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Intruder Intruder - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Intruder - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


The player controls a laser base and attempts to shoot the opponent's base while threading the beam shot through flying space objects. The game begins with five bases and an extra base is rewarded at 5000 points.

Intruder was produced by Taiyo System in 1980.

Taiyo System released 8 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1980. Taiyo System was based in United States.

Other machines made by Taiyo System during the time period Intruder was produced include: Megatack, Tora Tora, Enigma II, Kaos, and Pot Of Gold


Name Intruder
Developer Taiyo System (United States)
Year 1980
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8198
Class Wide Release
Genre Space
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Buttons: Rotational (left, right)
  • Buttons: 1 - Fire
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

When the fuel level is less than 40, the player's shot cannot reach the opponent's laser base.

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

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Cabinet Information

The upright cabinet's sides have colorful orange, purple and blue painted graphics.


The game may be a copy of Space Laser.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Intruder Census

There are 14,952 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,547 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,357 machines (6,938 unique titles).

Scarce - There are 3 known instances of this machine owned by Intruder collectors who are active members. Of these, 3 of them are original dedicated machines.

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]



The DIP switches control the number of initial bases given to the player, the extra base point award level as well as RAM and sound tests.


Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 108; Color photo

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