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gtsers8: MAME ROM Information.


Video Trivia [Upright model] (c) 1984 Greyhound Electronics.


Main CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound Chips : DAC

Players : 1

Buttons : 5


All Video Trivia products by Greyhound Electronics :

Video Trivia [Upright model]

Video Trivia [Cocktail model]

Video Trivia [Tabletop model]

Video Trivia [Countertop model]


Machine's picture.

Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.132u4 [Brian Troha, Dumping Union]

0.84 [Pierpaolo Prazzoli]

0.83 [Pierpaolo Prazzoli, Chris Hardy]


- The first time you run the game, an ERROR appears because the NVRAM needs initialising. Press fast forward (Insert) key to speed this up.


- 0.146: Refactored Trivia rom questions. Added misc documentation. Added DSW locations to several sets [Brian Troha]. Added clones Trivia (Questions Series 10 Alt Question Rom), Trivia (Questions Series 11 Alt Question Rom) and Trivia (Version 1.03a Alt questions 2). Changed 'Trivia (Version 5.06)' from a parent set to clone 'Trivia (Questions Series 15)'. Changed description of clones '(Version 1.03a) (alt 1)' to '(Unsorted question roms)' and '(Version 1.03a Alt questions)' to '(Version 1.03a Alt questions 1)'. Renamed (gt5) to (gtsers15).

- 0.145u8: Brian Troha sorted out the correct question roms for clones Trivia (Questions Series 12), Trivia (Questions Series 14) and Trivia (Version 1.03a) (alt 1). Changed description of clones 'Trivia (Version 1.03a) (alt 2)' to 'Trivia (Questions Series 12)' and 'Trivia (Version 1.03a) (alt 3)' to 'Trivia (Questions Series 14)'. Renamed (gt103a2) to (gtsers12) and (gt103a3) to (gtsers14).

- 0.123u5: These games was removed from MAME: Trivia (Version 1.02C) (gt102c), (Version 1.01C) (gt101c), (Version 1.01C, Alt questions 1) (gt101c1), (Version 1.02B) (gt102b), (Version 1.02C, Alt questions 1) (gt102c1), (Version 1.02C, Alt questions 2) (gt102c2) and (Version 1.02C, Alt questions 3) (gt102c3).

- 0.132u4: Brian Troha and Dumping Union added Trivia (Questions Series 8) (Greyhound Electronics 1984) and clones (Questions Series 9), (Questions Series 10) and (Questions Series 11). Removed Trivia (Version 1.03), Trivia (Version 1.03a), Trivia (Version 1.03a) (alt 4) and Trivia (Version 1.03a Alt questions 2).

- 0.110: Brian Troha added clone Trivia (Version 1.01C Alt questions 1).

- 0.109u5: Brian Troha added clone Trivia (Version 1.01C). Trivia (Version 1.02B) is now clone of Trivia (Version 1.02C). Added 'facts_of_life' question rom and removed 'sports_2_#2' rom in clone Trivia (Version 1.02C Alt questions 1). Added 'beatlemania_#1' question rom to clone Trivia (Version 1.02C Alt questions 2). Added 'sports_2_#2' question rom and removed 'facts_of_life' rom in clone Trivia (Version 1.02C Alt questions 3).

- 0.109u4: Brian Troha added Trivia (Version 5.06) from a TRIV3D romboard. Changed 'Trivia (Version 5)' to clone 'Trivia (Version 1.03a) (alt 4)'. Added prog1_versiona rom from clone 'Trivia (Version 1.03a) (alt 1)' and new 'science' question rom to clone 'Trivia (Version 1.03a) (alt 4)'. Renamed (gt5) to (gt103a4).

- 0.109u1: wolf676 added ticket dispenser to Trivia (Version 1.02C), Trivia (Version 1.03a), Trivia (Version 5) and clone (Version 1.02B).

- 0.108u5: Added 2nd coin slot.

