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AmstradCPC

Pinball Magic

Pinball Magic
GenrePinball
Developer / Publisher Loriciel
Released1989
Media1 x tape
Rating
Graphics:7.5
Sound:6.0
Gameplay:8.5
Overall:7.0
Reviewed byndial
Twelve pinball tables are ready for you to go through! A pretty nice pinball fun for the CPC and CPC+ lovers years after the successful old Macadam Bumper!
 
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Pinball MagicThe game was released only on Amstrad 8bit home micros including its leatest advanced models, the CPC+ and GX 4000 console. It is a typical pinball game having twelve colorful pinball tables in total. Each level can be finished by passing the ball to the "Exit" open at the very top of the table. This is not an easy task, trust me! The game is difficult enough, as the table is a bit small which makes the ball too fast when hitting on nearby obstacles returning to your pads like a rocket!...

Technicaly the game is good, having colorful graphics (on bth CPC and CPC+ machines). The Plus and GX4000 uses better color pallete of course while the ball animation feels a bit smoother (ok, this is as expected due to the advanced Plus/GX hardware). Though, both versions look good and playable. As far as the sound, the game features a nice intro theme only on the Plus and GX4000 models and a few typical in-game pinball-style sfx.
 
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Amstrad CPC
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Amstrad CPC 464/664/6128

Amstrad CPC 464/664/6128CPU: ZiLOG Z80 4MHZ
MEMORY: 64 KB or 128 KB of RAM depending on the model (capable of being expanded to 512k using memory extension boards)
GRAPHICS: Motorola 6845 address generator, Mode 0: 160x200 / 16 colors, Mode 1: 320x200 / 4 colors, Mode 2: 640x200 / 2 colors, A colour palette of 27 colors was supported
SOUND: The CPC used the General Instrument AY-3-8912 sound chip, providing 3 channels Mono Sound (via internal speaker) but capable to offer Stereo Sound provided through a 3.5 mm headphones jack (with pretty impressive outcome!). Also, it is possible to play back digital sound samples at a resolution of approximately 5bit. This technique is very processor-intensive though.
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The Amstrad CPC 464/664/6128 (default) color palette
RGB 27-colors palette (16 on screen)
 
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