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Philips CD-i 660

TAB Quizard on Philips CD-i

Quizard was a series of quiz games published by TAB-Austria in the ’90s. What makes it special is the fact that it is one of the very few arcade games based on Philips CD-i hardware. The protection of Quizard 1.x and 2.x has been figured out quite a while ago and since then it is emulated in MAME. Quizard 3.x and 4.x, however, refused to run – until now. A first step was done when Team Europe dumped a protection MCU a couple of years ago. Very soon, they will release an MCU board that will turn almost every CD-i player into a Quizard arcade machine. I received a sample last week and just finished assembling and testing it.

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The 7th Guest CD-i DVC Compatibility / Cake Puzzle Bug

The 7th Guest is a great game for Phillips CD-i. Unfortunately, there is an annoying bug that crashes the game when trying to solve the cake puzzle:

The 7th Guest Cake Puzzle Bug
The 7th Guest Cake Puzzle Bug

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