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wizt: MAME ROM Information.


Wiz (c) 1985 Taito Corp.


Released in April 1985 in Japan.

Licensed to Taito Corp. by Seibu Kaihatsu. For more information about the game itself, please see the original Seibu entry.


Game's ROM.

MAME Info:

0.31 [Zsolt Vasvari]


- Mid Boss (blue dragon) has missalligned sprites tiles (Missaligned by 1 pixel, you can see the background trough the dragon). YMI (ID 00810)

- wiz and clone: 1) Sound is dreadful after a death and stage restart. This is particularly noticeable on the stage where you fall down the gap. Chook (ID 00809)


- 0.125u9: David Haywood added clone Wiz (Taito, set 2). Changed description of clone 'Wiz (Taito)' to 'Wiz (Taito, set 1)'.

- 12th February 2008: Guru - More arrivals today! The box up contains WIZ (Taito 1985) alt version, bootleg. Thanks to GP-Lee.

- 0.37b16: Stefan Jokish fixed some protection issues in Wiz.

- 24th June 2001: Stefan Jokisch fixed some protection related problems in Wiz.

- 17th January 2001: Nicola Salmoria fully fixed Wiz colors.

- 0.37b12: Nicola Salmoria fixed colors in Wiz. Changed clock speed of the 3x AY-8910 to 1536000 Hz.

- 0.36b15: Zsolt Vasvari added clone Wiz (Taito).

- 14th January 2000: Zsolt Vasvari added another Wiz romset.

- 0.34b8: Added new color proms.

- 0.34b1: Added color proms ($0, 100, 200 - red, green and blue component).

- 0.31: Zsolt Vasvari added Wiz (Seibu Kaihatsu 1985).

- 25th February 1998: Dumped Wiz.

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Romset: 129 kb / 13 files / 69.5 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="wizt" sourcefile="wiz.c" cloneof="wiz" romof="wiz">
              <description>Wiz (Taito, set 1)</description>
              <manufacturer>Seibu Kaihatsu (Taito license)</manufacturer>
              <rom name="wiz1.bin" size="16384" crc="5a6d3c60" sha1="faeb7e7ddeee9638ec046655e87f866d81fdbee0" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ic05_03.bin" merge="ic05_03.bin" size="16384" crc="7978d879" sha1="866efdff3c111793d5a3cc2fa0b03a2b4e371c49" region="maincpu" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="ic06_02.bin" merge="ic06_02.bin" size="16384" crc="9c406ad2" sha1="cd82c3dc622886b6ebb30ba565f3c34d5a4e229b" region="maincpu" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="ic57_10.bin" merge="ic57_10.bin" size="8192" crc="8a7575bd" sha1="5470c4c3a40139f45db7a9e260f40b5244f10123" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="wiz4.bin" size="8192" crc="e6c636b3" sha1="0d5b98d404d2d87f375cde5d5a90c7d6318ea197" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="wiz5.bin" size="8192" crc="77986058" sha1="8002affdd9ac246a0b9c887654d0db8d3a6913b2" region="gfx1" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="wiz6.bin" size="8192" crc="f6970b23" sha1="82d1fe0fee6bf9c6c2f472ed3479c02da85d5f69" region="gfx1" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="wiz7.bin" size="16384" crc="601f2f3f" sha1="6c0cc7de5fd94628eaecca409c4faa155f684bdc" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="wiz8.bin" size="16384" crc="f5ab982d" sha1="5e0e72ec702dd5f48814a15f1a92bcdd29c944d8" region="gfx2" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="wiz9.bin" size="16384" crc="f6c662e2" sha1="54e904d731ea30f532dfea60d47edf2da99f32eb" region="gfx2" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="ic23_3-1.bin" merge="ic23_3-1.bin" size="256" crc="2dd52fb2" sha1="61722aba7a370f4a97cafbd5df88ec7c6263c4ad" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ic23_3-2.bin" merge="ic23_3-2.bin" size="256" crc="8c2880c9" sha1="9b4c17f7fa5d6dc01d79c40cec9725ab97f514cb" region="proms" offset="100"/>
              <rom name="ic23_3-3.bin" merge="ic23_3-3.bin" size="256" crc="a488d761" sha1="6dade1dd16905b4751778d49f374936795c3fb6e" region="proms" offset="200"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="3072000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="1789750"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="8910.1" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="1536000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="8910.2" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="1536000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="8910.3" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="1536000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="270" width="256" height="224" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="2">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSW0" mask="7">
                     <dipvalue name="5 Coins/1 Credit" value="7"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="3"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="5"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="6"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSW0" mask="24">
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="24"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="16"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSW0" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="32"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unused" tag="DSW0" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="64"/>
              <dipswitch name="Free Play" tag="DSW0" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="128"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="DSW1" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="1"/>
              <dipswitch name="Difficulty" tag="DSW1" mask="6">
                     <dipvalue name="Easy" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Normal" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hard" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Hardest" value="6"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSW1" mask="24">
                     <dipvalue name="1" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="16" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="24"/>
                     <dipvalue name="255 (Cheat)" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Bonus Life" tag="DSW1" mask="96">
                     <dipvalue name="10000 30000" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="20000 40000" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="30000 60000" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="40000 80000" value="96"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSW1" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="128"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="256"/>

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