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Penguin-Kun Wars Penguin-Kun Wars - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Penguin-Kun Wars - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


A timed game where a penguin rolls spheres across a table attempting to hit its opponent for points. The character with the fewest spheres on its side of the table at the end of the match is the winner.

Penguin-Kun Wars was produced by UPL in 1985.

UPL released 34 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1976. UPL was based in United States.

Other machines made by UPL during the time period Penguin-Kun Wars was produced include: Mouser, Dorodon, Carnival, Space Fire Bird, Super Moon Cresta, Raiders 5, Mutant Night, Arc Area, Ark Area, and JT 104


Name Penguin-Kun Wars
Developer UPL (United States)
Year 1985
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8990
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class unique
Game Specific Penguin-Kun Wars Pinout
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Penguin-Kun Wars KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 2.58 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 3.00

Overall Like 4.00
Fun (Social) -1.00
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 1.00

Technical Rating: 2.25

Gameplay 4.00
Graphics 2.00
Originality 1.00
Sound/Music 2.00

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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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Penguin-Kun Wars Census

There are 14,954 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,548 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,359 machines (6,938 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 10 known instances of this machine owned by Penguin-Kun Wars collectors who are active members. Of these, 10 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 3 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]


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