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Wonder Boy in Monster Land (Japan New Ver., MC-8123, 317-0043)

0.56 [Yasuhiro Ogawa]

0.31 [Mirko Buffoni]


- When finishing the game the ufo flies to the stars and the end credits scroll from bottom to top (programmer etc., i think). But in mame these End Credits are missing wbml236b6gre Alex

- Clone wbmlb: When the player sprite reaches the right side of the playfield, some garbage gfx appear on the left side. This can best be seen when fighting a boss. Update in MAME .61: This only happens when your character is flickering (invulnerable after being hit). Update in 0.101u5:It does not relate to wbml but to wbmlb and wbmljb. wbmlb37b7gre Frotz / MK / RansAckeR


- 0.113u3: Nicola Salmoria added proper MC8123 decryption code and MC-8123B 317-0043.key to 'Wonder Boy in Monster Land'.

- 0.108u3: David Haywood fixed gfx1 rom loading in clone (Galaxy Electronics English bootleg).

- 0.108u2: Swapped gfx1 roms ($0, 10000) in clone wbmlbg.

- 0.107u4: Swapped gfx1 roms ($0, $10000) in clone 'Wonder Boy in Monster Land (Galaxy Electronics English bootleg)'.

- 0.107u2: Added clone Wonder Boy in Monster Land (Galaxy Electronics English bootleg).

- 0.89u6: Nicola Salmoria expanded the MC8123 decryption tables. The tables for 317-0043 (wbml) and ninjakd2 derived by comparison of the original with the decrypted bootleg. They are incomplete but enough to fully decrypt the program - Game now playable.

- 0.79: Activate 'Test Mode' dipswitch.

- 0.56: Renamed (wbml) to (wbmlb) and clones (wbmlj) to (wbmljo), (wbmlju) to (wbmljb) and wbmlj2 to original (wbml).

- 0.37b6: Added proms ($300 - timing? (not used)).

- 15th August 2000: Zsolt Vasvari added cocktail mode support to all games in Sega System1 driver except WBML.

- 0.36b15: Added 'Demo Sounds' dipswitch.

- 22nd November 1999: Eisuke Watanabe fixed a sprite problem in clone wbmlju.

- 0.36b1: Yasuhiro Ogawa added clones Wonder Boy in Monster Land (Japan set 1), (Japan set 2) and (Japan not encrypted). Fixed prom ($200) and rom names.

- 2nd July 1999: Nicola Salmoria fixed Wonder Boy In Monsterland's sound.

- 0.33b3: Dani Portillo added hiscore save in Wonder Boy in Monster Land.

- 0.31: Mirko Buffoni added 'Wonder Boy in Monster Land' (bootleg 1987) (preliminary).


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Romset: 361 kb / 16 files / zip