Lost In Translation/ASO - Armored Scrum Object

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Armored Scrum Object
ASO title screen.
ASO control panel.
Manufacturer SNK
Released 1985
8-way Joystick
3 Button(s)
Main CPU (3x) Z80 (@ 4.000 MHz)
Sound CPU Mono
YM3526 (@ 4.000 MHz)
Raster (Vertical)
288 x 216 pixels
60.00 Hz
1,024 Palette colours
Screens 1
ROM Info 17 ROMs
290,572 bytes (283.76 KiB)
MAME ID aso · alphamis

About The Game

ASO (Armored Scrum Object) is a vertically scrolling arcade video game shoot-em-up.


The game is also known as "Arian Mission", and in the U.S. as "Alpha Mission".


  1. ASO - Armored Scrum Object (1985)
  2. Alpha Mission II (1991)

Cabinet and Artwork


Nintendo Famicom (1987)

Soundtrack Releases

Album Name Catalogue No. Released Publisher Comments
SNK Game Music 28XA-120[1] 1987-02-25 Scitron Digital Content Inc. CD version.
Game Music Now & Then SCDC-00292~3[2] 2003-12-17 Scitron Digital Content 2 CD version.
SNK Game Music SCDC-00106[3] 2001-08-01 Scitron Digital Content CD version.
SNK Game Music ALC-22910[4] 1987-02-25 Scitron Digital Content Inc. Cassette version.
SNK Game Music ALR-22910[5] 1987-02-25 Scitron Digital Content Inc. Vinyl version.


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.