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Mini-Vaders Mini-Vaders - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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Defend yourself from attacking aliens.

Mini-Vaders was produced by Taito in 1992.

Taito released 486 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1967. Taito was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Taito during the time period Mini-Vaders was produced include: Power Wheels, D3bos - Infinity, D3bos, Star Trax, Quiz Quest - Hime To Yuusha No Monogatari, Arabian Magic, Dead Connection, Dino Rex, Euro Champ '92, and Galactic Storm


Name Mini-Vaders
Developer Taito (Japan)
Year 1992
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8706
Class Prototype
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 1
Game Play Single
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 2-way (left, right)
  • Buttons: 1 - Fire
Sound No Audio
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
PCB Mini-Vaders PCB Image

Game Introduction

This is a Space Invaders promotional PCB. The first wave is one alien. All suceeding waves have more aliens and in different configurations. Your base is only allowed a one shot at a time and you get only one life.

Mini-Vaders KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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Even though this is a coin-op PCB, it was intended to be a JAMMA test board only.
COPY OF: Space Invaders

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Mini-Vaders Census

There are 14,845 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,508 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,944 machines (6,921 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 8 known instances of this machine owned by Mini-Vaders collectors who are active members. Of these, 2 of them are original dedicated machines. 6 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.

This game ranks a 4 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

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


There are only 26 ICs on this board. It is Z-80 based containing only one EPROM. Released in Japan only. There is no date on the board so the age of this PCB is unknown but believed to be in the early 1990's. No sound of any kind is used.

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