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knckheadj: MAME ROM Information.


Knuckle Heads (c) 1992 Namco.

Somewhat of a low-quality fighter with *gasp* a jump button!


Namco System NA-2 hardware

Game ID : KH

Main CPU : 68000 (@ 12.52825 Mhz)

Sound Chips : Namco (@ 32 Khz)

Control per player: 8-way joystick

Buttons per player: 3


Even if the titlescreen says '1992', Knuckle Heads was released in March 1993 in Japan.

The names of the female fighters (Claudia Silva and Christine Myao) appear on a 'Soul Edge Tour' shirt worn by a female character in the 1996 game "Dancing Eyes".

Soundtrack releases :

Namco Game Sound Express Vol.9 / Knuckle Heads - Victor Entertainment - VICL-15019 - May 21, 1993


Planners : O. Sugi, Captain Gan

Programmers : SAM. Uruyama, Furin-Yanagi-Kazan-CD

Chief of visual designers : H. Kikuchi, KIM

Visual designers : M. FukuChan, Tsuchidarya-, N. Kumagari, G-NAS.Y, H-DAIO

Logo and graphic designer : Cho-Itoh

Illustration : Mr. Shigeri

Sound composer : Takayuki Aihara (John Aihara)

* CAST :

Vincent, Darell : N. Tobita

Fujioka : T. Morikawa

Chris : M. Hayashibara

Silva : K. Misuishi

Vaike : T. Yanagihara


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.60 [Brian Troha]

0.37b14 [Phil Stroffolino]

0.37b12 [Phil Stroffolino]


- Sprites jitter. hap (ID 03897)

- [possible] Problem of score. QTQuazar (ID 01198)


- 0.133u1: Renamed (knckhedj) to (knckheadj).

- 0.127u4: Added M37702 MCU rom (c70.bin - 16k). Replaced Namco NA sound with M37702 (12528250 Hz) CPU2 and C140 (44100 Hz) sound.

- 0.60: Brian Troha added Knuckle Heads (World). Renamed (knckhead) to (knckhead).

- 27th June 2001: Brian Troha added clone ROM sets for Knuckleheads and Lady Killer.

- 0.37b14: Phil Stroffolino added Knuckle Heads (Japan) (Namco 1992).

- 0.37b12: Phil Stroffolino added Knuckle Heads (Testdriver).


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Romset: 10256 kb / 13 files / 4.38 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="knckheadj" sourcefile="namcona1.c" cloneof="knckhead" romof="knckhead">
              <description>Knuckle Heads (Japan)</description>
              <rom name="kh1-ep0l.bin" size="524288" crc="94660bec" sha1="42fa23f759cf66b05f30c2fc03a12fd14ae1f796" region="maincpu" offset="80001"/>
              <rom name="kh1-ep0u.bin" size="524288" crc="ad640d69" sha1="62595a9d1d5952cbe3dd7266cfda9292be51d269" region="maincpu" offset="80000"/>
              <rom name="kh1-ep1l.bin" merge="kh1-ep1l.bin" size="524288" crc="27e6ab4e" sha1="66f397cc2117c1e73652c4800c0937e6d8116380" region="maincpu" offset="180001"/>
              <rom name="kh1-ep1u.bin" merge="kh1-ep1u.bin" size="524288" crc="487b2434" sha1="2d62db85ceac1fca61c39e4db92c96ae80ba3323" region="maincpu" offset="180000"/>
              <rom name="kh1-ma0l.bin" merge="kh1-ma0l.bin" size="1048576" crc="7b2db5df" sha1="ecc392c4683cf0718d986e73336b69952d324548" region="maincpu" offset="280001"/>
              <rom name="kh1-ma0u.bin" merge="kh1-ma0u.bin" size="1048576" crc="6983228b" sha1="5f3eeb780e9d91445b4c11da63d4ca580e654f34" region="maincpu" offset="280000"/>
              <rom name="kh1-ma1l.bin" merge="kh1-ma1l.bin" size="1048576" crc="b24f93e6" sha1="3d8951485dc8a2810da9ddf2f4896efa31779bf4" region="maincpu" offset="480001"/>
              <rom name="kh1-ma1u.bin" merge="kh1-ma1u.bin" size="1048576" crc="18a60348" sha1="298e0e0e7649e872791c3c99c81a19f273e9eb8a" region="maincpu" offset="480000"/>
              <rom name="kh1-ma2l.bin" merge="kh1-ma2l.bin" size="1048576" crc="82064ee9" sha1="0b984565d17e580f49fff982a1621ef90e14c064" region="maincpu" offset="680001"/>
              <rom name="kh1-ma2u.bin" merge="kh1-ma2u.bin" size="1048576" crc="17fe8c3d" sha1="88c45076477725faa5f8a23512e65a40385bb27d" region="maincpu" offset="680000"/>
              <rom name="kh1-ma3l.bin" merge="kh1-ma3l.bin" size="1048576" crc="ad9a7807" sha1="c40f18a68306e76acd89ccb3fc82b8106556912e" region="maincpu" offset="880001"/>
              <rom name="kh1-ma3u.bin" merge="kh1-ma3u.bin" size="1048576" crc="efeb768d" sha1="15d016244549f3ea0d19f5cfb04bcebd65ac6134" region="maincpu" offset="880000"/>
              <rom name="c70.bin" merge="c70.bin" size="16384" crc="b4015f23" sha1="7ce91eda76e86b5cab625e2b67c463b7d143832e" region="mcu" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="12528250"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="mcu" name="M37702" clock="12528250"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="c140" name="C140" clock="44100"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="288" height="224" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="4" buttons="3" coins="4">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="DIP2 (Freeze)" tag="DSW" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="DIP1 (Test)" tag="DSW" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSW" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="8192"/>

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