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Romset and name:
grobda Grobda (New Ver.)
Short name:
Grobda
Manufacturer:
Namco
Year:
Genre:
Category:
Maze / Shooter Small
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
Average user rating:
AntoPISA BestGame:
60 to 70 (Passable)
MASH All-Time:
Video
Display:
288x224@60.606061 Hz, ruotato di 90°, CRT 15kHz
Orientation:
Vertical
Scrolling:
Unknown
Colors:
-
CPU:
Motorola MC6809E
Audio
Sound:
Audio chips:
Namco 15xx, Speaker
Romset
First release:
Mame 0.35b13 released on may-24 1999
Last release:
Mame 0.244 released on may-25 2022
Clone of:
-
Clones:
Bios:
Not required
Use rom of:
-
Use sample of:
-
Previous romset:
grobda3 Grobda (Old Ver. set 2)
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 38 years ago:

    Grobda © 1984 Namco, Limited.

    Grobda is a tank-like game that uses an overhead view. Enemy tanks attack in waves and they must be destroyed before they do the same to you.

    TECHNICAL
    Game ID: GR

    Main CPU: Motorola M6809 (@ 1.536 Mhz)
    Sound CPU: Motorola M6809 (@ 1.536 Mhz)
    Sound Chips: Namco 8-channel WSG, custom DAC (for speech)

    Players: 2
    Control: 8-way joystick
    Buttons: 2

    TRIVIA
    Grobda was released in October 1984 in Japan.

    Grobda's tank was one of the enemies in "Xevious".

    TIPS AND TRICKS
    • Easter Egg:
    1) Enter service mode.
    2) Set coin A to 1 Coin / 1 Credit, set coin B to 1 Coin / 4 Credits, set Freeze to On, set Lives to 1, set Difficulty to Rank C, set Demo Sounds to Off, set Level Select to Off, set Bonus Life to 10k.
    3) Press the service switch to display the grid and press (all together) Right+Button1+Start2.
    4) '© NAMCO LTD. 1984' will appear on the screen.

    SERIES
    • Grobda (1984, Arcade)
    • Grobda Remix (2010, Wii): part of "Namco Museum Megamix".

    STAFF
    Game designed and produced by: Masanobu Endoh (EVE200 End)
    Programmed by: Hosei Wait
    Music composed by: Yuri Keino
    Engineer: Tall Ogawa
    Graphic designed by: You. Shino
    Debugged by: Tama Chang

    PORTS
    • CONSOLES:
    [AU] Sony PlayStation (1996) "Namco Museum Vol.2 [Model SCES-00267]"
    [JP] Sony PlayStation (feb.9, 1996) "Namco Museum Vol.2 [Model SLPS-00210]"
    [US] Sony PlayStation (sept.30, 1996) "Namco Museum Vol.2 [Model SLUS-00216]"
    [EU] Sony PlayStation (nov.1996) "Namco Museum Vol.2 [Model SCES-00267]"
    [US] Microsoft XBOX 360 (nov.4, 2008) "Namco Museum: Virtual Arcade [Model 21022]"
    [EU] Microsoft XBOX 360 (may.15, 2009) "Namco Museum - Virtual Arcade"
    [AU] Microsoft XBOX 360 (june.3, 2009) "Namco Museum - Virtual Arcade"
    [JP] Microsoft XBOX 360 (nov.5, 2009) "Namco Museum - Virtual Arcade [Model 2RD-00001]"
    [JP] Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console Arcade] (nov.10, 2009)
    [US] Nintendo Wii (2010) "Namco Museum Megamix"

    • HANDHELDS:
    [US] Sony PSP (aug.23, 2005) "Namco Museum Battle Collection [Model ULUS-10035]"
    [EU] Sony PSP (dec.9, 2005) "Namco Museum Battle Collection [Model UCES-00116]"
    [JP] Sony PSP (feb.23, 2006) "Namco Museum Vol.2 [Model ULJS-00047]"
    [KO] Sony PSP (nov.8, 2007) "Namco Museum Vol.2"

    • COMPUTERS:
    [JP] NEC PC-6001 Mk2 (198?)
    [JP] Sharp X68000 by L. Sound
    [JP] NEC PC8801 (1986) by Denpa
    [JP] Sharp X1
    [JP] Sharp MZ-2000
    [JP] PC [MS Windows, CD-ROM] (nov.28, 1997) "Namco History Vol.2"

    • OTHERS:
    [US] Arcade (2018) "Pac-Man's Pixel Bash"

    CONTRIBUTE
    Edit this entry: https://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=1020&o=2
    Informations provided by © Alexis Bousiges
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    NOTICE: The short version was discontinued in November 2019
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