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tsamurai2: MAME ROM Information.


Samurai Nihon-ichi (c) 1985 Taito.


Board Number : M6100070A

Prom Stickers : A35

Main CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound CPU : (2x) Z80 (@ 2 Mhz)

Sound Chips : AY8910 (@ 2 Mhz), (2x) DAC (@ 2 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 240 x 256 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 256

Players : 2

Control : 4-way joystick

Buttons : 2


Developed by Kaneko.

The title of this game translates from Japanese as 'Japan's No. 1 Samurai'.


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.36b3 [Phil Stroffolino]

Artwork available


- 0.145u1: Changed parent and clones descriptions to 'Samurai Nihon-Ichi'.

- 0.141u3: f205v changed description of clone 'Samurai Nihon-ichi (set 3, harder)' to 'Samurai Nihon-ichi (bootleg, harder)'.

- 0.131u2: f205v added clone Samurai Nihon-ichi (set 3, harder).

- 5th May 2009: f205v dumped Samurai Nihon-ichi (set 3, harder).

- 0.130u3: Renamed (tsamura2) to (tsamurai2).

- 17th February 2009: Mr. Do - Kiltron got extra busy this past month: Samurai Nihon-ichi artwork, courtesy of the BYOAC/CAG artwork.

- 0.62: Fixed gfx1 rom loading.

- 0.37b9: Fixed gfx1/2 rom loading.

- 0.36b10: Added clone Samurai Nihon-ichi (set 2). Changed parent description to 'Samurai Nihon-ichi (set 1)'. Fixed rom names.

- 17th November 1999: Takahiro Nogi fixed Samurai (Taito) colors.

- 0.36b4: Replaced the 2x MSM5205 sound with 2x DAC. Added missing gfx2 rom ($4000).

- 29th August 1999: Phil Stroffolino hooked up DACs properly in Samurai (Taito) and added the missing ROM.

- 0.36b3: Phil Stroffolino added Samurai (Taito) (Taito 1985). Known issues: ADPCM sounds rough. Text layer colors are bogus for two reasons: It isn't clear what part of the palette should be used one of Samurai's GFX ROMs is bad. Colors need verification.


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Romset: 157 kb / 18 files / 68.4 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="tsamurai2" sourcefile="tsamurai.c" cloneof="tsamurai" romof="tsamurai">
              <description>Samurai Nihon-Ichi (set 2)</description>
              <manufacturer>Kaneko / Taito</manufacturer>
              <rom name="a35-01.3r" size="16384" crc="282d96ad" sha1="c9d7a9b7acbe6431c061a9b50c05fab3ae664094" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a35-02.3t" size="16384" crc="e3fa0cfa" sha1="3ed8a67789f666fe12d7597014d39deea3c12506" region="maincpu" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="a35-03.3v" size="16384" crc="2fff1e0a" sha1="0d54b0c9c4760a02bfe5b5d77fff4c858b15dbd8" region="maincpu" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="a35-14.4e" size="8192" crc="f10aee3b" sha1="c4fa2bd626b15b9ea1d5d7e6eaab4f1674841b02" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a35-15.4c" merge="a35-15.4c" size="8192" crc="1e0d1e33" sha1="02612f10c264f06f59f61f0de4df0ef84249e963" region="audiocpu" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="a35-13.4j" size="8192" crc="3828f4d2" sha1="646477c431b123c031ed452b65e96a33e78a2bac" region="audio2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a35-04.10a" merge="a35-04.10a" size="8192" crc="b97ce9b1" sha1="3993001bd98758fd5673d91786846ae019c64027" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a35-05.10b" merge="a35-05.10b" size="8192" crc="55a17b08" sha1="29427b51b780fb622ac093ea4604caf77cb587ed" region="gfx1" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="a35-06.10d" merge="a35-06.10d" size="8192" crc="f5ee6f8f" sha1="0ec90c5edd4d8a9ef614d60bafb002be3daf34ee" region="gfx1" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="a35-10.11n" merge="a35-10.11n" size="4096" crc="0b5a0c45" sha1="4b8ea5dd58c437e7d7929b93ff795803422cb505" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a35-11.11q" merge="a35-11.11q" size="4096" crc="93346d75" sha1="b7936ff6f08e4d01bf7d4d2f06ef6b5d84b5097d" region="gfx2" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="a35-12.11r" merge="a35-12.11r" size="4096" crc="f4c69d8a" sha1="fb308146d4f4b01bd1318c6986e5124725b2a98f" region="gfx2" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="a35-07.12h" merge="a35-07.12h" size="16384" crc="38fc349f" sha1="d9fdb5bc84808d065e84e077f0e78d8f71b4f0ca" region="gfx3" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a35-08.12j" merge="a35-08.12j" size="16384" crc="a07d6dc3" sha1="2ab50ea462a63548d401f85627d85de2e4867303" region="gfx3" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="a35-09.12k" merge="a35-09.12k" size="16384" crc="c0784a0e" sha1="e8303bb274361910746eba5e3d61b6ea862a6416" region="gfx3" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="a35-16.2j" merge="a35-16.2j" size="256" crc="72d8b332" sha1="623b1f3fd0008ad92fd1f6fc2b07215da0c26207" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a35-17.2l" merge="a35-17.2l" size="256" crc="9bf1829e" sha1="7ee47a1a0aa2e4592896d0fc5959343452c224a8" region="proms" offset="100"/>
              <rom name="a35-18.2m" merge="a35-18.2m" size="256" crc="918e4732" sha1="a38686b32d5ac0ebcba59fdba3201fe35c83d4d0" region="proms" offset="200"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="3000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="3000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audio2" name="Z80" clock="3000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="aysnd" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="3000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="dac1" name="DAC"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="dac2" name="DAC"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="90" width="256" height="240" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="2">
                     <control type="joy" ways="4"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSW1" mask="7">
                     <dipvalue name="6 Coins/1 Credit" value="7"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="6"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="5"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="3"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSW1" mask="56">
                     <dipvalue name="6 Coins/1 Credit" value="56"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="48"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="40"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="24"/>
              <dipswitch name="Freeze" tag="DSW1" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="64"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="DSW1" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="128"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSW2" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="7" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="254 (Cheat)" value="3"/>
              <dipswitch name="DSW2 Unknown 1" tag="DSW2" mask="12">
                     <dipvalue name="00" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="30" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="50" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="70" value="12" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="DSW2 Unknown 2" tag="DSW2" mask="48">
                     <dipvalue name="0x00" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0x01" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0x02" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="0x03" value="48" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DSW2" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="64" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="DSW2 Unknown 3" tag="DSW2" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="128" default="yes"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="256"/>

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