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Safari Safari - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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A big-game hunter fights against dangerous animals in the jungle.

Safari was produced by Sega/Gremlin in 1977.

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 Safari was produced include: Fonz, Super Bowl, Cartoon Gun, Head On 2, Invinco!, and Fortress


Name Safari
Developer Sega/Gremlin (United States)
Year 1977
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9403
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 1
Game Play Single
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 4-way (up, down, left, right)
  • Joystick: Special - Fire
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Control Panel Safari Control Panel Image
Side Art Safari Side Art Image
PCB Safari PCB Image

Game Introduction

The game has two joysticks: one that moves the hunter up, down, left and right and another that makes him shoot with his rifle.

Game Play

There is a 90 second time limit in each round. The hunter must shoot the animals as they approach him to score points before they get him. There are four different animals who attack and each of them have different point values:

  • 100 points for snakes and lions
  • 200 points for wild boars
  • 300 points for vultures

If an animal gets the hunter he will have to go to the hut nearby to recover and time will be lost for it. In the following rounds, the animals will eventually move faster as the difficulty in each round increases.

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

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Safari Census

There are 14,958 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,547 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,359 machines (6,939 unique titles).

Very rare - There is one known instance of this machine owned by an active member Safari collector. It 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]



Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 55; Color photo

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