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Pulsar Pulsar - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Pulsar - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

Guide a tank through the changing maze and transport the treasure keys to their color matched locks. Shoot the enemy for extra fuel and avoid the constantly moving force field.

Pulsar was produced by Sega/Gremlin in 1981.

Sega/Gremlin released 21 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1976. Sega/Gremlin was based in United States.

Other machines made by Sega/Gremlin during the time period Pulsar was produced include: Digger, Monaco GP, Deep Scan, Fortress, Head On 2, Astro Blaster, Eliminator, Frogger, Space Fury, and Space Odyssey

Specs

Name Pulsar
Developer Sega/Gremlin (United States)
Year 1981
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9150
Class Wide Release
Genre Labyrinth/Maze
Monitor
Conversion Class unique
Game Specific Pulsar Pinout
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Controls
  • Buttons: 1 - Shoot
  • Joystick: 4-way (up, down, left, right)
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Control Panel Pulsar Control Panel Image
Side Art Pulsar Side Art Image

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Pulsar KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 5.00 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 5.00

Overall Like 5.00
Fun (Social) 5.00
Fun (Solo) 5.00
Collector Desire 5.00

Technical Rating: 5.00

Gameplay 5.00
Graphics 5.00
Originality 5.00
Sound/Music 5.00

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 Pulsar Census

There are 14,898 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,529 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,153 machines (6,928 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 15 known instances of this machine owned by Pulsar collectors who are active members. Of these, 10 of them are original dedicated machines. 5 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 2 active VAPS members with a Pulsar machines for sale.

Wanted - There are 5 active VAPS members currently looking for Pulsar.

This game ranks a 5 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 7 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]

Flyers

Manuals

eBay Listings

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Pulsar Gremlin Sega Video Arcade Flyer / Brochure / Ad

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11-8 1/4” Pulsar Sega Gremlin arcade video game FLYER AD

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Vintage 1981 Pulsar Owners Manual Gremlin Sega Arcade Game Manual

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Pulsar Arcade Machine Flyer Original Magazine Pull Out Ad

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Pulsar Arcade Machine Flyer Original Magazine Pull Out Ad

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Gremlin/Sega PULSAR Arcade Video Game Manual- good used original

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