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Boulder Dash Boulder Dash - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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Once again you control an explorer digging for gems so he can go to the next level.

Boulder Dash was produced by Data East in 1990.

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 Boulder Dash was produced include: Playboy, Act-Fancer: Cybernetick Hyper Weapon, Hippodrome, Kuhga - Operation Code 'Vapor Trail', Fighting Fantasy, Back To The Future, Al Unser Jr.'s Turbo Racing, Crude Buster, Phantom of the Opera, and Simpsons

Boulder Dash
Boulder Dash


Name Boulder Dash
Developer Data East (Japan)
Year 1990
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7199
Class Wide Release
Genre Labyrinth/Maze
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
PCB Boulder Dash PCB Image

Boulder Dash KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Boulder Dash 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 Boulder Dash collectors who are active members. Of these, 10 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 an extra Boulder Dash circuit board for sale.

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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