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twinqix: MAME ROM Information.


Twin Qix (c) 1995 Taito.


Taito F3 System hardware

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 January 1995.

The game forbids the initials 'SEX' on the high score table. If you try, it gets changed to 'H !'. In Japanese 'H' is often used as a shortening of the word 'hentai', meaning pervert.


1. Qix (1981)

1. T.T Qix (1981)

2. Qix II - Tournament (1982)

3. Super Qix (1987)

4. Twin Qix (1995)

5. Battle Qix (2002)

6. Qix ++ (2009, XBLA)


Project leader : Keppel Maekawa

Software designer : Harumi. K

Game designers : Tukasa Oshima, Takafumi Kaneko

Character designer : Izumi Takemoto

Graphic designer : Akiyoshi Takada, Lin Chinkai (Indy Chinkai), Takashi Yamada, Takeshi Ninomiya, Shigeki Yamamoto, Masato Shinchi, Kawamoyan

Sound : Nakayama Jotohei (Zuntata)

Printing designer : Kumi Mizobe

Hardware works : Takeshi Kinugasa


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.37b15 [Bryan McPhail]

0.37b11 [Bryan McPhail]

Artwork available


- 0.106u12: MASH added plds ($200, 400, 600, 800, a00 - pal16l8b.b24, pal16l8b.b57, pal16l8b.b58, pal16l8b.b59 and pal16l8b.b64) to Twin Qix.

- 0.105u1: Changed description to 'Twin Qix (Ver 1.0A 1995/01/17) (Prototype)'.

- 0.57: Fixed sound1 roms loading.

- 14th August 2001: Uki fixed the sound problems in Twin Qix.

- 4th March 2001: Bryan McPhail and David Haywood added some more NMK games to the Bombjack Twin driver but they all suffer from unemulated protection and don't work very well.

- 0.37b15: Bryan McPhail added Twin Qix (US Prototype) (Taito 1995).

- 0.37b11: Bryan McPhail added Twin Qix (Testdriver).


Other Emulators:

* Raine

Recommended Games (Qix):


Super Qix

Twin Qix



Romset: 7682 kb / 23 files / 2.74 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="twinqix" sourcefile="taito_f3.c">
              <description>Twin Qix (Ver 1.0A 1995/01/17) (Prototype)</description>
              <manufacturer>Taito America Corporation</manufacturer>
              <rom name="mpr0-3.b60" size="262144" crc="1a63d0de" sha1="7d8d8a6c9c7f9dfc0a8a528a905e33388b8fe13d" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="mpr0-2.b61" size="262144" crc="45a70987" sha1="8cca6845064d943fd28416143e60399188b023cd" region="maincpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="mpr0-1.b62" size="262144" crc="531f9447" sha1="4d18efaad9c3dd2b14d3125c0f9e18cfcde3a1f2" region="maincpu" offset="2"/>
              <rom name="mpr0-0.b63" size="262144" crc="a4c44c11" sha1="b928134028bb8cddd6e34a501a4aad56173e2ae2" region="maincpu" offset="3"/>
              <rom name="obj0-0.a08" size="524288" crc="c6ea845c" sha1="9df710637e8f64f7fec232b5ebbede588e07c2db" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="obj0-1.a20" size="524288" crc="8c12b7fb" sha1="8a52870fb9f508148619763fb6f37dd74b5386ca" region="gfx1" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="scr0-0.b07" size="524288" crc="9a1b9b34" sha1="ddf9c6ba0f9c340b580573e1d96ac76b1cd35beb" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="scr0-1.b06" size="524288" crc="e9bef879" sha1="7e720f5054a1ef3a28353f1c221f4cf15d3b7428" region="gfx2" offset="2"/>
              <rom name="scr0-2.b05" size="524288" crc="cac6854b" sha1="c97fb7de48e1644695bbe431587d6c1be01ea62d" region="gfx2" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="scr0-3.b04" size="524288" crc="ce063034" sha1="2ecff74427d7d2fa8d1db4ac87481d123d7ce003" region="gfx2" offset="3"/>
              <rom name="scr0-4.b03" size="524288" crc="d32280fe" sha1="56b120128c5e4b8c6598a1de51269e6702a63175" region="gfx2" offset="300000"/>
              <rom name="scr0-5.b02" size="524288" crc="fdd1a85b" sha1="1d94a4858baef3e78c456049dc58249a574205fe" region="gfx2" offset="300001"/>
              <rom name="spr0-1.b66" size="262144" crc="4b20e99d" sha1="faf184daea0f1131bafa50edb48bd470d4c0b141" region="audiocpu" offset="100000"/>
              <rom name="spr0-0.b65" size="262144" crc="2569eb30" sha1="ec804131025e600198cd8342925823340e7ef458" region="audiocpu" offset="100001"/>
              <rom name="snd-0.b43" size="524288" crc="ad5405a9" sha1="67ee42498d2c3c00015237b3b5cd020f9a7c4a18" region="ensoniq.0" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="snd-1.b44" size="524288" crc="274864af" sha1="47fefee23038bb751bdf6b6f48312ba0b6e38b90" region="ensoniq.0" offset="100000"/>
              <rom name="snd-14.b10" size="524288" crc="26312451" sha1="9f947a11592fd8420fc581914bf16e7ade75390c" region="ensoniq.0" offset="200000"/>
              <rom name="snd-15.b11" size="524288" crc="2edaa9dc" sha1="72fead505c4f44e5736ff7d545d72dfa37d613e2" region="ensoniq.0" offset="300000"/>
              <rom name="pal20l10a.a12" size="204" status="nodump" region="plds" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="pal20l10a.a24" size="204" status="nodump" region="plds" offset="100"/>
              <rom name="pal16l8b.b24" size="260" crc="0b73a7d1" sha1="953234ce95a8c2dfb9ba276742411cb2ca4d4bf8" region="plds" offset="200"/>
              <rom name="pal16l8b.b57" size="260" crc="74b4d8be" sha1="23ba316bc5550dd69f07f9a0f697927656a35e5a" region="plds" offset="400"/>
              <rom name="pal16l8b.b58" size="260" crc="17e2c9b8" sha1="841b290ee3a3089a975456b20018c04e6afb2257" region="plds" offset="600"/>
              <rom name="pal16l8b.b59" size="260" crc="dc0db200" sha1="9f46e7edf053ad9ee3a4a6dd00f9f6996203fc60" region="plds" offset="800"/>
              <rom name="pal16l8b.b64" size="260" crc="3aed3d98" sha1="8f0b02baad87aeda1767f0e95aa1a84545376076" region="plds" offset="a00"/>
              <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"/>

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