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Mr.Boom (Bomberman)

Background

Mr.Boom is an up to 8 player Bomberman clone ported to the libretro API.

The goal of the game is to bomb away your enemies and other players.

The Mr.Boom core has been authored by

  • Remdy Software

The Mr.Boom core is licensed under

A summary of the licenses behind RetroArch and its cores can be found here.

Extensions

The Mr.Boom core does not feature extension use. Just load and start the core.

Features

Feature Supported
Saves
States
Rewind
Netplay
RetroAchievements
RetroArch Cheats
Native Cheats
Controllers
Remapping
Multi-Mouse
Rumble
Sensors
Camera
Location
Subsystem

The Mr.Boom core's directory name is 'Mr.Boom'

Save states are saved/loaded to and from where state files are stored.

Geometry and timing

  • The Mr. Boom core's core provided FPS is 60
  • The Mr. Boom core's core provided sample rate is 48000 Hz
  • The Mr. Boom core's core provided base width is 320
  • The Mr. Boom core's core provided base height is 200
  • The Mr. Boom core's core provided aspect ratio is 8/5 (native), 4/3 or 16/9

Core options

The Mr.Boom core has the following option(s) that can be tweaked from the core options menu. The default setting is bolded.

  • Team mode (Selfie/Color/Sex): Team mode color.

  • Monsters (Off/On): Awaiting description. Enable or disable monsters.

Monsters - On

Monsters - Off

  • Drop bomb autofire (Off/On): Enables Drop bomb autofire mode. Holding down the Drop bomb button will repeatedly use the Drop bomb action. (Potentially useful when used in conjunction with certain powerups)

Controllers

The Mr.Boom core supports the following controller setting(s), bolded controller settings are the default for the specified user(s):

User 1 - 16 Device Type(s)

  • RetroPad - Joypad with analog

  • RetroPad w/Analog - There is no reason to switch to this.

Controllers graph

RetroPad Inputs Mr.Boom core inputs
Drop Bomb/Join game
Add a bomberman bot (while in the join game screen)
Start game
Up/Push bomb
Down/Push bomb
Left/Push bomb
Right/Push bomb
Detonate bomb (when you have the Remote control power)/Join game
Jump (while riding a Kangaroo)/Join game)

Last update: 2022-09-18