The following is only for use with the Space Ace DIP Switch Remap ROM or the Dragon's Lair / Space Ace Combo ROMs running on Cinematronics hardware.
Developed by Dave Hallock, Jeff Kinder, and Jeff Kulczycki - April 9, 2002

If you have a standard Cinematronics Space Ace, please refer to the Space Ace DIP switch chart taken from the manual.

SPACE ACE DIP SWITCH REMAP SETTINGS - grouped by function  (see below for settings sorted by switch number)

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A. ATTRACT MODE SOUND

Always off B1=OFF
Plays every 8th time B0=OFF, B1=ON
Always on B0=ON, B1=ON


B. NUMBER OF COINS REQUIRED FOR ONE CREDIT

2 A0=ON, A4=ON
3 A0=OFF, A4=ON
2 credits at all times / free play A4=OFF


C. NUMBER OF LIVES PER CREDIT

3 A5=ON, B2=ON
5 A5=OFF, B2=ON
Unlimited lives for testing purposes B2=OFF


D. PLAYTEST AND DIAGNOSTICS

Normal operation A3=ON, A7=ON
Playtest for engineering use A3=OFF
To run diagnostics, set A7 to ON, and power up the game. After you hear two beeps, turn A7 to OFF. Turn A7 back to ON to end diagnostics. A7=First ON, then OFF


E. GAME DIFFICULTY LEVELS

Difficulty will increase when a player survives 3 consecutive scenes. B4=ON
Difficulty will increase when a player survives 5 consecutive scenes. B4=OFF
Fast difficulty increase B7=ON
Slow difficulty increase B7=OFF


F. SKILL LEVEL SELECTION

Normal Mode (control panel skill level buttons are enabled) B5=ON, B6=ON
Always SPACE ACE skill level B5=ON, B6=OFF
Always CAPTAIN skill level B5=OFF, B6=ON
Always CADET skill level B5=OFF, B6=OFF


G. VIDEODISC PLAYER MODEL SELECTION

Pioneer PR-7820 B3=ON
Pioneer LD-V1000 B3=OFF

NOTE:  The original Space Ace DIP switch option for 'enable frame display' is no longer available.


SPACE ACE DIP SWITCH REMAP SETTINGS - sorted by switch number

  ON OFF
A0 2 coins required per credit 3 coins required per credit
A1 Not Used Not Used
A2 Not Used Not Used
A3 Normal Playtest mode for engineering use
A4 Normal 2 credits at all times / free play
A5 3 lives per credit 5 lives per credit
A6 Not Used Not Used
A7 Normal Diagnostics mode - set A7 to ON and power up the game.  After you hear two beeps, turn A7 to OFF.  Turn A7 back to ON to end diagnostics.
B0 If B1 is ON:
Attract mode sound is always present.
If B1 is ON:
Attract mode sound plays only every 8th time.
B1 Attract mode sound is enabled. Attract mode sound is always off.
B2 Normal Unlimited lives for testing purposes
B3 Pioneer model PR-7820 videodisc player Pioneer model LD-V1000 videodisc player
B4 Difficulty will increase when a player survives 3 consecutive scenes. Difficulty will increase when a player survives 5 consecutive scenes.
B5    B6
ON    ON   -  Normal Mode (control panel skill level buttons are enabled)
ON    OFF -  Always SPACE ACE skill level
OFF   ON  -  Always CAPTAIN skill level
OFF   OFF -  Always CADET skill level
B7 Fast difficulty increase Slow difficulty increase

NOTE:  The original Space Ace DIP switch option for 'enable frame display' is no longer available.

 


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