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A shooting game that takes place in a desert where players try to shoot roadrunners, buzzards and other animals. It is the same game as Midway's Road Runner gun game with only slightly different back glass and cabinet graphics.

Desert Gun was produced by Midway Manufacturing Co. in 1977.

Midway Manufacturing Co. released 133 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1959. Midway Manufacturing Co. was based in United States.

Other machines made by Midway Manufacturing Co. during the time period Desert Gun was produced include: Tornado Baseball, Datsun 280 Zzzap dup, Sea Wolf, 280 ZZZAP, Amazing Maze, Laguna Racer, Double Play, Boot Hill, Checkmate, and Guided Missile


Name Desert Gun
Developer Midway Manufacturing Co. (United States)
Year 1977
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7562
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class Midway 8080
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Desert Gun 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 164,944 machines (6,921 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 7 known instances of this machine owned by Desert Gun collectors who are active members. Of these, 7 of them are original dedicated machines.

For Sale - There is one active VAPS member with a Desert Gun machine for sale.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Desert Gun.

This game ranks a 1 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

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  1. The Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 53; Color photo Price guide: No
  2. Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 53; Color photo

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