DETAILS: I first starting
inquiring about buying this game from a
collector friend in Las Vegas many years
ago, and he wasn't interested in selling at
any price. But as the years passed, he
needed to downsize his collection a bit and
when he was finally ready to sell this game,
I was ready to take ownership on it.
This game is apparently home use only.
I say 'apparently' because there is no proof
for that claim, but it's condition both
inside and out is amazingly clean.
RESTORATION: There was nothing that needed to be done to this game.
ELECTRICAL REPAIRS/UPGRADES: Replaced
the power cord, the power filter
capacitor and replaced as had
the capacitors on the Regulator/Audio II
Amplifone 25" color vector monitor
deflection and high voltage boards had
already been upgraded and their
capacitors had already been replaced as
well. Also installed Clay Cowgill's Star Wars & The Empire
Strikes Back Multigame kit. Some
screenshots are below.
EMPIRE STRIKES BACK
MECHANICAL RESTORATION: There was nothing that needed to be done to this game.
The previous owner had already replaced the
rubber stops & yoke controller thumb trigger
springs and switches, and rebuilt and lubed
the interior of the controller as well.
The coin mechs
had already been serviced as well.
#SD01685. This game has matching
serial numbers on the cabinet, monitor
chassis, monitor crt, the game board set,
the board set cage, the R/A pcb and the power
FAST FACT: Hidden In-game Messages:
On odd-numbered levels, when approaching the
Death Star and right after hitting the
exhaust port, the message 'MAY THE FORCE BE
WITH YOU' is visible on the surface of the
Death Star. On even-numbered levels,
the programmer's names appear on the Death