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PostPosted: 2021-02-16, 1:25:56 
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An archive with full sound packs (music + sfx) for the classic arcade titles made by Namco written for the WSG sound chip. The songs were extracted with a reverse-engineered driver (frame2frame correctness checked vs Mame register dumps) and, inspired by QuattroPlay, converted to C352 using a custom converter. Placed here, due to a lack of official support for WSG in VGM but I hope that one day the sheer beauty of these compositions will lead to their adoption into the standard! :) My plan is to keep adding soundtracks here from other titles when outcomes from the respective drivers are verified. I will also release the tool once it is in a presentable state.

Hardware: Pac Man / WSG

Hardware: Super Pacman / CS15

Hardware: System 16 Universal / CS15


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Ponpoko_(Namco_Pac_Man).zip [12.28 KiB]
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Super_Pac-Man_(Namco_Super_Pacman).zip [25.04 KiB]
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Pac_&_Pal_(Namco_Super_Pacman).zip [23.43 KiB]
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Libble_Rabble_(Namco_System_16_Universal).zip [32.91 KiB]
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Phozon_(Namco_Super_Pacman).zip [26.67 KiB]
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Mappy_(Namco_Super_Pacman).zip [38.29 KiB]
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Toy_Pop_(Namco_System_16_Universal).zip [51.46 KiB]
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Motos_(Namco_Super_Pacman).zip [37.46 KiB]
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Dig_Dug_2_(Namco_Super_Pacman).zip [30.08 KiB]
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The_Tower_of_Druaga_(Namco_Super_Pacman).zip [55.72 KiB]
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PostPosted: 2021-05-08, 19:06:38 
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This is very interesting, is it possible to extract more WSG music?


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PostPosted: 2021-05-11, 21:31:05 
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Hi, that is my ultimate goal but the conversion process is very slow as it currently requires full disassembly/analysis of each music driver separately. Also, my "hobby" time has been limited recently but hope to get back to it over the summer.


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PostPosted: 2021-05-12, 18:43:58 

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Would you mind sharing your research and maybe disassemblies?
Maybe it could be of use for some people.


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PostPosted: 2021-05-12, 22:22:33 
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Sure, need to tidy it up a bit first. The initial bits (The Tower of Druaga format description and basic version of the converter) are here: https://github.com/grgowski/WSGSound.


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