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Tank Battalion Tank Battalion - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Tank Battalion - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

A maze game where the player controls a tank and battles enemy tanks that pursue and attack.

Tank Battalion was produced by Namco in 1981.

Namco released 310 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1977. Namco was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Namco during the time period Tank Battalion was produced include: Pac-Man, Navarone, SOS, Puck Man, Galaxian, Galaga, King And Balloon, New Rally-X, Warp & Warp, and Batting Chance

Tank Battalion
Tank Battalion

Specs

Name Tank Battalion
Developer Namco (Japan)
Year 1981
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 10026
Class Wide Release
Genre Labyrinth/Maze
Monitor
Conversion Class Namco Galaxian
Game Specific Tank Battalion Pinout
Dipswitch Settings

Tank Battalion Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

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

Tank Battalion KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 4.80 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 4.60

Overall Like 5.00
Fun (Social) 5.00
Fun (Solo) 5.00
Collector Desire 3.00

Technical Rating: 5.00

Gameplay 5.00
Graphics 5.00
Originality 5.00
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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Images

Miscellaneous

The game was licensed to Game Plan for US manufacture and distribution.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Tank Battalion Census

There are 14,911 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,532 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,200 machines (6,928 unique titles).

Common - There are 21 known instances of this machine owned by Tank Battalion collectors who are active members. Of these, 10 of them are original dedicated machines. 11 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 a Tank Battalion machine for sale.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Tank Battalion.

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.

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]

Flyers

Technical

This is the only Namco game to use a 6502 processor.

Legacy

  1. Tank Battalion
  2. Tank Force

Manuals

Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. The Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 141; Color photo Price guide: No
  2. Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 43; Color photo
  3. Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 141; Color photo

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Tank Battalion Video Game Flyer Original 1981 Retro 8.5" x 11"

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