display
colour emulation good
palette 2048
display type raster
orientation horizontal
resolution 320x240
frequency 55.161545Hz
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sound
sound emulation good
channels mono
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controls
players 2
nplayers 2P sim
controls 8 way joystick
buttons 2
coin slots 2
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hardware
cpu 68000 @ 10MHz
cpu Z80 @ 3.5MHz
audio YM3812 @ 3.5MHz
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data
version added .123u1
last change(s) none
roms
name size crc set flags sha1
o15-11iiw.bin  32768  38b0bb5b  zerowng2    e5a4c0b6c279a55701c82bf9e285a806054f8d23 
o15-12iiw.bin  32768  74c91e6f  zerowng2    8cf5d10a5f4efda0903a4c5d56599861ccc8f1c1 
o15-09.rom  131072  13764e95  zerowing    61da49b73ba81edd951e96e9ce6673c1c3bd65f2 
o15-10.rom  131072  351ba71a  zerowing    937331549140506711b08252497cc0f2efa58268 
o15-13.rom  32768  e7b72383  zerowing    ea1f6f33a86d14d58bd396fd46081462f00177d5 
o15-05.rom  131072  4e5dd246  zerowing    5366b4a6f3c900a4f57a6583b7399163a06f42d7 
o15-06.rom  131072  c8c6d428  zerowing    76ee5bcb8f10fe201fc5c32697beee3de9d8b751 
o15-07.rom  131072  efc40e99  zerowing    a04fad4197a7fb4787cd9bebf43e1d9b02b2f61b 
o15-08.rom  131072  1b019eab  zerowing    c9569ca85696825142acc5cde9ac829e82b1ca1b 
o15-03.rom  131072  7f245fd3  zerowing    efbcb3663d4accc4f8128a8fee5475bc109bc17a 
o15-04.rom  131072  0b1a1289  zerowing    ce6c06342392d11952873e3b1d6aea8dc02a551c 
o15-01.rom  131072  70570e43  zerowing    acc9baec71b0930cb2f193677e0663efa5d5551d 
o15-02.rom  131072  724b487f  zerowing    06af31520866eea69aebbd5d428f80e882289a15 
tp015_14.bpr  32  bc88cced  zerowing    5055362710c0f58823c05fb4c0e0eec638b91e3d 
tp015_15.bpr  32  a1e17492  zerowing    9ddec4c97f2d541f69f3c32c47aaa21fd9699ae2 
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cabinet art
cabinet zerowing.png
marquee zerowing.png
control panel zerowing.png
flyer zerowing.png
PCB zerowing.png
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additional information
info 0.35b4 [Darren Olafson]

WIP:
  • 0.125u1: Roberto Fresca added 'Region' dipswitch to clone Zero Wing (2 player).
  • 0.124u2: Changed VSync to 55.161545 Hz.
  • 0.123u1: Brian Troha added clone Zero Wing (2 player simultaneous ver.).
  • 0.35b4: Darren Olafson added Zero Wing (Toaplan 1989).
  • 25th February 1999: Brad Oliver and Nicola Salmoria have squished several bugs from the Zero Wing driver.
  • 23rd February 1999: Darren Olafson has added Hellfire to the Zero Wing driver.
  • 21st February 1999: Darren Olafson has made Zero Wing faster, and fixed the colors.
  • 15th February 1999: Darren Olafson has made a preliminary Zero Wing driver (Nothing works with it yet though).
  • 9th November 1997: J-ROM dumped Zero Wing (c)1989 TOAPLAN.
LEVELS: 8

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Romset: 1377 kb / 15 files / 542 zip
history Zero Wing (c) 1989 Toaplan.


- TECHNICAL -


Game ID : TP-015


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 10 Mhz), Z80 (@ 3.5 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM3812 (@ 3.5 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 320 x 240 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 2048


Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


- TRIVIA -


Released in September 1989.


Licensed to Williams for US distribution.


Pony Canyon / Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Zero King - PCCB-00001) on 21/09/1989.


- UPDATES -


The Williams Electronics Games, Inc. licensed version allows for 2-player simultaneous gameplay.


- TIPS AND TRICKS -


* Hidden Functions : If the 'Invulnerability dip switch' is enabled, you are invulnerable but you may also 'Pause' the game with P2 Start and restart with P1 Start.


- STAFF -
  • Music & sound : Tatsuya Uemura, Toshiaki Tomisawa, Masahiro Yuge
  • - PORTS -
  • * Consoles :
  • Sega Mega Drive (1991) : Contains an extra intro scene - ...'All your base are belong to us'...
  • NEC PC-Engine CD (1992) : Conversion by Naxat Soft.
  • - SOURCES -
  • Game's ROM.
  • Machine's picture.
  • Edit this entry at Arcade-History.com: http://www.arcade-history.com/?n=zero-wing&page=detail&id=3248&o=2
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