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snowbro2: MAME ROM Information.


Snow Bros. 2 - With New Elves (c) 1994 Hanafram.

A direct sequel to the 1990 original, Snow Bros. 2 plays identically to its predecessor; the only notable difference being the introduction of three new playable characters - the 'New Elves' of the game's subtitle.


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 16 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2151 (@ 3.375 Mhz), OKI6295 (@ 20.454 Khz)

Players : 4

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


Developed by Toaplan. Released in April 1994. After the development of Snow Bros. 2, Toaplan faced a bankruptcy and closed its doors in the same year.

This game is known in Japan as "Otenki Paradise - Snow Bros. 2" (translates from Japanese as 'Weather Paradise').


On Japanese dipswitch settings (Otenki Paradise), the portraits on the character select screen are different.


1. Snow Bros. - Nick & Tom (1990)

2. Snow Bros. 2 - With New Elves (1994)

3. Snow Brothers 3 - Magical Adventure (2002)


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.36RC1 [Quench]


- After a certain number of games/continues, the game will no longer register coins. 39 coins apparently. Thenasty (ID 00943)


- 0.70: Changed description to 'Snow Bros. 2 - With New Elves / Otenki Paradise'.

- 6th June 2003: Quench fixed the player 3 and 4 buttons in Snow Bros 2.

- 0.67: Changed description to 'Snow Bros. 2 / Otenki Paradise'.

- 0.37b10: Changed OKI6295 clock speed to 20454 Hz.

- 0.37b9: Changed OKI6295 clock speed to 20000 Hz.

- 0.37b6: Changed YM2151 clock speed to 3375000 Hz.

- 0.36RC1: Quench added Snow Bros. 2 - With New Elves (Toaplan/Hanafram 1994).

- 12th January 2000: Quench sent a driver for some later Toaplan games such as Teki Paki, Ghox, Dogyuun, Knuckle Bash, Pipi & Bibis / Whoopee!! and Snow Bros 2.


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* FB Alpha

* Raine

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Romset: 4096 kb / 6 files / 1.69 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="snowbro2" sourcefile="toaplan2.c">
              <description>Snow Bros. 2 - With New Elves / Otenki Paradise</description>
              <rom name="pro-4" size="524288" crc="4c7ee341" sha1="ad46c605a38565d0148daac301be4e4b72302fe7" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="rom2-l" size="1048576" crc="e9d366a9" sha1="e87e3966fce3395324b90db6c134b3345104c04b" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="rom2-h" size="524288" crc="9aab7a62" sha1="611f6a15fdbac5d3063426a365538c1482e996bf" region="gfx1" offset="100000"/>
              <rom name="rom3-l" size="1048576" crc="eb06e332" sha1="7cd597bfffc153d178530c0f0903bebd751c9dd1" region="gfx1" offset="180000"/>
              <rom name="rom3-h" size="524288" crc="df4a952a" sha1="b76af61c8437caca573ff1312832898666a611aa" region="gfx1" offset="280000"/>
              <rom name="rom4" size="524288" crc="638f341e" sha1="aa3fca25f099339ece1878ea730c5e9f18ec4823" region="oki" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="16000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymsnd" name="YM2151" clock="3375000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="oki" name="OKI6295" clock="2700000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="320" height="240" refresh="60.000000" pixclock="6791040" htotal="432" hbend="0" hbstart="320" vtotal="262" vbend="0" vbstart="240" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="4" buttons="2" coins="2" tilt="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Test Switch" tag="SYS" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="4"/>
              <dipswitch name="Continue Price" tag="DSWA" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Discount" 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="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="48"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="16"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSWA" mask="192">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="64"/>
                     <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="Normal" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Very Hard" value="3"/>
              <dipswitch name="Bonus Life" tag="DSWB" mask="12">
                     <dipvalue name="None" value="12"/>
                     <dipvalue name="200k only" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="100k only" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="100k and every 500k" value="4"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSWB" mask="48">
                     <dipvalue name="1" value="48"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="16"/>
              <dipswitch name="Invulnerability (Cheat)" tag="DSWB" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="64"/>
              <dipswitch name="Maximum Players" tag="DSWB" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Region" tag="JMPR" mask="7168">
                     <dipvalue name="Europe" value="2048" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="USA" value="1024"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Japan" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Korea" value="3072"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hong Kong" value="4096"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Taiwan" value="5120"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Southeast Asia" value="6144"/>
              <dipswitch name="Show All Rights Reserved" tag="JMPR" mask="8192">
                     <dipvalue name="No" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Yes" value="8192"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="65536"/>

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