Hard Hat

Arcade Video game published 39 years ago by Exidy, Inc.

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Listed and emulated in MAME !

Hard Hat © 1982 Exidy.

You are a carpenter and you are being chased by hammers and whirlwinds through a grid of scaffolding. You can move the scaffolding to move letters and spell EXIDY and HARD HAT.

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The hardware is identical to another Exidy game, "Pepper II".

Main CPU : MOS Technology M6502 (@ 705.562 Khz)
Sound CPU : MOS Technology M6502 (@ 894.886 Khz)
Sound Chips : Custom (@ 894.886 Khz)

Screen orientation : Horizontal
Video resolution : 248 x 256 pixels
Screen refresh : 57.00 Hz
Palette colors : 8

Players : 1
Control : 4-way joystick
Buttons : 1


Released in November 1982. It was taunted as the 'First Educational Coin-Op Game'.


Designed & programmed by : Larry Hutcherson


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