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Escape From the Lost World

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Escape From the Lost World:

This game is a two ball multi-ball with an upper and lower playing field with four flippers, up to four players can play the game.

Knock down three specific targets will open escape gate. When you launch ball up the ramp to upper play field to cross bridge of gold and with right flipper shoot into gate to collect treasure; or with right upper flipper shoot through cave to activate a volcano which lights extra ball - as ball follows path to lower play field activates extra ball.

There is a cave shot on lower play field which collects bonuses -second cave shot holds bonus. Numerous idles hits on the bottom builds the treasure. Your ultimate goal is to build as much treasure as possible before you enter the escape gate to collect it. Game has great sound effects, dinosaurs growling, a lot of jungle and bird noises, drums in the background, also a volcano exploding, mans voice saying "Can You Escape", etc.

Escape From the Lost World was produced by Bally Midway in 1988.

Bally Midway released 96 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1980. Bally Midway was based in United States.

Other machines made by Bally Midway during the time period Escape From the Lost World was produced include: Heavy Metal Meltdown, City Slicker, Dungeons & Dragons, Hardbody, Party Animal, 2nd Chance Draw Poker, Blackwater 100, Truck Stop, Blasted, and Arch Rivals


Name Escape From the Lost World
Developer Bally Midway (United States)
Year 1988
Type Pinball
KLOV/MOG # 2228
Sub-Type Solid State
# Maximum Players 4
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Side Art Escape From the Lost World Side Art Image

Escape From the Lost World KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Escape From the Lost World Census

There are 14,839 members of the Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,506 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,922 machines (6,919 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 7 known instances of this machine owned by Escape From the Lost World collectors who are active members. Of these, 7 of them are original dedicated machines.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

This game ranks a 1 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

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Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. Pinball Art Temple (ISBN 1872532101) Page: 14; Color photo Price guide: No
  2. Pinball, The Lure of the Silver Ball Flower Kurtz (ISBN 1555213227) Page: 90; Color photo Price guide: No
  3. Pinball Compendium : 1982 to Present Shalhoub (ISBN 0764323008) Page: 95; Color photo

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