Dr. Dude and His Xcellent X-Ray Pinball

Dr. Dude and His Excellent X-Ray is a pinball machine designed by Dennis Nordman and released in 1990 by Midway (under the Bally label). The theme of the game revolves around gaining coolness.

The ultimate goal of the game is to become a cool Super Dude by visiting the kinetic clinic with the excellent ray as a treatment. To achieve this, the player has at first to collect the ingredients of ultimate hipness to increase the Dude-O-Meter: the Heart of Rock ‘n’ Roll, a Magnetic Personality, and the Gift of gab.

Further gameplay features include the Excellent Ray to start multiball, Big Shot – a bully figure that insults the player, the Molecular Mixmaster – a spinning disc with a rubber post on it, surrounded by targets and a Gazillion point shot with scoring that potentially can reach multiple millions of points.

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