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All There In The Manual:
Much of the background information for , such as the background of Matra Magna and the Society of Masters, is only available in the operator's manual.
Pinball Magic Likewise for , which has a rather complex story that is only available through the flyers, manual, and promotional video.
Doctor Who Most of the backstories for LittleWing's pinball games are presented only in the instruction manual or their web site. For instance, has a story about a Mad Daedalus Robo Ship between an ancient inventor and an alien AI, a power-mad tyrant king, and a Stable Time Loop, all in an 800-word introduction in the instruction manual.
has an overarching set of WHO dunnit Plot Threads that connect the five suspects, most of which is only hinted at through the characters' various interrogation answers. A complete timeline for their personal histories is given in the operator manual.