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Big Kick, 1978

Features: Flippers (2), Pop bumpers (2), Standup targets (5), Spinning disc (1). Has Your Number match feature. Drop-down cabinet. The direction of rotation of the spinning disc in the center playfield can be changed by pressing a flipper button or by hitting the standup targets. This disc is covered with a cloth material that reduces the speed of the ball. When a ball is kept on the spinning disc for ten seconds, a nearby light blinks and the player receives an award of 100,000 points.
Manufacturer: Sega Enterprises, Ltd., of Tokyo, Japan (1971-1979)
Date of Manufacture: January, 1978
Players: January, 1978 / 1
Year: 1978
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Theme: Line Dancing - Girls - Happiness - Music - Nightlife - Women
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Machine Type: Solid State Electronic (SS) 
Notes: Release date is 1-1978. The manufacturer's flyer and playfield text explain the unique 100,000 points award for a ball remaining on the spinning disc for ten seconds. However, the game programming doesn't know the ball is actually on the spinning disc because the disc has no sensors on it. A player has reported that all that is required is that the ball not score any points for ten seconds and that the player not activate the flippers during that time, and the 100,000 points will be awarded. Reportedly, this is the first game to use a second generation of Sega solid state pinball board(s), featuring new sound and a new pop bumper style. However, we have not been provided supporting information for this report.
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