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insectx: MAME ROM Information.


Insector X (c) 1989 Taito.

You are ins(p)ector X. Who's mission is to kill all the insects in the area. With your gun and jet-gadget, you shoot your way through numerous insects, flies till the end of the game.


Prom Stickers : B97

Main CPU : (2x) Z80 (@ 6 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2203 (@ 3 Mhz)

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


* Consoles :

Sega Mega Drive (1990)

Nintendo Famicom (1990)

Sony PlayStation 2 [JP] (August 25, 2005; "Taito Memories Gekan [Model SLPM-66092]")

Sony PlayStation 2 (2005, "Taito Memories Vol. 2")

Microsoft XBOX (2006, "Taito Legends 2")

Sony PlayStation 2 (2006, "Taito Legends 2")

* Computers :

PC [CD-ROM] (2006, "Taito Legends 2")


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.35b11 [Nicola Salmoria]


- 0.143u8: Kanikani fixed difficulty DIPSW (based on manual) and added DIP locations to Insector X.

- 0.136u2: Gyrovision, Gatinho, Smitdogg and Dumping Union added clone Insector X (Japan).

- 22nd January 2010: Smitdogg - The next batch of boards have started to arrive. First off we got Insector X (Japan). Credits so far: Gyrovision, Gatinho, Smitdogg and The Dumping Union.

- 0.128u1: Added 2x 'Unused' dipswitches.

- 0.114u4: Fixed rom names.

- 0.91u2: Nicola Salmoria added sprite banking (same as Seta driver). Insector X and other were obvoisly running at 30fps before, now they are ok. Also fixes insectx13b16gre and insectx236b16gre bugs.

- 0.37b6: Added dipswitches 'Difficulty' and 'Bonus Life'.

- 0.35: Changed description to 'Insector X (World)'.

- 0.35b13: Changed description to 'Insector X (World?)'.

- 0.35b11: Nicola Salmoria added Insector X (Taito 1989).

- 17th April 1999: Nicola added Insector X.


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* FB Alpha

* Raine

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Romset: 1216 kb / 4 files / 519.4 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="insectx" sourcefile="tnzs.c">
              <description>Insector X (World)</description>
              <manufacturer>Taito Corporation Japan</manufacturer>
              <rom name="b97-03.u32" size="131072" crc="18eef387" sha1="b22633930d39be1e72fbd5b080972122da3cb3ef" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="b97-07.u38" size="65536" crc="324b28c9" sha1="db77a4ac60196d0f0f35dbc5c951ec29d6392463" region="sub" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="b97-01.u1" size="524288" crc="d00294b1" sha1="f43a4f7d13193ddbbcdef71a5085c1db0fc062d4" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="b97-02.u2" size="524288" crc="db5a7434" sha1="71fac872b19a13a7ad25c8ad895c322ec9573fdc" region="gfx1" offset="80000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="6000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="sub" name="Z80" clock="6000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymsnd" name="YM2203" clock="3000000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="256" height="224" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="2" tilt="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="DSWA" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="1"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="DSWA" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSWA" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DSWA" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="8" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSWA" mask="48">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="48" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSWA" mask="192">
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="192" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSWB" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Medium" value="3" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hardest" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Bonus Life" tag="DSWB" mask="12">
                     <dipvalue name="40k 240k 200k+" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="60k 360k 300k+" value="12" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="100k 500k 400k+" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="150k 650k 500k+" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSWB" mask="48">
                     <dipvalue name="1" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="48" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="32"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSWB" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSWB" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="512"/>

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