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ID Category [?] Severity [?] Reproducibility Date Submitted Last Update
03641 Graphics Minor Always 2010-01-04 19:10 2011-08-31 16:48
Tester Tain View Status Public Platform MAME (Official Binary)
Assigned To M.A.S.H. Resolution Fixed OS Windows Vista/7 (64-bit)
Status [?] Resolved   Driver segas24.c
Version 0.136 Fixed in Version 0.143u5 Build Normal
Summary 03641: sspirits, gground: Only half of the game's frames are rendered.
Description MAME reports 100% speed with zero frameskipping, yet the game is running at half the framerate. Due to this, in Scramble Spirits, when the player's ship spawns, it will either appear solid or completely invisible for the duration of the player's invincibility period (when it should be flickering). This makes me think that the game isn't supposed to be running at this framerate.

Gain Ground also seems affected by this.

The last MAME binary I tried that has these games running at their full framerate was 0.129.
Steps To Reproduce
Additional Information
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Regression Version 0.129u6
Affected Sets / Systems sspirits, gground
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- Relationships
related to 03195ResolvedM.A.S.H. crkdown: graphic artifacts and speed drop during gameplay 
related to 04475ResolvedM.A.S.H. quizmeku: Missing gfx 

-  Notes
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Tafoid (Administrator)
2010-01-04 19:36

I'm not so sure this is a frame rate issue. I isolated a version which this behavior started (0.129u6) as tested with sspirits ship flickering when you start.

I'll confirm the behavior, but wait for some knowledge Dev to comment on what is supposed to be correct.
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Haze (Developer)
2010-01-04 20:19

the timers are completely broken in system24, hence the bad flckering in crackdown, and the observed issues in gain ground / sspirits.

It's the same bug as
http://www.mametesters.org/view.php?id=3195

anyway, just different symptoms.
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Tafoid (Administrator)
2010-01-04 20:32

Doh.. thanks for the info, Haze. I'll set it up as related.
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haynor666 (Tester)
2011-01-13 21:34

Any plans to fix this?
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Haze (Developer)
2011-01-13 23:53

Only in as much as there are plans to fix anything else....