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Funny Mouse Funny Mouse - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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Gather all the items and take them to your 'item box'. Avoid enemies. You have five bombs that can kill enemies (or yourself).

Funny Mouse was produced by Chuo Co. Ltd in 1982.

Chuo Co. Ltd released 2 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1982. Chuo Co. Ltd was based in United States.

Other machines made by Chuo Co. Ltd during the time period Funny Mouse was produced include: Progress


Name Funny Mouse
Developer Chuo Co. Ltd (United States)
Year 1982
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7867
Class Bootleg
Genre Platform
Conversion Class Taito Classic
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 4-way (up, down, left, right)
  • Buttons: 1 - Drop Bomb/Detonate Bomb
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
PCB Funny Mouse PCB Image

Game Introduction

The game has an interesting game concept, like a lesser version of Mappy. You are a purple mouse who has to climb the ladders to collect various objects (nine total), fish, apples, umbrella, meat, etc., and return them to the store at bottom center of the screen. Meanwhile you are pursued by cats and snakes. You can blow up the bad guys by pressing Fire to drop a bomb -- pressing Fire again explodes the bomb -- but there is a limited supply that is, fortunately, replenished each level.

At the top of the left and right most ladders are two rocks; touching them drops the rocks on any of the bad guys climbing the ladders. The other way of disposing of the villains is to walk over one of the two, or three, trapdoors. Any pursuers drop into the water. On the higher levels the doors close again very quickly.

An intermission sequence between the games is like a slot machine; you press the fire button to stop the reels and you get three changes to score some bonus points.

The game's colors are very strange and the graphics are pretty basic, but effective. The music is reptitive and it can become really irritating.

Funny Mouse KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 5.00 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 5.00

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

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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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Funny Mouse Census

There are 14,945 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,544 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,331 machines (6,938 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 8 known instances of this machine owned by Funny Mouse collectors who are active members. Of these, 8 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 1 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]

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