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In spite of its [[TheGrandListOfOverusedScienceFictionCliches cliche-riddled threadbare]] ExcusePlot, ''Robot'' is well-regarded for its shot variety and lively playfield design. Rolling down the Robot Bridge to raise the robot targets is viscerally satisfying, and the vibrant artwork has a distinctively European charm. The scoring can be a bit uneven, but this remains a fun and original game for players of all types.

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In spite of its [[TheGrandListOfOverusedScienceFictionCliches [[Website/TheGrandListOfOverusedScienceFictionCliches cliche-riddled threadbare]] ExcusePlot, ''Robot'' is well-regarded for its shot variety and lively playfield design. Rolling down the Robot Bridge to raise the robot targets is viscerally satisfying, and the vibrant artwork has a distinctively European charm. The scoring can be a bit uneven, but this remains a fun and original game for players of all types.


'''Robot''' is a PhysicalPinballTable released in 1985 by Italian arcade game maker Creator/{{Zaccaria}}.

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'''Robot''' ''Robot'' is a PhysicalPinballTable released in 1985 by Italian arcade game maker Creator/{{Zaccaria}}.



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[[caption-width-right:350:[[Film/{{Robot}} Rajnikanth]] without the special effects.]]

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* ComputerEqualsTapeDrive: The robot has a band of multicolored blinking lights around its torso.



->'''Robot:''' "[-MISSION COMPLETE. RETURN TO BASE.-]"

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->'''Robot:''' "[-MISSION COMPLETE. RETURN TO BASE.-]"

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* KillAllHumans


In spite of its [[TheGrandListOfOverusedScienceFictionCliches cliche-riddled threadbare]] ExcusePlot, ''Robot'' is well-regarded for its shot variety and lively playfield design. Rolling down the Robot Bridge to raise the robot targets is viscerally satisfying, and the vibrant artwork has a distinctively European charm. The scoring can be a bit uneven and unpredictable, but this remains a fun and original game for players of all types.

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In spite of its [[TheGrandListOfOverusedScienceFictionCliches cliche-riddled threadbare]] ExcusePlot, ''Robot'' is well-regarded for its shot variety and lively playfield design. Rolling down the Robot Bridge to raise the robot targets is viscerally satisfying, and the vibrant artwork has a distinctively European charm. The scoring can be a bit uneven and unpredictable, uneven, but this remains a fun and original game for players of all types.


In spite of its [[TheGrandListOfOverusedScienceFictionCliches cliche-riddled threadbare plot,]] ''Robot'' is well-regarded for its shot variety and lively playfield design. Rolling down the Robot Bridge to raise the robot targets is viscerally satisfying, and the vibrant artwork has a distinctively European charm. The scoring can be a bit uneven and unpredictable, but this remains a fun and original game for players of all types.

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In spite of its [[TheGrandListOfOverusedScienceFictionCliches cliche-riddled threadbare plot,]] threadbare]] ExcusePlot, ''Robot'' is well-regarded for its shot variety and lively playfield design. Rolling down the Robot Bridge to raise the robot targets is viscerally satisfying, and the vibrant artwork has a distinctively European charm. The scoring can be a bit uneven and unpredictable, but this remains a fun and original game for players of all types.


The game depicts a RobotWar in an unspecified future, with the as part of a human resistance fighting against the mechanical menace. Hit the five dropdown targets to enable the Orange Special, then knock down the three Z-Targets and enter the Tunnel to raise the bonus multiplier. Run across the Robot Bridge and five robots will rise from the playfield; knock them all down to advance the Red Special and collect the jackpot.

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The game depicts a RobotWar in an unspecified future, with the player as part of a human resistance fighting against the mechanical menace. Hit the five dropdown targets to enable the Orange Special, then knock down the three Z-Targets and enter the Tunnel to raise the bonus multiplier. Run across the Robot Bridge and five robots will rise from the playfield; knock them all down to advance the Red Special and collect the jackpot.

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* ExcusePlot


* HelmetsAreHardlyHeroic: Averted; all of the humans wear spherical space helmets that completely cover their heads.

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* HelmetsAreHardlyHeroic: Averted; all of the humans human fighters wear spherical space helmets that completely cover their heads.



* SpaceClothes: The humans all wear full-body jumpsuits in bright shades of green, purple, and pink.

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* SpaceClothes: The humans human fighters all wear full-body jumpsuits in bright shades of green, purple, and pink.

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

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->'''Robot:''' "[-CHALLENGE THE ROBOTS OF ZACCARIA.-]"

'''Robot''' is a PhysicalPinballTable released in 1985 by Italian arcade game maker Creator/{{Zaccaria}}.

The game depicts a RobotWar in an unspecified future, with the as part of a human resistance fighting against the mechanical menace. Hit the five dropdown targets to enable the Orange Special, then knock down the three Z-Targets and enter the Tunnel to raise the bonus multiplier. Run across the Robot Bridge and five robots will rise from the playfield; knock them all down to advance the Red Special and collect the jackpot.

In spite of its [[TheGrandListOfOverusedScienceFictionCliches cliche-riddled threadbare plot,]] ''Robot'' is well-regarded for its shot variety and lively playfield design. Rolling down the Robot Bridge to raise the robot targets is viscerally satisfying, and the vibrant artwork has a distinctively European charm. The scoring can be a bit uneven and unpredictable, but this remains a fun and original game for players of all types.

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!!This pinball game demonstrates the following tropes:

* BadFuture: Killer Robots are on the rampage, humanity is on its last legs, and great cities lie in ruins in the background. What else could it be?
* CapedMecha: The robot on the backglass wears a giant red cape.
* ComputerVoice[=/=]MachineMonotone: The robot leader speaks with a distinctively electronic voice.
* HelmetsAreHardlyHeroic: Averted; all of the humans wear spherical space helmets that completely cover their heads.
* HumongousMecha: The robots are large enough to grab a human in one hand.
* KillerRobot: All of them, without exception.
* RobotWar
* SpaceClothes: The humans all wear full-body jumpsuits in bright shades of green, purple, and pink.
* SpellingBonus: Repeatedly knock down the pop-up robots to spell R-O-B-O-T and enable the Red Special.
* TinCanRobot
* TouchOfTheMonster: On the backglass, a robot holds an unconscious woman in his right hand.

->'''Robot:''' "[-MISSION COMPLETE. RETURN TO BASE.-]"

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