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wiz: MAME ROM Information.


Wiz (c) 1985 Seibu Kaihatsu.


Main CPU : Z80 (@ 3.072 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 1.78975 Mhz)

Sound Chips : (3x) AY8910 (@ 1.536 Mhz)

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


Released in April 1985 in Japan.

Also released by Taito under the same name.


* Computers :



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="wiz" sourcefile="wiz.c">
              <manufacturer>Seibu Kaihatsu</manufacturer>
              <rom name="ic07_01.bin" size="16384" crc="c05f2c78" sha1="98b93234684a3a228552ef41a08512fef1befedd" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ic05_03.bin" size="16384" crc="7978d879" sha1="866efdff3c111793d5a3cc2fa0b03a2b4e371c49" region="maincpu" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="ic06_02.bin" size="16384" crc="9c406ad2" sha1="cd82c3dc622886b6ebb30ba565f3c34d5a4e229b" region="maincpu" offset="8000"/>
              <rom name="ic57_10.bin" size="8192" crc="8a7575bd" sha1="5470c4c3a40139f45db7a9e260f40b5244f10123" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ic12_04.bin" size="8192" crc="8969acdd" sha1="f37c4697232b4fb4171d6290c9407f740e7d1448" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ic13_05.bin" size="8192" crc="2868e6a5" sha1="1b8ac71a6b901df845bab945bfcf11df47932990" region="gfx1" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="ic14_06.bin" size="8192" crc="b398e142" sha1="1cafaf5cbfa96b410ae236a298473ff51122d9fc" region="gfx1" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="ic03_07.bin" size="16384" crc="297c02fc" sha1="8eee765a660e3ff1b6cdcdac0d068177098cc339" region="gfx2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ic02_08.bin" size="16384" crc="ede77d37" sha1="01fe35fc3373b7513ea90e8262d66200629b89fe" region="gfx2" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="ic01_09.bin" size="16384" crc="4d86b041" sha1="fe7f8c89ef16020f45a97ed875ddd7396a32665d" region="gfx2" offset="4000"/>
              <rom name="ic23_3-1.bin" size="256" crc="2dd52fb2" sha1="61722aba7a370f4a97cafbd5df88ec7c6263c4ad" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="ic23_3-2.bin" size="256" crc="8c2880c9" sha1="9b4c17f7fa5d6dc01d79c40cec9725ab97f514cb" region="proms" offset="100"/>
              <rom name="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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