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Guardian Guardian - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Guardian - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

Fight your way across various planetscapes and defeat a boss character to clear that planet. Then move on to another planet, each with a different theme.

Guardian was produced by Taito in 1986.

Taito released 487 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1967. Taito was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Taito during the time period Guardian was produced include: Lady Master of Kung Fu, Typhoon Gal, Super Dead Heat, Onna Sanshirou, Metal Soldier Isaac 2, Alcon, Arkanoid, Battle Lane Vol. 5, Big Event Golf, and Bobble Bobble

Specs

Name Guardian
Developer Taito (Japan)
Year 1986
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8020
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Fighter
Monitor
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Controls
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - Kick|Punch
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

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

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Guardian Census

There are 14,748 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,472 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,455 machines (6,894 unique titles).

Scarce - There are 4 known instances of this machine owned by Guardian collectors who are active members. Of these, 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 an extra Guardian circuit board for sale.

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]

Technical

CPU: 2xZ80
SOUND: 2xAY-8910

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