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brvbladea: MAME ROM Information.


Brave Blade (c) 2000 Eighting / Raizing.

A 3-D vertically scrolling shoot'em up.


Main CPU : SPU (@ 16.9344 Mhz)

Sound CPU : 68000 (@ 12 Mhz)

Sound Chips : SPU (@ 12 Mhz), YMF271 (@ 12 Mhz)

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 3


Released in May 2000.

Brave Blade is the last Eighting/Raizing's arcade video game.

The game forbids the initials 'SEX' on the high score table. If you try, it gets changed to '???'.


Planning & Design : Mitsuakira Tatsuta

Planning & Program : Kenji Shibayama

Staff : Masaharu Tokutake, Syouji Mizumoto, Yuki Yonei, Tomotaka Takeuchi, Hiroshi Sato, Kenichi Sato, Kenichi Yokoh, Manabu Namiki, Hiroshi Tahara

Advance : Susumu Hibi

Supervision : Yuichi Toyama, Yuichi Ochiai

Producer : Masato Toyoshima


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.74u2 [?]

0.71 [smf, MooglyGuy]

Artwork available


- 0.138u2: Added clones Brave Blade (USA), (Japan) and (Asia). David Haywood added default EEPROMs for each Brave Blade region. Changed parent description to 'Brave Blade (World)'.

- 3rd December 2006: Mr. Do - We have the instruction card for Brave Blade from TheSheep.

- 0.82u1: Changed 68000 CPU1 clock speed to 12MHz and a user2 rom address to $800000.

- 0.81u8: Ville Linde fixed YMF271 sound pitch and this improves music in Brave Blade.

- 0.81u5: David Haywood fixed Brave Blade - Game now playable. Fixed user2 rom loading.

- 14th April 2004: David Haywood fixed Brave Blade in the ZN driver so that it is fully playable with correct graphics now, and smf improved the bankswitching in it further.

- 0.81u4: Fixed cpu2 rom address.

- 5th April 2004: smf added the CDP GTE opcode for Brave Blade.

- 0.81u3: Added 68000 (8MHz) CPU2 and YMF271 sound. Changed video aspect ratio to 3:4. Fixed user2/sound1 rom loading.

- 4th April 2004: Olivier Galibert fixed Brave Blade so that it boots and R. Belmont improved its emulation somewhat.

- 0.81: Added new 4MB sound1 roms and fixed sound1 roms address to $400000.

- 0.79u3: Added missing user1 rom ($0) and PSX_SPU sound.

- 0.78: smf changed region user1 to cpu2/sound1.

- 0.74u2: Added Brave Blade (JAPAN) (Raizing 2000).

- 0.71: smf and MooglyGuy added Brave Blade (JAPAN) (Testdriver).


Other Emulators:

* ZiNc

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Romset: 13314 kb / 7 files / 6.59 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="brvbladea" sourcefile="zn.c" cloneof="brvblade" romof="brvblade">
              <description>Brave Blade (Asia)</description>
              <manufacturer>Eighting / Raizing</manufacturer>
              <rom name="coh-1002m.353" merge="coh-1002m.353" size="524288" crc="69ffbcb4" sha1="03eb2febfab3fcde716defff291babd9392de965" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="flash0.021" merge="flash0.021" size="2097152" crc="97e12c63" sha1="382970617a363f6c98ee741f26be6a75c9752bdb" region="user2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="flash1.024" merge="flash1.024" size="2097152" crc="d9d40a34" sha1="c91dbc6f85404e9397fa79a4bac28e8c3c1a5228" region="user2" offset="200000"/>
              <rom name="ra-bbl_rom1.028" merge="ra-bbl_rom1.028" size="4194304" crc="418535e0" sha1="7c443e651704f2cd552565c35f4a93f2dc250558" region="user2" offset="800000"/>
              <rom name="spu1u412.bin" merge="spu1u412.bin" size="524288" crc="6408b5b2" sha1="ba60aa1074df87e98fa260211e9ec99cea25023f" region="audiocpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="spu0u049.bin" merge="spu0u049.bin" size="524288" crc="c9df8ed9" sha1="00a58522189091c48d781b6703e4378e04343c33" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ra-bbl_rom2.336" merge="ra-bbl_rom2.336" size="4194304" crc="cd052c02" sha1="d955a70a89b3b1a0b505a05c0887c399fe7a2c68" region="ymf" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="at28c16_asia" size="2048" crc="adb1aa3d" sha1="118a17b8a15108666e4f9f2d1798031b3b893536" region="at28c16" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="CXD8530CQ" clock="67737600"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="68000" clock="12000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="spu" name="SPU" clock="33868800"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymf" name="YMF271" clock="16934400"/>
              <display tag="gpu:screen" type="raster" rotate="270" width="640" height="480" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="4" buttons="3" coins="4" service="yes" tilt="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Freeze" tag="DSW" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSW" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <driver status="imperfect" emulation="good" color="good" sound="imperfect" graphic="imperfect" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="65536"/>

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