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ikari3: MAME ROM Information.


Ikari III - The Rescue (c) 1989 SNK.

Two shirtless Rambo-type players fight their way behind enemy lines to rescue a kidnapped hostage. Various military types must be killed by fist, knife, foot or gun. The players are occasionally marauded by tanks and helicopters as they scroll through the field.


Game ID : A7007 'IK3'

Main CPU : 68000 (@ 10 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM3812 (@ 4 Mhz), UPD7759 (@ 640 Khz)

Players : 2

Control : dial

Buttons : 3


Released in January 1989.


1. Ikari Warriors (1986)

2. Victory Road (1986)

3. Ikari III - The Rescue (1989)


* Consoles :

Nintendo Famicom (1990, "Ikari III [Model KAC-3D]")

* Computers :

Commodore C64 (1990)



Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.143u6 [?]

0.36b1 [Bryan McPhail]

Artwork available


- 0.143u6: ShouTime added clone Ikari Three (Japan, Rotary Joystick). Changed 'Ikari III - The Rescue (Rotary Joystick)' to clone '(US, Rotary Joystick)' and '(8-Way Joystick)' to parent 'Ikari III - The Rescue (World, 8-Way Joystick)'. Renamed (ikari3) to (ikari3u) and (ikari3nr) to (ikari3).

- 0.126u1: Fixed gfx2 rom loading. Changed 68000 CPU1 clock speed to 9MHz and VSync to 59.185606 Hz.

- 15th July 2007: Mr. Do - We have a Ikari III bezel courtesy of the BYOAC/CAG artwork.

- 0.104u7: Changed description of clone to 'Ikari III - The Rescue (8-Way Joystick)'.

- 0.104u1: Added clone 'Ikari III - The Rescue (Normal Joystick)'. Changed parent description to 'Ikari III - The Rescue (Rotary Joystick)'. Fixed rom names.

- 0.36b10: Nicola Salmoria fixed controls in Ikari III level 2.

- 0.36b1: Bryan McPhail added Ikari III - The Rescue (SNK 1989).

- 15th July 1999: Bryan McPhail sent in a driver for Ikari 3.



- The presidential candidate's child was been kidnapped by an enemy terrorist party. Top officials have asked the 2 best soldiers to secretly take action on this matter.

