320" vtotal="257" vbend="16" vbstart="256" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="2" tilt="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSWA" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="1"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="DSWA" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="2"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSWA" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="4"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DSWA" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSWA" mask="48">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="48"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSWA" mask="192">
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="192"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSWB" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Medium" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hardest" value="3"/>
              <dipswitch name="Bonus Life" tag="DSWB" mask="12">
                     <dipvalue name="70K, every 200K" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="100K, every 250K" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="100K" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="200K" value="12"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSWB" mask="48">
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="48"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="16"/>
              <dipswitch name="Invulnerability" tag="DSWB" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="64"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSWB" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="128"/>
              <dipswitch name="Territory" tag="TJUMP" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="Europe" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="US" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Japan" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="TJUMP" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="4"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="TJUMP" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="8"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="2048"/>

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