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Vanguard II Vanguard II - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Vanguard II - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

A sequel to the classic space shooter.

Vanguard II was produced by SNK in 1984.

SNK released 183 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. SNK was based in Japan.

Other machines made by SNK during the time period Vanguard II was produced include: Joyful Road, Marvin's Maze, Pair Play: Champion Baseball Part II, Tangram, Lasso, Mad Crasher, Jumping Cross, Gladiator 1984, Main Event, and HAL 21

Specs

Name Vanguard II
Developer SNK (Japan)
Year 1984
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 10294
Class Wide Release
Genre Space
Monitor
Conversion Class unique
Game Specific Vanguard II Pinout
Dipswitch Settings

Vanguard II Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

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

Game Introduction

Vanguard 2 defends the planet from an attacking alien space platform that is defended by enemy spacecraft. The Fire button handles air-to-air combat but it takes the Missile button to destroy the continually moving space platform below.

Vanguard II KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.98 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 4.20

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

Technical Rating: 3.75

Gameplay 4.00
Graphics 5.00
Originality 3.00
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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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Vanguard II Census

There are 14,848 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,512 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,983 machines (6,922 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 8 known instances of this machine owned by Vanguard II collectors who are active members. Of these, 8 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Vanguard II.

This game ranks a 2 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 2 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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