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Equites Equites - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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A vertical space shooter with two modes of operation: ground based and air based. Some enemies can only be killed when they are either walking or flying. Tunnels lead to underground bases that contain bonuses and power-ups.

Equites was produced by Sega/Alpha Denshi in 1984.

Sega/Alpha Denshi released only 1 machine in our database under this trade name. Sega/Alpha Denshi was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Sega/Alpha Denshi during the time period Equites was produced include:



Name Equites
Developer Sega/Alpha Denshi (Japan)
Year 1984
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7714
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Shooter
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 3 - Fire|Bomb|Special
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

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

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The PCB can be converted to stereo sound via the pinouts on the sound board.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Equites Census

There are 14,908 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,530 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,161 machines (6,929 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 7 known instances of this machine owned by Equites collectors who are active members. Of these, 7 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 Equites circuit board for sale.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

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]



The flyer says that the game is made by Sega and Alpha-Denshi, but only Alpha-Denshi is labeled on the PCB, ROMs and the title screen. There is no mention of Sega anywhere else.

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