Taxi

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Manufacturer

Williams Electronic Games, Inc. (United States)

January 8th, 1988

7303 units

Taxi on the IPSND.


Main details

Williams System 11B
4 player game

alphanumeric

normal

manual

No

Yes

Unknown

No


Popularity and ranking

This machine has been rated by 369 users and currently ranks #76 in the Top 100

Playfield details

2
2
2
3
0
0
0
6
No
No
No

Design team

Game Design: Mark Ritchie
Mechanics: Tony Kraemer
Software: Ed Boon
Artwork: Python Anghelo


Noteworthy features

  • Ball Catapult
  • Spinout skill shot
  • Jackpot bell inside cabinet

Trivia

  • The driver on the Taxi backglass has a Special Forces patch on his jacket. Python Anghelo, Taxi's artist, lovingly dedicated this to American veterans of the Vietnam War.
  • Lola on the Taxi playfield and backglass, originally had blonde hair but was turned into a redhead to avoid any kind of legal trouble with Marilyn Monroe.
  • In Taxi, one of the characters you have to pick up in the game is PinBot!
  • Taxi has a 'jackpot bell' inside the cabinet that gives a constant ring for several seconds when a feature is won!

Backbox ornament(s)

-Taxi Cab Roof Light -Marilyn/Lola versions of translite -Jackpot display -Joyride bonus

Video mode

This machine has no dot matrix or video display, so it has no videmode.

Latest software version

L-3 (Marilyn) / L-4 (Lola)

Click here to view the changelog.

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