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Also known as: WW
First released on: 1990
Manufactured by: Williams Electronic Games, Inc.

General Machine Details
Production run: 7300
Players: Four
Display Type: AlphaNumeric
Cabinet Type: Normal
Plunger: Manual
PF Multilevels: No
Cust. Speech: Yes
Buyin Option: No
'Shaking': No

Playfield Details
Multiball: 3
Flippers: 3
Ramps: 2
Bumpers: 6
Captive Balls: 0
Magnets: 0
Ball Cannons: 0
Droptargets: 4
Spinner(s): Yes
Kickback: No
Spindisc(s): Yes
Mini Orbit(s): Yes

Backbox Details
Ornament: Fan on backbox blows pretty strong wind to player during various modes, including multiball.

Playfield Toys
The right ramp acts as a divider, that can be set down as an actual ramp or up to reveal a saucer under it.

Marketing Slogans
Feel the power of the wind!

Added Attractions that Blow the Competition Away!

Comments and Trivia
A small amount of Whirlwind machines had a Diampond Plated playfield.

Another “very rare” feature of this pin is the backglass. Williams originally produced backglass artwork for Whirlwind that had the little boy wearing a Cubs baseball cap, but they did it without permission. The Cubs found out, and the cap was quickly changed to a "W" before games were shipped, however a very small number of backglasses with this feature made their way out of the Williams factory.

3-Way combo shot is a pretty cool shot ! Never seen such a shot.

Design Team
Concept: Pat Lawlor
Game Design: Pat Lawlor
Artwork: John Youssi
Software: Bill Pfutzenreuter
Sound: Chris Granner
Music: Chris Granner


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