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Bank Panic Bank Panic - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Bank Panic - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


You play an Old West law enforcement "HERO!" who must protect a bank from robbers while allowing citizens to make their deposits. The screen scrolls left or right with three doors on-screen at a time with one fire button for each door. The background music for the game is "Dixie."

Bank Panic was produced by Sega in 1985.

Sega released 594 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1936. Sega was based in United States.

Other machines made by Sega during the time period Bank Panic was produced include: Spatter, Shooting Master, Mister Viking, GP World, Future Spy, 4-D Warriors, Albegas, Angel Kids, Choplifter, and Crowns Golf In Hawaii


Name Bank Panic
Developer Sega (United States)
Year 1985
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7012
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class unique
Game Specific Bank Panic Pinout
Dipswitch Settings

Bank Panic Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player Ambidextrous
  • Joystick: 2-way (left, right)
  • Buttons: 3 - LeftMiddleRight
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Play

The game becomes crazy and harried as the timer is running out and robbers keep pouring in through the doors. It turns into a shooting gallery twitch exercise. For big points, wait until the robbers draw their guns before you shoot them. Bonus points are awarded for your average speed on the draw in cases where enemy draws first, so shoot one robber with a quick-draw and shoot the rest unfairly before they draw for big bonus.

Bank Panic KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.45 (6 votes)

Fun Factor: 3.53

Overall Like 3.83
Fun (Social) 2.33
Fun (Solo) 3.67
Collector Desire 3.25

Technical Rating: 3.38

Gameplay 3.67
Graphics 3.67
Originality 3.50
Sound/Music 2.17

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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Some boards are labeled as released by Midway. Unknown if there are any differences wiring, copyright, etc. in Midway version.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Bank Panic Census

There are 14,836 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 164,889 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 71 known instances of this machine owned by Bank Panic collectors who are active members. Of these, 18 of them are original dedicated machines. 6 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 47 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 2 active VAPS members with a Bank Panic machines for sale. There are 4 active VAPS members with a Bank Panic circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - There are 7 active VAPS members currently looking for Bank Panic. There are 3 active VAPS members looking for Bank Panic boards sets.

This game ranks a 20 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 13 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]



Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. The Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 186; Color photo Price guide: No
  2. Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 186; Color photo

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