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Cadash (World)

| 1989

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Units produced: Taito Corporation Japan
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy8way), Buttons(2)
Number of Players: 2
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SoundMix: Mono
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MAME folder name: cadash

Display: raster 320x240 @ 60.00Hz (60.00 pixclock)
Sound: 1 channels

Emulated in MAME via driver asuka.c:
Status: good; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: good; Color: good
Palette size: 4096; Savestate: unsupported

c21-01.1 with 524288kb
sha1:742f296efc8073fafa73da2c8d7d26ca9514b6bf crc:1ff6f39c
c21-02.9 with 524288kb
sha1:5aafee8cab3f949a7db91bcc26912f331041b51e crc:205883b9
c21-07.57 with 32768kb
sha1:0a5c06a048ad67f90e0d766b504582e9eef035f7 crc:f02292bd
c21-08.38 with 65536kb
sha1:4e0f401f1b967da75f33fd7294860ad0b4bf2dce crc:dca495a0
c21-13 with 131072kb
sha1:06314b9c0be19314e6b6ecb5274a63eb36b642f5 crc:6b9e0ee9
c21-14 with 131072kb
sha1:c2be42b2cdc90b6463ce87211cf711c951b17fab crc:5daf13fb
c21-16 with 131072kb
sha1:c41ea71f2b0e72bf993dfcfd30f1994cae9f52a0 crc:cbaa2e75
c21-17 with 131072kb
sha1:42bde46081db6be2f61eaf171438ecc9264d18be crc:bf9a578a
pal16l8b-c21-09.ic34 with 260kb
sha1:79d6c8fb13e30795d9c1f49885ada658f9722b68 crc:4b296700
pal16l8b-c21-10.ic45 with 260kb
sha1:a04403536b0ef7e8e7251dfc47274a6c8772fd2d crc:35642f00
pal16l8b-c21-11-1.ic46 with 260kb
sha1:7e3bbffec7b8f9171e6e09706e5622fef3c99ca0 crc:f4791e24
pal20l8b-c21-12.ic47 with 324kb
sha1:d4a68f28e0d3f5a3b39ecc25640bc9197ad0260b crc:bbc2cc97
Mameinfo.dat entry:
0.37b10 [Yochizo]


- 0.147u2: hap fixed clone Omega Fighter Special. The game fails to boot or finish post. After showing bad rom errors, the game resets.

- 0.147u1: Fixed maincpu rom loading.

- 0.122u7: Fixed gfx1/2/3/4/5 rom loading.

- 0.89u3: Changed Z80 CPU2 clock speed to 5MHz.

- 0.37b10: Yochizo added 'Omega Fighter' (UPL 1989) and clone Omega Fighter Special.

- 21st November 2000: Yochizo fixed some graphics bugs in the Omega Fighter / Atomic Robo-kid driver.

- 8th November 2000: Yochizo sent in a driver for Omega Fighter and Atomic Robo-kid.

- 25th April 1999: Dumped Omega Fighter Special.

LEVELS: 8 (restarts once)

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Romset: 2016 kb / 8 files / 457.8 zip

Credits Mameinfo and Mametesters Project Robert J. Rabgno et al.
History.dat entry:
Cadash (c) 1989 Taito Corp.

Four great heroes: a fighter, a wizard, a cleric and a ninja go on a quest to rescue the captured princess. This Taito adventure game feature all the ingredients of a traditional role-playing game (stats, exp, buy upgrade in store...).


Prom Stickers : C21

Main CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 12 Mhz), Zilog Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2151 (@ 4 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 2


Even if titlescreen says 1989, Cadash was released in March 1990 in Japan.

Pony Canyon / Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Cameltry, Cadash - PCCB-00043) on October 21, 1990.


The US version has the 'Winners Don't Use Drugs' screen.

