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Cadash (Arcade)

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Title Screen

Cadash

Developer: Taito
Publisher: Taito
Platform: Arcade (Asuka hardware)
Released internationally: 1990


DebugIcon.png This game has debugging material.
LevelSelectIcon.png This game has a hidden level select.


An early attempt at a platform RPG with some very nice graphics for its time. The cabinets could also be networked, allowing for up to four players at once.

Hmmm...
To do:
The Japanese version has a secret room and features not in international releases. https://legendsoflocalization.com/the-secret-japan-only-developer-messages-in-cadash-their-pop-culture-references/

Debug Mode

Cadash Arcade debug 1.png

After booting the game, hold the service switch and reset the game. Afterward, a service SW error screen should appear. At this point, press Start x 3, Service, then Start, and the game should proceed as normal. After inserting credits and selecting your character(s), you will then be greeted with a level select. You can see a level number and scroll layer position info.

Cadash Arcade debug 2.png

After selecting a level, you can then choose the amount of gold, the amount of experience, and which key items to start off with for each player.