Do you know a game called "PINBALL" ?
It is a big size game using a bat-shaped stuff called FLIPPER to hit silver balls.
The pinball games were placed at many arcades, bowling halls, and so on in Japan, but they are hardly seen there now. Pinball reigned over arcade games before video games were diffused. It was called "King of Game".
The location of origin is the U.S.A. and pinball games are still made in Chicago area now. The history is old, from 1930's. It's not too much to say that Pinball is one of cultures born in the U.S.A.
It can be understood because pinball games are appeared in many movies and TV program made in U.S.A. Recently, pinball games that themed popular movies like Star Wars and Jurassic Park have been made.
Pinball is a game related to skill, fortune and mental force, and is a strange game containing a delicate balance of them.
Please play Pinball if you see it.