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Fantasy Fantasy - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Fantasy - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


You must rescue your girlfriend from the bad pirate who has stolen her from your island love nest. Then, rescue her from other kidnappers until you are reunited with her for good.

Fantasy was produced by Rock-Ola Mfg. Corp. in 1981.

Rock-Ola Mfg. Corp. released 259 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1928. Rock-Ola Mfg. Corp. was based in United States.

Other machines made by Rock-Ola Mfg. Corp. during the time period Fantasy was produced include: 480 techna jukebox, 464, Model 460 Music Jukebox, 450, 448, Jump Bug, Warp Warp, Demon, Eyes, and Mermaid


Name Fantasy
Developer Rock-Ola Mfg. Corp. (United States)
Year 1981
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7754
Class Wide Release
Genre Adventure
Conversion Class unique
Game Specific Fantasy Pinout
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player Ambidextrous
  • Joystick: 4-way (up, down, left, right)
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
PCB Fantasy PCB Image

Game Introduction

In the introduction sequence, you and your girlfriend, Cheri, can be seen enjoying your own private island called Fantasy Island. Suddenly a ship appears and a pirate comes ashore, takes Cheri back to his ship and sails off with her. Your mission is to rescue her.

You first ride a hot air balloon and must land it on the deck of the pirate ship avoiding cannon fire. Next, you must fight against an entire band of pirates and vanquish them either by thrusting your sword or having each of them stand in front of a cannon whenever a shot is fired off. When you have defeated the enemies, however, a big red bird will swoop down and fly off with Cheri, so you will have to go after her to save her again.

You then return to the balloon again where you have to travel 3000 km without hitting the flying birds or the coconuts thrown by the gorilla at the bottom of the screen.

The next stage is a Kangaroo-like platform level where you have to wind back and forth across the screen avoiding foxes and coconuts thrown by a baboon at the top of the screen as you climb to the top to rescue your girlfriend. When you make it to the top to rescue Cheri, she is then taken by a Zulu native.

Next,when you are in the horizontally-scrolling jungle level, you have to move vertically to avoid tigers and things leaping out at you and natives attacking you. After traveling 2000 more kilometers you end up at a Zulu camp where you have to kill the seven natives and move to the bottom of the big pole where Cheri is at. When you reach the bottom, however, a bad guy in a helicopter grabs her. Again, you jump into your balloon and you have to dodge helicopters for another 3000 km.

Finally, you arrive at the London Bridge where there is a cannon moving back and forth shooting up at you. Here you must dodge the seven helicopters until the cannon blasts all of them. After that, the bridge opens and you land your balloon beside Cheri and the game ends with a large picture of the two of you in the balloon and Cheri cooing "I Love You!"

Fantasy KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 4.45 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 4.40

Overall Like 5.00
Fun (Social) 3.00
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 5.00

Technical Rating: 4.50

Gameplay 5.00
Graphics 4.00
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 Fantasy Census

There are 14,823 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,502 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,875 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 18 known instances of this machine owned by Fantasy collectors who are active members. Of these, 6 of them are original dedicated machines. 12 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 Fantasy machine for sale. There is one active VAPS member with an extra Fantasy circuit board for sale.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Fantasy.

This game ranks a 7 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]



Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. The Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 138; Color photo Price guide: No
  2. Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 138; Color photo

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  1. 3D Model (External): Dedicated

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