Ghosts 'n' Goblins

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Ghosts 'n' Goblins by Elite / Capcom

Ghosts 'n' Goblins is a game by Elite / Capcom, there is also a GX4000 version


Title: Ghosts 'n' Goblins
Company: Elite / Capcom
Type: Arcade
Year: 1986


Ghosts 'n' Goblins is the authentic home computer version of the classic coin-operated arcade game from Capcom, authors of best sellers including the world beating Commando and 1942. Ghosts 'n' Goblins is the classic fighting fantasy story, heroic knight to rescue beautiful maiden from clutches of demonic Overlord. Featuring some stunning effects and graphics, this technically excellent game is clearly another winner from the Elite/Capcom stable.

Game Play

In your attempt to rescue the maiden, you need to navigate your way through various levels of the game which consists of different nasties that can be killed or avoided. You have fire power which is handy, but you also need to avoid touching everything - from zombies to all flying creatures! Three Levels to get through with a big baddie at the end of each to beat and only 5 lives!

Technical Details

  • Uses hardware scrolling
  • Uses a special sprite drawing method. OR to draw sprites, AND to remove them, this technique limits the colours for the background and sprites: 3 colours for sprite, 4 colours for background
  • Mode 0 is used in game.
  • Mode 1 is used on main menu.




Cheat mode