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[[caption-width-right:350:It's fast. It's furious. ''AND IT FIGHTS BACK!'']]
->'''General Yagov:''' "Now you die, comrade!"

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[[caption-width-right:350:It's [[caption-width-right:350:''[[{{Tagline}} It's fast. It's furious. ''AND AND IT FIGHTS BACK!'']]
->'''General Yagov:''' "Now
BACK!]]'']]
->''"Now
you die, comrade!"
comrade!"''
-->-- '''General Yagov'''



''F-14 Tomcat'' is noted for being the first pinball game to include a ball save feature, referred to in this game as "Flight Insurance". Its unabashed PatrioticFervor and intense gameplay boosted ''F-14 Tomcat'' to the best-selling pinball of 1987. The rules may not be particularly deep, but the nonstop action, adrenaline-pumping soundtrack, and furious gameplay makes it an iconic game that many consider one of Steve Ritchie's best.

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''F-14 Tomcat'' is noted for being the first pinball game to include a ball save feature, referred to in this game as "Flight Insurance". Its unabashed PatrioticFervor and intense gameplay boosted ''F-14 Tomcat'' to the best-selling pinball of 1987. The rules may not be particularly deep, but the nonstop action, adrenaline-pumping soundtrack, and furious gameplay makes it an iconic game that many consider one of Steve Ritchie's best.
Insurance".



!!The ''F-14 Tomcat'' pinball demonstrates the following tropes:

* AcePilot: "Hitman".
* AngryFistShake: Yagov does this on the playfield.
* AntiFrustrationFeatures: The "Flight Insurance" ball-saver, the first pinball game to feature one. This activates briefly whenever the kick-back on the left is shot, and also for a period of time at the beginning of the final ball, if you have done poorly. This was put in just in case the ball jumps the flippers when kicked by that Yagov Kicker, which is known to happen.
* BeardOfEvil: Yagov sports one (as seen on his picture between the upper flippers).
* BigNo: General Yagov yells this when you defeat him.
* CodeName: The player is only identified as "Hitman".
* TheComputerShallTauntYou: Yagov is a shining example.

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!!The ''F-14 !!''F-14 Tomcat'' pinball demonstrates the following tropes:

*
tropes:
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AcePilot: "Hitman".
* %%* AngryFistShake: Yagov does this on the playfield.
* AntiFrustrationFeatures: The "Flight Insurance" ball-saver, the first pinball game to feature one. This of its kind in pinball, activates briefly whenever the kick-back kickback on the left is shot, and shot (and also for a period of time at the beginning of the final ball, ball if you have done poorly.poorly). This was put in just in case the ball jumps the flippers when kicked by that Yagov Kicker, which is known to happen.
* BeardOfEvil: Yagov sports one (as seen General Yagov, the BigBad, is depicted with a beard on his picture between the upper flippers).
*
playfield.
%%*
BigNo: General Yagov yells this when you defeat him.
* CodeName: The player is only identified as "Hitman".
*
TheComputerShallTauntYou: Yagov is a shining example.frequently taunts "Hitman" -- and, by proxy, the player.



* CreatorCameo: All of the voices in the game were provided by Steve Ritchie (Yagov) and [[Creator/MarkRitchie his brother Mark]] (Hitman and Ramrod).
-->'''Hitman:''' "Lock on! Eagle One, Eagle One!"
* DuelingGames: With Creator/{{Gottlieb}}'s ''Gold Wings''.



* EvilLaugh: Yagov's got a memorable one.
* GeneralRipper[=/=]GloriousMotherRussia: Yagov, full stop.

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* %%* EvilLaugh: Yagov's got a memorable one.
* GeneralRipper[=/=]GloriousMotherRussia: Yagov, full stop.GloriousMotherRussia: General Yagov and his men are stereotypical Soviet Russia antagonists pitted against the PlayerCharacter, who's a member of the United States Navy. The playfield art depicts one member of the enemy squadron [[EvilLaugh laughing maniacally]] near a hammer and sickle, while losing the ball down the outlanes plays a Russian-sounding tune [[TheComputerShallTauntYou as a form of mockery]].



** When you drain your last ball:

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** When you drain Losing your last ball:final ball prompts a special soundbite to play depending on where it falls:
*** If the ball drains down the middle, Yagov taunts you directly.



