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Do! Run Run Do! Run Run - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Do! Run Run - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


This is the fourth and last game in the series where Mr. Do! must collect dots and fruit on a multi-level platform while avoiding pursuing monsters. Enclose the dots to change them to fruit for more points or release traps to crush the monsters or use your power ball to eliminate them. Pick up the letters hidden amongst the fruit to spell "EXTRA" to receive an extra Mr. Do!

Do! Run Run was produced by Universal in 1984.

Universal released 52 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1977. Universal was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Universal during the time period Do! Run Run was produced include: Eggs, Mr. Do! Vs. Unicorns, Mr. Do!'s Castle, Go Go Coaster, Mr. Do! (Yankee DO!), Adventure Mr. Do!, La Cible, Nova 2001, Jumping Jack, and Kick Rider


Name Do! Run Run
Developer Universal (Japan)
Year 1984
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7596
Class Wide Release
Genre Platform
Conversion Class Universal
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player Ambidextrous
  • Joystick: 4-way (up, down, left, right)
  • Buttons: 1 - Throw
Sound Unamplified Mono (requires one-channel amp)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Control Panel Do! Run Run Control Panel Image
Side Art Do! Run Run Side Art Image

Game Play

The object of the game is collect all the dots or destroy all the monsters on the screen to advance levels. Monsters can be destroyed by throwing a powerball at them or crushing them with a log. Monsters will change and become faster if they have not been destroyed after a certain amount of time.

Letters will appear somewhere among the fruit on the sceen. Collect all five letters in "EXTRA" and receive an additional Mr. Do!

If a diamond appears, collect it for a free game!

Do! Run Run KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.37 (2 votes)

Fun Factor: 3.25

Overall Like 3.50
Fun (Social) 0.50
Fun (Solo) 3.00
Collector Desire 5.00

Technical Rating: 3.50

Gameplay 3.50
Graphics 3.50
Originality 4.00
Sound/Music 1.50

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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Cheats, Tricks, Bugs, and Easter Eggs

Here are a few hints for getting a higher score:

  • Throw your powerball in a narrow space so it will bounce more. The more bounces it completes before hitting a monster, the greater the bonus. Continue to encircle the fruit to keep increasing its point value.
  • It takes less cherries that dots to get a new powerball, less apples than cherries, etc.


Cabinet Information

The game was only released as a conversion kit.


The board set can be swapped with Mr. Do's Wild Ride without any modifications.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Do! Run Run Census

There are 14,912 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,532 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,200 machines (6,928 unique titles).

Common - There are 45 known instances of this machine owned by Do! Run Run collectors who are active members. Of these, 6 of them are original dedicated machines. 6 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 33 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 Do! Run Run machine for sale. There are 2 active VAPS members with a Do! Run Run circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Do! Run Run. There is one active VAPS member looking for a Do! Run Run circuit board set.

This game ranks a 16 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 2 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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  4. Do! Run Run
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