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Top Hunter - Roddy & Cathy (c) 1994 SNK.

An unique action platform game that feature Roddy & Cathy, 2 powerful bounty hunters that are determined to wipe out the space pirate army! Features excellent 2-D graphics & plenty of secrets to find!


SNK Neo-Geo MVS hardware

Game ID : 046

Main CPU : 68000 (@ 12 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2610 (@ 8 Mhz)

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 3

=> [A] Punch/Arm stretch/Throw objects, [B] Jump, [C] Change planes


Released in May 1994.

The game borrows plenty of ideas from many of SNK's most popular fighting games at the time of its release. The two-plane stages were first used in "Fatal Fury - King of Fighters", also Roddy & Cathy feature special moves that fans of "Fatal Fury - King of Fighters" and "Art of Fighting" are sure to recognize!


Producer : Eikichi Kawasaki

Planners : Yasumi Tozono (Tozono), M. Matsuda, Y. Hashimoto

Front Designers : Tatsuya Shinkai, Khozoh Nagashima, C.A.C. Yamasaki, Mikarin Nishida

Back Designers : Hirolin Hajima, Munk Etoh, Kaori Kusunoki, Eri Kohjitani, Oda Nobunaga

Programmers : Carib, Shochan, Imasa. F, Data Tada

Sound : Yoko, Jojoha Kitapy, Shiba Pooh, Akky, Masahiko Hataya (Papaya), Toshio Shimizm (Shimizm)

Designers : Nao Q., Lolie Nishioka, K. Kinoko, Mohko Hung

Special Thanks : James Hove, H. Tanaka, Miyagami, STG Oyaji


* Consoles :

SNK Neo-Geo [JP] June 24, 1994; "Top Hunter - Roddy & Cathy [Model NGH-048]"

SNK Neo-Geo CD [JP] Sep. 29, 1994; "Top Hunter - Roddy & Cathy [Model NGCD-048]"

Sony PlayStation 2 [US] May 05, 2008 "SNK Arcade Classics Vol.1 [Model SLUS-21724]"

Sony PSP [US] May 05, 2008 "SNK Arcade Classics Vol.1 [Model ULUS-10338]"

Sony PlayStation 2 [KO] May 29, 2008 "SNK Arcade Classics Vol.1 [Model SLKA-25424]"

Nintendo Wii [US] July 29, 2008 "SNK Arcade Classics Vol.1 [Model RVL-P-RNCE]"

Sony PSP [EU] Oct. 17, 2008 "SNK Arcade Classics Vol.1 [Model ULES-01105]"

Nintendo Wii [EU] Oct. 31, 2008 "SNK Arcade Classics Vol.1 [Model RVL-P-RJZP]"

Sony PlayStation 2 [EU] Nov. 21, 2008 "SNK Arcade Classics Vol.1 [Model SLES-55232]"

Sony PSP [JP] May. 21, 2009 "SNK Arcade Classics Vol.1 [Model ULJS-193]"


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.34b2 [?]

Neo-Geo (Artwork available)


- 0.143u4: Changed description to 'Top Hunter - Roddy & Cathy (NGM-046)' and clone to '(NGH-046)'.

- 0.134u1: Added clone Top Hunter - Roddy & Cathy (set 2). JohnBoy renamed sets based on them being used for the initial AES production runs. Renamed (tophuntra) to (tophuntrh) and added correct s1 rom.

- 0.129u4: Renamed (tophunta) to (tophuntra).

- 0.79: Added clone 'Top Hunter - Roddy & Cathy (set 2)'. Changed parent description to 'Top Hunter - Roddy & Cathy (set 1)'.

- 0.37b13: Nicola Salmoria fixed NeoGeo raster effects in Top Hunter (waves when entering bonus stages).

- 0.36b1: Changed description to 'Top Hunter - Roddy & Cathy'.

- 0.34b2: Added Top Hunter (SNK 1994).

