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ID Category [?] Severity [?] Reproducibility Date Submitted Last Update
08596 DIP/Input Minor Always Apr 3, 2023, 13:16 Apr 7, 2023, 04:59
Tester Ellimist View Status Public Platform MAME (Official Binary)
Assigned To Resolution Bugs That Aren't Bugs OS Windows 10/11 (64-bit)
Status [?] Resolved Driver
Version 0.253 Fixed in Version Build 64-bit
Fixed in Git Commit Github Pull Request #
Summary 08596: halleysc, halleyscjp, halleyscja, halleyscj, halleysc87: DIP Switch Non-Functional
Description Hello,

The DIP Switches in Halley's Comet for "Invincibility" and "Infinite Lives" do not seem to be functional.
Steps To Reproduce Start any of the Halley's Comet ROMS: halleysc, halleyscjp, halleyscja, halleyscj, halleysc87

Change DIP Switch of Invincibility and Infinite Lives to On

Insert Coins and Start

Get slapped by an enemy
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Affected Sets / Systems halleysc, halleyscjp, halleyscja, halleyscj, halleysc87
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Senior Tester
Apr 3, 2023, 13:47
edited on: Apr 3, 2023, 13:48
as noted in the source

/* From US manual : "DIP SW 2 is not used and all contacts should be set off."
  However, they enable debug features if you press START1 during the boot sequence. */

so if you want those to do anything you must boot with start held down
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Apr 3, 2023, 14:36
Confirmed, DIPS working with Start Held down

Interestingly not working with lib_mameretro but will go report over to their project.

Thank you!
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Apr 6, 2023, 17:36
That bug report title name need to be renamed.