ssoldier Superior Soldiers (US)

Immagine gioco: Superior Soldiers (US)
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Romset name:
Production year: 1993
Manufacturer: Irem America

Game genre: Fighter
Category: Fighter / Versus

This machine has the following clones:
 • Perfect Soldiers (Japan)

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
Cocktail mode emulation: Preliminary

In MAME since version: .076u1

The MAME driver of this machine is: m92.cpp - Read the code

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

    V33 ("maincpu")cpu 9000000 Hz
    V35 ("soundcpu")cpu 14318181 Hz
    Speaker ("mono")audio
    YM2151 ("ymsnd")audio 3579545 Hz
    Irem GA20 ("irem")audio 3579545 Hz

  • Screens [Show details]

    This machine uses a single screen:
      Graphic type: Raster
      Screen orientation: Horizontal
      Resolution 320 x 240 @ 60.000000 Hz

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

      Joystick [8 ways]
      Joystick [8 ways]
    Number of buttons: 6

  • Dip-switches [Show details]

    Default settings in bold
    Any Button to StartNo
    Demo SoundsOff
    Service ModeOff
    Flip ScreenOff
    Coin SlotsCommon
    Coin Mode1
    Coin A5 Coins/1 Credit
     3 Coins/1 Credit
     2 Coins/1 Credit
     1 Coin/1 Credit
    Coin B1 Coin/2 Credits
     1 Coin/3 Credits
     1 Coin/5 Credits
     1 Coin/6 Credits
    Coinage6 Coins/1 Credit
     5 Coins/1 Credit
     4 Coins/1 Credit
     3 Coins/1 Credit
     2 Coins/1 Credit
     2 Coins to Start/1 to Continue
     3 Coins/2 Credits
     4 Coins/3 Credits
     1 Coin/1 Credit
     2 Coins/3 Credits
     1 Coin/2 Credits
     1 Coin/3 Credits
     1 Coin/4 Credits
     1 Coin/5 Credits
     1 Coin/6 Credits
     Free Play

  • ROMs (19 of the machine set) [Show details]

    Referred to MAME version: 0.181

    NameSizeCRC32SHA1StatusIn romset
    f3-h0-h.bin262144b63fb9da 429beb7ebc98815809fdd0ff69fcb4a14e1d8a14 good ssoldier
    f3-l0-h.bin262144419361a2 42284a7afedefdb58a9b505e87effeee8bb5a9d8 good ssoldier
    f3-h1-a.bin131072e3d9f619 7f450413d1fae7250d2fcbe0ff4ee13d52fa15e8 good ssoldier
    f3-l1-a.bin1310728cb5c396 af130632b4ffb846cf355064391130d8c7ba73ad good ssoldier
    f3_sh0.sh06553690b55e5e cf77ccb68a10a29289bc42db348f480e21c3a558 good ssoldier
    f3_sl0.sl06553677c16d57 68c7f026b718b700f1f9162f53cdc859b65944b9 good ssoldier
    f3_w50.c026214447e788ee 79a6624c9a36f380057c4fbda511128d62f9161e good ssoldier
    f3_w51.c12621448e535e3f a51a5a660d13e95da559e7c1eaf23479eddd196f good ssoldier
    f3_w52.c2262144a6eb2e56 db45fd5ffefbe407247069c611a1d40849770297 good ssoldier
    f3_w53.c32621442f992807 bc0fe02b7ad31cb06ab0bf3f91de4ca5130893f1 good ssoldier
    f3_w37.0001048576fd4cda03 34bfabb5a0fdc96507d3c3c028a0b087c406a0d1 good ssoldier
    f3_w38.0011048576755bab10 8d3a584f5e34da24a162c1812ec5a3fea49778d7 good ssoldier
    f3_w39.0101048576b21ced92 0af44bddaef77f9427f7073dfc96e8a59d7a9ba5 good ssoldier
    f3_w40.01110485762e906889 2aee05ce8f0074302090f1b1c58054c4a861ae68 good ssoldier
    f3_w41.020104857602455d10 4f83d8349d39b220a2150a52d0202c7f8d2b588f good ssoldier
    f3_w42.0211048576124589b9 dc8f95a0ff205fd24136738941a8931c16c380a4 good ssoldier
    f3_w43.0301048576dae7327a 3c742b57f30df3ee8d5f5b36dc890af1ec396df5 good ssoldier
    f3_w44.0311048576d0fc84ac 19154f81c4182be1fe835b5647fa30360c3507aa good ssoldier
    f3_w95.da524288f7ca432b 274458b68f906e6043bc36110a4903280647ac2d good ssoldier

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    :  BIOS
    :  Device


Superior Soldiers (c) 1993 Irem America Corp.

Seven selectable characters for you to choose from in this early. 90's space-themed fighter.


Irem M-92G system hardware

Main CPU : V33 (@ 9 Mhz)

Sound CPU : V30 (@ 7.15909 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2151 (@ 3.579545 Mhz), GA20 (@ 3.579545 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 320 x 240 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette Colors : 2048

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 6


This game is known outside US as "Perfect Soldiers".


The game 'Superior Soldiers' is slightly different than "Perfect Soldiers" :

* "Winners Don't Use Drugs" screen added

* New Color GFX


Game planners : Roo, Hirogon, Oni.Nag

Programmer : Nagomi

Graphic designers : Sagotan, U.W.F., Kimi, Hidarin, Core.1, Yassy

Sound : Irem Sound Team


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

Information on ssoldier

0.76u1 [Chris Hardy]

0.36b9 [Bryan McPhail]


- 0.143u7: Mamesick fixed sounds freezes or halts after a time in Superior Soldiers and clone.

- 0.141u1: Angelo Salese added sound reset line for Irem M92 HW, and safely removed GAME_IMPEFECT_SOUND flag in Superior Soldiers and clone Perfect Soldiers.

- 0.129u2: Fixed input in clone Perfect Soldiers (added missing button3) [a3SEybxT0].

- 0.104u8: Fixed rom names in clone Perfect Soldiers (Japan).

- 0.76u1: Chris Hardy added Superior Soldiers (US).

- 21st October 2003: Chris Hardy added the US version of Perfect Soldiers called Superior Soldiers to the Irem M-92 driver.

- 0.56: Added 'Any Button to Start' and 'Unknown' dipswitches.

- 0.53: Bryan McPhail and Nicola Salmoria decrypted the sound CPU in Gunforce, Blade Master, Lethal Thunder, Undercover Cops, Mystic Riders, Major Title 2, Hook, R-Type Leo, In the Hunt and Perfect Soldiers. Added 'Demo Sounds' dipswitch.

- 27th July 2001: Nicola Salmoria decrypted the sound CPU in 'In the Hunt', Major Title 2 and Perfect Soldiers.

- 0.37b8: Added V30 (14318180 Hz) CPU2, YM2151 and GA20 with 3579545 Hz.

- 0.36b9: Bryan McPhail added Perfect Soldiers (Japan) (Irem 1993).

- 7th November 1999: Bryan McPhail added Perfect Soldiers to the M92 driver.


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