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Ehrgeiz (EG3/VER.A)

| 1998
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Units produced: Square/Namco
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy8way), Buttons(3)
Number of Players: 4
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MAME folder name: ehrgeiz

Display: raster 640x480 @ 60.00Hz (60.00 pixclock)
Sound: 2 channels

Emulated in MAME via driver namcos12.c:
Status: imperfect; Emulation: good
Graphic: imperfect; Sound: imperfect; Color: good
Palette size: 65536; Savestate: unsupported

Roms:
eg1fl1l.9 with 2097152kb
sha1:f49d0055303b3d8639e94f93bce6bf160cc99913 crc:dd4cac2b
eg1fl1u.10 with 2097152kb
sha1:829bf1be0f74fd385e325d774f1449e28aba1e4d crc:e3348407
eg1fl2l.7 with 2097152kb
sha1:9dd5b1b25e7232460bf5ee5b339d9f536ec26979 crc:34493262
eg1fl2u.8 with 2097152kb
sha1:714e0ef56871d7b4568bc6dda08bbb1c01dbba37 crc:4fb84f1d
eg1fl3l.5 with 2097152kb
sha1:70944160620ba2fc80b4fc3a7b61c33622298a8b crc:f9441f87
eg1fl3u.6 with 2097152kb
sha1:3791dbadb5699c805c27930e59c61af4d62f77f7 crc:cea397de
eg1rom0l.12 with 8388608kb
sha1:bdb2af5949bb4a324dab01489e9488aa5b9bd129 crc:fe11a48e
eg1rom0u.11 with 8388608kb
sha1:0ff6f7bf8b7eb2e0706bd235fcb9a95ea639fae6 crc:7cb90c25
eg1vera.11s with 524288kb
sha1:374eb4a4c09d6b5b7af5ff0efec16b4d2aacbe2b crc:9e44645e
eg1wave0.2 with 8388608kb
sha1:0189a061959a8d94b9d2db627911264faf9f28fd crc:961fe69f
eg3vera.2l with 2097152kb
sha1:fc7980bc8d98c810aed2eb6b3265d150784dfc15 crc:64c00ff0
eg3vera.2p with 2097152kb
sha1:4669a7861c14d97048728989708a0fa3733f83a8 crc:e722c030
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)


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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:
EZ: Ehrgeiz - God Bless the Ring (c) 1997 Namco.

A 3-D fighting game reminiscent of "Power Stone" by Capcom. The world's most brutal tournament has as its trophy the legendary weapon 'EHRGEIZ'. Fighters from around the world assemble to claim this prize and its mysterious power. Featuring interactive backgrounds.

- TECHNICAL -

Namco System 12 hardware
Game ID : EG

Main CPU : PSX (@ 16.9344 Mhz), H8/3002 (@ 14.7456 Mhz)
Sound Chips : C352 (@ 14.7456 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 4

- TRIVIA -

This game was shown for very first time at the 1998 AOU Amusement Expo show (February 1998), in Japan. It was the released in March 1998 in Japan, Europe and USA (even if the titlescreen says 1997).

Developed by SquareSoft & Dream factory.

The title of this game translates from German as 'Ambition'.

The character Dasher Inoba is based on legendary Japanese wrestler Antonio Inoki.

Ehrgeiz features characters (in the vs. CPU mode) from the hugely popular Sony PlayStation game "Final Fantasy VII" also developed by SquareSoft.

- UPDATES -

* Software version: EG2/VER.A (World)
* Software version: EG3/VER.A (US)

- TIPS AND TRICKS -

* Extra Costume : Get 20 wins in VS mode when you choose Dasher Inoba

* Time Release Characters : You can select boss characters if satisfy the following conditions
Cloud : PCB works over 30 days
Tifa : PCB works over 60 days
Django : PCB works over 90 days

In the single mode, you can fight with Cloud or Tifa when defeat 8 CPU characters within 6min40.

* Ehrgeiz : In the final battle (VS True Django), Kill him by a sword (it's only item to damage but hidden in invisible box) to Ehrgeiz

- STAFF -

Producer : Hirohide Sugiura
Main programmer : Toru Ikebuchi
Motion manager : Katsunori Itai
Effect programmer : Shigeru Yagisawa
System programmer : Hiroshi Tsuboi
Character designers : Tomohiro Ishii, Masashi Horiuchi
Stage designers : Masaya Ishizuka, Yoshiko Higohashi, Hiroko Ohnishi, Yuri Suzuki
Motion designers : Satoru Uchida, Yasuhide Hino, Tadashi Soeda, Kazuhiko Takahashi, Takashi Aoyagi, Takeshi Sadohara, Toshimitu Shimafuji
Music & Sound effect : Takayuki Nakamura, Motoko Hieda
System administrator : Kuma san
Production manager : Kiyoko Ishimaru
Director & Game designer : Seiichi Ishii
Exective producers : Masaya Nakamura (Namco), Tomoyuki Takechi (Square)
Supervisors : Hironobu Sakaguchi, Shinji Hashimoto
Character supervisor : Tetsuya Nomura
Sound supervisor : Nobuo Uematsu
FF VII staff : Toshinori Kitase, Tomohiro Kayano, Shintarou Takai, Kenji Takemoto, Solid all staff
Monitor : Yuji Saitoh, Hiromi Masuda
Promotion : Kouichirou Sakamoto
Promotion assistant : Masanobu Hasegawa
Production manager assistant : Rieko Kikuchi
Cast : Ayako Kawasumi, Joji Nakata, Motoko Kumai, Ryuzo Ishino, Kazuya Nakai, Hideyuki Umezu, Fumihiko Tatiki, Tomokazu Seki, Yoko Asada, Kenyu Horiuchi

- PORTS -

* Consoles :
[JP] Sony PlayStation (1998) "EZ: Ehrgeiz - God Bless the Ring [Model SLPS-01750]"

- CONTRIBUTE -

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Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00100000 00153B50 00001901 FFFFFFFF Infinite Time
00100001 00153B50 00000001 FFFFFFFF Finish this Set Now!
00300000 801659D4 FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Unlock All Characters To make this permanant, use the "All Clear" option in "Data Clear"
00310000 801659D8 FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Unlock All Characters
00310000 801659DC FFFFFFFF FFFFFFFF Unlock All Characters
60000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
00000000 001ABC40 000000B8 FFFFFFFF Infinite Energy PL1
00000001 001ABC40 00000000 FFFFFFFF Drain All Energy Now! PL1
00000000 001AE9F8 000000B8 FFFFFFFF Infinite Energy PL2
00000001 001AE9F8 00000000 FFFFFFFF Drain All Energy Now! PL2

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file
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