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Finally what many have been waiting this month's table is Safecracker!  Released in 1996 by Midway Games and designed by Pat Lawlor only about 1,150 units were sold.  This is likely because Safecracker differs from a standard pinball game in that the player is playing against the clock as opposed to having a certain number of balls available. If the player loses a ball, as long as there is time left on the clock they can continue playing.

Personally I'm finding this table extremely enjoyable.  Though I question the difficulty level a bit as I won a collectable coin on my first play through which from what I understand we're suppose to be incredibly difficult to attain.  Thoughts?

~Frosty
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It's an amaaaazing table, isn't it! Completely unique!
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#Ranking number 1 among the top pre 1980's table in the fan forum, Farsight brings us Xenon this month.  Made by Bally in 1979 and producing 11,000 units this table did really well.

A fun fact; the max point score is 9,999,990 points per player.

~Frosty
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Enter Xenon!
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Created in 1988 by Williams, our table of the month is Cyclone which sold 9,400 units. 

An interesting tidbit of information is that some of the production models of Cylone came with flags on a stick that were placed over Dracula's head on the playfield while others didn't.  I don't really know why, but if someone reading this have some insight I'd be interested in finding out what the back story is behind it.

Lastly Mark Ritchie has been quoted as saying that he did the voice of the Carnival Barker in this game.

~Frosty

#pinball #cylone
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+Frosty Glitch I always thought it would be something bigger than would actually do that though.  Like, The first round of Earthshaker tables that actually shook, when all other rounds didn't because it was too expensive.  Stuff like that makes sense to me, I'm sure that was expensive as hell.
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We're in for a treat this month as Earthshaker is out on TPA.  Released by Williams in 1989 this table started the path to solo success for one Mr. Pat Lawlor.  While the ruleset isn't exactly deep, it's still fun to play. 

~Frosty
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EARTHHHHHSHAKERRRRRRRRRRRRRR
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Designed by Mark Ritchie our new table of the month is Diner by Williams which came out in 1990 and sold around 3,500 units. 

A fan favorite being voted for by the community this game features tight ramps and a theme which revolves around feeding diner customers the food orders they put up.  You'll find an easter egg or two in this one the first of which is from the pinball table Taxi, the other one I'll leave as a surprise.

~Frosty
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I just discovered the app for my Android phone and I absolutely love it! I'm hoping and looking forward to my two favourite pinball tables - The Getaway and Batman (1991). 

Thanks and keep up the good work!
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Released in 2001 by Stern, High Roller Casino has a lot of interesting toys.  Featuring a slot machine with a dot matrix display on it and a roulette wheel. I'm captivated by how this table plays. 

A fun fact is that while Stern's website shows the MSRP for this table as $0, you can still click buy and give them your information.  Does this mean they'll give you a call with a price?  I'd be interested in finding out.


~Frosty
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SUPER DUPER MEGA EXTREME JACKPOT.... too many points!
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This month we've been treated with a fan favorite known as Red & Ted's Road Show which was released in 1994 by Williams.  This is considered a SuperPin wide body machine and features a country song by Carlene Carter. 

A couple of unique things about this table is that it actually has two play modes available which are ball mode and timed mode.  Additionally this is the only table that features a daily highscore list.

~Frosty
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Finalizing the series of Pinbot tables, this month we received Jack Bot.  Jack Bot was released in 1995 by Williams and sold around 3k units. 
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Our table of a month is Starship Troopers.  This was one of three pinball games that were based on movies and created by Sega, this one in particular came out in 1997.  (The other two tables were The Lost World: Jurassic Park and Godzilla)
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Sega got The Lost World: Jurassic Park license in 1997. :)

The table you're thinking of came out in 1993 by Data East based on the original Jurassic Park movie.
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Phantom of the Opera is our table of the month.  It was produced by Data East and designed by Joe Kaminkow and Ed Cebula.  Paul Faris did the artwork and it really shows, the images are fantastic.  Released in 1990 and selling at a little over 2000 tables this little gem did fairly well for itself. 

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I'm sure it comes as no surprise to most of you.  However I felt it was worth mentioning here that the after a very long wait the Addams Family Pinball Table Kickstarter has finally begun!!! 

Most of us have wanted to play this table since Farsight first announced they were going to start digitally converting pinball tables.  Now's your chance to help everyone get a chance to play it, head on over there and donate to your hearts content. #theaddamsfamily #kickstartercampaign #farsight   #pinball  

Edit:  Congratulations goes out to Farsight and all the fans!  We not only reached the goal but we surpassed it by quite a bit.  

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1067367405/pinball-arcade-the-addams-family
Help us bring The Addams Family® pinball table to game consoles and mobile devices for a whole new generation to enjoy!
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It has to warm up... SO IT CAN FUND YOU!!!
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Wow another month has passed and here we are with another new table called Lights Camera Action!.  Gottlieb released this table in 1989 and ended up selling around 1700 units.  Brian Johnson who was one of the artists that worked on this table refers to the style as "MAD magazineish". 

On a side note; I've noticed the Android version shows the backglass when doing the gun dual, where the PC version doesn't.  I'm not sure if this is a bug or intended though, I still need to find out.

~Frosty
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This table was a big disappointment to me. 
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