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Platform: Neo Geo MVS

Riding Hero (set 1)

| 1990

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

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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Romset: 2016 kb / 8 files / 457.8 zip

Credits Mameinfo and Mametesters Project Robert J. Rabgno et al.
History.dat entry:
Riding Hero (c) 1990 SNK.

A Hot Battle Awaits You On The Way To The W.G.P Racing Title! After getting the 'International A License', a young racer battles his way to the Suzuka 8 Hour Race. Featuring 3 ways to play! W.G.P mode, RPG mode or Multi Play mode. GO FOR THE GLORY!


Runs on the SNK "Neo-Geo MVS" hardware.
Game ID: NGM-006

Players: 2
Control: 8-way joystick
Buttons: 3
=> [A] Accelerator, [B] Brake, [C] Turbo


Released in July 1990.

Riding Hero is the first Neo-Geo game to feature the 'Multi Play Function', this lets you 'link' cabinets together so players can race each other side by side.


Producer : Eikichi Kawasaki
Director : Hiroshi Matsumoto
Programmer : H. Deep. T
Music : Synthesize Yamada
Sound Effects : Jojoha Kitapy (Jojoha Kitamura)
Character Designers : Kouichi Sakita, Takurin. K, Kimie. M, Masayo. S
Special Thanks: Kura, Masapee. K, Pao-Pao, Mr. Noric, Takayuki. M, Cock-A-Doodle-Doo


* Consoles :
SNK Neo-Geo [JP] (July 1, 1991; "Riding Hero [Model NGH-006]")
SNK Neo-Geo [US] (July 1, 1991; "Riding Hero [Model NGH-006]")
SNK Neo-Geo CD [JP] (May 26, 1995; "Riding Hero [Model NGCD-006]")
SNK Neo-Geo CD [US] (May 26, 1995; "Riding Hero [Model NGCD-006E]")


Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=2220&o=2

Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 10FD89 00000064 FFFFFFFF Infinite Continues
00010000 100114 000000FF FFFFFFFF Infinite Continues (2/2)
00000000 1000F8 00000099 FFFFFFFF Infinite Time - W.G.P In story mode this will make you lose the Seaside Street Time Trial race every time
00000000 10011B 00000099 FFFFFFFF Infinite Time - Story
00000000 1000FC 00000008 FFFFFFFF Infinite Time Remaining [STORY MODE] For use in the Suzuka 8 Hours race at the end of story mode
00010000 1000FD 00000060 FFFFFFFF Infinite Time Remaining [STORY MODE] (2/2)
00000000 100F79 00000004 FFFFFFFF Infinite Turbos
00000000 100F89 00000001 FFFFFFFF Win every race (as 1st)
00000000 100F52 00000001 FFFFFFFF Always ride at Maximum Speed Turn it OFF if you are stuck in a crash position
00010000 100F53 00000099 FFFFFFFF Always ride at Maximum Speed (2/2)
00000001 100F52 00000001 FFFFFFFF Get Maximum Speed Boost Now! Use this with an Activation Key for best effect
00010001 100F53 00000099 FFFFFFFF Get Maximum Speed Boost Now! (2/2)
00000000 100C1C 00000099 FFFFFFFF Infinite Money [STORY MODE]
00010000 100C1D 00000099 FFFFFFFF Infinite Money [STORY MODE] (2/2)
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