Quoted from TOK:
I knew it was a dog from the first time I played it. Iron Maiden is better, but still don't think its gonna stand the test of time. Feels like a bunch of people here that discovered Pinball through Pinball Arcade talking like they're old salts.
My experience has been the opposite of what you are implying.
As a competitive player, I talk to many experienced, above average players pretty consistently about new games... they all like Maiden. It's definitely a players game.
The only people who haven't really liked it have been below average players.
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