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Wonder Boy Deluxe


Wonder Boy (c) 1986 Sega.


A little boy ventures through Wonderland in this horizontally scrolling game. There are four areas, each with four levels and end bosses. Walking and jumping depletes your energy so you must eat food found along the way.


- TECHNICAL -


Sega System 1 hardware

Game ID : 834-5984


Main CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound Chips : SN76496 (@ 4 Mhz), SN76496 (@ 2 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 256 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 1536


Players : 2

Control : 2-way joystick

Buttons : 2


- TRIVIA -


Licensed to Escape.


Chris E McClard holds the official official record for this game, on factory setting, with 1,217,240 points on 06/05/2005.


A deluxe version (bootleg ?) was made by Vision Electronics (see Updates section for more information).


- UPDATES -


Wonder Boy Deluxe has a dip switch to control how fast the energy decreases.


- TIPS AND TRICKS -


* Round 8 : If you manages to finish the game (Round 7 area 4) without forgetting any of the sweet little faces that multiply the vitality at the end of the screen, you can enjoy the Round 8.


- SERIES -


1. Wonder Boy (1986)

2. Wonder Boy in Monster Land (1987)

3. Wonder Boy III - Monster Lair (1988)

4. Wonder Boy IV - Monster World II (Sega Mega Drive)

5. Wonder Boy V - Monster World III (1991, Sega Mega Drive)

6. Monster World IV (1994, Sega Mega Drive)


- PORTS -


* Consoles :

Sega SG-1000 (1986)

Nintendo Famicom (1986, "Adventure island")

Sega Master System (1987)

Sega Game Gear (1990)

Nintendo Game Boy (1991, "Adventure island")

Nintendo Super Famicom (1992, "Super Adventure Island")


* Computers :

Sinclair ZX Spectrum (1987)

Commodore C64 (1987)

Amstrad CPC (1987)

MSX