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samurai: MAME ROM Information.


Samurai (c) 1980 Sega.

The rogue samurai challenges all comers!


Game ID : 289-302

Main CPU : Z80 (@ 1.93356 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 224 x 256 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 64

Players : 2

Control : 4-way joystick

Buttons : 1


Released during March 1980.


* Consoles :

Sega Saturn (1997, "Sega Memorial Selection Vol.2")

* Others :

Mobile phones (2003, "Mobile Samurai")


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.34b2 [Nicola Salmoria]

< Japan >


* Add sound/samples


- 0.67: Changed description to 'Samurai'.

- 0.37b7: Removed Samples sound.

- 0.36b5: Added user1 proms ($0, 20 - control and sequence).

- 0.36b3: Changed description to 'Samurai (Sega)'.

- 18th August 1999: Phil Stroffolino sent in an update to the Samurai driver, with ADPCM sound and a lot of other fixes.

- 11th August 1999: Phil Stroffolino sent in a preliminary Samurai driver, which is missing sound and colors but otherwise playable.

- 0.34b2: Nicola Salmoria added Samurai (Sega 1980).

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Romset: 15 kb / 17 files / 11.8 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="samurai" sourcefile="vicdual.c">
              <rom name="epr-289.u33" size="1024" crc="a1a9cb03" sha1="1875a86ad5938295dd5db6bb045be46eba8638ba" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="epr-290.u32" size="1024" crc="49fede51" sha1="58ab1779d555281ec436ae90dcdf4ada42625892" region="maincpu" offset="400"/>
              <rom name="epr-291.u31" size="1024" crc="6503dd72" sha1="e0a3f42418a13f38314ec6e7951cd45c686fecbc" region="maincpu" offset="800"/>
              <rom name="epr-292.u30" size="1024" crc="179c224f" sha1="0a202718a9c2f5f4f1553d1dccd99bebb511363f" region="maincpu" offset="c00"/>
              <rom name="epr-366.u29" size="1024" crc="3df2abec" sha1="f52182c93026de0f5e7a3c36fe4a35e386c95d0c" region="maincpu" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="epr-355.u28" size="1024" crc="b24517a4" sha1="51d613ac21e33c70705f1731b905af72dc561dbf" region="maincpu" offset="1400"/>
              <rom name="epr-367.u27" size="1024" crc="992a6e5a" sha1="45ae4bf297d7ce52d879d3af5e26960c0dd5034c" region="maincpu" offset="1800"/>
              <rom name="epr-368.u26" size="1024" crc="403c72ce" sha1="eaa7a56a28b393db97fd6f1a62b7592cd47060f0" region="maincpu" offset="1c00"/>
              <rom name="epr-369.u8" size="1024" crc="3cfd115b" sha1="58d1d34605b75f0078eb7e61eca8d5897a8b8294" region="maincpu" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="epr-370.u7" size="1024" crc="2c30db12" sha1="9dcf8aa5cfdda5b350fc6b70524a15f970d98d91" region="maincpu" offset="2400"/>
              <rom name="epr-299.u6" size="1024" crc="87c71139" sha1="10c273c2f6a58bba8b5891dfd851e18898b45fd1" region="maincpu" offset="2800"/>
              <rom name="epr-371.u5" size="1024" crc="761f56cf" sha1="0d63e8b0ac7bfe9f3cd08cea68eb941b1a5a536c" region="maincpu" offset="2c00"/>
              <rom name="epr-301.u4" size="1024" crc="23de1ff7" sha1="51bf437a62ee770918524c8d0e8b0e007a800021" region="maincpu" offset="3000"/>
              <rom name="epr-372.u3" size="1024" crc="292cfd89" sha1="a8131f03e8e9f5009508813445bbea559bc27726" region="maincpu" offset="3400"/>
              <rom name="pr55.clr" size="32" crc="975f5fb0" sha1="d5917d68ad5549fe5cc997521c3b0a5a279d2231" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="316-0043.u87" size="32" crc="e60a7960" sha1="b8b8716e859c57c35310efc4594262afedb84823" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="316-0042.u88" size="32" crc="a1506b9d" sha1="037c3db2ea40eca459e8acba9d1506dd28d72d10" region="user1" offset="20"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="1933560"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="270" width="256" height="224" refresh="60.000000" pixclock="5156160" htotal="328" hbend="0" hbstart="256" vtotal="262" vbend="0" vbstart="224" />
              <sound channels="0"/>
              <input players="1" buttons="1" coins="1">
                     <control type="joy" ways="4"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="IN0" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Infinite Lives" tag="IN0" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="IN1" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="IN2" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="IN3" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <driver status="preliminary" emulation="good" color="good" sound="preliminary" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="0"/>

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