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Spiders Spiders - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Spiders - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Move your missile base back and forth and shoot at a growing spider web and attacking spiders. Every few rounds a woman's face will appear and she will wink at you.

Spiders was produced by Sigma Ent. Inc. in 1981.

Sigma Ent. Inc. released 4 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1980. Sigma Ent. Inc. was based in United States.

Other machines made by Sigma Ent. Inc. during the time period Spiders was produced include: Golden Invaders, Battle Cruiser M-12, and Wanted


Name Spiders
Developer Sigma Ent. Inc. (United States)
Year 1981
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9718
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class unique
Game Specific Spiders Pinout
Dipswitch Settings

Spiders Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
  • Cabaret/Mini
Control Panel Spiders Control Panel Image
Side Art Spiders Side Art Image

Spiders KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.56 (3 votes)

Fun Factor: 3.87

Overall Like 4.00
Fun (Social) 4.00
Fun (Solo) 4.33
Collector Desire 3.00

Technical Rating: 3.25

Gameplay 3.67
Graphics 3.33
Originality 3.00
Sound/Music 3.00

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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Cabinet Information

The side-art for this cabinet shows a spider in a web.


This game was licensed to Venture Line. It uses a lot of high-pitched beeps for the music.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Spiders Census

There are 14,829 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,504 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,883 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Common - There are 30 known instances of this machine owned by Spiders collectors who are active members. Of these, 19 of them are original dedicated machines. 2 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 9 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 2 active VAPS members with a Spiders machines for sale. There is one active VAPS member with an extra Spiders circuit board for sale.

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

This game ranks a 5 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]



Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 104; Color photo

Additional References (logged in members often see more)

  1. 3D Model (External): Upright

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