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Tactician Tactician - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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Your spaceship moves around in the bottom part of the screen and you shoot up at enemies. In the beginning of each stage you are given 30 seconds to build up barricades.

Tactician was produced by Konami in 1981.

Konami released 434 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. Konami was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Konami during the time period Tactician was produced include: Space War (Leijac), Space King, Block Game, 600, Amidar, Jungler, Scramble, and Super Cobra

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Name Tactician
Developer Konami (Japan)
Year 1981
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 10008
Class Wide Release
Genre Space
Conversion Class Konami Classic
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - Fire|Barricade
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

Unlike Space Invaders, your enemies do not move in a pattern and they do not move together. They move around all over the playfield, shooting and dropping bombs at you.

Tactician KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Tactician Census

There are 14,850 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,512 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,983 machines (6,922 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 8 known instances of this machine owned by Tactician collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine (not another machine converted with a kit). 7 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 4 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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