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Super Vectrex Multicart (SVM) Usage notes and ROMs titles List

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Super Vectrex Multicart ©2021,©2022,©2023 by Arcade Jason / Ralf Kornmann.
Usage notes and ROMs titles list.

Usage notes and titles list in this document were compiled by Chris "Vectrexer" Romero from various posts.

Super Vectrex Multicart (SVM) Usage Notes:

Super Vectrex Multicart title selection functionality as used with the Vectrex Reset button. SVM supports a feature to use the Vectrex front panel "Reset" button in two different ways. A quick press. Or a long (greater than 1 second) press.

Using the quick press feature of the Reset button will result in restarting the currently selected ROM title.

Using the long press feature of the Reset button will result in returning to the SVM Main Menu allowing for selecting of a different ROM title.

Some of the ROMs in the titles list are a multiple game title ROM in themselves. (e.g.: All Good Things.) After selecting the ROM the player will be presented with the title's menu inside the ROM for choosing other individual games inside the ROM.

Some of the ROMs below require accessory hardware in order to start and use the title. Such as a Vectrex 3D Imager, Light Pen, or third party spinner controller.

All "3D" ROM titles requiring the Vectrex 3D Imager will show a blank display after starting the game without the 3D Imager attached. (e.g.: "3D Crazy Coaster", 3D MineStorm", etc.) This is expected and normal operation for a 3D title. To see game play graphics displayed plug a 3D Imager into Vectrex Controller Port 2.

All ROMs requiring the Vectrex Light Pen (LightPen) will provide only limited usage after starting the title without the Light Pen attached. (e.g.: "Art Master", "Mail Plane", etc.) The title will start and the game can be selected. But actions needing the Light Pen will be unavailble. (e.g.: In Mail Plane game play destination selection and package loading cannot be accomplished.)

Original era and homebrew ROMs requiring extra RAM on the printed circuit board (PCB) are not supported by the Super Vectrex Multicart. No RAM exists on the SVM PCB. Those titles are not included on the SVM. (e.g.: "Animaction") Extra RAM was not included on the SVM PCB to keep the sale price as low as possible.

All titles in the list noted with "(IL)" are a modified version of the title with infinite lives for use by the player.

All titles in the list noted with "(Invincibility)" are a modified version of the title where the player cannot be hit and killed.

All titles in the list noted with "(Level Select)" are a modified version of the title where the player can choose the starting level.

All titles in the list noted with "(Spinner)" are a modified version of the title enabled to use a spinner controller. Usually in controller port 2.

All titles in the list noted with "(Button)" are a modified version of the title enabled to use a the controller's buttons to control player moevement.

All titles in the list noted with "(Joystick)" are a modified version of the title enabled to use a the controller's joystick to control player movement.

All titles in the list noted with "(2D)" are a modified version of the title enabled to operate without the use of a Vectrex 3D Imager.

All titles in the list noted with "(BCG)" are a ports from BASIC games by Ralf Kornmann based on the original games in the 1973 edition of "101 BASIC Computer Games" by David H. Ahl.

All titles in the list noted with "(Speed)" are a modified version of the title incorporating increased speed of one or more game design elements as compared with the original title. (e.g: For Berzerk (Speed) the player, bullets, robots and Evil Otto all move a bit quicker.)


Super Vectrex Multicart (SVM) Games, Educational, Demo, Utilities, and Testing Titles list:
23Matches (BCG)
3D Crazy Coaster (IL)
3D Crazy Coaster
3D MineStorm (IL)
3D MineStorm
3D Narrow Escape (IL)
3D Narrow Escape
3D Scape Demo Collection
3D Stars
3d vector space cab
99 Luftballons
Acey Ducey (BCG)
All Good Things
Armor Attack
Art Master
Auld Lang Syne
AY38912
Bagels (BCG)
Bedlam (IL)
Bedlam
Berzerk (IL)
Berzerk (Speed)
Berzerk
Birds Of Prey (Joystick)
Blitz!
Blue Sky Racer
C19 MusicBox
Call Me
Cantina Band
Chimney Hunt
Clean Sweep (IL)
Clean Sweep
Climax Slideshow
Continuum
Cosmic Chasm (IL)
Cosmic Chasm (Spinner)
Cosmic Chasm
Crossfire
Dark Tower
DarkTower (IL)
doodle jump
Doodle LP
Doodle
Dots
Draft4
Engine Analyzer
Every Day is Halloween
floor is lava
Fortress of Narzod (IL)
Fortress of Narzod
FrogsNFlies
GhostbustersII Music
Glider Rider Music
Gravitrex
GWSL
Handy Pick Hank!
Heads Up
Hex
hexed
Hyperchase
Jingle Bell Hero
Joystick Test
KarlQuappe
knightex
LightPen Test
Lord Of Robots
Mail Plane
marinefox
MegaApocalypse
Melody Master
Mine Storm 1 (Level Select)
Mine Storm 1
Mine Storm 2
MineStorm 2 (Buttons)
MineStorm 2 (IL)
MineStorm 2 (Invincibility)
minex
Monty OTR Music
MoonLander
Mr. Boston
Nagoya Attack beta
Narrow Escape (2D)
Omega Chase
OregonTrail (1978)
Overseer
Patriots
Patriots3
PegSolitaire
Performancevx
PitchersDuel
Polar Rescue
Pole Position
Pythagorian Theorem
Quick Shot
Raid Over Vectrexia!
RaidingParty
RAM Test
Release
Repulse
Rip Off
Rockaroids
RockaroidsRemix (Spinner)
rotor
Royal21
Scramble (IL)
Scramble
Sectis
Skull Shot
Solar Quest (Buttons)
Solar Quest (IL)
Solar Quest
Space Force!
Space Frenzy (Spinner)
Space Race
Space Wars
spidex
Spike (IL)
Spike Balloons
Spike Hoppin
Spike
Spinball (IB)
Spinball
Spinner Test
Spud
Star Castle (IL)
Star Castle
Star Fire Spirits
Star Hawk
Star Trek (IL)
Star Trek
stevedore
Super Simon
Test Cart v4
The Dice
Thrust (Spinner)
TouchMe
Tour de France
Tower (BCG)
Turkey Pop
unblockme
upsidedown
Veccy Bird
VecDrum
Vec-Man
Vecmania-1
Vecmania-2
vecribbon-demo
VecTalk
Vectopia
Vector Pong
Vector21
VectorClock
VectorVaders
Vectrex UFO!
Ventilator
V-Frogger
V-THEREMIN
WAM
War of the Robots
warrior
Web Wars (IL)
Web Wars
Wormhole (Spinner)
wwry
Xandoz
Xmas Space Race
XmasCart 2014
XmasCart 2015
Zantis
ZOAXMAS
Zodiac
ZSB
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