Home News Forum                            

Play your favorite classic games and more with the GameEx front end. Read more.

qtheater: MAME ROM Information.


Quiz Theater - 3tsu no Monogatari (c) 1994 Taito.


Taito F3 System hardware

Prom Stickers : D95

Main CPU : 68EC020 (@ 16 Mhz)

Sound CPU : 68000 (@ 16 Mhz)

Sound Chips : ES5505 (@ 15.23805 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 320 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 58.97 Hz

Palette Colors : 8192

Players : 4

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 4


Released in November 1994.

The subtitle of this game translates from Japanese as 'Story of Three'.

Zuntata Record released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (ZUNTATA RARE SELECTION Impromptu - ZTTL-2001 ) on 12/01/2000.


Staff: Taito Central Labotory

Sound Composed by: Naoto Yagishita

Graphics: VAP staff

Special Thanks : Karu, BABI, Taito VG tokyo Production


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.37b11 [Bryan McPhail]

< Japan >

Artwork available


- 0.138: hap fixed no sound in Quiz Theater.

- 0.122u2: Phil Bennett removed GAME_IMPERFECT_SOUND flag in Quiz Theater.

- 0.122: Added correct cpu2 rom (68000 sound CPU).

- 16th January 2001: Bryan McPhail fixed some memory corrupting bugs in the Taito F3 driver.

- 0.37b11: Bryan McPhail added 'Quiz Theater - 3tsu no Monogatari (Japan)' (Taito 1994). Sound doesn't work.

- 15th January 2001: Bryan McPhail finally submitted his Taito F3 driver, which is not graphically perfect and crashes hard sometimes but has complete ES5505 sound emulation thanks to Aaron Giles, Ian Schmidt and R. Belmont. Not all games are working due to 68020 core bugs, but these are: Ring Rage, Arabian Magic, Riding Fight, Grid Seeker: Project Stormhammer, Gunlock / Rayforce, Super Cup Finals / Hat Trick Hero '93, Top Ranking Stars, Light Bringer, Kaiser Knuckle / Global Champion, Bubble Bobble 2 / Bubble Symphony, Space Invaders DX, Taito Power Goal / Hat Trick Hero '95, Quiz Theater - 3tsu no Monogatari, Akkanvader, Moriguchi Hiroko no Quiz de Hyuu!Hyuu!, Puzzle Bobble 2 / Bust-A-Move Again, Puzzle Bobble 2X, Kyukyoku Tiger 2, Bubble Memories, Cleopatra Fortune, Puzzle Bobble 3, Arkanoid Returns, Kirameki Star Road, Puchi Carat and Pop 'N Pop.


Romset: 14848 kb / 12 files / 5.05 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="qtheater" sourcefile="taito_f3.c">
              <description>Quiz Theater - 3tsu no Monogatari (Ver 2.3J 1994/11/10)</description>
              <manufacturer>Taito Corporation</manufacturer>
              <rom name="d95-12.20" size="524288" crc="fcee76ee" sha1="9ffeeda656368d1c065ba1cdb51a8665f7f7262a" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="d95-11.19" size="524288" crc="b3c2b8d5" sha1="536c13d71e858309f41e7c387cd988e8fe356bee" region="maincpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="d95-10.18" size="524288" crc="85236e40" sha1="727c8f7361d7e0af3239bb0c0e7778ab30b12739" region="maincpu" offset="2"/>
              <rom name="d95-09.17" size="524288" crc="f456519c" sha1="9226d33d8d16a7d1054c1183ac013fc5caf229e2" region="maincpu" offset="3"/>
              <rom name="d95-02.12" size="2097152" crc="74ce6f3e" sha1="eb03f44889bd2d5705e9d8cda6516b39758d9554" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="d95-01.8" size="2097152" crc="141beb7d" sha1="bba91f47f68367e2bb3d89298cb62fac2d4edf7b" region="gfx1" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="d95-06.47" size="2097152" crc="70a0dcbb" sha1="b1abe6a9a4afe55201229a62bae11ad1d96ca244" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="d95-05.45" size="2097152" crc="1a1a852b" sha1="89827485a31af4e2457775a5d16f747a764b6d67" region="gfx2" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="d95-07.32" size="262144" crc="3c201d70" sha1="89fe4d363f4e1a847ba7d2894a2092708b287a33" region="audiocpu" offset="100000"/>
              <rom name="d95-08.33" size="262144" crc="01c23354" sha1="7b332edc844b1b1c1513e879215089987645fa3f" region="audiocpu" offset="100001"/>
              <rom name="d95-03.38" size="2097152" crc="4149ea67" sha1="35fc9e60cd368c6eab20e23deb581aa4f46e164e" region="ensoniq.0" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="d95-04.41" size="2097152" crc="e9049d16" sha1="ffa7dfc5d1cb82a601bad26b634c993aedda7803" region="ensoniq.0" offset="400000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68EC020" clock="16000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="68000" clock="16000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ensoniq" name="ES5505" clock="15238050"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="320" height="224" refresh="58.970000" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="4" buttons="4" coins="4" service="yes" tilt="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
                     <control type="dial" minimum="0" maximum="4095" sensitivity="25" keydelta="25"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="8192"/>

emumovies.com      Retro bytes Portal           Bookmark and Share

Developed by: Spesoft  Headsoft     Terms of use     Privacy    Advertise