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!!The ''Wizard!'' pinball demonstrates the following tropes:

* ArtifactTitle[=/=]WhatCouldHaveBeen: According to designer Greg Kmiec, he originally intended ''Wizard!'' to be centered around a [[WizardClassic white-bearded medieval wizard]] who used magic to turn over the Flip Flags.

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!!The ''Wizard!'' pinball game demonstrates the following tropes:

* ArtifactTitle[=/=]WhatCouldHaveBeen: According to designer Greg Kmiec, he originally intended ''Wizard!'' to be centered around a [[WizardClassic white-bearded medieval wizard]] who used magic to turn over the Flip Flags.
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* LicensedPinballTable: ''Wizard!'' is believed to be the first licensed pinball ever.

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* LicensedPinballTable: ReimaginingTheArtifact: According to designer Greg Kmiec, he originally intended ''Wizard!'' is believed to be centered around a [[WizardClassic white-bearded medieval wizard]] who used magic to turn over the first licensed pinball ever.Flip Flags. After the game was re-themed after ''Tommy'' in development, it instead became a reference to the song "Pinball Wizard".
* SecondaryAdaptation: The game is themed around the 1975 film adaptation of Music/TheWho's RockOpera ''Music/{{Tommy}}''.
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'''Wizard!''' is an electro-mechanical [[PhysicalPinballTables pinball machine]] released in 1975 by Creator/{{Bally}}. Designed by Creator/GregKmiec with artwork by Creator/DaveChristensen, it is based on the ''Music/{{Tommy}}'' rock opera movie, and the backglass features the likenesses of Roger Daltry and Ann-Margret.

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'''Wizard!''' ''Wizard!'' is an electro-mechanical [[PhysicalPinballTables pinball machine]] released in 1975 by Creator/{{Bally}}. Designed by Creator/GregKmiec with artwork by Creator/DaveChristensen, it is based on the ''Music/{{Tommy}}'' rock opera movie, and the backglass features the likenesses of Roger Daltry and Ann-Margret.


Pinball buffs consider ''Wizard!'' to be one of the field's representative tables and a sterling representative of the electro-mechcnical era. The classic seventies-era art compliments the feature-filled playfield, while the fast action and flip flags keep the player's attention; as a result, ''Wizard!'' ended up being one of the top-selling pinballs of 1975.

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Pinball buffs consider ''Wizard!'' to be one of the field's representative tables and a sterling representative of the electro-mechcnical electro-mechanical era. The classic seventies-era art compliments the feature-filled playfield, while the fast action and flip flags keep the player's attention; as a result, ''Wizard!'' ended up being one of the top-selling pinballs of 1975.


'''Wizard!''' is an electro-mechanical [[PhysicalPinballTables pinball machine]] released in 1975 by Creator/{{Bally}}. Designed by Creator/GregKmiec with artwork by Dave Christensen, it is based on the ''Music/{{Tommy}}'' rock opera movie, and the backglass features the likenesses of Roger Daltry and Ann-Margret.

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'''Wizard!''' is an electro-mechanical [[PhysicalPinballTables pinball machine]] released in 1975 by Creator/{{Bally}}. Designed by Creator/GregKmiec with artwork by Dave Christensen, Creator/DaveChristensen, it is based on the ''Music/{{Tommy}}'' rock opera movie, and the backglass features the likenesses of Roger Daltry and Ann-Margret.


* HotMom: Nora, played by Ann-Margret.


Pinball buffs consider ''Wizard!'' to be one of the field's iconic tables and a sterling representative of the electro-mechcnical era. The classic seventies-era art compliments the feature-filled playfield, while the fast action and flip flags keep the player's attention; as a result, ''Wizard!'' ended up being one of the top-selling pinballs of 1975.

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Pinball buffs consider ''Wizard!'' to be one of the field's iconic representative tables and a sterling representative of the electro-mechcnical era. The classic seventies-era art compliments the feature-filled playfield, while the fast action and flip flags keep the player's attention; as a result, ''Wizard!'' ended up being one of the top-selling pinballs of 1975.

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Also see ''Pinball/CaptainFantasticAndTheBrownDirtCowboy,'' a quasi-sequel released a year later.

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Also see A semi-sequel, ''Pinball/CaptainFantasticAndTheBrownDirtCowboy,'' a quasi-sequel was released a year later.


Pinball buffs consider ''Wizard!'' to be one of the field's iconic tables and a sterling representative of the electro-mechcnical era. The classic seventies-era art compliments the feature-filled playfield, while the fast action and flip flags keep the player's attention.

