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A carpenter tries to paint a house.This was one of several home computer to arcade games. The original company to release these games was First Star Software.Other titles included Astro Chase, Flip and Flop, and Boulder Dash.These appeared on the old Atari and Commodore computers, as well as on other formats. Boulder Dash also appeared on the ColecoVision.

Bristles 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 Bristles was produced include: Fax, Fax 2, Crossbow, Whirly Bucket, Catch 22, Astro Chase, Boulder Dash, Cheyenne, Flip And Flop, and Combat



Name Bristles
Developer Exidy (United States)
Year 1984
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7218
Class Wide Release
Genre Platform
Conversion Class Exidy MAXAFLEX
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 4-way (up, down, left, right)
  • Buttons: 1 - Jump
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

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

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Bristles Census

There are 14,838 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).

Scarce - There are 3 known instances of this machine owned by Bristles collectors who are active members. Of these, 3 of them are original dedicated machines.

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

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.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]


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