"It's Clown Time!"
should be more appropriately named 'Clowns Go Crazy'."
is a Physical Pinball Table
designed by Barry Oursler
with art by Python Anghelo
and John Youssi
. It was released by Williams Electronics
As before, this pinball takes players to an Amusement Park
filled with carnival games, clowns, and rollercoasters. Knock down the plush cats and duck targets for prizes, then shoot the Juggler to lock the ball or a Mystery Score. Hit the Dunk Tank Dummy, ride the two Ferris Wheels, then go by the Palace for the Palace Jackpot and free Fanservice
. For the biggest thrills, ride the Comet and Hurricane rollercoasters, then light up the clown's face for the Clown Time frenzy — but don't get sick when the Hurricane hits the corkscrews on the backglass...
This was the final table in Williams' "rollercoaster" series of pinballs, after Comet
While the first two games were widely popular for their uncomplicated gameplay and thrill ride themes, Hurricane
is more divisive, with detractors turned off by the overly complicated rules, flow-breaking ferris wheels, and heavy emphasis on clowns. On the other hand, its supporters praise its strategy-oriented design, particularly the need to master multiball for the best scores.
Has no relation to Whirlwind
The Hurricane pinball demonstrates the following tropes: