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Strato Fighter Strato Fighter - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Strato Fighter - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

A horizontal, scrolling shoot-em-up. One or two players try and avoid or shoot the enemy space ships on the screen so they can get to the end of the level.

Strato Fighter was produced by Tecmo in 1991.

Tecmo released 64 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1985. Tecmo was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Tecmo during the time period Strato Fighter was produced include: Ninja Gaiden Episode II: The Dark Sword Of Chaos, Tecmo Knight, Tecmo Bowl (PlayChoice), Wild Fang, World Cup '90, Super Pinball Action, Mahjong Tottemo, Ninja Gaiden Episode III: The Ancient Ship Of Doom, X the Ball, and World Cup 92

Specs

Name Strato Fighter
Developer Tecmo (Japan)
Year 1991
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9798
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Monitor
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
Controls
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - Fire|Reverse Ship
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Control Panel Strato Fighter Control Panel Image

Strato Fighter KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 4.10 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 4.20

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

Technical Rating: 4.00

Gameplay 4.00
Graphics 4.00
Originality 4.00
Sound/Music 4.00

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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Miscellaneous

Another version of this game (probably the original Japanese) was called Twin Kaiser.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Strato Fighter Census

There are 14,958 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,547 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,359 machines (6,939 unique titles).

Common - There are 21 known instances of this machine owned by Strato Fighter 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. 20 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There is one active VAPS member with an extra Strato Fighter circuit board for sale.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list. There are 2 active VAPS members looking for Strato Fighter boards sets.

This game ranks a 6 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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Year Count Median $ Average $
2018 1 177.00 177.00
All Years 1 177.00 177.00

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