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Polaris Polaris - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Polaris - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

Navigate your sub to avoid bombs, depth charges, enemy subs and airplanes. Half of the screen has an underwater view where you can maneuver your sub.

Polaris was produced by Taito in 1980.

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 Polaris was produced include: ZunZun Block, Straight Flush, Lunar Rescue, Galaxy Wars, Galaxy Rescue, Balloon Bomber, Crazy Balloon, Indian Battle, Lupin III, and Moon Lander

Specs

Name Polaris
Developer Taito (Japan)
Year 1980
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9062
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Monitor
Conversion Class unique
Game Specific Polaris Pinout
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Controls
  • Joystick: 4-way (up, down, left, right)
  • Buttons: 1 - Fire
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
  • Cabaret/Mini
  • Cocktail

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

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Polaris 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).

Common - There are 32 known instances of this machine owned by Polaris collectors who are active members. Of these, 21 of them are original dedicated machines. 11 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 Polaris.

This game ranks a 6 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 2 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

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Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. The Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 94; Color photo Price guide: No
  2. Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 94; Color photo

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