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megazonec: MAME ROM Information.


Mega Zone (c) 1983 Konami.


Game ID : GX319

Main CPU : M6809 (@ 2.048 Mhz), Z80 (@ 3.072 Mhz)

Sound CPU : I8039 (@ 477.266 Khz)

Sound Chips : AY8910 (@ 1.78975 Mhz), DAC, (3x) RC (@ 1.789772 Mhz)

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


Released in March 1983.

Also licensed to Kosuka for manufacture and distribution.

Yashiro Oda holds the official record for this game with 2,228,650 points.


Staff : K. Hiroshita, Y. Sakamoto, T. Fujiwara, N. Inoue, S. Fukutake


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.36b9 [Yasuhiro Ogawa]

0.35b12 [Chris Hardy]

Artwork available


- To enter service mode, keep 1&2 pressed on reset.


- 0.144u7: Kanikani updated Mega Zone dipswitches.

- 0.136u4: Fabio Priuli added driver_data struct and save states to Mega Zone.

- 0.133u1: Renamed (megazona) to (megazonea), (megazonb) to (megazoneb), (megazonc) to (megazonec) and (megaznik) to (megazonei).

- 0.131u1: Angelo Salese merged memory maps in Mega Zone.

- 26th July 2008: Mr. Do - Sometimes you get a bonus when you buy a bezel. Again, awhile ago, I got a bezel for The Pit. That one isn't done yet, but it also had a nice instruction card for Mega Zone stuck on it. So I got a 2for1 deal, and we get artwork for one more game.

- 0.124u2: Stephane Humbert fixed P2 button 1 key mapped twice and P2 button 2 missing.

- 0.123u1: Zsolt Vasvari removed color tables from Mega Zone. Added RESNET color computations where appropriate. Fixed gfx1/2 rom loading. Changed palettesize to 512 colors.

- 0.122u6: Changed I8039 CPU3 clock speed to 7159000 Hz.

- 0.93: Added 3x RC_Filter.

- 0.84: MASH added clones Mega Zone (Konami set 2), (Kosuka set 1) and (Kosuka set 2). Changed parent description to 'Mega Zone (Konami set 1)' and clone 'Mega Zone (Kosuka)' to 'Mega Zone (Interlogic + Kosuka)'.

- 18th May 2002: MASH added clone ROMs to Mach Rider, Mega Zone and Stratovox.

- 0.56: Added new gfx2 rom ($0). Removed 3rd coin slot.

- 14th October 2001: Martin M. submitted some changes to various drivers, such as correct input ports and fixed sprites in Mega Zone.

- 0.36b9: Yasuhiro Ogawa added Mega Zone (Konami). Changed 'Mega Zone' to clone 'Mega Zone (Kosuka)'. Renamed (megazone) to (megaznik).

- 1st November 1999: Yasuhiro Ogawa added a correct Konami Mega Zone romset.

- 0.36b1: Chris Hardy fixed Mega Zone high score display. Added proms ($220, 240 - timing). Changed Z80 CPU2 clock speed to 3072000 Hz and visible area to 224x288.

- 15th July 1999: Jim Hernandez fixed Megazone sound speed.

- 14th July 1999: Chris Hardy sent in a small update to the Megazone driver.

- 0.35b12: Chris Hardy added Mega Zone (Konami / Interlogic + Kosuka 1983).

- 30th April 1999: Chris Hardy added the DAC sound to Megazone.

- 29th April 1999: Chris Hardy sent in a Megazone driver, but DAC sound is still missing.

