The Detail

What’s a soda machine doing in the foyer of a strip club? Try not to think about it in The Detail – Episode One: Where the Dead Lie! Thanks for the screenshot, Cornelius.

Valis: The Fantasm Soldier

Wield your mystical sword and quaff arcane sodas in Valis: The Fantasm Soldier for the Famicon!

Of course, soda machines also appear in other versions of the game. Here’s the PC-88 release (including a pixelicious machine from the opening cinematic):

Finally, the soda machines get Coke branding in the MSX release. Well, I guess it’s closer to “Cotc” branding, but you get the idea.


I think it’s safe to assume at least one of the bubbly bottles displayed on these vending machines from post-apocalyptic role-playing game ELEX represents soda.