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Rave Racer (c) 1995 Namco.

The third game in Namco's superb 'Ridge Racer' series, offering the player four different tracks to race on; two of which are based on the original game. The four tracks are : Ridger Racer short, City, Ridge Racer Long, Mountain.


Namco System 22 hardware

Game ID : RV

Main CPU : 68020 (@ 24.576 Mhz), (2x) TMS32025 (@ 49.152 Mhz), M37702 (@ 16.384 Mhz)

Sound Chips : C352 (@ 16.384 Mhz)

Control : steering wheel

Pedals : accelerator and brake


Released in June 1995.

Graphically enhanced versions of the City and Mountain tracks appear in Ridge Racer PSP as "Midtown Expressway" and "Greenpeak Highlands" respectively.

Victor Entertainment released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Rave Racer : Namco Game Sound Express Vol.24 - VICL-15048) on 21/10/1995.


1. Ridge Racer (1993)

2. Ridge Racer 2 (1994)

3. Rave Racer (1995)

4. Ridge Racer Revolution (1995, Sony PlayStation)

5. Rage Racer (1996, Sony PlayStation)

6. R4 - Ridge Racer Type 4 (1998, Sony PlayStation)

7. Ridge Racer V (1999, Sony PlayStation 2)

8. Ridge Racer 64 (2000, Nintendo 64)

9. Ridge Racer V - Arcade Battle (2000)

10. Ridge Racer DS (2004, Nintendo DS)

11. Ridge Racer (2005, Sony PSP)

12. Ridge Racer 6 (2005, Microsoft XBOX 360)

13. Ridge Racer 7 (2006, Sony PlayStation 3)


Game designers : Kenji Wakabayashi, Fumihiro Tanaka

Game programmers : Kazuhiro Mori, Takahiro Kakizawa, Yoichi Mizuno

Visual designers : Akira Fujii, Nobuhiro Morishita, Yoshikazu Komatsu, Norifumi Nagaoka

Visual programmers : Takashi Yano

Sound composers : Etsuo Ishii, Shinji Hosoe, Ayako Saso, Takayuki Aihara, Nobuyoshi Sano

Industrial & Graphic designers : Naotaka Yoshimatu, Takeshi Fujikawa

Mechanical designers : Shougo Kanebako, Toshifumi Ohara, Matsumi Ohta

Electrical designers : Kouichi Asano, Kei Kobayashi, Kousei Yahaba

Circuit designer : Kentaro Arai

PWB designer : Kazuhiro Abe

Direction : Kenji Wakabayashi


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.74u2 [?]

0.62 [Guru]

< Japan >


- 0.143u6: hap improved display fader in Rave Racer (sudden in-game darkness). Added new NVRAM rom.

- 0.138u3: Fabio Priuli updated Rave Racer to use keys instead of dipswitches for shifters.

- 0.133u1: Renamed (raveraja) to (raveracja).

- 0.104u9: Aaron Giles fixed Rave Racer, which crashes after the EEPROM INITIALIZE screen.

- 0.104u8: Arzeno Fabrice added clone Rave Racer (Rev. RV1 Ver.B, Japan). Renamed (raveracj) to (raveraja).

- 0.104u2: Changed CPU2 from M37710 to M37702 (16384000 Hz) and added C74 M37702 sound MCU rom.

- 12th September 2005: R. Belmont - I've fixed the analog controls for Ridge Racer and Rave Racer and enabled full sound and music in them and the other System 22 games. The next version's gonna be fun.

- 0.96: Added clone Rave Racer (Rev. RV1, Japan).

- 0.86u1: Changed 68020 CPU1 clock speed to 24576000 Hz and TMS32025 CPU2/3 to 49152000 Hz. Added 'Stick Shift' dipswitch.

- 0.85u2: Changed region user2 to sound1.

- 0.84u5: Replaced Stick controller with Paddle.

- 0.81u8: Added 2x TMS32025 (48MHz) CPUs and changed region cpu2 to cpu4.

- 0.74u2: Added Rave Racer (Rev. RV2, World) (Namco 1995).

- 0.62: Added Rave Racer (World) (Testdriver).

- 17th August 2002: Guru - Dumped Rave Racer (Namco 1995, World revision, System 22). Thanks to an operator friend (G'day Tony!) for the loan of the PCB.


