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Fatal Fury Special (c) 1993 SNK.

Just as the name implies, this is a special edition of "Fatal Fury 2" filled with plenty of fun stuff. Features a few old familiar faces from the first game as newcomers; background with 2 battle planes; improved control and lots of secrets. Without a doubt, one of the better chapters in the series! :)


SNK Neo-Geo MVS hardware

Game ID : 058

Main CPU : 68000 (@ 12 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2610 (@ 8 Mhz)

[SNK MVS Neo-Geo Controls]

2 players - 4 buttons per player.

[JOYSTICK] 8-way [A] Quick punch [B] Quick kick [C] Strong punch [D] Strong kick


Released in September 1993.

This game is known in Japan as "Garou Densetsu Special" (translates from Japanese as 'Legend of Hungry Wolf Special').

Things that changed in this particular game :

* The combo system has been improved, hit damage has been lessened & the game speed has been increased.

* Newcomers in the game are Duck King, Tung Fu Rue, Geese Howard & Ryo Sakazaki.

Is Kim Kaphwan trying to replace Superman? You'll see for yourself when you spot him flying in Big Bear's & Terry Bogard's stages! :)

Pony Canyon released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Garou Densetsu Special - PCCB-00138) on 21/10/1993.


MVS (arcade) vs. Home (neo-geo) differences :

- Home : After the credits you will see all the characters grouped together and it will say to try a harder difficulty. If you beat it in the hardest difficulty it will say 'Perfect! It's a knockout, Superman!'.

- Home : If playing on the hardest difficulty and you fought Ryo Sakazaki, you will see all the characters moving around him in a circle while he, for some reason, is crying.


* Fight against Ryo Sakazaki : Beat the game without losing a single round (you can lose continues, but not rounds). You'll face against "Art of Fighting"'s main character Ryo Sakazaki as a powerful extra end boss!

* Beat the game without using a single continue and after the credits you will see every character performing a special move, their portraits and giving a quote.


1. Fatal Fury - King of Fighters [Model NGM-033] (1991)

2. Fatal Fury 2 [Model NGM-047] (1992)

3. Fatal Fury Special [Model NGM-058] (1993)

4. Fatal Fury 3 - Road to the Final Victory [Model NGM-069] (1995)

5. Real Bout Fatal Fury [Model NGM-095] (1995)

6. Real Bout Fatal Fury Special [Model NGM-223] (1997)

7. Real Bout Fatal Fury 2 - The Newcomers [Model NGM-240] (1998)

8. Fatal Fury Wild Ambition (1999)

9. Garou - Mark of the Wolves [Model NGM-253] (1999)

10. Fatal Fury First Contact [Model NEOP00111] (1999, SNK Neo Geo Pocket Color)


Producer : Eikichi Kawasaki

Main Planner : Tsukamichi-2

Planners : Chinta, Deru-Deru

Main Object designer : Tsuzakingyo

Object designers : Higashi Pon (as Higashipon Mega), Tony J Oki, Lionhert 31, Heitarou

Demo sketch : Tsuka

Main Scroll & Demo : Somatoreeno

Scroll & Demo : Moriyan No. 16th

Main programmer : Yamatan (as Yamatan GT-X)

Programmers : Narutaki, EP82Boy., Speaker.R

Sound creators : Toshio Shimizm (as Shimizm), Yamapy-1, Jojoha Kitapy

* Voice Actors :

Terry Bogard : Satoshi Hashimoto

Andy Bogard : Jun Hashimoto

Joe Higashi : Katsuhisa Namase

Mai Shiranui : Akoya Sogi

Big Bear : Dango Takeda

Cheng Sinzan : Jun Hashimoto

Laurence Blood : Katsuhisa Namase

Axel Hawk : Michael Beard

Billy Kane : Katsuhisa Namase

Wolfgang Krauser : Michael Beard


* Consoles :

SNK Neo-Geo [JP] (Dec. 22, 1993; "Garou Densetsu Special [Model NGH-058]")

SNK Neo-Geo [US] (Dec. 22, 1993; "Fatal Fury Special [Model NGH-058]")

Nintendo Super Famicom [JP] (July 29, 1994; "Garou Densetsu Special [Model SHVC-3R]")

SNK Neo-Geo CD [JP] (Sep. 09, 1994; "Garou Densetsu Special [Model NGCD-058]")

SNK Neo-Geo CD [US] (Sep. 09, 1994; "Fatal Fury Special [Model NGCD-058E]")

