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In the early Nineties, the shoddy PC port of ''VideoGames/PinballDreams'' was touted by UsefulNotes/{{Amiga}} computer users as [[ConsoleWars evidence of the technological superiority of their platform.]] In response, James Schmalz and Digital Extremes created ''Silverball,'' using assembly language to make full use of the UsefulNotes/IBMPersonalComputer hardware. As with ''Dreams,'' the games were played from a top-down view, either with the entire table visible at once or with a scrolling playfield two screens tall.

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In the early Nineties, the shoddy PC port of ''VideoGames/PinballDreams'' was touted by UsefulNotes/{{Amiga}} computer users as [[ConsoleWars [[UsefulNotes/ConsoleWars evidence of the technological superiority of their platform.]] In response, James Schmalz and Digital Extremes created ''Silverball,'' using assembly language to make full use of the UsefulNotes/IBMPersonalComputer hardware. As with ''Dreams,'' the games were played from a top-down view, either with the entire table visible at once or with a scrolling playfield two screens tall.


In the early Nineties, the shoddy PC port of ''VideoGames/PinballDreams'' was touted by {{Amiga}} computer users as [[ConsoleWars evidence of the technological superiority of their platform.]] In response, James Schmalz and Digital Extremes created ''Silverball,'' using assembly language to make full use of the IBMPersonalComputer hardware. As with ''Dreams,'' the games were played from a top-down view, either with the entire table visible at once or with a scrolling playfield two screens tall.

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In the early Nineties, the shoddy PC port of ''VideoGames/PinballDreams'' was touted by {{Amiga}} UsefulNotes/{{Amiga}} computer users as [[ConsoleWars evidence of the technological superiority of their platform.]] In response, James Schmalz and Digital Extremes created ''Silverball,'' using assembly language to make full use of the IBMPersonalComputer UsefulNotes/IBMPersonalComputer hardware. As with ''Dreams,'' the games were played from a top-down view, either with the entire table visible at once or with a scrolling playfield two screens tall.


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In 1994, after the success of ''VideoGame/EpicPinball'', [=MicroLeague=] released ''Silverball Plus 2'', which featured the four tables from ''Silverball'', and two more tables recycled from ''Epic'' -- "Duel" and "Warbot". Once again, players could send in a brochure to get the bonus "Nova" table.

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In 1994, after the success of ''VideoGame/EpicPinball'', [=MicroLeague=] released ''Silverball Plus 2'', which featured the four tables from ''Silverball'', and ''Silverball'' plus two more tables recycled from ''Epic'' -- "Duel" and "Warbot".''Epic''. Once again, players could send in a brochure to get the bonus "Nova" table.


* Blood
* Fantasy
* Odyssey
* Snooker Champ

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* Blood
"Blood"
* Fantasy
"Fantasy"
* Odyssey
"Odyssey"
* Snooker Champ
"Snooker Champ"


* DownloadableContent: "Nova" can be seen as an UrExample of the concept.



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In 1994, after the success of ''VideoGame/EpicPinball'', [=MicroLeague=] released ''Silverball Plus 2'', which featured the four tables from ''Silverball'', and two more tables -- "Duel" and "Warbot". Once again, players could send in a brochure to get the bonus "Nova" table.

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In 1994, after the success of ''VideoGame/EpicPinball'', [=MicroLeague=] released ''Silverball Plus 2'', which featured the four tables from ''Silverball'', and two more tables recycled from ''Epic'' -- "Duel" and "Warbot". Once again, players could send in a brochure to get the bonus "Nova" table.


* OurDemonsAreDifferent: "Blood" features an ovah-headed horned devil with a forked tongue.

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* OurDemonsAreDifferent: "Blood" features an ovah-headed oval-headed horned devil with a forked tongue.


''Silverball'' is a [[DigitalPinballTables pinball computer game]] developed by James Schmalz of Digital Extremes, and published by [=MicroLeague=]. It was Schmalz's first foray into DigitalPinballTables, and serves as a predecessor to ''VideoGame/EpicPinball''.

