LN keeps track of all VSM roms dump status, I'll poke him when I start on Talking Teacher emulation.

The LCD chip, when I said "R6-R10 to small cable", those are the TMS1400 pins connected to the LCD. 5 output-only pins. I can simulate it crudely, like Kale and I did on Destiny Horoscope (Data East arcade 'game'). http://git.redump.net/mame/tree/src/mame/drivers/deshoros.cpp