(Topic ID: 297241)

Avengers for Dummies! Complete Tutorial Stream and Flashcards!

By AllenLeper

3 months ago


Topic Heartbeat

Topic Stats

  • 71 posts
  • 26 Pinsiders participating
  • Latest reply 1 day ago by Snailman
  • Topic is favorited by 92 Pinsiders

You

Topic poll

“Who's your favorite Avenger?!”

  • Iron Man 6 votes
    26%
  • Thor 2 votes
    9%
  • Black Panther 1 vote
    4%
  • Black Widow 3 votes
    13%
  • Hulk 4 votes
    17%
  • Captain America 2 votes
    9%
  • Thanos, duh 5 votes
    22%

(23 votes)

This poll has been closed.

Topic Gallery

View topic image gallery

20210909_155531_HDR-1 (resized).jpg
IMG_3722 (resized).jpg
IMG_3721 (resized).jpg
IMG_1663 (resized).jpeg
9481F2DA-450F-4C3F-9B13-DE54AED2375E (resized).jpeg
IMG_6160 (resized).jpg
IMG_6159 (resized).jpg
IMG_6157 (resized).jpg
IMG_6158 (resized).jpg
IMG_6156 (resized).jpg
20210628_202029 (resized).jpg
AIQ Optimal Mind Strat (resized).jpg
AIQ Status Update (resized).jpg
AIQ Passive Gems on Heroes (resized).jpg
AIQ Gems on Marvel (resized).jpg
AIQ Gems on Computer (resized).jpg

There are 71 posts in this topic. You are on page 2 of 2.
#51 76 days ago

AllenLeper thank you! We just got an IAQ Pro and LOVE it! But are in need of direction. Your flash cards are phenomenal! OMG! Can't wait to watch the video (maybe a few sessions while on treadmill). Thank you so much!

#52 76 days ago
Quoted from AllenLeper:

Hey Zatname!
Thanks for the nice words, I appreciate it.
Im happy to give you my honest opinion on AIQ. If you end up watching the stream, which I strongly recommend before selling your machine as it may very well change your mind, youll notice at the end that I talk about how I feel about AIQ overall.
I am a VERY harsh critic of pinball machines. Admittedly so. Most games feel lacking to me in numerous ways. Either the shots feel unfulfilling, or the rule set is boring or underproduced, there isnt enough content to make the game fun for more than a few weeks, or a number of other things. In my opinion, AIQ is the exact opposite. I believe its the best overall pinball machine of the modern era. The shots are amazing, feel great, and are HITTABLE for the average player. The code is absolutely INSANE and, although very intricate and "complicated", is deep enough to offer an amount of future replayability that few other machines can offer. I personally feel like the pinball machines that are most worth owning are the ones that have multiple options for types of gameplay. What I mean by that is: you can play AIQ for completion, getting to and beating Thanos. Or you can build ENTIRE games around one small specific goal and turn the machine into a completely different game. For example, if I want to get the biggest Gamma Ray Hurry-Up score, Im going to spend the whole game getting the Power Gem to power up Hulk, then the Reality Gem to multiply the Hulk shot, and focus on playing Gamma Ray as many times as possibly, avoiding most other aspects of the game. And thats just one of the small parts of the game.
In conclusion, I think AIQ is an incredible investment, and I think at some point in the future, near or far, people will start to pick it up and see how awesome it is. So like I said earlier, check out the tutorial when you get some time and try to mimic what Ive done and see if that helps you understand and makes the game more fun. I have a feeling that it will.
And if you have any questions, feel free to get in touch.

I am a HUGE marvel fan and Thanos is my favorite character of all time. When the stream for this pin broke I was initially disappointed by callouts, animations, music etc. I went with TMNT instead because this didn't "look" as fun to me (and my kids). We finally got to play an AIQ Pro last week and loved it so much that I was so lucky to nab a local Pro from a great seller. I am blown away by this pin and how different it is to other pins. Honestly sooooo different and unique. TMNT is fun and we loved it for a year. But I can't see AIQ getting old. The code is phenomenal, the complexity of strategies you can employ, the fact that the modes will force you to learn flipper techniques and make you a better pinball player. We barely notice the screen, animations, callouts and they feel so irrelevant vs what's going on in the PF. Perhaps its a honeymooning period...but I don't think so...this feels different!

1 week later
#53 67 days ago
Quoted from DaddyManD:

I am a HUGE marvel fan and Thanos is my favorite character of all time. When the stream for this pin broke I was initially disappointed by callouts, animations, music etc. I went with TMNT instead because this didn't "look" as fun to me (and my kids). We finally got to play an AIQ Pro last week and loved it so much that I was so lucky to nab a local Pro from a great seller. I am blown away by this pin and how different it is to other pins. Honestly sooooo different and unique. TMNT is fun and we loved it for a year. But I can't see AIQ getting old. The code is phenomenal, the complexity of strategies you can employ, the fact that the modes will force you to learn flipper techniques and make you a better pinball player. We barely notice the screen, animations, callouts and they feel so irrelevant vs what's going on in the PF. Perhaps its a honeymooning period...but I don't think so...this feels different!

I agree! I think, especially if youre committed to learning the game, which it seems like you are, that youll enjoy the game for a long time. I also have a feeling that at some point, theyll put out an audio visual mod like they did with Jurassic Park, where you can have all the movie assets instead of the factory ones. Thatll be cool to see.

Glad you like the cards, if you have any questions feel free to get in touch!