The Japanese and US versions are harder. Here are the main differences from the other revisions:

* Medical herbs cost 200 gold each instead of 20.
* Each character can carry only 4 herbs instead of 8. This also applies to antidotes.
* Some of the priestess' magic are toned down. The shield spell can take less hits before disappearing, and the time spell gives 30 seconds instead of 60.
* Inns get more expensive after a few uses. Their progressive price is 50, 200, 1,000, 6,000, 30,000 and 60,000 instead of 50, 200, 1,000, 2,000 and 5,000.
* The Amulet of Dragon gives 10,000 gold instead of 60,000.

There are many spelling and syntax errors in the French version texts.


* Characters list:
- Fighter: Best offensive and defensive power. Cannot use magic.
- Mage: Weak physical strength but strong attack magic.
- Priest: Uses defensive magic and has great endurance, but has weak offensive powers.
- Ninja: Uses thrown weapons and has excellent agility. Cannot use magic.

* Debug Mode (in Debug Mode, you will be able to select starting scene, gold, EXP and several items) :
1) Hold Service Switch and reset the game.
2) Wait until 'Service Switch Error Message' is displayed, then push 'Start(x3), Service, Start'.
3) The game boots up then insert a credit and select a character.
4) Enter Debug Mode instead of starting the game.

* Your character jumps backwards when hit by an enemy. When you're trying to quickly cross some areas where you're likely to take damage, this can be a bad thing; it can cause you to stay in the dangerous area much longer. So, to reduce the damage, turn back just before you get hit. This will cause the impact to push you -forward-, getting you out of danger more quickly.

* The maximum amount of money you can have is 60,000 Golds.


Produced by : Keisuke Hasegawa
Directed by : Onijust
Director of Software : Toru Sugawara (SGW)
Main Programmer : Tarabar Hori (TAK)
Monster Programmer: Yuichi Kohyama
Trap Programer : Masaki Yagi (YMOT) (MYG)
Scenario Programmer : Seiichi Taikoishi
Production Designer : Onijust (ONJ)
Graphic Designers : Onijust (ONJ), Takatsuna Senba, Hisakazu Katoh, Kozo Igarashi, Yoshihiro Iwata, Tetsuya Shinoda, Takayuki Ogawa, Kenichi Imaeda
Assistant Graphic Design : Visual Arts Production
Supervising Editor : Masaki Yagi (YMOT)
Map Editor : Onijust
Hardware Engineer : Tadashi Kushiro
Electrician : Tomio Takeda
Sound Producer : Pochi (Zuntata)
Music Composer : Pinch Punch
Sound Effects : Pinch Punch
Mechanician : Yasunori Hatsuta
Publicity Supervisor : Kazuo Nakagawa
Software Analyzers : Hidehiro Fujiwara, Yuji Hiroshige
Data Entry : Mari Iwano
Game Designer : Onijust


* Consoles :
NEC PC-Engine [JP] (January 18, 1991) "Cadash [Model TP02015]"
NES TurboGrafx-16 [US] (1991) "Cadash [Model WTG040501]"
Sega Genesis [US] (1992) "Cadash [Model T-11086]"
Sega Mega Drive [KO] (1992) "Cadash" by Samsung
Sony PlayStation 2 [JP] (August 25, 2005) "Taito Memories Gekan [Model SLPM-66092]"
Microsoft XBOX [EU] (March 31, 2006) "Taito Legends 2"

* Computers :
PC [MS Windows, CD-ROM] [EU] (March 31, 2006) "Taito Legends 2"
PC [MS Windows, CD-ROM] [US] (July 10, 2007) "Taito Legends 2"

