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Ordyne Ordyne - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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A shoot-em-up with nice cartoon graphics and happy music.

Ordyne was produced by Namco in 1988.

Namco released 310 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1977. Namco was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Namco during the time period Ordyne was produced include: Youkai Douchuuki, Wonder Momo, Shadowland, Quester, Pac-Mania, Alice In Wonderland, Assault Plus, Baraduke 2, Beraboh Man, and Face Off



Name Ordyne
Developer Namco (Japan)
Year 1988
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8931
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class Namco System 2 - JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - Shoot|Bomb
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

A girl is stolen by evil doers and taken away in a big spacecraft. You must battle your way through eight levels to reach her.

Game Play

While blasting baddies, you can pick up crystals that can be used to buy special weapons, extra lives, etc.. These shops are at certain points on each level. There is also a bonus game where you can either win a load of crystals or points by shooting at a rotating target. The standard shoot-em-up rules apply. Advance through a scrolling level and then meet up with a big boss, indicated by a change in music from happy to evil. One hit will kill you, but you can either win or buy extra lives.

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

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Cheats, Tricks, Bugs, and Easter Eggs

After defeating one of the two fire turtle bosses, they will shrink into a baby turtle. "Rescue" (grab) it for bonus points.



This game is unique because it is reputedly the first to make good use of sprite scaling and massive sprite rotation, something it does in a very impressive way.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Ordyne 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).

Uncommon - There are 13 known instances of this machine owned by Ordyne collectors who are active members. Of these, 13 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]



Two M68000s, one 6809 and various custom processors run the game code. A YM2151 plus a YM3012 are used for sound.


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