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A martial artist armed only with his fists and feet attacks opponents with powerful limbs and/or weapons. Successful attacks deplete your opponents' life bars enabling your character to progress onwards in the martial arts tournament.

Yie Ar Kung-Fu was produced by Konami in 1985.

Konami released 434 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. Konami was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Konami during the time period Yie Ar Kung-Fu was produced include: Bubble System, Time Pilot '84, Super Basketball, Sky Jaguar, Shinnyuushain Tooru-kun, Finalizer - Super Transformation, Galactic Warriors, Gradius, Green Beret, and Jail Break


Name Yie Ar Kung-Fu
Developer Konami (Japan)
Year 1985
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 10513
Class Wide Release
Genre Fighting
Conversion Class Konami Classic
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 1
Game Play Single
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - PunchKick
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

The game has two different levels of martial arts contests. Each has number of different stages where your character must face a different opponent.

The first level is Hot Fighting History and is set inside of a cave. The level has five stages and the order of opponents is Buchu, Star, Nuncha, Pole and Feedle.

The second level is Master Hand History and is set outside of a palace. The level has six stages and the opponents are respectively Chain, Club, Fan, Sword, Tonfon and Blues.

Game Play

Both hand-to-hand and projectile attacks are employed by opponents and different martial arts styles are represented.

Combinations of buttons and joystick movements enable different types of attacks in jumping, crouching and standing positions.

Your character, Oolong, is the only player character.

Yie Ar Kung-Fu KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.50 (7 votes)

Fun Factor: 4.09

Overall Like 4.33
Fun (Social) 3.17
Fun (Solo) 4.17
Collector Desire 3.83

Technical Rating: 3.33

Gameplay 3.71
Graphics 3.83
Originality 3.67
Sound/Music 2.83

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 Yie Ar Kung-Fu Census

There are 14,839 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 164,922 machines (6,919 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 134 known instances of this machine owned by Yie Ar Kung-Fu collectors who are active members. Of these, 11 of them are original dedicated machines. 19 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 103 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 Yie Ar Kung-Fu machines for sale. There are 7 active VAPS members with a Yie Ar Kung-Fu circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Yie Ar Kung-Fu.

This game ranks a 50 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.

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