Party Zone

Party Zone

The Party Zone (Bally) 1991 Midway Manufacturing Co. Illinois USA

"You are about to enter another dimension, with your Host, Pilot and DJ - Captain B.Zarr. Fasten your seatbelts and escape to a parrallel Universe, that's way beyond Wisconsin! Meet & greet pinballs greatest partiers at the most electro-flying club ... 'The Cosmic Cottage' where they really pump-it-up! During 'Happy Hour' fill up with 'Rock-It' Fuel, Blast Off, and 'Rock-It' through the 'O-Zone' for some major scoring. You may even experience the 'Big Bang'! (It's not just a theory anymore!) So become a frequent flyer on a fantasy excursion that will take you way, way, way out there to ... The Party Zone!"

A celebration of Bally's 'party-theme' pinball machines.

When the characters meet at the Cosmic Cottage, player is rewarded with multi-ball.

Captain B. Zarr talks and moves to follow the ball, and lets the player know when targets are lit like Extra-ball, Multi-ball, Robotic Comic, Big Bang jackpot, etc.

Dot-matrix display show scores and animations for the games duration.

Music can be requested during the game. Scoring the Big-Bang Jackpot will alter the playfield lighting and the music changes to Jimi Hendrix - Purple Haze!

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Design team

Game Design: Dennis Nordman
Software: Jim Strompolis
Artwork: Greg Freres
Sound: Dan Forden
Music: Dan Forden

Game details

Bally Manufacturing Co.
September 1991
Solid state
4,000 produced
$2030 - $2370
Dot Matrix


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Game quote

"Too much caffeine, for this guy."

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Pinside rating

This game has received 136 approved Pinsider ratings and currently has a rating of 7.451 out of 10.


Top 100 ranking

This game ranks #164 in the Pinside Pinball Top 100.

Rating comments

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Owners / Wishlisters / Places to play

198 Pinsiders have this game in their collections.

151 Pinsiders have this game on their wishlist.

70 public locations known where you can play this machine.

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2,500 (OBO)
Sale Pending!
East Aurora, NY

Price estimate

We have seen this game for sale in the Pinside Market 32 times. The median asking price is $2,200

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