Both WOZ and TH are fun, but both are long games - very long if you've got the skill. I had a WOZ but sold it for an MB... love both games and still not sure I made the right decision! I haven't played enough IJ but sttng is also a favourite. I think the w/b games are more fun but the new features and classiness of the JJP pins are indisputably cool. Tough one.
Yeah tough one for sure. Sttng/ij/tz are fantastic pins, but imo woz and hobbit simply take it to the next level. With jjp pins I suggest you eat and hit the head because you could be there for a while if you have some skills
And maybe it is the length of the game that has me not playing those machines - really need some time!
Not well. Games like IJ and sttng use the wide playfields for a purpose and don't feel like they forced the issue.
The Jjp games would likely have both been better as normal sized pins. On woz you get those stupid huge outlanes and their accompanying ball save contests, and on hobbit the game is just wide...super wide...for no real reason.
Very, very different feel between the wms superpins and the jjp widebodies, which just seem to be wide to be wide.
The jjp games pack more into themselves imo and they work great. The old wide-bodies are cool, but they just don't hold my attention like they used to after playing jjps games. I much prefer the fancy new games and deeper rules that only jjp offers. Love the oldies, but love the new ones more.
I have had IJ and still own a TZ. Both are really awesome for their time. WoZ is the next generation of pins. Where do you want to start? Deep rulesets, LCD Screen, Amazing Lights Shows, Best cabinet paint job out there (WoZLE). Not to mention working on the pin with that full LCD is so underrated.
In my mind the JJP pins are in a class of their own. I can't speak to TH though. I have only played several games. To me TZ is the closest pin out there to WoZ. Probably the combination of the magnets and upper playfield.
Hope this helps...
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