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Romset: 31785 kb / 38 files / 12.8 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="raveracj" sourcefile="namcos22.c" cloneof="raveracw" romof="raveracw">
              <description>Rave Racer (Rev. RV1 Ver.B, Japan)</description>
              <rom name="rv1prllb.4d" size="524288" crc="71da3eea" sha1="8a641bb23e0ad89cae5ee1570f8a3627b2434d20" region="maincpu" offset="3"/>
              <rom name="rv1prlmb.2d" size="524288" crc="6ab7e9ce" sha1="0c6376ca5a63409aeea344bbc201af6c47afe9ab" region="maincpu" offset="2"/>
              <rom name="rv1prumb.8d" size="524288" crc="375fabcf" sha1="448e3db3e3fab8c7c27e214ab5a5fa84e5f84366" region="maincpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="rv1pruub.6d" size="524288" crc="92f834d6" sha1="028368790f0293fcfea5c7b12f7f315e27a62f77" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="c71.bin" merge="c71.bin" size="8192" crc="47c623ab" sha1="e363ac50f5556f83308d4cc191b455e9b62bcfc8" region="master" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="c71.bin" merge="c71.bin" size="8192" crc="47c623ab" sha1="e363ac50f5556f83308d4cc191b455e9b62bcfc8" region="slave" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="c74.bin" merge="c74.bin" size="16384" crc="a3dce360" sha1="8f3248b1890abb2e649927240ae46f73bb171e3b" region="mcu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="rv1data.6r" merge="rv1data.6r" size="524288" crc="d358ec20" sha1="140c513349240417bb546dd2d151f3666b818e91" region="user4" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="rv1cg0.1a" merge="rv1cg0.1a" size="2097152" crc="c518f06b" sha1="4c01d453244192dd13087bdc72a7f7be80b47cbc" region="textile" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="rv1cg1.1c" merge="rv1cg1.1c" size="2097152" crc="6628f792" sha1="7a5405c5fcb2f3f001ae17df393c31e61a834f2b" region="textile" offset="200000"/>
              <rom name="rv1cg2.1d" merge="rv1cg2.1d" size="2097152" crc="0b707cc5" sha1="38e1a554b278062edc369565353497ac4b016f78" region="textile" offset="400000"/>
              <rom name="rv1cg3.1e" merge="rv1cg3.1e" size="2097152" crc="39b62921" sha1="873287d81338baf10dd85214d82f6c38bfdf199e" region="textile" offset="600000"/>
              <rom name="rv1cg4.1f" merge="rv1cg4.1f" size="2097152" crc="a9791ea2" sha1="245b2ebbadd1fbca90dc241f88e9f6f341b2a01a" region="textile" offset="800000"/>
              <rom name="rv1cg5.1j" merge="rv1cg5.1j" size="2097152" crc="b2c79ec1" sha1="6f669996863bdf1fe09b0c1a2a876625029d3d43" region="textile" offset="a00000"/>
              <rom name="rv1cg6.1k" merge="rv1cg6.1k" size="2097152" crc="8cddedc2" sha1="e3993f5505bc7e61bec7be5b48c873572e1220f7" region="textile" offset="c00000"/>
              <rom name="rv1cg7.1n" merge="rv1cg7.1n" size="2097152" crc="b39147ca" sha1="50ca6691fc809c95e6999dd52e39f2b8c2d22f3b" region="textile" offset="e00000"/>
              <rom name="rv1ccrl.5a" merge="rv1ccrl.5a" size="2097152" crc="bc634f72" sha1="b5c504ed92bca7682614fc4c51f38cff607e6f2a" region="textilemap" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="rv1ccrh.5c" merge="rv1ccrh.5c" size="524288" crc="a741b262" sha1="363076220a0eacc67befda05f8253963e8ffbcaa" region="textilemap" offset="200000"/>
              <rom name="rv1potl0.5b" merge="rv1potl0.5b" size="524288" crc="de2ce519" sha1="2fe0dd000571f76d1a4df6a439d40119125170ef" region="pointrom" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="rv1potl1.4b" merge="rv1potl1.4b" size="524288" crc="2215cb5a" sha1="d48ee692ab3dbcffdc49d22f6f232ca9390da766" region="pointrom" offset="80000"/>
              <rom name="rv1potl2.3b" merge="rv1potl2.3b" size="524288" crc="ddb15bf7" sha1="4c54ec98e0cba10841d43a4ce593cdacfd7f90f8" region="pointrom" offset="100000"/>
              <rom name="rv1potl3.2b" merge="rv1potl3.2b" size="524288" crc="fa9361ca" sha1="35a5c2712bca9c62400b724754de3a931ad21561" region="pointrom" offset="180000"/>
              <rom name="rv1potm0.5c" merge="rv1potm0.5c" size="524288" crc="3c024f3a" sha1="711f0442823797b2d410352796a5cca66af98dce" region="pointrom" offset="200000"/>
              <rom name="rv1potm1.4c" merge="rv1potm1.4c" size="524288" crc="b1a32a68" sha1="e24abb3a7e35d098abae5420bf8ef5c975718987" region="pointrom" offset="280000"/>
              <rom name="rv1potm2.3c" merge="rv1potm2.3c" size="524288" crc="a414fe15" sha1="eb27cdca045ab2ab27dec179043328847fb65e11" region="pointrom" offset="300000"/>
              <rom name="rv1potm3.2c" merge="rv1potm3.2c" size="524288" crc="2953bbb4" sha1="aca1acd87f7130d2522d0c6f8e60beeb7ab7495a" region="pointrom" offset="380000"/>
              <rom name="rv1potu0.5d" merge="rv1potu0.5d" size="524288" crc="b9eaf3cc" sha1="3b2a9041f1fa90706ecf7d4fbff918516f891a07" region="pointrom" offset="400000"/>
              <rom name="rv1potu1.4d" merge="rv1potu1.4d" size="524288" crc="a5c55258" sha1="826d4dde761aec7d848456f7bc4ba6268fe99605" region="pointrom" offset="480000"/>
