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You control a pharoh that attempts to fight through several different levels fighting deadly enemies like cobras and scorpions.

Big Karnak was produced by Gaelco in 1991.

Gaelco released 25 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1990. Gaelco was based in Spain.

Other machines made by Gaelco during the time period Big Karnak was produced include: Xor World, Thunder Hoop, TH Strikes Back, Squash, Splash, and Thunder Hoop III

Big Karnak
Big Karnak


Name Big Karnak
Developer Gaelco (Spain)
Year 1991
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7106
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Fighter
Conversion Class JAMMA
Dipswitch Settings

Big Karnak Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Big Karnak KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Big Karnak Census

There are 14,895 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,527 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,094 machines (6,926 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 14 known instances of this machine owned by Big Karnak collectors who are active members. Of these, 14 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

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

This game ranks a 3 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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