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wwestern1: MAME ROM Information.


Wild Western (c) 1982 Taito.

A sheriff on horseback must protect a train, located in the center of the screen, from groups of bandits. Players must avoid running into obstacles, getting shot, or allowing three bandits to board the train. A bonus game is played between rounds.


Taito SJ System hardware

Board Number : WW070001

Prom Stickers : WW8..14

Main CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 3 Mhz)

Sound Chips : (4x) AY8910 (@ 1.5 Mhz), DAC

Players : 2

Control : Double 8-way joysticks

Buttons : 2


Released in May 1982.

A Wild Western machine was shown at the 2003 classic arcade games show 'California Extreme' in San Jose, California.


* Consoles :

Colecovision (Unreleased prototype)

Sony PlayStation 2 [JP] (August 25, 2005; "Taito Memories Gekan [Model SLPM-66092]")

Sony PlayStation 2 (2005, "Taito Memories Vol. 2")

Microsoft XBOX (2006, "Taito Legends 2")

Sony PlayStation 2 (2006, "Taito Legends 2")

* Computers :

PC [CD-ROM] (2006, "Taito Legends 2")


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.25 [Nicola Salmoria]

Artwork available


- 7th December 2009: Mr. Do - I found the instruction card for Wild Western in the BYOAC / CAG Artwork.

- 0.133u1: Renamed (wwester1) to (wwestern1).

- 0.122u3: Atari Ace fixed save state in Wild Western (wwestern0115u1yel).

- 24th December 2006: Mr. Do - hanks to the loan by Vintage Arcade Superstore and vectorization by Zorg, we have Wild Western bezel.

- 0.103u3: Nicola Salmoria fixed the Wild Western bonus screen, where the horse would not scroll into view.

- 0.36b3: Added 'High Score Table' dipswitch.

- 0.36b2: Zsolt Vasvari hacked protection in Wild Western, fixed bonus game and added second button to jump onto the train. Added 2nd player button.

- 0.36b1: Zsolt Vasvari fixed Wild Western - Game now playable. Added Taito SJ sprite-sprite collision detection and other improvements to in the Taito SJ games. Added clone Wild Western (set 2). Changed input to Double 8-way Joystick with 1 button. Fixed cpu1 rom ($4000) and dipswitches. Added layer prom ww17.

- 22nd July 1999: Zsolt Vasvari added the missing button to Wild Western.

- 15th July 1999: Zsolt Vasvari fixed Wild Western graphics priorities and input ports.

- 12th July 1999: Zsolt Vasvari added sprite-sprite collision check into the old Taito games, and fixed Wild Western crashes.

- 0.31: Known issues: Probably due to copy protection, the game is not playable and resets often.

- 0.29: The hardware of the Taito games (Elevator Action, Jungle King, Wild Western, Front Line) is emulated more faithfully. Playfield priority is accurate in Jungle King, however this broke Wild Western - strange. Front Line works. Merged all the drivers into Taito driver [Nicola Salmoria].

- 0.27: Elevator Action, Jungle King and Wild Western now use the same Taito video hardware driver.

- 0.25: Nicola Salmoria added a preliminary driver for Wild Western (Taito 1982), which is not playable yet.

