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Van-Van Car Van-Van Car - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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The player car attempts to pop balloons with its front needle while attempting to dodge the red, blue, and green cars.

Van-Van Car was produced by Karateco in 1983.

Karateco released 9 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1980. Karateco was based in United States.

Other machines made by Karateco during the time period Van-Van Car was produced include: Hopper, Pac Pac, May Day, Taskete, and Gin Rummy

Van Van Car
Van Van Car


Name Van-Van Car
Developer Karateco (United States)
Year 1983
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 10291
Class Wide Release
Genre Platform
Conversion Class unique
Game Specific Van-Van Car Pinout
Dipswitch Settings

Van-Van Car Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

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

Van-Van Car KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Van-Van Car Census

There are 14,958 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,547 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,359 machines (6,939 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 9 known instances of this machine owned by Van-Van Car collectors who are active members. Of these, 9 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

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

This game ranks a 3 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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