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Pinball buffs consider ''Wizard!'' to be one of the field's iconic tables and a sterling representative of the electro-mechcnical era. The classic seventies-era art compliments the feature-filled playfield, while the fast action and flip flags keep the player's attention.
attention; as a result, ''Wizard!'' ended up being one of the top-selling pinballs of 1975.


Like most electro-mechanical pins, ''Wizard!'' doesn't have any sort of overarching theme [[ExcusePlot beyond achieving a high score.]] In addition to shooting various targets for a high score, the player can flip the table's "Flip Flags" with the rollovers positioned around the playfield. This then increases the value of the flags, and the player who can make a clockwise orbit shot into the right channel can collect their scores.

Pinball buffs consider ''Wizard!'' to be one of the field's iconic tables, and a sterling representative of the electro-mechcnical era. The classic seventies-era art compliments the feature-filled playfield, while the fast action and flip flags keep the player's attention.

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Like most electro-mechanical pins, ''Wizard!'' doesn't have any sort of overarching theme [[ExcusePlot beyond achieving a high score.]] In addition to shooting various targets for a high score, points and Specials, the player can flip the table's "Flip Flags" with the rollovers positioned around the playfield. This then increases the value of the flags, and the player who can make allowing skilled players to collect them all with a clockwise orbit shot around the table and into the right channel can collect their scores.

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Pinball buffs consider ''Wizard!'' to be one of the field's iconic tables, tables and a sterling representative of the electro-mechcnical era. The classic seventies-era art compliments the feature-filled playfield, while the fast action and flip flags keep the player's attention.


Also see ''Pinball/CaptainFantasticAndTheBrownDirtCowboy,'' a quasi-sequel released a year later.



* LicensedPinballTable: ''Wizard!'' is believed to be the first licensed pinball ever.

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* LicensedPinballTable: ''Wizard!'' is believed to be the first licensed pinball ever.


* ArtifactTitle[=/=]WhatCouldHaveBeen: According to designer Greg Kmiec, he originally intended ''Wizard!'' to be centered around a WizardClassic, who used magic to turn over the Flip Cards.

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* ArtifactTitle[=/=]WhatCouldHaveBeen: According to designer Greg Kmiec, he originally intended ''Wizard!'' to be centered around a WizardClassic, [[WizardClassic white-bearded medieval wizard]] who used magic to turn over the Flip Cards.Flags.


'''Wizard!''' is an electro-mechanical [[PhysicalPinballTables pinball machine]] released in 1975 by Creator/{{Bally}}. Designed by Creator/GregKmiec with artwork by Dave Christensen, it is based on the ''Music/{{Tommy}}'' movie, and the backglass features the likenesses of Roger Daltry and Ann-Margret.

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'''Wizard!''' is an electro-mechanical [[PhysicalPinballTables pinball machine]] released in 1975 by Creator/{{Bally}}. Designed by Creator/GregKmiec with artwork by Dave Christensen, it is based on the ''Music/{{Tommy}}'' rock opera movie, and the backglass features the likenesses of Roger Daltry and Ann-Margret.



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[[caption-width-right:350:The original Pinball Wizard]]


Like most electro-mechanical pins, ''Wizard!'' doesn't have any sort of overarching theme [[ExcusePlot beyond achieving a high score.]] In addition to shooting various targets for a high score, the player can flip the table's "Flip Flags" with the rollovers at the top of the playfield. This then increases the value of the flags, rewarding the player who makes a clockwise orbit shot around the table to collect them.

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Like most electro-mechanical pins, ''Wizard!'' doesn't have any sort of overarching theme [[ExcusePlot beyond achieving a high score.]] In addition to shooting various targets for a high score, the player can flip the table's "Flip Flags" with the rollovers at the top of positioned around the playfield. This then increases the value of the flags, rewarding and the player who makes can make a clockwise orbit shot around into the table to right channel can collect them.
their scores.



* ChainsOfLove: A maternal example is invoked on the backglass, where Nora is shown with a chain shackled to her ankle, and on the other end is a weighted ball reading "Tommy".

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* ArtifactTitle[=/=]WhatCouldHaveBeen: According to designer Greg Kmiec, he originally intended ''Wizard!'' to be centered around a WizardClassic, who used magic to turn over the Flip Cards.
* BareYourMidriff: Done by "Love" and "Evil" on the backglass.
* ChainsOfLove: A maternal example is invoked on the backglass, where backglass; Nora is shown with a chain shackled to her ankle, and on the other end is a weighted ball reading "Tommy"."Tommy".
* DeathFromAbove: The playfield and backglass include the airplanes from Captain Walker's bombing run.
* EveryCarIsAPinto: The bottom of the playfield shows a car wreathed in flames plummeting to its doom.


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* IncendiaryExponent: The background of the playfield and backglass are covered in flames.

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