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Offline millsy

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Bally BAZAAR 1966
« on: April 16, 2012, 01:33:31 PM »
Bally Bazaar 1966 - 1 Player - 792 made

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This was my first pinball I bought and restored.



THE GAMEPLAY
This was the first machine to ever feature Zipper Flippers.


The aim of the game is to hit the letter targets (by either hitting the various Mushroom Bumpers or Lane Rollovers) to light the LUCK Lanterns which then advance and light up the moon crescents on the backglass to score replays. Not that easy as it sounds, if you hit the wrong letter out of sequence they will reset, Drain the ball and they will reset as well.
To close the Zipper Flippers - Hit the Red (U) mushroom bumper. Hitting either of the 2 Yellow (L) mushrooms will open the flippers as well when the ball drains.
Has a skill shot when launching the ball - Hit the top rebound sling to light the top stars above the top 5 rollover lanes. ( L lights the L Lantern, U lights the U Lantern as well as 50 points, Centre lane opens the Ball Return Gate as well as 200 points, C lights th C Lantern as well as 100 points and K Lights the K Lantern). Hitting the K mushroom bumper on the playfield opens the Ball Return Gate when lit. Also the left outlane has a Kickback feature when lit.

MY RATING
With its excellent layout ( having less playfield space + 50v coils on the bumpers and slings ), the ball flies around from kicker to bumper.
FAST and ENTERTAINING GAME

Judge for yourself

     

« Last Edit: April 17, 2012, 11:45:02 PM by millsy »
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Re: Bally BAZAAR 1966
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2012, 03:08:31 PM »
Great write up Kev! Your video is excellent, geeeeees those slingshots pack a punch. Good looking EM game. Love the Zipper Flippers !

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Re: Bally BAZAAR 1966
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2012, 05:06:14 PM »
Excellent stuff... good to see an EM get a write up.
It is an excellent machine to play... do like this title

..Now to check out the video..

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Re: Bally BAZAAR 1966
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2012, 04:05:43 PM »

Excellent write up and vid, Kev. Those slings sure pack a punch ! They were as powerful as the flippers.
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