Heavy Gaming in the GDR on Polyplay
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Heavy Gaming in the GDR on Polyplay

Heavy Gaming in the GDR on Polyplay

Polyplay was the only gaming machine in the GDR created by VEB Polytechnik in 1986. One of the games was Schmetterlinge meaning "butterflies". There is a big rumor about the game's main character. Some say it's the mole while others say it's the mighty Pittiplatsch. Regarding the game mechanics there is not too much to explain. The hero needs to swing the dip net towards the butterflies. If catched it’s raining points. The more colorful the butterfly, the more points to grab. Anyways, I'm happy for everybody who could play on this awesome machine back in the days.