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Title:
PINBALL GAME MACHINE
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JPS6427578
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:
PURPOSE: To prevent a player from being late to detect the full state and resolving a specific game state by operating a detecting means before prize balls are filled full, reporting it to the player, or disabling some kind of game action not to give a disadvantage to the player. CONSTITUTION: When prize balls are filled in an excess prize ball tray while a variable winning ball device generating many prize balls in a short time is opened, the first prize ball quantity detector 101 is operated, and a reporting device is operated to report that the prize balls are filled nearly full to a player. When the prize balls are further accumulated to the full state, the second prize ball quantity detector 90 is operated to disable a game. The game state is stored when the game is disabled, and a game machine is controlled based on the stored information when the game is resumed. The shooting of balls may be stopped, or the rotation of the drive motor 84 of an electric prize ball delivery device 80 may be stopped as a game disabling means for disabling the game.

Inventors:
UGAWA SHOHACHI
Application Number:
JP18512687A
Publication Date:
January 30, 1989
Filing Date:
July 23, 1987
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
SANKYO CO
International Classes:
A63F7/02; (IPC1-7): A63F7/02