Currently looking at getting my first machine for my house and I have a couple local options that I could go with (no shipping is ideal). I'm trying to keep the budget under $2,000 and get something that will be fun, reasonably challenging and help me work on my pinball skills.
Options under my budget are as follows:
Silverball Mania in players condition - $1000
Harlem Globetrotters On Tour in players condition w/ led & new drops - $1500
Police Force in players condition with a few small cosmetic mods/upgrades - $1700 ($1900 with a new ramp kit)
I've gone through the reviews and ratings and they all seem to be middle-of-the-road type of machines so I'm fully aware that I'm not getting something with super deep code, crazy modes, etc. Resale of the machine is also something I need to consider as I only have room for 1 game and would eventually like to trade up to something else after the fun wears out. On the surface I'm leaning towards Police Force but I also know that some of those older SS games are good shooters.
Any thoughts on these 3 games for a first machine?