Dragon (Gottlieb, 1978)


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7 months ago
Fantastic art package, dreadful game. Any game that relies on TWO vari-targets as its main hook is in big trouble. No drop targets also hurt the design. Gottlieb was showing signs of design exhaustion at this point, and basically allowing Bally to eat up their slice of the market pie. There just isn't any fun awkwardly working up the bonus multipliers and ripping a lit plastic spinner. Not much more to say here, just avoid Gottlieb Dragon.
1 year ago
The back glass is quite attractive with the komodo dragon and rider, in a '70s comic book way. The playfield art carries over with the same feel. the sounds are not great with electronic chimes. the real chimes might make it feel better. gameplay is simple, its a very gateway pin. 3 ways to score bonus , with a spinner to add control/variability. 2 varitargets make for a unique game as well... especially if youre not used to them. not bad for the EM/SS hybrid it is.
3 years ago
The art work is below par. That creature looks like some mutant turtle, not like a dragon. Ball drains quickly, the distance between the flippers seems to be the largest of any game I ever played.
Overall I found this game rather boring. No cool features, no drop targets. 2 bumpers, 1 spinner and 2 vary-targets, that's as bad as it gets.
4 years ago
This is a good game with a few tricky shots. The art work is good the sound is what you would expect for a late 70s game.
9 years ago
One of the last gasps of the EE era, "Dragon" was originally manufactured as an Electro Mechanic pin, before being converted in a SS one. It shows, but also works as a missing link between two different steps in the pinball evolution.
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