Star Wars (Stern) Rulesheet

A local Star Wars Premium on location has an issue with multi-player games: players 2-4 are not allowed to select a character — the game Auto-selects Luke (the default first option). It does not do this for P1. It then auto-selects all players’ skill shot award choices for remainder of game.
It does not do this character nor skill shot award auto-selection on one-player games.

Anyone else encounter this? And have a fix that worked for you?

Secret causal mode like on GoT? :smiley:

I’ve been in contact with support about this issue, no one seems to believe me when I say it ONLY happens on a multiplayer game (hell, I have a hard time believing it only happens then as well…)
I need to get them another video of the behavior ASAP so they can further look into it.

The SW Prem at FGW here in SF doesn’t do that - not sure what version of software

Pretty sure its not a software issue, mine shipped with 1.05 in it and worked for 6-8 month or so, then this happened.
I replaced the SD card and reinstalled a fresh download of the 1.05 code and still it happens.

Could it be an issue with the plunger lane switch + shooter rod? GOT had similar issues with your house choice auto-selecting if the plunger lane switch misfired in a particular way.

Not sure why it’d happen only for players 2+, though – that sounds like a software issue.

For those who want ridiculously in-depth scoring analysis of SW:



Corrected Death Star Multiball mode name from “Escape” to “Destroy” Death Star.

I just remember one code revision where Hoth MB had you “destory” AT-AT’s.


Isn’t that what shooting the inner loop does? Wrapping the tow lines?

“Destory”, not “destroy”.

ya, they used to be 4 stories high, but then you destory them by wrapping the tow line, they fall over and they’re only 1 story high now.

alternatively, you have removed them from the story by immobilizing them.


League player got 80x video mode tonight. How is that possible?

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Second video mode is worth double I believe. Or it’s light video mode and play Hoth I. Can’t remember. I think it’s the latter actually.

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Guilty :slight_smile: All I know is that I played the Hoth video mode, then I noticed I had Video Mode lit again. I played Escape from Hoth and focused purely on getting my 40X. Once I got it I moved the multiplier to the Hoth shot, drained down to 1 ball and shot the video mode. Scoreboard showed the 40X with the words double beside it too. Played a fairly poor Video mode and came out with 680 million points! Was crazy.

Next time I play I’ll have to pay more attention to the doubler when I play a second video mode. That’s good to know as 680 million is way more than I would normally get from playing Escape from Hoth on the two version of Star Wars I have access to.


That confirms it. Second video mode is worth double. I knew that was the case at some point, but I thought @Dwight made it so if you have Hoth 1 and video mode lit you wouldn’t play it twice, you would just play it once at 2x in newer code revisions.

That’s how the one near me plays: lit Hoth + Video Mode equals one video mode.

Not certain, but I don’t think it even allows you to trick it by shooting a different mode start shot to start your Hoth 1.

If it says 40x (Doubled) on screen, doesn’t that mean it’s only 40x? As in, the displayed multiplier includes doubling automatically?

As I understand it, max shot multiplier on regular set is 20x, which can be doubled to 40x.

Funny enough, at my league last night, I used my Hyperspace Multiball to set up a 32x video mode for 550M.

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That particular table isn’t likely on the latest code.

The multiplier is maxed at 20x unless doubled. When you see Doubled next to your multipler it means you have the double multiplier going. You can not get above 40x. You get double multiplier by completing the force targets 4x. It’s the reward between Light Video Mode, and Lightsaber Duel. YOu can also get it as a random mystery award, or as a random reward in the pop bumpers.

Each time you play a video mode it goes up a level. As stated the Hoth/light video mode combo increases your level +1 the level you would have been on. 99% of the time that is going to be on your first go around so you would start at level 2.

The scores do increase as the you earn higher levels, but I don’t think it’s doubled. I’d wager that it goes up about 1/3rd per level or something like that. I haven’t tried it with the glass off to actually figure it out.

I just noticed it was two video modes back-to-back, that is defiantly old code.

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