You Can Help Bring Doctor Who to The Pinball Arcade!

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A Brief History

Doctor Who, a pinball machine designed by Bill Pfutzenreuter (Pfutz) and Barry Oursler, and released by Midway (under the Bally brand name) in September 1992, is based on the television series of the same name.  In January 2016, FarSight Studios created a Kickstarter campaign here in the hopes of raising funds to make a digital version of the table available for their various versions of The Pinball Arcade.

Digging Deeper

This campaign is the fifth one started by FarSight Studios in order to raise sufficient funds to digitize notable pinball machines.  The previous four campaigns (all of which I have personally contributed to) succeeded, resulting in the digitization of The Twilight ZoneStark Trek The Next GenerationTerminator 2 Judgment Day, and The Addams Family pinball tables.

This latest project seeks to raise $54,364 by

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Historical Evidence

For more information, please see…

The Pinball Arcade.  Alliance Digital Media, 2013.  PlayStation 4 Video Game.


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Dr. Zar

Dr. Zar graduated with a B.A. in French and history, a Master’s in History, and a Ph.D. in History. He currently teaches history in Ohio.