DOS - 1993
Also released on: Amiga - Game Gear
Description of Pinball Dreams
Pinball Dreams on the Amiga, developed by Swedish developer Digital Illusions, ex-demo group members, was a huge hit and a revolution in the genre.
This PC conversion was done by "they-proved-to-be-uncapable" Spidersoft and it doesn't keep up with the original game. The tables are the same, four different well-designed multi-screen tables called Ignition, Steel Wheels, Beat Box and Nightmare. Also the great music and sound effects have been carried over by a MOD replayer - however I didn't get sound to work on my PCI card. Still, it's lacking something... Probably it's because the graphics use some tweaked graphics mode, which looks a bit squashed and dull compared to the Amiga game. But still, it's a good pinball game for your PC, a decent conversion for its time. Also check out the excellent sequel, better converted to the PC, called Pinball Fantasies.
Review By HOTUD
Comments and reviews
DaVince 2014-05-23 0 point DOS version
Improved sound on the SNES? I was under the impression that they just ported the MOD player to the SNES - aka the sound quality is about the same...
apostrophe 2014-02-05 0 point DOS version
This game was also released for the SNES with improved graphics and sound.
Bartek 2014-01-19 0 point DOS version
It works on 0.74.
go to dosbox.com - compatibility - (find game)
for more information.
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