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|ID||Category [?]||Severity [?]||Reproducibility||Date Submitted||Last Update|
|07892||Gameplay||Minor||Always||Mar 1, 2021, 08:48||13 days ago|
|Assigned To||hackbar||Resolution||Fixed||OS||Linux (64-bit)|
|Version||0.229||Fixed in Version||0.240GIT||Build||64-bit|
|Fixed in Git Commit||a6addb1||Github Pull Request #||#9141|
|Summary||07892: sxeviousj: Inserting coin automatically start 2 player game with issues|
Insert one coin.
Automatically start 2 player game not using the inserted credit.
Solvalou goes totally to left without player input.
When that gameplay end is possible start an new gameplay with correct control input.
To play need insert one coin wait to both 2 player game end or insert coin and after reset.
Only affect sxeviousj.
|Steps To Reproduce|
|Affected Sets / Systems||sxeviousj|
Mar 1, 2021, 11:16
edited on: Mar 1, 2021, 11:17
In particular, work done on April 25, 2020 seems to be the culprit.
Namco custom chip improvements
Given the fact that it 'clears up' after the failed start tends to suggest a race condition as mentioned in the source text of one of the custom control chips.
Note that Xevious has a potential race condition at 0xE9. It checks if
Why it only affects SXEVIOUSJ, it is unknown. All other tested xevious/clone sets do not exhibit this under testing.
Aug 26, 2021, 13:46
|I've noticed a similar issue with xeviousa / xeviousb at least, sometimes you'll insert a coin, it will show FF credits, automatically start a game, and automatically move you to the bottom left (controls don't work) not sure if it's related.|
22 days ago
|This is fixed by https://github.com/mamedev/mame/pull/9056 .|