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Calling all pinball lovers here are 4 of the best computer pinball games for Windows that you will find for under $20.00. You don't need to pay outrageous prices to have fun.

Pinball Madness $17.45 Windows, CD-ROM 1-user 1-doc by ENCORE SOFTWARE

Ten of the ALL-TIME BEST Pinball tables ever in one complete Collection. Turn your computer into a Ball Bumpin', Music Rockin', Fast Action Pinball Arcade!

Incredible Features: Hyper-realistic ball movement Rich Video effects Eye-popping 3-D environments Up to four players "Table Nudging" for real control  

System Requirements 486-DX 33Mhz  8 MB RAM  2X CD-ROM SVGA VIDEO CARD WITH 1MB RAM 19 MB FREE HARD DRIVE SPACE MS-DOS 5.0 MOUSE SOUND BLASTER COMPATIBLE SOUND CARD WINDOWS 3.1 OR WINDOWS 95

SCI-FI Pinball  $ 19.95 32-bit Windows 95, CD-ROM by 20TH CENTURY FOX This Pinball game is a combination of everyone's favorite sci-fi characters, the fly, Predator, aliens, and Buffy the vampire slayer. The is no real music in the background but it does have some other good sound effects. I was surprised they don't have x-files on this pinball game. The cleverly-designed tables provide plenty of bonus games. All in all, this is a very good pinball game with a  sci-fi feel. Minimum Requirements Computer  P166 Memory  Minimum 16 M  HD space  100 CD speed M x 4

Addiction Pinball  $18.95 Windows 95, CD-ROM by Microprose  by HASBRO INTERACTIVE You really get a bang for you buck on this one. Lots of challenges, but you don't need to be the great thinker to figure them out giving you more time to play the game. Addiction Pinball features atmospheric lighting and effects, multiple in-game-selectable viewing angles and display modes and 6-ball Multi-ball. Straightforward pinball sim Positives Well-designed tables that you'll want to play again and again however there are only a selection of two tables. Still this is a real good pinball game. Basic needs Computer Pentium 75, 16 megs of ram, 20 megs of hardrive space, 2x CDrom.

3D Ultra Pinball Lost Continent   $ 9.45 Macintosh and Windows, CD-ROM Ages Kids-Up  From the publisher: Sometime after WWII, Rex Hunter, bush pilot and part-time hero for hire, has crash landed in an unexplored jungle. With him are Professor Spector, a zoologist and famous inventor and his assistant, Mary. The place they find themselves in is a place protected by time, a world where dinosaurs and cave-men still exist. Someone has hauled off the pieces of their plane in the middle of the night.

It's up to Rex to solve the mysteries of the strange land, and find their missing plane so they can get back to the world they came from. To do this, Rex and his friends must brave dinosaur attacks, cross treacherous terrain, and outwit cunning traps if they want to survive.The biggest hazard, however, is offered up by the Diabolical Doktor Hekla, who has no intention of letting Rex and his friends escape.

Features

Advanced story line adds adventure element to traditional pinball action. Help our hero, Rex Hunter, advance through dinosaur infested jungles, trecherous cliffs and mysterious swamps. World class physics engine is even more realistic with fully rendered 3D moving targets and animations.  15 interlinked tables to move throughout, or pick the table that offers the greatest challenge right off the bat.  All the sights and sounds you have come expect from the best-selling pinball series of all time.  Supports all your favorite controllers, such as the Thrustmaster Wizard pinball controller, the Microsoft Sidewinder gamepad and the Gravis Gripp gamepad.

Also Don't forget to check out Beyond.com Free software after rebates I clean up on software here.

All software links go to Beyond.Com and that is who you are buying from I am just suggesting which ones you may enjoy that won't rock your pocket book.