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Boulder Dash Boulder Dash - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Boulder Dash - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Rockford digs feverishly, as boulders crash down all around him, through 16 mystical caves and five levels of difficulty.

Boulder Dash was produced by Exidy in 1984.

Exidy released 57 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1974. Exidy was based in United States.

Other machines made by Exidy during the time period Boulder Dash was produced include: Fax, Fax 2, Crossbow, Whirly Bucket, Catch 22, Astro Chase, Bristles, Cheyenne, Flip And Flop, and Combat


Name Boulder Dash
Developer Exidy (United States)
Year 1984
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7198
Class Wide Release
Genre Labyrinth/Maze
Conversion Class Exidy MAXAFLEX
Dipswitch Settings

Boulder Dash Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 4-way (up, down, left, right)
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Side Art Boulder Dash Side Art 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 14,842 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,508 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,933 machines (6,921 unique titles).

Scarce - There are 5 known instances of this machine owned by Boulder Dash collectors who are active members. Of these, 4 of them are original dedicated machines. One is a set of circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Boulder Dash.

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

This game ranks a 2 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]



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