Sega Game Gear [JP] (Nov. 25, 1994; "Garou Densetsu Special [Model T-103017]")

Sega Game Gear [US] & [EU] (1994; Fatal Fury Special)

NEC PC-Engine Super CD [JP] (Dec. 02, 1994; "Garou Densetsu Special [Model HCD4067]")

Sega Mega CD [JP] (Mar. 31, 1995; "Garou Densetsu Special [Model T-60214]")

Sega CD [US] (1995; "Fatal Fury Special [Model T-60165]")

Super NES [US] (Apr. ??, 1995, "Fatal Fury Special [Model SNS-3R]")

Super NES [EU] (1995, "Fatal Fury Special [Model SNS-P-3R]")

Sony PlayStation 2 [JP] (July 20, 2006, "Garou Densetsu Battle Archives 1 [NeoGeo Online Collection Vol.5] [Model SLPS-25664]")

Sony PlayStation 2 [US] & [EU] ("Fatal Fury Collection")

Microsoft XBOX 360 [Xbox Live Arcade] [JP] (Sep. 05, 2007, Garou Densetsu Special)

Microsoft XBOX 360 [Xbox Live Arcade] [US] & [EU] (Sep. 05, 2007, Fatal Fury Special)

Sony PlayStation 2 [JP] (May 29, 2008, "Garou Densetsu Battle Archives 1 [NeoGeo Online Collection The Best] [Model SLPS-25863]")

Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console] [JP] (Nov. 04, 2009; Garou Densetsu Special)

Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console] [US] (Mar. 01, 2010; Fatal Fury Special)

Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console] [EU] (Mar. 26, 2010; Fatal Fury Special)

* Computers :

Sharp X68000 [JP] (July 28, 1994; "Garou Densetsu Special [Model MGX-5004]")

FM Towns [JP] (Sep. 13, 1996)

PC (1997)


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.34b5 [?]

Neo-Geo (Artwork available)


- 0.143u4: Changed description to 'Fatal Fury Special / Garou Densetsu Special (set 1)(NGM-058)(NGH-058)' and clone to '(set 2)(NGM-058)(NGH-058)'.

- 0.139u2: Johnboy renamed (fatfursa) to (fatfurspa).

- 0.79: Fixed cpu1 rom ($0 - patch). This acts as a patch to the program rom in the cart, replacing the first 512kb.

- 0.75: Added clone Fatal Fury Special / Garou Densetsu Special (set 2). Changed parent description to 'Fatal Fury Special / Garou Densetsu Special (set 1)'.

- 0.69u3: Removed cpu1 rom ($180000).

- 0.35b12: Changed description to 'Fatal Fury Special / Garou Densetsu Special'.

- 0.34b5: Added Fatal Fury Special (SNK 1993).


Other Emulators:

* Calice

* FB Alpha

* Kawaks

* Nebula

Recommended Games (King of Fighters):

