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A head-to-head table tennis game. The first player to score twelve points wins. A joystick controls the paddle on the screen.

Flim-Flam was produced by Meadows Games in 1974.

Meadows Games released 17 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1974. Meadows Games was based in United States.

Other machines made by Meadows Games during the time period Flim-Flam was produced include: Flim Flam II, Drop Zone 4, Lazer Command, Grand Slam 5, and Bombs Away

Flim Flam
Flim Flam


Name Flim-Flam
Developer Meadows Games (United States)
Year 1974
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7826
Class Wide Release
Genre Ball and Paddle
  • Orientation: Horizontal
  • Type: Raster: Standard Resolution
  • Color: Black and White with a Color Overlay
  • A green overlay covers the screen.

Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Competitive
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: Analog
  • Buttons: 1 - Flim-Flam (Speed Control)
Sound Unamplified Mono (requires one-channel amp)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
  • Cocktail
PCB Flim-Flam PCB Image

Flim-Flam KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 4.67 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 4.25

Overall Like 5.00
Fun (Social) 5.00
Fun (Solo) 0.00
Collector Desire 2.00

Technical Rating: 5.00

Gameplay 5.00
Graphics 5.00
Originality 5.00
Sound/Music 5.00

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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The cocktail version is a 4-player game.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Flim-Flam Census

There are 14,955 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,548 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,359 machines (6,938 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 11 known instances of this machine owned by Flim-Flam collectors who are active members. Of these, 7 of them are original dedicated machines. 4 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

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

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]



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