- 0.108u3: Added dipswitches 'Questions', 'Show Answer', 'Max Coins', 'Timeout', 'Tickets', 'No Coins', 'Unknown'.

- 0.108u2: wolf676 fixed incorrect dipswitches in Trivia (Version 1.03).

- 0.89u4: Pierpaolo Prazzoli added clone Trivia (Version 1.03a Alt questions 2). Renamed (gt103asa) to (gt103aa).

- 0.88: Pierpaolo Prazzoli added clone Trivia (Version 1.03a) (alt 3).

- 0.84: Pierpaolo Prazzoli added Trivia (Version 1.02C), Trivia (Version 5) and clones Trivia (Version 1.03a) (alt 1), (Version 1.03a) (alt 2), (Version 1.03a Alt questions 1), (Version 1.03a Sex questions), (Version 1.02C Alt questions 1), (Version 1.02C Alt questions 2) and (Version 1.02C Alt questions 3). Changed description of 'Trivia (V. 1.02B)' to 'Trivia (Version 1.02B)', 'Trivia 2 (Version 1.03a)' to 'Trivia (Version 1.03a)' and 'Trivia 4 (Version 1.03)' to 'Trivia (Version 1.03)'. Renamed (getrivia) to (gt102b), (getrv4) to (gt103) and (getrv2) to (gt103a). Removed Trivia 3 (Version 1.03a). Fixed rom names.

- 0.83: Pierpaolo Prazzoli added Trivia (V. 1.02B) (Greyhound Electronics 1985), Trivia 2 (Version 1.03a) (Greyhound Electronics 1984), Trivia 3 (Version 1.03a) added Trivia 4 (Version 1.03) (Greyhound Electronics 1986).

- 29th May 2004: Pierpaolo Prazzoli - Added Trivia (Greyhound Electronics) which is fully working, but wrong graphics - thanks dox.

LEVELS: 5 + 4

Romset: 176 kb / 6 files / 131.4 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="gtsers8" sourcefile="gei.c">
              <description>Trivia (Questions Series 8)</description>
              <manufacturer>Greyhound Electronics</manufacturer>
              <rom name="prog1_versionc" size="16384" crc="340246a4" sha1="d655e1cf2b1e87a05e87ff6af4b794e6d54a2a52" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="science" size="32768" crc="2f940ebd" sha1="bead4988ac0a97d70f2a3c0b40a05968436de2ed" region="maincpu" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="general" size="32768" crc="1efa01c3" sha1="801ef5ab55184e488b08ef99ebd641ea4f7edb24" region="maincpu" offset="18000"/>
              <rom name="sports" size="32768" crc="6bd1ba9a" sha1="7caac1bd438a9b1d11fb33e11814b5d76951211a" region="maincpu" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="soccer" size="32768" crc="f821f860" sha1="b0437ef5d31c507c6499c1fb732d2ba3b9beb151" region="maincpu" offset="28000"/>
              <rom name="potpourri" size="32768" crc="f2968a28" sha1="87c08c59dfee71e7bf071f09c3017c750a1c5694" region="maincpu" offset="30000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="dac" name="DAC"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="416" height="224" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="1" buttons="6" coins="2">
              <dipswitch name="Questions" tag="DSWA" mask="3">
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="6" value="3"/>
              <dipswitch name="Show Answer" tag="DSWA" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="No" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Yes" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Max Coins" tag="DSWA" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="30" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="10" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Timeout" tag="DSWA" mask="16">
                     <dipvalue name="No" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Yes" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="Tickets" tag="DSWA" mask="32">
                     <dipvalue name="No" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Yes" value="0" default="yes"/>
              <dipswitch name="No Coins" tag="DSWA" mask="64">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="64" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSWA" mask="128">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="128" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="IN0" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <driver status="imperfect" emulation="good" color="good" sound="imperfect" graphic="imperfect" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="8"/>

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