Fatal Fury - King of Fighters

Fatal Fury 2

Fatal Fury 3

Fatal Fury Special

Fatal Fury: Wild Ambition

Real Bout Fatal Fury

Real Bout Fatal Fury 2

Real Bout Fatal Fury Special

The King of Fighters '94

The King of Fighters '95

The King of Fighters '96

The King of Fighters '97

The King of Fighters '98

The King of Fighters '99

The King of Fighters 2000

The King of Fighters 2001

The King of Fighters 2002

The King of Fighters 2003

The King of Fighters XI

The King of Fighters Neowave

Romset: 19200 kb / 13 files / 10.6 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="fatfursp" sourcefile="neodrvr.c" romof="neogeo">
              <description>Fatal Fury Special / Garou Densetsu Special (set 1)(NGM-058)(NGH-058)</description>
              <biosset name="euro" description="Europe MVS (Ver. 2)" default="yes"/>
              <biosset name="euro-s1" description="Europe MVS (Ver. 1)"/>
              <biosset name="us" description="US MVS (Ver. 2?)"/>
              <biosset name="us-e" description="US MVS (Ver. 1)"/>
              <biosset name="asia" description="Asia MVS (Ver. 3)"/>
              <biosset name="japan" description="Japan MVS (Ver. 3)"/>
              <biosset name="japan-s2" description="Japan MVS (Ver. 2)"/>
              <biosset name="japan-s1" description="Japan MVS (Ver. 1)"/>
              <biosset name="mv1c" description="NEO-MVH MV1C"/>
              <biosset name="japan-j3" description="Japan MVS (J3)"/>
              <biosset name="japan-hotel" description="Custom Japanese Hotel"/>
              <biosset name="uni-bios_2_3" description="Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 2.3)"/>
              <biosset name="uni-bios_2_3o" description="Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 2.3, older?)"/>
              <biosset name="uni-bios_2_2" description="Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 2.2)"/>
              <biosset name="uni-bios_2_1" description="Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 2.1)"/>
              <biosset name="uni-bios_2_0" description="Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 2.0)"/>
              <biosset name="uni-bios_1_3" description="Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 1.3)"/>
              <biosset name="uni-bios_1_2" description="Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 1.2)"/>
              <biosset name="uni-bios_1_2o" description="Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 1.2, older)"/>
              <biosset name="uni-bios_1_1" description="Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 1.1)"/>
              <biosset name="uni-bios_1_0" description="Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 1.0)"/>
              <rom name="sp-s2.sp1" merge="sp-s2.sp1" bios="euro" size="131072" crc="9036d879" sha1="4f5ed7105b7128794654ce82b51723e16e389543" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="sp-s.sp1" merge="sp-s.sp1" bios="euro-s1" size="131072" crc="c7f2fa45" sha1="09576ff20b4d6b365e78e6a5698ea450262697cd" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="usa_2slt.bin" merge="usa_2slt.bin" bios="us" size="131072" crc="e72943de" sha1="5c6bba07d2ec8ac95776aa3511109f5e1e2e92eb" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="sp-e.sp1" merge="sp-e.sp1" bios="us-e" size="131072" crc="2723a5b5" sha1="5dbff7531cf04886cde3ef022fb5ca687573dcb8" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="asia-s3.rom" merge="asia-s3.rom" bios="asia" size="131072" crc="91b64be3" sha1="720a3e20d26818632aedf2c2fd16c54f213543e1" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="vs-bios.rom" merge="vs-bios.rom" bios="japan" size="131072" crc="f0e8f27d" sha1="ecf01eda815909f1facec62abf3594eaa8d11075" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="sp-j2.sp1" merge="sp-j2.sp1" bios="japan-s2" size="131072" crc="acede59c" sha1="b6f97acd282fd7e94d9426078a90f059b5e9dd91" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="sp1.jipan.1024" merge="sp1.jipan.1024" bios="japan-s1" size="131072" crc="9fb0abe4" sha1="18a987ce2229df79a8cf6a84f968f0e42ce4e59d" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="sp-45.sp1" merge="sp-45.sp1" bios="mv1c" size="524288" crc="03cc9f6a" sha1="cdf1f49e3ff2bac528c21ed28449cf35b7957dc1" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="japan-j3.bin" merge="japan-j3.bin" bios="japan-j3" size="131072" crc="dff6d41f" sha1="e92910e20092577a4523a6b39d578a71d4de7085" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="sp-1v1_3db8c.bin" merge="sp-1v1_3db8c.bin" bios="japan-hotel" size="131072" crc="162f0ebe" sha1="fe1c6dd3dfcf97d960065b1bb46c1e11cb7bf271" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="uni-bios_2_3.rom" merge="uni-bios_2_3.rom" bios="uni-bios_2_3" size="131072" crc="27664eb5" sha1="5b02900a3ccf3df168bdcfc98458136fd2b92ac0" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="uni-bios_2_3o.rom" merge="uni-bios_2_3o.rom" bios="uni-bios_2_3o" size="131072" crc="601720ae" sha1="1b8a72c720cdb5ee3f1d735bbcf447b09204b8d9" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="uni-bios_2_2.rom" merge="uni-bios_2_2.rom" bios="uni-bios_2_2" size="131072" crc="2