Pinball is in the category of arcade game in that player uses paddles called flippers to launch the ball into the table. The player's goal is to prevent the ball from falling past your flippers for as long as possible. Interact with dynamic elements of the table like blockers, bumpers, flippers, gates, holes, LEDs, plungers, rollovers, slingshots, spinners, targets, ramps, and pipes to increase your score and get multipliers. This game comes with three balls. Use the arrow keys to hit the left or right flippers. Following are the steps to be followed to build Your Pinball Game, 1. Graphic designs 2. Sound effects 3. User Interface 4. Pinball controller 5. Leaderboard 6. 3D Pinball game
Listed below libraries help in creating the best graphic design for gaming applications, which is used in design tables and infrastructure in pinball.
The Mission Pinball Framework Media Controller. Controls graphics, sounds, DMDs, and LCD displays in MPF.
Python 13 Version:0.54 License: Permissive (MIT)
Graphical utilty which connects to MPF to let you visually control, troubleshoot, and see the status of the machine
Python 9 Version:v0.56.1 License: Permissive (MIT)
The below user interface libraries are used for different platforms like android, Pc.
XInput Game Controller for PC Pinball Games
C++ 38 Version:v20200517 License: Strong Copyleft (GPL-3.0)
Pinball game for Android.
Java 321 Version:v1.12.1 License: Strong Copyleft (GPL-3.0)
GUI editor for Vector Pinball
Java 24 Version:0.1.0 License: Strong Copyleft (GPL-3.0)
Sound effects are used for ball hitting, dropping, paddles, and also starting & ending of the game. These effects can be achieved by using the below libraries.
The below libraries are used to control the spring to start, left and right paddles to prevent ball drop.
A toolkit for writing controlling software for real pinball machines, especially the Bally/Williams 'WPC' games from the 1990's.
C 31 Version:Current License: Strong Copyleft (GPL-2.0)
Unity-based media server which connects to a pinball controller via BCP
C# 5 Version:v1.04 License: Permissive (MIT)
The below libraries are used to display scores, the history of the player, player name. It has a database connection to save the scores and create a leaderboard.
3D Pinball Game
The pinball game can be built in 3D by using the below library.
Disassembly of the Iconic 3D Pinball Space Cadet Win32 game
C++ 63 Version:Current License: Permissive (MIT)
Modding tools and file format info for 3D Pinball Space Cadet and Full Tilt Pinball
C 6 Version:v0.0.1 License: Permissive (MIT)