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A space battle game where players use lasers to destroy enemy ships in outer space. A real neon laser inside the game is used for shooting at the targets.

Dark Invader was produced by Ramtek in 1978.

Ramtek released 15 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1973. Ramtek was based in United States.

Other machines made by Ramtek during the time period Dark Invader was produced include: Star Cruiser, M-79 Ambush, Deluxe Baseball, Sea Battle, Trivia, and GT Roadster


Name Dark Invader
Developer Ramtek (United States)
Year 1978
Type Arcade
KLOV/MOG # 7519
Class Wide Release
Genre Space
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Dark Invader KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Dark Invader Census

There are 14,911 members of the Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,532 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,200 machines (6,928 unique titles).

Owned - There is one known instance of this machine owned by an active member Dark Invader collector. It is an original dedicated machine (not another machine converted with a kit).

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

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  1. The Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 65; Color photo Price guide: No
  2. Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 65; Color photo

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