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Mega Zone

| 1983
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Units produced: Konami
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy8way), Buttons(2)
Number of Players: 2
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MAME folder name: megazone

Display: raster 288x224 @ 60.00Hz (60.00 pixclock)
Sound: 1 channels

Emulated in MAME via driver megazone.c:
Status: good; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: good; Color: good
Palette size: 512; Savestate: unsupported

Roms:
319b14.e7 with 32kb
sha1:29cf4158314ed897daf045a7f07be865dd977663 crc:55044268
319b15.e8 with 32kb
sha1:04d6e51b4930619c8ee12fb0d7b5f981e4d6d8d3 crc:31fd7ab9
319b16.c6 with 256kb
sha1:c1478c31533a11421cd4579ccfdbb430e193d17b crc:5748e933
319b17.a11 with 256kb
sha1:1c58eb91982d5f10511d54a83070e859ac57d2f1 crc:1fbfce73
319b18.a16 with 32kb
sha1:aba459826a75ec07bc6d97580e934f58aa22f4f4 crc:23cb02af
319e01.bin with 4096kb
sha1:64f54621487291fbfe827fb4cecca299fd0db781 crc:ed5725a0
319e02.bin with 8192kb
sha1:3808d1b58fe152f8f5b49bf0aa40c53e9c9dd4bd crc:d5d45edb
319e08.bin with 8192kb
sha1:fc8c0ecd3b7f03d63b6c3143143986883345fa38 crc:6add71b1
319e09.bin with 8192kb
sha1:4c038e80d575988407252897a1f1bc6b76af597c crc:5eaa7f3e
319e10.bin with 8192kb
sha1:be2dd46cd0121cedad6dab90a22643798a3176ab crc:7bb1aeee
319e11.bin with 8192kb
sha1:210aae91a3838e5f7c78747d9b7419d266538ffc crc:965a7ff6
319e12.bin with 8192kb
sha1:44ccaaf92bdb83323f45e08dbe118697720e9105 crc:e0fb7835
319e13.bin with 8192kb
sha1:1f6fbf804dacfa44cd11b4cf41d0bedb7f2ff6b6 crc:3d8f3743
319i03.bin with 8192kb
sha1:37249bfb14c6c3ce40ad68be457ab1f66fd7ea70 crc:0888b803
319i04.bin with 8192kb
sha1:fd818f678a3dc8d48a30f9f7670bfcb42a3009a2 crc:1e968603
319i05.bin with 8192kb
sha1:c7568589f6b0e1706e996fdfed9c16755541951e crc:ac59000c
319i06.bin with 8192kb
sha1:a6755728fab37674749f9b77cb53f6f228102f2f crc:0468b619
319i07.bin with 8192kb
sha1:dc3ed2a0d1a12df51e46561324d78b7d655be313 crc:94b22ea8
Mameinfo.dat entry:
0.37b10 [Yochizo]


WIP:

- 0.147u2: hap fixed clone Omega Fighter Special. The game fails to boot or finish post. After showing bad rom errors, the game resets.

- 0.147u1: Fixed maincpu rom loading.

- 0.122u7: Fixed gfx1/2/3/4/5 rom loading.

- 0.89u3: Changed Z80 CPU2 clock speed to 5MHz.

- 0.37b10: Yochizo added 'Omega Fighter' (UPL 1989) and clone Omega Fighter Special.

- 21st November 2000: Yochizo fixed some graphics bugs in the Omega Fighter / Atomic Robo-kid driver.

- 8th November 2000: Yochizo sent in a driver for Omega Fighter and Atomic Robo-kid.

- 25th April 1999: Dumped Omega Fighter Special.


LEVELS: 8 (restarts once)


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* FB Alpha

* JFF

* Raine


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Mars Matrix: Hyper Solid Shooting


Romset: 2016 kb / 8 files / 457.8 zip


Credits Mameinfo and Mametesters Project Robert J. Rabgno et al.
History.dat entry:
Mega Zone (c) 1983 Konami.

A great action shoot'em up game.

Take the control of an amphibious Rocket Tank, and your mission is to advance through infested enemy territory, you must choose your path carefully and take precise aim, increase your fire power collecting twelve power item pods; "MEG" stay alert to all enemy's moves. Your encounter a multitude of enemies varies depending on which path you choose. The screen continues until reach the ominous "Megazone" and annihilate the giant mechanical eyeballs the fortress Command tower which is only vulnerable when open. Your next mission awaits...

- TECHNICAL -

Game ID : GX319

Main CPU : Motorola M6809 (@ 2.048 Mhz), Zilog Z80 (@ 3.072 Mhz)
Sound CPU : I8039 (@ 477.266 Khz)
Sound Chips : General Instrument AY8910 (@ 1.78975 Mhz), DAC, (3x) RC (@ 1.789772 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 2

- TRIVIA -

Mega Zone was released in March 1983.

Also licensed to Kosuka for manufacture and distribution.

There is many unused graphics on the grahic ROM, including the wolf enemy from "Pooyan"!.

Yashiro Oda holds the official record for this game with 2,228,650 points.

- UPDATES -

Second revision:
* Build date: Oct. 11, 1983

First revision:
* Build date: Sep. 20, 1983

- STAFF -

Staff: Koji Hiroshita, Y. Sakamoto, T. Fujiwara, N. Inoue, S. Fukutake

- CONTRIBUTE -

Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=1597&o=2


Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 3B1D 00000099 FFFFFFFF Infinite Credits
00000000 3BA0 00000003 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives
20800000 85E1 00000085 FFFFFFFF Invincibility
20810000 85E6 00000027 FFFFFFFF Invincibility (2/2)
00000000 3FAF 00000001 FFFFFFFF Power Up + Invincibility
00010000 3F77 000000E0 FFFFFFFF Power Up + Invincibility (2/5)
00010000 3F8F 000000E1 FFFFFFFF Power Up + Invincibility (3/5)
00010000 3FA7 000000E3 FFFFFFFF Power Up + Invincibility (4/5)
00010000 3FBF 000000E2 FFFFFFFF Power Up + Invincibility (5/5)
00000000 3FA3 00000000 00000010 Rapid Fire

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file
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