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Name: Out Run|
Settings: Out Run Dipswitch Settings
Number of Simultaneous Players: 1
Sound: Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Photo contributed by: Morden
Out Run Description
Out Run was produced by Sega in 1986.
Sega released 534 different machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1936.
Other machines made by Sega during the time period Out Run was produced include Action Fighter, Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars, Alien Syndrome, Body Slam, Dump Matsumoto, Champion Pro Wrestling, Teddy Boy Blues, Space Harrier, Sega Ninja, and Repulse.
Out Run - KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.79 (19 votes)
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Cabinet InformationThere are four different style cabinets a car shaped sitdown which uses a hydraulics system to move the cabinet about during game play with a 25 monitor , a second big sitdown version, with no hydraulics and simpler car and simple left to right movement with a 20 monitor, a deluxe upright with custom plastics, and a mini upright.
Cabinet Style Weights and Measures
Cheats, Tricks, Bugs, and Easter EggsIf the Start button is pressed while approaching a checkpoint the following message will be displayed Program by Yu Suzuki 1986 Sep. That this easter egg will not work on all versions of the game, however.
ConversionThe game can be converted to Turbo Out Run with the relevant upgrade kit.
VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Out Run CensusThere are 9,562 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 7,837 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 127,106 machines (5,650 unique titles).
Very Common - There are 236 known instances of this machine owned by Out Run collectors who are active members. Of these, 208 of them are original dedicated machines, and 28 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.
This game ranks a 74 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.
This game ranks a 64 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often wanted, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.
TechnicalThe game uses dual 68000 CPUs. The sound CPU is a Yamaha YM2151.
TriviaThe three of the four soundtracks are called Magical Sound Shower, Passing Breeze and Splash Wave, all of which can be selected at the start of play. The final tune is called Last Wave and it is only played on the highscore board.
The game was converted to the Spectrum, Amstrad, Commodore, Atari ST and Amiga computers by US Gold now Eidos in 1987. These home computer versions were supplied with an extra cassette featuring the arcade music.
An Out Run Soundtrack CD was also released.
Out Run was the second Sega release to feature SuperScaler technology - the first was Space Harrier.
FixesSome versions of the game have a suicide battery present on the game board, while others were manufactured without. For more details, check out The Dead Battery Society at httpwww.arcadecollecting.comdeaddead.html
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