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Mazin Saga: Mutant Fighter

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Title Screen

Mazin Saga: Mutant Fighter

Also known as: Mazin Saga (JP), Mazin Wars (EU)
Developer: Almanic
Publishers: Sega (JP/EU), Vic Tokai (US)
Platform: Genesis
Released in JP: February 26, 1993
Released in US: February 25, 1993
Released in EU: 1993


DevTextIcon.png This game has hidden development-related text.
DebugIcon.png This game has debugging material.


Debug text

Exception text starting at $00040A:

BUS ERROR     
ADDRESS ERROR 
NO OPECODE    
DIVIDED BY 0  
CHECK ERROR   
OVER FLOW     
USER MODE     
TRACE MODE    
A LINE        
F LINE        
UN INITIALIZE 
SPRIUS ERROR  
UNKNOWN ERROR 
AUTOVECT 1    
AUTOVECT 2    
AUTOVECT 3    
AUTOVECT 5    
AUTOVECT 7    

User Mode

Elementary, my dear Cactus.
This needs some investigation.
Discuss ideas and findings on the talk page.

For the User Mode exception, above, the programming goes from $000022 to $000392 to $0073BA. There, it runs some kind of debug programming that checks controller 2 buttons and also loads text strings RECORD and PLAY.

Unknown debugging

Elementary, my dear Cactus.
This needs some investigation.
Discuss ideas and findings on the talk page.

This possibly connects to the previous section. A routine starting at $0072F4 loads debug text pointers. The strings start at $0E1D7A and includes text STAGE, JOYMODE :, JOYREC :, and more.