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Snake Pit Snake Pit - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Snake Pit - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

Player controls a whip-cracking, Indiana Jones-like adventurer called Outback Jack who searches through an ancient temple for treasures while fighting off snakes, scorpions and other attacking creatures.

Snake Pit was produced by Bally Sente in 1984.

Bally Sente released 23 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1984. Bally Sente was based in United States.

Other machines made by Bally Sente during the time period Snake Pit was produced include: Chicken Shift, Snacks 'n Jaxson, Goalie Ghost, Hat Trick, and Trivial Pursuit Young Player's Edition

Specs

Name Snake Pit
Developer Bally Sente (United States)
Year 1984
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9596
Class Wide Release
Genre Platform
Monitor
Conversion Class Bally Sente
Dipswitch Settings

Snake Pit Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Controls
  • Joystick: 4-way (up, down, left, right) - Whip
  • Trackball: Special - Outback Jack
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Side Art Snake Pit Side Art Image

Snake Pit KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 4.15 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 3.80

Overall Like 4.00
Fun (Social) 2.00
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 5.00

Technical Rating: 4.50

Gameplay 4.00
Graphics 4.00
Originality 5.00
Sound/Music 5.00

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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Trivia

Both the William Tell Overture AND Hall of the Mountain King are used as music in the game. Other classical music is used as well, such as Flight of the Valkyries

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Snake Pit Census

There are 14,838 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,506 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,922 machines (6,919 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 9 known instances of this machine owned by Snake Pit collectors who are active members. Of these, 5 of them are original dedicated machines. 3 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. One is a set of circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Snake Pit.

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]

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  1. 3D Model (External): Upright

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