Transporter the Rescue (Bally, 1989)

Transporter the Rescue

Total rating

This machine got 34 approved ratings and currently scores 7.095 out of 10 points.

This ranks this machine #182 in the Pinside Ranking.

7.095

Score breakdown in the 4 main categories:

Game design: 7.155

Artwork: 7.722

Sounds/Music: 6.263

Other Aspects: 7.01



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7.095

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“Very cool quirky science fiction themed pin in the vein of 60's science fiction like Forbidden Planet, Fantastic Voyage, or Planet of the Vampires, etc.,.
Probably lacks high ratings due to low production and not many people knowing about it.
Very cool for its time and different from a lot of pins coming out in that time period.

Love the music and sounds especially. Game play is fun and fits well in any collection.”

  • RussG currently owns this game.
  • RussG

    Pinball addict
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    “Transporter to the rescue is a game that should be more than it is. It's a novelty that deserves to be more with a better ruleset.

    The Pros:
    Creative pf and an insane art package.

    The Cons:
    The flippers had better be super strong and the transporter shot is really all you are going for. The spaceship takes up half of the upper PF. Seriously unbalanced scoring.

    The Takeaway:
    An interesting game if you can find it. Play it a few times and... then you can say you played it.”


    “The SOS and attract mode of this game make it very unique. It is one of those games that leaves a lasting impression.”

  • spinpin has this game on the wishlist.

  • “I was fortunate to play this many times as it's at a local arcade. It's a fun game and keeps me coming back to play. For it's age it has good flow and all the shots needed for a good game. Sound and music is a little lacking in my opinion but that would not stop me from playing it. Rare pin only 800 or 900 made. Love the extra ball shot.”


    “excellent pin and very fun to play.. love the sounds and ship on playfield... first played it at papa in carnegie pa and it took me two years to get a chance to buy one.. worth anywhere from 800-1500. if you get a chance to get this rare pin ,dont pass it up as it is loads of fun and not too expensive!!!”

  • accetta has owned this game in the past.

  • “I have had this machine for 6 months, restored it, clearcoated the playfield and really like the artwork and gameplay. Its simple but really is a hoot.”

  • DougPiranha has owned this game in the past.

  • “Try to find one to play NOW! It is a great machine! Too bad so few of them were made...”



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