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Fortress Fortress - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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Player must defend a fortress from an attack by an enemy ship.

Fortress was produced by Sega/Gremlin in 1979.

Sega/Gremlin released 21 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1976. Sega/Gremlin was based in United States.

Other machines made by Sega/Gremlin during the time period Fortress was produced include: Cartoon Gun, Safari, Super Bowl, Fonz, Deep Scan, Invinco!, Head On 2, Head On, and Digger


Name Fortress
Developer Sega/Gremlin (United States)
Year 1979
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7845
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Control Panel Fortress Control Panel Image
PCB Fortress PCB Image

Game Play

You must defend your fortress from assault by cannonballs fired by the enemy ship. Intercept and destroy the enemy ship by firing your cannons before the enemy hits the fortress. If an enemy cannonball gets by, part of the fortress will be blown away. If the entire fortress is destroyed, the game will end.

Fortress KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Fortress Census

There are 14,836 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,506 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,889 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Very rare - There are no known instances of this game owned by one of our active members.

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

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.

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