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Vampire: The Night Warriors (Japan 940705)

| 1994

Release type:
Units produced: Capcom
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy8way), Buttons(6)
Number of Players: 2
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SoundMix: Stereo
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MAME folder name: vampj

Display: raster 384x224 @ 59.63Hz (59.63 pixclock)
Sound: 2 channels

Emulated in MAME via driver cps2.c:
Status: good; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: good; Color: good
Palette size: 3072; Savestate: unsupported

vam.01 with 131072kb
sha1:6c180e7420db754eca5cad17a40f5a64f5c3bd15 crc:64b685d5
vam.02 with 131072kb
sha1:109a4b56ecd59be9c3f5869de99d40619bdaef21 crc:cf7c97c7
vam.11m with 2097152kb
sha1:7e63e615869958db66a4e52a0272afee5a10e446 crc:4a39deb2
vam.12m with 2097152kb
sha1:c5a556e125d6c3d68da745b4d56cd7a851f2a23d crc:1a3e5c03
vam.13m with 4194304kb
sha1:2fb6642908e542e404391eb17392f8270e87bf48 crc:c51baf99
vam.14m with 1048576kb
sha1:87b33aeb72514e1228ffc27ec6dd534f14882760 crc:bd87243c
vam.15m with 4194304kb
sha1:93369b23c6d7d834297434691bb047ee3dd9539c crc:3ce83c77
vam.16m with 1048576kb
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vam.17m with 4194304kb
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vam.18m with 1048576kb
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vam.19m with 4194304kb
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vam.20m with 1048576kb
sha1:8f4e131e5ce0af48fb89f98026d9f0356c7c301f crc:2bff6a89
vamj.03a with 524288kb
sha1:e26bbcc47a2485914d567a6cf1cddd0f668689a1 crc:f55d3722
vamj.04b with 524288kb
sha1:2087090306646fed959d503ee75e24996ad95b88 crc:4d9c43c4
vamj.05a with 524288kb
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vamj.06a with 524288kb
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vamj.07a with 524288kb
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vamj.08a with 524288kb
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vamj.09a with 524288kb
sha1:a2c79eb4dc838c238e182a4da3567ac8db3488d8 crc:fc0a4aac
vamj.10a with 524288kb
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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:
Vampire - The Night Warriors (c) 1994 Capcom Co, Limited.

A one-on-one fighting game featuring ten horror-themed characters, such as werewolves, mummies, vampires, etc. duking it out "Street Fighter" style. After defeating nine standard opponents, two end bosses must be beaten before the game is completed.


Runs on the "CP System II" hardware.
Green Board [Japan]

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 6
=> [1] LP (Jab), [2] MP (Short), [3] HP (Firece)
=> [4] LK (Strong), [5] MK (Forward), [6] HK (Roundhouse)


Vampire - The Night Warriors was released in June 1994 in Japan. It was known as the 5th CPS-II game.

The game is known outside Japan as "Darkstalkers - The Night Warriors". Here are some known export releases:
"Darkstalkers - The Night Warriors [Blue Board]"
"Darkstalkers - The Night Warriors [Grey Board]"
"Darkstalkers - The Night Warriors [Orange Board]"

Suleputer released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Vampire - The Night Warriors Arcade Game Track - SRCL-2969) on September 7, 1994.


Green Board revisions :

* Build date: 940630

* Build date: 940705


* Character Select In Attract Mode : In attract mode, when the computer is on the Character Select screen, it's possible to choose the characters with the 1p & 2p Start buttons.

* Alternate Costume Color : Highlight a fighter at the character selection screen and press Start.

* Hidden Tune : Beat the game with one credit, after inputting your name hold Down+LK+MK until the end credits appear. If done correctly, you'll be listening to the secret ending tune.


1. Vampire - The Night Warriors [Green Board] (1994, Arcade)
2. Vampire Hunter - Darkstalkers' Revenge [Green Board] (1995, Arcade)
3. Vampire Savior - The Lord of Vampire [Green Board] (1997, Arcade)
4. Vampire Savior 2 - The Lord of Vampire [Green Board] (1997, Arcade)
5. Vampire Hunter 2 - Darkstalkers' Revenge [Green Board] (1997, Arcade)
6. Darkstalkers 3 - Vampire Savior (1999, PlayStation)
7. Darkstalkers Chronicles - The Chaos Tower (2005, PSP)


