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Hop on all the squares to change them into the correct color. Avoid hitting Coily and Q*Bertha. Jump on the platforms to be carried to the top of the pyramid and maybe make an enemy jump to its doom.

Faster Harder More Challenging Q*bert was produced by Mylstar in 1983.

Mylstar released 18 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1983. Mylstar was based in United States.

Other machines made by Mylstar during the time period Faster Harder More Challenging Q*bert was produced include: Hill Climb, M.A.C.H. 3, Q*bert Qubes, Screw Loose, and Games I, The


Name Faster Harder More Challenging Q*bert
Developer Mylstar (United States)
Year 1983
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7763
Class Prototype
Genre Platform
Conversion Class Gottlieb
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 4-way (up-left, down-left, up-right, down-right)
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

This game is just like Q*bert except the platforms shift position and there are bonus rounds after levels two and five. And, as the name implies, it is faster.

Faster Harder More Challenging Q*bert KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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This game never went into production and no dedicated cabinets are known to exist.

The name is often abbreviated as "FHMC Q*Bert."

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Faster Harder More Challenging Q*bert Census

There are 14,949 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,546 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,354 machines (6,938 unique titles).

Scarce - There are 4 known instances of this machine owned by Faster Harder More Challenging Q*bert collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine. One is a conversion in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 2 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.

This game ranks a 2 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

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The main processor is a 8088 CPU. The dedicated sound/speech board uses a 6502 CPU.


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