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Coin-Op : Arcade : Galaxian (1979, Bally Midway)

General Information

Overview

Galaxian, released in 1979 was the first game to use a true color monitor and one of Bally Midway’s earlier hits. The game is a vertical shooter that begins relatively easy but after the first couple of levels gets very difficult. The game was followed by a number of sequels, including Galaga, Galplus, Galaga ’88 and Galaxian 3.

Coin-Op Details

Galaxian’s cabinet features very colorful artwork depicting the alien attack. Unfortunately artwork on many of games has a good bit of wear.

Weights and Measurements:

Type Height Width Depth Weight   Notes
Upright: 68.5" 25" 31.5" 204 lbs.   19 inch

Disclaimer: These are approximate weights and measurements taken from actual games or the manufacturer's literature. Occasionally games vary.

Web Reference Links:

Type Name/Description Courtesy
Manual: PDF Manual BasementArcade.com
Pinout: Pinout Spies.com

Technical Information

Knowledge Base Articles:

Article Author
Galaxian Pinout spies.com

MAME Virtual Machines:

Year ROM Set Description Manufacturer
1979 galmidw Galaxian (Midway) [Namco] (Midway license)
1979 galmidwo Galaxian (Midway, old rev) [Namco] (Midway license)
1979 galaxian Galaxian (Namco set 1) Namco
1979 galaxiaj Galaxian (Namco set 2) Namco

NOTE: These are MAME "Virtual Machines." These virtual machines are ROM-specific but contain address space information (memory maps) that may be useful when debugging hardware. There may be descrepancies between MAME's definition of the hardware, and actual hardware. Information is provided for reference only. THERE ARE NO ROMS ANYWHERE ON THIS WEB SITE.


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