* Others :
Nokia N-Gage [US] "Taito Memories" : release cancelled


Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=368&o=2

Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 1031CD 00000009 FFFFFFFF Infinite Credits
00800000 10361B 000000FF FFFFFFFF Enable Debug Mode Set on character select screen (In Debug Mode, you will be able to select starting scene, gold, EXP and several items after you've chosen your character and name.)
00000000 1039E8 00000017 FFFFFFFF Infinite Time
00010000 1039E9 00000070 FFFFFFFF Infinite Time (2/2)
00000000 104176 00000003 FFFFFFFF Max STR - Fighter
00010000 104177 000000E7 FFFFFFFF Max STR - Fighter (2/2)
00000000 104162 00000003 FFFFFFFF Max A.C. - Fighter
00010000 104163 000000E7 FFFFFFFF Max A.C. - Fighter (2/2)
00000000 104165 000000FF FFFFFFFF Max armor - Fighter
00000000 104178 00000003 FFFFFFFF Max STR - Mage
00010000 104179 000000E7 FFFFFFFF Max STR - Mage (2/2)
00000000 104166 00000003 FFFFFFFF Max A.C. - Mage
00010000 104167 000000E7 FFFFFFFF Max A.C. - Mage (2/2)
00000000 104169 000000FF FFFFFFFF Max armor - Mage
00000000 10417A 00000003 FFFFFFFF Max STR - Priest
00010000 10417B 000000E7 FFFFFFFF Max STR - Priest (2/2)
00000000 10416A 00000003 FFFFFFFF Max A.C. - Priest
00010000 10416B 000000E7 FFFFFFFF Max A.C. - Priest (2/2)
00000000 10416D 000000FF FFFFFFFF Max armor - Priest
00000000 10417C 00000003 FFFFFFFF Max STR - Ninja
00010000 10417D 000000E7 FFFFFFFF Max STR - Ninja (2/2)
00000000 10416E 00000003 FFFFFFFF Max A.C. - Ninja
00010000 10416F 000000E7 FFFFFFFF Max A.C. - Ninja (2/2)
00000000 104171 000000FF FFFFFFFF Max armor - Ninja
60000000 000000 00000000 00000000
00000000 103E4B 00000059 FFFFFFFF Invincibility "ON" PL1
00000001 103E4B 00000001 FFFFFFFF Invincibility "OFF" PL1
00000000 103DF1 000000C8 FFFFFFFF Infinite H.P. PL1
00010000 103DF3 000000C8 FFFFFFFF Infinite H.P. PL1 (2/2)
00000000 103E3A 000000FA FFFFFFFF Infinite Magic PL1
00000000 103E36 00000009 FFFFFFFF Infinite Medicine PL1
00000000 103E37 00000009 FFFFFFFF Infinite Antidote PL1
00000000 103E35 00000008 FFFFFFFF Infinite Elixir PL1
00000000 103E32 000000EA FFFFFFFF Infinite Gold PL1
00010000 103E33 00000060 FFFFFFFF Infinite Gold PL1 (2/2)
00000000 103E38 00000063 FFFFFFFF Maximum Level PL1
00000000 103E39 000000FA FFFFFFFF Maximum AGL PL1
00100009 103E2E 0000EA60 FFFFFFFF Get Maximum EXP Now! PL1 Get Maximum Level Soon
60000000 000000 00000000 00000000
00000000 103EF5 00000059 FFFFFFFF Invincibility "ON" PL2
00000001 103EF5 00000001 FFFFFFFF Invincibility "OFF" PL2
00000000 103E9B 000000C8 FFFFFFFF Infinite H.P. PL2
00010000 103E9D 000000C8 FFFFFFFF Infinite H.P. PL2 (2/2)
00000000 103EE4 000000FA FFFFFFFF Infinite Magic PL2
00000000 103EE0 00000009 FFFFFFFF Infinite Medicine PL2
00000000 103EE1 00000009 FFFFFFFF Infinite Antidote PL2
00000000 103EDF 00000008 FFFFFFFF Infinite Elixir PL2
00000000 103EDC 000000EA FFFFFFFF Infinite Gold PL2
00010000 103EDD 00000060 FFFFFFFF Infinite Gold PL2 (2/2)
00000000 103EE2 00000063 FFFFFFFF Maximum Level PL2
00000000 103EE3 000000FA FFFFFFFF Maximum AGL PL2
00100009 103ED8 0000EA60 FFFFFFFF Get Maximum EXP Now! PL2 Get Maximum Level Soon

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file