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subhunt: MAME ROM Information.


Sub Hunter (c) 1977 Taito.

An old 2-minute timed shoot'em up.


Prom Stickers : DP

Main CPU : 8080 (@ 1.93356 Mhz)

Sound Chips : Samples

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 256 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 64

Players : 1

Control : 2-way joystick

Buttons : 2


This game is also known as "Depthcharge" (Gremlin).


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.33b5 [Al Kossow]

Samples required


- Clone subhunt: Needs an overlay to provide proper color. chowell (ID 02858)


- 0.133u2: hap added a simple color overlay for Depthcharge based on flyers.

- 0.133u1: Renamed (depthv1) to (depthcho).

- 0.113u3: Removed sonarena.wav sample.

- 0.98u3: Replaced Z80 CPU1 with 8080.

- 0.75: Added clone Sub Hunter (Taito 1977). The LOW_NIBBLED roms Dp10 ($0400) and Dp11 ($0c00) are being dumped wrong, they where repaired with the Depth Charge sets.

- 6th October 2003: Stefan Jokisch added Sub Hunter, a clone of Depthcharge, to the vicdual driver.

- 0.74u2: MASH added clone Depthcharge (older).

- 27th September 2003: MASH added a clone of Depthcharge.

- 0.37b7: Added samples (longex, shortex, spray, sonar and sonarena.wav).

- 0.36b5: Samples support in Depthcharge [Zsolt Vasvari]. Changed description to 'Depthcharge'. Added user1 roms ($0, 20) and samples (longex, sonar, sonarena, spray, shortex.wav).

- 3rd September 1999: Zsolt Vasvari sent in a nice update to the Vicdual driver, for example Depth Charge now has samples.

- 0.33b5: Al Kossow added Depth Charge (Gremlin 1977).

- 22nd January 1998: Malcor dumped Sub Hunter by TAITO.

- 2nd June 1998: Dumped Depthcharge.

Recommended Games (Submarine):

Sea Wolf

Sea Wolf II


Invinco / Deep Scan




Wolf Pack

Fire One





Tomahawk 777

Battle of Atlantis



Battle Cruiser M-12


Turbo Sub

Up Scope

The Deep


Battle Shark

Guts n' Glory (Depth Charge + Submarine)

In The Hunt

Romset: 7 kb / 8 files / 4.59 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="subhunt" sourcefile="vicdual.c" cloneof="depthch" romof="depthch" sampleof="depthch">
              <description>Sub Hunter</description>
              <manufacturer>Gremlin (Taito license)</manufacturer>
              <rom name="dp04" size="1024" crc="0ace1aef" sha1="071256dd63e2e449093a65a4c9b006be5e17b786" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="dp01" size="1024" crc="da9e835b" sha1="505c969b479aeab11bb6a21ef06837280846d90a" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="dp10" size="1024" crc="de752f20" sha1="513a92554d14a09d6b80ba8017d161c7cda9ed8c" region="maincpu" offset="400"/>
              <rom name="316-0028.u77" size="1024" crc="597ae441" sha1="8d3af5e64e838a57057d46f97a7b1c1037c1a0cf" region="maincpu" offset="400"/>
              <rom name="dp05" size="1024" crc="1c0530cf" sha1="b1f2b1038ee063533669341f1a71755eecc2e1a9" region="maincpu" offset="800"/>
              <rom name="316-0023.u52" size="1024" crc="9244b613" sha1="6587035ec22d90194cdc3efaed3571a1ab975e1c" region="maincpu" offset="800"/>
              <rom name="dp11" size="1024" crc="0007044a" sha1="c8d7c693e3059ff020563336fe712c234e94b8f9" region="maincpu" offset="c00"/>
              <rom name="dp08" size="1024" crc="4d4e3ec8" sha1="a0d5392fe5795cc6bf7373f194186506283c947c" region="maincpu" offset="c00"/>
              <rom name="dp06" size="1024" crc="63e1184b" sha1="91934cb041365dabdc58a831312577fdb0dc923b" region="maincpu" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="dp03" size="1024" crc="d70dbfd8" sha1="0183a6b1ffd87a9e28588a7a9aa18aeb003560f0" region="maincpu" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="dp12" size="1024" crc="170d7718" sha1="4348e4e2dbb1edd9a4228fd3ccef58c50f1ae129" region="maincpu" offset="1400"/>
              <rom name="dp09" size="1024" crc="97466803" sha1="f04ba4a1a960836974a85832596fc3a92a711094" region="maincpu" offset="1400"/>
              <rom name="316-0013.u27" size="32" crc="690ef530" sha1="6c0de3fa87a341cd378fefb8e06bf7918db9a074" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="316-0014.u28" size="32" crc="7b7a8492" sha1="6ba8d891cc6eb0dd80051377b6b832e8894655e7" region="user1" offset="20"/>
              <sample name="longex"/>
              <sample name="shortex"/>
              <sample name="spray"/>
              <sample name="sonar"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="8080" clock="1933560"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="samples" name="Samples"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="256" height="224" refresh="60.000000" pixclock="5156160" htotal="328" hbend="0" hbstart="256" vtotal="262" vbend="0" vbstart="224" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="1" buttons="2" coins="1">
                     <control type="joy" ways="2"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coinage" tag="IN0" 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"/>
              <driver status="imperfect" emulation="good" color="good" sound="imperfect" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="0"/>

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