Boulder Dash

The Arcade Video Game PCB by First Star Soft., Inc.

Boulder Dash screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

Information for the following ROM(s): mf_bdash

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade Video Game PCB

Boulder Dash © 1984 Exidy / First Star Software.


Rockford digs feverishly, as boulders crash down all around him, through 16 mystical caves and five levels of difficulty.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PICTURE :
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Boulder Dash the  Arcade Video Game PCB
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(members only)
Max-A-Flex hardware

Main CPU : MOS Technology M6502 (@ 1.78979 Mhz), Motorola M68705 (@ 3.579545 Mhz)
Sound Chips : POKEY (@ 1.78979 Mhz), Speaker

Players : 4
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 2

SERIES

1. Boulder Dash (1984)
2. Boulder Dash 2 – Rockford's Revenge (1986)
3. Super Boulder Dash (1986)
4. Boulder Dash III (1986)
5. Boulder Dash Construction Kit (1987)
6. Rockford (1988)
7. Boulder Dash EX (2002, Nintendo Gameboy Advance)
8. Boulder Dash - M.E.
9. Boulder Dash - M.E. 2
10. Boulder Dash XL (2011, Xbox Live Arcade)

STAFF

By : Peter Liepa
With : Chris Gray

PORTS

CONSOLES:
Atari 2600
Atari XEGS
Colecovision [US] (1984) [Model TC-203]
Super Cassette Vision (1984)
[EU] Nintendo NES (1990) [Model NES-XB]
[JP] Nintendo Famicom (mar.23, 1990) [Model DFC-XB]
[US] Nintendo NES (june.1990) [Model NES-XB]
[EU] Nintendo Game Boy (1990)
[JP] Nintendo Game Boy (sept.21, 1990) [Model DMG-BDA]
[EU] Nintendo Wii (sept.19, 2008, "Virtual Console" - C64 version)
[US] Nintendo Wii (june.1, 2009, "Virtual Console" - C64 version)

COMPUTERS:
PC [MS-DOS] [US] (1984)
FM-7 [JP] (nov.1984)
[EU] Acorn Electron
[EU] Sinclair ZX Spectrum (1984)
[US] Commodore C64 [EU] (1984)
[EU] Amstrad CPC (1984)
Atari 400/800 [US] (1984)
Apple II E [US] (1984)
Epoch Cassette Vision [JP] (1985) [Model 11 NO.09160]
MSX [EU] (1985)
[EU] Sinclair ZX Spectrum (1985, Budget edition)
BBC Micro [EU] (1988)
Commodure Amiga [EU] (1989)

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Machine's picture.