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The third sequel of the well-known series. During the first round, Wonder Boy is walking through a world collecting food to get energy at the end, a Boss is waiting. After a few worlds have been completed, Wonder Boy is mostly flying around and shooting different enemies.

Wonder Boy III - Monster Lair was produced by Sega in 1989.

Sega released 594 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1936. Sega was based in United States.

Other machines made by Sega during the time period Wonder Boy III - Monster Lair was produced include: Excite League, Ufo Senshi Yohko Chan, Tetris (Sega), Scramble Spirits, Power Drift, A.B. Cop, Alex Kidd In The Enchanted Castle, Crack Down, Dynamite Dux, and ESWAT Cyber Police

Wonder Boy III: Monster Lair
Wonder Boy III: Monster Lair


Name Wonder Boy III - Monster Lair
Developer Sega (United States)
Year 1989
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 10466
Class Wide Release
Genre Adventure
Conversion Class Sega System 16
Game Specific Wonder Boy III - Monster Lair Pinout
Dipswitch Settings

Wonder Boy III - Monster Lair Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 4-way (up, down, left, right)
  • Buttons: 2 - JumpShoot
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Wonder Boy III - Monster Lair KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Wonder Boy III - Monster Lair 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 164,944 machines (6,921 unique titles).

Common - There are 50 known instances of this machine owned by Wonder Boy III - Monster Lair collectors who are active members. Of these, One is a conversion in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 49 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 3 active VAPS members with a Wonder Boy III - Monster Lair circuit boards for sale.

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

This game ranks a 15 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

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