** Alternatively, if your last ball drains via the outlanes:
-->'''Hitman:''' I'm hit! I-I-I-I-I *explosion*
* LargeHam: Yagov's over-the-top acting is a big part of his charm.
* MadLibsDialogue: A variant; one the Release is lit, some of the dialogue is pieced together from other voice clips in the game.

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** Alternatively, if your last *** If the ball drains via heads down the outlanes:
outlanes, "Hitman" audibly dies.
-->'''Hitman:''' I'm hit! I-I-I-I-I *explosion*
''[explosion]''
* LargeHam: Yagov's voice actor[[note]]Creator/MarkRitchie[[/note]] delivers his lines in a markedly over-the-top acting is a big part of his charm.
fashion.
* MadLibsDialogue: A variant; one variant. Once the Release is lit, some of the dialogue is pieced together from other voice clips in the game.



* MirroredConfrontationShot: "Hitman" and Yagov are facing each other on the playfield.
* NonLethalKO: Defeating Yagov doesn't stop him from taunting the player.
* OneManArmy: The player is this, against Yagov and his squadron.

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* MirroredConfrontationShot: [[PlayerCharacter "Hitman"]] and [[BigBad Yagov]] face each other on the upper playfield.
* GameplayAndStorySegregation: Even after killing Yagov, he'll still taunt you if you lose the ball under certain circumstances.
* OneManArmy:
"Hitman" and Yagov are facing each other on the playfield.
* NonLethalKO: Defeating Yagov doesn't stop him from taunting the player.
* OneManArmy: The player is this, against
fights General Yagov and his squadron.men alone.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: The player character is only identified as "Hitman".



* ScoreMultiplier: Hit the gates above the inlanes , then shoot the upper orbit to raise the bonus multiplier. Earning an 8x multiplier lights the Extra Ball on the left side shot.

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* ScoreMultiplier: Hit Hitting the gates above the inlanes , then shoot and shooting the upper orbit to raise raises the bonus multiplier. Earning an 8x multiplier lights the Extra Ball on the left side shot.multiplier.


* AntiFrustrationFeatures: The "Flight Insurance" ball-saver, the first pinball game to feature one. This activates briefly whenever the kick-back on the left is shot, and also for a period of time at the beginning of the final ball.

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* AntiFrustrationFeatures: The "Flight Insurance" ball-saver, the first pinball game to feature one. This activates briefly whenever the kick-back on the left is shot, and also for a period of time at the beginning of the final ball.ball, if you have done poorly. This was put in just in case the ball jumps the flippers when kicked by that Yagov Kicker, which is known to happen.


* CoolPlane

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* %%* CoolPlane



* ExcusePlot

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* %%* ExcusePlot



* HaveANiceDeath: When you drain the ball down the outlanes, a Russian jingle plays, ending with Yagov shouting, "[[ThatRussianSquatDance HEY!]]"

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* HaveANiceDeath: HaveANiceDeath:
**
When you drain the ball down the outlanes, a Russian jingle plays, ending with Yagov shouting, "[[ThatRussianSquatDance HEY!]]"



* ProgressiveJackpot
* PublicDomainSoundtrack / RealSongThemeTune: The high-score music is the U.S. Navy anthem "Anchors Aweigh". Making a safe landing during multiball plays the last two measures of the same song.
* RatedMForManly

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* %%* ProgressiveJackpot
* PublicDomainSoundtrack / RealSongThemeTune: PublicDomainSoundtrack: The high-score music is the U.S. Navy anthem "Anchors Aweigh". Making a safe landing during multiball plays the last two measures of the same song.
* %%* RatedMForManly


A digital version of ''F-14 Tomcat'' is available on ''VideoGame/ThePinballArcade''.

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A digital version of ''F-14 Tomcat'' is was available on ''VideoGame/ThePinballArcade''.''VideoGame/ThePinballArcade'' before the license to all Williams/Bally tables expired on July 1, 2018.


* AntiFrustrationFeatures: The "Flight Insurance" ball-saver, the first pinball game to feature one.

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* AntiFrustrationFeatures: The "Flight Insurance" ball-saver, the first pinball game to feature one. This activates briefly whenever the kick-back on the left is shot, and also for a period of time at the beginning of the final ball.


* CreatorCameo: All of the voices in the game were provided by Steve Ritchie (Yagov) and [[Creator/MarkRitchie his brother Mark]] (Hitman and Nimrod).

