A very nice 100% original game, except for the hack. Privately owned in a home since early 1980's. Cabinet is very solid, does show some wear and tear from owners moving game from home to home. Glass bezel is a perfect 10, marquee is also perfect 10. Monitor recapped May 2012.
Hangly-Man is a hacked clone of the Pac-Man arcade game. It appeared sometime around 1981, at the height of the Pac-Man craze. Hangly is said to be an Engrish corruption of the word hungry. The word only appears in the phrase Bonus Hangly-Man at 10,000 points, which is displayed when a coin is deposited.
Hangly-Man was typically in a Pac-Man cabinet, implying that it was a regular Pac-Man game. When a coin was inserted, the Hangly-Man name would appear on the screen instead of Pac-Man, along with the company name Nittoh. A 1981 date appeared on the screen, but there was no copyright notice.
Hangly-Man used the original Japanese Pac-Man's ghost names:
:: Serial Number: 3696 ::
:: KLOV Game Details ::
:: Location: Las Vegas, NV ::