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Alpha Mission Alpha Mission - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Alpha Mission - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

A basic vertical shooter. Collects parts to form other more powerful ships but you can only transform when you have gathered up enough energy. To gather energy, you must destroy land targets with bombs which explode and provide power-ups.

Alpha Mission was produced by SNK in 1985.

SNK released 183 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. SNK was based in Japan.

Other machines made by SNK during the time period Alpha Mission was produced include: Gladiator 1984, Jumping Cross, Mad Crasher, Main Event, Vanguard II, TNK III, HAL 21, ASO: Armored Scrum Object, T.A.N.K, and Arian Mission

Armored Scrum Object
Armored Scrum Object

Specs

Name Alpha Mission
Developer SNK (Japan)
Year 1985
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 6866
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Monitor
Conversion Class SNK
Game Specific Alpha Mission Pinout
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Controls
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 3 - FireBombSelect
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
PCB Alpha Mission PCB Image

Alpha Mission KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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Conversion

The game is board swappable with ASO: Armored Scrum Object. By adding a pair of LS-30 rotary joysticks, Ikari Warriors can be played as well.

Miscellaneous

The bootleg version of the game is known as ASO: Armored Scrum Object.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Alpha Mission Census

There are 14,839 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,506 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,922 machines (6,919 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 10 known instances of this machine owned by Alpha Mission collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine. One is a conversion in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 8 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 4 active VAPS members with a Alpha Mission circuit boards 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]

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