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Crater Raider Crater Raider - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Crater Raider - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

The player is a tank trying to rescue hostages on worlds with lots of craters (that the player can descend into.) Rescuing all hostages, while avoiding (or destroying) other tanks and UFOs advances the player to the next level.

Crater Raider was produced by Bally Midway in 1984.

Bally Midway released 96 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1980. Bally Midway was based in United States.

Other machines made by Bally Midway during the time period Crater Raider was produced include: E2088, Gold Ball, Grand Slam (4 player version), Domino Man, Discs Of Tron, Granny and the Gators, Black Pyramid, Ten Pin Champ, Spy Hunter, and Kings of Steel

Specs

Name Crater Raider
Developer Bally Midway (United States)
Year 1984
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7423
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Monitor
  • Orientation: Horizontal
  • Type: Raster: Standard Resolution
  • Color: Color
  • A slightly curved mirror is used to reflect the game's picture, and give the illusion of both a larger monitor, and of depth.

Conversion Class Midway MCR III
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Sound Unamplified Stereo (requires two-channel amp)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Crater Raider KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 5.00 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 5.00

Overall Like 5.00
Fun (Social) 5.00
Fun (Solo) 5.00
Collector Desire 5.00

Technical Rating: 5.00

Gameplay 5.00
Graphics 5.00
Originality 5.00
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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Conversion

This game uses an MCR II sound board and MCR III CPU and Video boards. Because of it's unique monitor orientation (reflected horizontal), the cabinet will not play any other MCR series games.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Crater Raider Census

There are 14,754 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,474 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,463 machines (6,895 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 13 known instances of this machine owned by Crater Raider collectors who are active members. Of these, 12 of them are original dedicated machines. One is a set of circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There is one active VAPS member with a Crater Raider machine for sale.

Wanted - There are 3 active VAPS members currently looking for Crater Raider. There is one active VAPS member looking for a Crater Raider circuit board set.

This game ranks a 3 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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