4 Player Bowling Alley [Upright model] [Model 730]

The Arcade Video Game PCB by Midway Mfg. Co.

4 Player Bowling Alley [Upright model] [Model 730] screenshot

Emulated in MAME !


[ARCADE] Arcade Video Game PCB

4 Player Bowling Alley © 1978 Midway.

An old black and white bowling game for up to 4 players.


4 Player Bowling Alley [Upright model] [Model 730] the  Arcade Video Game PCB
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Upright cabinet
Midway Model No. 730

Cabinet dimensions : 72.5inch high x 28.5inch deep x 38.5inch wide

Main CPU : Intel 8080 (@ 1.9968 Mhz)
Discrete circuitry

Screen orientation : Vertical
Video resolution : 224 x 280 pixels
Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz
Palette colors : 2

Players : 4
Control : trackball
Buttons : 2


4 Player Bowling Alley was released in April 1979.

Also released as a Cocktail Table model: "4 Player Bowling Alley [Cocktail Table model]".

One of Midway's myriad bowling games, this was the first that featured the popular 'Flash' variation with its timing-based scoring scheme. To support this, an external display was used to highlight the appropriate section of the score scheme.

Game's ROM.
Machine's picture.

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