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Rug Rats Rug Rats - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Rug Rats - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


You control a vaccum cleaner that attempts to clean the entire floor while avoiding the monsters.

Rug Rats was produced by Nichibutsu in 1983.

Nichibutsu released 93 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1979. Nichibutsu was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Nichibutsu during the time period Rug Rats was produced include: Constella, Wiping, Space Fighter X, Radical Radial, Star Attack, Nichibutsu Hustler, Skelagon, Dacholer, SF-X, and Jangou


Name Rug Rats
Developer Nichibutsu (Japan)
Year 1983
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9375
Class Wide Release
Genre Skill
Conversion Class unique
Game Specific Rug Rats Pinout
Dipswitch Settings

Rug Rats Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 4-way (up, down, left, right)
  • Buttons: 1 - Fire
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Rug Rats KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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COPY OF: Wiping

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Rug Rats Census

There are 14,945 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,544 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,331 machines (6,938 unique titles).

Scarce - There are 3 known instances of this machine owned by Rug Rats collectors who are active members. Of these, 2 of them are original dedicated machines. One is a set of 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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