(Topic ID: 1266)

BDK


By loren3233

9 years ago



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    #1 9 years ago

    I have been reading quite a bit on the update to the game and it is quite positive. Looking for a NIB unit possibly and the best price I can find is at Sam's Club $4447 with a decent warranty. Found a couple on e-bay a bit cheaper but would have to pay shipping. Is this the game to get right now or would a NIB IM be the better choice at this point? (Also still looking for a Nice HUO Family Guy).

    #2 9 years ago

    For the price point, they should be around the same right now loren3233. I would personally go with an Iron Man, but Batman DK is a great game as well. I imagine Iron Man will go up with value though, if Spider-Man is any indication. Marvel fans seem to drive the value of them more maybe? I don't know.

    #3 9 years ago

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    #4 9 years ago

    I am a Stern fan. I like the idea of the BDK. Spiderman is my favorite pin to play (I am no expert), but I do not like Ironman, currently. Despite all the reviews, I can tell when I play it that it is NOT a Steve Ritchie design (he spends a LOT of time tweaking the shots). I do not like the randomness of the magnets. I also do not like the stupid joker-in-a-coffee-can contraption on the BDK, but I would probably still want the BDK. I already own a Spiderman, so that's done for me. I say get you a SM and the BDK. I haven't played BDK since the update, tho. I only remember the old endless multiball version of it. I honestly think that the whole Heath Ledger thing may actually add to it's value over time.... but that could be many years off...... I vote for the BDK. But in the end, it all boils down to personal taste, doesn't it? You like what you like- who cares what others think.

    I am also waiting to see the new Gomez/Tron or whatever thing coming out next winter before buying my next NIB. I have a feeling it may be better than IM. (I actually kinda like BBH. You can tell that deer thing is gonna take a pounding on location, tho....)

    #5 9 years ago

    Seanymph, I'm curious myself to see what Gomez has on his plate. I really hope Stern has a pin for the release of "Tron Legacy". Getting Gomez to design the Tron pin should come naturally, since he designed the original Tron video game. I remember he said he would have liked to design the pinball to Spy Hunter.

    Incidentally, Gomez was around for the on-location Stern launch of Big Buck Hunter Pro as well as Iron Man....so I imagine he still wants to do pinball design.

    George Gomez, is probably my favorite designer (co-designed my LOTR). Protégé of one of my personal heroes of game design, Steve Ritchie. Maybe one day I will get enough scratch for a Monster Bash, but for the meantime, I am looking for his other best solo-design effort...Johnny Mnemonic.

    #6 9 years ago

    I have bdk and spiderman+lotr I will be getting my iron man saturday. Bdk is a great game since the 2.94 update. Before the update it we ok. Spiderman is my fav. game with bdk right behind.

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    #7 9 years ago

    Wow thats weird iw as just thinknig yesterday how awsome it would be if they made a tron pinball machine. They should totally put a blacklight in it like BBB and put neon red and blue on the playfield.

    #8 9 years ago

    Tanks for the tip! My bdk is running om v 2.3 so i hef to upload.
    I,m Curious what its make,s better.
    gr udo

    #9 9 years ago

    One of the nice things about Stern is they offer their firmware upgrades online for free if you want to do it yourself (along with instructions).

    #10 9 years ago

    goto sterns web site and download 2.94 .It will be like a new game. there is to much stuff to list that is changed. you will not beleave the game play after.

    #11 9 years ago

    Thanks!!!!

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