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MrBoom (Portable)


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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 2/14/2019.

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screenshot of MrBoom

Mr.Boom is a Bomberman clone for the RetroArch platform and was converted from DOS assembly using asm2c.

It runs on all RetroArch platforms: Android, Linux, Mac Os X, Nintendo Gamecube (NGC), Nintendo Wii, Raspberry Pi, Sony Playstation 3 (PS3), Sony Playstation Portable (PSP), Windows, Xbox, Xbox360...

It can also be compiled as a stand-alone version using SDL2.

It supports up to 8 players and features like netplay, AI bots (new C++ feature), pushing bombs, remote controls and kangaroo riding...

Check the Downloading and Playing Mr. Boom Core video.

You can find netplay games by joining the retroarch discord channel or #mrboom on freenode!

Options available:

  • Team mode by color or by sex.
  • No monster mode.
  • Drop bomb button autofire.

This manual page documents briefly the mrboom command.

mrboom is an SDL2 version of the original 1999 version of Mr. Boom


The goal of the game is to bomb away your enemies and other players. Bomberman is controlled with the keyboard or with (up to 8) joy-pads.


  • Space - Add a bomberman bot
  • Return - Start a game
  • ESC - Quit

1st player

  • Left - Left
  • Right - Right
  • Up - Up
  • Down - Down
  • Right Ctrl, End, Right GUI - Lay bomb
  • Right Alt or PageDown - Ignite bomb
  • Right Shift or Home - Jump

2nd player

  • A - Left
  • D - Right
  • W - Up
  • S - Down
  • Left Ctrl, Left GUI - Lay bomb
  • Left Alt - Ignite bomb
  • Left Shift - Jump


  • -f, --fx x FX volume: with x from 0 to 10.
  • -h, --help Show summary of options.
  • -m, --nomonster No monster mode.
  • -s, --sex Sex team mode.
  • -c, --color Color team mode.
  • -n, --noautofire No autofire for bomb drop.
  • -v, --version Show version of program.
  • -z, --nomusic No music.
  • -k, --skynet Humans vs. machines mode


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To install MrBoom (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install mrboom

To upgrade MrBoom (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade mrboom


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageName   = 'mrboom' 
    $toolsDir      = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url           = ''
    $checksum      = '13B64AE7B4BD03AB1CE3807B8F3B6098E94BBEDE24F5224E85FE201A5C3B627A'
    $PortableEXE   = 'MrBoom.exe'
    $ShortcutName  = 'MrBoom.lnk'
    $bits          = Get-ProcessorBits
    if ($bits -eq 32)
    	Write-Warning "  ** MrBoom is 64 bit Windows only. Aborting..."
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName    = $packageName
      unzipLocation  = $toolsDir
      fileType       = 'ZIP' 
      url            = $url
      checksum       = $checksum 
      checksumType   = 'sha256'
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
    Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$env:Public\Desktop\$ShortcutName" -targetPath "$toolsDir\$PortableEXE" -WorkingDirectory "$toolsDir\$packageName" -iconLocation "$toolsDir\mrboom.ico"
    Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$env:ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\$ShortcutName" -targetPath "$toolsDir\$PortableEXE" -WorkingDirectory "$toolsDir\$packageName" -iconLocation "$toolsDir\mrboom.ico"
  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageName  = 'mrboom'
    $ShortcutName = 'MrBoom.lnk'
    Remove-Item "$env:Public\Desktop\$ShortcutName" -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
    Remove-Item "$env:ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\$ShortcutName" -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
  • tools\mrboom.ico

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Remdy Software


Copyright (c) Remdy Software


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
MrBoom (Portable) 4.5 167 Tuesday, May 8, 2018 approved
MrBoom (Portable) 4.4 205 Monday, March 5, 2018 approved
MrBoom (Portable) 4.1 187 Thursday, January 4, 2018 approved
MrBoom (Portable) 3.8 203 Sunday, October 29, 2017 approved
MrBoom (Portable) 3.7 225 Sunday, October 8, 2017 approved

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