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Jack Rabbit Jack Rabbit - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Jack Rabbit - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


A rabbit tries to collect carrots while being chased by weasels.

Jack Rabbit was produced by Zaccaria in 1984.

Zaccaria released 68 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1972. Zaccaria was based in Italy.

Other machines made by Zaccaria during the time period Jack Rabbit was produced include: Time Machine, Money Money, Farfalla, Pinball Champ, Shooting Gallery, Devil Riders, Magic Castle, Robot, Clown, and Pool Champion


Name Jack Rabbit
Developer Zaccaria (Italy)
Year 1984
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8216
Class Wide Release
Genre Platform
Conversion Class unique
Game Specific Jack Rabbit Pinout
Dipswitch Settings

Jack Rabbit Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 4-way (up-left, down-left, up-right, down-right)
  • Buttons: 1 - Jump
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

"Hi there. I'm Jack Rabbit. I love carrots, and I'm very hungry." Jack Rabbit needs to collect carrots while avoiding pits, snakes, obstacles, and the two weasels looking for dinner you. Succeed through three stages and Jack will congratulate you. "We sure showed them, partner."

Game Play

Jack Rabbit is played through three different stages.

The first stage is outside Jack's house. Here, the object is to collect all the carrots while avoiding pits, bombs, and the weasels.
The second stage is a scrolling stage in the desert. You must now avoid snakes and cacti in addition to pits and weasels. Along the way, you can grab apples for bonus points. You clear the second stage by reaching the carrot at the end of the course. You do not need to collect them all.
Stage three is in the tropics, and you will need to leap from level to level while avoiding weasels and coconuts. You can take advantage of wraparound points in this stage, but the weasel can use tunnels you cannot. You clear this stage by collecting all the carrots. After stage three, the game returns to stage one with more carrots.

Jack can leap two squares at a time by simply holding Jump while moving. This also allows Jack to climb to higher levels. He loses a life if he runs into weasels, bombs, snakes, cacti, or pits. Clearing a stage nets a 10,000-point bonus.

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

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Jack Rabbit Census

There are 14,898 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,529 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,153 machines (6,928 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 7 known instances of this machine owned by Jack Rabbit collectors who are active members. Of these, 2 of them are original dedicated machines. 5 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list. There is one active VAPS member looking for a Jack Rabbit circuit board set.

This game ranks a 2 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]



This game features speech synthesis through a TMS5220 chip.

Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 221; Color photo

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