The Ripley’s Believe It or Not! pinball machine, designed by Pat Lawlor for Stern, takes players on a thrilling journey with the legendary Robert Ripley across seven continents to explore the strange, bizarre, and unusual. Pat Lawlor, known for designing iconic titles like Funhouse, The Addams Family, and Twilight Zone, brings his expertise to create an entertaining pinball experience.
- Shrunken Head: An animated shrunken head on the playfield interacts with players, delivering humorous commentary and adding a touch of whimsy to the game.
- Strange Idol: This feature commands a powerful force field, adding an element of challenge and strategy to the gameplay.
- Temple Unlock: Players can unlock a temple using a special tic-tac-toe code, introducing a unique and engaging aspect to the game.
- Vari-Target: A vari-target adds dynamic gameplay, requiring precision and skill from the players.
The “Believe It or Not” multi-level rule feature caters to players of all skill levels. Beginners can achieve game goals early on, while advanced players can extend their opportunities through skillful play. Ripley’s Believe It or Not! offers a captivating pinball experience with its combination of inventive features and the allure of Robert Ripley’s extraordinary adventures.