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Discs of Tron (Upright)

0.34b4 [Nicola Salmoria]

0.28 [Christopher Kirmse, Aaron Giles, Nicola Salmoria]


Bugs:

- Clone dotrone: Player 1 Start doesn't work after entering 2 coins (1 credit appears). However if you enter 2 more coins (2 credits appear) and then press Player 1 Start, a 2-player game commences. dotrone0101u5yel Twisty


WIP:

- 0.109u2: Added prom ($20 - lamp sequencer) to clone Discs of Tron (Environmental).

- 0.106u10: Aaron Giles updated Discs of Tron to support the new artwork system.

- 0.100u3: Removed cpu3 roms. Only clone Discs of Tron (Environmental) used the roms.

- 0.98u4: Removed M6802 CPU3 and TMS5220 speech in Discs of Tron (Upright) and clone (Upright alternate).

- 0.98u1: Fixed cpu3 roms addresses and removed 3rd sound channel.

- 0.93: Added 3rd sound channel.

- 0.63: Added clone Discs of Tron (Upright alternate).

- 0.61: Changed visible area to 512x480 and palettesize from 32832 to 64 colors.

- 18th August 2001: Nicola Salmoria adjusted the Discs of Tron driver for new artwork.

- 0.54: Changed visible area to 684x642.

- 16th April 2001: Mathis Rosenhauer fixed another artwork system problem, and fixed Discs of Tron from crashing.

- 0.37b3: Changed palettesize from 254 to 32832 colors.

- 28th November 1999: Zsolt Vasvari fixed dotron in 16bpp.

- 16th November 1999: Mathis Rosenhauer fixed Discs of Tron backdrop.

- 0.36b8: Nicola Salmoria change the mouse buttons to no longer aliases for joystick buttons, they are independently recognized. They are still considered "joystick" inputs though, so if you want to use them you have to redefine the controls in the Joystick menu. This is a minor annoyance that was needed to allow interfacing a Discs of Tron controller to the mouse port (spinner + up and down switches) while still using joystick buttons 1 and 2 for fire and deflect.

- 0.35b12: Changed M6802 CPU3 clock speed to 895000 Hz.

- 0.35b10: Changed M6802 CPU3 clock speed to 3580000 Hz.

- 0.34b8: Mathis Rosenhauer support background light in Discs of Tron.

- 0.34b4: Nicola Salmoria added Discs of Tron (Upright). Renamed (dotron) to (dotrone). Mathis Rosenhauer and Brandon Kirkpatrick added preliminary backdrop support in Discs of Tron. The background image must be called ARTWORK/DOTRON.PNG. Jim Thevenot fixed hang on level 7 of Discs of Tron.

- 0.33b4: Nicola Salmoria fixed -ror and -rol with ORIENTATION_FLIP_X games (e.g. Discs of Tron).

- 0.30: Frank Palazzolo added a TI TMS5220 speech emulator to MAME and Aaron Giles added the TMS5220 speech to Discs of Tron.

- 0.28: Added Discs of Tron (Bally Midway 1983). Speech is not emulated and the game stops when you reach the level where you can aim up and down.


PLAY INSTRUCTIONS:

- You are TRON in blue. SARK is out to defeat you! Throw discs and hit him.

- Position aiming target on wall with knob and throw with trigger.

- To deflect discs: Hold in deflect button. Hit SARK 2 times to advance. Grazing SARK is not a hit. Hit chasers 2 times to destroy them.

- When the ring platforms move up and down... change target level by moving the knob up and down.

- 1000 points for hit SARK, 200 for graze SHARK, 100 for hit a SARK disc, 200 for Enery Pellets, 400 for Chasers and 800 for Super Chasers. Super Chasers and Enery Pellets cannot be deflected!


Other Emulators:

* Retrocade


Movie: Tron

Genre: Computer Hi-Tek

Year: USA 1982

Director: Steven Lisberger

Studio: Walt Disney

Cast: Jeff Bridges, David Warner, Bruce Boxleitner, Barnard Hughes, Cindy Morgan, Peter Jurasik


Recommended Games:

Tron


Romset: 153 kb / 19 files / 64.1 zip