King Pin (Gottlieb, 1973)

King Pin

King Pin

This is a bowling theme pin. It has 10 drop targets that are "bowling pins" you drop. Once you drop them all they reset and you do it again. To get the higher score you drop the lit target. To change the lit target you roll the ball over a rollover switch that is right in the center of the field. It steps the lit target one at a time through the drop targets.

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Design team

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Game details

D. Gottlieb & Co.
December 1973
Electro mechanical
Production planned, 4,350 games
Mechanical Reels


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Game quote

"A cleaver adaptation of 'drop targets' to the ever popular bowling theme. - From the Gottlieb King Pin flyer"

Pinside rating

This game has been rated by 16 Pinsiders and currently has a rating of 7.952 out of 10 ranking it #86 in the Pinside EM Top 100

Rating comments

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Owners / Wishlisters / Places to play

50 Pinsiders have this game in their collections.
14 Pinsiders have this game on their wishlist.
6 public locations known where you can play this machine.

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Recent Pinsider scores

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scored 2016-06-18
posted 2016-06-18
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scored 2016-03-20
posted 2016-03-21
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scored 2016-02-11
posted 2016-02-11
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scored 2016-01-20
posted 2016-01-25
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scored 2015-06-17
posted 2015-06-17
on King Pin
scored 2015-03-07
posted 2015-04-24

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