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Main data
Romset and name:
armedf Armed F (Japan)
Short name:
Armed F
Manufacturer:
Nichibutsu
Year:
Genre:
Shooter
Category:
Shooter / Flying Vertical
Serie:
-
Driver source:
Language:
English
Similar games:
Input / Controls
Players:
Up to 2 players (solo, 2 alternates)
Input:
Joystick 8 ways
Buttons / keys:
Coins:
Cabinet:
Cocktail, Upright
Free-play:
Not supported
Rankings
Avarage user rating:
AntoPISA BestGame:
50 to 60 (Not Good Enough)
MASH All-Time:
Video
Display:
320x240@59.082013 Hz, ruotato di 270°, CRT 15kHz
Orientation:
Vertical
Scrolling:
Unknown
Colors:
-
CPU:
Motorola MC68000, Zilog Z80
Audio
Sound:
Audio chips:
8-Bit R-2R DAC, Speaker, YM3812 OPL2
Romset
First release:
Mame 0.35b11 released on apr-22 1999
Last release:
Mame 0.226 released on oct-28 2020
Clone of:
-
Clones:
Bios:
Not required
Use rom of:
-
Use sample of:
-
Previous romset:
None
New romset:
None
Files
Dump:
GOOD
Required files:
Status
OVERALL:
GOOD
Emulation:
Good
Graphic:
Good
Color:
Good
Sound:
Good
Cocktail:
Good
Protection:
Good
Save state:
Supported
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  • Arcade Video game published 32 years ago:

    Armed Formation © 1988 Nichibutsu.

    A vertically scrolling shoot'em up.

    TECHNICAL
    Main CPU: Motorola 68000 (@ 8 Mhz)
    Sound CPU: Zilog Z80 (@ 3.072 Mhz)
    Sound Chips: YM3812 (@ 4 Mhz), (2x) DAC (@ 4 Mhz)

    Screen Orientation: Vertical
    Video Resolution: 256 x 224 Pixels
    Screen Refresh: 57.00 Hz
    Palette Colors: 2048

    Players: 2
    Control: 8-Way Joystick
    Buttons: 2
    → Shoot, Formation

    TRIVIA
    Armed Formation was released in August 1988.

    Also licensed to Fillmore.

    Pony Canyon / Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Armed F, Crazy Climber 2 - PCCB-00020) on February 21, 1990.

    STAFF
    Director: Takanori Tanaka
    Planner: Tomoaki Kabayashi
    Main Programmer: Shinya Okuda
    Programmers: Osamu Tomiyama, Satoshi Fujiwara
    Main Designers: Hisaya Tsutsui, Shinji Kubota
    Designer: Takanori Tanaka
    Musician: Takeshi Yoshida
    Hard Enginner: Isao Shiki
    Special Thanks: Hiroshi Kitabata

    PORTS
    • CONSOLES:
    [JP] NEC PC-Engine (mar.23, 1990) "Armed Formation F [Model PV2004]"
    [JP] Sony PS4 [PSN] (may.27, 2016) "Arcade Archives - Armed F [Model CUSA-04469]"
    Sony PlayStation 4 [PSN] [US] (may.26, 2016) "Arcade Archives - Formation Armed F [Model CUSA-05184]"

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