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Boomer Rang'r Boomer Rang'r - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Boomer Rang'r - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


A caveman runs around tossing his boomerang at enemy cavemen and prehistoric creatures. Pick up potions to spell out BOOMER RANG'R to move to next level. For even more fun, kill a dinosaur rider and mount his dinosaur!

Boomer Rang'r was produced by Data East in 1983.

Data East released 174 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1979. Data East was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Data East during the time period Boomer Rang'r was produced include: Angler Dangler, Bump 'n' Jump DECO, Mission-X, Disco No. 1, Fishing, Cluster Buster, Rootin' Tootin', Night Star, Super Doubles Tennis, and Bega's Battle


Name Boomer Rang'r
Developer Data East (Japan)
Year 1983
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7190
Class Wide Release
Genre Platform
Conversion Class unique
Game Specific Boomer Rang'r Pinout
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - FireMount Dinosaur
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

The player controls Whirley, a caveman armed with a boomerang whose quest is to find a lost treasure in that prehistoric land. As he searches for the lost treasure, must fight off enemy cavemen armed with clubs, dinosaurs and other prehistoric monsters. He must also look out for vultures who drop rocks.

Whirley can also mount a dinosaur and ride it after he kill the caveman who is riding it, and whenever he is riding a dinosaur, he can have the dinosaur breathe fire for a weapon.

Boomer Rang'r KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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The game is also known as Genesis.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Boomer Rang'r Census

There are 14,898 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,529 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,153 machines (6,928 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 14 known instances of this machine owned by Boomer Rang'r collectors who are active members. Of these, 6 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. 7 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 5 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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