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Astro Wars

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Standard scrolling/shooting game with five waves of enemies that proceed down the screen. The addition of a fuel limitation adds to the urgency of the game, requiring that you eliminate all of each wave of enemies in order to make it to the final level with enough fuel.

This game is a direct licensed port of Data East's Astro Fighter.

Astro Wars was produced by Zaccaria in 1979.

Zaccaria released 68 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1972. Zaccaria was based in Italy.

Other machines made by Zaccaria during the time period Astro Wars was produced include: Strike, Winter Sports, Future World, House of Diamonds, Invaders, The, Shooting the Rapids, Space City, Hot Wheels, Dodgem, and Galaxia


Name Astro Wars
Developer Zaccaria (Italy)
Year 1979
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 13107
Class Wide Release
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Control Panel Astro Wars Control Panel Image
PCB Astro Wars PCB Image

Astro Wars KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Astro Wars Census

There are 14,912 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,533 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,213 machines (6,929 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 7 known instances of this machine owned by Astro Wars collectors who are active members. Of these, 4 of them are original dedicated machines. One is a conversion in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 2 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

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

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

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