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Castle Of Dragon Castle Of Dragon - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Castle Of Dragon - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

Once upon a time, a ferocious dragon called Zuriv arrived in the peaceful kingdom of Wenlary. Zuriv destroyed the town and locked the princess in the top floor of the castle. Two young kings, named Duke and Narda, embark upon a journey to rescue the trapped princess.

Castle Of Dragon was produced by Seta in 1989.

Seta released 12 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1988. Seta was based in United States.

Other machines made by Seta during the time period Castle Of Dragon was produced include: Twin Eagle, Arbalester, Meta Fox, U.S. Classic, Thunder & Lightning, and Super Eagle Shot

Specs

Name Castle Of Dragon
Developer Seta (United States)
Year 1989
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7292
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Fighter
Monitor
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
Controls
  • Joystick: 4-way (up, down, left, right)
  • Buttons: 3 - Attack|Jump|Crouch
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
PCB Castle Of Dragon PCB Image

Game Introduction

One or two armored knights fight through a right to left scrolling world that consists of Six stages. They are:

Stage One- Wizard`s Castle/ The end bosses of this level are two Wizards.

Stage Two- Ancient Ruins/ There is no boss at the end of this level, just a Key that you must retrieve.

Stage Three- Medusa`s Lair/ At the end of this level, you must fight two Medusas.

Stage Four- Floating Graveyard/ Make your way through this level and fight Two Blue Aliens as the end bosses.

Stage Five- Haunted Forest/ Another level where you must fight your way through, just to retrieve a key.

Stage Six- Zuriv`s Castle/ The last level of the game.You must fight past hordes of monsters. Only to fight Two more Blue Aliens, and Two Two-Headed Dragons before fighting Zuriv Himself.

Game Play

Throughout the levels, you will find many items that will help you on your quest to kill Zuriv. Here is a list of those items:

Weapons:

  • Ball and Chain - long-range weapon.
  • Axe - another good long-range weapon.
  • Red Orb - fire sword.
  • Silver Orb - lightining sword.

Items:

  • Winged Boots - extra speed.
  • Hourglass - extra time.
  • Gauntlets - invincablity.
  • Suit of Armor - recover damage.

Smart Bomb - Pressing all three buttons at the same time will set off your smart bomb. You only get one per credit, but it is renewed after completing a level.

Castle Of Dragon KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.23 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 3.20

Overall Like 4.00
Fun (Social) 1.00
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 3.00

Technical Rating: 3.25

Gameplay 5.00
Graphics 4.00
Originality 1.00
Sound/Music 3.00

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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Cheats, Tricks, Bugs, and Easter Eggs

Sometimes during an end boss battle, a fairy will appear on the screen and drop a weapon to help you out. It is almost always an axe.

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Trivia

This is quite a small JAMMA board, measuring 6x6 inches.

Miscellaneous

One thing nice about this game, is the HeavyMetal soundtrack throughout the game. Plus the Japanese Artwork at the beginning of the game and at the End.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Castle Of Dragon Census

There are 14,748 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,472 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,455 machines (6,894 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 11 known instances of this machine owned by Castle Of Dragon collectors who are active members. Of these, One is a conversion in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 10 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 2 active VAPS members with a Castle Of Dragon circuit boards for sale.

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

This game ranks a 3 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]

Flyers

Technical

68k based, 8MHz, tons of custom chips.

Manuals

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