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Re: More Gaelco preservation news @ Haze's
09/07/17 12:11 AM



>On the subject of suicide batteries I think that the original 'Bounty' by Orca might use
>one.

>Shoutime said that he could see a battery, and if you compare the set 2 in MAME with the
>one that works it seems the main difference is that the startup code in set 2 seems to be
>hardcoded to draw an Orca logo and nothing else.

>I suspect that the module on the PCB overlays the first part of the program rom, I also
>suspect that the parent set in MAME is a bootleg.

>Since the game is from 1982 I'm not really sure we'll see a dump of whatever that battery
>was keeping alive if my theory is correct ;-)

Another one....nuts. These are the ones that should be on upper tier of priority of rescuing if possible in case anyone has such pcb. At least the Gaelco entry list is dwindling.







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* More Gaelco preservation news @ Haze's SmitdoggAdministrator 09/06/17 02:50 AM
. * Re: More Gaelco preservation news @ Haze's gregf  09/06/17 04:23 PM
. * Re: More Gaelco preservation news @ Haze's Haze  09/06/17 10:18 PM
. * Re: More Gaelco preservation news @ Haze's gregf  09/07/17 12:11 AM
. * Re: More Gaelco preservation news @ Haze's gamez fan  09/06/17 09:11 PM
. * Re: More Gaelco preservation gregf  09/07/17 12:05 AM
. * Re: More Gaelco preservation news @ Haze's fortuna_chan  09/06/17 03:53 AM

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