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About Carnival arcade game for hire

Manufactured by GREMLIN in 1980

The goal of the game is to shoot at targets while conserving a limited ammunition supply for as long as possible. The controls for the standard upright version of Carnival consist of buttons for firing and left/right movement. The cocktail version replaces the directional buttons with a two-way joystick.

Three rows of targets scroll across the screen in alternating directions; these include rabbits, ducks, owls, and extra-bullet targets, with higher rows awarding more points. If a duck reaches the bottom row without being shot, it will come to life and begin flying down toward the player. Any ducks that reach the bottom of the screen in this manner will eat some of the player's bullets. A large pop-up target above the top row can either award or subtract bullets or points when hit. A spinning wheel with eight pipes also sits above the top row; the point value of the pipes decreases for every shot that does not hit one of them. In addition, a bonus counter increases by the value of every target shot in the three rows, and can be collected by shooting the letters of the word "BONUS" in order as they cycle through the rows. The bonus stops increasing as soon as any letter is shot.

Here's an example of what Carnival looks like

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Cabinet image shown may not be the same as the one you would hire

We make every effort to own games in their most known original format, GREMLIN made different versions depending on where in the world it was produced.

In this case, the picture of the Carnival machine shown is one of many variants of the cabinet, the game delivered may look different but will have the correct game. We have used a stock photo to keep the visual theme of our website consistent.

What does 'van spaces' mean?

For any hire upto 10-12 games we use our own transport, there are size and weight restrictions of how much we can legally put on to bring to you. Games like Pac-Man, Space Invaders, Donkey Kong and many others from that era we discovered are all roughly the same size so we call them a 'standard size' game - we can put 12 of these standard sized games on one of the vans we use. We have some bigger games like SEGA Rally Championship Two Player which each half takes up the space of 2 standard sized games and with two halves to play together it takes 4 in total so we calculate how many standard sized machines a game like that takes up - that's what van spaces are.

When you ask us for a quote, we will always quote based on standard sized games, if you'd like specific larger games, please mention this in your enquiry.

Standard Upright
1 Player, 1 Button
Physical Size
Width: 65cm
Depth: 85cm
Height: 154cm
These sizes are approximate
Van Spaces: 1 what's this?
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