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** Casino Run, which is enabled after you play all four casino games. You start with a bank of 100 million points and get one free spin on a slot machine to rack up more points and prizes (specials, lit extra balls, etc.). Then you can either cash out and end the round, or risk it and try to get another spin. If you take the risk, the ball is kicked into play and a 45-second timer starts; every switch/target adds 4 million to the bank, and you have to make a lit shot to get another spin and the same choice. If you run out of time or spin a bomb (without having earlier spun a bucket of water to defuse it), the round ends and you lose the whole bank.

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** Casino Run, which is enabled after you play all four casino games. You start with a bank of 100 million points and get one free spin on a slot machine to rack up more points and prizes (specials, lit extra balls, etc.). Then you can either cash out and end the round, or risk it and try to get another spin. If you take the risk, the ball is kicked into play and a 45-second timer starts; every switch/target adds 4 million to the bank, and you have to make a lit shot to get another spin and the same choice. If you run out of time or spin a bomb (without having earlier spun Pin*Bot whacking the machine to nudge it away or a bucket of water from an earlier spin to defuse it), the round ends and you lose the whole bank.

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* ShoutOut: The Multiball starting animation of moving through multiple doors opening resembles similar doors on [[Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 The Satellite of Love]] after "MOVIE SIGN" is announced.

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* BettingMiniGame: Naturally, being casino-themed. The four casino games at the saucer allow the player to go double-or-nothing with the points won from the game. Shooting a timed shot under the left ramp will award double the amount won from the game, but the winnings are forfeited if the shot is not made. The Casino Run WizardMode (described below) is one as well.

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* BettingMiniGame: Naturally, being casino-themed. The Three of the four casino games at the saucer (Keno, Roll the Dice, Pinbot Poker) allow the player to go double-or-nothing with the points won from the game.game. The fourth (Slot Machine) offers this option when it gives points as its prize. Shooting a timed shot under the left ramp will award double the amount won from the game, but the winnings are forfeited if the shot is not made. The Casino Run WizardMode (described below) is one as well.



** Casino Run, which is enabled after you play all four casino games. You start with a bank of 100 million points and get one free spin on a slot machine to rack up more points and prizes (specials, lit extra balls, etc.). Then you can either cash out and end the round, or risk it and try to get another spin. If you take the risk, the ball is kicked into play and a 45-second timer starts; you then have to make a lit shot to get another spin and the same choice. If you run out of time or spin a bomb (without a bucket of water to defuse it), the round ends and you lose the whole bank.

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** Casino Run, which is enabled after you play all four casino games. You start with a bank of 100 million points and get one free spin on a slot machine to rack up more points and prizes (specials, lit extra balls, etc.). Then you can either cash out and end the round, or risk it and try to get another spin. If you take the risk, the ball is kicked into play and a 45-second timer starts; every switch/target adds 4 million to the bank, and you then have to make a lit shot to get another spin and the same choice. If you run out of time or spin a bomb (without having earlier spun a bucket of water to defuse it), the round ends and you lose the whole bank.


One interesting game mechanic is that the player can cheat in most modes by mashing the Extra Ball buy-in button, letting Pin*Bot aid the player in some way.

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One interesting game mechanic is that the player can cheat in most modes by mashing the Extra Ball buy-in button, letting Pin*Bot aid improve the player outcome in some way.
way. Every casino game offers a chance to go for double or nothing afterward.



* CartoonBomb: These litter the Casino Run wheel, waiting to end the mode.

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* CartoonBomb: These litter the reels on the Casino Run wheel, slot machine, waiting to end the mode.



** The strobing liens of lights to open the visor could be considered a skill shot too.

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** The strobing liens lines of lights to open the visor could be considered a skill shot too.



** "Casino Run", where you get one ball and 45 seconds to build up your bank of earnings, then shoot either eye socket or the Game Saucer to spin a slot machine and decide whether to risk your winnings (Points/Extra Ball lightings/Specials) or to cash out and keep them. Naturally, deciding to carry on brings the opportunity for bigger earnings, but at a risk of losing everything in the bank either by failing to spin again before time runs out, or to spin and possibly get bombed out.

