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Springer Springer - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Springer - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

You control Springer, a pink rabbit that hops from different cloud levels and a few moving clouds picking up bonus object such as carrots, apples, sunglasses and a toothbrush. Kick the evil dino eggs that will hatch into green dinos all under the watchful eye of a big red sun. Your ultimate objective is to reach the sun at the top of the screen with bonus time remaining and maximum bonus points.

Springer was produced by Orca in 1982.

Orca released 14 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1981. Orca was based in United States.

Other machines made by Orca during the time period Springer was produced include: Congorilla, Percussor, The, Bounty, Changes, Funky Bee, Looper, and Marine Boy

Specs

Name Springer
Developer Orca (United States)
Year 1982
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9737
Class Wide Release
Genre Platform
Monitor
Conversion Class unique
Game Specific Springer Pinout
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Controls
  • Joystick: 4-way (up, down, left, right)
  • Buttons: 1 - Kick
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Instructions Springer Instructions Image

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

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Springer Census

There are 14,755 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,475 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,460 machines (6,896 unique titles).

Scarce - There are 4 known instances of this machine owned by Springer collectors who are active members. Of these, One is a conversion in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 3 of them are only 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]

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Technical

The game is comprised of two boards. The top board measures 5.5 inches by 11.5 inches and it contains a custom CPU a Z80 derivative in a three by four inch silver metal case and a AY-3-8910. The bottom board is 9 inches by 11.5 inches and connects to the top via a 50 wire ribbon cable. The boards were manufactured by ORCA with the logo picture of Orca the killer whale - OVG-51D on the top board OVG-54D on the bottom. Each of the 2732 EPROMs have a silver window label containing the Orca name and a number from one to nine.

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