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BombJack DS

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BombJack DS
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General
Author(s)Copper
TypeArcade Emulator
Version1.2.1
LicenceMixed
Links
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Bombjack DS is an emulator for the platformer arcade game Bomb Jack, originally released in 1984 by Tehkan (later known as Tecmo).

Installation

Note: In order to use this emulator, you will need to obtain MAME roms (Mame 0.139 compatible romset).

Download and extract file.

DLDI patch .nds file if needed, and copy it to the root directory of the card.

Put the MAME's ROM files at the root or in the /MAMERoms/ subdirectory on flashcard.

User guide

Supported sets

Name ROM Parent ROM
Bomb Jack (set 1) bombjack
Bomb Jack (set 2) bombjack2 bombjack

You may need to rename the romset (please refer to Changelog [1]).

Controls

Menu:

Stylus - Select game and difficulty levels

A - Play selected game

B - Zoom images list

L/R - Accelerate, Slow down, Reverse images scrolling

In game:

D-Pad - Play

Start - Insert coin player 1

Select - Insert coin player 2

A - Start game (one player), Jump

B - Start game (two players)

R/L - Save/load state

Y - Yes, Confirm save/load state

X - Exit, Cancel save/load state

Media

Changelog

V1.2.1 14/05/2011

  • ROM sets changes: bombjac2.* must be renamed bombjack2.* (thanks Another World).

V1.2 08/05/2011

  • Compiled with libnds libnds 1.5.0+ & devkitarm R32.
  • Compatible with CYCLODS iEvolution B6 in DSi mode.
  • Emulator settings stored.

V1.1 24/05/2009

  • Emulator state save/load.
  • Sound improved.

V1.0.2 09/05/2009

  • Hi-scores load fixed.

V1.0.1 09/05/2009

  • Marquee image changed (thanks progds).
  • Used set is now saved after reset.

V1.0 07/05/2009

  • First version.
  • Compiled with libnds 1.3.2.
  • File rom is unziped by the emulator.
  • Hi-scores are saved.
  • Optimised display with parallax scrolling.

Credits

MAME Teams, Reesy for DrZ80 emulator.