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Choose one of three different planes to save New York. A vertical shooter with weapon power-ups.

Kuhga - Operation Code 'Vapor Trail' was produced by Data East in 1989.

Data East released 174 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1979. Data East was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Data East during the time period Kuhga - Operation Code 'Vapor Trail' was produced include: Birdie Try, Bloody Wolf, Bad Dudes Vs. Dragon Ninja, Battle Rangers, Chelnov: Atomic Runner, Trio The Punch - Never Forget Me..., Fighting Fantasy, Act-Fancer: Cybernetick Hyper Weapon, Hippodrome, and Playboy

Kuhga / Operation Code: Vapor Trail
Kuhga / Operation Code: Vapor Trail


Name Kuhga - Operation Code 'Vapor Trail'
Developer Data East (Japan)
Year 1989
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8359
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Fighter
Conversion Class Data East Classic
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - FireSpecial
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

A great shooter in all respects because of the driving rock soundtrack, multiple scroll speeds and good use of parallax scrolling. There is also a genuine feeling of being challenged but never overwhelmed.

Game Play

The game scrolls at various speeds forwards and even backwards while fighting the end-of-level bosses. Shooting certain enemies releases power-ups and bonuses. There are different main weapon systems such as rapid-firing guns, lasers, bombs etc. that give the game a limited strategy. Certain levels and sections are easier complete with particular weapons.

Kuhga - Operation Code 'Vapor Trail' KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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Japanese version of Vapor Trail - Hyper Offence Formation.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Kuhga - Operation Code 'Vapor Trail' 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 165,187 machines (6,929 unique titles).

Rare - There are 2 known instances of this machine owned by Kuhga - Operation Code 'Vapor Trail' collectors who are active members. Of these, 2 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.

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CPU: 68000
SOUND: 2xOKI6295 and YM-2151 and YM-2203

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