Dark Tower

The Arcade Video Game by Game Room, The

Dark Tower screenshot


Emulated in MAME ! Coin-Operated Arcade Video Game

Dark Tower © 1992 The Game Room.

A simple yet playable platform game which is somewhat unique in that while the game itself is original (i.e. not a direct clone of another game) many of the game's component parts are NOT. See 'Trivia' for further details.


Main CPU : HD6309 (@ 3.579545 Mhz), Hitachi HD63701 (@ 1.193181 Mhz), Motorola M68705 (@ 4 Mhz)
Sound CPU : HD6309 (@ 3.579545 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2151 (@ 3.579545 Mhz), (2x) MSM5205 (@ 384 Khz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal
Video resolution : 256 x 240 pixels
Screen refresh : 57.44 Hz
Palette colors : 512

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 3


Some sprite characters are ripped directly from Capcom's 1985 classic, "Ghosts 'n' Goblins" while the mummies are taken from another Capcom game, "Black Tiger". Most of the music and sfx are taken from Tecmo's "Double Dragon".


Designed and programmed by : Kyle Hodgetts (K H)

Game's ROM.

Page last modified on October 02, 2010