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Robotron 2084 (ロボトロン2084)

Released in 1982

Member Rating
***** (5 total votes)

Manufacturer: Williams
Distributor: Williams
Developer: Williams

Mame ROM Info
robotron, Robotron (Solid Blue label)
robotryo, Robotron (Yellow/Orange label)

Display
Raster
Orientation
Horizontal
Resolution
?Unknown? x ?Unknown?
Colors
?Unknown? / Color
Genre
Shooting
Attributes
2D
Controls
2 Joysticks
'Robotron 2084' marquee
game marquee

Game Summary

Kill robots and save last human family

Hardware Info

M6809 cpu @ 1 Mhz
M6808 cpu
DAC audio

Hardware Platform: Unknown

Game Details

Blast thousands of robots - Eugene Jarvis designed classic - fast - frenzied - the best game ever?

An updated version of this game was published for the Nintendo 64 (Robotron 64) and PlayStation (Robotron X) by Williams.

  • Published for Atari 5200, 7800, 400/800/XL/XE (USA) by Atari.
  • Published for Commodore 64 (USA) by Atarisoft.
  • Published for Sega Genesis, Saturn, SNES, PC, PlayStation (USA) by Williams/Midway in Arcade's Greatest Hits/Williams Greatest Hits.
  • Published for Game.Com by Tiger in Arcade Classics.

Coinop.org Member Ratings / Comments

***** by robotron. Comment: "The finest video game ever made! A player is considered to be 'good' when he can get over 1,000,000 points on difficulty level 10. I have achived this twice now. Check out my website for more infomation on Robotron and other Williams games: www.robotron-2084.co.uk" 2000-08-12 16:15:31Z

***** by boscofan. Comment: "No Comment." 2002-05-06 14:08:26Z

***** by droidsattack. Comment: "I suck at this game, but it always gets my adrenaline pumping. Like all Williams games of this era it is innovative in every respect. A true classic." 2003-08-21 17:46:44Z

***** by bbutler99. Comment: "I started on vids when I was under 10. Pong was my first home game. I played everything and mastered one... Robotron. I could play forever, and when I was done, I would give the rest of my game away. Also, my adreniline got so pumped up that after 10 minutes I would be sweating. After an hour I would be drenched. I could never get enough of it. The controls enabled me to play forever. Something I can not do with the home video games of today. I would like to buy the controller shown on here just to play the game, but I'm thinking the only way to go is buy the whole game. Just gotta find it. If anyone's used this controller for this, please tell. I would prolly break it in a minute. Cheers." 2003-11-27 20:50:03Z

***** by crappie. Comment: "oh, oh, OHHHH I totally agree on the sweat factor of this game! I LOVED IT! I was also a Robotron junkie and eventually mastered the game much to the amazement of most folks. Now THAT was a hard thing to do! This game was action, action, action and it was non-stop... the BEST shooter game EVER! I wish I could go back and challenge the world record for time duration and top score of this game... IIRC there was no built in glitch that terminated the game after X number of levels. I think some guy somewhere once played this game for 60 straight hours until he literally passed out. Damn, I thought I was an addict :P" 2005-04-13 04:06:56Z

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'Robotron 2084' cabinet photo
cabinet photo
'Robotron 2084' title screen
title screen
'Robotron 2084' gameplay screen shot
gameplay screen
'Robotron 2084' control panel
control panel
'Robotron 2084' promotional flyer
promotional flyer

"Maybe" Images

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Close-up of Robotron control panel. Robotron upright. Alternate cabinet photo of Robotron

