Crackshot

The Arcade PCB by Exidy, Inc.

Crackshot screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade PCB

Crackshot © 1985 Exidy.


A First-person shoot'em up gallery style game. A player must use his skill to shoot a number of 'good' targets, while not shooting the 'bad' ones, before time runs out. The game has several levels including a bar, Varmit Alley, Bank Robbers, Robots, Birds, outer space, Bank robbers again and a Bonus 'Slot machine' level.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PICTURE :
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Crackshot the  Arcade PCB
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Exidy 440 hardware

Main CPU : Motorola M6809 (@ 1.6224 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Motorola 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 music in the city stage (where you shoot at criminals) is the actual opening guitar riff from the song 'Secret Agent Man'.

Pat Harman holds the official record for this game with 4,885,140 points on June 28, 1986.

TIPS AND TRICKS

• If the Start button is held down at power-up, you will be allowed access to the configuration menu where you can put your name on the mirror in the bar scene.

STAFF


SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Machine's picture.

Page last modified on April 04, 2008