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Dark Seal (World revision 3)

0.35b6 [Bryan McPhail]

0.33b7 [Bryan McPhail]


- When using your weapon (in this example, I used the knight), the speed of the music playback would ever so slightly increase while the weapon was in use and making a sound, returning to normal when the weapon animation/sound had ended. darkseal0112u4gre Tafoid / ChewChew


- 0.96u3: Bryan McPhail fixed OKI sample rate in Dark Seal. Changed clock speed of the second OKI6295 to 15255 Hz.

- 0.84u5: UNZU fixed YM2203, MSM6295 and YM2151/YM3012 balance.

- 0.57: Jarek Burczynski did SSG EG type support added to YM2203 emulation (which is now complete). This fixes hbarrel wave sound on start of level 1, and some sound effects in other games (e.g. Dark Seal).

- 21st December 2001: Jarek Burczynski added SSG EG type support to the YM2203 emulation, which fixes sounds in Heavy Barrel and Dark Seal.

- 24th April 2001: Bryan McPhail fixed Dark Seal graphics.

- 0.37b6: Changed clock speed of the 2x OKI6295 to 7627 Hz.

- 9th April 2000: Bryan McPhail fixed quite a few graphics problems and cleaned up Led Storm / Mad Gear, Dark Seal, Pocket Gal, Caveman Ninja and dec8 drivers.

- 0.36b13: Marco Cassili added clone Dark Seal (Japan). Changed VSync to 58Hz, palettesize to 2048 colors. and YM2151 clock speed to 3580000 Hz and the 2x OKI6295 to 7757 Hz.

- 23rd December 1999: Marco Cassili added another Dark Seal romset.

- 0.36b5: Changed YM-2151 clock speed to 3.7MHz.

- 0.36b2: Changed VSync to 60Hz.

- 0.35b6: Bryan McPhail added Dark Seal (revision 3). Changed H6280 CPU2 clock speed to 4027500 Hz. Renamed (darkseal) to (darksea1), (gatedoom) to (gatedom1) and (gatedoma) to (gatedoom).

- 8th March 1999: Bryan McPhail has added another Dark Seal clone and fixed graphics.

- 0.35b5: Bryan McPhail added full sound in Sly Spy, Midnight Resistance and Dark Seal. Changed M68000 clock speed to 12MHz, replaced ADPCM sound with H6280 (4MHz) and added YM2203, YM2151 and 2x OKI6295.

- 1st March 1999: Bryan McPhail has sent in his dec0 driver, with Boulder Dash support added and Sly Spy, Midnight Resistance and Dark Seal now have full sound and music. All this was possible to do because he also added support for the Hu6280 CPU into MAME.

- 0.35b1: Thierry Lescot added clone Gate Of Doom (set 2).

- 0.34RC1: Howie Cohen added hiscore save in Dark Seal.

- 0.33b7: Bryan McPhail added Dark Seal (Data East 1990) and clone Gate Of Doom. No sound. Gate of Doom has no tile or sprite roms dumped as they were soldered to the board, it seems quite safe to use the ones from Dark Seal.


Category: Knights

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Romset: 3008 kb / 13 files / 1.13 zip