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Survival Survival - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Survival - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


A maze game where the player controls a large blue cell that zaps medicine into the veins. Each vein that is zapped will disappear from the maze.

Survival was produced by Rock-Ola Mfg. Corp. in 1982.

Rock-Ola Mfg. Corp. released 259 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1928. Rock-Ola Mfg. Corp. was based in United States.

Other machines made by Rock-Ola Mfg. Corp. during the time period Survival was produced include: Warp Warp, Jump Bug, Fantasy, 480 techna jukebox, 464, Demon, Eyes, Mermaid, Pioneer Balloon, and QB-3


Name Survival
Developer Rock-Ola Mfg. Corp. (United States)
Year 1982
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9982
Class Wide Release
Genre Labyrinth/Maze
Conversion Class unique
Game Specific Survival Pinout
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 4-way (up, down, left, right)
  • Buttons: 1 - Zap
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
PCB Survival PCB Image

Game Introduction

The game consists of eight mazes formed by rectangular veins and thin golden cell membranes. Each succeeding maze is more complex than the preceding maze.

The enemies consist of four differently colored viruses. The player must avoid or zap the viruses. The color of the first virus zapped determines the color of the reborn viruses. When all viruses are the same color, they can no longer be zapped.

When the last membrane is zapped, Aid Stations briefly appear in the four corners of the screen. The player must collect extra zaps by reaching the corner before the Aid Stations revert to veins. Each time a player reaches an Aid Station, a baby cell is awarded. When the player receives five baby cells, an extra large blue cell is awarded.

Game Play

The player must zap all veins in each maze before runing out of zaps or cell life. If the player fails, a cell will be lost. When all veins in a maze are zapped, a bonus is awarded and the player will advance to the next maze.

If the player successfully completes all eight mazes, the game will repeat with more viruses present.

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Survival Census

There are 14,954 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,548 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,348 machines (6,939 unique titles).

Scarce - There are 3 known instances of this machine owned by Survival collectors who are active members. Of these, 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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