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Dangerous Dungeons Dangerous Dungeons - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Dangerous Dungeons - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Wander through the maze and dig tunnels to gather treasures. Find the exit to proceed to the next level.

Dangerous Dungeons was produced by Game Room in 1992.

Game Room released 9 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1992. Game Room was based in United States.

Other machines made by Game Room during the time period Dangerous Dungeons was produced include: Dark Tower, Thunder Strike, Mouse Attack, Lethal Justice, and Frantic Fred


Name Dangerous Dungeons
Developer Game Room (United States)
Year 1992
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7509
Class Wide Release
Genre Labyrinth/Maze
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Either
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 4-way (up, down, left, right)
  • Buttons: 2 - Dig|Bomb
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Play

Two players can play simultaneously, either cooperating or blowing each other up. The player's man can dig through the ground, leave bombs, and pick up crystals and other goodies. He can move boulders by pushing them. He has to be careful, as he can trigger collapses of boulders and crystals that can crush him (and bad guys).

Dangerous Dungeons KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 2.95 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 3.40

Overall Like 4.00
Fun (Social) 2.00
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 3.00

Technical Rating: 2.50

Gameplay 3.00
Graphics 3.00
Originality 2.00
Sound/Music 2.00

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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More pictures


The marquee shown above is the second release marquee. 1000 kits made were up with this marquee and almost all were sold. The first release had less than 200 kits sold with the older version of the marquee.


This is a ROM swap on a Double Dragon board.


This game is a lot like Boulder Dash.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Dangerous Dungeons Census

There are 14,829 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,504 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,883 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Scarce - There are 5 known instances of this machine owned by Dangerous Dungeons collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine. 2 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 2 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 Dangerous Dungeons machine for sale.

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]


Additional References (logged in members often see more)

  1. 3D Model (External): Upright

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