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Pyros Pyros - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Pyros - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

You move through the various stages battling zombie-like creatures collecting money and eventually rescuing the princess. Shop between stages to purchase health, time, and more powerful weapons. At the end of the game you fight a dragon.

Pyros was produced by Toaplan in 1987.

Toaplan released 31 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1986. Toaplan was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Toaplan during the time period Pyros was produced include: Mahjong Sisters, Twin Cobra, Truxton, Tatsujin, Hell Fire, and Same! Same! Same!

Specs

Name Pyros
Developer Toaplan (Japan)
Year 1987
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9181
Class Wide Release
Genre Platform
Monitor
Conversion Class JAMMA
Dipswitch Settings

Pyros Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

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

Game Introduction

Horizontally scrolling game with good graphics and sound. Difficult in places, but not impossible. Shopping between stages helps break things up.

Pyros KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.40 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 3.80

Overall Like 5.00
Fun (Social) 3.00
Fun (Solo) 5.00
Collector Desire 1.00

Technical Rating: 3.00

Gameplay 4.00
Graphics 3.00
Originality 2.00
Sound/Music 3.00

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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Miscellaneous

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Pyros Census

There are 14,949 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,546 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,354 machines (6,938 unique titles).

Common - There are 22 known instances of this machine owned by Pyros collectors who are active members. Of these, 2 of them are original dedicated machines. 5 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 15 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There is one active VAPS member with a Pyros machine for sale.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

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.

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

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