Description: Buckaroo, 5/65, 2600 produced, roto-target, mechanical animation in backbox (horse kicking a cowboy). A modified Buckaroo was used in the movie Tommy. Roy Parker playfield and backglass pinball artwork. Gottlieb Buckaroo also has a sister game called Gottlieb Cowpoke. Gottlieb Buckaroo and Gottlieb Cowpoke are the exact same game, except Buckaroo awards free games, and Cowpoke awards extra balls. Note the horse kicks the cowboy when ever the 100 point score reel advances (so the top center rollover, which score 100 points, will kick the cowboy). Related game: Gottlieb Flipper Cowboy.
Game rules are pretty straight forward. Complete 5 of the roto-target numbers in a row to award a replay. As the roto-target numbers are hit, they light up in a row on the playfield. Also the top A-B-C-D lights can be hit, lighting the top center rollover for a replay.
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