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Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord (NES)

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Title Screen

Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord

Developer: Game Studio
Publishers: ASCII (JP), Nexoft (US)
Platform: NES
Released in JP: December 22, 1987
Released in US: July 1990

CopyrightIcon.png This game has hidden developer credits.
RegionIcon.png This game has regional differences.

Regional Differences

Support for Turbo File Devices


The Japanese version of the game has support for ASCII Turbo File devices, which allows players to save their current game state and return to it later, much like savestates. This feature was removed in the US version.

Language Switches

Japan US
Wizardry1JapanSwitches.png Wizardry1USswitch.png

The Japanese version of the game has language switches for various aspects of the game, which were removed in the US.

Different Class Name

Japan US
Wizardry1Priest.png Wizardry1Cleric.png

The Priest class was changed to Cleric in the US version, possibly due to the religious reference.

Developer Credits

The following string is present at 0x187D5 in the Japanese version and at 0x18769 in the US version and is used as a SRAM signature to test the save memory integrity.