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ragnagrd: MAME ROM Information.


Ragnagard (c) 1996 Saurus.

Pre-rendered pixelation puts somewhat of a damper on this Japanese fantasy fighter. Eight selectable characters and three end bosses.


SNK Neo-Geo MVS hardware

Game ID : 218

Main CPU : 68000 (@ 12 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2610 (@ 8 Mhz)

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 4

=> [A] Light Punch, [B] Light Kick, [C] Strong Punch, [D] Strong Kick


Developed by System Vision.

Released in May 1996.

This game is known in Japan as "Shin-Oh-Ken" (translates from Japanese as 'True King Fist').


* Play As Behemoth : In character select screen, highlight Syuten-Dozi and press B, C, B, C, B(x2), C, then press A or D to select.

* Play As Eelis : In character select screen, highlight Benten and press C(x2), B(x2), C, B, C, then press A or D to select.

* Play As Lucifer : In character select screen, highlight Susano and press B, C(x3), B(x3), C, then press A or D to select.


Game Designer : Hiroaki Fujimoto

Character Designer : Hiroaki Fujimoto

World Designers : Hiroaki Fujimoto, Motohiro Toshiro

Graphics : Hiroaki Fujimoto, Motohiro Toshiro, Koyama, Ryoumi Momota, Kyoosuke Motoya, Yasunori Hayashi

Animation : Kyoosuke Motoya, Hiroaki Fujimoto, Koyama

Fonts : Ryoumi Momota, M. Kihara, Zizi

Programmers : Zakky , Yas, Hideki Suzuki

Technical Adviser : Masaaki Yuuki

Music : Hideki Suzuki

Sound : Hideki Suzuki

Voices : Sawatari Mutuki, Haruki, Sayu Mitou, Ishikawa, Hiroaki Fujimoto, Kyoosuke Motoya

Tuning : Hiroaki Fujimoto, Masaaki Nagahora, Yuusuke Kunitomo

Sales Promoters : Osamu Nagano, Kimihiko Kobayashi, Miwa Izumi, Tomoo Yoda

Art Director : Koutarou Noumura

Director : Ryoumi Momota

Producers : Takahiro Shima, Yasushi Okahara

Executive Producer : Nobuyuki Tanaka


* Consoles :

SNK Neo-Geo [JP] (July 26, 1996) [Model NGH-218]

SNK Neo-Geo [US] (July 26, 1996) [Model NGH-218]

SNK Neo-Geo CD [JP] (August 23, 1996) [Model NGCD-218]

Sega Saturn [JP] (April 4, 1997, "Shin-Oh-Ken [Model T-3113G]")

Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console] [JP] (October 18, 2011)


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.34b6 [?]



- 0.79u2: Added new gfx3 roms.

- 0.69: Changed description to 'Ragnagard / Shin-Oh-Ken'.

- 0.68: Changed description to 'Operation Ragnagard / Shin-Oh-Ken'.

- 0.67: Changed description to 'Ragnagard / Shin-Oh-Ken'.

- 0.35b12: Changed description to 'Operation Ragnagard / Shin-Oh-Ken'.

- 0.34b6: Added Operation Ragnagard / Shin Oh Ken (Saurus 1996).

- 0.35b9: Added missing sound1 roms.


Other Emulators:

* Calice

* FB Alpha

* Kawaks

* Nebula

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Romset: 43264 kb / 13 files / 21.3 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="ragnagrd" sourcefile="neodrvr.c" romof="neogeo">
              <description>Ragnagard / Shin-Oh-Ken</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="218-p1.p1" size="2097152" crc="ca372303" sha1="67991e4fef9b36bc7d909810eebb857ac2f906f1" region="maincpu" offset="100000"/>
              <rom name="218-s1.s1" size="131072" crc="7d402f9a" sha1="59ec29d03e62e7a8bef689a124a9164f43b2ace1" 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="218-m1.m1" size="131072" crc="17028bcf" sha1="7a4e8f33ce9b41beac2152b8f6003f247699e2e1" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="218-v1.v1" size="4194304" crc="61eee7f4" sha1="5b11b1a0b1b74dfbc2998cbda9f8f7a5e9059957" region="ymsnd" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="218-v2.v2" size="4194304" crc="6104e20b" sha1="18e8aae3e51e141977d523a10e737ff68fe81910" region="ymsnd" offset="400000"/>
              <rom name="218-c1.c1" size="4194304" crc="c31500a4" sha1="cc82100038988872721028044ed2e9764bcc2fb0" region="sprites" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="218-c2.c2" size="4194304" crc="98aba1f9" sha1="121276c569967e501d8e1b83747f1bdebff612ea" region="sprites" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="218-c3.c3" size="4194304" crc="833c163a" sha1="b7e5356bbd9efab67fedb5bc671ba8bbd661fe0f" region="sprites" offset="800000"/>
              <rom name="218-c4.c4" size="4194304" crc="c1a30f69" sha1="f87ddda4695abcd14f5c2d4b7d41f72ad5b064cc" region="sprites" offset="800001"/>
              <rom name="218-c5.c5" size="4194304" crc="6b6de0ff" sha1="1abb24cb407258235f4a572cf101d0774823040b" region="sprites" offset="1000000"/>
              <rom name="218-c6.c6" size="4194304" crc="94beefcf" sha1="d2ff0bac325c9c823dba68bd4f281b3b9f8f68e7" region="sprites" offset="1000001"/>
              <rom name="218-c7.c7" size="4194304" crc="de6f9b28" sha1="455adb6bb986af8a00d7f32b7f4f3715fc3007f6" region="sprites" offset="1800000"/>
              <rom name="218-c8.c8" size="4194304" crc="d9b311f6" sha1="ba61a7ab3f08bb7348ad6cd01e5d29ca5ee75074" region="sprites" offset="1800001"/>
              <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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