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darkedgej: MAME ROM Information.


Dark Edge (c) 1992 Sega.

A futuristic 3-D fighting game. While the game does not use polygons, sprite and environment scaling is used to give the game a depth of 3-D movement, as the characters circle around each other on the playfield.


Sega System 32 hardware

Main CPU : V60 (@ 16.10795 Mhz), Z80 (@ 8.053975 Mhz)

Sound Chips : (2x) YM3438 (@ 8.053975 Mhz), RF5C68 (@ 12.5 Mhz)

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick



Even if titlescreen says 1992, Dark Edge was released in January 1993 in Japan.

Sega's first 3-D one-on-one fighting game.


Game Design : Tamichi Ohtsu

Program : Hiromasa Kaneko, Manabu Ishihara, Kenji Tohma

Graphics Design : Masayuki Hasegawa, Shinichi Nakagawa, Kenji Arai, Hiroyuki Izuno

Sound Design : Tomoyuki Kawamura

Sound Adviser : Koichi Namiki

English Text : Hisaki Nimiya


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.87u2 [?]

0.74u2 [?]

0.63 [?]


- 0.140u2: Fixed rom names.

- 15th August 2009: Guru - From Korea thanks to gp-lee we got Dark Edge (Sega 1992 with 317-0204 FD1149).

- 0.133u1: Renamed (darkedgj) to (darkedgej).

- 0.100u4: Anonymous fixed protection in Dark Edge - Game now playable.

- 0.97u2: Removed 6th button.

- 0.89u5: Added 6th button.

- 0.87u2: Added Dark Edge (World). Changed 'Dark Edge' to clone 'Dark Edge (Japan)'. Renamed (darkedge) to (darkedgj).

- 0.78: Added button 5.

- 0.74u2: Added Dark Edge (Sega 1992).

- 0.63: Added Dark Edge (Testdriver).


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Romset: 21120 kb / 15 files / 6.89 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="darkedgej" sourcefile="segas32.c" cloneof="darkedge" romof="darkedge">
              <description>Dark Edge (Japan)</description>
              <rom name="epr-15244.ic8" size="524288" crc="0db138cb" sha1="79ccb754e0d816b395b536a6d9c5a6e93168a913" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="epr-15243.ic36" merge="epr-15243.ic36" size="131072" crc="08ca5f11" sha1="c2c48d2f02770941a93794f82cb407d6264904d2" region="soundcpu" offset="100000"/>
              <rom name="mpr-15242.ic35" merge="mpr-15242.ic35" size="1048576" crc="ffb7d917" sha1="bfeae1a2bd7250edb695b7034f6b1f851f6fd48a" region="soundcpu" offset="200000"/>
              <rom name="mpr-15241.ic34" merge="mpr-15241.ic34" size="1048576" crc="8eccc4fe" sha1="119724b9b6d2b51ad4f065ebf74d200960090e68" region="soundcpu" offset="300000"/>
              <rom name="mpr-15240.ic24" merge="mpr-15240.ic24" size="1048576" crc="867d59e8" sha1="fb1c0d26dbb1bde9d8bc86419cd911b8e37bf923" region="soundcpu" offset="400000"/>
              <rom name="mpr-15248.ic14" merge="mpr-15248.ic14" size="524288" crc="185b308b" sha1="a49c1b752b3c4355560e0cd712fb9a096140e37b" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="mpr-15247.ic5" merge="mpr-15247.ic5" size="524288" crc="be21548c" sha1="2e315aadc2a0b781c3ee3fe71c75eb1f43514eff" region="gfx1" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="mpr-15249.ic32" merge="mpr-15249.ic32" size="2097152" crc="2b4371a8" sha1="47f448bfbc068f2d0cdedd81bcd280823d5758a3" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="mpr-15251.ic30" merge="mpr-15251.ic30" size="2097152" crc="efe2d689" sha1="af22153ea3afdde3732f881087c642170f91d745" region="gfx2" offset="2"/>
              <rom name="mpr-15253.ic28" merge="mpr-15253.ic28" size="2097152" crc="8356ed01" sha1="a28747813807361c7d0c722a94e194caea8bfab6" region="gfx2" offset="4"/>
              <rom name="mpr-15255.ic26" merge="mpr-15255.ic26" size="2097152" crc="ff04a5b0" sha1="d4548f9da014ba5249c2f75d654a2a88c095aaf8" region="gfx2" offset="6"/>
              <rom name="mpr-15250.ic31" merge="mpr-15250.ic31" size="2097152" crc="c5cab71a" sha1="111c69c40a39c3fceef38f5876e1dcf7ac2fbee2" region="gfx2" offset="800000"/>
              <rom name="mpr-15252.ic29" merge="mpr-15252.ic29" size="2097152" crc="f8885fea" sha1="ef944df5f6fd64813734056ad2a150f518c75459" region="gfx2" offset="800002"/>
              <rom name="mpr-15254.ic27" merge="mpr-15254.ic27" size="2097152" crc="7765424b" sha1="7cd4c275f6333beeea62dd65a769e11650c68923" region="gfx2" offset="800004"/>
              <rom name="mpr-15256.ic25" merge="mpr-15256.ic25" size="2097152" crc="44c36b62" sha1="4c7f2cc4347ef2126dcbf43e8dce8500e52b5f8e" region="gfx2" offset="800006"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="V60" clock="16107950"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="soundcpu" name="Z80" clock="8053975"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ym1" name="YM3438" clock="8053975"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ym2" name="YM3438" clock="8053975"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rfsnd" name="RF5C68" clock="12500000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="416" height="224" refresh="60.000000" pixclock="6539520" htotal="416" hbend="0" hbstart="416" vtotal="262" vbend="0" vbstart="224" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="5" coins="2" service="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <driver status="imperfect" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="imperfect" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="16384"/>

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