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Platform: Namco System 86

The Return of Ishtar

| 1986
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Controls/Input Device: Control(doublejoy8way), Buttons(2)
Number of Players: 1
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MAME folder name: roishtar

Display: raster 288x224 @ 60.61Hz (60.61 pixclock)
Sound: 1 channels

Emulated in MAME via driver namcos86.c:
Status: good; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: good; Color: good
Palette size: 4096; Savestate: unsupported

Roms:
cus60-60a1.mcu with 4096kb
sha1:22b5e62e26390d7d5cacc0503c7aa5ed524204df crc:076ea82a
ri1-1.3r with 512kb
sha1:a9b0d09492710e72e34155cd6a7b7c1a34c56b20 crc:29cd0400
ri1-2.3s with 512kb
sha1:db104fc7acf2739def902180981eb7ba10ec3dda crc:02fd278d
ri1-3.4v with 2048kb
sha1:77ef70be4e8a21948d697649352a5e3527086cf2 crc:cbd7e53f
ri1-4.5v with 2048kb
sha1:7304cb5a86f524f912feb8b58801393cce5d3b09 crc:22921617
ri1-5.6u with 32kb
sha1:be079ace2070433d4d90c757aef3e415b4e21455 crc:e2188075
ri1_10.12r with 32768kb
sha1:c7db40a0e90c9717f8a2f1507daff997856a3b91 crc:6dacc70d
ri1_11.12t with 32768kb
sha1:a840af58d6db66518520bc7d88867a09a2e502c2 crc:fb6bc533
ri1_12.4r with 16384kb
sha1:d22969deefcb3c3443d08a215f1ec2e874650b19 crc:557e54d3
ri1_13.4s with 8192kb
sha1:5990a86bfbf2669e512e8ca875c69b4c60c4d108 crc:9ebe8e32
ri1_14.7r with 16384kb
sha1:70a65e4656cf9fcf5c54e84c628ec95393e856fb crc:de8154b4
ri1_15.7s with 8192kb
sha1:5aad41fd719c2f310ae485caaacda129c9f2ac94 crc:4298822b
ri1_1c.9c with 32768kb
sha1:3c6130f9e5a4ba84be0cc3547c1086707ee3b8e9 crc:14acbacb
ri1_2.9d with 8192kb
sha1:e7b6d7afd7cf6c374ee90d6499ea0f205e742b21 crc:fcd58d91
ri1_3.12c with 32768kb
sha1:e08114d5154367a3cc36f1485253f18044a1888d crc:a39829f7
ri1_4.6b with 32768kb
sha1:18b35cb116baba362831fc046241895198b07a53 crc:552172b8
ri1_5.12h with 32768kb
sha1:bb08e57cd5864f41e27a07dcf449896570d2203d crc:46b59239
ri1_6.12k with 32768kb
sha1:a13b345b8fe30dea8e85698782674859c385e79a crc:94d9ef48
ri1_7.12l with 32768kb
sha1:b6551db5cd9c3d674cdf1dc59f581ee435a7eeb7 crc:da802b59
ri1_8.12m with 32768kb
sha1:9ef3ebf686a539e911bb7a3a4c02d0e2dca616d0 crc:16b88b74
ri1_9.12p with 32768kb
sha1:02705bfd37f8996c5fc9c5bf2a99e859083a75e6 crc:f3de3c2a
Mameinfo.dat entry:
0.37b10 [Yochizo]


WIP:

- 0.147u2: hap fixed clone Omega Fighter Special. The game fails to boot or finish post. After showing bad rom errors, the game resets.

- 0.147u1: Fixed maincpu rom loading.

- 0.122u7: Fixed gfx1/2/3/4/5 rom loading.

- 0.89u3: Changed Z80 CPU2 clock speed to 5MHz.

- 0.37b10: Yochizo added 'Omega Fighter' (UPL 1989) and clone Omega Fighter Special.

