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* GoldenSnitch: Multiball is ridiculously unbalanced - The playfield multiplier is ''12x'' with all five balls out.

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* GoldenSnitch: Multiball is ridiculously unbalanced - The playfield multiplier is goes up to ''12x'' with all five balls out.


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* ScoreMultiplier: 3x, 6x, 9x, or 12x with 2, 3, 4, or 5 balls in play, respectively.

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* GoldenSnitch: Multiball is ridiculously unbalanced - The playfield multiplier is ''12x'' with all five balls out.


'''Strange Science''' is a PhysicalPinballTable designed by Dan Langlois and illustrated by Creator/GregFreres. It was released by Creator/BallyMidway in 1986.

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'''Strange Science''' ''Strange Science'' is a PhysicalPinballTable designed by Dan Langlois and illustrated by Creator/GregFreres. It was released by Creator/BallyMidway in 1986.



-->''Help! Totally.''

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-->''Help! Totally.''


On [[ItWasADarkAndStormyNight a dark and stormy night,]] [[HormoneAddledTeenager frisky teens Jodi and Todd]] venture into an abandoned old house, only to get separated by a MadScientist living within. Dr. Shock introduces Jodi to Gertrude the chimpanzee, then announces his wild experiment to [[FreakyFridayFlip swap their bodies.]] While Todd rushes to save her, the player must use the Particle Accelerator and the Atom Smasher to power up the experiment, and activate the Anti-Gravity machine to move balls up the playfield. Use the Power Saver to prevent drains down the outlane, fill up the test tube, then start a five-ball multiball spree and start some [[TitleDrop Strange Science!]]

[[TheMockbuster Capitalizing on the "wacky science" comedy movies]] of TheEighties, ''Strange Science'' ended up a modest success, selling around 2,300 units. It was marketed with a seven-page black-and-white comic by Brian Colin (the designer of ''VideoGame/{{Rampage}}'') documenting the back story of the game. While it's not a particularly deep game, it has a fair number of fans who enjoy its wacky humor and engaging layout.

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On [[ItWasADarkAndStormyNight a dark and stormy night,]] [[HormoneAddledTeenager frisky teens Jodi and Todd]] venture into an abandoned old house, only to get separated by a MadScientist living within. Dr. Shock introduces Jodi to Gertrude the chimpanzee, then announces his wild experiment to [[FreakyFridayFlip swap their bodies.]] While Todd rushes to save her, the player must use the Particle Accelerator and the Atom Smasher to power up the experiment, and activate the Anti-Gravity machine to move balls up the playfield. Use Trigger the Power Saver to prevent drains down the outlane, fill up the test tube, then start a five-ball multiball spree and start some [[TitleDrop Strange Science!]]

[[TheMockbuster Capitalizing on the "wacky science" comedy movies]] of TheEighties, ''Strange Science'' ended up a modest success, selling around 2,300 units. It was marketed with a seven-page black-and-white comic by Brian Colin (the designer of ''VideoGame/{{Rampage}}'') documenting the back story of the game.story. While it's not a particularly deep game, it has a fair number of fans who enjoy its wacky humor and engaging layout.


* UnwantedRescue: The comic ends with [[BigDamnHeroes Todd bursting in to rescue Jodi,]] only for her to note, "Save me?! He's gotta be kidding -- this is the most fun I've had in years!"

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* UnwantedRescue: The comic ends with [[BigDamnHeroes Todd bursting in to rescue Jodi,]] Jodi]] (whose mind is now in the body of Gertrude the chimp), only for her to note, "Save me?! He's gotta be kidding -- this is the most fun I've had in years!"

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[[caption-width-right:350:Hey, that's not [[Film/WeirdScience Lisa...]]]]

->'''Dr. Shock:''' "This is what [[TitleDrop Strange Science]] is all about!"

'''Strange Science''' is a PhysicalPinballTable designed by Dan Langlois and illustrated by Creator/GregFreres. It was released by Creator/BallyMidway in 1986.

On [[ItWasADarkAndStormyNight a dark and stormy night,]] [[HormoneAddledTeenager frisky teens Jodi and Todd]] venture into an abandoned old house, only to get separated by a MadScientist living within. Dr. Shock introduces Jodi to Gertrude the chimpanzee, then announces his wild experiment to [[FreakyFridayFlip swap their bodies.]] While Todd rushes to save her, the player must use the Particle Accelerator and the Atom Smasher to power up the experiment, and activate the Anti-Gravity machine to move balls up the playfield. Use the Power Saver to prevent drains down the outlane, fill up the test tube, then start a five-ball multiball spree and start some [[TitleDrop Strange Science!]]

[[TheMockbuster Capitalizing on the "wacky science" comedy movies]] of TheEighties, ''Strange Science'' ended up a modest success, selling around 2,300 units. It was marketed with a seven-page black-and-white comic by Brian Colin (the designer of ''VideoGame/{{Rampage}}'') documenting the back story of the game. While it's not a particularly deep game, it has a fair number of fans who enjoy its wacky humor and engaging layout.

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!!''Strange Science'' demonstrates the following tropes:

* AllThereInTheManual: The game's background story is only presented in the promotional comic.
* AntiGravity: The Anti-Gravity machine shoots balls up to the top of the playfield.
* BigElectricSwitch: Dr. Shock is grabbing one on the backglass.
* DamselInDistress: Jodi.
* EinsteinHair: Dr. Shock has a scalp of cropped white hair.
* EpilepticFlashingLights: The Jacob's Ladder neon topper tends to flicker very rapidly, producing this effect.
* EvilLaugh: Though the game lacks any voices, it makes up for it with a variety of modulated laughs from Dr. Shock.
* ExcusePlot: The backstory of Jodi, Todd, and Shock's experiment don't factor into the game at all -- just shoot stuff and score points.
* FreakyFridayFlip: The experiment is to swap Jodi and Gertrude's bodies.
* GeniusSlob: Dr. Shock's desk (represented by the pinball table's apron) is a slovenly mess, including a half-empty can of cola, a partially-eaten cheeseburger and a tube of ketchup.
* HormoneAddledTeenager: Jodi and Todd.
* ImprobableWeaponUser: Todd charges into the laboratory with his electric guitar held like a shotgun.
* ItWasADarkAndStormyNight
* LabcoatOfScienceAndMedicine: Dr. Shock is always seen wearing one.
* MadScientist: Dr. E. Shock, the antagonist.
* MadScientistLaboratory: The playfield is decorated like a classic laboratory. Operators can also install a backbox topper resembling a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spark_gap#Visual_entertainment Jacob's Ladder]] with an electric arc.
* TheMockbuster: The game intentionally invites comparisons to films such as ''Film/WeirdScience'' and ''Film/RealGenius''.
* NoNameGiven: Ultimately subverted; although the MadScientist is never named anywhere, a small nametag on his coat reads "Dr. E. Shock".
* NotSoAbandonedBuilding[=/=]OldDarkHouse: Shock's lab is located inside a seemingly-abandoned OldDarkHouse.
* SkillShot: Time your launch so it rolls over the Particle Separator switch when the moving light is on the desired reward.
* SpellingBonus: L-A-B increases the bonus multiplier, while S-T-R-A-N-G-E-S-C-I-E-N-C-E advances the Spark Bonus.
* UnwantedRescue: The comic ends with [[BigDamnHeroes Todd bursting in to rescue Jodi,]] only for her to note, "Save me?! He's gotta be kidding -- this is the most fun I've had in years!"
* ValleyGirl: Jodi even ''thinks'' in val-speak.
-->''Help! Totally.''

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