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tengai: MAME ROM Information.


Tengai (c) 1996 Psikyo.

Nice horizontal shoot'em up with 5 selectable characters who have their own storyline and ending.


Main CPU : 68EC020 (@ 16 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YMF278B (@ 33.8688 Mhz)

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2

=> Fire, Special


Released in April 1996.

The title of this game translates from Japanese as 'Beyond The Heavens'.

This game is known in Japan as "Sengoku Blade - Sengoku Ace Episode II", this is literally means 'Civil War Blade - Civil War Ace Episode II'.

The game forbids the initials 'SEX' on the high score table. If you try, it gets changed to 3 smileys, and 'THAT all IS all WRONG' appears.

Soundtrack releases :

Sengoku Blade / Psikyo [Pony Canyon / Scitron - PCCB-00216 - May 17, 1996]


* Extra Features : if you hold Test Button + PL1 Button 1 during boot, you get extra options in the test menu. A level skip, BG test usually etc...

* Play As Ayin : at the character selection screen, highlight the [?] and press Up(X3), Down(X3), Up(X7) and Ayin will appear.


1. Samurai Aces (1993)

2. Tengai (1996)

3. Sengoku Cannon - Sengoku Ace Episode III (2005, Sony PSP)


Music Composed by : Masaki Izutani


* Consoles :

Sega Saturn [JP] (November 22, 1996; "Sengoku Blade - Sengoku Ace Episode II [Model T-14410G]")

Sony PlayStation 2 [JP] (December 02, 2004; "Sengoku Ace & Sengoku Blade [Psikyo Shooting Collection Vol.2] [Model SLPM-62563]")

Sony PlayStation 2 [JP] (December 01, 2005; "Sengoku Ace & Sengoku Blade [Psikyo Shooting Collection Vol.2] [Taito Best] [Model SLPM-62563]")

Sony PlayStation 2 [EU] (December 02, 2006; "Samurai Aces [Model SLES-53872]")


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.127u4 [Jet Black, Tormod]

0.62 [Paul Priest]


- 0.143u3: hap fixed bomb sound effect drags on after activating in Tengai and clone.

- 0.133u1: Corrado Tomaselli verified/changed VSync to 59.9 Hz in Tengai.

- 0.127u4: Jet Black and Tormod added clone Tengai (World). Changed 'Tengai / Sengoku Blade: Sengoku Ace Episode II' to clone 'Sengoku Blade: Sengoku Ace Episode II / Tengai'. Renamed (tengai) to (tengaij).

- 0.62: Paul Priest added Tengai / Sengoku Blade: Sengoku Ace Episode II (Psikyo 1996).

- 28th July 2002: Paul Priest fixed the graphics and sprites in Sengoku Blade, which is now fully playable, although without sound.

- 24th July 2002: An anonymous contributor fixed the protection in Sengoku Blade, but there are graphics glitches due to imperfect video hardware emulation.

- 0.37b5: Added Sengoku Blade (Japan) (Testdriver).

LEVELS: 7 (must be finished twice)

Other Emulators:

* FB Alpha

* Raine

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Mighty Monkey

Ninja Emaki

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Twin Action


Romset: 15744 kb / 10 files / 5.79 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="tengai" sourcefile="psikyo.c">
              <description>Tengai (World)</description>
              <rom name="5-u40.bin" size="524288" crc="90088195" sha1="8ec48d581ecd14b3dad36edc65d5a273324cf3c1" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="4-u41.bin" size="524288" crc="0d53196c" sha1="454bb4695b13ce44ca5dac7c6d4142a8b9afa798" region="maincpu" offset="2"/>
              <rom name="1-u63.bin" size="131072" crc="2025e387" sha1="334b0eb3b416d46ccaadff3eee6f1abba63285fb" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="4-u59.bin" size="256" status="nodump" region="cpu2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="u20.bin" size="2097152" crc="ed42ef73" sha1="74693fcc83a2654ddb18fd513d528033863d6116" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="u22.bin" size="2097152" crc="8d21caee" sha1="2a68af8b2be2158dcb152c434e91a75871478d41" region="gfx1" offset="200000"/>
              <rom name="u21.bin" size="2097152" crc="efe34eed" sha1="7891495b443a5acc7b2f17fe694584f6cb0afacc" region="gfx1" offset="400000"/>
              <rom name="u34.bin" size="4194304" crc="2a2e2eeb" sha1="f1d99353c0affc5c908985e6f2a5724e5223cccc" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="u61.bin" size="2097152" crc="a63633c5" sha1="89e75a40518926ebcc7d88dea86c01ba0bb496e5" region="ymf" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="u62.bin" size="2097152" crc="3ad0c357" sha1="35f78cfa2eafa93ab96b24e336f569ee84af06b6" region="ymf" offset="200000"/>
              <rom name="u1.bin" size="262144" crc="681d7d55" sha1="b0b28471440d747adbc4d22d1918f89f6ede1615" region="spritelut" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68EC020" clock="16000000"/>
              <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="ymf" name="YMF278B" clock="33868800"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="320" height="224" refresh="59.900000" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="3" coins="2" service="yes" tilt="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Region" tag="DSW" mask="15">
                     <dipvalue name="World" value="15" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="USA &amp; Canada" value="14"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Korea" value="13"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hong Kong" value="11"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Taiwan" value="7"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="DSW" mask="65536">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="65536" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DSW" mask="131072">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="131072"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSW" mask="786432">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="524288"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="786432" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="262144"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hardest" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSW" mask="3145728">
                     <dipvalue name="1" value="2097152"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="1048576"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="3145728" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Bonus Life" tag="DSW" mask="4194304">
                     <dipvalue name="600K" value="4194304" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="800K" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSW" mask="8388608">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8388608" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Credits/Coinage" tag="DSW" mask="16777216">
                     <dipvalue name="A+B/A&amp;B" value="16777216" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="A&amp;B/A [Free Play]" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSW" mask="234881024">
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="167772160"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="201326592"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="234881024" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="134217728"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="100663296"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="67108864"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="33554432"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1C 6C [Free Play]" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSW" mask="1879048192">
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="1342177280"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="1610612736"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="1879048192" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="1073741824"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="805306368"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="536870912"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="268435456"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1C 6C [Free Play]" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="2C Start, 1C Continue" tag="DSW" mask="2147483648">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2147483648" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On [Free Play]" value="0"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="4096"/>

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