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'''''Playboy''''' (Stern) is a PhysicalPinballTable designed by Dwight Sullivan and Creator/GeorgeGomez, with art by Kevin O'Connor. It was released in 2002 by Creator/SternPinball, and is the third [[LicensedPinballTables licensed pinball]] [[Pinball/{{Playboy}} based on the popular men's publication.]]

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'''''Playboy''''' ''Playboy'' (Stern) is a PhysicalPinballTable designed by Dwight Sullivan and Creator/GeorgeGomez, with art by Kevin O'Connor. It was released in 2002 by Creator/SternPinball, and is the third [[LicensedPinballTables licensed pinball]] [[Pinball/{{Playboy}} based on the popular men's publication.]]



-->'''Playmate:''' "Hit it again!"

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-->'''Playmate:''' "Hit it again!"


'''''Playboy''''' (Stern) is a PhysicalPinballTable designed by Dwight Sullivan and Creator/GeorgeGomez, with art by Kevin O'Connor. It was released in 2002 by Creator/SternPinball, and is the third [[LicensedPinballTables licensed pinball]] based on the popular men's publication.

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'''''Playboy''''' (Stern) is a PhysicalPinballTable designed by Dwight Sullivan and Creator/GeorgeGomez, with art by Kevin O'Connor. It was released in 2002 by Creator/SternPinball, and is the third [[LicensedPinballTables licensed pinball]] [[Pinball/{{Playboy}} based on the popular men's publication.
publication.]]


Eschewing all pretense of modesty, this game fully an unapologetically embraces its skin magazine heritage. The primary objective is to collect twelve Playmates and start the Mansion Mania WizardMode, but along the way are various ancillary tasks, such as spinning the Magazine Rack, hitting the Peek-A-Boo beaded curtains, and unfolding the playfield Centerfold for three-ball multiball and a chance at the Triple Jackpot. Go for a Photo Shoot, join in a Pajama Party, and roll down the Tease Screen, but don't get too distracted on your way to becoming the next Playboy Champion.

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Eschewing all pretense of modesty, this game fully an and unapologetically embraces its skin magazine heritage. The primary objective is to collect twelve Playmates and start the Mansion Mania WizardMode, but along the way are various ancillary tasks, such as spinning the Magazine Rack, hitting the Peek-A-Boo beaded curtains, and unfolding the playfield Centerfold for three-ball multiball and a chance at the Triple Jackpot. Go for a Photo Shoot, join in a Pajama Party, and roll down the Tease Screen, but don't get too distracted on your way to becoming the next Playboy Champion.


* EmergingFromTheShadows: The "Tease Screen", which is gradually unrolled to reveal a Playmate behind it.



* TheReveal: The "Tease Screen", which is gradually unrolled to reveal a Playmate behind it.

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* WizardMode: "Mansion Mania," available after collecting all twelve Playmates.


* AdjustableCensorship: The operator-adjustible Playmate photos.

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* AdjustableCensorship: The operator-adjustible In addition to the different Playmate photos.photos on the playfield, the game can be set to include or omit nude images on the display for the "Strip Poker" and "Photo Shoot" events.



* TheImmodestOrgasm: Sound effects include a wide assortment of "ooohs," "aaahs," and moans.



-->"Hit it again!"

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-->"Hit -->'''Playmate:''' "Hit it again!"


This game is notable for coming with three different sets of playfield stickers, allowing operators to set up the game with clothed, topless, or fully nude Playmates. Aside from the sex appeal, it's regarded as a middling game by most pinheads, one that's easy enough for the masses but not challenging enough for expert players. Even so, the game does have its supporters, who [[IReadItForTheArticles insist they enjoy it strictly for its old-school gameplay.]]

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This game is notable for coming with three different sets of playfield stickers, inserts, allowing operators to set up the game with clothed, topless, or fully nude Playmates. Aside from the sex appeal, it's regarded as a middling game by most pinheads, one that's easy enough for the masses but not challenging enough for expert players. Even so, the game does have its supporters, who [[IReadItForTheArticles insist they enjoy it strictly for its old-school gameplay.]]



* AdjustableCensorship

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* AdjustableCensorshipAdjustableCensorship: The operator-adjustible Playmate photos.
* DistinguishedGentlemansPipe: Hugh Hefner is shown with one on the backglass.
* {{Fanservice}}: The whole point of the game, really.
* GottaCatchEmAll: The player must collect twenty-five Playboy rabbit icons for each Playmate. Yes, that's ''three hundred'' all together...



* PlayboyBunny: Seen on the backglass and the sides of the backbox.

