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theglad: MAME ROM Information.


The Gladiator (c) 2003 IGS.

The cursed Sacred Sword appeared once again, took lives of hundreds people. Two prominent families were killed, just because they possessed it. Behind these entire massacres more mysteries were secretly hidden, the rumors said perhaps even the government seemed to take part of it. Chu Xing Han, San Kuan Ging and Wu Ping decided to revenge. Chu is good friend and partner Greg Tien Ray also wanted to help them. Mysterious woman Huang Her decided to kill her own father for committing all these crimes. Wu-Lin Sword master's disciple Siong Chien Chien had an eye on the power of the sword and determined to seize the object.

The conflict in Wu-Lin seemed to trigger at any moment, unconsciously all sword masters were falling into a sophisticated conspiracy designed by Yuen Dynasty Government and...


IGS PGM hardware

Main CPU : 68000, Z80

Sound Chips : ICS2115

Players : 4

Control : 8-way Joystick

Buttons : 4


Released in January 2003.

This game is known as "Shen Jian" in China and "The Road of The Sword" in Japan.


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.145u5 [David Haywood]

0.130u3 [?]

0.105u3 [David Haywood]


- 0.145u5: SoftwareThis added clone The Gladiator - Road of the Sword / Shen Jian (M68k label V100) (ARM label V100, ROM 02/25/03 SHEN JIAN) (JAMMA PCB). Changed 'The Gladiator (ver. 100)' to clone 'The Gladiator - Road of the Sword / Shen Jian (M68k label V101) (ARM label V107, ROM 06/06/03 SHEN JIAN V107)' and clone 'The Gladiator (ver. 101)' to parent 'The Gladiator - Road of the Sword / Shen Jian (M68k label V100) (ARM label V100, ROM 01/16/03 SHEN JIAN)'. Changed ARM7 CPU3 clock speed to 33333333 Hz. Renamed (theglad) to (theglada) and (theglada) to (theglad).

- 0.130u3: Added The Gladiator (ver. 100). Changed 'The Gladiator' to clone to 'The Gladiator (ver. 101)'. Renamed (theglad) to (theglada).

- 0.130u2: Added ARM7 (20MHz) CPU3.

- 0.105u3: David Haywood added The Gladiator (IGS 2001).

Romset: 55808 kb / 9 files / 19.3 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="theglad" sourcefile="pgm.c" romof="pgm">
              <description>The Gladiator - Road of the Sword / Shen Jian (M68k label V100) (ARM label V100, ROM 01/16/03 SHEN JIAN)</description>
              <biosset name="v2" description="PGM Bios V2" default="yes"/>
              <biosset name="v1" description="PGM Bios V1"/>
              <rom name="pgm_p02s.u20" merge="pgm_p02s.u20" bios="v2" size="131072" crc="78c15fa2" sha1="885a6558e022602cc6f482ac9667ba9f61e75092" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="pgm_p01s.u20" merge="pgm_p01s.u20" bios="v1" size="131072" crc="e42b166e" sha1="2a9df9ec746b14b74fae48b1a438da14973702ea" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="v101.u6" size="524288" crc="f799e866" sha1="dccc3c903357c40c3cf85ac0ae8fc12fb0f853a6" region="maincpu" offset="100000"/>
              <rom name="theglad_igs027a.bin" size="16384" status="nodump" region="prot" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="v107.u26" size="2097152" crc="f7c61357" sha1="52d31c464dfc83c5371b078cb6b73c0d0e0d57e3" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="pgm_t01s.rom" merge="pgm_t01s.rom" size="2097152" crc="1a7123a0" sha1="cc567f577bfbf45427b54d6695b11b74f2578af3" region="tiles" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="t04601.u33" size="8388608" crc="e5dab371" sha1="2e3c93958eb0326b6b84b95c2168626f26bbac76" region="tiles" offset="180000"/>
              <rom name="a04601.u2" size="8388608" crc="d9b2e004" sha1="8e1882b800fe9f12d7d49303e7417ba5b6f8ef85" region="sprcol" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a04602.u4" size="8388608" crc="14f22308" sha1="7fad54704e8c97eab723f53dfb50fb3e7bb606d2" region="sprcol" offset="800000"/>
              <rom name="a04603.u6" size="8388608" crc="8f621e17" sha1="b0f87f378e0115d0c95017ca0f1b0d508827a7c6" region="sprcol" offset="1000000"/>
              <rom name="b04601.u11" size="8388608" crc="ee72bccf" sha1="73c25fe659f6c903447066e4ef83d2f580449d76" region="sprmask" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="b04602.u12" size="4194304" crc="7dba9c38" sha1="a03d509274e8f6a500a7ebe2da5aab8bed4e7f2f" region="sprmask" offset="800000"/>
              <rom name="pgm_m01s.rom" merge="pgm_m01s.rom" size="2097152" crc="45ae7159" sha1="d3ed3ff3464557fd0df6b069b2e431528b0ebfa8" region="ics" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="w04601.u1" size="8388608" crc="5f15ddb3" sha1="c38dcef8e06802a84e42a7fc9fa505475fc3ac65" region="ics" offset="400000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="20000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="soundcpu" name="Z80" clock="8467200"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="prot" name="ARM7" clock="33333333"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ics" name="ICS2115"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="448" height="224" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="4" buttons="4" coins="4">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSW" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Music" tag="DSW" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="2" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Voice" tag="DSW" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="4" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Free" tag="DSW" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Stop" tag="DSW" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSW" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSW" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSW" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <driver status="preliminary" emulation="preliminary" color="good" sound="imperfect" graphic="good" protection="preliminary" savestate="supported" palettesize="2304"/>

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