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phrcrazea: MAME ROM Information.


Phraze Craze (c) 1986 Merit.


Main CPU : Z80 (@ 2.5 Mhz)

Sound Chips : AY8910 (@ 2.5 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 512 x 248 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 256

Players : 2

Buttons : 5


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.129 [David Haywood]

0.104 [Pierpaolo Prazzoli]

0.85u1 [Pierpaolo Prazzoli]


- When you see "PUSH ANY SWITCH", press SPACE to proceed.


- 0.137u3: D. Beneke, Smitdogg and The Dumping Union added clones Phraze Craze (set 2) and (Expanded Questions, set 2). Changed description of clones 'Phraze Craze (set 2)' to 'Phraze Craze (Expanded Questions, set 1)' and 'Phraze Craze (Sex Kit)' to 'Phraze Craze (Sex Kit, Vertical)'. Renamed (phrcrazea) to (phrcrazeb) and (phrcrazes) to (phrcrazev).

- 0.136u1: Fixed rom names.

- 0.135u4: Fixed rom names.

- 7th August 2009: Smitdogg - Thanks to D. Beneke we got a box of PCB's from a dealer in NY for pretty cheap. I've dumped all. In the box were 2 more Merit Phraze Craze games which both have an undumped program rom and a couple of bootlegs. I also got a Phraze Craze manual.

- 0.133u1: Renamed (phrcraza) to (phrcrazea) and (phrcrazs) to (phrcrazes).

- 0.129: David Haywood added Phraze Craze (set 2). Changed parent description to 'Phraze Craze (set 1)'. Phraze Craze (Sex Kit) is now clone of Phraze Craze (set 1). Changed 'Phraze Craze (Sex Kit)' to a clone of Phraze Craze.

- 0.128: Couriersud fixed access violation in Phraze Craze.

- 0.127u6: Couriersud fixed Phraze Craze gfx rom ordering. Changed AY-3-8910A clock speed to 1250000 Hz. Changed visible area to 512x256 and VSync to 76.293945 Hz.

- 0.104u4: Added new user1 ($50000) rom.

- 0.104: Pierpaolo Prazzoli added Phraze Craze (Sex Kit) (Merit 1986). Removed 'Service Mode' and added 'Topic' dipswitch.

- 0.99u1: Fixed Phraze Craze [Tomasz Slanina, Pierpaolo Prazzoli, Nicola Salmoria] - Game now playable. Changed visible area to 512x248 and palettesize to 256 colors.

- 0.98u4: Pierpaolo Prazzoli fixed the question roms reading for Phraze Craze and fixed some loading based on new info discovered.

- 0.85u1: Pierpaolo Prazzoli added Phraze Craze (Merit 1986).

- 2nd August 2004: Pierpaolo Prazzoli - Phraze Craze (Merit 1986) works - Still have to undesrtand how the video hardware works

Recommended Games:

Phraze Craze

Phraze Craze (Sex Kit)

Romset: 352 kb / 11 files / 174.1 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="phrcrazea" sourcefile="merit.c" cloneof="phrcraze" romof="phrcraze">
              <description>Phraze Craze (set 2)</description>
              <rom name="pc_u5.bin" size="32768" crc="f9642d0a" sha1="6e9b9929bc28f6c26c70a8b762a2755dc097dbc4" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="phrz_u37.u37" merge="phrz_u37.u37" size="32768" crc="237e221a" sha1="7aa69375c2b9a9e73e0e4ed207bf595368b2deb2" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="phrz_u38.u38" merge="phrz_u38.u38" size="32768" crc="bfa78b67" sha1="1b51c0e00240f798fe717624e706cb15700bc2f9" region="gfx1" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="phrz_u39.u39" merge="phrz_u39.u39" size="32768" crc="9ce22cb3" sha1="b653afb8f13decd993e434aaad69a6e09ab65f83" region="gfx1" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="phrz_u40.u40" merge="phrz_u40.u40" size="32768" crc="17dcddd4" sha1="51682bdbfb67cd0ccf20b97e8fa12d72f0fe82ed" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="phrz1-07_std-1" merge="phrz1-07_std-1" size="32768" crc="0a016c5e" sha1="1a24ecd7fe59b08c75a1b4575c7fe467cc7f0cf8" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="phrz1-07_std-2" merge="phrz1-07_std-2" size="32768" crc="e67dc49e" sha1="5265af228531dc16db7f7ee78da6e51ef9a1d772" region="user1" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="phrz1-07_std-3" merge="phrz1-07_std-3" size="32768" crc="5c79a653" sha1="85a904465b347564e937074e2b18159604c83e51" region="user1" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="phrz1-07_std-4" merge="phrz1-07_std-4" size="32768" crc="9837f757" sha1="01106114b6997fe6432e519101f95c83a1f7cc1e" region="user1" offset="30000"/>
              <rom name="phrz1-07_std-5" merge="phrz1-07_std-5" size="32768" crc="dc9d8682" sha1="46973da4298d0ed149c651498527c91b8ba57e0a" region="user1" offset="40000"/>
              <rom name="phrz1-07_std-6" merge="phrz1-07_std-6" size="32768" crc="48e24f17" sha1="f50c85505f6ab2360f0885494001f174224f8575" region="user1" offset="50000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="2500000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="aysnd" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="1250000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="512" height="256" refresh="76.293945" pixclock="10000000" htotal="512" hbend="0" hbstart="512" vtotal="256" vbend="0" vbstart="256" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="5" coins="2" service="yes">
              <dipswitch name="Enable Test Mode" tag="IN0" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Reset High Scores" tag="IN1" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="IN1" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="IN1" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="IN1" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="IN1" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSW" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="6" value="2"/>
              <dipswitch name="Topic &quot;8&quot;" tag="DSW" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="4" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSW" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="8" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="DSW" mask="192">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright 1 Player" value="192" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Upright 2 Players" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="128"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="0"/>

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