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Tri-Sports Tri-Sports - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Tri-Sports - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Pick from three different games: Bowling, Mini-Golf, and Pool. Roll the trackball to control the ball in each game.

Tri-Sports was produced by Bally Midway in 1989.

Bally Midway released 96 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1980. Bally Midway was based in United States.

Other machines made by Bally Midway during the time period Tri-Sports was produced include: 2nd Chance Draw Poker, Escape From the Lost World, Blackwater 100, Blasted, Truck Stop, Arch Rivals, Pigskin 621 A.D., Trog, World Cup Soccer, and Cirqus Voltaire


Name Tri-Sports
Developer Bally Midway (United States)
Year 1989
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 10188
Class Wide Release
Genre Sports
Conversion Class Midway Mono Board
Dipswitch Settings

Tri-Sports Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 4
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player Ambidextrous
  • Trackball: Optical
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Bezel Tri-Sports Bezel Image
Control Panel Tri-Sports Control Panel Image
Side Art Tri-Sports Side Art Image

Game Play

Pool Shark offers either straight pool, rotation or nine ball. Power Strike lets players choose either regulation, flash or triple strike bowling. Mini-Golf Deluxe adds a few new twists to the usual Mini-Golf type game.

Tri-Sports KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.50 (4 votes)

Fun Factor: 3.45

Overall Like 4.67
Fun (Social) 3.75
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 2.75

Technical Rating: 3.50

Gameplay 4.00
Graphics 3.75
Originality 3.25
Sound/Music 3.00

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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The Mini-Golf Deluxe game in Tri-Sports is actually the sequel to Mini-Golf by Bally Sente.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Tri-Sports Census

There are 14,842 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,508 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,933 machines (6,921 unique titles).

Common - There are 26 known instances of this machine owned by Tri-Sports collectors who are active members. Of these, 8 of them are original dedicated machines. 7 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 11 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 Tri-Sports machines for sale. There are 2 active VAPS members with a Tri-Sports circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

This game ranks a 11 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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Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. The Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 214; Color photo Price guide: No
  2. Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 214; Color photo

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Midway TRI-SPORTS Arcade Video Game Manual - good used original

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Bally Midway Tri-Sports Arcade Marquee Original

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FLYERS BALLY TRI-SPORTS Arcade Video Game advertisement original see pic

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Lot Of 2 Tri Sports W/ I/o NOT WORKING arcade game board PCB CL

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Tri-Sports Sticker Set Incomplete Cabinet Arcade Authentic OEM NOS

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Bally Midway Tri-Sports Machine Arcade Game Bezel Backglass

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Flyer MIDWAY/TRI-SPORTS Arcade Video Game advertisement original see pic

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Auction Results

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Auctions Recap

Year Count Median $ Average $
2015 1 230.00 230.00
2017 1 57.50 57.50
All Years 2 143.75 143.75


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