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Description

A remote-controlled spacecraft is guided from a behind-the-ship perspective. Enemy ships must be shot down while you avoid obstacles in the ship's path. Two buttons control the speed of the ship.

Buck Rogers - Planet Of Zoom was produced by Sega in 1982.

Sega released 591 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1936. Sega was based in United States.

Other machines made by Sega during the time period Buck Rogers - Planet Of Zoom was produced include: Turpin, Turbo, Star Laker, K.O. Punch, Borderline, 005, Ali Baba And 40 Thieves, Guttang Gottong, Monster Bash, and Pengo

Specs

Name Buck Rogers - Planet Of Zoom
Developer Sega (United States)
Year 1982
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7227
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Monitor
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player Ambidextrous
Controls
  • Joystick: 8-way with button - Fire
  • Buttons: 2 - Slow DownSpeed Up
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
  • Environmental/Cockpit - Open
  • Environmental/Cockpit - Enclosed
Control Panel Buck Rogers - Planet Of Zoom Control Panel Image
PCB Buck Rogers - Planet Of Zoom PCB Image

Game Play

Behind the ship view. Quite repetitive which makes replay value very low. The game let you continue indefinitely so the high score table is virtually meaningless.

Buck Rogers - Planet Of Zoom KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.69 (2 votes)

Fun Factor: 3.50

Overall Like 3.50
Fun (Social) 3.00
Fun (Solo) 3.50
Collector Desire 4.00

Technical Rating: 3.88

Gameplay 3.50
Graphics 4.00
Originality 4.00
Sound/Music 4.00

Personal Impressions and Technical Impressions each account for half of the total score. Within the Personal Impressions category, Like carries a little more weight than the other factors.

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Buck Rogers - Planet Of Zoom Census

There are 14,748 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,472 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,455 machines (6,894 unique titles).

Common - There are 32 known instances of this machine owned by Buck Rogers - Planet Of Zoom collectors who are active members. Of these, 22 of them are original dedicated machines. 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 a Buck Rogers - Planet Of Zoom machine for sale. There is one active VAPS member with an extra Buck Rogers - Planet Of Zoom circuit board for sale.

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

This game ranks a 9 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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Manuals

Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. The Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 131; Color photo Price guide: No
  2. Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 131; Color photo

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