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Jumping Jack Jumping Jack - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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Jump from one place to another. Avoid hitting obstacles. Gather bonus items for points.

Jumping Jack was produced by Universal in 1984.

Universal released 52 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1977. Universal was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Universal during the time period Jumping Jack was produced include: Eggs, Mr. Do! Vs. Unicorns, Mr. Do!'s Castle, Go Go Coaster, Mr. Do! (Yankee DO!), Adventure Mr. Do!, La Cible, Do! Run Run, Nova 2001, and Kick Rider


Name Jumping Jack
Developer Universal (Japan)
Year 1984
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8255
Class Wide Release
Genre Platform
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 4-way (up, down, left, right)
  • Buttons: 1 - Jump
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Jumping Jack KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.60 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 3.60

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

Technical Rating: 0.00

Gameplay -1.00
Graphics -1.00
Originality -1.00
Sound/Music -1.00

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 Jumping Jack Census

There are 14,908 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,530 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,161 machines (6,929 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 6 known instances of this machine owned by Jumping Jack collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine (not another machine converted with a kit). 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.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]



CPU: 2xZ80
SOUND: 4xSN76496

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