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youma2: MAME ROM Information.


Youma Ninpou Chou (c) 1986 Nichibutsu.

Battle your way through a variety of landscapes shooting plenty of enemies as you go. Grab special scrolls that allow you to use a limited-time power-up weapon. Beat the end boss to move on to the next stage.


Main CPU : Z80 (@ 6 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM3526 (@ 4 Mhz), (2x) DAC

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 3


Released in September 1986.

The title of this game translates from Japanese as 'Ghost Ninja Arts Scroll'.

This game is known outside Japan as "Ninja Emaki".

A bootleg of the game was released by Game Electronics.


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.36b13 [Takahiro Nogi]


- ninjemak and clones: Countdown at Game Over corrupted. Tafoid (ID 04344)


- 0.142u3: Angelo Salese hooked up NB1414M4 to Ninja Emaki, greatly improving gfxs in it. Implemented serial type scrolling for Youma Ninpou Chou bootlegs. Changed region gfx5 to blit_data and visible area to 224x256.

- 0.138u2: Replaced 'Unknown' dipswitches and with 2x 'Unused'.

- 0.138: Takahiro Nogi added clone Youma Ninpou Chou (Japan, alt).

- 0.111u1: Added clones Youma Ninpou Chou (Game Electronics bootleg, set 1) and (set 2).

- 23rd October 2005: Corrado Tomaselli and f205v dumped Youma Ninpou Chou (Game Electronics bootleg, set 1).

- 16th July 2003: Tomasz Slanina try to fix emulation of Ninja Emaki/Youma Ninpou Chou. Added little hacks to display title screens and texts ('credits'+numbers,'press start...','insert coin' etc).

- 19th August 2002: Guru dumped Youma Ninpou Chou (Game Electronics bootleg, set 2).

- 7th August 2002: Guru - Youma Ninpou Chou bootleg arrived and was bought by Randy on Ebay.

- 0.36b13: Takahiro Nogi added Ninja Emaki (US) (Nichibutsu 1986) and clone Youma Ninpou Chou (Japan).

- 25th December 1999: Nicola Salmoria merged the Ninja Emaki driver with the Galivan driver.

- 23rd December 1999: Takahiro Nogi sent in a driver for Ninja Emaki / Youma Ninpou Chou.

LEVELS: 5 (endless)

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Romset: 466 kb / 22 files / 201.5 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="youma2" sourcefile="galivan.c" cloneof="ninjemak" romof="ninjemak">
              <description>Youma Ninpou Chou (Japan, alt)</description>
              <rom name="1.1d" size="32768" crc="171dbe99" sha1="c9fdca3849e20ab702415984b4039cf2cfa34cb8" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="2.3d" size="16384" crc="e502d62a" sha1="fdfb44c17557a513fe855b14140fe48921d6802b" region="maincpu" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="3.4d" size="32768" crc="cb84745c" sha1="a961c329be26c423212078d04d5f783c796136b4" region="maincpu" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="12.14b" merge="ninjemak.12" size="16384" crc="3d1cd329" sha1="6abd8e0dbecddfd67c4d358b958c850136fd3c29" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="13.15b" merge="ninjemak.13" size="32768" crc="ac3a0b81" sha1="39f2c305706e313d5256c357a3c8b57bbe45d3d7" region="audiocpu" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="4.7d" size="32768" crc="40aeffd8" sha1="f31e723323a0cdb8efa8b320f1c4efd646401ca4" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ninjemak.8" merge="ninjemak.8" size="32768" crc="655f0a58" sha1="8ffe73cec68d52c7b09651b546289613d6d4dde4" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ninjemak.9" merge="ninjemak.9" size="32768" crc="934e1703" sha1="451f8d01d9035d91c969cdc3fb582a00007da7df" region="gfx2" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="ninjemak.10" merge="ninjemak.10" size="32768" crc="955b5c45" sha1="936bfe2599228dd0861bbcfe15152ac5e9b906d1" region="gfx2" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="ninjemak.11" merge="ninjemak.11" size="32768" crc="bbd2e51c" sha1="51bc266cf8161610204e5d98e56346b1d8d3c009" region="gfx2" offset="18000"/>
              <rom name="ninjemak.16" merge="ninjemak.16" size="32768" crc="8df93fed" sha1="ef37c78d4abbdbe9f427e3d9345f52464261116d" region="gfx3" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ninjemak.17" merge="ninjemak.17" size="32768" crc="a3efd0fc" sha1="69d40707b0570c2f1be6247f0209ba9e60a83ed0" region="gfx3" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="ninjemak.14" merge="ninjemak.14" size="32768" crc="bff332d3" sha1="d277ba18034b083eaafa969d90685563994416fa" region="gfx3" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="ninjemak.15" merge="ninjemak.15" size="32768" crc="56430ed4" sha1="68356a0f68404ef70d8dc17d5cbdf5e1f28badcf" region="gfx3" offset="18000"/>
              <rom name="ninjemak.7" merge="ninjemak.7" size="16384" crc="80c20d36" sha1="f20724754824030d62059388f3ea2224f5b7a60e" region="gfx4" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ninjemak.6" merge="ninjemak.6" size="16384" crc="1da7a651" sha1="5307452058164a0bc39d144dd204627a9ead7543" region="gfx4" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="5.15d" size="16384" crc="1b4f64aa" sha1="2cb2db946bf93e0928d6aa2e2dd29acb92981567" region="blit_data" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="bpr.6e" merge="ninjemak.pr1" size="256" crc="8a62d4e4" sha1="99ca4da01ea1b5585f6e3ebf162c3f988ab317e5" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="bpr.7e" merge="ninjemak.pr2" size="256" crc="2ccf976f" sha1="b804ee761793697087fbe3372352f301a22feeab" region="proms" offset="100"/>
              <rom name="bpr.8e" merge="ninjemak.pr3" size="256" crc="16b2a7a4" sha1="53c410b439c8a835447f15f2ab250b363b3f7888" region="proms" offset="200"/>
              <rom name="bpr.2d" merge="yncp-2d.bin" size="256" crc="23bade78" sha1="7e2de5eb08d888f97830807b6dbe85d09bb3b7f8" region="proms" offset="300"/>
              <rom name="bpr.7f" merge="yncp-7f.bin" size="256" crc="262d0809" sha1="a67281af02cef082023c0d7d57e3824aeef67450" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="6000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymsnd" name="YM3526" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="dac1" name="DAC"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="dac2" name="DAC"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="270" width="256" height="224" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="3" coins="2">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSW1" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="3" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="6" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Bonus Life" tag="DSW1" mask="12">
                     <dipvalue name="20k and every 60k" value="12" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="50k and every 60k" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="20k and every 90k" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="50k and every 90k" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSW1" mask="48">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="48" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Free Play" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSW1" 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="Demo Sounds" tag="DSW2" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="DSW2" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="2"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSW2" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSW2" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSW2" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="DSW2" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Allow Continue" tag="DSW2" mask="192">
                     <dipvalue name="No" value="192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Times" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5 Times" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="99 Times" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="SERVICE" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <driver status="preliminary" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" protection="preliminary" savestate="supported" palettesize="4480"/>

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