Bank-A-Ball

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Manufacturer

D. Gottlieb & Co.

September 1st, 1965

3400 units

Bank-A-Ball on the IPSND.


Main details

1 player game

mechanical reels

normal

manual

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Popularity and ranking

This machine has been rated by 30 users and currently ranks #36 in the Top 100

Playfield details

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Design team

Game Design: Ed Krynski
Mechanics: Ed Krynski
Artwork: Roy Parker
Animation: Ed Krynski


Noteworthy features

  • The coolest feature on the 1965 Gottlieb Bank-A-Ball is the animated backglass. A player can quickly determine the balls that have been made during the game by glancing at the backglass. The backglass balls are true to billiards color schemes which adds an authentic feel to the feature.
  • Flippers (2), Pop bumpers (3), Slingshots (2), Standup targets (7). Two backbox animations: at start of game, billiard table in backglass shows all balls lit up and all mechanical balls above it are reset out of view. Hitting lit numbered target on playfield turns off corresponding lit ball in backglass and mechanically drops that ball into view.
  • Maximum displayed score is 1,999 points.

Trivia

  • The Add A Ball version of this game is Flipper Pool.

Backbox ornament(s)

Animated Backglass displays Pool balls "sunk"

Video mode

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

Latest software version

Latest software version is unknown.

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