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Pinball Machines Based on Films (Study Guide) : The Addams Family, Krull, Spider-Man, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, the Lord of the Rings
by LLC Books and Books Group and LLC Books


Overview - This is nonfiction commentary. Chapters: The Addams Family, Krull, Spider-Man, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, The Lord of the Rings, The Flintstones, Demolition Man, Apollo 13, The Shadow, Jurassic Park, Creature from the Black Lagoon, GoldenEye, Bram Stoker's Dracula, Back to the Future: The Pinball, Batman Forever, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Lethal Weapon 3, Flash Gordon, Pirates of the Caribbean, Space Jam, Maverick, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Congo, Dirty Harry, Last Action Hero, Barb Wire, .  Read more...

 
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Overview
This is nonfiction commentary. Chapters: The Addams Family, Krull, Spider-Man, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, The Lord of the Rings, The Flintstones, Demolition Man, Apollo 13, The Shadow, Jurassic Park, Creature from the Black Lagoon, GoldenEye, Bram Stoker's Dracula, Back to the Future: The Pinball, Batman Forever, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Lethal Weapon 3, Flash Gordon, Pirates of the Caribbean, Space Jam, Maverick, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Congo, Dirty Harry, Last Action Hero, Barb Wire, . Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 68. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: The Addams Family is the best selling pinball machine of all time, having sold 20,270 units. Manufactured by Midway (under the Bally name), it is a solid state electronic game. It was based on the 1991 movie of the same name, and features custom speech (mostly drawn from the movie) by the movie's stars, Raul Julia and Anjelica Huston. The machine's game card describes the game objective as being to "Explore the strange world of the Addams Family." With that in mind there is no single player goal, though there are two central objectives: Other lesser objectives include: A number of simultaneous factors came together to give The Addams Family its record-setting sales figures. Around the time of the game's release, video arcade games were declining in popularity, due largely to the technological ascent of home systems. Meanwhile, pinball in the recent years prior had witnessed a strong wave of technological innovation. The dot-matrix display, for example, had just been added to the first pinball machine (Data East's Checkpoint) about a year before, and CPU advances allowed machines to perform simultaneous video, audio and gameplay functions more smoothly. The Addams Family added to this a number of game-specific "toys" that ...http: //booksllc.net/?id=3345112


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  • ISBN-13: 9781155993744
  • ISBN-10: 1155993748
  • Publisher: Books LLC
  • Publish Date: October 2010
  • Page Count: 20


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