colour emulation good
palette 256
display type raster
orientation horizontal
resolution 368x224
frequency 60.000000Hz
sound emulation good
channels mono
players 2
nplayers 2P sim
controls joy
buttons 3
coin slots 2
cpu 68000 @ 10MHz
cpu Z80 @ 1MHz
audio Speaker
audio OKI6295 @ 1.056MHz
version added .034b06
last change(s) none since version .53
name size crc set flags sha1
zz-4.rom  65536  83718b9b  zerozone    b3fc6da5816142b9c92a7b8615eb5bcb2c78ea46 
zz-5.rom  65536  18557f41  zerozone    6ef908732b7775c1ea2b33f799635075db5756de 
zz-1.rom  32768  223ccce5  zerozone    3aa25ca914960b929dc853d07a958ed874e42fee 
zz-6.rom  524288  c8b906b9  zerozone    1775d69df6397d6772b20c65751d44556d76c033 
zz-2.rom  131072  c7551e81  zerozone    520de3074fa6a71fef10d5a76cba5580fd1cbbae 
zz-3.rom  131072  e348ff5e  zerozone    6d2755d9b31366f4c2ddd296790234deb8f821c8 
cabinet art
art no cabinet, marquee, flyer, control panel or PCB images found
additional information
info 0.34b6 [Brad Oliver]

  • 0.144u1: Fabio Priuli modernized the Zero Zone driver.
  • 0.135u2: Fabio Priuli added driver data and save state support to Zero Zone driver.
  • 0.91u1: David Haywood fixed background banking in Zero Zone.
  • 0.84u6: Replaced 'Use 3rd Button' dipswitch with 'Activate 'Score Line'? (Cheat)'.
  • 21st July 2002: Paul Priest fixed a crash in Zero Zone.
  • 0.60: Added dipswitches 'Difficulty', 'Speed', 'Demo Sounds', 'Helps', 'Bonus Help', 'Use 3rd Button' and 6x 'Unused'.
  • 27th April 2002: Stephane Humbert fixed the dipswitches and inputs in Zero Zone.
  • 24th April 2002: SpinelSun2 submitted a fix for the dipswitch settings in Zero Zone.
  • 0.35b1: Changed visible area to 368x224.
- 0.34b6: Brad Oliver added Zero Zone (Comad 1993). TODO: ADPCM samples don't seem to be playing at the proper tempo - too fast? There are a lot of unknown dipswitches.
  • 9th March 1998: CaBBe dumped Zero Zone.
LEVELS: 4 (endless)

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Romset: 928 kb / 6 files / 416.8 zip
history Zero Zone (c) 1993 Comad.

A risque version of "Columns".


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 10 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 1 Mhz)

Sound Chips : OKI6295 (@ 8 Khz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 368 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette Colors : 256

Players : 2

Control : 4-way joystick

Buttons : 3


This game shares the music with "Las Vegas Girl - Girl '94", another Comad game.

The samples 'Welcome' and 'You suck!' (originally 'You die!') were ripped from Data East's "Sly Spy".


Game's rom.

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