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Who Dunit Who Dunit - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Who Dunit - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


A murder mystery shooter where the player uses the gun (mounted to the cabinet) to protect Max from a variety of attacks as well as give him directions.

Who Dunit was produced by Exidy in 1988.

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 Who Dunit was produced include: Crackshot, Hit N Miss, Top Secret, Chiller, Clay Pigeon, Rough Ranger, Showdown, Twister, and Turbo Ticket


Name Who Dunit
Developer Exidy (United States)
Year 1988
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 10427
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class Exidy Crossbow
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Gun: Optical
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Control Panel Who Dunit Control Panel Image

Game Introduction

Your purpose in this game is to protect Max from all attacks. You can tag Max to give him directions on how to move in each different scene, he must move where it says "enter" or "exit" in order to go to the next scene. Max can also get Power-Pads to gain limited protection from attacks.

Game Play

The object of the game is to help Max find the hidden key and then find the secret doorway to enter the attic, so he will discover "whodunit".

If you shoot enemies while they are walking, they will fire or if you shoot enemies while they are firing, they will exit. If you shoot enemies while they are exiting, they will turn and fire.

Max is able to take many different pathways and if you want him to change his path, you will have to tag him. If he is not ready to change paths, he will bounce up. You must protect Max as much as possible and give him the right directions in order to solve the mystery.

Who Dunit KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 2.42 (2 votes)

Fun Factor: 2.18

Overall Like 2.50
Fun (Social) 0.50
Fun (Solo) 2.50
Collector Desire 2.00

Technical Rating: 2.63

Gameplay 2.50
Graphics 2.50
Originality 3.00
Sound/Music 2.50

Personal Impressions and Technical Impressions each account for half of the total score. Within the Personal Impressions category, Like carries a little more weight than the other factors.

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Who Dunit Census

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