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Cadillacs and Dinosaurs (World 930201)

Cadillacs and Dinosaurs (c) 02/1993 Capcom.

In this 2-D side-scrolling beat'em up, four earth-minded heroes attempt to stop poachers from harming the dinosaur population. Each character has his or her special strengths and abilities.


Capcom Play System hardware (CPS)

Main CPU : 68000 (@ 12 Mhz), Z80 (@ 8 Mhz)

Sound Chips : Q-Sound (@ 4 Mhz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 384 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 4096

Players : 3

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2


This game is known in Japan as "Cadillacs Kyouryuu Shin Seiki".

This game is much famous by the name "Mustapha's game" (the main character of the game) in Asia.

Characters based upon the comic 'Xenozoic Tales' created in the late eighties by Mark Schultz.

There is a modified version of this game (hack?), in which certain gun(s) have unlimited ammo.

Pony Canyon / Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Tenchi Wo Kurau II : G.S.M. Capcom 7 - PCCB-00133) on 20/08/1993.


During the storyline, the Japanese version has a scrolling effect on the text. All other versions have no such effect.

The US version is slightly different, it has the "Winners Don't Use Drugs" screen.


Object gfx : Kurisan, Jun Matsumura (JUN), Matano, Ss, Shisui, Kinmon, The Who

Scroll gfx : Nissui, Konomi, Ohnicchan, Bentobucho

Programmers : Yuki Saiko, Cky Gi-u, T.Uragoro, Some-P

Music : Isao Abe (Piro2 Oyaji), Syun Nishigaki (SYUN), Kiyo

Sound : Toshi Bull, Nobu