ARCADE RELEASE: Megazone (Konami) - 1984/Feb/24

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Romset: 101 kb / 18 files / 56.1 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="megazonec" sourcefile="megazone.c" cloneof="megazone" romof="megazone">
              <description>Mega Zone (Kosuka set 2)</description>
              <manufacturer>Konami / Kosuka</manufacturer>
              <rom name="319-h07" size="8192" crc="8ca47f64" sha1="1a20db5ac504b9b004116cfa6992d63a86a04cc5" region="maincpu" offset="6000"/>
              <rom name="319-h06" size="8192" crc="ed35b12e" sha1="69e88c4801c838a24aba0a867af205a7169ad089" region="maincpu" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="319-h05" size="8192" crc="c3655ccd" sha1="b86b58a12c6ced9a7e0a6d0cdb3881a28220a650" region="maincpu" offset="a000"/>
              <rom name="319-h04" size="8192" crc="9e221177" sha1="0c6fffd657d66090362108578aa78eb36bdcce6b" region="maincpu" offset="c000"/>
              <rom name="319-h03" size="8192" crc="9048955b" sha1="d8a7b46d984832f566298d3b417b3a34c9fea6c7" region="maincpu" offset="e000"/>
              <rom name="319-h02" merge="319e02.bin" size="8192" crc="d5d45edb" sha1="3808d1b58fe152f8f5b49bf0aa40c53e9c9dd4bd" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="319-h01" merge="319e01.bin" size="4096" crc="ed5725a0" sha1="64f54621487291fbfe827fb4cecca299fd0db781" region="daccpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="319e11.bin" merge="319e11.bin" size="8192" crc="965a7ff6" sha1="210aae91a3838e5f7c78747d9b7419d266538ffc" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="319e09.bin" merge="319e09.bin" size="8192" crc="5eaa7f3e" sha1="4c038e80d575988407252897a1f1bc6b76af597c" region="gfx1" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="319e10.bin" merge="319e10.bin" size="8192" crc="7bb1aeee" sha1="be2dd46cd0121cedad6dab90a22643798a3176ab" region="gfx1" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="319e08.bin" merge="319e08.bin" size="8192" crc="6add71b1" sha1="fc8c0ecd3b7f03d63b6c3143143986883345fa38" region="gfx1" offset="6000"/>
              <rom name="319e12.bin" merge="319e12.bin" size="8192" crc="e0fb7835" sha1="44ccaaf92bdb83323f45e08dbe118697720e9105" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="319-g13" merge="319e13.bin" size="8192" crc="3d8f3743" sha1="1f6fbf804dacfa44cd11b4cf41d0bedb7f2ff6b6" region="gfx2" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="319b18.a16" merge="319b18.a16" size="32" crc="23cb02af" sha1="aba459826a75ec07bc6d97580e934f58aa22f4f4" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="319b16.c6" merge="319b16.c6" size="256" crc="5748e933" sha1="c1478c31533a11421cd4579ccfdbb430e193d17b" region="proms" offset="20"/>
              <rom name="319b17.a11" merge="319b17.a11" size="256" crc="1fbfce73" sha1="1c58eb91982d5f10511d54a83070e859ac57d2f1" region="proms" offset="120"/>
              <rom name="319b14.e7" merge="319b14.e7" size="32" crc="55044268" sha1="29cf4158314ed897daf045a7f07be865dd977663" region="proms" offset="220"/>
              <rom name="prom.48" size="32" crc="796dea94" sha1="bab3c2a5466e1c07ec27cccf7b1a21e9de4ed982" region="proms" offset="240"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="M6809" clock="2048000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="3072000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="daccpu" name="I8039" clock="7159000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="aysnd" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="1789750"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="dac" name="DAC"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="filter.0.0" name="RC Filter"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="filter.0.1" name="RC Filter"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="filter.0.2" name="RC Filter"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="90" width="288" height="224" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="1" coins="2">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSW1" mask="15">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="5"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/2 Credits" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/3 Credits" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="15" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/4 Credits" value="3"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="7"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="14"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/5 Credits" value="6"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="13"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="12"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="11"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="10"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/7 Credits" value="9"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Free Play" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSW1" mask="240">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="80"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/2 Credits" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/3 Credits" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="240" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/4 Credits" value="48"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="112"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="224"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/5 Credits" value="96"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="208"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="176"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="160"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/7 Credits" value="144"/>
                     <dipvalue name="No Coin B" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSW2" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="3" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="7" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="DSW2" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="4"/>
              <dipswitch name="Bonus Life" tag="DSW2" mask="24">
                     <dipvalue name="20k 70k 70k+" value="24" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="20k 80k 80k+" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="30k 90k 90k+" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="30k 100k 100k+" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSW2" mask="96">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="96"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hardest" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Demo Sounds" tag="DSW2" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="512"/>

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