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Jungler Jungler - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Jungler - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


The player controls a snake-like ship moving around a number of mazes chasing three similar computer controlled ships. Being hit by bullets reduces the length of the ships. Ships are destroyed either when their length is reduced to zero or when they collide with a longer ship.

Jungler was produced by Konami in 1981.

Konami released 434 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. Konami was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Konami during the time period Jungler was produced include: Space War (Leijac), Space King, Block Game, 600, Amidar, Scramble, Super Cobra, and Tactician


Name Jungler
Developer Konami (Japan)
Year 1981
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8259
Class Wide Release
Genre Labyrinth/Maze
Conversion Class Konami Classic
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player Ambidextrous
  • Joystick: 4-way (up, down, left, right)
  • Buttons: 1 - Fire
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
PCB Jungler PCB Image

Game Play

Points are only awarded for shooting the oppossing players and collecting the occasional fruit bonuses. Fruit bonuses also increase the overall length of your ship. Collisions between ships do not award any point score.

The computer controlled ships appear to have no chase or avoidance algorithms. They move around the maze making random turns. Each maze features a number of dead ends that will capture the computer controlled ships and the player has only a limited amount of time to destroy them before they self destruct (depriving you of the point bonuses for shooting them).

The ships accellerate as their overall length decreases. It is often necessary to use the features of the mazes to take short-cuts to catch a faster opponent, especially as they effectively accelerate away from you as you shoot them.

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

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Jungler 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).

Uncommon - There are 16 known instances of this machine owned by Jungler collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine (not another machine converted with a kit). 15 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There is one active VAPS member with an extra Jungler circuit board for sale.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Jungler.

This game ranks a 7 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 2 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

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


Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 113; Color photo

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Konami Jungler Arcade PCB. 1981 Vintage Non Working. Rare

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