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Ghosts'n Goblins (US)

| 1985

Release type:
Units produced: Capcom (Taito America license)
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy8way), Buttons(2)
Number of Players: 2
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SoundMix: Mono
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MAME folder name: gngt

Display: raster 256x224 @ 60.00Hz (60.00 pixclock)
Sound: 1 channels

Emulated in MAME via driver gng.c:
Status: good; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: good; Color: good
Palette size: 256; Savestate: supported

63s141.2e with 256kb
sha1:5018c3950b675af58db499e2883ecbc55419b491 crc:4a1285a4
gg1.bin with 16384kb
sha1:0a1518e19a2e0a4cc3dde4b9568202ea911b5ece crc:ecfccf07
gg10.bin with 16384kb
sha1:8434c994cc55d2586641f3b90b6b15fd65dfb67c crc:7302529d
gg11.bin with 16384kb
sha1:f9d77eee5e2738b7e83ba02fcc55dd480391479f crc:ddd56fa9
gg12.bin with 16384kb
sha1:3f129ca6d695548b659955fe538584bd9ac2ff17 crc:7780a925
gg13.bin with 16384kb
sha1:cb641c25bb04b970b2cbeca41adb792bbe142fb5 crc:e80c3fca
gg14.bin with 16384kb
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gg15.bin with 16384kb
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gg16.bin with 16384kb
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gg17.bin with 16384kb
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gg2.bin with 32768kb
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gg6.bin with 16384kb
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gg7.bin with 16384kb
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gg8.bin with 16384kb
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gg9.bin with 16384kb
sha1:bbb1fba0eb19471f66d29526fa8423ccb047bd63 crc:20035bda
mm03 with 32768kb
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mm04 with 16384kb
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tbp24s10.14k with 256kb
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Mameinfo.dat entry:
0.37b10 [Yochizo]


- 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:
Ghosts'n Goblins (c) 1985 Taito America Corp.

North American release. Game Developed in Japan. For more information about the game itself, please see the original Japanese version entry; "Makaimura".


Here is a list of ports released in North America only.

* Consoles :
Nintendo NES [US] (November 1986) "Ghosts'n Goblins [Model NES-GG-USA]"
Sony PlayStation 2 [US] (September 27, 2005) "Capcom Classics Collection [Model SLUS-21316]"
Microsoft XBOX [US] (September 27, 2005) "Capcom Classics Collection"
Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console Arcade] [US] (January 10, 2011)
Sony PlayStation 3 [PSN] [US] (March 4, 2013) "Capcom Arcade Cabinet: Game Pack 2 [DLC]"
Microsoft XBOX 360 [XBLA] [US] (March 5, 2013) "Capcom Arcade Cabinet: Game Pack 2 [DLC]"
Sony PlayStation 3 [PSN] [US] (May 21, 2013) "Capcom Arcade Cabinet: All-In-One Pack [DLC]"
Microsoft XBOX 360 [XBLA] [US] (May 22, 2013) "Capcom Arcade Cabinet: All-In-One Pack [DLC]"

* Handhelds :
Nintendo Game Boy Color [US] (January 2000) "Ghosts'n Goblins [Model DMG-AG9E-USA]"
Sony PSP [US] (October 24, 2006) "Capcom Classics Collection Reloaded [Model ULUS-10134]"

* Computers :
Commodore C64 [US] (1986)
PC [MS-DOS] [US] (1987)

* Others :
Mobile Phone [US] (April 9, 2005)
Apple iPhone/iPod [US] (November 11, 2009) "Ghosts'n Goblins: Gold Knights [Model 335708419]"
Apple iPhone/iPad [US] (November 4, 2010) "Capcom Arcade [Model 397347348]"


Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=39722&o=2

Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 00AA 00000002 FFFFFFFF Infinite Time
00010000 00AB 00000058 FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (2/2)
00000000 0060 00000008 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives
00000000 00AD 0000007F FFFFFFFF Invincibility (Water Still Kills!)
20100000 9574 00000440 FFFFFFFF Always have Normal Jump
20100000 9574 00000660 FFFFFFFF Always have High Jump
20100000 9574 00000880 FFFFFFFF Always have Mega Jump Use this sparingly, basically okish on the first level...the High Jump cheat is better
20800000 EFEF 00000000 FFFFFFFF Always kill Boss/Devil with 1 Shot
62000000 0000 00000000 00000000 Select Armour
00010000 00AC 00000000 FFFFFFFF Armour
00010000 00AC 00000001 FFFFFFFF No Armour
62000000 0000 00000000 00000000 Select Weapon
00010000 0073 00000000 FFFFFFFF Torch
00010000 0073 00000001 FFFFFFFF Lance
00010000 0073 00000002 FFFFFFFF Axe
00010000 0073 00000003 FFFFFFFF Shield
00010000 0073 00000004 FFFFFFFF Sword
00000001 050A 000000FF FFFFFFFF Warp To Top Of Screen Now!
00000001 0503 00000004 FFFFFFFF Turn into frog Now!
00000000 0528 00000001 FFFFFFFF Never change into frog
00000301 0072 00000006 FFFFFFFF Select current level
00000303 0072 00000006 FFFFFFFF Select next level
20800000 E365 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always cast spell with 1 Shot
60000000 0000 00000000 00000000
60000000 0000 00000000 00000000 These are actually the opposite of
60000000 0000 00000000 00000000 cheats they make the game harder!!
20800000 B747 00000006 FFFFFFFF Devil always twice as hard Needs 6 shots to kill it/them
20800000 CF6F 00000014 FFFFFFFF Gargoyle always twice as hard Needs 20 shots to kill it/them
20800000 E02B 00000008 FFFFFFFF Stalagmite always twice as hard Needs 8 shots to kill it/them
20800000 C564 00000014 FFFFFFFF Boss Giant always twice as hard Needs 20 shots to kill it/them
20800000 BF02 00000014 FFFFFFFF Boss Devil always twice as hard Needs 20 shots to kill it/them
20800000 DB2C 00000014 FFFFFFFF Boss Satan always twice as hard Needs 20 shots to kill it/them

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file