Pipe Dream

The Arcade PCB by Video System Co., Ltd.

Pipe Dream screenshot

Emulated in MAME !



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



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

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


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

Game's ROMs.
Game's screenshots.

Page last modified on September 19, 2016