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* [[SlumberParty Pajama Party]]: One of the game's events.
* PinUp: The three illustrated Playmates on the playfield adopt classic pin-up poses.
* PlayboyBunny: Seen Prominently seen on the backglass and the sides of the backbox.backbox; there are also a few on the playfield.



* SexSells

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* SexSellsSexSells: The advertisements for this game show off several scantily-clad Playmates hiding behind the pinball table itself.


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* SigilSpam: The Playboy rabbit logos scattered all over the playfield.


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* StripPoker: One of the game's events.


This game is notable for coming with three different sets of playfield stickers, allowing operators to set up the game with clothed, topless, or fully nude Playmates. Aside from the sex appeal, however, it's regarded as a middling game by most pinheads, one that's easy enough for the masses but not challenging enough for expert players. However, the game does have its supporters, who [[IReadItForTheArticles insist they enjoy it strictly for its old-school gameplay.]]

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This game is notable for coming with three different sets of playfield stickers, allowing operators to set up the game with clothed, topless, or fully nude Playmates. Aside from the sex appeal, however, it's regarded as a middling game by most pinheads, one that's easy enough for the masses but not challenging enough for expert players. However, Even so, the game does have its supporters, who [[IReadItForTheArticles insist they enjoy it strictly for its old-school gameplay.]]


This game is notable for coming with three different sets of playfield stickers, allowing operators to set up the game with clothed, topless, or fully nude Playmates. Aside from the sex appeal, however, it's regarded as a middling game by most pinball players, one that's easy enough for the masses but not hard enough to sustain devoted players. However, the game does have its supporters, who [[IReadItForTheArticles insist they enjoy it strictly for its old-school gameplay.]]

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This game is notable for coming with three different sets of playfield stickers, allowing operators to set up the game with clothed, topless, or fully nude Playmates. Aside from the sex appeal, however, it's regarded as a middling game by most pinball players, pinheads, one that's easy enough for the masses but not hard challenging enough to sustain devoted for expert players. However, the game does have its supporters, who [[IReadItForTheArticles insist they enjoy it strictly for its old-school gameplay.]]


'''''Playboy''''' (Stern) is a PhysicalPinballTable designed by Dwight Sullivan and Creator/GeorgeGomez, with art by Kevin O'Connor. It was released in 2002 by Creator/SternPinball, and is the third [[LicensedPinballTables licensed pinball]] on the popular publication.

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'''''Playboy''''' (Stern) is a PhysicalPinballTable designed by Dwight Sullivan and Creator/GeorgeGomez, with art by Kevin O'Connor. It was released in 2002 by Creator/SternPinball, and is the third [[LicensedPinballTables licensed pinball]] based on the popular men's publication.

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->The Girls are Waiting for You...
-->--''Advertising flyer''

'''''Playboy''''' (Stern) is a PhysicalPinballTable designed by Dwight Sullivan and Creator/GeorgeGomez, with art by Kevin O'Connor. It was released in 2002 by Creator/SternPinball, and is the third [[LicensedPinballTables licensed pinball]] on the popular publication.

Eschewing all pretense of modesty, this game fully an unapologetically embraces its skin magazine heritage. The primary objective is to collect twelve Playmates and start the Mansion Mania WizardMode, but along the way are various ancillary tasks, such as spinning the Magazine Rack, hitting the Peek-A-Boo beaded curtains, and unfolding the playfield Centerfold for three-ball multiball and a chance at the Triple Jackpot. Go for a Photo Shoot, join in a Pajama Party, and roll down the Tease Screen, but don't get too distracted on your way to becoming the next Playboy Champion.

This game is notable for coming with three different sets of playfield stickers, allowing operators to set up the game with clothed, topless, or fully nude Playmates. Aside from the sex appeal, however, it's regarded as a middling game by most pinball players, one that's easy enough for the masses but not hard enough to sustain devoted players. However, the game does have its supporters, who [[IReadItForTheArticles insist they enjoy it strictly for its old-school gameplay.]]

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!!This ''Playboy'' pinball demonstrates the following tropes:

* AdjustableCensorship
* LicensedPinballTable
* NoNameGiven: The twelve Playmates to be collected, who are simply identified as "Miss January," "Miss February," etc.[[note]]In actuality, they are the magazine's 1999 Playmate roster[[/note]]
* NippleAndDimed: Averted with the topless and nude inserts.
* NoPlotNoProblem: Unabashedly so.
* PlayboyBunny: Seen on the backglass and the sides of the backbox.
* TheReveal: The "Tease Screen", which is gradually unrolled to reveal a Playmate behind it.
* SexSells
* ShamelessFanserviceGirl: All of the Playmates, without exception.
* SkillShot: Gently launch the ball to open the playfield magazine.
* WolfWhistle: Played at the start of a game.
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-->"Hit it again!"

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