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Marvel Land (c) 1989 Namco.

Great horizontal platform game that takes place in a fantasy amusement park. You play as Prince Paco, who is on a quest to save Princess Luxy from the evil Mole King.


Namco System 2 hardware

Game ID : MV

Main CPU : (2x) 68000 (@ 12.288 Mhz), M6809 (@ 3.072 Mhz), HD63705 (@ 2.048 Mhz)

Sound Chips : C140 (@ 21.39 Khz), YM2151 (@ 3.57958 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 288 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.61 Hz

Palette colors : 8192

Players : 2

Control : 4-way joystick

Buttons : 3


Even if titlescreen says 1989, Marvel Land was released in January 1990 in Japan.

Some bonus level parade floats and rides featured in levels contain popular Namco characters such as "Pac-Man", Pooka from "Dig Dug", Solvalou from "Xevious", "Mappy", "Grobda", Paccet from "Baraduke", Dragon from "Dragon Spirit" and "Berabow Man".

The pink female robot that appears in the game later appears in the Namco Museum series behind the museum's information desk.

Default highscore table (TOP 5) :


1ST 80000 AAA 2-2

2ND 40000 BBB 2-1

3RD 20000 CCC 1-4

4TH 10000 DDD 1-4

5TH 5000 EEE 1-3


* World and Japanese versions have different gameplay, bonuses and bosses.

* In the Japanese version you can choose between easy and normal course.


* Consoles :

Sega Mega Drive (1991)


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.36b14 [?]

0.36b8 [Keith Wilkins]

0.36b6 [?]


- [possible] Compared to the Japan Version of the game the music sounds wrong. cibomatto2002 (ID 02048)


- 0.133u1: Renamed (marvlanj) to (marvlandj).

- 0.36RC2: Added new sound1 rom ($0 - 512k).

- 0.36b16: Added new sound voice roms

- 0.36b14: Added Marvel Land (US). Renamed (marvland) to (marvlanj).

- 0.36b11: Added new cpu4 rom (sys2c65c.bin).

- 0.36b8: Keith Wilkins added Marvel Land (Japan) (Namco 1989).

- 12th October 1999: Keith Wilkins sent in another Namco System 2 update with controls working in most games, and also fixed a lot of the graphics bugs. The playable games are now Assault, Ordyne, Mirai Ninja, Phelios, Valkyrie No Densetsu, Finest Hour, Burning Force, Marvel Land, Dragon Saber and Cosmo Gang the Video.

- 0.36b6: Added Marvel Land (Testdriver).


