Finally, multi System 16B (Sega)

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    • Finally, multi System 16B (Sega)





      Something I've started to work on only recently but done a lot of progress.

      30 official games known on this system:
      - Ace Attacker
      - Action Fighter
      - Alien Syndrome
      - Altered Beast / Jyuohki
      - Aurail
      - Bay Route
      - Bullet
      - Cotton
      - Dunk Shot
      - Dynamite Dux
      - E-Swat
      - Excite League
      - Flash Point
      - Golden Axe
      - Heavyweight Champ
      - M.V.P.
      - Passing Shot
      - Riot City
      - Ryu Kyu
      - SDI
      - Shinobi
      - Sonic Boom
      - Sukeban Jansi Ryuko
      - Super League
      - Tetris
      - Time Scanner
      - Toryumon
      - Tough Turf
      - Wonderboy III Monster Lair
      - Wrestle War

      Plus 2 "exclusivities":
      - Bloxeed (extracted from a PS2 compilation)
      - Fantasy Zone (extracted from a PS2 compilation)

      Some games are protected with an encrypted 68000 CPU, others with an i8751 MCU, some with no protection at all.

      4 different romboards known:
      - 171-5521
      - 171-5704 (identical to 171-5521 but with different jumper settings)
      - 171-5358
      - 171-5797
      I've been able to reproduce the 171-5358 (no custom chip, no banking) and 171-5521/171-5704 (tile banking made with a PLD and few TTL chips).
      The 171-5797 contains a QFP custom chip so I put it aside from now.

      By choosing the appropriate romsets all games except Torymon can be played on the same custom designed romboard.
      At the moment I have 2 prototypes:
      - one for 171/5521/171-5704 based games
      - one for 171-5358 based games
      But with some more logic I think the 2 types can be combined (with a hardware banking enabling/disabling function). I haven't looked at a software solution yet so this could also be a solution (some games were launched on more than one romboard type).

      Given the fact my multi M72 testing is on hold this project might progress faster than expected.

      Also I still have to:
      - fully test the decrypted sets for Dunk Shot, Sukeban Jansi Ryuko, Super League
      - patch Tough Turf to bypass the i8751 MCU
      - find a way to run Toryumon on a different romboard than 171-5797 (probably not the most desired game in the list but I'd like to tackle it for the sake of completeness)

      First prototype in action:




      Most current wait list:

      ekorz (V1 & V2)
      rewrite
      98pacecar
      Derick2k * 2
      mastercello
      Nodoyuna
      zizer
      Denson
      Frank_fjs
      xodaraP * 2 (v1 and v2)
      djsheep
      oneleaf86 * 2 (v1 and v2)
      Blackfish
      archimage
      sk8er000
      twistedsymphony (v1 and v2)
      Astro X
      glstar
      CPZ - SAVEYOURGAMES * 3
      Yippikaye
      Sp33dFr34k
      KalessinDB
      jepjepjep
      friedpotatoz
      udongein
      Darksoft
      aoiddr
      kuze
      ShootTheCore
      -Ace-
      bradtemple87 (v2)
      jassin000 * 2 (v1 and v2)
      remvel
      Gakman
      Dakken * 2 (v1 and v2)
      LHantz
      funkycochise
      penrhos
      christo
      Geddon
      tom5151 * 2 (v1 and v2)
      AlxUnderBase * 2 (v1 and v2)
      Reechard
      ThisGuy * 2 (v1 and v2)
      rtw (v2)
      NeoXbit
      SiQux
      Cheatinn
      raidenmaniac1 * 2
      tom5151 * 2 (v1 and v2)
      Damsrpg
      redijedi808
      kidpanda
      xtrasmiley
      radiantsvgun
      nonosto
      Smurph * 2
      Sabin
      gusmoney
      bagheera369
      riley81520
      kebrank (V1 & 2)
      KRG
      LHantz
      mncmt
      asra
      KAKAKOKEOKUKU
      opt2not ("v1 and v1 only")
      WhiteCrow
      MoppelTheWhale (V1)
      beast1x5 (v1)
      theoddtech
      Asure
      StalkS
      Yukari Tamura
      frsj8112
      zeruel85
      brentradio
      blahjedi
      Mizo
      kingau
      Richmal
      90sCyberThriller
      owlnonymous
      sneek
      FairWitness
      philsublime
      8bitforlife * 2 (v1 and v2)
      lorenzo2mars
      SEGASHIRO
      segasonic91
      c0nn0r
      nio
      acblunden2
      Riksho
      Smurph
      ben.shinobi
      Pelly
      psykom1 (v1)
      enkonsierto (v1)
      speedswan
      CoinFeeder
      Shuutarou (v1)
      u72 (v1)
      ccatalyst * 2 (v1)
      caldwert
      waiwainl
      r-type
      radirgyman (V1)
      truxpin (V1)
      slickam
      TravistyOJ
      Solmin
      MinkeyB
      mathewbeall
      mbandala
      D_N_G
      Jim_Pansenmann
      rsignal (V1)
      ezbman
      chrisapple (V1)
      EVAWINGZERO
      neofrank
      yodamingus
      takosuke (plus C2 multi)
      buffaloj0e
      segasonic91
      keeperUSA
      evidencedj
      ryan tiger (email)
      mikehoss1414
      Nimmers
      McKie1
      Swisstoni69
      GreenMonkeyKing
      Psychicdrive
      chacal231077
      Panzerfaust (v2 only)
      Littlelarrysellers
      Kratt x 5 (v1)
      BlackLord
      Fivestars
      moorebwb
      mpatou
      Macck
      Kyosuke75
      Hardyhell

