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dynagear: MAME ROM Information.


Dyna Gear - An Action Adventure On The Era Of Dinosaur (c) 1993 Sammy.

An action / platform game.


Main CPU : V60

Sound Chips : ES5506

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2

=> Throw Weapons, Jump


Developed by Sekarabe.

Released in March 1994 (even if title screen says 1993).

The background used for the title screen is the Area 4 background.

There are background characters from "Survival Arts" scattered throughout the game :

* In the cliff near the end of Stage 3, strike the wall in the cavity until a monk pops up.

* Other monks rise up from the lava pits in the final stage.

* During the final boss, there is a female monk in the background.


Game Design : Hideo Akimoto, Mitsuo Yoshioka

Program : Mitsuo Yoshioka

Character Design : Kaoru Kamigiku

Object Character : Kaoru Kamigiku, Hideo Akimoto, Motoki Oashi, Hiroyuki Suwahara, Nobuhiko Ikeuchi, Airi Tateishi

Background Character : Hisaya Yamazaki, Noriko Fuzisawa, Motoki Oashi

Sound & Effect : Shigeyuki Shinbo

Translation : David Kanda

Special Thanks : Minoru Tomizawa, Chacky, Toshiya Saito, Takayuki Sasaki, Yoshio Nagashima


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.82 [David Haywood, Tomasz Slanina]


- Report from an original developer. shulgee (ID 01074)


- 0.108u3: Robzia improved offsets of the "normal spites" in the SSV games Twin Eagle II, Ultra X Weapons and Dyna Gear.

- 0.99u3: Changed description to 'Dyna Gear'.

- 0.97u3: Removed user1 roms ($100000/1).

- 0.97u2: Mamesick reapplied fix for bad shadows in Dyna Gears.

- 0.97u1: Mamesick added workaround for bad shadow sprites in Dyna Gears.

- 0.95u4: Brian Troha fixed dipswitches in Dyna Gears. Added dipswitches 'Coin A/B', 'Flip Screen', 'Difficulty', 'Lives' and 'Health'.

- 0.87u1: Derrick Renaud fixed Dyna Gears dipswitches. Added dipswitches 'Demo Sounds' and 'Free Play'.

- 0.82: David Haywood and Tomasz Slanina added Dyna Gears (Sammy 1994). Clean up video emulation a bit (uses SSV vidhrdw in a strange way).

- 1st May 2004: David Haywood added Dyna Gears to the SSV driver.

- 27th April 2004: Guru - Received Dyna Gears from Randy, Gin, Smitdogg and many MAMEworld donators.


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Daikaiju no Gyakushu


Rampage: World Tour

Prehistoric Isle in 1930

Prehistoric Isle 2


King of the Monsters

King of the Monsters 2 - The Next Thing


Ultra Toukon Densetsu

Dino Rex

Cadillacs and Dinosaurs

Dyna Gear

King of Dynast Gear


Jurassic Park

The Lost World

Jurassic Park 3

Primal Rage

Primal Rage 2

Romset: 17408 kb / 12 files / 5.66 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="dynagear" sourcefile="ssv.c">
              <description>Dyna Gear</description>
              <rom name="si002-prl.u4" size="524288" crc="71ba29c6" sha1="ef43ab665daa4fc9ee01996d03f2f0b4c74c8435" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="si002-prh.u3" size="524288" crc="d0947a12" sha1="95b54ed9dc51c952ad123103b8633a821cde05e9" region="user1" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="si002-01.u27" size="2097152" crc="0060a521" sha1="10cdb967e6cb4fc7c23c1ac40b24e35262060f5c" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="si002-04.u26" size="2097152" crc="6140f47d" sha1="49dcebe724990acdac76746886efe88b68ce956f" region="gfx1" offset="200000"/>
              <rom name="si002-02.u23" size="2097152" crc="c22f2a41" sha1="969affc8bac9a6024e7e5103384a40a6a2acf653" region="gfx1" offset="400000"/>
              <rom name="si002-05.u22" size="2097152" crc="482412fd" sha1="dfb896631b6999ce8ac6aeef84ff44150d67739a" region="gfx1" offset="600000"/>
              <rom name="si002-03.u17" size="2097152" crc="4261a6b8" sha1="df163faa84a86f126d5d405aef316ff9dd3c05eb" region="gfx1" offset="800000"/>
              <rom name="si002-06.u16" size="2097152" crc="0e1f23f6" sha1="ea35c75776b75131ef9133a16a36d95132dc6776" region="gfx1" offset="a00000"/>
              <rom name="si002-07.u9" size="1048576" crc="30d2bf11" sha1="263e9a4e6a77aa451daf6d1225071cc1147a6541" region="ensoniq.2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="si002-08.u8" size="1048576" crc="253704ee" sha1="887ebca2af497fc59b274838cdf284223cc92c97" region="ensoniq.2" offset="100000"/>
              <rom name="si002-09.u7" size="1048576" crc="1ea86db7" sha1="e887ea5be99f753e73355a45e37dfddb2a1d6cf6" region="ensoniq.2" offset="200000"/>
              <rom name="si002-10.u6" size="1048576" crc="e369c177" sha1="646aad00a8f9eda847e9a51fb0a511bf49eb9fe2" region="ensoniq.2" offset="300000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="V60" clock="16000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ensoniq" name="ES5506" clock="16000000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="336" height="240" refresh="60.000000" pixclock="7136880" htotal="454" hbend="0" hbstart="336" vtotal="262" vbend="0" vbstart="240" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="3" coins="2" service="yes" tilt="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSW1" mask="15">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="7"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="9"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="15" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="6"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="14"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="13"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="12"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="11"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="10"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Multiple Coin Feature A" value="5"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Multiple Coin Feature B" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Multiple Coin Feature C" value="3"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Multiple Coin Feature D" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Multiple Coin Feature E" value="1"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSW1" mask="240">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="112"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="144"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="240" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="96"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="224"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="208"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="176"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="160"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Multiple Coin Feature A" value="80"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Multiple Coin Feature B" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Multiple Coin Feature C" value="48"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Multiple Coin Feature D" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Multiple Coin Feature E" value="16"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="DSW2" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DSW2" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSW2" mask="12">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="12" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hardest" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSW2" mask="48">
                     <dipvalue name="1" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="48" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Free Play" tag="DSW2" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Health" tag="DSW2" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="3 Hearts" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Hearts" value="128" default="yes"/>
              <driver status="imperfect" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="imperfect" cocktail="preliminary" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="32768"/>

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