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ozmawars: MAME ROM Information.


Ozma Wars (c) 1979 SNK.


CPU Board Number : AA017757

Audio/IO Board Number : CV070005

ROM Board Number : AA017756A

Main CPU : 8080 (@ 1.9968 Mhz)

Sound Chips : SN76477 (@ 1.9968 Mhz), discrete circuitry

Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 224 x 260 pixels

Screen refresh : 59.54 Hz

Palette colors : 2

Players : 2

Control : 2-way joystick

Buttons : 1


Released in December 1979.

A copy of this game is known as "Space Phantoms".

A bootleg is known as "Solar Fight".

This is the first game manufactured by SNK (Shin Nihon Kikaku).


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.34b6 [Al Kossow]

0.30 [Lee Taylor]


- 0.133u1: Renamed (ozmawar2) to (ozmawars2).

- 0.127u1: Fabio Priuli fixed streaks and dashes appear on screen after playing awhile and incorrect dipsettings for coinage.

- 0.114u2: Replaced Samples sound with Discrete.

- 0.111u4: Changed 8080 CPU clock speed to 1996800 Hz. Added SN76477 sound.

- 0.102u2: RansAckeR fixed 2 Player game in clone Space Phantoms.

- 0.61: Stephane Humbert added 'Bonus Energy' dipswitch.

- 3rd May 2002: Karasu submitted a dipswitch fix for Ozma Wars.

- 0.53: Added clone Ozma Wars (set 2). Changed parent description to 'Ozma Wars (set 1)'.

- 0.37b1: Added SN76477 sound (samples 0.wav and 10 - 18.wav are no longer needed).

- 0.35b2: Nicola Salmoria added clone Solar Fight. Changed 'Space Phantoms' to a clone of Ozma Wars.

- 0.34b6: Al Kossow added Ozma Wars (SNK 1979).

- 18th August 1998: Dumped Ozma Wars (set 1).

- 9th August 1998: Malcor dumped Ozma Wars (set 2) by SHIN NIHON KIKAKU.

- 0.30: Lee Taylor added Space Phantoms (Zilec Games 1979).

- 16th June 1997: Dumped Space Phantoms.

Other Emulators:

* Laser

* Tickle


Recommended Games (Space Shooter):


Astro Fighter

Super Astro Fighter (DECO Cassette)

Astro Wars

Cosmic Alien



Ozma Wars

Sky Love


Mad Alien

Magical Spot

Magical Spot II

Moon Cresta

Moon Quasar


Space Trek

Speak & Rescue


UniWar S



Defend the Terra Attack on the Red UFO

Terranean (DECO Cassette)


Romset: 12 kb / 6 files / 8.39 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="ozmawars" sourcefile="8080bw.c">
              <description>Ozma Wars (set 1)</description>
              <rom name="mw01" size="2048" crc="31f4397d" sha1="bba9765aadd608d19e2515a5edf8e0eceb70916a" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="mw02" size="2048" crc="d8e77c62" sha1="84fc81cf9a924ecbb13a008cd7435b7d465bddf6" region="maincpu" offset="800"/>
              <rom name="mw03" size="2048" crc="3bfa418f" sha1="7318878202322a2263551ca463e4c70943401f68" region="maincpu" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="mw04" size="2048" crc="e190ce6c" sha1="120898e9a683f5ce874c6fde761570a26de2fa8c" region="maincpu" offset="1800"/>
              <rom name="mw05" size="2048" crc="3bc7d4c7" sha1="b084f8cd2ce0f502c2e915da3eceffcbb448e9c0" region="maincpu" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="mw06" size="2048" crc="99ca2eae" sha1="8d0f220f68043eff0c85d2de7bee7fd4365fb51c" region="maincpu" offset="4800"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="8080" clock="1996800"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="snsnd" name="SN76477"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="discrete" name="DISCRETE"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="270" width="260" height="224" refresh="59.541985" pixclock="4992000" htotal="320" hbend="0" hbstart="260" vtotal="262" vbend="0" vbstart="224" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="1" coins="1">
                     <control type="joy" ways="2"/>
              <dipswitch name="Energy" tag="IN2" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="15000" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="20000" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="25000" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="35000" value="3"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="IN2" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="4"/>
              <dipswitch name="Bonus Energy" tag="IN2" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="15000" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="10000" value="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coinage" tag="IN2" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="128"/>
              <configuration name="Cabinet" tag="CAB" mask="1">
                     <confsetting name="Upright" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <confsetting name="Cocktail" value="1"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="0"/>

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