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Fairyland Story Fairyland Story - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Fairyland Story - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

The player controls a spell-casting elf who turns evil wizards, witches and other enemies into cakes and pushes them off of the platform ledges to destroy them. Each level takes place inside of various castles. If an enemy touches the player character, the elf becomes entrapped in a magic bubble and floats away.

Fairyland Story was produced by Taito in 1985.

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 Fairyland Story was produced include: Starforce, Field Day, Cosmopolis, Zeke's Peak, Victorious Nine, Go Go Mr. Yamaguchi, Gyrodine, Legend Of Kage, The, Mat Mania, and N.Y. Captor

Specs

Name Fairyland Story
Developer Taito (Japan)
Year 1985
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7751
Class Wide Release
Genre Platform
Monitor
Conversion Class Taito Classic
Game Specific Fairyland Story Pinout
Dipswitch Settings

Fairyland Story Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Controls
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - JumpCast Spell
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Fairyland Story KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 4.15 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 3.80

Overall Like 5.00
Fun (Social) 1.00
Fun (Solo) 5.00
Collector Desire 3.00

Technical Rating: 4.50

Gameplay 4.00
Graphics 5.00
Originality 5.00
Sound/Music 4.00

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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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Fairyland Story Census

There are 14,845 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 10 known instances of this machine owned by Fairyland Story collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine. 2 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 7 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 Fairyland Story boards sets.

This game ranks a 4 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]

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