Lost In Translation/Time Pilot '84 - Further Into Unknown World

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Time Pilot '84
Further Into Unknown World
Time Pilot '84 marquee.
No screen shot.
Time Pilot '84 control panel.
Manufacturer Konami
Released 1984
8-way Joystick
2 Button(s)
Main CPU (2x) M6809 (@ 1.500 MHz)
Z80 (@ 3.580 MHz)
Sound CPU Mono
(3x) SN76489A (@ 1.790 MHz)
(3x) RC Filter
Raster (Vertical)
256 x 224 pixels
60.00 Hz
256 Palette colours
Screens 1
ROM Info 17 ROMs
99,584 bytes (97.25 KiB)
MAME ID tp84 · tp84a · tp84b

About The Game

Time Pilot '84 - Further Into Unknown World is a multi-directional arcade video game shoot-em-up.

Additional Technical Information

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 2 (GUN, MISSILES)


Released in June 1984.

A Time Pilot '84 unit appears in the 1986 movie 'Maximum Overdrive'.

Tips and tricks

  • On the first level, head directly to the right. After a couple of screens, you'll see an unusual 'V' formation of silver ships that resemble craft in "Time Pilot", heading up or down. This easy-to-kill formation gives you 8,000 points, a good start to the game.
  • The biplane from the original "Time Pilot" also makes a cameo appearance in TP84. To find it, fly right to the water and harbour area. Then turn vertically up the screen. When the biplane appears (over water), hit it with a missile, and you are rewarded with a free player!


1. Time Pilot (1982)

2. Time Pilot '84 - Further Into Unknown World (1984)

Cabinet and Artwork


Commodore C64 (1985, "Space Pilot II")

Soundtrack Releases

Album Name Catalogue No. Released Publisher Comments
Konami Special Music Golden Treasure Chest 220A-7721~3[1] 1989-12-21 King Records Inc. 3 CD version.
Arcade Ambiance 1986 N/A[2] 2004-08-27 Andy Hofle Digital download only.


The contents of this page are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
The sources used include MAME (version 0.113u2) and history.dat (revision 1.28 - 2008-10-18).
Please see http://www.arcade-history.com for credits.