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1942 - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Licensed version of the Capcom 1942 game. Control a WW-II style plane over 32 vertically scrolling sea and landscapes. Shoot various types of enemy planes. Collect a variety of weapon powerups.

1942 was produced by Williams Electronics, Inc. (1967-1985) in 1984.

Williams Electronics, Inc. (1967-1985) released 215 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1959. Williams Electronics, Inc. (1967-1985) was based in United States.

Other machines made by Williams Electronics, Inc. (1967-1985) during the time period 1942 was produced include: Roller Aces, Rat Race, MotoRace USA, Joust Pinball, Blaster, Strike Zone, Inferno, Devastator, Pennant Fever, and Space Shuttle


Name 1942
Developer Williams Electronics, Inc. (1967-1985) (United States)
Year 1984
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 18698
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Shooter
Conversion Class unique
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player Ambidextrous
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
  • Upright/Standard
Control Panel 1942 Control Panel Image
Side Art 1942 Side Art Image

1942 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 1942 Census

There are 14,758 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,475 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,456 machines (6,896 unique titles).

Scarce - There are 5 known instances of this machine owned by 1942 collectors who are active members. Of these, 3 of them are original dedicated machines. 2 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet.

Wanted - There are 3 active VAPS members currently looking for 1942.

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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