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Best medieval/DnD type games?


By waspinat0r

1 year ago



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    #1 1 year ago

    I'm a huge fan of medieval games. Some people love space, I love knights, wizards, dragons, etc. (Although I do love space as well. I will have a space station one day.)

    So with that being said, what do you guys consider the best games of this theme?

    #2 1 year ago

    #2 on Pinside 100

    #3 1 year ago

    MM
    BK
    BK2K
    DnD (never played it personally)

    #5 1 year ago

    GORGAR!! It is quintessentially ADnD. A barbarian, with an enchanted helm and sword, rescuing a maiden from the layer of a demon. Brutal. Lost world has some great medieval / fantasy art also. Paragon includes a great Greek mythological approach.

    #6 1 year ago

    Gorgar is a classic, but it's a bit of a snooze-fest if I'm being honest. You can play it like a shooter's game though, so it's got that going for it.

    I *really* like Bally's Dungeon's & Dragons. I don't know why. By all accounts, it should be a terrible game, but to me it's great. Interesting shots, cool but also terrible music that I like for some reason, terrible sound effects that are somehow good, wizards teleporting shit, weird ball saves, stupidly shaped cabinet; it's just a beautiful mess. It's not an easy game to find, but it's a treat to play.

    #7 1 year ago

    The best one of all time is of course Medieval Maddness. Not easy to come by cheap. You could purchase and trade to get one. This is how I did it.

    #8 1 year ago
    Quoted from mbaumle:

    Bally's Dungeon's & Dragons

    There is one near me at the museum of pinball that hasnt worked in quite awhile. Its the only one I have ever seen and I am really looking forward to playing it. We are going to try to get it up and running before Arcade Expo. I was a huge D&D fan, and a fan of bally pins from that era.

    #9 1 year ago

    Mediëval Castle

    #10 1 year ago

    I suggest not asking about the "BEST" because it will just limit your pinball experience.

    SOF is a fun system 11 game. Big Guns is one not mentioned but not a favorite of mine. Excalibur is another one that is fun.

    #11 1 year ago

    Another vote for Sorcerer! Beautiful backglass and playfield, and a very fun game (you’ll be done with it in three or four days, naturally). Plus it has a great 80s D&D vibe.

    #12 1 year ago

    Sorcerer has one of my favorite backglasses!

    #13 1 year ago

    Grand Lizard, Big Guns... as other have said, Swords of Fury and Sorcerer... and of course, Medieval Madness.

    #14 1 year ago

    Bally's Dungeons and Dragons. Lots of fun... I find I gravitate towards it in my lineup more than I would have expected (includes DW and IJ!)

    #15 1 year ago

    Are we allowed to say the "L" word in this thread?

    #16 1 year ago

    Medieval Madness is an outstanding game! You mentioned: Knights, Wizards, and Dragons.

    - Knights joust during orbit shots and sword fight in the Pops
    - Merlin the wizard awards items like extra ball, locks, points from the saucer
    - There’s a dragon on the playfield, though its under utilized in game play. The right ramp triggers some dragon breath and frizzes damsel hair

    Plus!

    - Catapult to shoot boulders at a castle, plus other stuff and farm critters that you can choose to launch, tied into the left ramp, it’s really cool
    - Castle, yep one that explodes not only on screen but physically on the play field after some center shots
    - Peasants to uprise, burn stuff up, riot, and complain, left ramp
    - Damsels to rescue when hitting that right ramp and blowing pass the dragon, also on screen as well as physically on the play field
    - Trolls! Friggin pop up Trolls to shoot, also on screen and physically on playfield

    #17 1 year ago
    Quoted from ectobar:

    Are we allowed to say the "L" word in this thread?

    What Lord of the Rings? Oh, you mean that other "L" word....

    #18 1 year ago

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