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dangseed: MAME ROM Information.


Dangerous Seed (c) 1989 Namco.

A vertically scrolling shoot'em up game with insect-type enemies and bosses.


Namco System 1 hardware

Game ID : DR

Main CPU : M6809 (@ 1.536 Mhz)

Sub CPU : M6809 (@ 1.536 Mhz)

Sound CPU : M6809 (@ 1.536 Mhz)

MCU : HD63701 (@ 1.536 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2151 (@ 3.57958 Mhz), Namco advanced 8-channel stereo WSG, stereo DAC

Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 224 x 288 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.61 Hz

Palette colors : 24-bit RGB palette

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


Released in December 1989.

Pony Canyon / Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Final Lap 2 : G.S.M. Namco 3 - PCCB-00040) on 21/09/1990.


Game designers : S. Shimizu, Y. Shinozaki

Character designers : Y. Shinozaki, S. Sasaki, Mitsuru Fukuoka (M. Fukuoka)

Graphic designers : Y. Shinozaki, A. Usukura

Visual designers : Y. Shinozaki, S. Sasaki, Mitsuru Fukuoka (M. Fukuoka), M. Ishida

Programmers : A. Sam, S. Shimizu

Music composer : Y. Nagumo

Director : H. Shima

Assistant director : S. Shimizu


* Consoles :

Sega Mega Drive (1990)


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.36b4 [Ernesto Corvi, Tatsuyuki Satoh]


- 0.89: Nicola Salmoria fixed Namco logo in Dangerous Seed. Added 'Kick Watchdog in IRQ', 'Auto Data Sampling' and 4x 'Unknown' dipswitches.

- 0.61: Fixed Dangerous Seed hangs on different places randomly.

- 0.36b16: Vernon C. Brooks fixed shadow/highlight in the Namco System 1 games (check Dangerous Seed's title screen!).

- 1st February 2000: Vernon C. Brooks partially fixed the Dangerous Seed title screen problem.

- 22nd January 2000: Vernon C. Brooks fixed Dangerous Seed title screen and did some other Namco System 1 driver cleanups.

- 0.36b4: Ernesto Corvi and Tatsuyuki Satoh added Dangerous Seed (Japan) (Namco 1989).

- 8th November 1999: Ernesto Corvi added proper emulation for Dragon Spirit, Dangerous Seed and Blazer key chips.

- 31st May 1999: J-ROM dumped Dangerous Seed (Japan).


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Romset: 1988 kb / 17 files / 657.7 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="dangseed" sourcefile="namcos1.c">
              <description>Dangerous Seed (Japan)</description>
              <rom name="dr1_snd0.bin" size="131072" crc="bcbbb21d" sha1="0ec3e43b94733af69c0a68fd6f5ce5cda916aef7" region="audiocpu" offset="c000"/>
              <rom name="dr_prg-5.bin" size="131072" crc="7986bbdd" sha1="7d6c99326469b5b6d88c2c9b000f03b5df390fdb" region="user1" offset="280000"/>
              <rom name="dr1_prg6.bin" size="65536" crc="cc68262b" sha1="34a6860a6e74e4060c118d06da7ecfb2530b8f97" region="user1" offset="300000"/>
              <rom name="dr1_prg7.bin" size="131072" crc="d7d2f653" sha1="a08ca7ac0c36c8f06f516bbfb9f541b77e53e864" region="user1" offset="380000"/>
              <rom name="cus64-64a1.mcu" size="4096" crc="ffb5c0bd" sha1="7a38c0cc2553c627f4ec507fb6e807cf7d537c02" region="mcu" offset="f000"/>
              <rom name="dr_voi-0.bin" size="131072" crc="de4fdc0e" sha1="b5e952aaf5a81a2b4ff1c7cae141d50360545770" region="mcu" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="dr_chr-8.bin" size="131072" crc="0fbaa10e" sha1="18ea77544678d889aded927a96a11bc04ad42fa6" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="dr_chr-0.bin" size="131072" crc="419bacc7" sha1="a89c48caa4df66eeaf76dca33c1fc34f789ac36f" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="dr_chr-1.bin" size="131072" crc="55ce77e1" sha1="159027e45a298b65b0608852d666cc88ef834d2b" region="gfx2" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="dr_chr-2.bin" size="131072" crc="6f913419" sha1="91906bad859f254b3aa3700bc62d71faccd48ad5" region="gfx2" offset="40000"/>
              <rom name="dr_chr-3.bin" size="131072" crc="fe1f1a25" sha1="c654df76b68f157c95b26294bd98fc392bca5a0a" region="gfx2" offset="60000"/>
              <rom name="dr_chr-4.bin" size="131072" crc="c34471bc" sha1="86a422c4ef4da538bf7964da0b5e920a4be85cfb" region="gfx2" offset="80000"/>
              <rom name="dr_chr-5.bin" size="131072" crc="715c0720" sha1="65484358ff090fbe8e7925d97b6a39105ef00018" region="gfx2" offset="a0000"/>
              <rom name="dr_chr-6.bin" size="131072" crc="5c1b71fa" sha1="e6e75bce2d2564bf95c5911e208ec4d1705beeef" region="gfx2" offset="c0000"/>
              <rom name="dr_obj-0.bin" size="131072" crc="abb95644" sha1="f96f7aa3d1f6742f2460e3fc6aebc3b5ac4cdad7" region="gfx3" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="dr_obj-1.bin" size="131072" crc="24d6db51" sha1="6ca66548cca53019dc242e39584b987f45e139f7" region="gfx3" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="dr_obj-2.bin" size="131072" crc="7e3a78c0" sha1="d0026f70c05ef84dd9fc0588869ad7920949624a" region="gfx3" offset="40000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="M6809" clock="1536000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="sub" name="M6809" clock="1536000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="M6809" clock="1536000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="mcu" name="HD63701" clock="6144000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymsnd" name="YM2151" clock="3579580"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="namco" name="Namco CUS30" clock="12000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="dac" name="DAC"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="90" width="288" height="224" refresh="60.606060" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="3" coins="2" service="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DIPSW" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DIPSW" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Auto Data Sampling" tag="DIPSW" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DIPSW" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DIPSW" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Kick Watchdog in IRQ" tag="DIPSW" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="No" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Yes" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Freeze" tag="DIPSW" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DIPSW" 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="unsupported" palettesize="8192"/>

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