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Pioneer Balloon Pioneer Balloon - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Pioneer Balloon - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

Guide a balloon across a variety of frontiers dropping bombs on your enemies. Dodge arrows shot from a covered wagon, boomerangs thrown by natives, coconuts hurled by gorillas, geyser sprays, cannonballs and deadly birds. Finally, navigate the balloon over mountains and make a precise landing at Fort Freedom.

Pioneer Balloon was produced by Rock-Ola Mfg. Corp. in 1982.

Rock-Ola Mfg. Corp. released 259 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1928. Rock-Ola Mfg. Corp. was based in United States.

Other machines made by Rock-Ola Mfg. Corp. during the time period Pioneer Balloon was produced include: Warp Warp, Jump Bug, Fantasy, 480 techna jukebox, 464, Demon, Eyes, Mermaid, QB-3, and Survival

Specs

Name Pioneer Balloon
Developer Rock-Ola Mfg. Corp. (United States)
Year 1982
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9023
Class Wide Release
Genre Platform
Monitor
Conversion Class unique
Game Specific Pioneer Balloon Pinout
Dipswitch Settings

Pioneer Balloon Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Controls
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 1 - Drop Bomb
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

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

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Pioneer Balloon 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 165,348 machines (6,939 unique titles).

Scarce - There are 4 known instances of this machine owned by Pioneer Balloon collectors who are active members. Of these, One is a conversion in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 3 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Pioneer Balloon. There is one active VAPS member looking for a Pioneer Balloon circuit board set.

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

This game ranks a 3 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

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

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