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brix: MAME ROM Information.


Brix (c) 1982 Cinematronics.


Main CPU : Z80 (@ 3 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 1.5 Mhz)

Sound Chips : AY8910 (@ 1.5 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 224 x 256 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 32

Players : 2

Control : 2-way joystick (vertical)

Buttons : 1


Developed by Advanced Microcomputer Systems.

Brix is the prototype version of "ZZYZZYXX" (it was renamed to ZZYZZYXX before release).


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.33b4 [Brad Oliver]

Artwork available


- 0.133u1: Renamed (zzyzzyx2) to (zzyzzyxx2).

- 1st July 2007: Mr. Do - Zorg vectored Zzyzzyxx bezel to add that extra bit of sharpness to it.

- 12th November 2006: Mr. Do - We have Zzyzzyxx bezel, thanks to the loan by Vintage Arcade Superstore and cleanup by Ad_Enuff.

- 0.35b13: Zsolt Vasvari added clone Zzyzzyxx (set 2). Changed parent description to 'Zzyzzyxx (set 1)'.

- 0.34b2: Brad Oliver added clone Brix.

- 0.33b4: Brad Oliver added Zzyzzyxx (Cinematronics 1982). Known issues: You get infinite lives.

- 17th May 1998: Dumped Zzyzzyxx (set 1).

Other Emulators:

* FB Alpha

Recommended Games:


Check Man



Mr. Kougar

Romset: 56 kb / 14 files / 26.4 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="brix" sourcefile="jack.c" cloneof="zzyzzyxx" romof="zzyzzyxx">
              <manufacturer>Cinematronics / Advanced Microcomputer Systems</manufacturer>
              <rom name="a" size="4096" crc="050e0d70" sha1="f5e0ed0845443701233de194d9ce24ec35e03a27" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="b" size="4096" crc="668118ae" sha1="688d6f79d30186bade15dbb1f08e8b25cbefa852" region="maincpu" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="c" size="4096" crc="ff5ed6cf" sha1="b6309ed322c2bb12626dfaca705e296723ee7e47" region="maincpu" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="d" size="4096" crc="c3ae45a9" sha1="879f0a495d9de855ffcbb0907b9b733ca626a7ef" region="maincpu" offset="3000"/>
              <rom name="e" size="4096" crc="def99fa9" sha1="e28d32934e1ad31595ec6097befd8518178c9d51" region="maincpu" offset="c000"/>
              <rom name="f" size="4096" crc="dde717ed" sha1="cf9063aa25faf2027770a4b27831e2e20d1801a0" region="maincpu" offset="d000"/>
              <rom name="g" size="4096" crc="adca02d8" sha1="75703a6f6d8b5eeb609ed5829d12b97b62309ba4" region="maincpu" offset="e000"/>
              <rom name="h" size="4096" crc="bc3b878c" sha1="91a5daa90a4c46a354f4ef64730b4a0a8348b6a0" region="maincpu" offset="f000"/>
              <rom name="i.5a" merge="i.5a" size="4096" crc="c7742460" sha1="1dbf0f5be1e2666feef83f256e2993a6c23d7cfc" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="j.6a" merge="j.6a" size="4096" crc="72166ccd" sha1="4f4efcd8ed7f729f4630446607b0e9c93098aa3a" region="audiocpu" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="n" size="4096" crc="8064910e" sha1="331048e30604ef2a0ae0d7ee5ca5c230b601aec7" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="m.1d" merge="m.1d" size="4096" crc="217b1402" sha1="b842b2bde8ff5be6b240ccfb35c7a9f701dab5f4" region="gfx1" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="k" size="4096" crc="c7d7e2a0" sha1="9790e78abf4f57ddfcef8e5632699152f9440a67" region="gfx1" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="l.1a" merge="l.1a" size="4096" crc="ab421a83" sha1="1cc3e1bcf9e90ffbf7bfeeb0caa8a4f63b34146a" region="gfx1" offset="3000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="3000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="1500000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="aysnd" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="1500000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="90" width="256" height="224" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="1" coins="1">
                     <control type="joy" ways="vertical2"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coinage" tag="DSW1" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/3 Credits" value="3"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="2"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSW1" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="2 Credits on Reset" tag="DSW1" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DSW1" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="DSW1" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSW1" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="64"/>
              <dipswitch name="Free Play" tag="DSW1" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="128"/>
              <dipswitch name="Bonus Life" tag="DSW2" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="None" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="10000 50000" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="25000 100000" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="100000 300000" value="3"/>
              <dipswitch name="2nd Bonus Given" tag="DSW2" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="No" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Yes" value="4" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Starting Laps" tag="DSW2" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty of Pleasing Lola" tag="DSW2" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="16"/>
              <dipswitch name="Show Intermissions" tag="DSW2" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="No" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Yes" value="32"/>
              <dipswitch name="Extra Lives" tag="DSW2" mask="192">
                     <dipvalue name="3 under 4000 pts" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5 under 4000 pts" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="None" value="64" default="yes"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="32"/>

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