Indiana Jones: The Pinball Adventure (Williams, 1993)

Indiana Jones: The Pinball Adventure

Total rating

This game got 1,191 approved ratings and currently scores 8.495 out of 10 points.

This ranks the game #9 in the Pinside Pinball Top 100.

8.495

Score breakdown in the 4 main categories:

Game design: 8.41

Artwork: 8.487

Sounds/Music: 8.304

Other Aspects: 8.558




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8.468

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8.024
7 days ago
Kind of sluggish game like a TZ and just about as many toys /gimmicks . loads of video modes and very deep rules / Never mastered the game before I sold it for something better
9.840
10 days ago
Probably the game that gets the most plays in the house. Great theme, layout and rule set make this a classic. A must have in any collection.
10.000
32 days ago
This machine has it all. Great artwork, lots of modes, great sound bites, fun playfield layout. The replay animation with the wip crack is brilliant. I can go on and on. It never gets old!
9.500
46 days ago
One of the greats, every pinhead should have at some point owned this game, it has it all and is one of the most fun games ever. The artwork inside and out is perfect for the era it was made and the theme and simply gorgeous to look at, DMD animations are superb and some of the best to ever come out of willaims and then there is the shots, each shot is joy to hit oh and an upper playfield that doesn't completely suck!

Just like the original films in the franchise this pin is the definitive Indiana Jones pinball experience.
9.540
65 days ago
Have owned this machine since 1999 and will keep it great fun and lots of modes
8.620
76 days ago
I owned this for a while, but could not get drawn to it. That's probably not a very helpful review, and I'm sure it's probably because I didn't explore it deeply enough, but it felt like do this, then do that, then do this again sort of progression. I guess a lot of pinball is like that, but I expected more engagement, and couldn't find it.
8.480
78 days ago
Wow this game is loaded! Lots of modes and features. Even though I was never a huge fan of the IJ movies, this pin really lives up to the theme it's based on. Tough shots for me, but it's still very fun to play, and I actually prefer it over the other top 10 pins.
9.480
79 days ago
my favorite Williams pinball
5.268
3 months ago
Not a big fan of Indiana Jones movies. Glad I got a chance to play this game. ?To me its really overrated for the prices they go for. There are a lot funner games for less money.
9.624
3 months ago
I love the theme integration, video modes/mini games, and music. It always feels like you're on an adventure while playing it.
9.820
4 months ago
Great lastability!
6.024
4 months ago
The modes were good, but lacked some polished theatrics - the sound, music, visuals, & light shows could have been better. Maybe that is the best technology back then. (???) The game was fun to play and that is important to me, but some of the other ratings bring it back down. Maybe some mods would help spruce it up a bit.
10.000
4 months ago
Mark Ritchie created an awesome superpin
POA was ahead of its time,pure pinball genius
8.749
5 months ago
I really wanted to like playing this pin since Indiana Jones is one of my favorite movie characters. Unfortunately, I just don't feel it (played at Pinball Hall of Fame in Vegas and Pacific Pinball Museum in SF). I just couldn't get into any flow and just couldn't connect with the table at all. Maybe I just need to play even more.
9.260
5 months ago
Great game. I think that is one of the best Pinball machine ever made by the King of Pinball manufacturer, Williams.
9.237
5 months ago
Splendid pinball table that really captures the feel for the movies. I have only played it in an arcade setting but would love to play it at home one day with John Williams soundtrack blasting in the background.
8.500
6 months ago
Now Indiana Jones is how you execute a wide body pin design. This, to me, is what The Hobbit should have taken a clue from. The play field is packed with variation and things to do.

What's great about Indy is you can easily start modes and they're completable. It's not easy by any means but you can see the whole game (unlike, say, Ghostbusters, where you're playing the same modes over and over).

The best wide body pin ever.
9.699
6 months ago
It is hard to imagine a better pinball game all the way around. Endlessly fun and balanced so well it defies physics and logic.
9.760
6 months ago
This is the game that hooked me on pinball, back in college.
9.576
7 months ago
A near perfect pin I would say. Very well theme integration.

What I like:
-Artwork on cabinet
-many modes and videomodes (3)
-good soundtrack



What I don't like:
-Playfield artwork (little cartoonish)
-It is hard to make the shots because they are small and it are many.
9.521
7 months ago
These widebody Superpins that are crammed to the breaking point with toys and shots and modes are right in my wheelhouse. I LOVE this game.

If I have one complaint it's that the game has a lot of multiballs and I'm a bigger fan of single ball play. The Path of Adventure is kind of cooler in concept than execution, but even if it was just a straight bagatelle playfield it would be fine.
8.205
7 months ago
fun game that i think if set up right can be great to play. one of the better coded Williams with lots of modes and i like the upper playfield action. indy is a great theme. i would own one of these.
10.000
7 months ago
Beautiful pin. Not one more in any collection. Perfect combination between the theme and the game. Colordmd and Pinsound puts IJ on another level.
10.000
9 months ago
I really love this game. Even though he has more than 20 years, you still play with lots of fun. Kids love it. it is a real family flipper but also a hard one with many histories to complete ! A must have !
8.016
9 months ago
Great theme integration. Ball seem to get lost coming out of the pops. Best video modes. Seemed a bit slow at times. Enjoyed it, but like others better.
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