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Crossbow (version 2.0)


Crossbow (c) 10/1983 Exidy.


Early first-person shoot'em up game with a dungeons and dragons feel about it. Features good speech and screams.


- TECHNICAL -


Exidy 440 hardware


Main CPU : M6809 (@ 1.6224 Mhz)

Sound CPU : M6809 (@ 811.2 Khz)

Sound Chips : Custom (@ 50.7 Khz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 320 x 240 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette Colors : 256


Players : 1

Control : lightgun

Buttons : 1


- TRIVIA -


The first of Exidy's classic shoot'em up. Crossbow was also the first video game in history to completely use digitized sound and music.


Donn Nauert holds the official record for this game with 19,885,500 points on July 18, 1984.


- STAFF -


Designed and programmed by : Larry Hutcherson, Vic Tolomei, Ken Nicholson


- PORTS -


* Consoles :

Atari 2600

Atari 7800

Atari XEGS