Knowlede Base

Robotron 2084 Tips, Tricks, and Cheats
Submitted by Tad Perry, Allen Perry Robotron Name Trick : Fire up while moving right and press Player 1 button, Fire down while moving up and press Player 2 button, Move down while firing up. Trick must be done during game play. The designer's names will appear and stay on the screen until the right joystick is released from the up position. Your game is over(!) once you've done this trick. Get points and extra men : This will get you lots of points and extra men but at a VERY slow pace.
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C:\Virtual\Web\kk\coinop_kb\Test_Equipment\Univid 1000\univid_harness.txt
From: jeff hendrix <jhendrix@quark.com> To: "'vectorlist@mcfeeley.cc.utexas.edu'" Subject: RE: Univid 1000 Date: Mon, 1 Mar 1999 11:44:51 -0700 Here is a list of the harnesses and what boards they go to, I also might have a few harnesses for trade. UNIVID 1000 harness numbers Atari 101 Arabian 102 Centipede 103 Cloak & Dagger 104 Crystal Castle 105 Dig Dug 106 Food-Fight 107 I-Robot 108 Kangaroo 109 Liberator 110 Millipede 111 Pole Position 111 Pole Position II 112 Xevious Ce
File: C:\Virtual\Web\kk\coinop_kb\Test_Equipment\Univid 1000\univid_harness.txt 2735 K - Updated 2005.09.18
C:\Virtual\Web\kk\coinop_kb\Pinouts\Cloak_and_Dagger.txt
Cloak & Dagger Atari Inc., 1983 ------------------------------- There are two Cloak & Dagger conversion kits. One is for converting from Defender, and the other is for converting from Joust, Robotron 2084, or Stargate. There are two boards to the Cloak & Dagger boardset, Master and Slave PCB, plus an Interconnect PCB, an Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) PCB, and a Sound Board. A040733-01 EMI Shield and Dual PCB Assembly -- includes: A039431-01 Cloak & Dagger Interconnect P
File: C:\Virtual\Web\kk\coinop_kb\Pinouts\Cloak_and_Dagger.txt 8636 K - Updated 2003.01.06
C:\Virtual\Web\kk\coinop_kb\GameTech\cloak&da.ger.txt
Cloak & Dagger Pinouts Atari Inc., 1983 There are two Cloak & Dagger conversion kits. One is for converting from Defender, and the other is for converting from Joust, Robotron 2084, or Stargate. There are two boards to the Cloak & Dagger boardset, Master and Slave PCB, plus an Interconnect PCB, an Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) PCB, and a Sound Board. A040733-01 EMI Shield and Dual PCB Assembly -- includes: A039431-01 Cloak & Dagger Interconnect PCB A039938-21 Cloak & Dagg
File: C:\Virtual\Web\kk\coinop_kb\GameTech\cloak&da.ger.txt 12261 K - Updated 1996.04.03
C:\Virtual\Web\kk\coinop_kb\GameTech\CloakAndDagger.txt
Cloak & Dagger Pinouts Atari Inc., 1983 There are two Cloak & Dagger conversion kits. One is for converting from Defender, and the other is for converting from Joust, Robotron 2084, or Stargate. There are two boards to the Cloak & Dagger boardset, Master and Slave PCB, plus an Interconnect PCB, an Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) PCB, and a Sound Board. A040733-01 EMI Shield and Dual PCB Assembly -- includes: A039431-01 Cloak & Dagger Interconnect PCB A039938-21 Cloak & Dagg
File: C:\Virtual\Web\kk\coinop_kb\GameTech\CloakAndDagger.txt 10821 K - Updated 1995.04.22
C:\Virtual\Web\kk\coinop_kb\GameTech\Board Pinouts\CloakAndDagger.txt
Cloak & Dagger Pinouts Atari Inc., 1983 There are two Cloak & Dagger conversion kits. One is for converting from Defender, and the other is for converting from Joust, Robotron 2084, or Stargate. There are two boards to the Cloak & Dagger boardset, Master and Slave PCB, plus an Interconnect PCB, an Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) PCB, and a Sound Board. A040733-01 EMI Shield and Dual PCB Assembly -- includes: A039431-01 Cloak & Dagger Interconnect PCB A039938-21 Cloak & Dagg
File: C:\Virtual\Web\kk\coinop_kb\GameTech\Board Pinouts\CloakAndDagger.txt 10821 K - Updated 1995.04.22
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Yet Another List
O-Taito is the Old Taito pinout on wiretap. N-Taito is the New-Taito pinout (Like Elevator Action). Quote by R. Schieve: "Taito.pin will match most for power, ground, monitor, and speaker connections but inputs are usually quite different." DECO/Data East is the Data East pinout. See Ring King.pin or KarateChamp.pin.I AtariV is Black Widow and Gravitar and Space Duel Konami if the Konami pinout. See Konami\Rush'n'Attack.pin. BZone is Battle Zone and Red Baron Tehkan games seem to follow th
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C:\Virtual\Web\kk\coinop_kb\GameTech\Grav_to_BlkWidow.txt
----------------------------------------------------------------- | SWITCHABLE CONVERSION BETWEEN GRAVITAR AND BLACK WIDOW | ----------------------------------------------------------------- COPYRIGHT 1993 REVISION NUMBER: 1.1 (first public release) REVISION DATE: 17 March 1994 CREATED BY: Doug Jefferys STANDARD DISCLAIMER: -------------------- The author hereby grants permission to reproduce and distribute this document for personal use, subject to the condition that the document (along
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