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** "Casino Run", where Casino Run, which is enabled after you play all four casino games. You start with a bank of 100 million points and get one ball and 45 seconds to build up your bank of earnings, then shoot either eye socket or the Game Saucer to free spin on a slot machine to rack up more points and decide whether to risk your winnings (Points/Extra Ball lightings/Specials) or to prizes (specials, lit extra balls, etc.). Then you can either cash out and keep them. Naturally, deciding to carry on brings end the opportunity for bigger earnings, but at a round, or risk of losing everything in it and try to get another spin. If you take the bank either by failing risk, the ball is kicked into play and a 45-second timer starts; you then have to spin again before time runs out, or make a lit shot to get another spin and possibly get bombed out.the same choice. If you run out of time or spin a bomb (without a bucket of water to defuse it), the round ends and you lose the whole bank.


The game is themed around an intergalactic casino, with Pin*Bot and The Machine hosting four gambling games -- Pin*Bot Poker, Slot Machine, Roll the Dice, and Keno -- with several other methods of getting points. Eventually, you'll get to the [[WizardMode Casino Run]], where you spin a wheel and hope to get a good spot, avoiding the [[{{Whammy}} bomb]].

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The game is themed around an intergalactic casino, with Pin*Bot and The Machine hosting four gambling games -- Pin*Bot Poker, Slot Machine, Roll the Dice, and Keno -- with several other methods of getting points. Eventually, you'll get to the [[WizardMode Casino Run]], where you spin a wheel slot machine to rack up points and hope to get a good spot, prizes while avoiding the [[{{Whammy}} bomb]].


* DevelopersForesight: The pinball is supposed to enter the Visor through the eyes. If the player manages to enter it during Mega Visor without going through one of the eyes, the next ball hitting the Visor can bank the other into an eye for a Dirty Pool, granting compliments on your cheating from The Machine, and the game itself says, [[ShoutOut "Dirty Pool, old man...]] [[Pinball/TheAddamsFamily I like it!"]], awarding [[spoiler: instant completion of Mega Visor, an instant Super Jack*Bot, and lighting the Ramp for a Mega Jack*Bot.]]
* DoubleUnlock: Part of one: one of ''VideoGame/MortalKombat3''[='=]s Kombat Kodes simply prints the text "Hold Flippers During Casino Run" on the screen. While most people would be left scratching their heads, those few who were both gamers and pinheads would know to hold the flippers at the beginning of [[WizardMode Casino Run]] when the ''[=MK3=]'' symbol is visible to receive game tips.The ''Pinball Arcade'' version retains this due to using ROM emulation as part of the simulation package, and the instructions even call this out. (It's referred to by its initials, though, in a case of WritingAroundTrademarks.)
* EasterEgg: Press both flipper buttons when the wheel is spinning in Casino Run to get a Kombat Kode for ''VideoGame/MortalKombat3''. (Another Kombat Kode in ''3'' itself tells you how to do this.)

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* CompanyCrossReferences:
** One of the phrases Pin*Bot can say when cheating is "Look, there's [[Pinball/FunHouse Rudy]]."
** One of the robots from ''Pinball/TheTwilightZone'' appear during the MatchSequence.
** Triggering the trick noted under DevelopersForesight below prompts the game to remark [[Pinball/TheAddamsFamily "Dirty Pool, old man...I like it!"]]
* DevelopersForesight: The pinball is supposed to enter the Visor through the eyes. If the player manages to enter it during Mega Visor without going through one of the eyes, the next ball hitting the Visor can bank the other into an eye for a Dirty Pool, granting compliments on your cheating from The Machine, and the game itself says, [[ShoutOut [[CompanyCrossReferences "Dirty Pool, old man...]] [[Pinball/TheAddamsFamily I like it!"]], awarding [[spoiler: instant completion of Mega Visor, an instant Super Jack*Bot, and lighting the Ramp for a Mega Jack*Bot.]]
* DoubleUnlock: Part of one: one of ''VideoGame/MortalKombat3''[='=]s Kombat Kodes simply prints the text "Hold Flippers During Casino Run" on the screen. While most people would be left scratching their heads, those few who were both gamers and pinheads would know to hold This is a direct hint for this game, where holding the flippers at the beginning of [[WizardMode Casino Run]] when the ''[=MK3=]'' symbol is visible to receive gives the player game tips.tips. The ''Pinball Arcade'' version retains this due to using ROM emulation as part of the simulation package, and the instructions even call this out. (It's referred to by its initials, though, in a case of WritingAroundTrademarks.)
* EasterEgg: EasterEgg:
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Press both flipper buttons when the wheel is spinning in Casino Run to get a Kombat Kode for ''VideoGame/MortalKombat3''. (Another Kombat Kode in ''3'' itself tells you how to do this.)



