Shou Time is creating Rare Arcade Game Preservation Releases for MAME
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Donate now to support the release of rare or unreleased arcade titles to the public for MAME driver development and fund further discoveries.

I have a unique network of game industry veterans in Japan and unprecedented access coupled with knowledge of how collector culture works here and the ability to dump the vast majority of games.

BUT, I need your help. Yes, YOU!

I have leads on MOST WANTED titles like Distopia, Ninja Gaiden II, R-Gear and more! Going after these titles requires a significant amount of funding to convince the owners to let them go. I will continue to relentlessly hunt these down and with your support, we can complete history books with the true story of what happened to these titles and see for ourselves!

Your support is needed to continue the momentum to acquire these and more before they are completely lost to time or uncaring collectors. Help ensure the preservation of these games for posterity!

Mention exactly which title you want to support or just choose to support the cause as a whole. No matter which one, your donation will go towards to a real release.



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Sampling of Available Titles/Status by Publisher

DATA EAST
Hangzo (Japan) - Beat'em up featuring ninjas and maybe the US president?!


ELECTRONIC ARTS
Rabbit (Japan) - Japanese original test version with a different character balance to the Asian release


KONAMI
Contra Revolution (China) - Complete remake of the original with 2 new playable characters and only released in China
Dive Bomber Squad 急降下爆撃隊  (Japan) - Vertical Shooter that never went to production
Fighting Wushu (Japan) - the original game which quickly disappeared as most machines were upgraded to 2nd
Metal Gear Arcade (Japan) - FPS based upon the console series
mocap Sports  (Japan) - motion controls based follow up to the previous mocap games
Silent Hill The Arcade (Japan) - Undumped Japanese version of the gun game based upon the series
Steel Chronicle: VicTroopers (Japan) - Konami's take on arena mech fighting


namco
Speed Racer (Japan) - Japanese region prototype


Sammy
Force Five (Japan) - the original version of Jingi Storm with very different characters


SEGA
Fighting Vipers 2 Special Version (Japan) - made for a 1 day club event by AM2 features different costumes and any character can use another character's moveset
Galaxy Force (Japan) - the original version of the game with totally different stage layouts and music


TAITO
Cyber Sterra (Japan)


Tiers
Pledge $10 or more per Rare Arcade Game Preservation Releases for MAME
4 patrons
Credited towards the release of extremely rare arcade titles
Pledge $25 or more per Rare Arcade Game Preservation Releases for MAME
4 patrons
Credit & Patreon exclusive updates on the latest news
Pledge $100 or more per Rare Arcade Game Preservation Releases for MAME
0 patrons
Advanced release of the ROMs + all previous tiers
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$132 of $500 per Rare Arcade Game Preservation Releases for MAME
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Donate now to support the release of rare or unreleased arcade titles to the public for MAME driver development and fund further discoveries.

I have a unique network of game industry veterans in Japan and unprecedented access coupled with knowledge of how collector culture works here and the ability to dump the vast majority of games.

BUT, I need your help. Yes, YOU!

I have leads on MOST WANTED titles like Distopia, Ninja Gaiden II, R-Gear and more! Going after these titles requires a significant amount of funding to convince the owners to let them go. I will continue to relentlessly hunt these down and with your support, we can complete history books with the true story of what happened to these titles and see for ourselves!

Your support is needed to continue the momentum to acquire these and more before they are completely lost to time or uncaring collectors. Help ensure the preservation of these games for posterity!

Mention exactly which title you want to support or just choose to support the cause as a whole. No matter which one, your donation will go towards to a real release.



====================================================================

Sampling of Available Titles/Status by Publisher

DATA EAST
Hangzo (Japan) - Beat'em up featuring ninjas and maybe the US president?!


ELECTRONIC ARTS
Rabbit (Japan) - Japanese original test version with a different character balance to the Asian release


KONAMI
Contra Revolution (China) - Complete remake of the original with 2 new playable characters and only released in China
Dive Bomber Squad 急降下爆撃隊  (Japan) - Vertical Shooter that never went to production
Fighting Wushu (Japan) - the original game which quickly disappeared as most machines were upgraded to 2nd
Metal Gear Arcade (Japan) - FPS based upon the console series
mocap Sports  (Japan) - motion controls based follow up to the previous mocap games
Silent Hill The Arcade (Japan) - Undumped Japanese version of the gun game based upon the series
Steel Chronicle: VicTroopers (Japan) - Konami's take on arena mech fighting


namco
Speed Racer (Japan) - Japanese region prototype


Sammy
Force Five (Japan) - the original version of Jingi Storm with very different characters


SEGA
Fighting Vipers 2 Special Version (Japan) - made for a 1 day club event by AM2 features different costumes and any character can use another character's moveset
Galaxy Force (Japan) - the original version of the game with totally different stage layouts and music


TAITO
Cyber Sterra (Japan)


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Pledge $10 or more per Rare Arcade Game Preservation Releases for MAME
4 patrons
Credited towards the release of extremely rare arcade titles
Pledge $25 or more per Rare Arcade Game Preservation Releases for MAME
4 patrons
Credit & Patreon exclusive updates on the latest news
Pledge $100 or more per Rare Arcade Game Preservation Releases for MAME
0 patrons
Advanced release of the ROMs + all previous tiers