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    Version: 1.0 | Updated: 10/12/04 | Printable Version | Search This Guide

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                                     GUIDE
                                  Version 1.0
                                  By:  HMKing
               Available At: Neoseeker, IGN, Gamewinners, GameFAQs
    
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    Table Of Contents
    
    Section 1: Introduction
    -Legal Information
    -Credit
    -Game Intro
     -Game Information
     -Concept
     -Starting Up Pinball
     -Keyboard Controls
     -End-User License Agreement
    Section 2: Gameplay
    -Rank
    -Pinball Terms
    Section 3: Other
    -FAQ
    -Weird Stuff
    Section 4: Closing
    -Contacts
    -Other Help
    
    
    
    
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    (Legal Information)
    
    Nothing from this guide may be reproduced under any circumstances 
    except for personal, private use. It may not be placed on any web 
    site or otherwise distributed publicly without the permission of the 
    author.  Use of this guide on any other web site or as a part of any 
    public display is strictly prohibited, and a violation of copyright. 
    To receive permission, email me at Duenos14@aol.com or IM me at 
    Duenos14. All trademarks and copyrights contained in this document 
    are owned by their respective trademark and copyright holders.  
    
    If you send something, your name and or SN will be used in the guide 
    with your permission. Just like you can't use this guide with out my 
    permission, I can't use your name without your permission. I will ask 
    you for permission and you have the right to say no. If you say no, 
    I will list you as anonymous. And remember: Credit will be given 
    where it is due.
                      
             Copyright 2003-2004 Jeremy D. (HMKing)
                 
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         |Thanks to GameFAQs.com for help on this section!|
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    (Credit)
    
    
    Thanks to Gamefaqs.com for help with Legal Info sub section.
    
    Thanks to myself for writing this guide :)
    
    Thanks to Slush for thinking he is a better guide writer than me :)
    
    
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    (Game Intro)
    
    
    This is an extremely in depth introduction. I cover everything from starting 
    the game to the End User License Agreement.
    
    *Game Information*
    
    Name: Space Cadet Pinball Version 5.1
    Table Created for Microsoft by Maxis
    
    Not much information, but when you think about it, it isn't much of a game! :)
    
    *Concept*
    
    You must "fight" your way through five ranks and almost 20 missions to win the 
    fun game that is SPACE CADET PINBALL.
    Basically, you get points for hitting different parts of the pinball table. 
    Doing certain things in the game can cause you to get more points for hitting 
    the different parts. Another important aspect of the game is missions. To 
    accept a mission, hit a mission target, which is indicated in the game by an 
    flashing arrow. 
    
    *Starting Up Pinball*
    
    Click on:  
    
    Start-All Programs-Games-Pinball
    
    After a brief loading screen, the Pinball table will be visible. Now you can 
    start you very own Pinball game. 
    
    *Key Board Controls*
    
    In this game, there are no one set of controls. You set up the controls as you 
    want. 
    
    Here is how I set up my controls...
    
    Left Flipper: Left Arrow
    Right Flipper: Right Arrow
    Plunger: Space Bar
    Left Table Bump: Z
    Right Table Bump: X
    Bottom Table Bump: C
    
    The default for pinball is...
    
    Left Flipper: Z
    Right Flipper: /
    Plunger: Space Bar
    Left Table Bump: X
    Right Table Bump: .
    Bottom Table Bump: Up Arrow
    
    You can set it however you want. To change the controls, hit F8 and then 
    change the desired controls to whatever you want.
    
    There also Hot Keys. Hot Keys are a combo of buttons when pressed at once do a 
    certain thing.
    
    F1-Help
    F2-New Game
    F3-Pause/Resume Game
    F4-Full Screen
    F8-View/Change Controls
    
    (The F Keys Are The Keys Above The Number Keys)
    
    *End-User  License Agreement*
    
    If I really wanted to make this guide really big, I could just copy and paste 
    the agreement right here. BUT! I'm not that cheap. Instead, I am going to tell 
    you how to get to the End-User Agreement so you can read through it and agree 
    and continue to let Microsoft think you care about pointless documents that 
    take up space on your computer. I need those precious few KB!!!
    
    Open up Pinball-Click on Help-Click on About Pinball- Click on End-User 
    License Agreement
    
    
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    (Rank)
    
    There are five ranks total. In this sub section, I will go over them and what 
    missions are part of those ranks.
    
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    |Rank Name:                                  Missions: |
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    |Cadet                        Launch Training, Re-entry|
    |                             Training, Target         |
    |                             Practice, Science.       |
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    |Ensign & Lieutenant          Bug Hunt, Rescue, Alien  |
    |                             Menace, Secret           |
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    |Captain & Lieut. Commander   Stray Comet, Space       |
    |                             Radiation, Black Hole    |
    |                             Threat, Cosmic Plague    |
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    |Commander & Commodore        Satelite Retrieval, Recon|
    |                             Doomsday Machine, Time   |
    |                             Warp                     |
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    |Admiral & Fleet Admiral      Secret, Cosmic Plague,   |
    |                             Time Warp, Maelstrom     |
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    |                How To Get Promoted:                  |
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    |Complete all of the missions that are under your      |
    |current rank. Once you do that, you will be promoted. |
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    An easy way to tell how close you are to being Promoted is to see how many 
    yellow dots you have in the circle in the middle of the table.
    
