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Counter Run Counter Run - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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Try to eat all dots inside the labyrinth then go to the next.

Counter Run was produced by SEGA/NIHON SYSTEM in 1988.

SEGA/NIHON SYSTEM released only 1 machine in our database under this trade name. SEGA/NIHON SYSTEM was based in Japan.

Other machines made by SEGA/NIHON SYSTEM during the time period Counter Run was produced include:

Counter Run
Counter Run


Name Counter Run
Developer SEGA/NIHON SYSTEM (Japan)
Year 1988
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7416
Class Wide Release
Genre Labyrinth/Maze
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 4-way (up, down, left, right)
  • Buttons: 2 - Accelerate|Brake
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

You are a car in a labyrinth that must eat all the dots while evading the other cars who pursue you. Try to complete the labyrinth quickly for big points. Some helpful items that appear around the maze are:

  • Gold Cup - temporary invincibility
  • Motor - increases the car's speed
  • Flag - halts enemies for a short period of time
  • 1UP - awards an extra life

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

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Counter Run Census

There are 14,948 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,545 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,379 machines (6,938 unique titles).

Scarce - There are 3 known instances of this machine owned by Counter Run collectors who are active members. Of these, 3 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. There is one active VAPS member looking for a Counter Run circuit board set.

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