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Kaos Kaos - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Kaos - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


A vertical maze game where a man chases dollars and tries to catch them before they reach the bottom. If the dollars reach the bottom they turn into deadly dragons. If the man reaches the top, he turns into a dragon-slaying king.

Kaos was produced by Taiyo System in 1981.

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 Kaos was produced include: Intruder, Megatack, Tora Tora, Enigma II, Pot Of Gold, Chinese Hero, and Dynamic Ski


Name Kaos
Developer Taiyo System (United States)
Year 1981
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8276
Class Wide Release
Genre Labyrinth/Maze
Conversion Class unique
Dipswitch Settings

Kaos Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

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

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

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Kaos was written by Pacific Polytechnical Corporation in Santa Cruz, California.

In the default high score list: "PPC" is Pacific Polytechnical Corporation "K C" is Ken Clements who was the president of PPC "FFF" is Frank F. Frazier

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Kaos 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 11 known instances of this machine owned by Kaos collectors who are active members. Of these, 9 of them are original dedicated machines. 2 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 a Kaos machine for sale.

Wanted - There are 2 active VAPS members currently looking for Kaos.

This game ranks a 3 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. The Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 117; Color photo Price guide: No
  2. Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 117; Color photo

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