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Space Fury - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


The player pilots a spaceship on a color vector display and battles against waves of alien ships led by a one-eyed creature that taunts the player before each round. The player can dock between rounds to receive extra firepower.

Space Fury was produced by Sega/Gremlin in 1981.

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 Space Fury was produced include: Digger, Monaco GP, Deep Scan, Fortress, Head On 2, Astro Blaster, Eliminator, Frogger, Pulsar, and Space Odyssey


Name Space Fury
Developer Sega/Gremlin (United States)
Year 1981
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9658
Class Wide Release
Genre Space
  • Orientation: Horizontal
  • Type: Vector
  • Color: Color
  • 19-inch Electrohome G08

Conversion Class Sega G80 System Vector
Game Specific Space Fury Pinout
Dipswitch Settings

Space Fury Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Buttons: Rotational (left, right)
  • Buttons: 2 - ThrustFire
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
  • Cocktail
Bezel Space Fury Bezel Image
PCB Space Fury PCB Image

Game Introduction

During each round, you must destroy all alien ships and everytime you successfully complete this task, there is an intermission where the one-eyed alien creature will taunt you and vow to strike back.

Game Play

During the attract mode and in between rounds, the player is taunted by the one-eyed alien using digitized speech. During the attract mode: "Is there no warrior mightier than I?" and "Does anyone dare challenge my imperial fleet?". During the game: "So, a creature for my amusement. Prepare for battle!", "So, you defeated my scouts. My cruisers will destroy you.", "You are starting to annoy me, creature. My destroyers will annihilate you.", "You survived! Warriors! Dispose of this annoyance at once."

Space Fury KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 4.10 (8 votes)

Fun Factor: 4.01

Overall Like 4.13
Fun (Social) 3.00
Fun (Solo) 4.25
Collector Desire 4.00

Technical Rating: 4.19

Gameplay 4.13
Graphics 4.25
Originality 4.25
Sound/Music 4.13

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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The alien appears again in Zektor.

Cabinet Information

The game's marquee has a picture of the one-eyed alien creature who appears in the game. The control panel has a green hand in the center.


This game is part of the Sega Converta-game system and shares hardware with other Sega/Gremlin vector games.


The monitor is prone to catch on fire!

Add an additional fan or two to blow on the heatsink as the original is not adequate. The monitor is a very high-stressed GO-5 and it runs very HOT. If you own one keep a fire extinguisher close by, preferably a CO2 one.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Space Fury Census

There are 14,898 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,529 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,153 machines (6,928 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 70 known instances of this machine owned by Space Fury collectors who are active members. Of these, 60 of them are original dedicated machines. 4 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 6 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 5 active VAPS members with a Space Fury machines for sale.

Wanted - There are 9 active VAPS members currently looking for Space Fury.

This game ranks a 18 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 12 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]



As with all of Sega's vector games, the Electrohome color vector monitor used for this game has a notorious tendency to catch fire. It is unknown what to do to prevent this.


Additional References (logged in members often see more)

  1. 3D Model (External): Upright

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