Lightning

Lightning

A fast double level game with a fantasy Norse god theme. It's got 3-ball multiball, speech and a timed bonus ball mode that you earn once you've reached a certain (adjustable) score.

Extra ball is lit by shooting the drop target banks in sequence. The extra ball shot then moves between the 3 drop target banks by the hit of one of the four slingshots until you collect it.

Your end of ball bonus is shown on an extra display in the playfield. It carries over between balls. It can be maxed at 99k and multiplied to a maximum of 5x. Bonus x also carries over ball to ball, unless you reach 5x. Then it resets to 1x on the next ball.

Multiball enables the horseshoe for playfield multipliers to a maximum of 4x. This feature stays lit for the rest of the ball, even in one ball-play, until the maximum has been reached. Balls can be re-captured during multiball play, resulting in single ball play (without draining one of them).

The spinner is lit for 1000 points via the horseshoe. It is lit for only one shot then goes back to 100 points. This means you can have 4x playfield and spinner lit for 4000/spin!

Game Design by Joe Joos Junior - Artwork by W.Schmidt.

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Design team

Game Design: Joe Joos Jr.
Mechanics: Joe Joos Jr.



Game details

285
Stern Electronics, Inc.
March 1981
Solid state
Stern M-200 MPU
2,350 produced
$1390 - $1610
Normal
Digital
4
4
2
3
#1441
Unknown


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Marketing slogan

"Extra!! - Lightning Strikes Stern Plant!"

Relevant Marketplace items linked to this game

1,250
Machine - For Sale
London, EN
$ 5.00
Playfield - Decals
Doc's Pinball Shop
From: $ 155.00
2,000
Machine - For Sale
Ashland, OH
$ 6.00
Cabinet - Other
Siegecraft Electronics

Pinside rating

This game has received 28 approved Pinsider ratings and currently has a rating of 6.601 out of 10.

6.601

Top 100 ranking

This game ranks #316 in the Pinside Pinball Top 100.


Rating comments

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Owners / Wishlisters / Places to play

104 Pinsiders have this game in their collections.

52 Pinsiders have this game on their wishlist.

11 public locations known where you can play this machine.



On the market

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1,250
Machine - For Sale
London, EN
2,000
Machine - For Sale
Ashland, OH

Price estimate

We have seen this game for sale in the Pinside Market 13 times. The median asking price is $1,450

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Recent Pinsider scores

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psalim
on Lightning
167,070
Johnny55
on Lightning
2,427,090
SpaceMan
on Lightning
2,251,490
roland_rat
on Lightning
269,130
Schibes
on Lightning
1,419,690
Evilive69
on Lightning
884,120
kst8cat
on Lightning
145,650
SkeebWilcox
on Lightning
123,100


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