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Zoom 909

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Zoom 909
System(s): VCO Object, SG-1000, MSX
Publisher: Sega,
MSX
Pony Canyon
Developer:
Genre: Shoot-'em-Up






























Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Arcade (VCO Object)
JP
¥? ?






















SG-1000
JP
¥4,800 C-47
SG-1000
TW
NT$? ?



MSX
JP
¥? ?




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Zoom 909 (ズーム909) is an arcade game developed by Sega for VCO Object arcade hardware. It was released worldwide in 1982, however after obtaining a license for Buck Rogers, western versions of the game became known as Buck Rogers: Planet of Zoom. Both Zoom 909 and Buck Rogers: Planet of Zoom are largely the same game minus some minor graphical differences.

Though most home ports of the game are based on Planet of Zoom, Zoom 909 was brought to the Japanese MSX in 1983 and SG-1000 in 1985. These versions take more liberties with the formula, introducing a top-down stage as level 3.

Magazine articles

Main article: Zoom 909/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

Zoom909 Arcade JP flyer.pdf

PDF
VCO Object JP flyer

Zoom909 VCOObject JP Flyer Alt.jpg

VCO Object JP flyer (alt)

AMLife JP 01.pdf

PDF
Arcade print advert in Amusement Life (JP) #1 (1983-0x-xx)

AMLife JP 02.pdf

PDF
Arcade print advert in Amusement Life (JP) #2 (1983-02-10)

Physical scans

VCO Object version

VCO Object, JP

SG-1000 version

SG-1000, JP
Zoom909 SG1000 JP cover.jpg
Cover
Zoom 909 SG-1000 JP MyCard Back.jpgZoom909 SG1000 JP Card.jpg
Card
Zoom909SGJPManual.pdf
Manual
SG-1000, TW

MSX version

MSX, JP
Zoom909 MSX JP Box Front.jpg
Cover
Zoom909 MSX JP Cart.jpg
Cart

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
SG-1000
 ?
CRC32 093830D8
MD5 4E457A6C5B4B613F2AAC3472F6827A89
SHA-1 09552AAA7140F9FC780B5F7D541478B534320075
32kB Cartridge (JP)
SG-1000
 ?
CRC32 9943FC2B
MD5 D99925F7B3FA1961906F169B61F1A492
SHA-1 7A998A0DA19471F7E3E5BD82A9FBAF82A966EE40
32kB Cartridge (TW)

References