Pipe Dream

A 28-year-old Arcade Video Game by Video System

Pipe Dream screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

Information for the following ROM(s): pipedrm pipedrmj pipedrmu pipedrmt


Pipe Dream © 1990 Video System.


Main CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 6 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 3.5795 Mhz)
Sound Chips : Yamaha YM2610 (@ 8 Mhz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 2


Pipe Dream was released in October 1990 in Japan.

This arcade game is a port from an original computer game released by LucasArts in 1989 on the Atari ST (known as "Pipe Mania" in Europe).


Sound composer : Naoki Itamura
Sound FX : K. Okuda


[JP] Nintendo Game Boy (jul.3, 1990) "Pipe Dream [Model DMG-PDA]"
[US] Nintendo Game Boy (sept.1990) "Pipe Dream [Model DMG-PD-USA]"
[US] Nintendo NES (sept.1990) "Pipe Dream [Model NES-4P]"
Nintendo NES [AU] (1991)
[JP] Nintendo Super Famicom (aug.7, 1992) "Pipe Dream [Model SHVC-PP]"
[EU] Sony PlayStation (mar.30, 2001) "Pipemania 3D [Model SLES-03400]"
[US] Sony PlayStation (oct.23, 2001) "Pipe Dreams 3D [Model SLUS-01409]"
[JP] Sony PlayStation (june.13, 2002) "Pipe Dreams 3D [World Greatest Hits] [Model SLPM-87045]"
[JP] Sony PlayStation [PSOne Classics] (mar.28, 2012) "Pipe Dreams 3D [World Greatest HIts]"

NOTE: The Sony PlayStion port is a 3D version.

Commodore Amiga [US] (1989)
[EU] Commodore Amiga (1989) "Pipe Mania"
[US] Commodore C64 [EU] (1989) "Pipe Mania"
PC [MS-DOS] [US] (1989)
Sam Coupe [EU] (1990) by Enigma
[EU] Amstrad CPC (1990) "Pipe Mania"
[JP] NEC PC 8801 (1991)
NEC PC 9801 [JP]
PC [MS Windows 3.x] [US] (1991) "Microsoft Entertainment Pack 2" : re-released in 1994 as part of "The Best of Microsoft Entertainment Pack")
[JP] Sharp X68000 (nov.13, 1992)
Apple Macintosh [US] (oct.2001)

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