irrmaze The Irritating Maze / Ultra Denryu Iraira Bou

Immagine gioco: The Irritating Maze / Ultra Denryu Iraira Bou
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Romset name:
Production year: 1997
Manufacturer: SNK / Saurus

Game genre: Maze
Category: Maze

This machine needs a BIOS file:
 • Neo-Geo (

This machine works in MAME This machine works in MAME

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

In MAME since version: .035rc2

The MAME driver of this machine is: neodriv.hxx - Read the code

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

    M68000 ("maincpu")cpu 12000000 Hz
    Z80 ("audiocpu")cpu 4000000 Hz
    Speaker ("lspeaker")audio
    Speaker ("rspeaker")audio
    YM2610 ("ymsnd")audio 8000000 Hz

  • Screens [Show details]

    This machine uses a single screen:
      Graphic type: Raster
      Screen orientation: Horizontal
      Resolution 320 x 224 @ 59.185606 Hz

  • Number of players: 1P
  • Controllers [Show details]

    Number of buttons: 2

  • Media switches [Show details]

    Media deviceSwitchExtensions
    memcard ("memcard") memcard / memc neo

  • Dip-switches [Show details]

    Default settings in bold
    Setting ModeOff
     VS Mode
     Mahjong Panel
    COMM Setting (Cabinet No.)1
    COMM Setting (Link Enable)Off
    Free PlayOff

  • ROMs (8 of the machine set, 2 of the BIOS set) [Show details]

    Referred to MAME version: 0.181

    NameSizeCRC32SHA1StatusIn romset
    236-p1.p120971524c2ff660 4a0cbd09044648ff9ec67723729f16d422c34bda good irrmaze
    236-s1.s11310725d1ca640 40a9668a1742a44597a07ce72273d17119815637 good irrmaze
    sfix.sfix131072c2ea0cfd fd4a618cdcdbf849374f0a50dd8efe9dbab706c3 good neogeo
    000-lo.lo1310725a86cff2 5992277debadeb64d1c1c64b0a92d9293eaf7e4a good neogeo
    236-bios.sp1131072853e6b96 de369cb4a7df147b55168fa7aaf0b98c753b735e good irrmaze
    236-m1.m1131072880a1abd 905afa157aba700e798243b842792e50729b19a0 good irrmaze
    236-v1.v120971525f89c3b4 dc8fd561cf8dfdd41696dcf14ea8d2d0ac4eec4b good irrmaze
    236-v2.v2104857672e3add7 dc49f05274693255416d2e41ecc088027b798eb9 good irrmaze
    236-c1.c14194304c1d47902 727001c34f979226fc8f581113ce2aaac4fc0d42 good irrmaze
    236-c2.c24194304e15f972e 6a329559c57a67be73a6733513b59e9e6c8d61cc good irrmaze

    :  PARENT Machine
    :  CLONE Machine
    :  BIOS
    :  Device


The Irritating Maze (c) 1997 SNK.


SNK Neo-Geo MVS hardware

Game ID : 0236

Main CPU : 68000 (@ 12 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2610 (@ 8 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 320 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 59.19 Hz

Palette colors : 4096

Players : 2

Control : trackball

Buttons : 2


Developed by Saurus.

Released in August 1997.

Based on a popular Japanese game show, called 'Dengeki Iraira Bou' literaly 'Electric Irritating Stick'.

This game is known in Japan as "Uchan Nanchan no Hono'o no Challenger - Ultra Denryu Iraira Bou", translates from Japanese as 'Uchan Nanchan's Flame of the Challenger - Ultra Irritating Electric Stick'. Uchan Nanchan is a Japanese comedy team consisting of Uchimura Teruyoshi and Nanbara Kiyotaka.

This game is the first that required a trackball on the Neo-Geo MVS.

This game was not released on the Neo-Geo AES home console.


Producer : N. Tanaka

Directer : Yasushi Okahara

Designers : Miwako Kojima, C. Yoda, Y. Hara, N. Nakagawa, S. Ishiguro

Programmers : Y. Sakamoto, M. Yuuki, A. 00I

Sound : Masahiko Hataya, H. Takei, H. Togashi, K. Matsueda


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

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

Information on irrmaze

0.35RC2 [?]

Neo-Geo (Artwork available)


- [possible] At the "insert name" screen, if you press the trackball with a powerful horizontal movement, the game hangs. Kale (ID 01160)


- 0.139u2: Johnboy added correct p1 ROM to Irritating Maze.

- 9th July 2008: Mr. Do - Cleaned up the bezel for Irritating Maze.

- 16th October 2006: Mr. Do - Bobby Tribble sent me a BUNCH of photographs. I worked on the easy ones first: Irritating Maze bezel.

- 1st April 2006: 3D ARCADE - BTribble comes out with an update for his Irritating Maze 3D cabinet model, Version 3!

- 2nd April 2005: 3D ARCADE - New 3D cabinet model for Irritating Maze from Btribble.

- 0.35RC2: Added The Irritating Maze / Ultra Denryu Iraira Bou (SNK / Saurus 1997).


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