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Romset and name:
drgnunit Dragon Unit / Castle of Dragon
Short name:
Dragon Unit / Castle of Dragon
Manufacturer:
Athena / Seta
Year:
Genre:
Platform
Category:
Platform / Fighter Scrolling
Serie:
-
Driver source:
Language:
English
Similar games:
Input / Controls
Players:
Up to 2 players (solo, 2 concurrents)
Input:
Joystick 8 ways
Buttons / keys:
Coins:
Cabinet:
-
Free-play:
Not supported
Rankings
Average user rating:
AntoPISA BestGame:
30 to 40 (Amendable)
MASH All-Time:
-
Video
Display:
384x240@60 Hz, CRT 15kHz
Orientation:
Horizontal
Scrolling:
Unknown
Colors:
-
CPU:
Motorola MC68000
Audio
Sound:
Audio chips:
Seta X1-010, Speaker
Romset
First release:
Mame 0.37b5 (0.41) released on jul-27 2000
Last release:
Mame 0.236 released on sep-28 2021
Clone of:
-
Bios:
Not required
Use rom of:
-
Use sample of:
-
Previous romset:
None
New romset:
None
Files
Dump:
GOOD
Required files:
Status
OVERALL:
GOOD
Emulation:
Good
Graphic:
Good
Color:
Good
Sound:
Good
Cocktail:
Good
Protection:
Good
Save state:
Unsupported
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  • Arcade Video game published 32 years ago:

    Dragon Unit © 1989 Athena Company, Limited.

    A beat'em up game.

    TECHNICAL
    Main CPU: Motorola 68000 (@ 8 Mhz)
    Sound Chips: X1-010 (@ 16 Mhz)

    Screen Orientation: Horizontal
    Video Resolution: 380 x 240 Pixels
    Screen Refresh: 60.00 Hz
    Palette Colors: 512

    Players: 2
    Control: 8-Way Joystick
    Buttons: 3
    = > Attack, Jump, Crouch

    TRIVIA
    Dragon Unit was released in June 1989. You can changes the title from Japanese (Dragon Unit) to English (Castle of Dragon) (selectable by a dipswitch).

    The game was also licensed to Romstar for the manufacture and distribution of a Conversion Kit in the USA, as "Castle of Dragon".

    STAFF
    Producer: Sakae Nakamura
    Game Director: Crazy Tom
    Game Designer: Minoru Esaki
    Composer: Shotaro Sasaki
    Manupilater: Kouichi Ishibashi
    Map Designer: Yoshie Ishiyama
    Extra Debugers: Undead Tama (Undead Tamai), Zensack Yamamura
    Programmer: Tom_boy
    Animator: Super Esaki
    Sound Mixer: Enjoy Sasaki
    Hardware Service: Drunkard Nonaka
    Special Thanks: Mr. Abe, Mr. Shinohara, Mr. Akiba, Mr. Suzuki, Mr. Fjimoto, Mr. Miyaboo, Stadio Irikaya, T. Yoshikawa, M. Esaki, S. Sasaki

    PORTS
    • CONSOLES:
    Nintendo Famicom (1989)

    CONTRIBUTE
    Edit this entry: https://www.arcade-history.com/?&page=detail&id=700&o=2
    Informations provided by © Alexis Bousiges
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    NOTICE: The short version was discontinued in November 2019
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Data updated on september 30 2021


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