Lost In Translation/Cal. 50 - Caliber Fifty

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Cal. 50
(Caliber Fifty)
Cal. 50 marquee.
No screen shot.
Cal. 50 control panel.
Manufacturer Athena / Seta
Released 1989
8-way Joystick
2 Button(s)
Main CPU 68000 (@ 8.000 MHz)
M65C02 (@ 2.000 MHz)
Sound CPU Stereo
X1-010 (@ 16.000 MHz)
Raster (Vertical)
384 x 240 pixels
60.00 Hz
512 Palette colours
Screens 1
ROM Info 13 ROMs
5,111,808 bytes (4.88 MiB)
MAME ID calibr50

About The Game

Cal. 50 - Caliber Fifty is an overhead shoot-em-up. Soldiers must destroy a variety of attacking enemies using their guns and hand grenades.


Released in September 1989.

Licensed to Taito for manufacture and distribution.

Licensed to Romstar for US distribution.

All speech in the game is the voice of Jun Aida.


Produced By
Jun Fujimoto
Directed By
Noboru Miyamari
Screenplay By
Noboru Miyamari (Based on the Novels by Viet Nam 1972)
Art Direction
Mitsuhiro Takeda
Music Direction
Tak Suzuki (Goblin Sound)
Original Music Composers (Goblin Sound)
Hiroshi Taguchi
Tak Suzuki
Zero Yotsumoto
Sound Effects Editor
Noboru Miyanari
Sound Mixer/Editor
Tak Suzuki (Goblin Sound)
Sound Programmer
Noboru Miyanari
Mitsuhiro Takeda
Hardware Designer
Nobuyuki Nonaka
Custom Chip Designed By
Digital Magic Lab.
Noboru Miyanari
Character Designers
Mitsuhiro Takeda
Asako Kumura
Miyuki Kasajima
Background Designer
Tomokazu Sunaga
Special Effects
KII System
Controller Designers
Yoshikazu Ikegai
Akihiro Aranaga
Toshio Sasho
and many others
Tohru Ishikawa
Yasuhiro Ota
Parts Department
Mikio Harada
Masayuki Iwata
Graphic Tools Designed By
Hiroyuki Watanabe
Development System Designed By
Keiji Ishikawa

Cabinet and Artwork


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