3D Pinball Space Cadet is one of the most addictive arcade games by Microsoft that used to come originally packed with Microsoft Plus! 95. It became so popular that it was continued with Windows NT, Me, 2000 and XP.

But as you must have noticed, Microsoft has discontinued it from the first beta version of Windows Vista. However, it’s success may lead them to port this game officially over to Windows Vista and Windows 7 in both 32 and 64-bit environments.

3d pinball space cadet

As the official 3D Pinball was last seen on Windows XP, XP users can still enjoy 3D Pinball by installing it using their Windows XP OS disc.

For 3D Pinball fans who are using Windows Vista or Windows 7 (or even Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2), here are the working links to download 3D Pinball Space Cadet. Since Microsoft is not developing the game for the newer versions of Windows, this one can be said the contribution of some anonymous third-party, who ported the game to Windows 7 and Vista.

3D Pinball Space Cadet for Windows 7 and Vista: Download links

Below list carries the download links for 3D Pinball space cadet portable versions compatible for Windows 7 and Vista:

The EXE package (1.33MB):

Download 3D Pinball Space Cadet (EXE)

The MSI package (1.86MB):

Download 3D Pinball Space Cadet (MSI)

As this is a legacy Windows application, there are no more system requirements other than Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows Server 2008. Both EXE and MSI versions of 3D Pinball support 32 bit as well as 64-bit environments. You can go with any of the above given packages, both work the same way. The MSI package is useful for those who want to install and play it over a network.

Hope you are enjoying Pinball now on your Windows Vista or 7. Do share this post with other Pinball lovers.