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syvalion: MAME ROM Information.


Syvalion (c) 1988 Taito.

Control the mechanical dragon Syvalion and find your way through an ever changing magical dungeon.


Taito H System hardware

Prom Sticker : B51

Main CPU : 68000 (@ 12 Mhz), Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2610 (@ 8 Mhz)

Players : 2

Control : trackball

Buttons : 1


Released in October 1988 in Japan.

Spin-off of the Darius Series!(at the middle of the Syvalion storyline, the Player helps the people of the planet 'Darius'.

The Player character, Syvalion, makes an appearance in "Darius Brust (2009, PSP)".

The producer of this game is Hisayoshi Ogura, a Famous Member of Taito's Sound Team Zuntata. He is known for the musical score at the "Darius" Series, "The Ninja Warriors", "Legend of Kage", "Zolid Infitiny". In 2007, he left Taito.

Pony Canyon / Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Syvalion : G.S.M. Taito 3 - D28B0014) on 21/03/1989.

Zuntata Records released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Zuntata History L'ab-normal 1st - ZTTL-0038) on 01/04/1999.


* When you start a new game, you can choose between Training and Expert mode. In the Expert Mode, the stages design are different.


Produced by : Hisayoshi Ogura (OGR)

Music composed by : Yasuhisa Watanabe (YAC)

Staff : Fukio Mitsuji (MTJ), (T.S), (M.F), (G.K), (TSM), (NGI)


* Consoles :

Nintendo Super Famicom (1992)

Sony PlayStation 2 [JP] (July 26, 2005; "Taito Memories Joukan [Model SLPM-66057]")

Sony PlayStation 2 (2005, "Taito Memories Vol. 1")

Microsoft XBOX (2006, "Taito Legends 2")

Sony PlayStation 2 (2006, "Taito Legends 2")

* Computers :

Sharp X68000 (1990)

PC [CD-ROM] (2006, "Taito Legends 2")


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.37b10 [Yochizo]

< Japan >


- 17th December 2000: Yochizo fixed Syvalion dipswitch settings.

- 0.37b11: Added dipswitches 'Bonus Life' and 2x 'Unused'.

- 0.37b10: Yochizo added Syvalion (Japan) (Taito 1988).

- 29th November 2000: Yochizo fixed the Syvalion emulation speed.

- 18th November 2000: Yochizo sent in a driver for Taito H system, supporting Syvalion, Record Breaker and Dynamite League.


Other Emulators:

* Raine

Recommended Games (Dragons):

Demons & Dragons (prototype)

Firebeast (prototype)

Dragon Buster

Dragon Spirit


Dragon Breed

Saint Dragon

Dragon Saber

Black Heart

Dragon Gun

Dragon Blaze

Romset: 3648 kb / 23 files / 1.66 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="syvalion" sourcefile="taito_h.c">
              <description>Syvalion (Japan)</description>
              <manufacturer>Taito Corporation</manufacturer>
              <rom name="b51-20.bin" size="131072" crc="440b6418" sha1="262b65f39eb13c11ae7b87013951097ab0a9cb63" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="b51-22.bin" size="131072" crc="e6c61079" sha1="b786ef1bfc72706347c12c17616652bc8302a98c" region="maincpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="b51-19.bin" size="131072" crc="2abd762c" sha1="97cdb9f1dba5b11b96b5d3431937669de5220512" region="maincpu" offset="40000"/>
              <rom name="b51-21.bin" size="131072" crc="aa111f30" sha1="77da4a8db49999f5fa2cf0209028d0f70e26dfe3" region="maincpu" offset="40001"/>
              <rom name="b51-23.bin" size="65536" crc="734662de" sha1="0058d6de68f26cd58b9eb8859e15f3ced6bd3489" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="b51-16.bin" size="131072" crc="c0fcf7a5" sha1="4550ba6d822ba12ad39576bcbed09b5fa54279e8" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="b51-12.bin" size="131072" crc="6b36d358" sha1="4101c110e99fe2ac1a989c84857f6438439b79a1" region="gfx1" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="b51-15.bin" size="131072" crc="30b2ee02" sha1="eacd179c8760ce9ba01e234dfd3f159773e4f2ab" region="gfx1" offset="40000"/>
              <rom name="b51-11.bin" size="131072" crc="ae9a9ac5" sha1="f1f5216e51fea3173f5317e0dda404a29b2c45fe" region="gfx1" offset="40001"/>
              <rom name="b51-08.bin" size="131072" crc="9f6a535c" sha1="40d52d3f572dd87b41d89707a2ec189760d806b0" region="gfx1" offset="100000"/>
              <rom name="b51-04.bin" size="131072" crc="03aea658" sha1="439f08948e57c9a0f450d1319e3bc99c6fd4f82d" region="gfx1" offset="100001"/>
              <rom name="b51-07.bin" size="131072" crc="764d4dc8" sha1="700de70134ade3901dad51d4bf14d91f92bc5381" region="gfx1" offset="140000"/>
              <rom name="b51-03.bin" size="131072" crc="8fd9b299" sha1="3dc2a66678dfa13f2264bb4f5ca8a31477cc59ff" region="gfx1" offset="140001"/>
              <rom name="b51-14.bin" size="131072" crc="dea7216e" sha1="b97d08b24a3dd9b061ef118fd6d8b3edfa3a3008" region="gfx1" offset="200000"/>
              <rom name="b51-10.bin" size="131072" crc="6aa97fbc" sha1="d546dd5a276cce36e879bb7bfabbdd63d36c0f72" region="gfx1" offset="200001"/>
              <rom name="b51-13.bin" size="131072" crc="dab28958" sha1="da7e7fdd1d1e5a4d72b5e7df235fc304f77fa2c9" region="gfx1" offset="240000"/>
              <rom name="b51-09.bin" size="131072" crc="cbb4f33d" sha1="6c6560603f7fd5578a866b11031d8480bc4a9eee" region="gfx1" offset="240001"/>
              <rom name="b51-06.bin" size="131072" crc="81bef4f0" sha1="83b3a762b6df6f6ca193e639116345a20f874636" region="gfx1" offset="300000"/>
              <rom name="b51-02.bin" size="131072" crc="906ba440" sha1="9a1a147caf7eac534e739b8ad60f0c71514a64c7" region="gfx1" offset="300001"/>
              <rom name="b51-05.bin" size="131072" crc="47976ae9" sha1="a2b19a39d8968b886412a85c082806917e02d9fd" region="gfx1" offset="340000"/>
              <rom name="b51-01.bin" size="131072" crc="8dab004a" sha1="1772cdcb9d0ca5ebf429f371c041b9ae12fafcd0" region="gfx1" offset="340001"/>
              <rom name="b51-18.bin" size="524288" crc="8b23ac83" sha1="340b9e7f09c1809a332b41d3fb579f5f8cd6367f" region="ymsnd.deltat" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="b51-17.bin" size="524288" crc="d85096aa" sha1="dac39ed182e9eda06575f1667c4c1ff9a4a56599" region="ymsnd" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="12000000"/>
              <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="512" height="400" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="1" coins="2" tilt="yes">
                     <control type="trackball" minimum="0" maximum="255" sensitivity="30" keydelta="30" reverse="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="DSWA" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="1"/>
              <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="Coin A" tag="DSWA" mask="48">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="48" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="32"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSWA" mask="192">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="192" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="128"/>
              <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="Bonus Life" tag="DSWB" mask="12">
                     <dipvalue name="1000k" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1500k" value="12" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2000k" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="None" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSWB" mask="48">
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="48" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="16"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSWB" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSWB" 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="528"/>

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