Jurassic Park Deep Dive! In Depth Overview of the Machine, Features, Rules, and More!

Overview | Price | Who's Who | Features | Rules and Code

Jurassic Park is the newest creation from Stern Pinball!  Below is an in-depth overview of the machine, and a dive into the features and rules – check it out!


Overview of Jurassic Park

Pro/Premium/LE
Pro/Premium/LE
Pro/Premium/LE
Pro Playfield
Premium/LE Playfield

Release Details

Jurassic Park was revealed in an article on Nerdist called Sink Your Dino-Teeth into this JURASSIC PARK Pinball Machine, and was followed with an article on IGN: First Images, Video, of Jurassic Park Pinball Machine from Stern.

Stern also released the following teaser video (love that follow through on the plunge):


Price

  • Pro
    • MSRP: $5,999
    • Street Price: ~ $5,600-$5,800
  • Premium
    • MSRP: $7,599
    • Street Price: ~ $7,300-$7,500
  • Limited Edition
    • MSRP: $8,999
    • Street Price: ~ $8,800

Who’s Who

Design: Keith Elwin

Software: Rick Naegele

Artwork: Jonathan Bergeron (AKA Johnny Crap)

Lead Engineer: Harrison Drake

Lead Sound: Jerry Thompson

Lead Motion Graphics: Chuck Ernst

Regarding speech and callouts, per the IGN Article above, “Sounds [and] speech from Nedry’s character are in the game (Wayne Knight).


Features

All Models:

  • Six balls
  • Three flippers
  • Four ramps
  • Molded T-Rex
  • Four up-posts located at the left return lane, left control room, orbit that diverts to pop bumpers, and Raptor pen (Raptor pen on Premium/LE only)
  • Butyrate and wire electric fence
  • Shooter lane half-pipe steel and wire ramp
  • Right spiral steel and wire ramp feeding upper flipper (Pteranodon)
  • Spitter spinning target

Premium/LE Models:

  • Animatronic T-Rex that eats and throws pinballs
  • Motorized up/down target that guards the Raptor cage
  • Lunging Raptor
  • Helicopter blade spinner

Limited Edition Model:

  • Mirrored backglass
  • LE inner art blades
  • Upgraded HD speaker system
  • HD anti-reflection pinball glass
  • Shaker motor
  • Metallic hunter green powder coated armor
  • Limited to 500

Rules and Code

Main Objective

After Dennis Nedry’s computer virus sends Jurassic Park into chaos by disabling many of the security fences, you traverse Isla Nublar to capture escaped dinosaurs and rescue park staff.

T-Rex Events

Shoot the truck to advance T-Rex. Spell T-R-E-X and feed the T-Rex to begin a T-Rex event.

Control Room

Shoot control room to begin control room modes.

Paddocks

Shoot white arrows to spell M-A-P, and complete M-A-P to lite “advance paddock” on the left ramp. The direction of the truck determines the map path.

Capture Escaped Dinosaurs

While in a paddock, shoot the lite trap targets to set a Dinosaur trap. Shoot the helipad to begin the trap phase, and shoot the yellow arrow to capture the dinosaur.

Jurassic Perks

Capture dinosaurs to collect a unique perk for each dinosaur, which will remain in effect until the end of the game. The more dangerous the dinosaur, the better the Perk.

Smart Missile

When lit, left in-lane launches a smart missile. Shoot the smart missile hit target in time to collect the reward.

Rescues

Shoot rescue signs to rescue park staff from dinosaur paddocks.

Pteranodon Attack

Shoot right ramp to start Pteranodon Attack frenzy, and collect switch hits to lite jackpot on right ramp.

Four Multiballs

There are four multiballs in the game ranging from three to six balls:

Raptor Tri-Ball: Shoot the Raptor pen to capture Raptors, and Raptor Tri-ball will begin when the electric fence fails.

Chaos Multiball: Spell C-H-A-O-S to light Chaos multiball.

T-Rex Multiball: T-Rex Multiball is one of the T-Rex Events.

King of the Island Multiball: King of the Island MB is awarded for capturing the Spinosaurus.

Bonus Multiball – ‘Invalid’ (?) Multiball: Available from the control room for accomplishing…something

Three Mini Wizard Modes

Raptors in the Kitchen Mini Wizard Mode: Navigate the truck to the Visitor’s Center to start Raptors in the Kitchen Mini Wizard Mode!

Museum Mayhem Mini Wizard Mode: Starts upon completion of the T-Rex events!

Secure Control Room Mini Wizard Mode: Starts upon completion of the control room modes!

Escape Nublar Wizard Mode

Complete all three mini-wizard modes to reach Escape Nublar Wizard Mode!


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