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Big Game, 1935

Features: 1 cent play, also 8 balls for 5 cents. A ball kicker replaces the outhole. Backglass light animation and synthesized sound. A ball skillfully landing in the "trigger hole" caused backglass flashing lights to highlight the hunter whose rifle shot is then heard (caused by a dashpot snapped by a magnet). Measures 39 1/2 long, 19 1/2 inches wide, and 9 1/2 inches high. Powered by five dry cell batteries.
Manufacturer: Rock-ola Manufacturing Corporation, of Chicago, Illinois, USA (1932-1938)
Date of Manufacture: July, 1935
Players: July, 1935 / 1
Year: 1935
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Theme: Sports - Hunting
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Machine Type: Electro-mechanical (EM) 
Notes: This is the first game with "synthesized" sound, described in US Patent No. 2,103,870 applied for August 23, 1935 and patented December 28, 1937 (David C. Rockola, assigned to Rock-Old Mfg. Corp.). It was seen as a gimmick and was soon dropped from Rock-Ola's games.
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