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Ragnagard / Shin-Oh-Ken

| 1996

Release type:
Units produced: Saurus
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy8way), Buttons(4)
Number of Players: 2
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SoundMix: Stereo
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MAME folder name: ragnagrd

Display: raster 320x224 @ 59.19Hz (59.19 pixclock)
Sound: 2 channels

Emulated in MAME via driver neodrvr.c:
Status: good; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: good; Color: good
Palette size: 0; Savestate: unsupported

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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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* 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:
Shin-Oh-Ken (c) 1996 Saurus.

Pre-rendered pixelation puts somewhat of a damper on this Japanese fantasy fighter. Eight selectable characters and three end bosses.


Runs on the SNK "Neo-Geo MVS" hardware.
Game ID : NGM-0218

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 4
=> [A] Light Punch, [B] Light Kick, [C] Strong Punch, [D] Strong Kick


Shin-Oh-Ken was released in May 1996 in Japan.

The title of the game translates from Japanese as 'True King Fist'.

This game is known outside Japan as Ragnagard.


* Play As Behemoth : In character select screen, highlight Syuten-Dozi and press B, C, B, C, B(x2), C, then press A or D to select.

* Play As Eelis : In character select screen, highlight Benten and press C(x2), B(x2), C, B, C, then press A or D to select.

* Play As Lucifer : In character select screen, highlight Susano and press B, C(x3), B(x3), C, then press A or D to select.


Developed by System Vision.

Game Designer : Hiroaki Fujimoto
Character Designer : Hiroaki Fujimoto
World Designers : Hiroaki Fujimoto, Motohiro Toshiro
Graphics : Hiroaki Fujimoto, Motohiro Toshiro, Koyama, Ryoumi Momota, Kyoosuke Motoya, Yasunori Hayashi
Animation : Kyoosuke Motoya, Hiroaki Fujimoto, Koyama
Fonts : Ryoumi Momota, M. Kihara, Zizi
Programmers : Zakky , Yas, Hideki Suzuki
Technical Adviser : Masaaki Yuuki
Music : Hideki Suzuki
Sound : Hideki Suzuki
Voices : Sawatari Mutuki, Haruki, Sayu Mitou, Ishikawa, Hiroaki Fujimoto, Kyoosuke Motoya
Tuning : Hiroaki Fujimoto, Masaaki Nagahora, Yuusuke Kunitomo
Sales Promoters : Osamu Nagano, Kimihiko Kobayashi, Miwa Izumi, Tomoo Yoda
Art Director : Koutarou Noumura
Director : Ryoumi Momota
Producers : Takahiro Shima, Yasushi Okahara
Executive Producer : Nobuyuki Tanaka


* Consoles :
SNK Neo-Geo [JP] (July 26, 1996) [Model NGH-218]
SNK Neo-Geo [US] (July 26, 1996) [Model NGH-218]
SNK Neo-Geo CD [JP] (August 23, 1996) [Model NGCD-218]
Sega Saturn [JP] (April 4, 1997, "Shin-Oh-Ken [Model T-3113G]")
Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console] [JP] (October 18, 2011)


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Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
20B00000 033B60 3D7C0909 FFFFFFFF Infinite Time
20910000 033B64 0000001E FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (2/2) move.w #$0909,($1e,A6)
20800000 01708B 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always Enable Special Move You can use special move regardless of an energy (Normally it needs 0x3F or lower).
20800000 00FD75 0000000B FFFFFFFF All Characters Selectable You can select Behemoth, Eelith, Lucifer and Gilfer in the character selection screen. They are hidden between Susano and Igret. But selectable Gilfer is buggy because he is another version of Lucifer
20810000 00FDD7 0000000C FFFFFFFF All Characters Selectable (2/2)
60000000 000000 00000000 00000000
20B00000 0333D2 317C00FF FFFFFFFF Infinite Energy PL1
20910000 0333D6 0000006C FFFFFFFF Infinite Energy PL1 (2/4) 1st & 2nd = move.w #$ff,($6c,A0)
20B10000 0333D8 3D7C0060 FFFFFFFF Infinite Energy PL1 (3/4)
20910000 0333DC 00000026 FFFFFFFF Infinite Energy PL1 (4/4) 3rd & 4th = move.w #$60,($26,A6)
20800000 01CD01 00000032 FFFFFFFF Invincibility PL1 Disabled against a catch or throw by opponent
62000001 000000 00000000 00000000 Select Character PL1 Free player selection - Use it on the selection screen
00010001 108D4C 00000008 FFFFFFFF Behemoth
00010001 108D4C 00000009 FFFFFFFF Eelis
00010001 108D4C 0000000A FFFFFFFF Lucifer
00010001 108D4C 0000000B FFFFFFFF Gilfer
60000000 000000 00000000 00000000
20B00000 0333F2 317C00FF FFFFFFFF Infinite Energy PL2
20910000 0333F6 0000006C FFFFFFFF Infinite Energy PL2 (2/4) 1st & 2nd = move.w #$ff,($6c,A0)
20B10000 0333F8 3D7C0060 FFFFFFFF Infinite Energy PL2 (3/4)
20910000 0333FC 00000028 FFFFFFFF Infinite Energy PL2 (4/4) 3rd & 4th = move.w #$60,($28,A6)
20800000 01CD1D 00000032 FFFFFFFF Invincibility PL2 Disabled against a catch or throw by opponent
62000001 000000 00000000 00000000 Select Character PL2 Free player selection - Use it on the selection screen
00010001 108D4D 00000008 FFFFFFFF Behemoth
00010001 108D4D 00000009 FFFFFFFF Eelis
00010001 108D4D 0000000A FFFFFFFF Lucifer
00010001 108D4D 0000000B FFFFFFFF Gilfer
60000000 000000 00000000 00000000
62000000 000000 00000000 00000000 Select Cartridge/NeoGeo Type Enable it DURING the neogeo bios booting sequence. If you miss the boot sequence reset and THEN enable it. The Home (NEOGEO) setting may open up other aspects of the game or it may even make the game unplayable.
00010000 10FD82 00000080 FFFFFFFF Arcade (MVS)
00010000 10FD82 00000000 FFFFFFFF Home (NEOGEO)

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file