Strange Science

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Manufacturer

Bally Manufacturing Co.

November 1st, 1986

2350 units

Strange Science on the IPSND.


Main details

4 player game

alphanumeric

normal

manual

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Popularity and ranking

This machine has been rated by 64 users and currently ranks #227 (not in Top 100)

Playfield details

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3
3
3
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Design team

Game Design: Dan Langlois
Artwork: Greg Freres


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Noteworthy features

  • uses unique plasma displays, similar to the displays used in Gottlieb classic solid-state games, to show text. Based on the limited capabilities, some letters are difficult to produce or look like numbers.
  • 6803 motherboard uses dual-phase AC lamp system to use up to 80 bulbs!
  • 5-ball lock-release mechanism
  • "power saver" kicks ball into in-lane
  • 180ยบ vertical, plastic loop
  • "atom smasher" uses kinetic effect when hitting bottom ball and top ball pushes onto the metal ramp
  • Turbo Cheap Squeak sound system capable of playing back multiple sounds at the same time

Trivia

  • One of the very first games to incorporate a Neon light for use on a pinball.

Backbox ornament(s)

Neon Topper, single 120V light bulb inside scorebox for special effects

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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