Here is an animation I did that shows how a bowling alley works. This particular design is taken mostly from Brunswick's pinsetter. The ball return is taken from AMF's Gripper ball lift. Please note that I wasn't going for an exact representation of a particular type of bowling alley. This was just to demonstrate the basic understanding of how it all works. I created the geometry in 3ds max and the animation was done in Cinema 4D. I then used After Effects to compile everything and to add sound effects etc.
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