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Surf Planet Surf Planet - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Surf Planet - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


A first-person 3-D snowboarding game from Gaelco.

Surf Planet was produced by Gaelco in 1997.

Gaelco released 25 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1990. Gaelco was based in Spain.

Other machines made by Gaelco during the time period Surf Planet was produced include: Speed Up, Biomechanical Toy, World Rally 2, Touch And Go, Thunder Hoop III, Snow Board Championship, Bang!, Radikal Bikers, Football Power, and Rolling Extreme


Name Surf Planet
Developer Gaelco (Spain)
Year 1997
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9980
Class Wide Release
Genre Sports
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 1
Game Play Single
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Control Panel Surf Planet Control Panel Image
Side Art Surf Planet Side Art Image

Surf Planet KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 2.92 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 1.25

Overall Like 1.00
Fun (Social) 1.00
Fun (Solo) 2.00
Collector Desire 0.00

Technical Rating: 4.25

Gameplay 4.00
Graphics 4.00
Originality 4.00
Sound/Music 5.00

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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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Surf Planet Census

There are 14,908 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,530 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,187 machines (6,929 unique titles).

Common - There are 49 known instances of this machine owned by Surf Planet collectors who are active members. Of these, 7 of them are original dedicated machines. 8 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 34 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 3 active VAPS members with a Surf Planet machines for sale. There are 6 active VAPS members with a Surf Planet circuit boards for sale.

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

This game ranks a 13 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]



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  1. 3D Model (External): Upright (39 Inch Screen)
  2. 3D Model (External): Upright (Dynamo Cabinet)

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Surf Planet Arcade Marquee 26" x 8"

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Untested Surf Planet Arcade Game PCB board

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Surf Planet Arcade Filter Board PCB. PN A-22317. New Old Stock.

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Surf Planet With used Jamma WORKING ARCADE GAME PCB BOARD CShd-1

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Surf Planet Arcade game 2 way Flight Stick. Removed from working game.

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SURF PLANET ATARI GAELCO vintage arcade game manual

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Auctions Recap

Year Count Median $ Average $
2018 1 295.00 295.00
All Years 1 295.00 295.00


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