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* CreatorCameo: All of the voices in the game were provided by Steve Ritchie (Yagov) and [[Creator/MarkRitchie his brother Mark]] (Hitman and Nimrod).Ramrod).


'''F-14 Tomcat''' is a 1987 pinball game designed by Creator/SteveRitchie, programmed by Creator/EugeneJarvis, and released by Creator/WilliamsElectronics.

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'''F-14 Tomcat''' ''F-14 Tomcat'' is a 1987 pinball game designed by Creator/SteveRitchie, programmed by Creator/EugeneJarvis, and released by Creator/WilliamsElectronics.


* PublicDomainSoundtrack / RealSongThemeTune: The high-score music is the U.S. Navy anthem "Anchors Aweigh". Making a safe landing during multiball plays the last two measures of the same song.



* RealSongThemeTune: The high-score music is the U.S. Navy anthem "Anchors Aweigh". Making a safe landing during multiball plays the last two measures of the same song.


* BeardOfEvil: Yagov sports one (as seen on his picture between the upper flippers).



* CreatorCameo: All of the voices in the game were provided by Steve Ritchie (Yagov) and [[Creator/MarkRitchie his brother Mark]] (Hitman).

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* CreatorCameo: All of the voices in the game were provided by Steve Ritchie (Yagov) and [[Creator/MarkRitchie his brother Mark]] (Hitman).(Hitman and Nimrod).


Added DiffLines:

* NonLethalKO: Defeating Yagov doesn't stop him from taunting the player.


Added DiffLines:

* RealSongThemeTune: The high-score music is the U.S. Navy anthem "Anchors Aweigh". Making a safe landing during multiball plays the last two measures of the same song.


-->'''Hitman:''' I'm hit! I-I-I-I-I*crashing sound*

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-->'''Hitman:''' I'm hit! I-I-I-I-I*crashing sound*I-I-I-I-I *explosion*

Added DiffLines:

** Alternatively, if your last ball drains via the outlanes:
-->'''Hitman:''' I'm hit! I-I-I-I-I*crashing sound*


-->'''General Yagov:''' "You cannot win!"

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-->'''General Yagov:''' "You cannot can't win!"


''F-14 Tomcat'' is noted for being the first pinball game to include a ball save feature, referred to in this game as "Flight Insurance". Its unabashed PatrioticFervor and intense gameplay boosted ''F-14 Tomcat'' to the best-selling pinball of 1987. The rules may not be particularly deep, but the nonstop action, adrenaline-pumping soundtrack, and nonstop action makes it an iconic game that many players consider one of Steve Ritchie's best.

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''F-14 Tomcat'' is noted for being the first pinball game to include a ball save feature, referred to in this game as "Flight Insurance". Its unabashed PatrioticFervor and intense gameplay boosted ''F-14 Tomcat'' to the best-selling pinball of 1987. The rules may not be particularly deep, but the nonstop action, adrenaline-pumping soundtrack, and nonstop action furious gameplay makes it an iconic game that many players consider one of Steve Ritchie's best.


* TheComputerShallTauntYou: Yagov is a shining example.
-->'''Yagov:''' You can't win!



* MadLibsDialogue: A variant; one the Release is lit, some of the dialogue is pieced together from other voice clips in the game.
-->'''Hitman:''' I can't -- lock on.



* ScoreMultiplier: Hit the gates above the inlanes to raise the bonus multiplier; earning 10x multiplier on a single ball lights the Extra Ball on the left side shot.

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* ScoreMultiplier: Hit the gates above the inlanes , then shoot the upper orbit to raise the bonus multiplier; earning 10x multiplier. Earning an 8x multiplier on a single ball lights the Extra Ball on the left side shot.


On September 11, 2015, [=FarSight=] Studios [[https://www.facebook.com/pinballarcade/photos/pcb.977751228912604/977750492246011/?type=1 announced]] ''F-14 Tomcat'' as the next table to be added to ''VideoGame/ThePinballArcade''.

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On September 11, 2015, [=FarSight=] Studios [[https://www.facebook.com/pinballarcade/photos/pcb.977751228912604/977750492246011/?type=1 announced]] A digital version of ''F-14 Tomcat'' as the next table to be added to is available on ''VideoGame/ThePinballArcade''.

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