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Esh's Aurunmilla Esh's Aurunmilla - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Esh's Aurunmilla - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


An animated laserdisc game where you play Don Davis, a sword-wielding space warrior. His quest is to rescue Princess Sindy, defeat the evil Emperor Esh and save the Orion universe from the emperor's tyranny.

Esh's Aurunmilla was produced by Funai in 1984.

Funai released 3 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1983. Funai was based in United States.

Other machines made by Funai during the time period Esh's Aurunmilla was produced include: Interstellar Laser Fantasy


Name Esh's Aurunmilla
Developer Funai (United States)
Year 1984
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7718
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Fighter
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 8-way stick with trigger and LED
  • Backlit Buttons: 1 - Action
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Bezel Esh's Aurunmilla Bezel Image
Control Panel Esh's Aurunmilla Control Panel Image

Game Play

This title has a few areas that have different deaths that can be seen if your move is made too soon or too late!

Esh's Aurunmilla KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.47 (2 votes)

Fun Factor: 3.88

Overall Like 4.00
Fun (Social) -1.00
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 4.50

Technical Rating: 2.92

Gameplay 0.50
Graphics 4.50
Originality 0.50
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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Cabinet Information

This game was a conversion for Interstellar. The control panel is silk screened with Don Davis. Under the panel is a large decal of Don with fire in the background going from the panel down to the coin door.


Although it was produced by Funai only as a kit for Interstellar, the boardset is dedicated and unique. The Interstellar control panel cannot be used to play Esh's Aurunmilla because it does not allow four-way movement. Because of this, once the laserdisc and PCB are installed into the Interstellar cabinet, the game is not playable without the dedicated Esh's Aurunmilla control panel or equivalent.


Looks like a cross between Dragons Lair and Space Ace.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Esh's Aurunmilla 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).

Uncommon - There are 6 known instances of this machine owned by Esh's Aurunmilla collectors who are active members. Of these, 5 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. One is a set of circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Esh's Aurunmilla.

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.

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]



The laserdisc has two sides, one side recorded in English and the other in Japanese.

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