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''Silverball'' [[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/silverball_6893.jpg]]

'''Silverball'''
is a [[DigitalPinballTables pinball computer game]] developed by James Schmalz of Digital Extremes, and published by [=MicroLeague=]. It was Schmalz's first foray into DigitalPinballTables, and serves as a predecessor to ''VideoGame/EpicPinball''.


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* AtlasPose: The god of "Odyssey" adopts this pose with a giant pinball on the playfield.
* ByTheLightsOfTheirEyes: "Blood" features a set of creatures only visible by their menacing eyes at the top of the playfield.
* LikeThatShowButWithMecha: "Warbot" is the same game as "Excalibur" from ''VideoGame/EpicPinball'', but with a robot theme.
* MissionPackSequel: ''Silverball Plus 2'', which was the same as ''Silverball'' but with two more tables lifted from ''VideoGame/EpicPinball''


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* OurDemonsAreDifferent: "Blood" features an ovah-headed horned devil with a forked tongue.
* OurDragonsAreDifferent: "Fantasy" has a large red dragon on the playfield.
* RecycledPremise: Both "Warbot" and "Duel" are rethemed versions of the ''VideoGame/EpicPinball'' tables "Excalibur" and "Magic", with very minor changes.
* {{Retraux}}: "Snooker Champ" emulates an electro-mechanical pinball table.
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''Silverball'' is a 1993 pinball computer game developed by Digital Extremes and Epic Games (formerly EpicMegaGames) and published by [=MicroLeague=]. It is basically a set of ''Epic Pinball'' tables distributed through retail. ''Silverball'' was the first set of pinball games created by James Schmalz and paved the way for the development of ''Epic Pinball''.

* "Fantasy"
* "Blood"
* "Snooker Champ"
* "Odyssey"

These tables do not appear in ''Epic Pinball''.

The shareware version included the Fantasy table and nonplayable versions of "Blood", "Snooker Champ" and "Odyssey" in which the plunger does not work.

There are also three tables which appear only in some versions or can be added into other versions by copying and/or editing the game files:
* "Warbot" - this table is the same as the ''Epic Pinball'' table "Excalibur"
* "Duel" - this table is almost the same as the ''Epic Pinball'' table "Magic"
* "Nova" - this table is unique to ''Silverball'' (but uses the same music as "Space Journey" from ''Epic Pinball'').

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''Silverball'' is a 1993 [[DigitalPinballTables pinball computer game game]] developed by James Schmalz of Digital Extremes, and published by [=MicroLeague=]. It was Schmalz's first foray into DigitalPinballTables, and serves as a predecessor to ''VideoGame/EpicPinball''.

In the early Nineties, the shoddy PC port of ''VideoGames/PinballDreams'' was touted by {{Amiga}} computer users as [[ConsoleWars evidence of the technological superiority of their platform.]] In response, James Schmalz and
Digital Extremes and Epic Games (formerly EpicMegaGames) and published by [=MicroLeague=]. It is basically a set created ''Silverball,'' using assembly language to make full use of ''Epic Pinball'' tables distributed through retail. the IBMPersonalComputer hardware. As with ''Dreams,'' the games were played from a top-down view, either with the entire table visible at once or with a scrolling playfield two screens tall.

The first release of
''Silverball'' was the first set of pinball games created by James Schmalz in 1993, and paved the way for the development of ''Epic Pinball''.

came with four tables:
* "Fantasy"
Blood
* "Blood"
Fantasy
* "Snooker Champ"
Odyssey
* "Odyssey"

These tables do not appear
Snooker Champ

In addition to those four, a fifth table, "Nova", was available if you sent
in ''Epic Pinball''.

The shareware version
a brochure included with the Fantasy table and nonplayable versions of "Blood", "Snooker Champ" and "Odyssey" retail package. Players who did so would receive a second floppy disk in the mail, which the plunger does not work.

There are also three tables which appear only in some versions or can be added into other versions by copying and/or editing the game files:
* "Warbot" - this table is the same as the ''Epic Pinball'' table "Excalibur"
* "Duel" - this table is almost the same as the ''Epic Pinball'' table "Magic"
*
installed "Nova" - this table is unique to onto ''Silverball'' (but uses and enabled it on the same music as "Space Journey" main menu.

