Wiz Wars

The Arcade PCB by Mylstar Electronics, Inc.

Wiz Wars screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade PCB

Wiz Wars © 1984 Mylstar Electronics.


To play Wiz Warz :
Use MOVE KNOB to move the wizard around the wall.
Use FIRE JOYSTICK to hurl wizard's energy bolts.
ELECTRIFY WALLS will destroy all enemies on the wall.
SHOOT TREASURES for points before devils get them.
Hitting STORM CLOUDS will prove to be very unpleasant.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Main CPU : I8086
Sound CPU : (2x) M6502
Sound Chips : (2x) DAC, (2x) AY8910, SP0250

Screen orientation : Horizontal
Video resolution : 256 x 240 pixels
Screen refresh : 61.00 Hz
Palette colors : 16

Players : 1
Control : Dial
Buttons : 1

Test Mode operations available :
1 Monitor Adjustment
2 Memory Test
3 Sound Test
4 Bookkeeping
5 Dip Switches
6 Switch Test

TRIVIA

This game was playable & near completion before getting canned. Only 1 machine was known to exist.

Default highscore (Wiz Warz Hall of Honor) :
1) DAN 10000
2) LEE 9000
3) DUN 8000
4) DIS 7000
5) LUV 6000
6) AL 5000
7) BA 4000
8) DRI 3000
9) NKC 2000
10) OKE 1000
11) TAK 900
12) E A 800
13) WIZ 700
14) TDA 600
15) TSM 500
16) RAD 400
17) ADE 300
18) RFY 200
19) BDE 100
20) NGI 90
21) SED 80

Your enemies in the game are officially called :
mauler Mauler
cumulo nimbus Cumulo Nimbus
blu ogre Blu Ogre
dwarf dudes Dwarf Dudes
lizzymen Lizzymen
schizo serpents Schizo Serpents
cy clone Cy Clone
bro viper Bro' Viper
evil wiz Evil Wiz
all seeing eye All Seeing Eye

SOURCES
Game's ROM.

Page last modified on October 12, 2010