Lost In Translation/Crossbow

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Crossbow marquee.
No screen shot.
Crossbow control panel.
Manufacturer Exidy
Released 1983
1 Button(s)
Main CPU M6809 (@ 1.622 MHz)
M6809 (@ 811.200 kHz)
Sound CPU Stereo
Custom (@ 50.700 kHz)
Raster (Horizontal)
320 x 240 pixels
60.00 Hz
256 Palette colours
Screens 1
ROM Info 57 ROMs
395,520 bytes (386.25 KiB)
MAME ID crossbow

About The Game

Crossbow is an early, first-person shoot-em-up, arcade video game with a Dungeons & Dragons feel about it. Features good speech and screams.


Released in October 1983. Crossbow is the first of Exidy's classic shoot-em-up. It 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.


Designed And Programmed By
Larry Hutcherson
Vic Tolomei
Ken Nicholson

Cabinet and Artwork


Atari 2600
Atari 7800
Atari XEGS

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.