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Not to be confused with Remco's The Real Ghostbusters: Electronic Pinball Game.

The Real Ghostbusters: Pinball Game is a table-top battery powered electronic pinball game. It was produced by Mehano from Yugoslavia. It is most commonly Distributed by Jotastar for the UK. Also distributed in North America and Imported to Italy by Ideal, Inc a subsidiary of View-Master Ideal Group Inc. After Ideal was bought by Tyco Toys, North American versions were distributed by Sharon Industries Inc. in 1990.

Features

Note many of the features on the box are repetitive.

  • New Super Electronic Pinball With 4 Real Arcade Style Sound Effects
  • Automatic Score-O-Dial For Instant Scoring Flashing Light Ringing Bell Uses 4 'D' Cell Batteries (Not Included)
  • Approx size: 20" x 12" x 12"

Assembly Instructions

  • 1. Insert 4 "D" cell batteries (not included) into the battery compartment at back of game, in direction indicated.
  • 2. Put the backboard pins into the corresponding holes on the baseboard and lift the backboard.
  • 3. Put legs into hole on underside of board.
  • 4. Place balls (2) into hole on top of game board (pull plunger back and drop balls in).
  • 5. Before playing, carefully turn the pointer clockwise until the counter shows "0".

After long play take the balls out and clean them with a piece of cloth or paper.

Versions/Variants

  • (Jotastar for UK, Produced by Mehano) redrawn illustration on red backboard with five screws on face. Board design has standard stock images with normal Slimer from cartoon seen at bottom.
  • (Ideal for North America, Produced by Mehano) redrawn illustration on red backboard with five screws on face. Board design has standard stock images with normal Slimer from cartoon seen at bottom.
  • (Ideal for Italy, Produced by Mehano) redrawn illustration on orange-yellow backboard with five screws on face. Board design has standard stock images with normal Slimer from cartoon seen at bottom.
  • (Sharon Industries Inc. for North America, dated 1990) original illustration on red backboard with ten screws on face. Board design has standard stock images with gluttonous Slimer from pilot seen at bottom.

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