megadon Megadon

Immagine gioco: Megadon
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Production year: 1982
Manufacturer: Epos Corporation (Photar Industries license)

Game genre: Shooter
Category: Shooter / Field

This machine works in MAME This machine works in MAME

Overall emulation: Good
Color emulation: Good
Sound emulation: Good
Graphics emulation: Good
Save states: Supported

In MAME since version: .062

The MAME driver of this machine is: epos.cpp - Read the code

 Tech info 
 Hardware of this machine:
  • CHIPs [Show details]

    Z80 ("maincpu")cpu 2750000 Hz
    Speaker ("mono")audio
    AY-3-8910A ("aysnd")audio 2750000 Hz

  • Screens [Show details]

    This machine uses a single screen:
      Graphic type: Raster
      Screen orientation: Vertical
      Resolution 272 x 236 @ 60.000000 Hz

  • Number of players: 2P Alternated
  • Controllers [Show details]

      Joystick [2 ways]
    Number of buttons: 2

  • Dip-switches [Show details]

    Default settings in bold
    Coinage1 Coin/1 Credit
     1 Coin/2 Credits
    Fuel ConsumptionSlow
    Enemy Fire RateSlow
    Game ModeArcade

  • ROMs (9 of the machine set) [Show details]

    Referred to MAME version: 0.181

    NameSizeCRC32SHA1StatusIn romset
    2732u10b.bin4096af8fbe80 2d7857616462112fe17343a9357ee51d8f965a0f good megadon
    2732u09b.bin4096097d1e73 b6141155b2c63c33a367dd18fe53ff9f01b99380 good megadon
    2732u08b.bin4096526784da 7d9f43dc6975a018bec95982029ce7ac9f675869 good megadon
    2732u07b.bin40965b060910 98a719bf0ffe8010437565de681aaefa647d9a6c good megadon
    2732u06b.bin40968ac8af6d 53c123f0e9f0443737c39c01dbdb685189cffa92 good megadon
    2732u05b.bin4096052bb603 eb74a9563f44cca50dc2c475e4a376ed14e4f56f good megadon
    2732u04b.bin40969b8b7e92 051ad9a8ba51740a865e3c95a738658b30bbbe60 good megadon
    2716u11b.bin2048599b8b61 e687c6f475a0fead3e47f05b1d1b3b29cf4a83a1 good megadon
    74s288.bin32c779ea99 7702ae3684579950b36274ea91d4267c96faeeb8 good megadon

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    :  BIOS
    :  Device


Megadon (c) 1982 Epos.


Main CPU : Z80 (@ 2.75 Mhz)

Sound Chips : AY8910 (@ 2.75 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Vertical

Video resolution : 236 x 272 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 32

Players : 2

Control : 2-way joystick

Buttons : 2 (FIRE, THRUST)


Licensed to Photar Industries.


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

Giochi Simili

Warning: information in history.dat can differ from the ones present in the rest of the page (taken from MAME) as they come from a different source

Information on megadon

0.62 [Mike Haaland]


- 0.62: Mike Haaland added Megadon (Epos 1982).

- 11th November 2002: Zsolt Vasvari fixed the dipswitch settings in Megadon and Catapult.

- 8th November 2002: Mike Haaland added Megadon and Catapult to the Epos driver, but only Megadon works.


- Your mission is to pilot the Megadon Fighter and destroy the COSMIC INFIDELS (100 Pts.) and TERRIBLE ERGS (? Pts.)

- Destroy these galactic misfits before they destroy you

- The TERRIBLE ERGS will track and destroy you unless you stop him with Ion Bombs.

- The BABY ERG is a worthless destructive indestructable obstacle (0 Pts.)

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