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Laser War

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This is Data East's 1st pinball game. You're able to lock 3 balls for 3 ball multiball play.

Design: Joe Kaminkow Art: Keven O' Conner, Margaret Hudson Sound: David Thiel Progamming: Lonnie Ropp and Richard Ditton Features: Ion cannon, 3 outholes, 2 ramps

Laser War was produced by Data East in 1987.

Data East released 174 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1979. Data East was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Data East during the time period Laser War was produced include: Break Thru, Fire Trap, Slap Shot, Express Raider, Western Express, Real Ghostbusters, The, Garyo Retsuden, Wonder Planet, Captain Silver, and Heavy Barrel


Name Laser War
Developer Data East (Japan)
Year 1987
Type Pinball
KLOV/MOG # 10844
Sub-Type Solid State
Class Wide Release
Genre Unknown
# Maximum Players 4
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Sound Special Sound System
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Laser War KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Laser War Census

There are 14,912 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).

Uncommon - There are 17 known instances of this machine owned by Laser War collectors who are active members. Of these, 17 of them are original dedicated machines.

For Sale - There are 2 active VAPS members with a Laser War machines for sale.

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

This game ranks a 2 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

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


Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. Pinball Compendium : 1982 to Present Shalhoub (ISBN 0764323008) Page: 88; Color photo

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