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A funny puzzle game where you have to strip cute girls.

Dancing Eyes was produced by Namco in 1996.

Namco released 310 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1977. Namco was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Namco during the time period Dancing Eyes was produced include: Dino Bonk, Super World Stadium '95, Tekken 2, Speed Racer, Soul Edge, Ace Driver Victory Lap, Alpine Surfer, Aqua Jet, Namco Classic Collection Volume 2, and Pocket Racer


Name Dancing Eyes
Developer Namco (Japan)
Year 1996
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 11658
Class Wide Release
Genre Puzzle
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
PCB Dancing Eyes PCB Image

Game Play

This game works slightly similar to the arcade classic Qix. You play as a tiny monkey, and walk around on a woman's clothing which is divided into panels. You use the joystick to move along the lines between panels and the button to lay down a panel-clearing line. As you hold down the button, you will leave behind a line. If you make this line go all the way around a panel and release the button, that panel breaks off. Your objective is to clear all the panels within the time alotted. You can make a line around multiple panels to clear them all at once.

Enemies walk around on the lines, and will try to follow you. If an enemy touches you, you lose a life. Lose all your lives and you have to continue. The time limit is reset if you continue, and all the panels near where you died are cleared. If you clear a panel, and an enemy is on the edge of that panel, the enemy is destroyed. Enemies that are defeated will respawn a short while later. There are also panels that flash, and clearing these reveals a powerup.

Between levels, you are given a roulette to choose which girl you want to undress. Sometimes you are not clearing panels of clothing. One level involves breaking the panels of a barrel to reveal the catgirl inside. After you complete a level, you get some time to watch the girl. If you finish the level quickly, you get 15 seconds. Otherwise, you just get 10 seconds. During "Show Time", you turn the camera with the joystick, and zoom in with the button.

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Cheats, Tricks, Bugs, and Easter Eggs

Different powerups can be obtained to help you complete the level:

Monkey Face: Extra Life
A: Attack. Your monkey turns huge, and can walk over enemies, instantly crushing them. You also move a bit faster.
D: Destroy. A large number of panels are destroyed.
E: Extend. Time limit is extended.
P: Paralyze. Your panel-clearing line flashes purple. If any enemies touch it, they get stunned for a while.
R: Reverse. All panels switch between cleared/not cleared, or vice versa. Best found early.
S: Speed Up. You move noticably faster.
T: Time Stop. All enemies are frozen for a moment. A timer shows how long this lasts.
W: Wide Attack. All panels near the panels you clear are also cleared.
X: X-Attack. When you clear a panel, several more to the left and right of it are cleared as well.
Y: Y-Attack. Same as X-Attack, but goes up and down.

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Dancing Eyes Census

There are 14,900 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,529 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,167 machines (6,928 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 19 known instances of this machine owned by Dancing Eyes 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. 17 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 an extra Dancing Eyes circuit board for sale.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list. There is one active VAPS member looking for a Dancing Eyes circuit board set.

This game ranks a 4 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]

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