d50996a" sha1="5241a4fb0c63b1a23fd1da8efa9c9a9bd3b4279c" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="uni-bios_2_1.rom" merge="uni-bios_2_1.rom" bios="uni-bios_2_1" size="131072" crc="8dabf76b" sha1="c23732c4491d966cf0373c65c83c7a4e88f0082c" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="uni-bios_2_0.rom" merge="uni-bios_2_0.rom" bios="uni-bios_2_0" size="131072" crc="0c12c2ad" sha1="37bcd4d30f3892078b46841d895a6eff16dc921e" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="uni-bios_1_3.rom" merge="uni-bios_1_3.rom" bios="uni-bios_1_3" size="131072" crc="b24b44a0" sha1="eca8851d30557b97c309a0d9f4a9d20e5b14af4e" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="uni-bios_1_2.rom" merge="uni-bios_1_2.rom" bios="uni-bios_1_2" size="131072" crc="4fa698e9" sha1="682e13ec1c42beaa2d04473967840c88fd52c75a" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="uni-bios_1_2o.rom" merge="uni-bios_1_2o.rom" bios="uni-bios_1_2o" size="131072" crc="e19d3ce9" sha1="af88ef837f44a3af2d7144bb46a37c8512b67770" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="uni-bios_1_1.rom" merge="uni-bios_1_1.rom" bios="uni-bios_1_1" size="131072" crc="5dda0d84" sha1="4153d533c02926a2577e49c32657214781ff29b7" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="uni-bios_1_0.rom" merge="uni-bios_1_0.rom" bios="uni-bios_1_0" size="131072" crc="0ce453a0" sha1="3b4c0cd26c176fc6b26c3a2f95143dd478f6abf9" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="058-p1.p1" size="1048576" crc="2f585ba2" sha1="429b4bf43fb9b1082c15d645ca328f9d175b976b" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="058-p2.sp2" size="524288" crc="d7c71a6b" sha1="b3428063031a2e5857da40a5d2ffa87fb550c1bb" region="maincpu" offset="100000"/>
              <rom name="058-s1.s1" size="131072" crc="2df03197" sha1="24083cfc97e720ac9e131c9fe37df57e27c49294" region="fixed" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="sfix.sfix" merge="sfix.sfix" size="131072" crc="c2ea0cfd" sha1="fd4a618cdcdbf849374f0a50dd8efe9dbab706c3" region="fixedbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="000-lo.lo" merge="000-lo.lo" size="131072" crc="5a86cff2" sha1="5992277debadeb64d1c1c64b0a92d9293eaf7e4a" region="zoomy" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="sm1.sm1" merge="sm1.sm1" size="131072" crc="94416d67" sha1="42f9d7ddd6c0931fd64226a60dc73602b2819dcf" region="audiobios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="058-m1.m1" size="131072" crc="ccc5186e" sha1="cf9091c523c182aebfb928c91640b2d72fd70123" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="058-v1.v1" size="2097152" crc="55d7ce84" sha1="05ac6a395d9bf9166925acca176a8d6129f533c8" region="ymsnd" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="058-v2.v2" size="2097152" crc="ee080b10" sha1="29814fc21bbe30d37745c8918fab00c83a309be4" region="ymsnd" offset="200000"/>
              <rom name="058-v3.v3" size="1048576" crc="f9eb3d4a" sha1="d1747f9460b965f6daf4f881ed4ecd04c5253434" region="ymsnd" offset="400000"/>
              <rom name="058-c1.c1" size="2097152" crc="044ab13c" sha1="569d283638a132bc163faac2a9055497017ee0d2" region="sprites" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="058-c2.c2" size="2097152" crc="11e6bf96" sha1="c093a4f93f13e07b276e28b30c2a14dda9135d8f" region="sprites" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="058-c3.c3" size="2097152" crc="6f7938d5" sha1="be057b0a3faeb76d5fff161d3e6fea8a26e11d2c" region="sprites" offset="400000"/>
              <rom name="058-c4.c4" size="2097152" crc="4ad066ff" sha1="4e304646d954d5f7bbabc5d068e85de31d38830f" region="sprites" offset="400001"/>
              <rom name="058-c5.c5" size="2097152" crc="49c5e0bf" sha1="f3784178f90751990ea47a082a6aa869ee3566c9" region="sprites" offset="800000"/>
              <rom name="058-c6.c6" size="2097152" crc="8ff1f43d" sha1="6180ceb5412a3e2e34e9513a3283b9f63087f747" region="sprites" offset="800001"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="12000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymsnd" name="YM2610" clock="8000000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="320" height="224" refresh="59.185606" pixclock="6000000" htotal="384" hbend="30" hbstart="350" vtotal="264" vbend="16" vbstart="240" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="4" coins="2">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Test Switch" tag="IN0" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin Chutes?" tag="IN0" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="1?" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2?" value="2" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Autofire (in some games)" tag="IN0" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="COMM Setting (Cabinet No.)" tag="IN0" mask="24">
                     <dipvalue name="1" value="24" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="COMM Setting (Link Enable)" tag="IN0" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Free Play" tag="IN0" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Freeze" tag="IN0" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="0"/>

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