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Captain Silver Captain Silver - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Captain Silver - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


A side-scrolling game where you must slice enemies with your sword to rescue your beloved.

Captain Silver was produced by Data East in 1987.

Data East released 174 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1979. Data East was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Data East during the time period Captain Silver was produced include: Break Thru, Fire Trap, Slap Shot, Express Raider, Western Express, Real Ghostbusters, The, Garyo Retsuden, Wonder Planet, Laser War, and Heavy Barrel

Captain Silver
Captain Silver


Name Captain Silver
Developer Data East (Japan)
Year 1987
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7278
Class Wide Release
Genre Platform
Conversion Class Data East Classic
Dipswitch Settings

Captain Silver Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - AttackJump
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Captain Silver KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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Even though this game says it is for Japan, all the writing is in English.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Captain Silver Census

There are 14,831 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,505 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,882 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 8 known instances of this machine owned by Captain Silver collectors who are active members. Of these, 8 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

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

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



CPU: 2xM6809
SOUND: MSM5205 and YM-3526 and YM-2203


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