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Airball is one of the most unique coin-op games ever made. The game uses a fan to levitate a ping-pong ball. The player controls the height & movement of the ball, and must maneuver through targets in as little time as possible. The game is enhanced by a florescent "black light" and spooky sounds for atmosphere.

Airball was produced by MCI in 1971.

MCI released 6 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1970. MCI was based in United States.

Other machines made by MCI during the time period Airball was produced include: Ace, Blue Max, Super Red Baron, Computer Baseball, and Flying Ace


Name Airball
Developer MCI (United States)
Year 1971
Type Arcade
KLOV/MOG # 10825
Sub-Type Skill game
Conversion Class None
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 1
Game Play Single
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Airball KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 5.00 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 5.00

Overall Like 5.00
Fun (Social) 5.00
Fun (Solo) 5.00
Collector Desire 5.00

Technical Rating: 5.00

Gameplay 5.00
Graphics 5.00
Originality 5.00
Sound/Music 5.00

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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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Airball Census

There are 14,743 members of the Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,468 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,437 machines (6,893 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 6 known instances of this machine owned by Airball collectors who are active members. Of these, 6 of them are original dedicated machines.

For Sale - There is one active VAPS member with a Airball machine for sale.

Wanted - There are 2 active VAPS members currently looking for Airball.

This game ranks a 3 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]


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