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Guide Mikie around the school, classroom, and locker room to collect hearts which make up a letter from his girlfriend. Head-butt teachers and throw basketballs at them. Very nice soundtrack, but insanely difficult.

Mikie, High School Graffiti was produced by Konami in 1984.

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 Mikie, High School Graffiti was produced include: Venus, Track & Field, Roc'n Rope, Mega Zone, Juno First, Antarctic Adventure, Badlands, Circus Charlie, Comic Bakery, and Hyper Olympic '84

Mikie, High School Graffiti
Mikie, High School Graffiti


Name Mikie, High School Graffiti
Developer Konami (Japan)
Year 1984
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8696
Class Wide Release
Genre Labyrinth/Maze
Conversion Class Konami Classic
Game Specific Mikie, High School Graffiti Pinout
Dipswitch Settings

Mikie, High School Graffiti Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 4-way (up, down, left, right)
  • Buttons: 2 - Open DoorHeadbutt/Attack
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
PCB Mikie, High School Graffiti PCB Image

Game Play

Guide Mikie around the school classrooms and hallways collecting hearts, while being chased by various staff. Once you collect all hearts you can leave the classroom and enter the rest of the school building, where you can move down the corridor avoiding the janitor to enter additional rooms. The second room is the locker room, where you must break the lockers to get the hearts, while being pursued by a janitor, a cook, and a teacher. Room three is the restaurant where you are pursued by two cooks and a teacher. Room four sees Mikie in the Dance Studio, where he must avoid dancing girls who stun him, as well as the dance instructor and his classroom teacher. The final stage has Mikie avoiding football players in the garden outside of his school, attempting to reach his girlfriend.

After each completed Step level the enemies speed up, and some even gain new abilities. On any setting but easy, this is an extremely challenging game. The graphics are pretty good and the music a knock-out plays a re-mix of 'Hard Days Night'.

Mikie, High School Graffiti KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.04 (4 votes)

Fun Factor: 2.95

Overall Like 4.00
Fun (Social) 2.00
Fun (Solo) 3.25
Collector Desire 3.00

Technical Rating: 3.83

Gameplay 4.00
Graphics 3.67
Originality 4.33
Sound/Music 2.33

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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Cheats, Tricks, Bugs, and Easter Eggs

Collect all hearts while they are flashing to get a PERFECT bonus. Look out for the hidden girl in the corridor closets for bonus points as well.

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The High School Graffitti version of this game has a different attack method for Mikie. Instead of a headbutt, he attacks with a shorterrange but faster yell. His attack also has no effect on the classroom teacher in this version. This ROM set is far more difficult to play than the othersPThe Japanese version has different scenery and enemies.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Mikie, High School Graffiti Census

There are 14,850 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,512 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,983 machines (6,922 unique titles).

Common - There are 49 known instances of this machine owned by Mikie, High School Graffiti collectors who are active members. Of these, 3 of them are original dedicated machines. 8 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 38 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 2 active VAPS members with a Mikie, High School Graffiti circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - There are 5 active VAPS members currently looking for Mikie, High School Graffiti.

This game ranks a 15 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

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

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The boardset is a twolevel Konami style, similar to ITime PilotI or ITrack FieldI, except that the upper board is full sized.


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  1. The Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 182; Color photo Price guide: No
  2. Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 182; Color photo

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