In 1994, after the success of ''VideoGame/EpicPinball'', [=MicroLeague=] released ''Silverball Plus 2'', which featured the four tables
from ''Epic Pinball'').

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''Silverball'', and two more tables -- "Duel" and "Warbot". Once again, players could send in a brochure to get the bonus "Nova" table.



!!This VideoGame contains examples of:
* NoPlotNoProblem: This game does not have a plot. This game does not need one.
* {{Pinball}}: That's what this game is about!
* ScoringPoints: That is basically the point to playing a Pinball game.
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!!This VideoGame contains examples of:
* NoPlotNoProblem: This game does not have a plot. This game does not need one.
* {{Pinball}}: That's what this game is about!
* ScoringPoints: That is basically
!!''Silverball'' and ''Silverball Plus 2'' demonstrate the point to playing a Pinball game.
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following tropes:

* NoPlotNoProblem


''Silverball'' is a 1993 pinball computer game developed by Digital Extremes and Epic Games (formerly EpicMegaGames) and published by MicroLeague. It is basically a set of ''Epic Pinball'' tables distributed through retail. ''Silverball'' was the first set of pinball games created by James Schmalz and paved the way for the development of ''Epic Pinball''.

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''Silverball'' is a 1993 pinball computer game developed by Digital Extremes and Epic Games (formerly EpicMegaGames) and published by MicroLeague.[=MicroLeague=]. It is basically a set of ''Epic Pinball'' tables distributed through retail. ''Silverball'' was the first set of pinball games created by James Schmalz and paved the way for the development of ''Epic Pinball''.


''Silverball'' is a 1993 pinball computer game developed by Digital Extremes and Epic Games (formerly Epic MegaGames) and published by MicroLeague. It is basically a set of ''Epic Pinball'' tables distributed through retail. ''Silverball'' was the first set of pinball games created by James Schmalz and paved the way for the development of ''Epic Pinball''.

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''Silverball'' is a 1993 pinball computer game developed by Digital Extremes and Epic Games (formerly Epic MegaGames) EpicMegaGames) and published by MicroLeague. It is basically a set of ''Epic Pinball'' tables distributed through retail. ''Silverball'' was the first set of pinball games created by James Schmalz and paved the way for the development of ''Epic Pinball''.



These tables do not appear in Epic Pinball.

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These tables do not appear in Epic Pinball.''Epic Pinball''.



The shareware version included the Fantasy table and nonplayable versions of Blood, Snooker Champ and Odyssey in which the plunger does not work.

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The shareware version included the Fantasy table and nonplayable versions of Blood, Snooker Champ "Blood", "Snooker Champ" and Odyssey "Odyssey" in which the plunger does not work.




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* NoPlotNoProblem: This game does not have a plot. This game does not need one.
* {{Pinball}}: That's what this game is about!
* ScoringPoints: That is basically the point to playing a Pinball game.
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''Silverball'' is a 1993 pinball computer game developed by Digital Extremes and Epic Games (formerly Epic MegaGames) and published by MicroLeague. It is basically a set of ''Epic Pinball'' tables distributed through retail. ''Silverball'' was the first set of pinball games created by James Schmalz and paved the way for the development of ''Epic Pinball''.

* "Fantasy"
* "Blood"
* "Snooker Champ"
* "Odyssey"

These tables do not appear in Epic Pinball.

The shareware version included the Fantasy table and nonplayable versions of Blood, Snooker Champ and Odyssey in which the plunger does not work.

There are also three tables which appear only in some versions or can be added into other versions by copying and/or editing the game files:
* "Warbot" - this table is the same as the ''Epic Pinball'' table "Excalibur"
* "Duel" - this table is almost the same as the ''Epic Pinball'' table "Magic"
* "Nova" - this table is unique to ''Silverball'' (but uses the same music as "Space Journey" from ''Epic Pinball'').

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