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Last Update:

29 Oct 2017

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Remdy Software


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MrBoom (Portable)

This is not the latest version of MrBoom (Portable) available.

3.8 | Updated: 29 Oct 2017



Downloads of v 3.8:



Software Author(s):

  • Remdy Software

MrBoom (Portable) 3.8

This is not the latest version of MrBoom (Portable) available.

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


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


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


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade mrboom -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade mrboom -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure mrboom installed
    name: mrboom
    state: present
    version: 3.8
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

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chocolatey_package 'mrboom' do
  action    :install
  version  '3.8'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: mrboom,
    Version: 3.8,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller mrboom
   Name     = 'mrboom'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '3.8'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'mrboom':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '3.8',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install mrboom version="3.8" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved by moderator AdmiringWorm on 03 Nov 2017.


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
  • RCtrl - Lay bomb
  • RAlt - Ignite bomb
  • RShift - Jump

2nd player

  • A - Left
  • D - Right
  • W - Up
  • S - Down
  • LCtrl - Lay bomb
  • LAlt - Ignite bomb
  • LShift - 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.


$packageName   = 'mrboom' 
$toolsDir      = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url           = ''
$checksum      = 'EA2BD59DC250C1C643EC37043AEEB2963A39B7BCE83263B8BB01BD96D65477AE'
$ExeFile       = 'MrBoom.exe'
$ShortcutName  = 'MrBoom.lnk'
$bits          = Get-ProcessorBits

if ($bits -eq 32)
	Write-Host "MrBoom is 64 bit only. Aborting." -foreground red -backgroundcolor blue
   } else {

$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\$ExeFile" -WorkingDirectory "$toolsDir\$packageName" -iconLocation "$toolsDir\mrboom.ico"
Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$env:ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\$ShortcutName" -targetPath "$toolsDir\$ExeFile" -WorkingDirectory "$toolsDir\$packageName" -iconLocation "$toolsDir\mrboom.ico"
$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'


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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
MrBoom (Portable) 4.9 55 Tuesday, September 22, 2020 Approved
MrBoom (Portable) 4.7 370 Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Approved
MrBoom (Portable) 4.5 233 Tuesday, May 8, 2018 Approved
MrBoom (Portable) 4.4 273 Monday, March 5, 2018 Approved
MrBoom (Portable) 4.1 261 Thursday, January 4, 2018 Approved
MrBoom (Portable) 3.8 279 Sunday, October 29, 2017 Approved
MrBoom (Portable) 3.7 302 Sunday, October 8, 2017 Approved

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