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Compete against each other and a time limit your air supply to retrieve a treasure on the sea floor.

Calipso was produced by Tago Electronics in 1982.

Tago Electronics released 3 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1981. Tago Electronics was based in United States.

Other machines made by Tago Electronics during the time period Calipso was produced include: Video Hustler (Tago), and Anteater

Anteater / Conquest / Calipso
Anteater / Conquest / Calipso


Name Calipso
Developer Tago Electronics (United States)
Year 1982
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7261
Class Wide Release
Genre Platform
Conversion Class Konami Classic
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Competitive
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 1 - Fire
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Play

You play a diver who is trying to get a treasure. Hold Fire and push in the direction you want to shoot, but you will be unable to move while doing this. Shoot the sea animals and the other player. Try to get the treasure at the bottom and return it to the boat at the top without getting attacked by sea creatures -- all before your air runs out.

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

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The roms have Calypso written on them instead of Calipso.



VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Calipso 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).

Uncommon - There are 7 known instances of this machine owned by Calipso collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine. One is a conversion in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 5 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

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

This game ranks a 2 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]



CPU: Z80
SOUND: AY-8910 Uses same board set as Scramble.

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