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nycaptor: MAME ROM Information.


N.Y. Captor (c) 1985 Taito.


Board Number : M4300037B

Prom Stickers : A50

Main CPU : (2x) Z80 (@ 4 Mhz), M68705 (@ 2 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound Chips : (2x) AY8910 (@ 2 Mhz), MSM5232 (@ 2 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 256 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette Colors : 512

Players : 1

Control : lightgun

Buttons : 1


Released in October 1985 in Japan. Taito's first gun game.

Chack'n, Ms. Chack'n and a Monsta from 1983's "Chack'n Pop" make cameo appearances in this game.

Robert Halbasch & Keith D. Evans holds the official record for this game with 9,999,999 points.

Bootlegs of this game are known as "Colt".


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.62 [Tomasz Slanina]


- Press SERVICE1 while resetting the game to enter test mode.


- When you get a high score, the initials screen only pops up for a sec and disappears before you can enter anything. Firebrand (ID 00783)


- 0.139u2: Stephane Humbert fixed dipswitches and inputs in N.Y. Captor and clone Colt (after verification of the Z80 code)

- 0.136u4: Fabio Priuli added driver_data struct and save states to the N.Y. Captor driver.

- 0.131u1: Angelo Salese merged memory maps for N.Y. Captor driver.

- 0.122u6: Changed M68705 CPU4 clock speed to 2MHz.

- 0.115: Aaron Giles updated 68705 clocks to take into account the internal divide by 4. Added constant so that it is clear why this is being done. Changed M68705 CPU4 clock speed to 500000 Hz.

- 0.92: Tomasz Slanina added clone Colt (bootleg).

- 20th December 2004: Guru - NY Captor (bootleg) arrived. Thanks to the good guys at the Italian MAME Forum!

- 0.62: Tomasz Slanina added N.Y. Captor (Taito 1985).

- 21st September 2002: Stephane Humbert cleaned up the N.Y. Captor driver, fixed inputs and dipswitch settings and added some comments to the driver.

- 19th September 2002: Tomasz Slanina submitted a driver for N.Y. Captor, there are some graphics glitches but it's mostly working and playable.

LEVELS: 9999 (endless)

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Romset: 258 kb / 17 files / 118.2 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="nycaptor" sourcefile="nycaptor.c">
              <description>N.Y. Captor</description>
              <rom name="a50_04" size="16384" crc="33d971a3" sha1="8bf6cb8d799739dc6f115d352453af278d58de9a" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a50_03" size="16384" crc="8557fa44" sha1="5639ec2ac21ae94c416c01bd7c0dae722cc14598" region="maincpu" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="a50_02" size="16384" crc="9697b898" sha1="28b92963264b867ca4452dad7dcbbb8c8247d2f5" region="maincpu" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="a50_01" size="16384" crc="0965f84a" sha1="22698446f52f5d29632aa982b9be87a9bf86fbef" region="maincpu" offset="14000"/>
              <rom name="a50_05-2" size="16384" crc="7796655a" sha1="74cf84bf6f4dfee57ef6236280c0d64c1a156ffe" region="sub" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a50_06" size="16384" crc="450d6783" sha1="e652bf83fb6bdd8152dbafb05bb695259c2619cc" region="sub" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="a50_15" size="16384" crc="f8a604e5" sha1="8fae920fd09584b5e5ccd0db8b8934b393a23d50" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a50_16" size="16384" crc="fc24e11d" sha1="ce1a1d7b809fa0f5f5e7a462047374b1b3f621c6" region="audiocpu" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="a50_17" size="2048" crc="69fe08dc" sha1="9bdac3e835f63bbb8806892169d89f43d447df21" region="mcu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a50_07" size="16384" crc="b3b330cf" sha1="8330e4831b8d0068c0367417db2e27fded7c56fe" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a50_09" size="16384" crc="22e2232e" sha1="3b43114a5511b00e45cd67073c3f833fcf098fb6" region="gfx1" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="a50_11" size="16384" crc="2c04ad4f" sha1="a6272f91f583d46dd4a3fe863482b39406c70e97" region="gfx1" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="a50_13" size="16384" crc="9940e78d" sha1="8607808e6ff76808ae155d671c3179bfe7d2639b" region="gfx1" offset="c000"/>
              <rom name="a50_08" size="16384" crc="3c31be14" sha1="a1ed382fbd374609022535bd0d78bc9e84edd63b" region="gfx1" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="a50_10" size="16384" crc="ce84dc5a" sha1="8723310f3e25820ef7490c16759ebcb8354dde85" region="gfx1" offset="14000"/>
              <rom name="a50_12" size="16384" crc="3fb4cfa3" sha1="b1c5f7b0297c59dc93420d31e0ef2b1125dbb9db" region="gfx1" offset="18000"/>
              <rom name="a50_14" size="16384" crc="24b2f1bf" sha1="4757aec2e4b99ce33d993ce1e19ee46a4eb76e86" region="gfx1" offset="1c000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="sub" name="Z80" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="mcu" name="M68705" clock="2000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ay1" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="2000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ay2" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="2000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="msm" name="MSM5232" clock="2000000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="256" height="224" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="1" buttons="1" coins="2" tilt="yes">
                     <control type="lightgun" minimum="0" maximum="255" sensitivity="25" keydelta="15"/>
              <dipswitch name="Bonus Life" tag="DSWA" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="20k 80k 80k+" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="50k 150k 200k+" value="3" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="100k 300k 300k+" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="150k 300k 300k+" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Infinite Bullets" tag="DSWA" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSWA" mask="24">
                     <dipvalue name="1" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="24" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="16"/>
              <dipswitch name="Free Play" tag="DSWA" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Allow Continue" tag="DSWA" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DSWA" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="128" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSWB" mask="15">
                     <dipvalue name="9 Coins/1 Credit" value="15"/>
                     <dipvalue name="8 Coins/1 Credit" value="14"/>
                     <dipvalue name="7 Coins/1 Credit" value="13"/>
                     <dipvalue name="6 Coins/1 Credit" value="12"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5 Coins/1 Credit" value="11"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="10"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="9"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="3"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="5"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/7 Credits" value="6"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/8 Credits" value="7"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSWB" mask="240">
                     <dipvalue name="9 Coins/1 Credit" value="240"/>
                     <dipvalue name="8 Coins/1 Credit" value="224"/>
                     <dipvalue name="7 Coins/1 Credit" value="208"/>
                     <dipvalue name="6 Coins/1 Credit" value="192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5 Coins/1 Credit" value="176"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="160"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="144"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="48"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="80"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/7 Credits" value="96"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/8 Credits" value="112"/>
              <dipswitch name="Freeze" tag="DSWC" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Training Spot" tag="DSWC" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="No" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Yes" value="2" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSWC" mask="12">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="12" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hardest" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coinage Display" tag="DSWC" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="No" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Yes" value="16" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Reset Damage" tag="DSWC" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Every Stage" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Every 4 Stages" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="No Hit (Cheat)" tag="DSWC" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin Slots" tag="DSWC" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="1" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="128" default="yes"/>
              <driver status="imperfect" emulation="good" color="good" sound="imperfect" graphic="imperfect" savestate="supported" palettesize="512"/>

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