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Gun Smoke Gun Smoke - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Gun Smoke - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Controlling a cowboy in the Wild West you have to make your way through hostile cowboys of each level. Shooting barrels reveals power-ups such as boots, rifles and bullets. Each level has a weapon specialist end boss, like winchester, knives, darts and boomerangs.

Gun Smoke was produced by Capcom in 1985.

Capcom released 228 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1984. Capcom was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Capcom during the time period Gun Smoke was produced include: 1942, HiGeMaru - Pirate Ship, Son Son, Vulgus, Pirate Ship HigeMaru, Commando, 1942 (PlayChoice), Makaimura, Exed Exes, and Ghosts 'n Goblins


Name Gun Smoke
Developer Capcom (Japan)
Year 1985
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8042
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class Capcom Classic
Game Specific Gun Smoke Pinout
Dipswitch Settings

Gun Smoke Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player Ambidextrous
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 3 - Fire LeftFire StraightFire Right
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Instructions Gun Smoke Instructions Image
Control Panel Gun Smoke Control Panel Image
PCB Gun Smoke PCB Image

Game Play

Combining the fire buttons will alter the direction to a total of six different shooting directions.

Gun Smoke KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.54 (8 votes)

Fun Factor: 3.73

Overall Like 4.13
Fun (Social) 2.88
Fun (Solo) 3.63
Collector Desire 3.38

Technical Rating: 3.33

Gameplay 3.50
Graphics 3.63
Originality 3.25
Sound/Music 2.63

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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Based on the famous TV series of the same name.


Licenced to Romstar for US manufacture and distribution.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Gun Smoke Census

There are 14,850 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,512 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,983 machines (6,922 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 120 known instances of this machine owned by Gun Smoke collectors who are active members. Of these, 19 of them are original dedicated machines. 20 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 81 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 5 active VAPS members with a Gun Smoke machines for sale. There are 8 active VAPS members with a Gun Smoke circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - There are 6 active VAPS members currently looking for Gun Smoke. There is one active VAPS member looking for a Gun Smoke circuit board set.

This game ranks a 32 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 10 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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