Star Wars Premium Pinball by Stern
Star Wars premium pinball includes select speech and footage from the original Star Wars trilogy; color-changing LED-lighted inserts; a sculpted LED-lit Millennium Falcon; and a sculpted TIE Fighter. The Limited Edition and Premium models also feature two LCD screens, an exploding Death Star interactive display, and a hyperspace ramp.
Designed by Steve Ritchie, the game focuses on the original trilogy and features two LCD screens, sculpted toys including the Millennium Falcon, TIE Fighters and the Death Star. The Death Star toy is more elaborate on the Premium/LE models as it will “explode” and those models also feature a Hyperspace ramp feature.
The Star Wars Premium pinball model has the following upgrades:
• Two LCD screens
• Exploding Death Star interactive display
• Hyperspace ramp
The following features comes standard on all models:
• Speech and footage from the original Star Wars trilogy
• Color-changing LED-lighted inserts
• Sculpted LED-lit Millennium Falcon
• Sculpted TIE Fighter
All Star Wars pinball machines have 2 LCD’s. Mounted on the playfield directly in the players view is a 4.25 inch LCD used as never before to give player instruction and feedback. In addition to score, status and instruction information, the backbox mounted larger LCD will display as many as 400 Star Wars video scenes. The player will decide to play as Hans, Leah, R2D2 or Luke. At the start of each ball the player will pick the award the player will earn for a successful skill shot, effecting strategy of good players to challenge them even on the Pro. The game will default select for the casual player, slow to make a choice. Unique player controlled LCD fight modes are played while the ball remains active on the playfield.
In all pinball machines, the game is on the playfield, and there is a lot of game on these playfields. In addition to the playfield LCD, all versions also have a 5-target drop bank, molded Death Star, molded interactive Tie Fighter, 16 multicolor LED’s to guide players, super speed loop, scoop delivering the ball to flippers, player selectable multiball, 16 missions, 9 multiball modes, changeable red-white-blue general illumination LED’s, and more.
Although designed with the same basic playfield layout as the Pro, The Star Wars Premium model has significantly increased features and devices. You have to see the Hyperdrive magnetic ball accelerator speeding multiballs around the all metal ramps. The Premium Death Star explodes to release balls locked for multiball. Each version has a distinct art package with amazing hand-drawn Star Wars art.