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Cadash Cadash - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Cadash - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


A multiple player action and role-playing game. Your character must fight through scrolling levels to earn experience points and money that can be used to buy better weapons and armor. The game can be played by two players on one cabinet or linked to another cabinet to accomodate up to four players.

Cadash was produced by Taito in 1989.

Taito released 486 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1967. Taito was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Taito during the time period Cadash was produced include: Recordbreaker, Jigoku Meguri, Continental Circus, Kurikinton, Top Shooter, Asuka & Asuka, Battle Shark, Cameltry, Champion Wrestler, and Continental Circuit


Name Cadash
Developer Taito (Japan)
Year 1989
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7254
Class Wide Release
Genre Adventure
Conversion Class JAMMA
Dipswitch Settings

Cadash Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 4
# Maximum Players 4
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - JumpAttack
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

This is a side-scrolling, role-playing action type game. Your character gains experience points for every enemy it kills and increasing levels grants the player more health and other benefits. Some of the levels scroll upwards and across, down and across and some are setup to be mazes. You are fighting your way to a demon who has captured the princess of the land.

Game Play

When starting a game, players choose one of four different characters: a thief, a priest, a fighter and a mage. Each character has its own different strengths and weaknesses, including the ability to use magical spells, etc.

Cadash KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.09 (3 votes)

Fun Factor: 4.57

Overall Like 5.00
Fun (Social) 1.50
Fun (Solo) 5.00
Collector Desire 2.00

Technical Rating: 2.83

Gameplay 4.00
Graphics 3.00
Originality 3.50
Sound/Music 3.50

Personal Impressions and Technical Impressions each account for half of the total score. Within the Personal Impressions category, Like carries a little more weight than the other factors.

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Cabinet Information

The game was released in conversion kit form only.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Cadash Census

There are 14,836 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,506 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,889 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 73 known instances of this machine owned by Cadash collectors who are active members. Of these, 3 of them are original dedicated machines. 7 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 63 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 3 active VAPS members with a Cadash circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - There are 4 active VAPS members currently looking for Cadash.

This game ranks a 22 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 7 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]



Additional References (logged in members often see more)

  1. 3D Model (External): Deluxe
  2. 3D Model (External): Upright

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Cadash Arcade Marquee/Sign (26" x 8")

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