display
colour emulation good
palette 32
display type raster
orientation vertical
resolution 224x256
frequency 61.000000Hz
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sound
sound emulation imperfect
channels mono
samples fire.wav
explsion.wav
vg_voi-0.wav
vg_voi-1.wav
vg_voi-2.wav
vg_voi-3.wav
vg_voi-4.wav
vg_voi-5.wav
vg_voi-6.wav
vg_voi-7.wav
vg_voi-8.wav
vg_voi-9.wav
vg_voi-a.wav
vg_voi-b.wav
vg_voi-c.wav
vg_voi-d.wav
vg_voi-e.wav
vg_voi-f.wav
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controls
players 2
nplayers 2P alt
controls joy
buttons 2
coin slots 1
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hardware
cpu M6502 @ 0.705562MHz
audio Speaker
audio snk6502 Custom
audio Samples
audio SN76477
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data
version added .033b01
last change(s) none since version .53
roms
name size crc set flags sha1
zarz122.07  2048  bdfa67e2  zarzon    0de06cf53ee21b8f14b933b61e6dc706338746c4 
zarz123.08  2048  d034e61e  zarzon    dc802c3d7a9f7e473e323e3272fca406dab6d55d 
zarz124.09  2048  296397ea  zarzon    3a1ad7f3c4453bb20768b3e3ce04cd76873aa0ee 
zarz125.10  2048  26dc5e66  zarzon    07f47f3497bb85640e5e6a89ad7d6579108347fe 
zarz126.13  2048  cee18d7f  zarzon    5a7e60b6be06b3038f2eb81e76fc54cb65d4877b 
zarz127.14  2048  bbd2cc0d  zarzon    1128020b7c0f38f5ff2cc2da0fd2df5ebead4681 
zarz128.15  2048  93ea2df9  satansat    4f7d076deef1e14b568b06974194861d3789ab5c 
zarz129.16  2048  e67ec873  satansat    14158914f07cabe61abc400c371d742ceb61d165 
zarz130.22  2048  22c44650  satansat    063915cde86aece8860db1df15497cde669e73bd 
zarz131.23  2048  7be20678  zarzon    872de953df1f9f1725e14fdfd227ad872a813af8 
zarz132.24  2048  72b2cb76  zarzon    d7a95c908fe2227e2a0820a8e9713b1709c9e5af 
zarz135.73  2048  e837c62b  satansat    97552b1e413a3934f4dc5a6fc9fc1fa8ba7a2e7e 
zarz136.75  2048  83f61623  satansat    4cb28f85f32d13bfa364c376ea3e30fd451b5884 
zarz138.03  32  5dd6933a  satansat    417d827d9e47b6db01fecc2164e5ef332d4cd70e 
zarz133.53  2048  b253cf78  zarzon    56a73b22ed2866222c407a3e9b51b8e0c92cf2aa 
zarz134.54  2048  580934d2  satansat    c1c7eba56bca2a0ea6a68c0245b071a3308f92bd 
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cabinet art
cabinet zarzon.png
marquee zarzon.png
control panel satansat.png
flyer zarzon.png
PCB satansat.png
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additional information
info 0.33b5 [Dan Boris]

0.33b1 [Dan Boris]

Samples required (Vanguard)

WIP:
  • 0.133u1: Renamed (satansaa) to (satansata).
  • 0.122u8: RansAckeR improved dipswitches according to manuals.
  • 0.118u6: David Haywood added clone Satan of Saturn (set 2). Changed parent description to 'Satan of Saturn (set 1)'.
  • 22nd August 2007: f205v dumped Satan of Saturn (set 2).
  • 0.81u5: Curt Coder added SN76477 interfaces to Satan of Saturn, not connected yet, needs discrete sound expert.
  • 0.37b7: Added Vanguard samples.
  • 0.36b7: Added Custom sound.
  • 0.35RC1: Fixed rom names.
  • 0.34b8: Nicola Salmoria added partial sound to Satan of Saturn.
  • 0.34b1: Added color prom.
  • 0.33b5: Dan Boris added Satan of Saturn (SNK 1981).
  • 7th June 1998: Malcor dumped Satan of Saturn (set 1) by SNK 1981.
  • 0.33b1: Dan Boris added Zarzon (Taito 1981).
LEVELS: 2 (endless)

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Romset: 31 kb / 16 files / 15.2 zip
history Zarzon (c) 1981 Taito America Corp.


- TECHNICAL -


Board Number : ZD1 / ZD2

Prom Stickers : SS / 122-136


Main CPU : M6502 (@ 705.562 Khz)

Sound Chips : Custom (@ 705.562 Khz), Samples (@ 705.562 Khz), SN76477 (@ 705.562 Khz)


Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 224 x 256 pixels

Screen refresh : 61.25 Hz

Palette colors : 32


Players : 2

Control : 2-way joystick

Buttons : 2


- TRIVIA -


This game is also known as "Satan of Saturn".


Steve Weirzbecki holds the official official record for this game with 48,720 points on 01/16/1982.


A Zarzon upright unit appears in the 1983 film 'Joysticks'.


- SOURCES -


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.



Edit this entry at Arcade-History.com: http://www.arcade-history.com/?n=zarzon&page=detail&id=3237&o=2
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