* TheFuture
* HumongousMecha

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* %%* TheFuture
* %%* HumongousMecha



* MythologyGag:
** One of the phrases Pin*Bot can say when cheating is "Look, there's [[Pinball/FunHouse Rudy]]."
** One of the robots from ''Pinball/TheTwilightZone'' appear during the MatchSequence.



* NotCheatingUnlessYouGetCaught: AvertedTrope, The Machine compliments you for cheating if you can manage it.
* OddlyNamedSequel2ElectricBoogaloo

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* NotCheatingUnlessYouGetCaught: AvertedTrope, AvertedTrope; The Machine compliments you for cheating if you can manage it.
* %%* OddlyNamedSequel2ElectricBoogaloo



* PunBasedTitle

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* PunBasedTitlePunBasedTitle: ''Pin*Bot'' + "jackpot" = ''Jack*Bot''.



* ShoutOut: [[Pinball/TheAddamsFamily "Dirty Pool, old man...I like it!"]]
* SistineSteal: Done on the sides of the cabinet, which feature a close-up of Pin*Bot and The Machine's hands touching outstretched fingers
* SkillShot: The Vortex, awarding points multiplied by the [[ScoreMultiplier Vortex Multiplier]]. During Casino Run, the middle award will either add 10 seconds (if 10 or more seconds are remaining) or collect the bank. The first plunge for Multiball will award a Jack*Bot on the middle hole.
** A pretty widely-known trick however is that the game will not recognize the ball as "in play" until three switches are hit. For this reason, some players will ignore the normal Skill Shot and instead plunge the ball just hard enough to get out of the plunger lane without hitting the bumpers to get control of the ball and a free shot at anything.

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* ShoutOut: [[Pinball/TheAddamsFamily "Dirty Pool, old man...I like it!"]]
* SistineSteal: Done on the sides of the cabinet, which feature a close-up of Pin*Bot and The Machine's hands touching outstretched fingers
fingers.
* SkillShot: SkillShot:
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The Vortex, awarding points multiplied by the [[ScoreMultiplier Vortex Multiplier]]. During Casino Run, the middle award will either add 10 seconds (if 10 or more seconds are remaining) or collect the bank. The first plunge for Multiball will award a Jack*Bot on the middle hole.
** *** A pretty widely-known trick however trick, however, is that the game will not recognize the ball as "in play" until three switches are hit. For this reason, some players will ignore the normal Skill Shot and instead plunge the ball just hard enough to get out of the plunger lane without hitting the bumpers to get control of the ball and a free shot at anything.


A digital version is available for ''VideoGame/ThePinballArcade''.

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A digital version is was available for ''VideoGame/ThePinballArcade''.
''VideoGame/ThePinballArcade'' before the license to all WMS tables expired on July 1, 2018.


The game is themed around an intergalactic casino, with Pin*Bot and The Bride hosting four gambling games -- Pin*Bot Poker, Slot Machine, Roll the Dice, and Keno -- with several other methods of getting points. Eventually, you'll get to the [[WizardMode Casino Run]], where you spin a wheel and hope to get a good spot, avoiding the [[{{Whammy}} bomb]].

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The game is themed around an intergalactic casino, with Pin*Bot and The Bride Machine hosting four gambling games -- Pin*Bot Poker, Slot Machine, Roll the Dice, and Keno -- with several other methods of getting points. Eventually, you'll get to the [[WizardMode Casino Run]], where you spin a wheel and hope to get a good spot, avoiding the [[{{Whammy}} bomb]].



