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Loony Labyrinth, created by computer pinball developers LittleWing, tests the savvy of the most dedicated pinball fanatics. The game uses the classical mythological story of Theseus and his battle with the Minotaur, half-man, half-bull.
In the traditional story, King Minos of Crete had the Labyrinth built for him as a place to keep the Minotaur. It was said that the Labyrinth had innumerable paths in but only one correct way out. Every year, the people of Athens had to send nine young men and women to be sacrificed to the creature. That is, until Theseus went into the Labyrinth and slew the beast, using a ball of string to find his way back out again.
You take the role of Theseus in this pinball version of the classic story. To charge up the time machine needed to go rescue the nine sacrifices, you must collect five powerful stones and then charge up the machine. Once there, you must save the sacrifices and kill the Minotaur before finding your way back through time to the present day.
Of course, this is a pinball game, not an adventure saga, so your collection of the stones and rescue of the sacrifices is done by sending the pinball flying through a particular combination of ramps and bumpers. LittleWing prides itself on creating the most realistic pinball tables for the computer, so you will not have alternate gravity, animated targets or anything else that could not be duplicated on a real, solid state pinball table.
Loony Labyrinth features dozens of targets, four ramps and multiple bumpers and switches. Three different types of multi-ball play can be triggered, each with different scoring bonuses. When the time machine is activated, the board itself doesn't change but the functions of many of the ramps and targets do, making, in effect, a completely different game. ~ Steve Honeywell, All Game Guide