              <rom name="rv1potu2.3d" merge="rv1potu2.3d" size="524288" crc="c18fcb74" sha1="a4009ae2b014dc89aed4741fd97f84350117c2f4" region="pointrom" offset="500000"/>
              <rom name="rv1potu3.2d" merge="rv1potu3.2d" size="524288" crc="79735aaa" sha1="1cf14274669b916a7641f7a16785da1b72347485" region="pointrom" offset="580000"/>
              <rom name="rv1wav0.10r" merge="rv1wav0.10r" size="1048576" crc="5aef8143" sha1="a75d31298e3ff9b290f238976a11e8b85cfb72d3" region="c352" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="rv1wav1.10p" merge="rv1wav1.10p" size="1048576" crc="9ed9e6b3" sha1="dd1da2b08d1b6aa0912daacc77744c9799aabb78" region="c352" offset="200000"/>
              <rom name="rv1wav2.10n" merge="rv1wav2.10n" size="1048576" crc="5af9dc83" sha1="9aeb7f8217b806a6f3ed93056513af9fbcb6b372" region="c352" offset="100000"/>
              <rom name="rv1wav3.10l" merge="rv1wav3.10l" size="1048576" crc="ffb9ad75" sha1="a9a61a597bd3bbe9732f92747d82264fe4d9af48" region="c352" offset="300000"/>
              <rom name="rr1gam.2d" merge="rr1gam.2d" size="256" crc="b2161bce" sha1="d2681cc0cf8e68df0d942d392b4eb4458c4bb356" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="rr1gam.3d" merge="rr1gam.2d" size="256" crc="b2161bce" sha1="d2681cc0cf8e68df0d942d392b4eb4458c4bb356" region="user1" offset="100"/>
              <rom name="rr1gam.4d" merge="rr1gam.2d" size="256" crc="b2161bce" sha1="d2681cc0cf8e68df0d942d392b4eb4458c4bb356" region="user1" offset="200"/>
              <rom name="rv1eeprm.9e" merge="rv1eeprm.9e" size="8192" crc="e00dd412" sha1="f594b31ace5e5e980e904faa8b83a450cc95db17" region="nvram" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68020" clock="24576000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="master" name="TMS32025" clock="49152000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="slave" name="TMS32025" clock="49152000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="mcu" name="M37702" clock="16384000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="c352" name="C352" clock="24576000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="640" height="480" refresh="59.937809" pixclock="24576000" htotal="781" hbend="0" hbstart="640" vtotal="525" vbend="0" vbstart="480" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="1" buttons="4" coins="1">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
                     <control type="paddle" minimum="0" maximum="255" sensitivity="100" keydelta="10"/>
                     <control type="pedal" minimum="0" maximum="255" sensitivity="100" keydelta="10"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="INPUTS" mask="8448">
                     <dipvalue name="50 Inch" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Twin" value="256"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Standard" value="8192" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Deluxe" value="8448"/>
              <dipswitch name="DIP2-1 (Service Mode)" tag="DSW0" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="DIP2-2" tag="DSW0" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="DIP2-3" tag="DSW0" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="DIP2-4" tag="DSW0" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="DIP2-5" tag="DSW0" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="DIP2-6" tag="DSW0" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="DIP2-7" tag="DSW0" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="DIP2-8" tag="DSW0" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="DIP3-1" tag="DSW0" mask="256">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="256" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="DIP3-2" tag="DSW0" mask="512">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="512" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="DIP3-3" tag="DSW0" mask="1024">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1024" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="DIP3-4" tag="DSW0" mask="2048">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2048" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="DIP3-5" tag="DSW0" mask="4096">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4096" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="DIP3-6" tag="DSW0" mask="8192">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8192" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="DIP3-7" tag="DSW0" mask="16384">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="16384" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="DIP3-8" tag="DSW0" mask="32768">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32768" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <driver status="imperfect" emulation="good" color="good" sound="imperfect" graphic="imperfect" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="32768"/>

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