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Monte Carlo Monte Carlo - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Monte Carlo - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Viewed from above, the player drives a race car through the twisting curves and straightaways of a moving track. The player can select between eight different tracks. Higher numbered tracks have more turns and narrow sections.

Monte Carlo was produced by Atari in 1980.

Atari released 137 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1972. Atari was based in United States.

Other machines made by Atari during the time period Monte Carlo was produced include: Atari Soccer, Hercules, Superman, Atari Baseball, Asteroids, Red Baron, Missile Command, Centipede, Asteroids Deluxe, and Battlezone


Name Monte Carlo
Developer Atari (United States)
Year 1980
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8742
Class Wide Release
Genre Racing
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 1
Game Play Single
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Steering: X/Y-directional yoke
  • Shifter: 4-position (1/2/3/4)
  • Pedals: 1
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Side Art Monte Carlo Side Art Image

Monte Carlo KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 1.89 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 1.80

Overall Like 2.00
Fun (Social) 3.00
Fun (Solo) 1.00
Collector Desire 1.00

Technical Rating: 2.00

Gameplay 3.00
Graphics 2.00
Originality 1.00
Sound/Music 0.00

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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Cabinet Information

The front coin door area is orange and the sides have two race cars on them.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Monte Carlo Census

There are 14,909 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,532 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,197 machines (6,929 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 16 known instances of this machine owned by Monte Carlo collectors who are active members. Of these, 13 of them are original dedicated machines. 3 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 Monte Carlo circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

This game ranks a 5 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]



Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. The Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 88; Color photo Price guide: No
  2. Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 88; Color photo

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