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Road Runner Road Runner - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Road Runner - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

A shooting game that takes place in a desert where players try to shoot roadrunners, buzzards and other animals. It is the same game as Midway's Desert Gun with only slightly different back glass and cabinet graphics.

Road Runner was produced by Midway Manufacturing Co. in 1977.

Midway Manufacturing Co. released 133 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1959. Midway Manufacturing Co. was based in United States.

Other machines made by Midway Manufacturing Co. during the time period Road Runner was produced include: Tornado Baseball, Datsun 280 Zzzap dup, Sea Wolf, 280 ZZZAP, Amazing Maze, Guided Missile, Desert Gun, Boot Hill, Checkmate, and Double Play

Specs

Name Road Runner
Developer Midway Manufacturing Co. (United States)
Year 1977
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9339
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Monitor
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Controls
  • Gun: Positional with trigger
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Bezel Road Runner Bezel Image
Side Art Road Runner Side Art Image
PCB Road Runner PCB Image

Road Runner KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.93 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 3.60

Overall Like 3.00
Fun (Social) 4.00
Fun (Solo) 3.00
Collector Desire 5.00

Technical Rating: 4.25

Gameplay 4.00
Graphics 4.00
Originality 5.00
Sound/Music 4.00

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 Road Runner 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 Runner collectors who are active members. Of these, 7 of them are original dedicated machines. One is a set of circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There is one active VAPS member with an extra Road Runner circuit board for sale.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Road Runner.

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.

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.

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

Flyers

Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. The Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 53; Color photo Price guide: No
  2. Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 53; Color photo

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eBay Listings

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TOP WATCHED LISTINGS FOR: Road Runner

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Road Runner Arcade Marquee/Sign (Dedicated 23.5" x 5.25")

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$19.95

Road Runner Arcade Marquee/Sign (26" x 8")

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$14.95

Road Runner Arcade Marquee 23.5" x 5.5"

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$18.95

Road Runner Marquee Game/Rec Room LED Display light box

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$125.00

Road Runner Atari Arcade Marquee Header/Backlit Sign

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$15.75

Road Runner by Bally Video Arcade Flyer / Brochure / Ad - Hard to Find /

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$29.95

road runner arcade marquee #126

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$33.75

ROAD RUNNER Schematic photocopy

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$25.00

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