Donkey Kong Free Play and High Score Save Kit

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Product information "Donkey Kong Free Play and High Score Save Kit"


  • Easy install - No soldering, board modifications or special wiring. Plug in and go!
  • Save your scores forever -  We use a serial eprom, not failure prone NVRAM or batteries
  • High Score Save - Saves the Top 5 scores and initials!
  • Initial Entry - Able to enter 3 or 12 characters (Selectable in onscreen menu)
  • Logo - Able to switch to manufacturer logo or HighScoreSaves logo on attract screen
  • Extended scoring - Now saves scores over 1,000,000 points!
  • Has separate score tables - Different high score saving for each mode (Standard/Practice/Pauline)
  • Attract Sounds - Hear what you've been missing! Set at 25%, 50% or 100% of the attract screen rotation!
  • Freeplay - No more coins or opening up the coin door!
  • Coin Up - Still supports coins if wanted
  • Attract Mode - Minimize your screen burn. No more "static" screens!
  • Change DIP settings - Menu driven. No more pulling out your game to get inside to change dip switches!
  • Rom Saver - You can remove original program roms if desired to save power!
  • Support - Can be used in an Upright or Cocktail cabinet!
  • Game Menu - Now playing with easy to select game menu!
  • Choose ROM revision (US/Japan)


  • Practice Mode (starting at Level 4 Girder, Elevator, Rivet and Pie Factory stages)
  • Slow Down on Practice Mode by Pressing a Start button (slows the level down to half speed) - useful on the Elevator level for example. This is only available in practice mode 
  • Wild Barrel Hack - All barrels thrown are Type 2!
  • Color Barrel Hack - Learn how to control the barrels
  • No Kill screen Hack - Live on man, live on!

attentionYou CANNOT "stack" the DK Remix kit with this HSS/Free Play kit.

frequently-asked-questions-3-What is the difference between this kit and the Braze kit?

Well, the answer is not much! This is a "crossover" kit that we did and Braze also did. Both kits are similar.

However, any of our online kits or even all of our exclusive kits, then, that's another story! Please check out all the features on any of our save kits and compare them for yourselves.

Supporting current development is ALWAYS appreciated and will keep more and more NEW and EXCLUSIVE kits coming out for years to come. Support the current guy!

In short, our kits have more bells and whistles. Please check out the Features when you make your decision. All our menu systems are screen based, no need for a service and/or test switch. The Braze kits requires this.



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Customer reviews for "Donkey Kong Free Play and High Score Save Kit"
11 Apr 2024

Great little kit

Holding off on the Ultimate Donkey Kong Multigame 3DK for now. Wanted something simple to save scores for now. This is perfect.

7 Apr 2024

Highly recommended kit for Donkey Kong

Saves scores and has some cool features that weren't available on the 1981 DK. Thanks!

12 Mar 2024

GDonkey Kong without saving scores is no fun

With this kit, I am no having fun!

5 Feb 2024

Donkey kong is our favorite game

The kit is easy to install and use. Added free play and attract sounds (which we LOVE). Shipped out quickly and we are very happy with

17 Jan 2024

Works great! Good save kit!

15 Dec 2023

Shipped out fast

Excellent quality, will be back again!

11 Nov 2023

Arrived to the United Kingdom in 4 days

Excellent quality

8 Oct 2023

Highly recommended

Freeplay and saves scores

13 Sep 2023

Good basic kit

Will hold me until I can get the 3dk multigame!

29 May 2023 save kits are the way to go!

Someday I'll try the 3DK multigame kit

16 Feb 2023

Good to go!

Saves my top 5 scores and was able to install on my pcb quick. Thank you

20 Jan 2023

Super simple save kit to install

Plug and play. Thanks

18 Jan 2023

Works great!

Delivered fast and easy to install

7 Jan 2023

Recommend for any of your save kit needs

11 Dec 2022

Arrived quick

Easy installation and is a great basic save kit. Will be looking at the 3DK kit later!

14 Oct 2022

Easy to install save kit for Donkey Kong

1 Oct 2022

Perfect DK kit with a few extra bells and whistles

Good kit for DK. Easy to install and has all the features without any extra games. Perfection.

2 May 2022

Fast shipping!

Received in a few days, easily installed, works perfectly!

7 Apr 2022

Great Donkey Kong save kit

Easily installed

5 Mar 2022

Great kit for my DK arcade

Good features. Attract sounds, free play. Practice levels are awesome!

