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Cal .50 - Caliber Fifty - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


A vertically scrolling shooter. Soldiers must destroy a variety of attacking enemies using their guns and hand grenades.

Cal .50 - Caliber Fifty was produced by Romstar in 1989.

Romstar released 9 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1987. Romstar was based in United States.

Other machines made by Romstar during the time period Cal .50 - Caliber Fifty was produced include: Sky Shark, Time Soldiers, Championship Bowling, Down Town, Fire Shark, Skeet Shot, and Popshot!


Name Cal .50 - Caliber Fifty
Developer Romstar (United States)
Year 1989
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7258
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class JAMMA
Dipswitch Settings

Cal .50 - Caliber Fifty Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way with optical rotary - Loop-24
  • Buttons: 2 - Rapid FireGrenade
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Bezel Cal .50 - Caliber Fifty Bezel Image
Control Panel Cal .50 - Caliber Fifty Control Panel Image
Side Art Cal .50 - Caliber Fifty Side Art Image
PCB Cal .50 - Caliber Fifty PCB Image

Cal .50 - Caliber Fifty KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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This game is also known as Far East. It was created by Seta and licensed to Romstar for US manufacture and distribution.

The joysticks look similar to the LS-30 variety used for games such as Ikari Warriors, Heavy Barrel, and Time Soldiers, but they are different. The Loop-24 joysticks have a four-pin connector on the bottom of the stick that connects directly to the game board.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Cal .50 - Caliber Fifty Census

There are 14,958 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,547 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,359 machines (6,939 unique titles).

Common - There are 46 known instances of this machine owned by Cal .50 - Caliber Fifty collectors who are active members. Of these, 7 of them are original dedicated machines. 7 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 32 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 Cal .50 - Caliber Fifty machine for sale. There is one active VAPS member with an extra Cal .50 - Caliber Fifty circuit board for sale.

Wanted - There are 2 active VAPS members currently looking for Cal .50 - Caliber Fifty. There is one active VAPS member looking for a Cal .50 - Caliber Fifty circuit board set.

This game ranks a 15 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 5 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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