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Psychic 5 Psychic 5 - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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Description

Excellent vertical maze type game. You can control five different characters, each with their own special powers. You need to change between them to complete each level. Features the ability to win a FREE game. If you hit the witch with the hammer you can fly through walls for a limited time.

Psychic 5 was produced by Jaleco in 1987.

Jaleco released 98 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1982. Jaleco was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Jaleco during the time period Psychic 5 was produced include: Argus, Momoko 120, Valtric, City Connection, Field Combat, Exerizer, Bases Loaded, Sky Fox, Ginga NinkyouDen, and Butasan

Psychic 5
Psychic 5

Specs

Name Psychic 5
Developer Jaleco (Japan)
Year 1987
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9140
Class Wide Release
Genre Platform
Monitor
Conversion Class JAMMA
Dipswitch Settings

Psychic 5 Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

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

Psychic 5 KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.74 (2 votes)

Fun Factor: 4.55

Overall Like 5.00
Fun (Social) 2.00
Fun (Solo) 4.50
Collector Desire 4.00

Technical Rating: 2.92

Gameplay 4.00
Graphics 2.50
Originality 3.00
Sound/Music 0.50

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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Cheats, Tricks, Bugs, and Easter Eggs

The secret bonus little doll with open arms is always located at the same place on each stage. After you have identified the correct "?" box where it appears, you must make sure that the thousands number on your score matches the number of secret bonuses you have already received, before hammering the box. For example, in the first stage it must be 0, in the second stage it must be 1 if you have already collected the secret bonus in stage 1, otherwise it must be 0, and so on.

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Psychic 5 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).

Very Common - There are 53 known instances of this machine owned by Psychic 5 collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine. One is a conversion in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 51 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 3 active VAPS members with a Psychic 5 circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list. There are 2 active VAPS members looking for Psychic 5 boards sets.

This game ranks a 15 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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Technical

PLEASE NOTE: The below is true only for the bootleg boards. The original boards by Jaleco are 100 JAMMA compatible.The board is JAMMA, but with the parts and solder side reversed! That is, Pin1 PinA and vice versa. So if you swap the Sync and Blue and the Red and Green, you can plug it in to a JAMMA cab, but it will use the second player controls, coin and start for Player 1.

Manuals

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