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thunderl: MAME ROM Information.


Thunder & Lightning (c) 1990 Seta.

A ball and paddle game.


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 8 Mhz)

Sound Chips : X1-010 (@ 16 Mhz)

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


Released in December 1990 in Japan.

Licensed to Romstar for US manufacture and distribution.

Also licensed to Visco.


1. Thunder & lightning (1990)

2. Block Carnival (1992)


* Consoles :

Nintendo Famicom (1990)


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.37b9 [Luca Elia]

Artwork available


- Clone thunderlbl: [debug] Severe graphic issues. Tafoid (ID 04424)

- When the fat bloke and girl come on screen in the titles, the right side of their sprite disappears. Sixtoe (ID 00866)

- At the end, there's a message written in a near-illegible font. The message is obviously wrong... TriggerFin (ID 00868)


- 0.141u4: ANY added clone 'Thunder & Lightning (bootleg with Tetris sound)'.

- 8th July 2007: Mr. Do - Thansk to ThePinnyParlour (and request by Gus), the instruction card for Thunder and Lightning.

- 0.37b9: Luca Elia added Thunder & Lightning (Seta 1990).

- 4th October 2000: Luca Elia improved the sound in the Seta driver and added Thunder & Lightning, Rezon, Athena no Hatena, Oishii Puzzle wa Irimasenka, Eight Forces, Pro Mahjong Kiwame and Krazy Bowl.


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* FB Alpha

* Raine

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Romset: 1600 kb / 8 files / 1.01 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="thunderl" sourcefile="seta.c">
              <description>Thunder &amp; Lightning</description>
              <rom name="m4" size="32768" crc="1e6b9462" sha1="f7f93479117e97d4e38632fef83c10345587f77f" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="m5" size="32768" crc="7e82793e" sha1="3e487f465d64af8c1c4852567b2fd9190363570c" region="maincpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="t17" size="131072" crc="599a632a" sha1="29da423dfe1f971cbb205767cf902d199d968d85" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="t16" size="131072" crc="3aeef91c" sha1="a5dc8c22a7bcc1199bdd09c7d0f1f8a378e757c5" region="gfx1" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="t15" size="131072" crc="b97a7b56" sha1="c08d3586d489947af21f3493356e3a88d79746e8" region="gfx1" offset="40000"/>
              <rom name="t14" size="131072" crc="79c707be" sha1="f67fa40c8f6ab0fbce44997fdfbf699fea1f0df6" region="gfx1" offset="40001"/>
              <rom name="r28" size="524288" crc="a043615d" sha1="e483fa9fd8e922578a9d7b6ced0750643089ca78" region="x1snd" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="r27" size="524288" crc="cb8425a3" sha1="655afa295fbe99acc79c4004f03ed832560cff5b" region="x1snd" offset="80000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="8000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="x1snd" name="X1-010" clock="16000000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="270" width="384" height="240" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="2" tilt="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Force 1 Life" tag="COINS" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="16"/>
              <dipswitch name="Copyright" tag="COINS" mask="224">
                     <dipvalue name="Romstar" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Seta (Romstar License)" value="192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Seta (Visco License)" value="224" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Visco" value="160"/>
                     <dipvalue name="None" value="96"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSW" mask="15">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="12"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="13"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/2 Credits" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="14"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/2 Credits" value="9"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/3 Credits" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/4 Credits" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/3 Credits" value="5"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/2 Credits" value="10"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="15" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/4 Credits" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="6"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/4 Credits" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="11"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="7"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="3"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSW" mask="240">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="208"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/2 Credits" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="224"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/2 Credits" value="144"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/3 Credits" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/4 Credits" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/3 Credits" value="80"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/2 Credits" value="160"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="240" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/4 Credits" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="96"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/4 Credits" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="176"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="112"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="48"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSW" mask="256">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="256" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="DSW" mask="512">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="512"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="DSW" mask="1024">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="1024"/>
              <dipswitch name="Controls" tag="DSW" mask="2048">
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="2048" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DSW" mask="4096">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4096"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSW" mask="8192">
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="8192" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSW" mask="49152">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="32768"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="49152" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="16384"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hardest" value="0"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="512"/>

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