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Firefox Firefox - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Firefox - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

You control an experimental military fighter through various terrain, including snow-capped mountain valleys, over-seas, and rugged land. The objective is to shoot up enemy fighters, as well as fuel targets to gain enough fuel to complete the stage.

Firefox was produced by Atari in 1984.

Atari released 137 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1972. Atari was based in United States.

Other machines made by Atari during the time period Firefox was produced include: Cloak & Dagger, Arabian, Crystal Castles, Cloud 9, Alpha 1, and Return Of The Jedi

Specs

Name Firefox
Developer Atari (United States)
Year 1984
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7815
Class Wide Release
Genre Air Combat
Monitor
Conversion Class unique
External Device LDP - Philips VP-832A
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 1
Game Play Single
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Controls
  • Steering: X/Y-directional yoke with common triggers and thumb buttons - FireMissile
Sound Unamplified Stereo (requires two-channel amp)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
  • Environmental/Cockpit

Firefox KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.18 (5 votes)

Fun Factor: 2.92

Overall Like 3.25
Fun (Social) 2.33
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 3.60

Technical Rating: 4.00

Gameplay 3.75
Graphics 4.75
Originality 3.75
Sound/Music 3.75

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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Images

Trivia

This game was based on the Clint Eastwood movie of the same title.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Firefox 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).

Very Common - There are 72 known instances of this machine owned by Firefox collectors who are active members. Of these, 68 of them are original dedicated machines. One is a conversion in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 3 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 Firefox machine for sale.

Wanted - There are 5 active VAPS members currently looking for Firefox.

This game ranks a 22 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 8 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]

Flyers

Technical

The Philips laserdisc player had a notorious tendency to break down, thus many Firefox games were converted or junked. The most common failure is due to fallen magnets from the laserdisc optics, but this can be fixed.

Both the upright and the cockpit versions have stereo headphone jacks and volume control knobs. The upright jack/knob is located below the control yoke and the cockpit jack/knob was under the control yoke as well, but it is hard to spot unless you bend down for a better look. And audio cassette recorder can be connected to the jack to record the game sounds with almost perfect quality.

Fixes

The Philips laserdisc player had a notorious tendency to break down, thus many of these games were either converted or junked. The most common failure is due to fallen magnets from the laserdisc optics, but this can be fixed.

Manuals

Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. The Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 164; Color photo Price guide: No
  2. Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 164; Color photo

Additional References (logged in members often see more)

  1. 3D Model (External): Upright

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