Game Classification

Thunderball! North American Philips Consumer Electronics Corp. (U.S.A.), 1979  

Informations Analyses Serious Gaming





This title is used by the following domains:
  • Entertainment


This title targets the following audience:
Age : 12 to 16 years old / 17 to 25 years old
General Public


The gameplay of this title is Game-based
(designed with stated goals)

The core of gameplay is defined by the rules below:

Similar games

Thunderball! In this pinball game, up to four players will take turns playing five balls in either one of the two playing modes: normal and slow motion.

The table is divided as shown below: _________________| 1 2 3 4 || 6 5 7 || 8 9 || || 10 11 || P 12 13 ||______ / ______| 000000 B 00001,2,3,4: Backfield Bonus Bumpers - 4000 points each, disappear when hit.5: Bonus Box - scores randomly between 720 and 1350 each time hit.6,7,10,11,12,13: Thumper Bumpers - 100 points unless red, 500 points when red.8,9 Roving Rebounds - no effect on score.P: Current playerB: Current ballThe main points are shown in the left side of the screen, the bonus points in the right. The bonus is added to the main score at the end of each ball.

The ball can be released by pressing down, the flippers can be moved left or right with the directional stick and can be flipped by pressing the action button. The winner is the player with the highest score for five balls. [source:mobygames]

Distribution : Retail - Commercial
Platform(s) : Magnavox Odyssey² (Videopac)