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Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

Become Indiana Jones! Free kidnapped children by finding their cages and whipping them open. Jump into the mines for a wild ride on a mine cart. Make it to the bottom, and then grab the Sankhara stone from the altar.

Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom was produced by Atari Games in 1985.

Atari Games released 88 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1984. Atari Games was based in United States.

Other machines made by Atari Games during the time period Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom was produced include: E.T., Last Starfighter The, Marble Madness, Paperboy, Gauntlet, Road Runner, Peter Pack Rat, Gauntlet (PlayChoice), and Star Wars - Empire Strikes Back

Specs

Name Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom
Developer Atari Games (United States)
Year 1985
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8186
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Fighter
Monitor
Conversion Class Atari System I
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player Ambidextrous
Controls
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 1 - Whip
Sound Unamplified Stereo (requires two-channel amp)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Instructions Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom Instructions Image
Control Panel Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom Control Panel Image
Side Art Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom Side Art Image
PCB Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom PCB Image

Game Introduction

Obviously, this game was patterned after the movie Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom. The music sounds like it is right out of the movie and the digital audio clips are excellent. The graphics are colorful and do a good job of conveying the situation. Getting to play Indiana and whipping everything in sight is a blast -- just do not get carried away or Mola Ram shows up and flings flaming hearts at you!

Game Play

Whip everything that moves, even things that do not move. You can whip the cobras and watch their gory death. You can whip piles of bones and skeletons for extra points. Repeatedly whipping Thuggee guards is fun and you get to hear them wail in pain "Ooodleedlee...Ooodleedlee.." Your whip also lets you swing across holes. "Woah!" The minecart is loads of fun. "We walk from here!"I think the sankara stage is pretty easy though. "I'm not leaving without those stones!"

On the medium and hard levels selectable at the beginning of the game by entering the corresponding doors Indy must escape on the rope bridge and face Mola Ram once and for all, after obtaining all three Sankara stones. Playing the easy level will not include this level the first time Indy nabs all three stones. Instead, the screen will just mention that Indy escaped on the rope bridge before starting again on a tougher cage level.

Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.73 (5 votes)

Fun Factor: 4.46

Overall Like 5.00
Fun (Social) 2.50
Fun (Solo) 4.25
Collector Desire 4.50

Technical Rating: 3.68

Gameplay 4.50
Graphics 3.80
Originality 4.50
Sound/Music 3.00

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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Cheats, Tricks, Bugs, and Easter Eggs

At the difficulty select screen, whip all the hanging skeletons and both snakes to receive a 5,000 point "Completion Bonus." Whipping all the gas cannisters in the cage stage gives a "Pyro Bonus" and whipping every bone pile and snake in the altar stage gives a bonus also. When on suspension bridges over lava flows, whip enemy guards until they fall in the lava for additional bonus points!

At the end of the bridge stage, whipping Willie would lasso her and bring her in for a kiss, giving you bonus points, while Short Round says, "Knock it off!"

In the cage stage, instead of clambering down short ladders, it is quicker to fall to the lower level. Also, you can reach across a gap to whip certain cages instead of following paths and ladders to them.

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Trivia

Based on the movie of the same name.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom Census

There are 14,824 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,502 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,875 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 176 known instances of this machine owned by Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom collectors who are active members. Of these, 122 of them are original dedicated machines. 12 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 41 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 Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom machines for sale. There is one active VAPS member with an extra Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom circuit board for sale.

Wanted - Very Popular - There are 26 active VAPS members currently looking for Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom.

This game ranks a 49 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 42 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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Manuals

Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. The Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 191; Color photo Price guide: No
  2. Arcade Fever Sellers (ISBN 0762409371) Page: 148; Color photo

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