* BoobsAndButtPose: The Bride takes this pose on the backbox's side, though she's standing up.

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* BoobsAndButtPose: The Bride Machine takes this pose on the backbox's side, though she's standing up.



* BridalCarry: The backglass shows Pin*Bot carrying The Bride in his arms, while simultaneously holding a handful of playing cards.

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* BridalCarry: The backglass shows Pin*Bot carrying The Bride Machine in his arms, while simultaneously holding a handful of playing cards.



* DevelopersForesight: The pinball is supposed to enter the Visor through the eyes. If the player manages to enter it during Mega Visor without going through one of the eyes, the next ball hitting the Visor can bank the other into an eye for a Dirty Pool, granting compliments on your cheating from The Bride, and the game itself says, [[ShoutOut "Dirty Pool, old man...]] [[Pinball/TheAddamsFamily I like it!"]], awarding [[spoiler: instant completion of Mega Visor, an instant Super Jack*Bot, and lighting the Ramp for a Mega Jack*Bot.]]

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* DevelopersForesight: The pinball is supposed to enter the Visor through the eyes. If the player manages to enter it during Mega Visor without going through one of the eyes, the next ball hitting the Visor can bank the other into an eye for a Dirty Pool, granting compliments on your cheating from The Bride, Machine, and the game itself says, [[ShoutOut "Dirty Pool, old man...]] [[Pinball/TheAddamsFamily I like it!"]], awarding [[spoiler: instant completion of Mega Visor, an instant Super Jack*Bot, and lighting the Ramp for a Mega Jack*Bot.]]



* {{Fembot}}: The Bride of Pin*Bot.

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* {{Fembot}}: The Bride of Pin*Bot.Machine.



* NonMammalMammaries: The Bride has 'em.

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* NonMammalMammaries: The Bride Machine has 'em.



* NotCheatingUnlessYouGetCaught: AvertedTrope, The Bride compliments you for cheating if you can manage it.

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* NotCheatingUnlessYouGetCaught: AvertedTrope, The Bride Machine compliments you for cheating if you can manage it.



* ShesGotLegs: The Bride shows off her legs both on the backglass and on the playfield.

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* ShesGotLegs: The Bride Machine shows off her legs both on the backglass and on the playfield.



* SistineSteal: Done on the sides of the cabinet, which feature a close-up of Pin*Bot and The Bride's hands touching outstretched fingers

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* SistineSteal: Done on the sides of the cabinet, which feature a close-up of Pin*Bot and The Bride's Machine's hands touching outstretched fingers


* SerialNumbersFiledOff: The WizardMode pretty much is exactly the same concept as the BonusRound of the GameShow ''Series/TheJokersWild'' for most of its run, ''Face the Devil'', with the Bomb subbing for the Devil.


* DevelopersForesight: The pinball is supposed to enter the Visor through the eyes. If the player manages to enter it during Mega Visor without going through one of the eyes, the next ball hitting the Visor can bank the other into an eye for a Dirty Pool, granting compliments on your cheating from The Bride, and the game itself says, [[ShoutOut "Dirty Pool, old man...]] [[Pinball/TheAddamsFamily I like it!"]]
awarding [[spoiler: instant completion of Mega Visor, an instant Super Jack*Bot, and lighting the Ramp for a Mega Jack*Bot.]]

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* DevelopersForesight: The pinball is supposed to enter the Visor through the eyes. If the player manages to enter it during Mega Visor without going through one of the eyes, the next ball hitting the Visor can bank the other into an eye for a Dirty Pool, granting compliments on your cheating from The Bride, and the game itself says, [[ShoutOut "Dirty Pool, old man...]] [[Pinball/TheAddamsFamily I like it!"]]
it!"]], awarding [[spoiler: instant completion of Mega Visor, an instant Super Jack*Bot, and lighting the Ramp for a Mega Jack*Bot.]]


->''It's Within Everyone's Reach.''

