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Cavelon

| 1983
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Units produced: Jetsoft
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy8way), Buttons(2)
Number of Players: 2
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Cavelon VGMuseum Game Endings
Cavelon on CAESAR
Cavelon high score and replay at MARP
Cavelon on datObase
MAME folder name: cavelon

Display: raster 256x224 @ 60.61Hz (60.61 pixclock)
Sound: 1 channels

Emulated in MAME via driver scramble.c:
Status: good; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: good; Color: good
Palette size: 98; Savestate: supported

Roms:
1.bin with 8192kb
sha1:b03a46f8478f499812c5d9c11816ee28d67fb77b crc:3f62efd6
1c_snd.bin with 2048kb
sha1:517dab8684109188d7d78c8a2cf94a4fac17d40c crc:f58dcf55
2.bin with 8192kb
sha1:1d5cc402f83c410f2ccd186dafb8bf16a7778fb0 crc:a3b353ac
3.bin with 8192kb
sha1:4789eab2741555f59a97ef5a10b0500f6b64a6ce crc:39d74e4e
cavelon.clr with 32kb
sha1:58db4013a9ad77107f0d462c96363d7c38d86fa2 crc:d133356b
h.bin with 4096kb
sha1:c275741bb1d876e7308e131cac2f1fee249613c7 crc:d44fcd6f
k.bin with 4096kb
sha1:4374955d0fdfbba57ba432da22b0d94b66832fb8 crc:59bc7f9e
Mameinfo.dat entry:
0.37b10 [Yochizo]


WIP:

- 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:
Cavelon (c) 1983 Jetsoft.

In this horizontally-scrolling maze game, You the heroic knight must reach the top floor of Castle Cavelon, rescue a fair maiden and do battle with the Black Wizard! Armed with bow and arrow and a magic sword, you must avoid or kill the castle security guards while collecting the 8 pieces of the exit door that are scattered around the corridors, in order to proceed to the next floor.

- TECHNICAL -

Main CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 3.072 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 1.78975 Mhz)
Sound Chips : (2x) General Instrument AY8910 (@ 1.78975 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Vertical
Video resolution : 224 x 256 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.61 Hz
Palette colors : 98

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

- TIPS AND TRICKS -

If you find yourself in a tight spot, use the magic sword to make the guards disappear for a short while. If you have less than three uses left, a new magic sword will randomly appear in the maze for you to pick up.

The Guards can shoot each other! Use this to your advantage.

- PORTS -

* Computers :
Commodore C64 (1984)
Sinclair ZX Spectrum (1984)

- CONTRIBUTE -

Edit this entry: http://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=425&o=2


Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000000 4303 00000099 FFFFFFFF Infinite Credits
00000000 4032 00000005 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL1
00000000 4036 00000006 FFFFFFFF Infinite Swords PL1
00000000 4033 00000005 FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL2
00000000 4037 00000006 FFFFFFFF Infinite Swords PL2

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file
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