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Romset: 4520 kb / 26 files / 1.09 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="marvlandj" sourcefile="namcos2.c" cloneof="marvland" romof="marvland">
              <description>Marvel Land (Japan)</description>
              <rom name="mv1-mpr0.bin" size="65536" crc="8369120f" sha1="58cf481bf97f74a91ecc5ff77696528441b41b04" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="mv1-mpr1.bin" size="65536" crc="6d5442cc" sha1="8cdaf6e1ec735740ace78393df2d867a213a4725" region="maincpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="mv1-spr0.bin" size="65536" crc="c3909925" sha1="bf76cb77c38787574bf75caf868700316894895c" region="slave" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="mv1-spr1.bin" size="65536" crc="1c5599f5" sha1="6bdf11da4e2a56c6bb6011977b045d9537d0597f" region="slave" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="mv1-snd0.bin" size="131072" crc="51b8ccd7" sha1="5aacb020c12d9a3c43c098f3abd8358bc18acc64" region="audiocpu" offset="c000"/>
              <rom name="sys2mcpu.bin" merge="sys2mcpu.bin" size="8192" crc="a342a97e" sha1="2c420d34dba21e409bf78ddca710fc7de65a6642" region="mcu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="sys2c65c.bin" merge="sys2c65c.bin" size="32768" crc="a5b2a4ff" sha1="068bdfcc71a5e83706e8b23330691973c1c214dc" region="mcu" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="mv1-obj0.bin" merge="mv1-obj0.bin" size="262144" crc="73a29361" sha1="fc8ac9a063c1f18ae619ddca3062491774c86040" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="mv1-obj1.bin" merge="mv1-obj1.bin" size="262144" crc="abbe4a99" sha1="7f8df4b40236b97a0dce984698308647d5803244" region="gfx1" offset="80000"/>
              <rom name="mv1-obj2.bin" merge="mv1-obj2.bin" size="262144" crc="753659e0" sha1="2662acf7bec528c7ac4181f62154581e304eea82" region="gfx1" offset="100000"/>
              <rom name="mv1-obj3.bin" merge="mv1-obj3.bin" size="262144" crc="d1ce7339" sha1="a89a0ef39b6ac3fdaf6a2b3c04fd048827fcdb13" region="gfx1" offset="180000"/>
              <rom name="mv1-chr0.bin" merge="mv1-chr0.bin" size="262144" crc="1c7e8b4f" sha1="b9d61895d9c9302c5cb5f7bb7f045b2014c12317" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="mv1-chr1.bin" merge="mv1-chr1.bin" size="262144" crc="01e4cafd" sha1="27c911d6d4501233094826cf1b4b809b832d6d9f" region="gfx2" offset="80000"/>
              <rom name="mv1-chr2.bin" merge="mv1-chr2.bin" size="262144" crc="198fcc6f" sha1="b28f97d58fb2365843bbc3764cb59bfb9d5dfd92" region="gfx2" offset="100000"/>
              <rom name="mv1-chr3.bin" merge="mv1-chr3.bin" size="262144" crc="ed6f22a5" sha1="62ab2a2746abbbed533a5b519bbb0d603030cdca" region="gfx2" offset="180000"/>
              <rom name="mv1-roz0.bin" merge="mv1-roz0.bin" size="131072" crc="7381a5a9" sha1="0515630f124725adfd21575b390209833bb6a6ef" region="gfx3" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="mv1-roz1.bin" merge="mv1-roz1.bin" size="131072" crc="e899482e" sha1="caa511baba1805c485503353efdade9e218f2ba5" region="gfx3" offset="80000"/>
              <rom name="mv1-roz2.bin" merge="mv1-roz2.bin" size="131072" crc="de141290" sha1="c1daa6c01ba592138cffef02edfa0928f2232079" region="gfx3" offset="100000"/>
              <rom name="mv1-roz3.bin" merge="mv1-roz3.bin" size="131072" crc="e310324d" sha1="936c7aeace677ed51a720e4ae96cdac0f4984a9b" region="gfx3" offset="180000"/>
              <rom name="mv1-roz4.bin" merge="mv1-roz4.bin" size="131072" crc="48ddc5a9" sha1="c524b18d7b4526227d5b99d7e4a4582ce2ecd373" region="gfx3" offset="200000"/>
              <rom name="mv1-sha.bin" merge="mv1-sha.bin" size="262144" crc="a47db5d3" sha1="110e26412aa84f229773049112709be457b7a6ff" region="gfx4" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="mv1-dat0.bin" size="131072" crc="e15f412e" sha1="d3ff006d4577540a690c912e94897a1b638ac265" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="mv1-dat1.bin" size="131072" crc="73e1545a" sha1="a04034e56fef69fb2a2eb88f2f392c376e52d00d" region="user1" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="mv1-voi1.bin" merge="mv1-voi1.bin" size="524288" crc="de5cac09" sha1="2d73e54c4f159e52db2c403a59d6c137cce6f53e" region="c140" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="12288000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="slave" name="68000" clock="12288000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="M6809" clock="2048000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="mcu" name="HD63705" clock="2048000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="c140" name="C140" clock="21333"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymsnd" name="YM2151" clock="3579545"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="288" height="224" refresh="60.606061" pixclock="6144000" htotal="384" hbend="0" hbstart="288" vtotal="264" vbend="0" vbstart="224" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="3" coins="2" service="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Video Display" tag="DSW" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Frozen" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="$2000-1" tag="DSW" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="H" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="L" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="$2000-2" tag="DSW" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="H" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="L" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="$2000-3" tag="DSW" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="H" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="L" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="$2000-4" tag="DSW" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="H" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="L" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="$2000-5" tag="DSW" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="H" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="L" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="$2000-6" tag="DSW" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="H" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="L" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSW" 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="unsupported" palettesize="8192"/>

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