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->''It's
->''"It's
Within Everyone's Reach.''
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* TheDevTeamThinksOfEverything: If the player manages to shoot a pinball into the Visor during Mega Visor (without actually shooting it into one of the eyes), shooting another ball towards the Visor can bank the other into an eye for a Dirty Pool, awarding [[spoiler: instant completion of Mega Visor, an instant Super Jack*Bot, and lighting the Ramp for a Mega Jack*Bot.]]
** NotCheatingUnlessYouGetCaught: Averted. The Bride compliments you for cheating.
*** ShoutOut: [[Pinball/TheAddamsFamily "Dirty Pool, old man...I like it!"]]

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* TheDevTeamThinksOfEverything: DevelopersForesight: The pinball is supposed to enter the Visor through the eyes. If the player manages to shoot a pinball into the Visor enter it during Mega Visor (without actually shooting it into without going through one of the eyes), shooting another eyes, the next ball towards hitting the Visor can bank the other into an eye for a Dirty Pool, granting compliments on your cheating from The Bride, and the game itself says, [[ShoutOut "Dirty Pool, old man...]] [[Pinball/TheAddamsFamily I like it!"]]
awarding [[spoiler: instant completion of Mega Visor, an instant Super Jack*Bot, and lighting the Ramp for a Mega Jack*Bot.]]
** NotCheatingUnlessYouGetCaught: Averted. The Bride compliments you for cheating.
*** ShoutOut: [[Pinball/TheAddamsFamily "Dirty Pool, old man...I like it!"]]
]]



* EverythingsBetterWithCows: A cow can be awarded during Casino Run, awarding a Special instantly.

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* EverythingsBetterWithCows: EverythingsBetterWithCows:
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A cow can be awarded during Casino Run, awarding a Special instantly.



*** Another moo can be heard at the start of Casino Run.

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*** Another ** A moo can be heard at the start of Casino Run.



* MythologyGag: One of the phrases Pin*Bot can say when cheating is "Look, there's [[Pinball/FunHouse Rudy]]."

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* MythologyGag: MythologyGag:
**
One of the phrases Pin*Bot can say when cheating is "Look, there's [[Pinball/FunHouse Rudy]]."



* NotCheatingUnlessYouGetCaught: AvertedTrope, The Bride compliments you for cheating if you can manage it.



* PinballScoring: Quite prevalent, with replay values being in the billions.

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* PinballScoring: Quite prevalent, with replay PinballScoring:
** Replay
values being are in the billions.



*** Mega Visor. Each hit is worth 50 million points for 25 hits. [[spoiler: Completion awards 750 million and opens the Visor. Locking a ball lights a Mega Jack*Bot on the Ramp.]]

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*** ** Mega Visor. Each hit is worth 50 million points for 25 hits. [[spoiler: Completion awards 750 million and opens the Visor. Locking a ball lights a Mega Jack*Bot on the Ramp.]]



* ShoutOut: [[Pinball/TheAddamsFamily "Dirty Pool, old man...I like it!"]]



* WizardMode: "Casino Run", where you get one ball and 45 seconds to build up your bank of earnings, then shoot either eye socket or the Game Saucer to spin a slot machine and decide whether to risk your winnings (Points/Extra Ball lightings/Specials) or to cash out and keep them. Naturally, deciding to carry on brings the opportunity for bigger earnings, but at a risk of losing everything in the bank either by failing to spin again before time runs out, or to spin and possibly get bombed out.
** Mega Visor. Look at how many points are available in this stage of Multiball! Compared to Casino Run, it's guaranteed scoring compared to risking your bank spin by spin without getting whammied by a bomb.

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* WizardMode: WizardMode:
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"Casino Run", where you get one ball and 45 seconds to build up your bank of earnings, then shoot either eye socket or the Game Saucer to spin a slot machine and decide whether to risk your winnings (Points/Extra Ball lightings/Specials) or to cash out and keep them. Naturally, deciding to carry on brings the opportunity for bigger earnings, but at a risk of losing everything in the bank either by failing to spin again before time runs out, or to spin and possibly get bombed out.
** Mega Visor. Look at how many points are available in this stage of Multiball! Compared to Casino Run, it's guaranteed scoring compared to risking your bank spin by spin without getting whammied by a bomb.bomb.
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