1 week later
#54 60 days ago

For quick reference, I ordered a Walgreens PrintBook with all the flashcards. Only $7.

IMG_3721 (resized).jpgIMG_3722 (resized).jpg
#55 58 days ago
Quoted from beeker3000:

For quick reference, I ordered a Walgreens PrintBook with all the flashcards. Only $7.
[quoted image][quoted image]

Whoa, thats awesome. And cheap!

#56 58 days ago

What a life saver Allen. Made the game much easier to understand. It’s not like the old days where I used to play one pin for months to figure it all out.

And AIQ is just confusing to begin with

#57 57 days ago
Quoted from iceman44:

What a life saver Allen. Made the game much easier to understand. It’s not like the old days where I used to play one pin for months to figure it all out.
And AIQ is just confusing to begin with

Glad I could help Iceman!

#58 56 days ago

I played AIQ Premium back in July while on vacation at Flipper's in Grandy NC. for the 1st time. I had no idea what I needed to shoot, so this video will help next time I'm in battle.
NIB Premium should be here within 10 days.

#59 56 days ago
Quoted from Spiderpin:

I played AIQ Premium back in July while on vacation at Flipper's in Grandy NC. for the 1st time. I had no idea what I needed to shoot, so this video will help next time I'm in battle.
NIB Premium should be here within 10 days.

Hell yeah, Im excited for you. Good work on the premium too.

1 week later
#60 46 days ago

Looks like the Avenger's got to the game before me. I lost a "Gem".

20210909_155531_HDR-1 (resized).jpg
#61 45 days ago
Quoted from Spiderpin:

Looks like the Avenger's got to the game before me. I lost a "Gem".
[quoted image]

Holy shit. Thats ridiculous. Are they sending you another one?

#62 44 days ago

Have not heard anything yet. But was asked if I even checked to see if it was ok. I Said is that how you shipped it? I'll like 90° angles on all corners.

#63 44 days ago
Quoted from Spiderpin:

Have not heard anything yet. But was asked if I even checked to see if it was ok. I Said is that how you shipped it? I'll like 90° angles on all corners.

That didn't just tip over....it looks as if it was dropped off a roof.

#64 42 days ago
Quoted from Spiderpin:

Have not heard anything yet. But was asked if I even checked to see if it was ok. I Said is that how you shipped it? I'll like 90° angles on all corners.

Lol have you checked it. Um, yes, Stern I checked it, its not ok.

#65 41 days ago

Just wanted to give you massive props for this tutorial and stream. I got an AIQ Premium back in April or so and the game is fun but the code is so deep and, at times, frustrating. Losing a gem is brutal and not being able to replay it without first getting the Soul Gem and then risking it for the lost gem is just wild.

Your strategies and explaination are all great and helped me understand the game better. Executing it is a completely different can of worms. While I'm considering selling my AIQ because I just don't think the code is to my liking, I wanted to make sure I gave you massive props for putting this together in such a well organized and thorough manner!

#66 36 days ago
Quoted from pluto:

Just wanted to give you massive props for this tutorial and stream. I got an AIQ Premium back in April or so and the game is fun but the code is so deep and, at times, frustrating. Losing a gem is brutal and not being able to replay it without first getting the Soul Gem and then risking it for the lost gem is just wild.
Your strategies and explaination are all great and helped me understand the game better. Executing it is a completely different can of worms. While I'm considering selling my AIQ because I just don't think the code is to my liking, I wanted to make sure I gave you massive props for putting this together in such a well organized and thorough manner!

Thanks Pluto, Im glad all the info has helped out. I will also say that I ran through the same phase youre in now. For a while I hated the defend your gems mode and thought it was kind of crappy to do that after all my hard work. But once I got pretty consistent with the shots, I found that I really enjoyed the mode, and could either beat it, OR plan which gem I wanted to lose, or simply avoid playing it by not getting the soul gem. There are a few good options to make things easier.

#67 33 days ago

Thank you for making this! Just got a premium last week and I’m loving it, but the rules and strategy are certainly tough to grasp.

1 week later
#68 25 days ago
Quoted from TheBeefSupreme:

Thank you for making this! Just got a premium last week and I’m loving it, but the rules and strategy are certainly tough to grasp.

Sure thing, happy to help!

3 weeks later
#69 4 days ago

Ok, BUMP and I finally got my premium on Thursday and haven't had time to open it yet. My wife said open it up I can't believe you haven't. I said yes I better hurry up before the other NIB gets here. She didn't freak out so to me that's a green light. Buy, Buy, Buy. Here's my question: Just bought a new printer to print instruction cards. Just wanting to know if these cards are all needed and up to date. Thanks
PS Great work

#70 3 days ago

I can't nearly do anything you do, including rhe flipper tricks and such as a relative newbie, but you've really helped me grasp the goals here, and after some adjustments to the difficulty on my Pro, I've managed to snag a few gems, get through the Soul Gem, and even make it to the 5th Gem (me with 2, Thanos with 3).

I will be playing this for a long time. Thanks again.

#71 1 day ago
Quoted from Spiderpin:

Here's my question: Just bought a new printer to print instruction cards. Just wanting to know if these cards are all needed and up to date.

I believe so, yes.

There are 71 posts in this topic. You are on page 2 of 2.

Hey there! Got a moment?

Great to see you're enjoying Pinside! Did you know Pinside is able to run thanks to donations from our visitors? Please donate to Pinside, support the site and get anext to your username to show for it! Donate to Pinside