18 Feb 2022

Fast delivery, works perfectly

13 Feb 2022

Great Donkey Kong save kit for our game room

We love the attract sounds and ability to save all the scores

15 Jan 2022

Very happy with the Donkey Kong save kit

It was very easy to install and I really like the practice levels

7 Nov 2021

Great Donkey Kong save kit with practice levels

Enjoy the practice levels, score saving and an easy to use menu to change settings

28 Oct 2021

Another great kit from Highscoresaves!

We love the features!

9 Oct 2021

Had a choice, bought the Highscoresaves version

We like to support Highscoresaves that currently develops new kits for our games. Kit works perfectly and doesn't use those stupid fat header pins that's too big for Nintendo sockets to make an easy install

1 Sep 2021

Happy with the kit

Just took minutes to install

22 Aug 2021

Glad I got this

Pretty cool kit. Installs in a few minutes, easy to navigate menu for settings.

1 Aug 2021

We love it!

Practice levels really help.

12 Jul 2021

Love the practice levels!

6 Jul 2021

Great save kit for DK

Easy to install and use

12 Jun 2021

An easy to install kit

Good experience. Easy ordering off the site, fast shipping and installation was a breeze.

17 May 2021

Replaced my old Braze kit with this version

Love this kit. Excellent menu and more features than my old kit

1 May 2021

Very happy

25 Apr 2021

Great gift for my husband

He loves it!

17 Mar 2021

Really easy to install

Fast shipping, easy to install,good on screen menu for dip switch settings

23 Jan 2021

Worth the extra $5

Easily the best DK kit

20 Dec 2020

Giddy up!

Best DK kit out there. Great options and an easy menu

4 Sep 2020

Greatest DK kit!

Love all the easy to use screen selections!

6 Jul 2020

I really like this kit. Excellent customer service and very fast shipping.

30 Jun 2020

very excellent shipping time. good kit for my game

14 Jun 2020


Very happy with the ordering process, shipping communication and the installation of this DK kit. Great features that no other Kong kit has. Well worth the money, highly recommend!

8 Jun 2020

Love the easy menu in screen and the wild barrel game in it. So cool

6 Jun 2020

Easy plug n play

18 May 2020

Easy to use kit, very some installation

16 May 2020

This kit is awesome. Practice levels along with the other features. Was going to get the Braze kit until I saw this. Thanks guys!

9 May 2020

Great kit for the price

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Why are there different kits? Online, Offline, Braze?

Why are there different kits? Online, Offline, Braze?

This is a GREAT question!

Let's start with this  - "What is the difference between this kit and the Braze kit?"

Well, the answer is not much! This is a "crossover" kit that both Braze and we did. The kit for this particular game is very similar to the Braze kit or as we like to say, the Braze kit is very similar to our kit.

Now, when we get to Donkey Kong, any of our online kits or even all of our exclusive kits, then, that's another story! Supporting current development is ALWAYS appreciated and will keep more and more NEW and EXCLUSIVE kits coming out for years to come. Support the current guy! :)

Our kits also have a few more bells and whistles. Attract sounds can be adjusted and used in conjunction with free play, so no coins are needed. Our menu system is screen based, no need for a service and/or test switch. All Braze kits requires these. Our kits do not.

What's the difference between a high score save kit and an online high score save kit?

I see there are multiple high score save kits for the same game. What's the difference? Which one should I choose?

Great Question!

While all of the high score save kits save scores, have an on screen menu for difficulty settings and other features like attract sounds (Please see the description under each kit for full details)

There are usually 2 or 3 main types - 

High Score Save kit - This is a great option for anyone wanting to save scores and have free play option on their game with some other cool options! Again, please see the product description page for each kit you are looking at.

Online High Score Save kit - This is next level stuff! You can now save your scores locally on your machine and upload your scores to the Global High Score Save web page! (you even get a customized web site that will have all your games on the page) Here is  a link to the Global High Score page -

Information uploaded is not just your initials and score, but also uploads the day, time, difficulty levels, how many guys used, players name, city and country you are in and the name of your arcade!

Please remember, you need to have internet access and your high score save kit connected to it. As of right now, there are CAT5 modules to plug in or there are WiFi modules available for select high score save kits. This information is on the online high score save description page. Click the LEARN MORE button below for more details!

Braze High Score Save kit - The Braze high score save kits give you features listed under each product and are not capable of uploading scores online.

Hope this helps answer your question!

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