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You maneuver your train around the maze track trying to pick up all of the people and avoid a collision with other trains. You actually reroute the track when you switch lanes. The button is used to speed you up.

Side Trak was produced by Exidy in 1979.

Exidy released 57 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1974. Exidy was based in United States.

Other machines made by Exidy during the time period Side Trak was produced include: Football, Score, Attack (Exidy), Car Polo, Circus, Kreepy Krawlers, Fire One!, Star Fire II, Rip Cord, and Crash


Name Side Trak
Developer Exidy (United States)
Year 1979
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9541
Class Wide Release
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Buttons: 1 - Accelerate
  • Joystick: 4-way (up, down, left, right)
Sound Unamplified Mono (requires one-channel amp)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Control Panel Side Trak Control Panel Image
PCB Side Trak PCB Image

Side Trak KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 2.86 (2 votes)

Fun Factor: 3.60

Overall Like 4.00
Fun (Social) 2.00
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 4.00

Technical Rating: 2.13

Gameplay 3.00
Graphics 2.00
Originality 2.00
Sound/Music 1.50

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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Cabinet Information

The side art shows a red train with yellow trim rushing out of a tunnel head straight at you. The monitor glass has a nice train and a mean train faceing you about to take off on a twisted looping maze of traks. The control panel is painted black with yellow lettering.


Very similar to Exidy's Crash.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Side Trak Census

There are 14,817 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,502 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,868 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Scarce - There are 5 known instances of this machine owned by Side Trak collectors who are active members. Of these, 3 of them are original dedicated machines. 2 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Side Trak.

This game ranks a 2 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]



There is a real bell inside the game that rings when you change tracks.


Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. The Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 71; Color photo Price guide: No
  2. Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 71; Color photo

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