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Star Rider Star Rider - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Star Rider - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Jet cycle race on three-lane track with guardrail.

Star Rider was produced by Williams Electronics, Inc. (1967-1985) in 1983.

Williams Electronics, Inc. (1967-1985) released 215 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1959. Williams Electronics, Inc. (1967-1985) was based in United States.

Other machines made by Williams Electronics, Inc. (1967-1985) during the time period Star Rider was produced include: Bubbles, Thunderball, Varkon, Robotron: 2084, Joust, Blaster, MotoRace USA, Joust Pinball, Roller Aces, and Rat Race


Name Star Rider
Developer Williams Electronics, Inc. (1967-1985) (United States)
Year 1983
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9768
Class Wide Release
Genre Racing
Conversion Class unique
External Device LDP - Pioneer 8210
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 1
Game Play Single
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Star Rider KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.60 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 3.20

Overall Like 4.00
Fun (Social) 1.00
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 3.00

Technical Rating: 4.00

Gameplay 4.00
Graphics 5.00
Originality 5.00
Sound/Music 2.00

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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Sinistar, from the Williams game of the same name, makes a cameo appearance in one of the levels.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Star Rider Census

There are 14,909 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,532 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,197 machines (6,929 unique titles).

Common - There are 30 known instances of this machine owned by Star Rider collectors who are active members. Of these, 26 of them are original dedicated machines. 4 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

Wanted - There are 3 active VAPS members currently looking for Star Rider.

This game ranks a 9 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 3 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]



DISC CAV because of still frame capability and different playback speeds e.g. half throttle 12 speed of disk play. Computer generated HI RES background on DISC with five different scenes.


Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. The Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 163; Color photo Price guide: No
  2. Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 163; Color photo

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Star Rider Arcade FLYER Original 1983 Video Game Art Sheet Foldout Retro

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Auctions Recap

Year Count Median $ Average $
2017 1 345.00 345.00
2018 1 590.00 590.00
All Years 2 467.50 467.50


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