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Romset: 57 kb / 15 files / 29.3 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="wwestern1" sourcefile="taitosj.c" cloneof="wwestern" romof="wwestern">
              <description>Wild Western (set 2)</description>
              <manufacturer>Taito Corporation</manufacturer>
              <rom name="ww01.bin" merge="ww01.bin" size="4096" crc="bfe10753" sha1="468cf5a2f7232b5faf4a371aee2c83196fc486a5" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ww02" size="4096" crc="f011103a" sha1="4d94140fb121abb366933bb56d216bdcf2b0a9f4" region="maincpu" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="ww03d.bin" merge="ww03d.bin" size="4096" crc="0e65be37" sha1="5e672c6a33d9b68752c27465fd6172304de55d2d" region="maincpu" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="ww04a" size="4096" crc="68b31a6e" sha1="580e2b560275880ab8d75670f90d314341491953" region="maincpu" offset="3000"/>
              <rom name="ww05" size="4096" crc="78293f81" sha1="311d4200d3f9c1760f31a6c695b31f789ce4aadd" region="maincpu" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="ww06" size="4096" crc="d015e435" sha1="2b0933348245f4359f5d054289c82647bab1e13d" region="maincpu" offset="5000"/>
              <rom name="ww07.bin" merge="ww07.bin" size="4096" crc="1937cc17" sha1="fcec4b6dafd631dd2b33db5852b5ae9412910527" region="maincpu" offset="6000"/>
              <rom name="ww14.bin" merge="ww14.bin" size="4096" crc="23776870" sha1="b15fe4f0fabd0939d87fe8c04c7edf74bbd6a23b" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ww08.bin" merge="ww08.bin" size="4096" crc="041a5a1c" sha1="c4006dc4915c6107a3f2e41534521385ba6c306c" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ww09.bin" merge="ww09.bin" size="4096" crc="07982ac5" sha1="4ff76a53cb7af9ccf084513ee66c73bf16826959" region="gfx1" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="ww10.bin" merge="ww10.bin" size="4096" crc="f32ae203" sha1="3455f99403246ce4483c3b6e954ebe6d93725ec3" region="gfx1" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="ww11.bin" merge="ww11.bin" size="4096" crc="7ff1431f" sha1="945d7f58bd8855f046693eea7791c164bd1d7a3d" region="gfx1" offset="3000"/>
              <rom name="ww12.bin" merge="ww12.bin" size="4096" crc="be1b563a" sha1="447e1c982eea6198b99095e26aa5fec4e9ae1e54" region="gfx1" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="ww13.bin" merge="ww13.bin" size="4096" crc="092cd9e5" sha1="56059bf41bb4ccf0f88cea679fdffc061e19f76e" region="gfx1" offset="5000"/>
              <rom name="ww17" merge="ww17" size="256" crc="93447d2b" sha1="d29f4a56a06ac809b4b9efa8aa9d1f246250e3a2" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="3000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ay1" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="1500000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ay2" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="1500000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ay3" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="1500000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ay4" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="1500000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="dac" name="DAC"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="270" width="256" height="224" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="3" tilt="yes">
                     <control type="doublejoy" ways="8" ways2="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Bonus Life" tag="DSW1" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="10000" value="3" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="30000" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="50000" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="70000" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="High Score Table" tag="DSW1" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="No" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Yes" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="DSW1" mask="24">
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="24" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="6" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSW1" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Flip Screen" tag="DSW1" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="DSW1" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="128"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="DSW2" mask="15">
                     <dipvalue name="9 Coins/1 Credit" value="15"/>
                     <dipvalue name="8 Coins/1 Credit" value="14"/>
                     <dipvalue name="7 Coins/1 Credit" value="13"/>
                     <dipvalue name="6 Coins/1 Credit" value="12"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5 Coins/1 Credit" value="11"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="10"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="9"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="3"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="5"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/7 Credits" value="6"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/8 Credits" value="7"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="DSW2" mask="240">
                     <dipvalue name="9 Coins/1 Credit" value="240"/>
                     <dipvalue name="8 Coins/1 Credit" value="224"/>
                     <dipvalue name="7 Coins/1 Credit" value="208"/>
                     <dipvalue name="6 Coins/1 Credit" value="192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5 Coins/1 Credit" value="176"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="160"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="144"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="48"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="80"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/7 Credits" value="96"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/8 Credits" value="112"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW3" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW3" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW3" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW3" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW3" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="16" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW3" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="32" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Invulnerability (Cheat)" tag="DSW3" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coinage" tag="DSW3" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="A and B" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="A only" value="0"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="64"/>

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