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Road Blaster Road Blaster - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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Description

An animated laserdisc game where you play a sports car-driving avenger who is chasing after the gang of bikers that killed his wife.

Road Blaster was produced by Nihon Bussan/AV Japan in 1985.

Nihon Bussan/AV Japan released 60 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. Nihon Bussan/AV Japan was based in United States.

Other machines made by Nihon Bussan/AV Japan during the time period Road Blaster was produced include: Karate Master, Karate Dou, Cobra Command, Karate Champ - Player Vs Player, Haro Gate Ball, Ring King, Performan, Metal Clash, Last Mission, and Kyoukou Toppa

Specs

Name Road Blaster
Developer Nihon Bussan/AV Japan (United States)
Year 1985
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9331
Class Wide Release
Genre Adventure
Monitor
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

Gameplay is very similar to Data East's Cobra Command except for the fact that it substitutes cars instead of helicopters.

Road Blaster KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 2.58 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 2.50

Overall Like 2.00
Fun (Social) -1.00
Fun (Solo) 2.00
Collector Desire 5.00

Technical Rating: 2.67

Gameplay 2.00
Graphics 4.00
Originality 3.00
Sound/Music -1.00

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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Conversion

It was produced only as a conversion kit by Data East for Begas Battle game cabinets. The kits were never released to arcades by Data East.

Miscellaneous

The game is also known as Road Avenger.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Road Blaster Census

There are 14,906 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,530 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,155 machines (6,929 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 8 known instances of this machine owned by Road Blaster collectors who are active members. Of these, 3 of them are original dedicated machines. 2 of them are conversions 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 - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

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.

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

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