Get your reflexes charged and nimble because you are in for one hell of a ride in game game 6 of VPGL 23 . SolarFire is nominated by the mysterious Richard.dot.m. Solar firewall released in 1981 by Williams and has a 2 level play field and 2 magna saves & no pop bumpers. Only 782 SolarFire games were produced so it is a real treat to be able to play this game.
The game is designed by Barry Ousler and graphics by Constantino Mitchell. Barracora, Jungle Lord and Pharaoh were also released by Williams in the same year. In 1981 Stern released an incredible game Catacomb which was designed by Joe Joes, George Christian was working for Bally did eight ball deluxe, Ward Pemberton did Fathom & Jim Patla did Centaur. This was an incredible year of pinball innovation with incredible anxiety with the popularity of arcade gaming booming. Gottleib released Pink Panther & Blackhole.What a year for innovation & survival of pinball.