Home News Forum                            

Play your favorite classic games and more with the GameEx front end. Read more.

tsamurai: 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.


Recommended Games (Asian Fighting):


Sasuke vs. Commander

Chinese Hero

Kung-Fu Master

Kung Fu (PlayChoice-10)

Kung-Fu Taikun

The Legend of Kage

Ninjakun Majou no Bouken

Ninja-Kid II / NinjaKun Ashura no Shou

Vs. Ninja Jajamaru Kun




Lady Master of Kung Fu

Onna Sansirou

Samurai Nihon-Ichi

Sega Ninja

Kid Niki - Radical Ninja

KiKi KaiKai

Mr. Goemon

Garyo Retsuden

Kozure Ookami

Ninja Mission (Arcadia)

The Ninja Warriors

Tiger Road

China Gate


Kuri Kinton

The Masters of Kin

Mirai Ninja

Ninja Spirit

Shingen Samurai-Fighter

Mystic Defender (Mega-Tech)

Ninja Combat

The Ninja Kids



Sengoku 2

Sengoku 3

Mazin Wars / Mazin Saga (Mega Play)

Mystic Warriors

Shadow Force

Zunzunkyou No Yabou


The Legend of Silkroad

Age Of Heroes - Silkroad 2

Legend of Heroes

Romset: 157 kb / 18 files / 68.4 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="tsamurai" sourcefile="tsamurai.c">
              <description>Samurai Nihon-Ichi (set 1)</description>
              <manufacturer>Kaneko / Taito</manufacturer>
              <rom name="01.3r" size="16384" crc="d09c8609" sha1="66b51897704250f520b4c58cb6f6f3aef8913459" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="02.3t" size="16384" crc="d0f2221c" sha1="6cfa9a52b35d17776cfa3e14e679b1a6218d54fa" region="maincpu" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="03.3v" size="16384" crc="eee8b0c9" sha1="91dd47cdcd36d804e178b70d4338292ac36517f0" region="maincpu" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="14.4e" size="8192" crc="220e9c04" sha1="660351c866995147d2ba69940707879d6cf11718" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a35-15.4c" size="8192" crc="1e0d1e33" sha1="02612f10c264f06f59f61f0de4df0ef84249e963" region="audiocpu" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="13.4j" size="8192" crc="73feb0e2" sha1="7c650d0cdc517a60e14614083ab42aa934338556" region="audio2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a35-04.10a" size="8192" crc="b97ce9b1" sha1="3993001bd98758fd5673d91786846ae019c64027" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a35-05.10b" size="8192" crc="55a17b08" sha1="29427b51b780fb622ac093ea4604caf77cb587ed" region="gfx1" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="a35-06.10d" size="8192" crc="f5ee6f8f" sha1="0ec90c5edd4d8a9ef614d60bafb002be3daf34ee" region="gfx1" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="a35-10.11n" size="4096" crc="0b5a0c45" sha1="4b8ea5dd58c437e7d7929b93ff795803422cb505" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a35-11.11q" size="4096" crc="93346d75" sha1="b7936ff6f08e4d01bf7d4d2f06ef6b5d84b5097d" region="gfx2" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="a35-12.11r" size="4096" crc="f4c69d8a" sha1="fb308146d4f4b01bd1318c6986e5124725b2a98f" region="gfx2" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="a35-07.12h" size="16384" crc="38fc349f" sha1="d9fdb5bc84808d065e84e077f0e78d8f71b4f0ca" region="gfx3" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a35-08.12j" size="16384" crc="a07d6dc3" sha1="2ab50ea462a63548d401f85627d85de2e4867303" region="gfx3" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="a35-09.12k" size="16384" crc="c0784a0e" sha1="e8303bb274361910746eba5e3d61b6ea862a6416" region="gfx3" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="a35-16.2j" size="256" crc="72d8b332" sha1="623b1f3fd0008ad92fd1f6fc2b07215da0c26207" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="a35-17.2l" size="256" crc="9bf1829e" sha1="7ee47a1a0aa2e4592896d0fc5959343452c224a8" region="proms" offset="100"/>
              <rom name="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"/>

emumovies.com      Retro bytes Portal           Bookmark and Share

Developed by: Spesoft  Headsoft     Terms of use     Privacy    Advertise