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Don Doko Don Don Doko Don - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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Multi-level platfrom game.

Don Doko Don was produced by Taito in 1989.

Taito released 486 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1967. Taito was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Taito during the time period Don Doko Don was produced include: Recordbreaker, Jigoku Meguri, Continental Circus, Kurikinton, Top Shooter, Asuka & Asuka, Battle Shark, Cadash, Cameltry, and Champion Wrestler


Name Don Doko Don
Developer Taito (Japan)
Year 1989
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7606
Class Wide Release
Genre Platform
Conversion Class Taito F2 System
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - Jump|Hammer/Throw
Sound Amplified Either (Mono or Stereo)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
PCB Don Doko Don PCB Image

Game Introduction

You play a bearded dwarf with a mallet as your only weapon. Very abstract colors, talking trees, cute graphics and sounds. The object is to defeat all the enemies and advance to the next round which reveals more and different enemies.

Don Doko Don KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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This game is a part of the Taito F2 motherdaughter board system. The game can be changed by swapping the daughter board. Some of the titles are Japanese ISuper Space Invaders 91I IMajestic TwelveI, IMizubaku Daibouken AdventureI ILiquid KidsI, IMetal BlackI, IDino RexI, IPuLiRuLaI, et. al.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Don Doko Don 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 164,933 machines (6,921 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 10 known instances of this machine owned by Don Doko Don collectors who are active members. Of these, One is a conversion in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 9 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list. There are 2 active VAPS members looking for Don Doko Don boards sets.

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.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]



Taito F2 system Japan only. F2 games for the USA are not motherdaughter setups but single dedicated boards e.g. IMajestic TwelveI and ILiquid KidsI.

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