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cavelon: MAME ROM Information.


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.


Main CPU : Z80 (@ 3.072 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 1.78975 Mhz)

Sound Chips : (2x) 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


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.


* Computers :

Commodore C64 (1984)

Sinclair ZX Spectrum (1984) : by Ocean Software.


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.37b9 [Paul Swan]


- 26th January 2004: Aaron Giles fixed Cavelon and Gottlieb games.

- 0.53: Changed palettesize to 98 colors.

- 0.37b15: Fixed cpu1 rom loading.

- 0.37b9: Paul Swan added Cavelon (Jetsoft 1983).

- 5th October 2000: Paul Swan submitted a driver for Cavelon.


- Pick up all pieces to escape to next level then do battle with the Black Wizzard.


Other Emulators:

* FB Alpha

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Super Bagman



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The Tower of Druaga

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Romset: 35 kb / 7 files / 16.5 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="cavelon" sourcefile="scramble.c">
              <rom name="2.bin" size="8192" crc="a3b353ac" sha1="1d5cc402f83c410f2ccd186dafb8bf16a7778fb0" region="maincpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="1.bin" size="8192" crc="3f62efd6" sha1="b03a46f8478f499812c5d9c11816ee28d67fb77b" region="maincpu" offset="2000"/>
              <rom name="3.bin" size="8192" crc="39d74e4e" sha1="4789eab2741555f59a97ef5a10b0500f6b64a6ce" region="maincpu" offset="10000"/>
              <rom name="1c_snd.bin" size="2048" crc="f58dcf55" sha1="517dab8684109188d7d78c8a2cf94a4fac17d40c" region="audiocpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="h.bin" size="4096" crc="d44fcd6f" sha1="c275741bb1d876e7308e131cac2f1fee249613c7" region="gfx1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="k.bin" size="4096" crc="59bc7f9e" sha1="4374955d0fdfbba57ba432da22b0d94b66832fb8" region="gfx1" offset="1000"/>
              <rom name="cavelon.clr" size="32" crc="d133356b" sha1="58db4013a9ad77107f0d462c96363d7c38d86fa2" region="proms" offset="0"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="Z80" clock="3072000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="1789750"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="mono" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="8910.1" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="1789750"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="8910.2" name="AY-3-8910A" clock="1789750"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="90" width="256" height="224" refresh="60.606061" />
              <sound channels="1"/>
              <input players="2" buttons="2" coins="2">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="IN1" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cocktail" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coinage" tag="IN1" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="A 1/1 B 1/6" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="A 2/1 B 1/3" value="2"/>
              <dipswitch name="Lives" tag="IN2" mask="6">
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="0"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="6"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="IN2" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="0" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="8"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="supported" palettesize="98"/>

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