Planners : Junichi Ohno, Gyo, Jun Koike
Programmers : Atsushi Ohuchi, Akiyoshi Eshiro, Toshihiko Tsuji, Morimichi Suzuki, Hiroshi Inaba
Object Designers : Kurisan, Hiroshi Shibata, Keiko Kitayama, Mizuho Kageyama, Takashi Hayashi, Q, Toshikazu Matsumoto, Kimo Kimo, Who, Tohru Takaoko, Mizupyon
Scroll Designers : Yuki Kyotani, Kaori Matsumoto, Hiroyuki Imahori, Akemi Isoe, Tamayo Takeo, Miyuki Hongoh, Saru
Sound Designers : Toshio Kajino (1970.2.25), Tomuyuki Kawakami (T.K NY) (1971.8.31)
Music Composers : Takayuki Iwai (Anarchy Takapon) (1969.11.19), Hideki Okugawa (Hideki.OK) (1970.3.28)

* Voice Actors :
Demitri : Nobuyuki Hiyama
Gallon, Zabel Zarock, Aulbath : Yuji Ueda
Morrigan : Yayoi Jinguji
Felicia : Kae Araki
Sasquatch, Bishamon, Anakaris, Victor, Narration : Kan Tokumaru


Here is a list of ports released in Japan only.

* Consoles :
Sony PlayStation [JP] (March 22, 1996) Vampire - The Night Warriors [Model SLPS-00036]"
Sony PlayStation 2 [JP] (May 19, 2005) "Vampire - Darkstalkers Collection [Model SLPM-65998]"


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Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 FF9409 00000099 FFFFFFFF Infinite Time
00000001 FF9409 00000000 FFFFFFFF Finish this Round Now!
60000000 000000 00000000 00000000
00000000 FF83CB 00000090 FFFFFFFF Infinite Energy PL1
00000001 FF83CB 00000000 FFFFFFFF Drain All Energy Now! PL1
00000000 FF855F 0000008E FFFFFFFF Infinite Special PL1
62000000 000000 00000000 00000000 Select Character PL1 Free player selection - Use on level VS screen
00010000 FF8729 00000001 FFFFFFFF Dimitri
00010000 FF8729 00000002 FFFFFFFF Gallon
00010000 FF8729 00000003 FFFFFFFF Victor
00010000 FF8729 00000004 FFFFFFFF Zabelzaroch
00010000 FF8729 00000005 FFFFFFFF Morrigan
00010000 FF8729 00000006 FFFFFFFF Anakaris
00010000 FF8729 00000007 FFFFFFFF Felicia
00010000 FF8729 00000008 FFFFFFFF Bishamon
00010000 FF8729 00000009 FFFFFFFF Aulbath
00010000 FF8729 0000000A FFFFFFFF Sasquatch
00010000 FF8729 0000000B FFFFFFFF Phobos
00010000 FF8729 0000000C FFFFFFFF Pyron
60000000 000000 00000000 00000000
00000000 FF87CB 00000090 FFFFFFFF Infinite Energy PL2
00000001 FF87CB 00000000 FFFFFFFF Drain All Energy Now! PL2
00000000 FF895F 00000051 FFFFFFFF Infinite Special PL2
62000000 000000 00000000 00000000 Select Character PL2 Free player selection - Use on level VS screen
00010000 FF8B29 00000001 FFFFFFFF Dimitri
00010000 FF8B29 00000002 FFFFFFFF Gallon
00010000 FF8B29 00000003 FFFFFFFF Victor
00010000 FF8B29 00000004 FFFFFFFF Zabelzaroch
00010000 FF8B29 00000005 FFFFFFFF Morrigan
00010000 FF8B29 00000006 FFFFFFFF Anakaris
00010000 FF8B29 00000007 FFFFFFFF Felicia
00010000 FF8B29 00000008 FFFFFFFF Bishamon
00010000 FF8B29 00000009 FFFFFFFF Aulbath
00010000 FF8B29 0000000A FFFFFFFF Sasquatch
00010000 FF8B29 0000000B FFFFFFFF Phobos
00010000 FF8B29 0000000C FFFFFFFF Pyron
60000000 000000 00000000 00000000
62000000 000000 00000000 00000000 Select Region This cheat sets the machine region - the effectiveness may vary! You have to enable this ASAP - ON or before the ROM check screen! Or enable & RESET
00010000 FF8205 00000000 FFFFFFFF Japan
00010000 FF8205 00000002 FFFFFFFF USA
00010000 FF8205 00000004 FFFFFFFF Asia
00010000 FF8205 00000006 FFFFFFFF Hispanic
00010000 FF8205 00000008 FFFFFFFF Euro
62000000 000000 00000000 00000000 Select Title
00010000 FF8214 00000000 FFFFFFFF Vampire (Japanese Text)
00010000 FF8214 00000001 FFFFFFFF Darkstalkers (English Text)

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file