- 21st November 2000: Yochizo fixed some graphics bugs in the Omega Fighter / Atomic Robo-kid driver.

- 8th November 2000: Yochizo sent in a driver for Omega Fighter and Atomic Robo-kid.

- 25th April 1999: Dumped Omega Fighter Special.


LEVELS: 8 (restarts once)


Other Emulators:

* FB Alpha

* JFF

* Raine


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Romset: 2016 kb / 8 files / 457.8 zip


Credits Mameinfo and Mametesters Project Robert J. Rabgno et al.
History.dat entry:
The Return of Ishtar (c) 1986 Namco.

- TECHNICAL -

Namco System 86 hardware
Game ID : RI

Main CPU : (2x) M6809 (@ 1.536 Mhz), Hitachi HD63701 (@ 1.536 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2151 (@ 3.57958 Mhz), Namco 8-channel WSG

Players : 1
Control : Double 8-way joysticks
Buttons : 2

- TRIVIA -

The Return of Ishtar was released in July 1986 in Japan. It was the first game from Namco to feature a 'password function'.

Alfa Records released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Namco Game Music Vol.1 - 28XA-170) on July 25, 1987.

- SERIES -

1. The Tower of Druaga (1984, ARC)
2. The Return of Ishtar (1986, ARC)
3. The Quest of Ki (1988, FC)
4. The Blue CrystalRod (1994, SFC)
5. The Nightmare of Druaga - Mysterious Dungeons (2004, PS2)

- STAFF -

Game designer : Masanobu Endoh
Character designer : Yuichiro Shinozaki
Programmer : Naito
Musics and sound effects : Junko Ozawa

- PORTS -

* Consoles :
Sony PlayStation [JP] (November 8, 1996) "Namco Museum Vol.4 [Model SLPS-00540]"
Sony PlayStation [AU] (1997) "Namco Museum Vol.4 [Model SCES-00701]"
Sony PlayStation [US] (June 30, 1997) "Namco Museum Vol.4 [Model SLUS-00416]"
Sony PlayStation [EU] (August 1997) "Namco Museum Vol.4 [Model SCES-00701]"
Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console Arcade] [JP] (March 26, 2009)
Sony PlayStation [JP] (October 28, 1999) "Namco Museum Vol.4 [PlayStation the Best] [Model SLPS-91161]"

* Computers :
PC (1987)
NEC PC 8801 [JP] (1987)
NEC PC 9801 [JP]
Sharp X68000 [JP] (August 10, 1988) "The Return of Ishtar: Ishtar no Fukkatsu"
Fujitsu FM-7 [JP] (1989)
MSX2 [JP]
PC [MS Windows, CD-ROM] (2001)

