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Hammerin' Harry Hammerin' Harry - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Hammerin' Harry - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


You control a worker with a big hammer who smashes his way through obstacles and a variety of enemies.

Hammerin' Harry was produced by Irem in 1990.

Irem released 89 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. Irem was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Irem during the time period Hammerin' Harry was produced include: Kengo, R-Type II, Legend Of Hero Tonma, X Multiply, Dragon Breed, Major Title, Air Duel, Pound For Pound, Daiku No Gensan, and Hasamu

Hammerin' Harry
Hammerin' Harry


Name Hammerin' Harry
Developer Irem (Japan)
Year 1990
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8065
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Fighter
Conversion Class JAMMA
Dipswitch Settings

Hammerin' Harry Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - HammerJump
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Hammerin' Harry KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.58 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 3.40

Overall Like 4.00
Fun (Social) 3.00
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 2.00

Technical Rating: 3.75

Gameplay 5.00
Graphics 4.00
Originality 4.00
Sound/Music 2.00

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 Hammerin' Harry Census

There are 14,944 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 165,327 machines (6,937 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 63 known instances of this machine owned by Hammerin' Harry collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine. 2 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 60 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 6 active VAPS members with a Hammerin' Harry circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

This game ranks a 15 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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