      Extra info about multi kit versions:

      V1 = games (not included, users have to find files on their own) stored in EPROMs, one version of each of the 30 official S16B games supported plus 2 additional games extracted from a PS2 compilation developed/ported for a S16B emulator (32 different games in total)

      V2 = games stored on SD card, keys restore (with compatibility restrictions depending of the FD module you have, keys can only be restored for the module they were intended to be programmed to), supports all romsets except those with a MCU or encrypted sound CPU

      V1 is ready for production, we're just waiting for made to order connectors to be manufactured.
      V2 has no release date yet, prototype is far from final, although all functionalities have been tested and validated.

      FD modules compatibility:

      Here's the romset list for each processor type:

      FD1094
      aceattac
      altbeast5
      altbeastj3
      altbeastj1
      bayroute
      bayroutej
      bullet
      cotton
      cottonu
      cottonj
      cottonja
      ddux
      dduxj
      eswat
      eswatu
      eswatj
      eswatj1
      exctleag
      fpoint
      fpoint1
      goldnaxeu
      goldnaxej
      goldnaxe3
      goldnaxe1
      hwchampj
      mvp
      mvpj
      passsht
      passshta
      passshtj
      ryukyu
      shinobi2
      sonicbom
      suprleag
      tetris2
      tetris1
      wb34
      wb33
      wb32
      wrestwar2
      wrestwar1

      FD1089A
      afighterh
      aliensyn3
      aliensynj
      aurailj
      dunkshot
      dunkshota
      dunkshoto
      defense
      sdib

      FD1089B
      afighterf
      afighterg
      aurail1
      sjryuko

      Standard
      afightere
      aliensyn
      aliensyn7 (encrypted sound CPU MC8123)
      altbeast (i8751 protection chip)
      altbeastj (i8751 protection chip)
      altbeast6 (i8751 protection chip)
      altbeast4 (encrypted sound CPU MC8123)
      altbeast2 (encrypted sound CPU MC8123)
      aurail
      bayroute1
      ddux1 (i8751 protection chip)
      goldnaxe (i8751 protection chip)
      goldnaxe2 (i8751 protection chip)
      hwchamp
      cencourt (encrypted sound CPU MC8123)
      riotcity
      sdibl
      shinobi5
      shinobi4 (encrypted sound CPU MC8123)
      shinobi3 (encrypted sound CPU MC8123)
      timescan
      toryumon
      tturf (i8751 protection chip)
      tturfu (i8751 protection chip)
      wb3 (i8751 protection chip)
      wrestwar (i8751 protection chip)
      => plus Bloxeed and Fantasy Zone

      I should be able to test if an encrypted module can run as a standard CPU by writing its entire RAM with 0x40 as suggested by Eduardo.
      => Not working... For now?
      So far best compatibility is FD1094 (20 different games over 32).
      Looking for:
      - OutRun boardset even untested or not working
      - Sega Super Scaler hardware (Out Run, Model X, Model Y), even with faulty PCM chip



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      The post was edited 8 times, last by Apocalypse ().

    • ekorz wrote:

      Sweeeeeeet!!! I'm definitely in for one of these!
      I knew you were going to react first ;)
      Looking for:
      - OutRun boardset even untested or not working
      - Sega Super Scaler hardware (Out Run, Model X, Model Y), even with faulty PCM chip



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    • brizzo wrote:

      Wooo System 16B love!

      Apocalypse wrote:

      But with some more logic I think the 2 types can be combined (with a hardware banking enabling/disabling function). I haven't looked at a software solution yet so this could also be a solution (some games were launched on more than one romboard type).
      Yes can confirm this is 100% possible :D
      Which one? Hardware or software solution? Hardware solution I'm sure it will work.
      Looking for:
      - OutRun boardset even untested or not working
      - Sega Super Scaler hardware (Out Run, Model X, Model Y), even with faulty PCM chip



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    • I'm glad to see so much interest but there's still a lot of work to do. :whistling:
      Looking for:
      - OutRun boardset even untested or not working
      - Sega Super Scaler hardware (Out Run, Model X, Model Y), even with faulty PCM chip



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    • Frank_fjs wrote:

      I love you and want to have your babies!

      In less creepy wording, count me in as interested. Have always wanted a System 16 multi.

      Happy to help in any way if needed. Keep up the great work!


      This! But with the completely creepy wording intact - I'm 100% in for one of these

      The post was edited 1 time, last by xodaraP ().

    • Frank_fjs wrote:

      I love you and want to have your babies!

      In less creepy wording, count me in as interested. Have always wanted a System 16 multi.

      Happy to help in any way if needed. Keep up the great work!
      You're too late mate, I already chose a partner who has no balls and I'm not looking for change ;)
      Looking for:
      - OutRun boardset even untested or not working
      - Sega Super Scaler hardware (Out Run, Model X, Model Y), even with faulty PCM chip



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