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Buggy Challenge Buggy Challenge - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Buggy Challenge - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

Drive a buggy over dirt mounds and avoid obstacles: rocks, fences and other buggies. The object is to complete the four levels without running out of gas.

Buggy Challenge was produced by Taito in 1984.

Taito released 486 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1967. Taito was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Taito during the time period Buggy Challenge was produced include: Spy Agent, Ice Cold Beer, Water Ski, Ultra Quiz, Tin Star, 10-Yard Fight, 40-0, Athlete, Ben Bero Bee, and Birdie King 3

Specs

Name Buggy Challenge
Developer Taito (Japan)
Year 1984
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7230
Class Wide Release
Genre Racing
Monitor
Conversion Class unique
Game Specific Buggy Challenge Pinout
Dipswitch Settings

Buggy Challenge Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 1
Game Play Single
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
  • Cabaret/Mini
  • Environmental/Cockpit

Buggy Challenge KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.47 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 3.00

Overall Like 3.00
Fun (Social) -1.00
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 0.00

Technical Rating: 3.75

Gameplay 2.00
Graphics 5.00
Originality 3.00
Sound/Music 5.00

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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Miscellaneous

This game was also licensed to Tecfri for distribution.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Buggy Challenge Census

There are 14,896 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,528 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,131 machines (6,927 unique titles).

Common - There are 27 known instances of this machine owned by Buggy Challenge collectors who are active members. Of these, 16 of them are original dedicated machines. 2 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 9 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 7 active VAPS members with a Buggy Challenge machines for sale. There is one active VAPS member with an extra Buggy Challenge circuit board for sale.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Buggy Challenge.

This game ranks a 7 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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