(Topic ID: 266436)

Consolation Bracket - Final 4 - Greatest Pinball Game of All-Time - TE - 2020


By AFM95

78 days ago



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  • 33 posts
  • 16 Pinsiders participating
  • Latest reply 75 days ago by MK6PIN
  • Topic is favorited by 3 Pinsiders

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    “Consolation Bracket Voting”

    • (35) Creature of the Black Lagoon VS 106 votes
      26%
    • (47) Whirlwind 110 votes
      27%
    • (41) Star Wars (Stern) VS 84 votes
      20%
    • (44) Bram Stoker's Dracula 115 votes
      28%

    (Multiple choice - 415 votes by 228 Pinsiders)

    This poll has been closed.

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    #1 78 days ago

    Voting has closed, you can find voting for the consolation finals here:

    https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/consolation-bracket-final-greatest-pinball-game-of-all-time-te
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    The Final Four is here... for the consolation round. Two upsets from the last round - BSD and Whirlwind. Can they do it again?

    Voting ends 10pm EST/7pm PST Friday night.
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    #2 78 days ago

    Morning bump

    #3 78 days ago

    FEEL THE POWER OF THE WIND!

    #4 78 days ago
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    #5 78 days ago

    Whirlwind came charging back and took the lead 54 to 53.

    BSD is well in control.

    #6 77 days ago

    48 hours until voting closes.

    Whirlwind up by one; Bram Stoker's Dracula is on cruise control.

    #7 77 days ago

    Wow Creature and Whirlwind are close

    #8 77 days ago

    This is a great showdown!!!!

    #9 77 days ago

    Bump for Creature...

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    #10 77 days ago

    Come on Creatch!

    #11 76 days ago
    Quoted from Jackalwere:

    Bump for Creature...[quoted image]

    You have a nice looking Creature in your collection!

    #12 76 days ago

    Whirlwind for the win!

    #13 76 days ago

    24 hours until voting closes.

    #14 76 days ago

    Love Whirlwind, but Creech has a place in my pinball heart....both deserving, great games!!!

    #15 76 days ago

    Bump for Whirlwind.

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    #16 76 days ago

    Tight race - Whirlwind up by 1.

    #17 76 days ago
    Quoted from AFM95:

    Tight race - Whirlwind up by 1.

    Not anymore......

    #18 76 days ago

    Shape of Water vs Twister
    Movies in TV can sway votes.

    #19 76 days ago

    Power of the wind bump to blow in a few more votes!
    Come on syst 11 fans!
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    #20 76 days ago

    Whirlwind and Creature are both high on my list, but gotta go with Whirlwind
    Creature is on my wishlist, but I think Whirlwind is a much better game for the money.. (Creature is almost twice as expensive as Whirlwind now )
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    #21 76 days ago

    Can't go wrong with the classics.

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    #22 76 days ago
    Quoted from AFM95:

    You have a nice looking Creature in your collection!

    Thank you sir!

    #23 76 days ago
    Quoted from pencilneck:

    Can't go wrong with the classics.[quoted image]

    Damn, that's a beauty!

    #24 76 days ago
    Quoted from MK6PIN:

    Love Whirlwind, but Creech has a place in my pinball heart....both deserving, great games!!!

    I would rather have seen this matchup in the final round--I think these are the two best pins of the four that are left.

    #25 76 days ago
    Quoted from Jackalwere:

    Damn, that's a beauty!

    Thanks. I did a full restoration inside and out on it.

    #26 76 days ago

    Creature and Whirlwind have had multiple lead changes in the last 24 hours. What a matchup.

    Unless a flood of voting comes in for Star Wars (Stern), Dracula is in the driver seat.

    #27 76 days ago

    Plus one for whirlwind and the nicest original example (and “good find” stories) I’ve seen owned by blitzburgh99

    #28 76 days ago

    "Feel....the....power....of....the....WIND!" WW baby.

    #29 76 days ago

    Just installed new disk decals, what a difference!

    Funny to think I like 3 of these 4 (Creature, BSD, Whirlwind) more than 3 pins of the actual top 4

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    #30 76 days ago

    BSD is an amazing game and so fitting that it scares even the best of players if chosen in competition.

    Achieving a triple stack and hearing THIIIIRRRTTYYYYYY MIIIILLLLLLLIIIOOOOOOONNNN one after another as you blast shots and to then stick the Castle jackpot hearing the scream is extremely satisfying. The Mist Ball is innovative and is a rush in itself trying to hit it rolling across the field.

    I love that the physical juggling of the MB's is like an evolving puzzle to solve on the fly as you inch closer to starting each, adjusting strategy depending on which get started or are close to starting, so you can juggle all 3. The goal is straight forward, so it feels possible to do. Yet when you can't, because it's deceptively challenging, you want to try again.

    The dots are great in the iconic red or in today's option of color. The original sounds or even the Pinsound available for it is phenomenal (but as a contributor to the Expanded Remix, I might be biased about that). They even got the leading actor of the film (Gary Oldman) to record custom call outs for the game.

    This IFPA16 Final bout for the championship highlights the rush of this stellar game and it'll always be a classic (the 15:20 timestamp starts the final ball which might be one of the all time comebacks in competition):


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    #31 75 days ago

    Voting has been closed.

    #33 75 days ago

    Congrats to winners!!! Both deserving....love Whirlwind, but BSD is a different league for me...a very brutal, ruthless game....love it!!!

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