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Karate Dou (Japan)

| 1984
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Units produced: Data East Corporation
Controls/Input Device: Control(doublejoy4way)
Number of Players: 2
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MAME folder name: karatedo

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

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

Roms:
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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:
Karate Dou (c) 1984 Data East.

Classic karate tournament game.

- TECHNICAL -

Main CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 3 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 3 Mhz)
Sound Chips : (2x) General Instrument AY8910 (@ 1.5 Mhz), DAC

Players : 2
Control : Double 4-way joysticks

- TRIVIA -

Karate Dou was released in September 1984 in Japan.

The title of this game translates from Japanese as 'The Way of Karate'.

This game is known outside Japan as "Karate Champ".

- UPDATES -

This version has some differences :
* It has a different storyline : you would fight your way through tournaments at various levels and finally end up at the nationals.
* Japanese voices are used.
* The bonus stages are different : kicking a vase, kicking apples out of another man's hands and off his head and jumping up and kicking a tall post.

- PORTS -

* Consoles :
Nintendo Famicom Disk [JP] (July 22, 1988) "Karate Champ [Model DFC-KAR]"
Sony PlayStation 2 (July 21, 2005) "Oretachi Geasen Zoku Sono 3 - Karate Michi [Model SLPM-62628]"

- CONTRIBUTE -

Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=1261&o=2


Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
000000A2 C167 00000099 FFFFFFFF Infinite Time
60000000 0000 00000000 00000000
00000000 C91A 00000000 FFFFFFFF Stop White/PL1 Winning
00000001 C91A 00000001 FFFFFFFF One hit to win Now! PL1
00010001 C91B 00000001 FFFFFFFF One hit to win Now! PL1 (2/2)
00000001 C91A 00000000 FFFFFFFF Set PL1 Points to 0 Now!
00010001 C91B 00000000 FFFFFFFF Set PL1 Points to 0 Now! (2/2)
60000000 0000 00000000 00000000
00000000 C91C 00000000 FFFFFFFF Stop Red/PL2 Winning
00000001 C91C 00000001 FFFFFFFF One hit to win Now! PL2
00010001 C91D 00000001 FFFFFFFF One hit to win Now! PL2 (2/2)
00000001 C91C 00000000 FFFFFFFF Set PL2 Points to 0 Now!
00010001 C91D 00000000 FFFFFFFF Set PL2 Points to 0 Now! (2/2)

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file
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