Bob Libbe

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Robert M. Libbe
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Born 19??-03-19
Birth Place Chicago, Illinois, USA
Nationality American   USA.svg
Aliases B. Libbe

Bob Libbe is an American composer and sound designer who scored numerous arcade and pinball games at Bally Midway. He is probably best known for Spy Hunter (ARC), in which he served as a sound programmer.

In March 1977, Libbe joined Norlin Music and Lowrey Organ Co. as a software engineer. In February 1982, he joined the video game music industry when he worked for Bally Midway. In August 1987, he stopped working on video games and worked as a developmental engineer for Rockwell Graphics Systems. Currently, he works as a senior software engineer at HydraForce.

Music Development


Libbe wrote the music in all types of assembly language (though mostly Z80) on a HP64000 computer. His music utilized the AY-3-8910A with DAC, which was popular in many arcade games at the time.


Released Title Sample Notes
1983-??-?? Spy Hunter (ARC) With Michael Bartlow and Neil Falconer.
1984-??-?? Crater Raider (ARC) Sound Driver
1984-??-?? Demolition Derby (ARC) With Neil Falconer.
1985-??-?? Eight Ball Champ (PBL)
1985-??-?? Sarge (ARC) With Neil Falconer.
1986-??-?? Motordome (PBL)
1986-??-?? Star Guards (ARC)
1986-??-?? Strange Science (PBL)
1986-08-04 Rampage (ARC) Sound Driver
1987-??-?? Hardbody (PBL)
1987-??-?? Spy Hunter II (ARC) Sound Driver
1987-??-?? Xenophobe (ARC) Sound Driver