Other Emulators:

* Calice

* FB Alpha

* Kawaks

* Nebula


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Top Hunter - Roddy & Cathy

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Romset: 14592 kb / 16 files / 6.46 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="tophuntr" sourcefile="neodrvr.c" romof="neogeo">
              <description>Top Hunter - Roddy &amp; Cathy (NGM-046)</description>
              <biosset name="euro" description="Europe MVS (Ver. 2)" default="yes"/>
              <biosset name="euro-s1" description="Europe MVS (Ver. 1)"/>
              <biosset name="us" description="US MVS (Ver. 2?)"/>
              <biosset name="us-e" description="US MVS (Ver. 1)"/>
              <biosset name="asia" description="Asia MVS (Ver. 3)"/>
              <biosset name="japan" description="Japan MVS (Ver. 3)"/>
              <biosset name="japan-s2" description="Japan MVS (Ver. 2)"/>
              <biosset name="japan-s1" description="Japan MVS (Ver. 1)"/>
              <biosset name="mv1c" description="NEO-MVH MV1C"/>
              <biosset name="japan-j3" description="Japan MVS (J3)"/>
              <biosset name="japan-hotel" description="Custom Japanese Hotel"/>
              <biosset name="uni-bios_2_3" description="Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 2.3)"/>
              <biosset name="uni-bios_2_3o" description="Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 2.3, older?)"/>
              <biosset name="uni-bios_2_2" description="Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 2.2)"/>
              <biosset name="uni-bios_2_1" description="Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 2.1)"/>
              <biosset name="uni-bios_2_0" description="Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 2.0)"/>
              <biosset name="uni-bios_1_3" description="Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 1.3)"/>
              <biosset name="uni-bios_1_2" description="Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 1.2)"/>
              <biosset name="uni-bios_1_2o" description="Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 1.2, older)"/>
              <biosset name="uni-bios_1_1" description="Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 1.1)"/>
              <biosset name="uni-bios_1_0" description="Universe Bios (Hack, Ver. 1.0)"/>
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              <rom name="sp-s.sp1" merge="sp-s.sp1" bios="euro-s1" size="131072" crc="c7f2fa45" sha1="09576ff20b4d6b365e78e6a5698ea450262697cd" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="usa_2slt.bin" merge="usa_2slt.bin" bios="us" size="131072" crc="e72943de" sha1="5c6bba07d2ec8ac95776aa3511109f5e1e2e92eb" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
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              <rom name="asia-s3.rom" merge="asia-s3.rom" bios="asia" size="131072" crc="91b64be3" sha1="720a3e20d26818632aedf2c2fd16c54f213543e1" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
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              <rom name="japan-j3.bin" merge="japan-j3.bin" bios="japan-j3" size="131072" crc="dff6d41f" sha1="e92910e20092577a4523a6b39d578a71d4de7085" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="sp-1v1_3db8c.bin" merge="sp-1v1_3db8c.bin" bios="japan-hotel" size="131072" crc="162f0ebe" sha1="fe1c6dd3dfcf97d960065b1bb46c1e11cb7bf271" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="uni-bios_2_3.rom" merge="uni-bios_2_3.rom" bios="uni-bios_2_3" size="131072" crc="27664eb5" sha1="5b02900a3ccf3df168bdcfc98458136fd2b92ac0" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="uni-bios_2_3o.rom" merge="uni-bios_2_3o.rom" bios="uni-bios_2_3o" size="131072" crc="601720ae" sha1="1b8a72c720cdb5ee3f1d735bbcf447b09204b8d9" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="uni-bios_2_2.rom" merge="uni-bios_2_2.rom" bios="uni-bios_2_2" size="131072" crc="2d50996a" sha1="5241a4fb0c63b1a23fd1da8efa9c9a9bd3b4279c" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="uni-bios_2_1.rom" merge="uni-bios_2_1.rom" bios="uni-bios_2_1" size="131072" crc="8dabf76b" sha1="c23732c4491d966cf0373c65c83c7a4e88f0082c" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="uni-bios_2_0.rom" merge="uni-bios_2_0.rom" bios="uni-bios_2_0" size="131072" crc="0c12c2ad" sha1="37bcd4d30f3892078b46841d895a6eff16dc921e" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="uni-bios_1_3.rom" merge="uni-bios_1_3.rom" bios="uni-bios_1_3" size="131072" crc="b24b44a0" sha1="eca8851d30557b97c309a0d9f4a9d20e5b14af4e" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="uni-bios_1_2.rom" merge="