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3-D Ultra NASCAR Pinball

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Description

3-D Ultra NASCAR Pinball is, as the name suggests, a pinball game with a racing theme. Unique is that the theme is not only present on the table's background images but that the player actually takes the role of one of four real-life NASCAR drivers. Every race consists of three parts, each represented by one table: preparing, racing and pit stops.

The player prepares his car by playing at the garage table. Similar to regular pinball games the goal is to score as most points as possible. The player visits the speedway table two times per race: at first there is a qualifying round which, together with the garage score, sets the starting position for the race. During the race the player constantly competes against the other drivers; to be successful he needs to score points by hitting certain parts of the table as fast as possible. Lastly the pit stop table is entered by hitting a certain point on the speedway table. This is required if the player hits the "accident" spot or at certain times during the race. Again the goal is to hit certain points on the table as fast as possible.

The game also includes an informational part on the CD-ROM where the player can read texts or watch videos about NASCAR racing.

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3-D Ultra NASCAR Pinball Macintosh Best scores
3-D Ultra NASCAR Pinball Windows Intro movie
3-D Ultra NASCAR Pinball Windows Main menu
3-D Ultra NASCAR Pinball Macintosh Preferences

Alternate Titles

  • "3-D Ultra Pinball: Turbo Racing" -- European title

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The Press Says

GameGenie Windows 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamezilla Windows Apr 21, 1999 79 out of 100 79
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Jan 11, 1999 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
PC Gamer Windows Mar, 1999 65 out of 100 65
Gaming Entertainment Monthly Windows 1998 60 out of 100 60
Computer Games Magazine Windows Mar 04, 1999 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameStar (Germany) Windows Dec, 1998 58 out of 100 58
Gamesmania Windows 1998 50 out of 100 50
PC Joker Windows Jan, 1999 48 out of 100 48
PC Games (Germany) Windows Dec, 1998 43 out of 100 43

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