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Super Glob Super Glob - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Super Glob - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

Guide the insatiable Glob through corridors, up and down the elevators and through the side tunnels in his never-ending search for snacks. An assortment of crafty animals relentlessly pursue the Glob and fight him for control of the elevators. Kill them by sticking to the ceiling and dropping on them or just avoid them and munch a dozen different snacks to clear the 24 unique levels.

Super Glob was produced by Epos in 1983.

Epos released 3 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1983. Epos was based in United States.

Other machines made by Epos during the time period Super Glob was produced include: Glob The, and Boardwalk Casino

Specs

Name Super Glob
Developer Epos (United States)
Year 1983
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9900
Class Wide Release
Genre Labyrinth/Maze
Monitor
Conversion Class Namco Galaxian
Game Specific Super Glob Pinout
Dipswitch Settings

Super Glob Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player Ambidextrous
Controls
  • Joystick: 4-way (up, down, left, right)
  • Buttons: 2 - CeilingElevator
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
PCB Super Glob PCB Image

Game Introduction

The game is similar to Beastie Feastie. Both games were created by Cardinal Amusement Products.

Super Glob KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.03 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 2.80

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

Technical Rating: 3.25

Gameplay 5.00
Graphics 2.00
Originality 2.00
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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Cabinet Information

Because this game was only available as a conversion, it is almost always found in converted Pac-Man cabinets.

Conversion

This game is a conversion sub-board plus replacement ROMs for Pac-Man that is similar to the add-on module used by Ms. Pac-Man.

Miscellaneous

This game is nearly identical to the later release Beastie Feastie. Cardinal Amusement Products, who produced Beastie Feastie, was a division of EPOS Corporation.

This game was cloned as The Glob and Beastie Feastie.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Super Glob Census

There are 14,838 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,506 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,922 machines (6,919 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 8 known instances of this machine owned by Super Glob collectors who are active members. Of these, 8 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 3 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]

Technical

This game is a third-party, aftermarket upgrade kit for Pac-Man, consisting of a daughterboard and a few ROMs, which plug directly into an original Pac-Man PCB.

Manuals

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