uni-bios_1_2.rom" bios="uni-bios_1_2" size="131072" crc="4fa698e9" sha1="682e13ec1c42beaa2d04473967840c88fd52c75a" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="uni-bios_1_2o.rom" merge="uni-bios_1_2o.rom" bios="uni-bios_1_2o" size="131072" crc="e19d3ce9" sha1="af88ef837f44a3af2d7144bb46a37c8512b67770" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="uni-bios_1_1.rom" merge="uni-bios_1_1.rom" bios="uni-bios_1_1" size="131072" crc="5dda0d84" sha1="4153d533c02926a2577e49c32657214781ff29b7" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="uni-bios_1_0.rom" merge="uni-bios_1_0.rom" bios="uni-bios_1_0" size="131072" crc="0ce453a0" sha1="3b4c0cd26c176fc6b26c3a2f95143dd478f6abf9" region="mainbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="046-p1.p1" size="1048576" crc="69fa9e29" sha1="9a40a16163193bb506a32bd34f6323b25ec69622" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="046-p2.sp2" size="1048576" crc="f182cb3e" sha1="6b4e0af5d4e623f0682f37ff5c69e5b705e20028" region="maincpu" offset="100000"/>
              <rom name="046-s1.s1" size="131072" crc="14b01d7b" sha1="618ce75c25d6cc86a3b46bd64a0aa34ab82f75ae" region="fixed" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="sfix.sfix" merge="sfix.sfix" size="131072" crc="c2ea0cfd" sha1="fd4a618cdcdbf849374f0a50dd8efe9dbab706c3" region="fixedbios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="000-lo.lo" merge="000-lo.lo" size="131072" crc="5a86cff2" sha1="5992277debadeb64d1c1c64b0a92d9293eaf7e4a" region="zoomy" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="sm1.sm1" merge="sm1.sm1" size="131072" crc="94416d67" sha1="42f9d7ddd6c0931fd64226a60dc73602b2819dcf" region="audiobios" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="046-m1.m1" size="131072" crc="3f84bb9f" sha1="07446040871d11da3c2217ee9d1faf8c3cae7420" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="046-v1.v1" size="1048576" crc="c1f9c2db" sha1="bed95a76afefa46503a12e0f0a9787c4c967ac50" region="ymsnd" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="046-v2.v2" size="1048576" crc="56254a64" sha1="1cf049cb4c414419859d2c8ee714317a35a85251" region="ymsnd" offset="100000"/>
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              <rom name="046-c1.c1" size="1048576" crc="fa720a4a" sha1="364913b9fa40d46e4e39ae3cdae914cfd0de137d" region="sprites" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="046-c2.c2" size="1048576" crc="c900c205" sha1="50274e79aa26f334eb806288688b30720bade883" region="sprites" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="046-c3.c3" size="1048576" crc="880e3c25" sha1="b6974af0c833b766866919b6f15b6f8cef82530d" region="sprites" offset="200000"/>
              <rom name="046-c4.c4" size="1048576" crc="7a2248aa" sha1="8af0b26025a54e3b91604dd24a3c1c518fbd8536" region="sprites" offset="200001"/>
              <rom name="046-c5.c5" size="1048576" crc="4b735e45" sha1="2f8b46388c4696aee6a97e1e21cdadf6b142b01a" region="sprites" offset="400000"/>
              <rom name="046-c6.c6" size="1048576" crc="273171df" sha1="9c35832221e016c12ef1ed71da167f565daaf86c" region="sprites" offset="400001"/>
              <rom name="046-c7.c7" size="1048576" crc="12829c4c" sha1="ac5f3d848d7116fc35c97f53a72c85e049dd3a2f" region="sprites" offset="600000"/>
              <rom name="046-c8.c8" size="1048576" crc="c944e03d" sha1="be23999b8ce09ee15ba500ce4d5e2a82a4f58d9b" region="sprites" offset="600001"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="12000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymsnd" name="YM2610" clock="8000000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="320" height="224" refresh="59.185606" pixclock="6000000" htotal="384" hbend="30" hbstart="350" vtotal="264" vbend="16" vbstart="240" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="4" coins="2">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Test Switch" tag="IN0" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin Chutes?" tag="IN0" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="1?" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2?" value="2" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Autofire (in some games)" tag="IN0" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="COMM Setting (Cabinet No.)" tag="IN0" mask="24">
                     <dipvalue name="1" value="24" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="COMM Setting (Link Enable)" tag="IN0" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Free Play" tag="IN0" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Freeze" tag="IN0" 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="0"/>

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