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Total Carnage Total Carnage - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Total Carnage - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Dual joystick shoot 'em up. Desert Storm theme. The player is attacked from all sides by the evil General Ahkboob's infantry, tanks and BioGenetic Mutants. Rescue reporters and civilians. Pick up 220 keys to gain access to the "Pleasure Dome" at the end of the game.

Total Carnage was produced by Midway Games in 1991.

Midway Games released 53 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1972. Midway Games was based in United States.

Other machines made by Midway Games during the time period Total Carnage was produced include: Atlantis, Golf Champ, Super High Impact, Double Cheese, Mortal Kombat, Judge Dredd, and Mortal Kombat II


Name Total Carnage
Developer Midway Games (United States)
Year 1991
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 10167
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Fighter
Conversion Class JAMMA
Dipswitch Settings

Total Carnage Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way - Move
  • Joystick: 8-way - Fire
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

The names of the two player characters are Captain Carnage and Major Mayhem.

Blast your way through the Baby Milk Factory and fight Orcus, the Mother of All Bosses. Collect keys to enter the Pleasure Domes. Many special weapons and secret areas.

Total Carnage KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 4.18 (2 votes)

Fun Factor: 4.10

Overall Like 4.00
Fun (Social) 4.50
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 4.00

Technical Rating: 4.25

Gameplay 4.50
Graphics 4.50
Originality 4.00
Sound/Music 4.00

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 Total Carnage Census

There are 14,826 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,504 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,880 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 70 known instances of this machine owned by Total Carnage collectors who are active members. Of these, 17 of them are original dedicated machines. 10 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 43 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 Total Carnage machine for sale.

Wanted - There are 4 active VAPS members currently looking for Total Carnage. There is one active VAPS member looking for a Total Carnage circuit board set.

This game ranks a 18 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 8 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

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