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Time Pilot '84 - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


The player pilots his ship flies over alien cityscapes, shooting down various ground and air enemies using bullets and missiles. Defeat the bosses with guided missiles at the end of each level.

Time Pilot '84 was produced by Konami in 1984.

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 Time Pilot '84 was produced include: Venus, Track & Field, Roc'n Rope, Mega Zone, Juno First, Antarctic Adventure, Badlands, Circus Charlie, Comic Bakery, and Hyper Olympic '84


Name Time Pilot '84
Developer Konami (Japan)
Year 1984
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 10120
Class Wide Release
Genre Space
Conversion Class Konami Classic
Game Specific Time Pilot '84 Pinout
Dipswitch Settings

Time Pilot '84 Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - FireMissile
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

Continuing where Time Pilot left off, Time Pilot '84 is set only over futurstic fantastic alien cityscapes. Each level features unique ships, including metallic vehicles that cannot be shot by bullets but must be shot with a guided missile after acquiring lock-on. Each level ends with the same boss, a large saucer that shoots guided missiles. This boss appears after destroying a certain unknown number of enemies.

Game Play

As in Time Pilot, pushing the joystick in a direction makes player's ship rotate to face that direction and travel that way. Guided missiles can be shot continuously they are unlimited in number.

Time Pilot '84 KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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Cheats, Tricks, Bugs, and Easter Eggs

There are several hidden targets to shoot and hidden static ground targets will appear when locked-on. The biplane and formations of the player's ship from Time Pilot occasionally appear. Shoot any formation of like ships for bonus points. Destroying the biplane from Time Pilot which occasionally appears will earn you an extra life.

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Time Pilot '84 Census

There are 14,836 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 164,889 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 111 known instances of this machine owned by Time Pilot '84 collectors who are active members. Of these, 11 of them are original dedicated machines. 19 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 81 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 2 active VAPS members with a Time Pilot '84 machines for sale. There are 4 active VAPS members with a Time Pilot '84 circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - There are 6 active VAPS members currently looking for Time Pilot '84.

This game ranks a 38 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 10 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]



The game uses two 6809 microprocessors and one Z80 microprocessor and three SN76489A PSGs for sound.


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