    
    Quick Tip:
    
    *A mission will not end until you lose the ball*
    
    
    
    
    Now that you know what a mission is and what they are, it is time to learn 
    what you need to do to complete them.
    
    Cadet Missions:
    
    Name: Launch Training
    Description: Get the ball past the red light on the launch ramp 3 times.
    Reward: 500,000 points and six Progress Lights.
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    Name: Re-Entry Training
    Description: Get the ball through any of the lanes 3 times.
    Reward: 500,000 points, and six progress lights.
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    Name: Target Practice
    Description: Hit attack bumpers 8 times.
    Reward: 500,000 points, and six progress lights.
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    Name: Science Mission
    Description: Hit drop targets (there are 9) 
    Reward:
    
    
    
    
    If you need a visual for all of this stuff, email me at Duenos14@aol.com 
    and I will send you a picture with all of the parts pointed out. or you can go 
    here: C:\Program Files\Windows NT\Pinball  and click on the picture to get a 
    picture of the table without stuff pointed out.
    
    
    (Pinball Terms)
    
    Bumpers:
    When your ball hits one, it bounces off of it while getting you some points. 
    There are two types of bumpers.
    
        Small (Launch Bumpers)
    There are three yellow lights above them. Once you activate all three of the 
    lights, the points gained for hitting the bumper increases. Everytime you 
    light all three up, the points earned get higher and higher. 
    To activate the lights, you simply need your ball to go over it. 
    
        Large (Attack Bumpers)
    There are three yellow lights above them. Once you activate all three of the 
    lights, the points gained for hitting the bumper increases for 60 seconds. To 
    activate the lights, you simply need your ball to go over it. 
    
    Bumpers are perhaps the most obvious thing about pinball. Every pinball game 
    has them. Atleast everyone I've seen.
    
    Lanes:
    Lanes are designated paths for your ball. Once it's in one, you can't do 
    anything about it. BUT! That does not mean that lanes are bad... atleast most 
    aren't.
    
    Table:
    The Pinball "playing field". The place you play on.
    
    Plunger:
    The more you "pull" on it, the harder it will hit the ball, and the farther 
    the ball will go.
    
    Deployment Lights:
    They light up as the ball goes over them.
    
    Reentry Lanes:
    These are the little lines above the bumpers. When your ball goes through 
    them, a yellow light in the lanes will light up. If you light up all three of 
    them (the three that are next to eachother), the points received for hitting a 
    bumper goes up.
    
    Black Hole: This is under the left ramp. If your ball goes in it, you get 
    5,000 points
    
    
    
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    (FAQ)
    
    
    Q. What is the score board and how do I view it?
    A. The score board is the place that all of the scores from that computer are 
    displayed. To get to the score board, Click Game-High Scores. You can also 
    clear the high scores. To do this, open up the score board and click clear. 
    ---
    Q. How many scores can be on the score board at once?
    A. 5
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    Q. Only 5?
    A. Yes... Now go away.
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    Q. Can I disable the sound?
    A. Yes. Click Options then sound.
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    Q. Can I disable the Music?
    A. Yes. Click options then music.
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    Q. What are the Hot Keys for this game? 
    A. Lets see....
    
    F1-Help
    F2-New Game
    F3-Pause/Resume Game
    F4-Full Screen
    F8-View/Change Controls
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    Q. How do I watch the Demo?
    A. Click Game then Demo
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    Q. How can I set the game to multiplayer mode?
    A. Options-Select Players-then select how many people are playing
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    Q. How do I know how many balls I have left?
    A. There is a small box with a number in it under the space ship.
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    (Weird Stuff)
    
    -Look at the license plate on the space ship. It says "2001" on it. Ooooh... 
    How weird.
    
    -Look at the little platforms near the flippers. They say "Maxis" 
    and "Cinematronics" on them. 
    
    -As the ball comes closer to you, it gets smaller.
    
    Have you noticed some weird stuff too? Send it to Duenos14@aol.com and I 
    will put it in the guide and give you credit.
    
    
    
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    (Contacts)
    
    Email:
    Duenos14@aol.com
    AIM:
    Duenos14
    
    
    When contacting me, please make sure you say if your contributing to the guide 
    or asking a question in the subject. It's very helpful when I go back to give 
    credit. 
    
    Here is a list of what you should put as your subject:
    
    Report Fluff (Unneeded Info)=Pinball FluffBgone
    Contribute Info=Pinball Contribute
    Question=Pinball Question
    
    
    
    (Other Help)
    
    
    If you could not get the help you wanted, try these places:
    
    While in the game, hit F1
    Email me a question and I will get you the answer ASAP.
    Check out my good friend Slush's Pinball guide (which is also available at 
    Gamefaqs.com)
    
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