Kunihito Hiramatsu (NES Driver)

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Kunihito Hiramatsu
Released 1990-12-14
Programmers Kunihito Hiramatsu
Language 6502 Assembly

Kunihito Hiramatsu (NES Driver) is an unofficial name of the sound driver programmed by Kunihito Hiramatsu. It was only used in one game, Zombie Nation, which is one of the rarest NES games.

Music was written in a format similar to Music Macro Language.

Release History

The driver was only known to have been used in one game, Zombie Nation. The developer (Kaze/Meldac) only developed one game. The game does not credit Kunihito as a sound programmer, but Norio Nakagata, who used the driver, was contacted and verified that Kunihito was the sound driver's programmer. Not known to this day how exactly but this driver was also used in several KID developed games such as: Doki! Doki! Yuuenchi and Summer Carnival '92 Recca.

Games

Released Title Sample
1990-12-14 Zombie Nation (NES) (暴れん坊天狗)

Technical

Frequency Registers

B-7 = 0E
A#7 = 0E
A-7 = 0F
G#7 = 10
G-7 = 11
F#7 = 12
F-7 = 14
E-7 = 15
D#7 = 16
D-7 = 17
C#7 = 19
C-7 = 1A
B-6 = 1C
A#6 = 1D
A-6 = 1F
G#6 = 21
G-6 = 23
F#6 = 25
F-6 = 28
E-6 = 2A
D#6 = 2C
D-6 = 2F
C#6 = 32
C-6 = 35
B-5 = 38
A#5 = 3B
A-5 = 3F
G#5 = 43
G-5 = 47
F#5 = 4B
F-5 = 50
E-5 = 54
D#5 = 59
D-5 = 5F
C#5 = 64
C-5 = 6A
B-4 = 71
A#4 = 77
A-4 = 7F
G#4 = 86
G-4 = 8E
F#4 = 97
F-4 = A0
E-4 = A9
D#4 = B3
D-4 = BE
C#4 = C9
C-4 = D5
B-3 = E2
A#3 = EF
A-3 = FE
G#3 = 10D
G-3 = 11D
F#3 = 12E
F-3 = 140
E-3 = 153
D#3 = 167
D-3 = 17C
C#3 = 193
C-3 = 1AB
B-2 = 1C5
A#2 = 1DF
A-2 = 1FC
G#2 = 21A
G-2 = 23A
F#2 = 25C
F-2 = 280
E-2 = 2A6
D#2 = 2CF
D-2 = 2F9
C#2 = 327
C-2 = 357
B-1 = 38A
A#1 = 3BF
A-1 = 3F9
G#1 = 435
G-1 = 475
F#1 = 4B9
F-1 = 501
E-1 = 54D
D#1 = 59E
D-1 = 5F3
C#1 = 64E
C-1 = 6AE

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