The original game was dropped partly because Microsoft decided to stop including games in the operating system, but also because it wasn’t optimized for 64-bit computers. This is a dumb decision for multiple reasons, the most obvious of which is “oh no, the game written twenty years ago won’t run at top speed on my computer that is a hundred times faster than the one the game was designed for? However shall I continue to live?” There was also apparently a ‘collision detection bug’ but it doesn’t seem to be an actual problem in play. Here’s how to get 3D Pinball running on your Windows 10 machine:. The ranks are Cadet, Ensign, Lieutenant, Captain, Lieutenant Commander, Commander, Commodore, Admiral, and Fleet Admiral. This table is also packaged with Microsoft Windows (originally packaged with the Windows 95 Plus! add-on) and is called 3D Space Cadet Pinball (sometimes referred to as 3D Pinball, Windows Pinball, or simply Pinball).. Microsoft Windows Pinball - Space Cadet tries to emulate the analog experience as much as possible through the actual design of the board, ball behavior and physics, while even offering the option to ‘bump’ the table as you would do in real-life now and again..