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Gate Of Doom Gate Of Doom - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Gate Of Doom - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Dungeon-crawling action in a three-quarters overhead view. You have the choice of four characters, Knight, Wizard, Bard, or Ninja, each with their own unique abilities. Magic items and spells turn your character into an elemental force with super powers. A large variety of dungeon denizens are present to kill you.

Gate Of Doom was produced by Data East in 1990.

Data East released 174 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1979. Data East was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Data East during the time period Gate Of Doom was produced include: Playboy, Act-Fancer: Cybernetick Hyper Weapon, Hippodrome, Kuhga - Operation Code 'Vapor Trail', Fighting Fantasy, Back To The Future, Al Unser Jr.'s Turbo Racing, Boulder Dash, Phantom of the Opera, and Simpsons


Name Gate Of Doom
Developer Data East (Japan)
Year 1990
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7921
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Fighter
Conversion Class JAMMA
Dipswitch Settings

Gate Of Doom Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - AttackMagic
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Control Panel Gate Of Doom Control Panel Image

Gate Of Doom KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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This game is also known as Dark Seal.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Gate Of Doom Census

There are 14,754 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,474 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,463 machines (6,895 unique titles).

Common - There are 35 known instances of this machine owned by Gate Of Doom collectors who are active members. Of these, 5 of them are original dedicated machines. 4 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 26 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 Gate Of Doom machine for sale. There is one active VAPS member with an extra Gate Of Doom circuit board for sale.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Gate Of Doom. There are 2 active VAPS members looking for Gate Of Doom boards sets.

This game ranks a 11 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 3 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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DECO Dark Seal / Gate of Doom Arcade PCB (P.C.Board) SYSTEM JAMMA 1990

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