- CONTRIBUTE -

Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=2210&o=2


Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00001301 1E25 0000007F FFFFFFFF Select Starting Room Enable on Game Mode Selection screen. Code 0x80 (Room 128 - Main Gate) is the ending
01300000 0310 FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time
01310000 0314 FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (2/32)
01310000 0318 FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (3/32)
01310000 031C FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (4/32)
01310000 0320 FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (5/32)
01310000 0324 FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (6/32)
01310000 0328 FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (7/32)
01310000 032C FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (8/32)
01310000 0330 FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (9/32)
01310000 0334 FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (10/32)
01310000 0338 FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (11/32)
01310000 033C FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (12/32)
01310000 0340 FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (13/32)
01310000 0344 FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (14/32)
01310000 0348 FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (15/32)
01310000 034C FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (16/32)
01310000 0350 FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (17/32)
01310000 0354 FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (18/32)
01310000 0358 FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (19/32)
01310000 035C FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (20/32)
01310000 0360 FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (21/32)
01310000 0364 FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (22/32)
01310000 0368 FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (23/32)
01310000 036C FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (24/32)
01310000 0370 FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (25/32)
01310000 0374 FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (26/32)
01310000 0378 FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (27/32)
01310000 037C FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (28/32)
01310000 0380 FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (29/32)
01310000 0384 FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (30/32)
01310000 0388 FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (31/32)
01310000 038C FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (32/32)
00000000 1ECD 00000000 FFFFFFFF Invincibility
00100000 1EA7 000003E7 FFFFFFFF Gil Infinite H.P.
00210000 1E74 0003E700 FFFFFFFF Gil Infinite H.P. (2/2)
00000000 1ED9 00000003 FFFFFFFF Gil Always Maximum A.C.
00000000 1F30 000000FF FFFFFFFF Gil Always Maximum EXP
00800000 1EEA 00000001 FFFFFFFF Gil Always Have Paralyze
00800000 1EEB 00000001 FFFFFFFF Gil Always Have Poison
00900000 1EEA 00000000 FFFFFFFF Gil Always Good Status
00100000 1EE4 0000FFFF FFFFFFFF Ki Infinite M.P. Enable to use all magics
00110000 1EE7 0000FFFF FFFFFFFF Ki Infinite M.P. (2/2)
00100000 1EE6 000000FF FFFFFFFF Ki Always Maximum EXP
60000000 0000 00000000 00000000 [ The Magic of Attack ]
00800000 1EF7 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always Use Press
00800000 1ECA 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always Use Heat Body Make Gil Invincibility except Will-O-Wisp and Archin
00800000 1EDE 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always Use Thunder Bolt
00800000 1EDF 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always Use Big Burn
60000000 0000 00000000 00000000 [ The Magic of Protect ]
00800000 1EF1 000000FF FFFFFFFF Always Use Protection
00800000 1EFC 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always Use Sword Barrier
00800000 1EE9 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always Use Reflect Spell I
00800000 1EE9 00000002 FFFFFFFF Always Use Reflect Spell II
00800000 1EF6 00000001 FFFFFFFF Alway Use High Speed
60000000 0000 00000000 00000000 [ The Magic of Assist ]
00800000 1EF2 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always Use Sleep
00800000 1EF3 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always Use Rock Hold I
00810000 1F32 0000000F FFFFFFFF Always Use Rock Hold I (2/2)
00800000 1EF3 000000FF FFFFFFFF Always Use Rock Hold II
00810000 1F32 0000000F FFFFFFFF Always Use Rock Hold II (2/2)
00800000 1EF4 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always Use Rock to Mud
00800000 1EDD 0000000F FFFFFFFF Always Use Panic
00800000 1F3A 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always Use Silence Seal Mage's magic
00800000 1E51 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always Use Wizard Lock Seal All Magician's magic
60000000 0000 00000000 00000000 [ The Magic of Light ]
00800000 1ED4 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always Use Identify Monster I
00800000 1ED4 000000FF FFFFFFFF Always Use Identify Monster II
00800000 1ED7 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always Use Identify Door
00800000 1ED8 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always Use Detect Key
00800000 1EC8 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always Use Detect Monster
00800000 1EED 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always Use Detect Magic
00800000 1EDB 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always Use Find Trap Door
00800000 1EEF 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always Use Find Secret Passage Use in the Room 81 or 126
00800000 1EF5 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always Use Find Magic Ladder Only use in the Room 113
60000000 0000 00000000 00000000 [ The Magic of Special ]
00800000 1EDC 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always Use See Status Displayed timer
00800000 1EF9 00000000 FFFFFFFF Always Use Extrasensory Hearing Stop music
00800000 1EE1 000000FF FFFFFFFF Always Use Unseen Servant Enemy try to escape from you
00800000 1EE0 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always Use Metamorphose
00800000 1ECB 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always Use Time Stop
00800000 1E26 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always Have Red Key
00800000 1E27 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always Have Blue Key
00800000 1E28 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always Have Green Key
00800000 1E29 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always Have Yellow Key
00800000 1E2A 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always Have White Key
00800000 1E2B 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always Have Violet Key
00800000 1E2C 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always Have Orange Key
00800000 1E2D 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always Have Light Blue Key

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file
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