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Tumblepop Tumblepop - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Tumblepop - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Platform game using backpack to suck up enemies. Once enemies have been sucked up they can be used as ammunition. Game set in different countries with five stages per country. Irritating music.

Tumblepop was produced by Data East in 1991.

Data East released 174 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1979. Data East was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Data East during the time period Tumblepop was produced include: Back To The Future, Phantom of the Opera, Crude Buster, Simpsons, Al Unser Jr.'s Turbo Racing, Batman, Desert Assault, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Captain America And The Avengers, and Caveman Ninja

Tumble Pop
Tumble Pop


Name Tumblepop
Developer Data East (Japan)
Year 1991
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 10214
Class Wide Release
Genre Platform
Conversion Class JAMMA
Dipswitch Settings

Tumblepop Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - FireJump
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
PCB Tumblepop PCB Image

Tumblepop KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 4.55 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 4.60

Overall Like 5.00
Fun (Social) 5.00
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 4.00

Technical Rating: 4.50

Gameplay 4.00
Graphics 5.00
Originality 4.00
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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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Tumblepop 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 83 known instances of this machine owned by Tumblepop collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine. 3 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 79 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 7 active VAPS members with a Tumblepop circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - There are 2 active VAPS members currently looking for Tumblepop. There is one active VAPS member looking for a Tumblepop circuit board set.

This game ranks a 30 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 5 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]



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2016 1 172.50 172.50
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