Arcade Video Game published 35 years ago by Jetsoft

Cavelon screenshot

Emulated in MAME !
Information for the following ROM(s): cavelon


Cavelon © 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 : 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


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.


Commodore C64 (1984)
Sinclair ZX Spectrum (1984)

Game's ROM.