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nunchaku: MAME ROM Information.


Nunchackun (c) 1985 Taito.


Board Number : M6100130A

Prom Stickers : ???

Main CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound CPU : (2x) Z80 (@ 2 Mhz)

Sound Chips : AY8910 (@ 2 Mhz), (2x) DAC (@ 2 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 240 x 256 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette Colors : 256

Players : 2

Control : 4-way joystick

Buttons : 2


'Nunchackun' is a play on the word 'nunchaku', here it's meant to be a name like 'Mr. Nunchacku', since '-kun' is like 'Mr.'.

This game was a prototype (never released) developed by Kaneko for Taito.


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.131u2 [Juddy]

0.112 [Juddy]

0.36b3 [Phil Stroffolino]


- 0.145u1: Changed 4-way Joystick to 8-way.

- 0.138u1: Changed description to 'Lady Master of Kung Fu'.

- 0.131u2: Nunchackun is now a clone of Lady Master of Kungfu.

- 0.112: Juddy added Lady Master of Kungfu (Taito 1985).

- 0.84u6: Changed 8-way Joystick to 4-way.

- 0.62: Fixed gfx1 rom loading.

- 0.37b9: Fixed gfx1/2 rom loading.

- 0.36b4: Replaced the 2x MSM5205 sound with 2x DAC.

- 0.36b3: Phil Stroffolino added Nunchackun (Taito 1985). Known issues: ADPOCM sounds rough. Colors need verification. Nunchackun has wrong colors; sprites look better if you subtract sprite color from 0x2d.

- 12th August 1999: Phil Stroffolino added Nunchackun to the Samurai driver, and fixed colors.

LEVELS: 4 (endless)

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Romset: 157 kb / 18 files / 65.6 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="nunchaku" sourcefile="tsamurai.c" cloneof="ladymstr" romof="ladymstr">
              <manufacturer>Kaneko / Taito</manufacturer>
              <rom name="nunchack.p1" size="16384" crc="4385aca6" sha1="bf6b40340b773929189fb2a0a271040c79a405a1" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="nunchack.p2" size="16384" crc="f9beb72c" sha1="548dc9187f87d7a47958691391d2494c2306d767" region="maincpu" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="nunchack.p3" size="16384" crc="cde5d674" sha1="0360fe81acb6fd77ef581a36a756db550de73732" region="maincpu" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="nunchack.m3" size="8192" crc="9036c945" sha1="8e7cb6313b32a78ca0a7fa8595fb872e0f27d8c7" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="nunchack.m4" size="8192" crc="e7206724" sha1="fb7f9bfe1e04e1f6af733fc3a79f88e942f3b0b1" region="audiocpu" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="nunchack.m1" size="8192" crc="b53d73f6" sha1="20b333646a1374fa566b6d608723296e6ded7bc8" region="audio2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="nunchack.m2" size="8192" crc="f37d7c49" sha1="e26d32bf1ecf23b55511260596daf676d9824d37" region="audio2" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="nunchack.b1" size="8192" crc="48c88fea" sha1="2ab27fc69f060e8923f88f9e878e3911d670f5a8" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="nunchack.b2" size="8192" crc="eec818e4" sha1="1d806dbf6589737e3a4fb52f17bc4c6766a6d6a1" region="gfx1" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="nunchack.b3" size="8192" crc="5f16473f" sha1="32d8b4a0a7152d86f161d0f30496c25ceff46af3" region="gfx1" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="nunchack.v1" size="4096" crc="358a3714" sha1="bf54bf4059cd344d4d861e172b5df5b7763d49d8" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="nunchack.v2" size="4096" crc="54c18d8e" sha1="edcd0a6b5fb1efa2f3693e170cb398574280f7fa" region="gfx2" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="nunchack.v3" size="4096" crc="f7ac203a" sha1="148a003b48d858eb33f0fee295350483cef42481" region="gfx2" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="nunchack.c1" size="16384" crc="797cbc8a" sha1="28ad936318d8b671d4031927c2ea666891a1a408" region="gfx3" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="nunchack.c2" size="16384" crc="701a0cc3" sha1="323ee1cba3da0ccb2c4d542c497de0e1c047f532" region="gfx3" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="nunchack.c3" size="16384" crc="ffb841fc" sha1="c1285cf093360923307bc86f6a5473d689b16a2c" region="gfx3" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="nunchack.016" merge="a49-16.2j" size="256" crc="a7b077d4" sha1="48c3e68d67de067c0ead0dbd34769b755fb5952f" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="nunchack.017" merge="a49-17.2l" size="256" crc="1c04c087" sha1="7179edf96f59a469353d9652900b99fef25f4054" region="proms" offset="100"/>
              <rom name="nunchack.018" merge="a49-18.2m" size="256" crc="f5ce3c45" sha1="f2dcdaf95b55b8fd713bdbb965731c064b4a0757" region="proms" offset="200"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="3000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="3000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audio2" name="Z80" clock="3000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="aysnd" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="3000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="dac1" name="DAC"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="dac2" name="DAC"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="90" width="256" height="240" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="2">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSW1" mask="7">
                     <dipvalue name="6 Coins/1 Credit" value="7"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="6"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="5"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="3"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSW1" mask="56">
                     <dipvalue name="6 Coins/1 Credit" value="56"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="48"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="40"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="24"/>
              <dipswitch name="Freeze" tag="DSW1" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="64"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="DSW1" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="128"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSW2" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="7" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="255 (Cheat)" value="3"/>
              <dipswitch name="DSW2 Unknown 1" tag="DSW2" mask="12">
                     <dipvalue name="00" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="30" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="50" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="70" value="12" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="DSW2 Unknown 2" tag="DSW2" mask="48">
                     <dipvalue name="0x00" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0x01" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0x02" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0x03" value="48" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="DSW2 Unknown 3" tag="DSW2" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="64" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="DSW2 Unknown 4" tag="DSW2" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="128" default="yes"/>
              <driver status="imperfect" emulation="good" color="imperfect" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="256"/>

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