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Circus (サーカス)

Released in 1977

Developer: Exidy
Manufacturer: Exidy
Distributor: Exidy

**   (2 total votes)

Game Summary

Bounce clowns off springboard to pop balloons.

Additional Hardware Info (from Mame)

M6502 cpu
DAC audio

Hardware Platform

Exidy Universal Game Board V1

Mame ROMs

circus, Circus

Game Details

In this one- or two-player game, a man walks off a platform, and you must catch him on a springboard and send him up to the top of the screen to pop a row of balloons. Your play continues as long as you can keep him up in the air.

This game features the an early use of a color overlay in an arcade game.  A color overlay is used on the monitor for the balloons only.

Circus control panel
control panel

Circus cabinet photo
cabinet photo
Circus title screen
title screen
Circus gameplay screen shot
gameplay screen
Circus promotional flyer
promotional flyer

"Maybe" Images

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Circus Flyer: Front Member Ratings / Comments

***  by kk. Comment: "Decent game, used to play it when I was really young in the local bowling alley. Brings back memories, but ultimately doesn't hold up." 2005-04-07 09:31:28Z

*    by perrynotte. Comment: "For it's time, Circus was just a great game. I was lucky enough to buy one on ebay. Though it's not perfect, it's still fun to play. My kid love it also, even though it is one dimemtional and they play the most high tech PS2 and X Box games." 2005-04-04 22:44:12Z

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This game page was created 8/3/1998 12:00:00 AM and last updated 12/13/2021 6:51:18 AM