Lost In Translation/Checkmate

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Checkmate marquee.
No screen shot.
Checkmate control panel.
Manufacturer Midway
Released 1977
8-way Joystick
Main CPU 8080 (@ 1.997 MHz)
Sound CPU Mono
Raster (Horizontal)
260 x 224 pixels
59.54 Hz
Palette colours
Screens 1
ROM Info 5 ROMs
5,120 bytes (5.00 KiB)
MAME ID checkmat

About The Game

Checkmate is an arcade video game where up to four players control a block which leaves a trail behind it. The object is to force the other player(s) to run into either the boundary or your trail.


Designed And Programmed By
Jay Fenton
Dave Nutting

Cabinet and Artwork


Bally Astrocade (1978)

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.