Espgaluda (2003/10/15 Master Ver)


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 Description 
Romset name: espgal.zip
Production year: 2003
Manufacturer: Cave (AMI license)

Game genre: Shooter
Category: Shooter / Flying Vertical

This machine has the following clones:
 • Espgaluda (2003/10/15 Master Ver, bootleg cartridge conversion)

 Emulation 
This machine works in MAME with problems This machine works in MAME with problems

Overall emulation: Good
Color emulation: Good
Sound emulation: Imperfect
Graphics emulation: Good
Save states: Supported

In MAME since version: .140u2

The MAME driver of this machine is: pgm.cpp - Read the code

 Tech info 
 Hardware of this machine:
  • CHIPs [Show details]

    NameTypeClock
    M68000 ("maincpu")cpu 20000000 Hz
    Z80 ("soundcpu")cpu 8467200 Hz
    Speaker ("mono")audio
    ICS2115 ("ics")audio

  • Screens [Show details]

    This machine uses a single screen:
      Graphic type: Raster
      Screen orientation: Vertical
      Resolution 448 x 224 @ 59.170000 Hz

  • Number of players: 2P Simultaneous
  • Controllers [Show details]

    Type:
      Joystick [8 ways]
      Joystick [8 ways]
      Joystick [8 ways]
      Joystick [8 ways]
    Number of buttons: 4

  • Dip-switches [Show details]

    Default settings in bold
    NameValue
    Service ModeOff
     On
    MusicOff
     On
    VoiceOff
     On
    FreeOff
     On
    StopOff
     On
    UnusedOff
     On
    UnusedOff
     On
    UnusedOff
     On

  • ROMs (8 of the machine set) [Show details]

    Referred to MAME version: 0.181

    NameSizeCRC32SHA1StatusIn romset
    espgaluda_v100.u38209715208ecec34 bce2e7fb9105ed51603d09cbd3a9eeb5b8f47ee2 good espgal
    espgal_igs027a.bin16384  nodump espgal
    t01s.u1820971521a7123a0 cc567f577bfbf45427b54d6695b11b74f2578af3 good espgal
    t04801w064.u1983886086021c79e fbc340dafb18aa3094de29b881318a5a9794e4bc good espgal
    a04801w064.u7838860826dd4932 9bbabb5a53cb5ba88397cc2c258980f3b70314ce good espgal
    a04802w064.u883886080e6bf7a9 a7541e2b5a0df2bc62a5b347e54dbc2ed1922db2 good espgal
    b04801w064.u1838860898dce13a 61d48b7117459f7babc022b68231f6928177a71d good espgal
    w04801b032.u17419430460298536 6b7333f16cce778c5725dbdf75a5446f0906397a good espgal


    :  PARENT Machine
    :  CLONE Machine
    :  BIOS
    :  Device


 Information 
HISTORY

Espgaluda (c) 2003 Cave Co., Ltd.


- TECHNICAL -


IGS PGM Hardware


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 20 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 8.468 Mhz)

Sound Chips : ICS2115 (@ 8.468 Mhz)


Players : 2

Control : 8-Way Joystick

Buttons : 3

=> [A] Shoot, [B] Change Sex, [C] Psychic Bomb


- TRIVIA -


Espgaluda was released in October 2003.


Developed by Cave and distributed by AMI (Amusement Marketing International).


The title of this game literally means 'Butterfly with Extras Sensory Powers'.


Cave released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Espgaluda Original Soundtrack / CVST-0001) on March 15, 2004.


- TIPS AND TRICKS -


* Change Sex : During the so-called 'sex change' move, bullets slow down and enemy bullets are capable of being transformed formed into massive amounts of gold. However, in order to access the sex-change move, you must collect green jewels in your normal form.


- SERIES -


1. ESP Ra.de. (1998)

2. Espgaluda (2003)

3. Espgaluda II (2005)

4. Espgaluda II [Black Label] [Model K2F-00001] (2010, XBOX360)


- STAFF -


Producer: Kenichi Takano

Director: Tsuneki Ikeda

World & Character Designer: Kado Tsukasa

Programmers: Tsuneki Ikeda, Takashi Ichimura

Designers: Akira Wakabayashi, Hiroyuki Tanaka, Hideki Nomura, Kengo Arai

Voice Actors:

*Ageha Male*: Yutaka Koizumi

*Ageha Female*: Iho Matusukubo

*Tateha Female*: Sakuri Nagayama

*Tateha Male*: Yuko Gibu

*Seseri*: Yoshima Ninomiya

*Jakou*: Hiroshi Yamasaki

*System*: Ai Aiwasa (As Kikaku)

Music Producer: Toshiaki Tomizawa

Sound Creators: Neptune, Reeb, T-Force

Special Assists: Satoshi Kouyama, Yasushi Imai


- PORTS -


* Consoles :

Sony PlayStation 2 [JP] (June 17, 2004; "Espgaluda [Model SLPS-25352]")


- SOURCES -


Game's ROM.



Giochi Simili

Warning: information in history.dat can differ from the ones present in the rest of the page (taken from MAME) as they come from a different source

 MAMEINFO.DAT 
Information on espgal

0.140u2 [Corrado Tomaselli]


Artwork available


WIP:

- 0.143u9: Changed description to 'Espgaluda (2003/10/15 Master Ver)'.

- 0.143u7: Changed description to 'EspGaluda (2003/10/15 Master Ver)'.

- 29th December 2010: Mr. Do - Added/scanned instruction card for EspGaluda provided by Famitsu1.

- 0.140u3: Added missing tiles/sprite and samples roms to EspGaluda - Game now playable. Changed description to 'EspGaluda (V100, first revision)' and VSync to 59.17 Hz.

- 0.140u2: Corrado Tomaselli added EspGaluda (Cave 2002).

- 7th September 2008: Corrado Tomaselli dumped EspGaluda.


Other Emulators:

* FB Alpha

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