Apollo 13 © 1995 Sega Pinball, Incorporated.
Model Number : 44
Main CPU : Motorola M6809 (@ 2 MHz)
Sound CPU : Motorola M6809 (@ 2 MHz)
Display CPU : Motorola M6809 (@ 4 MHz)
Sound chip : BSMT2000 (@ 24 MHz)
Released in October 1995.
Based on the 1995 hit movie, starring Tom Hanks and directed by Ron Howard.
Apollo 13 is the first and only game to feature 13-ball multiball, the largest multiball of any pinball game!
The tune that plays after a jackpot is obtained during multiball mode is the Norman Greenbaum tune 'Spirit in the Sky' which is also featured in the film Apollo 13
SELECTING GAME MODE : After starting a game, you have a choice of 'Regular' or
'Novice' mode. 'Regular' is the normal 3-ball arrangement. 'Novice' is timed play; the player has 2-3 minutes when any drained balls are autoplunged, and after the 2-3 minutes expires, the game is over when the ball(s) on the field drains.
You can start a game in 'League' mode by holding the left flipper button in while starting a game, and 'Wizard"' mode by holding the right flipper button in.
NOTE : If the pinball machine is set to free play, you may NOT get the
Game Design: Joe Balcer (JB), Joe Kaminkow (JEK)
Mechanical Design: John Borg, Rob Hurtado
Game Software: Lonnie D. Ropp (LON)
Display Software: Orin Day (DAY)
Additional Software: John Carpenter, Neil Falconer, Brian A. Rudolph
Duff of All Trades: Michael Toler
Music and Sounds: Brian Schmidt
Dot Madness: Kurt Andersen (KRT), Jack Liddon (JAK), Mark Raneses
Game Art: Jeff Busch, Mark Raneses
Bill of Material: Bob Karegianes
Technical Support: Joe Blackwell, Jay Alfer, Ted Kilpin, Eric Winston
Purchasing: Jim Ross, Jack Bushell, Mike Kelly, Bill Koehler, Ed Spears, John Waller
Manufacturing: Wes Moore, Don Thorne, Arnie Aarstad, E. Kurian, Kurup, Tom Costanzo, Joe Paliferro, Glenn Reitsma, Tim Rex, Russ Ribando
Additional Support: Doreen Clarke, Lee Roach, Mike Salas
Sega Pinball Thanks: Guy Barresi, Edgar Bronfman Jr., Noah Dudley, Robert Gasper, Jerry Harrington, John Horner, John Hornick, Ron Howard, Alan Icorn, Eric Jacobsen, Nancy Cushing Jones, Michelle Katz, Jim Lovell, Gary Miller, Bill Paxton, Connie Rush, Gary Sinise, Brian Swardstrom, Louisa Velis