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A trivia game that asks questions about the following topics: general knowledge, sports, history and entertainment. There are more than 4800 questions and three difficulty levels. The game was released for several different languages.

Fax was produced by Exidy in 1983.

Exidy released 57 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1974. Exidy was based in United States.

Other machines made by Exidy during the time period Fax was produced include: Pepper II, Teeter Torture, Victory, Hard Hat, Victory Banana, Whirly Bucket, Fax 2, Catch 22, Crossbow, and Boulder Dash


Name Fax
Developer Exidy (United States)
Year 1983
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7769
Class Wide Release
Genre Trivia/Quiz
Conversion Class Exidy Targ
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Buttons: 4 - A|B|C|D
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
  • Counter-Top/Table-Top/Bar-Top

Fax KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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The game originally sold for $2495 (US Dollars).

Cabinet Information

The game is housed in a hardwood oak cabinet that looks somewhat like a jukebox.


Other Question and Answer FAX kits were made available that included multiple editions and languages.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Fax Census

There are 14,911 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,532 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,200 machines (6,928 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 13 known instances of this machine owned by Fax collectors who are active members. Of these, 8 of them are original dedicated machines. 5 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Fax.

This game ranks a 4 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 2 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]



The huge (for 1983) amounts of data for the almost 5000 questions was able to be stored in EPROM using an advanced proprietary compression algorithm.


Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 170; Color photo

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