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Romset: 3200 kb / 28 files / 1.18 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="ikari3" sourcefile="snk68.c">
              <description>Ikari III - The Rescue (World, 8-Way Joystick)</description>
              <rom name="ik3-2-ver1.c10" size="131072" crc="1bae8023" sha1="42d590a545cbabc596f2e0d9a3d56b1bc270ec9a" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ik3-3-ver1.c9" size="131072" crc="10e38b66" sha1="28cc82d868f59cd6dde1c4e4c890627012e5e978" region="maincpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="ik3-5.bin" size="65536" crc="ce6706fc" sha1="95505b90a9524abf0c8c1ec6b2c40d8f25cb1d92" region="soundcpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ik3-7.bin" size="32768" crc="0b4804df" sha1="66d16d245bfc404366164823faaea0bfec83e487" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ik3-8.bin" size="32768" crc="10ab4e50" sha1="dee8416eb720848cf6471e568dadc1cfc6c2e67f" region="gfx1" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="ik3-23.bin" size="131072" crc="d0fd5c77" sha1="c171c64ad252f0ba5b0bbdf37808102fca37b488" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ik3-13.bin" size="131072" crc="9a56bd32" sha1="9301b48f970b71a909fb44514b2e93c3f1516b38" region="gfx2" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="ik3-22.bin" size="131072" crc="4878d883" sha1="8cdb541bad00e707fb65399d637b7cc9288ada77" region="gfx2" offset="40000"/>
              <rom name="ik3-12.bin" size="131072" crc="0ce6a10a" sha1="13a231aa0002b2c5a0d9404ba05a879e212d638e" region="gfx2" offset="40001"/>
              <rom name="ik3-21.bin" size="131072" crc="50d0fbf0" sha1="9ff5fbea8d35d0f9a38ddd7eb093edcd91d9f874" region="gfx2" offset="80000"/>
              <rom name="ik3-11.bin" size="131072" crc="e4e2be43" sha1="959d2799708ddae909b017c0696694c46a52697e" region="gfx2" offset="80001"/>
              <rom name="ik3-20.bin" size="131072" crc="9a851efc" sha1="bc7be338ee4da7fbfe6fe44a9c7889817416bc44" region="gfx2" offset="c0000"/>
              <rom name="ik3-10.bin" size="131072" crc="ac222372" sha1="8a17e37699d691b962a6d0256a18550cc73ddfef" region="gfx2" offset="c0001"/>
              <rom name="ik3-19.bin" size="131072" crc="4ebdba89" sha1="f3ecfef4c9d2aba58dc3e6aa3cf5813d68686909" region="gfx2" offset="100000"/>
              <rom name="ik3-9.bin" size="131072" crc="c33971c2" sha1="91f3eb301803f5a7027da1ff7dd2a28bc97e5125" region="gfx2" offset="100001"/>
              <rom name="ik3-14.bin" size="131072" crc="453bea77" sha1="f8f8d0c048fcf32ad99e1de622d9ab635bb86eae" region="gfx2" offset="200000"/>
              <rom name="ik3-24.bin" size="131072" crc="e9b26d68" sha1="067d582d33157ed4b7980bd87f2f260ab74c347b" region="gfx2" offset="200001"/>
              <rom name="ik3-15.bin" size="131072" crc="781a81fc" sha1="e08a6cf9c632d1002176afe618605bc06168e8aa" region="gfx2" offset="240000"/>
              <rom name="ik3-25.bin" size="131072" crc="073b03f1" sha1="b8053139799fa06c7324cee928154c89d4425ab1" region="gfx2" offset="240001"/>
              <rom name="ik3-16.bin" size="131072" crc="80ba400b" sha1="2cc3e53c45f239516a60c461ad9cfa5955164262" region="gfx2" offset="280000"/>
              <rom name="ik3-26.bin" size="131072" crc="9c613561" sha1="fc7c9a642b18faa94e6a2ba53f35a4d756a25da3" region="gfx2" offset="280001"/>
              <rom name="ik3-17.bin" size="131072" crc="0cc3ce4a" sha1="7b34435d0bbb089055a183b821ab255170db6bec" region="gfx2" offset="2c0000"/>
              <rom name="ik3-27.bin" size="131072" crc="16dd227e" sha1="db3b1718dea65bc9a1a736aa62aa2be389313baf" region="gfx2" offset="2c0001"/>
              <rom name="ik3-18.bin" size="131072" crc="ba106245" sha1="ac609ec3046c21fe6058f91dd4528c5c6448dc15" region="gfx2" offset="300000"/>
              <rom name="ik3-28.bin" size="131072" crc="711715ae" sha1="90978c86884ca3d23c138d95b654e2fb3afc6f9a" region="gfx2" offset="300001"/>
              <rom name="ik3-6.bin" size="131072" crc="59d256a4" sha1="1e7b33329f761c695bc9a817bbc0c5e13386d073" region="upd" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ik3-1.c8" size="65536" crc="47e4d256" sha1="7c6921cf2f1b8c3dae867eb1fc14e3da218cc1e0" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ik3-4.c12" size="65536" crc="a43af6b5" sha1="1ad3acadbadd21642932028ecd7c282f7fd02856" region="user1" offset="1"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="9000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="soundcpu" name="Z80" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymsnd" name="YM3812" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="upd" name="UPD7759" clock="640000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="256" height="224" refresh="59.185606" pixclock="6000000" htotal="384" hbend="0" hbstart="256" vtotal="264" vbend="16" vbstart="240" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="3" coins="2" service="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
                     <control type="positional" minimum="0" maximum="12" sensitivity="5" keydelta="5" reverse="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSW1" mask="768">
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="512"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="256"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="768"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A &amp; B" tag="DSW1" mask="3072">
                     <dipvalue name="First 2 Coins/1 Credit then 1/1" value="2048"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="First 1 Coin/2 Credits then 1/1" value="1024"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Free Play" value="3072"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW1" mask="4096">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="4096"/>
              <dipswitch name="Bonus Occurrence" tag="DSW1" mask="8192">
                     <dipvalue name="1st &amp; 2nd only" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1st &amp; every 2nd" value="8192"/>
              <dipswitch name="Blood" tag="DSW1" mask="16384">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="16384"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="DSW1" mask="32768">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="32768"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSW2" mask="256">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="256"/>
              <dipswitch name="Allow Continue" tag="DSW2" mask="512">
                     <dipvalue name="No" value="512"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Yes" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Bonus Life" tag="DSW2" mask="3072">
                     <dipvalue name="20k 50k" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="40k 100k" value="2048"/>
                     <dipvalue name="60k 150k" value="1024"/>
                     <dipvalue name="None" value="3072"/>
              <dipswitch name="Game Mode" tag="DSW2" mask="12288">
                     <dipvalue name="Demo Sounds Off" value="8192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Demo Sounds On" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Freeze" value="12288"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Infinite Lives (Cheat)" value="4096"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSW2" mask="49152">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="32768" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="16384"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hardest" value="49152"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="2048"/>

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