these posts are stupid, but why not...
I have tired of all the usual suspects and completely unbalanced polls that pit a clear winner A lister against an out dated C lister.
Lets try this with some oddballs that should be evenly matched in the D lister category for most people
Which do you prefer and why?
Lets examine them both.
They are like ugly monster cousins born the same year of Gameplans demise in 1985. Beautiful art, decent game play, oddball rules, challenging.
Andromeda >> https://pinside.com/pinball/machine/andromeda
Sept 1985 with a purported 500 made but reports are that reality is more like 250
Ed Cubela and Mike Kubin co-design; Mike's final game and some great ones from his mind with Seawitch and Warlock
Oddball design with 4 pops (1 oddball bottom pop), 1 spinner, 6 drops
Cyclopes >> https://pinside.com/pinball/machine/cyclopes
Oct 1985 with a purported 400 made but reports are that reality is more like 250 also
Roger Sharpe's final credited game design of 10 total games and probably his second best behind barracora.
Oddball design with 3 somewhat random pops, 2 spinners, 8 drops and standups behind.
Lets hear is oddball game raters.
What wins this match up and why?