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silentdu: MAME ROM Information.


Silent Dragon (c) 04/1992 Taito.

Four brawlers take up arms to destroy the evil gangs.


Taito B System hardware

Main CPU : 68000 (@ 16 Mhz), Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2610 (@ 8 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 320 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 4096

Players : 4

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 3


Silent Dragon was developed by an outside team called 'East Technology', PCBs are copyrighted 'ET' which stands for 'East Technology'.

The third boss in this game is an homage to Jagi from the manga 'Hokuto no Ken'.


Programmers : E. Ogura, Y. Katumata, T. Kaki, T. Kim, T. Odd

Music composed by : T. Noaki

Sound effects : T. Noaki, H. Tsuda

Voices : Nozaki, Hasyepon, Irisawa, Sakai, Takeda

Character designers : K. Sakai, T. Chida, T. Irisawa, N. Wataya, Y. Takeda

Supervisor : N. Takioka


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.37b5 [Jarek Burczynski]


- silentd, silentdj, silentdu: Sprite positions are incorrect. Jameson (ID 02128)

- Explosions on the title screen not clearing away properly. Twist (ID 00194)

- DIP switch problems. Mamesick (ID 00611)


- 0.109u1: Fixed interrupt in Silent Dragon (in all scenes with linescrolling, the characters move in slow motion).

- 0.108u1: Patrik Styrnell added clone Silent Dragon (US). Fixed rom names.

- 0.70u4: Brian Troha fixed dipswitches in Silent Dragon. Added dipswitches 'Invulnerability', 'Power-Up Bonus', 'Regain Power' and 3x 'Unused'.

- 0.59: Added 'Flip Screen' dipswitch.

- 0.37b10: Added clone Silent Dragon (Japan).

- 0.37b5: Jarek Burczynski added Silent Dragon (World) (Taito 1992).

- 11th July 2000: Jarek Burczynski added Space Invaders DX, Violence Fight, Master of Weapon and Silent Dragon to the Taito-B driver.


- A.D. 19XX, the city lay in ruins. Dr. Bio is planning to produce the mutant monsters using his controlling DNA substance and rule the entire city. Now the four warriors have risen to oppose Dr. Bio.

LEVELS: 5 (developed by East Technology)

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* FB Alpha

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Romset: 5696 kb / 11 files / 2.69 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="silentdu" sourcefile="taito_b.c" cloneof="silentd" romof="silentd">
              <description>Silent Dragon (US)</description>
              <manufacturer>Taito America Corporation</manufacturer>
              <rom name="east-12-1.ic32" merge="east-12-1.ic32" size="131072" crc="5883d362" sha1="21c3af053fa92c26f119466ecd655697cc72ff3a" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="east-14-1.ic10" size="131072" crc="3267bcd5" sha1="358a717d0cdd22d84eb0d928c36e4e72a40c2882" region="maincpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="east-11.ic31" merge="east-11.ic31" size="131072" crc="35da4428" sha1="5374bd97ad58aa2d67404cb05c862bb3aba40d6a" region="maincpu" offset="40000"/>
              <rom name="east-09.ic9" merge="east-09.ic9" size="131072" crc="2f05b14a" sha1="f9ae935612e95d8ac2596af1728a6062569e9a42" region="maincpu" offset="40001"/>
              <rom name="east-13.ic15" merge="east-13.ic15" size="65536" crc="651861ab" sha1="f94a120b70a4d59e17a6e120ca461b1f37587c0c" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="east-04.ic28" merge="east-04.ic28" size="1048576" crc="53237217" sha1="fec044c26b8c99235f88c8be0d9ac63b81a3a094" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="east-06.ic29" merge="east-06.ic29" size="1048576" crc="e6e6dfa7" sha1="913fa9a21cea175a1af87023144ebc98b3b0f33b" region="gfx1" offset="100000"/>
              <rom name="east-03.ic39" merge="east-03.ic39" size="1048576" crc="1b9b2846" sha1="d9c87e130bc3baa949d8a8738daad648fcf284df" region="gfx1" offset="200000"/>
              <rom name="east-05.ic40" merge="east-05.ic40" size="1048576" crc="e02472c5" sha1="35572610f6823ec980a928a75abd689197ebe207" region="gfx1" offset="300000"/>
              <rom name="east-01.ic1" merge="east-01.ic1" size="524288" crc="b41fff1a" sha1="54920d13fa2b3000eedab9d0050a299ae743c663" region="ymsnd" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="east-02.ic3" merge="east-02.ic3" size="524288" crc="e0de5c39" sha1="75d0e193d882e67921c216c3293454e34304d25e" region="ymsnd.deltat" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="16000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymsnd" name="YM2610" clock="8000000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="320" height="224" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="4" buttons="3" coins="4" tilt="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSWA" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="DSWA" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSWA" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DSWA" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="8" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coinage" tag="DSWA" mask="48">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="48" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Price to Continue" tag="DSWA" mask="192">
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Same as Start" value="192" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSWB" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Medium" value="3" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hardest" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Invulnerability (Cheat)" tag="DSWB" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Power-Up Bonus" tag="DSWB" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Regain Power" tag="DSWB" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Credits" tag="DSWB" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Combined" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Separate" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet Style" tag="DSWB" mask="192">
                     <dipvalue name="3 Players" value="192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Players" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Players/1 Machine" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Players/2 Machines" value="0"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="4096"/>

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