List of wide-open playfields

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List of wide-open playfields


By balt

68 days ago



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#1 68 days ago

Some pins feel like they have acres of open playfield. Stern's Star Wars and JJP's Hobbit fit that description. All the ball interactions are pushed to the far edges. What are some other pins with a similar amount of open space? Gottlieb's Black Hole and Haunted House belong on this list too.

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#2 68 days ago

Orbitor 1

#3 68 days ago

Haunted House
Paragon

#5 68 days ago

Hobbit is a unique case is it seems very open until you start interacting with the 4 beast pop up mechs and the lower drop targets. The openness of the game can change at any moment.

#6 68 days ago

T2 is one that comes to mind

#7 68 days ago

WPT

#8 68 days ago

Original James Bond

#9 68 days ago

Hercules, Big Foot.

LTG : )

#10 68 days ago
Quoted from LTG:

Hercules, Big Foot.
LTG : )

Have you played a big foot????

#11 68 days ago

Lotta old games like Countdown, High Hand, Star Gazer. This sounds like a mof question, ask him.

#12 68 days ago

Black Sheep Squadron....nothing to do!

#13 68 days ago

Pokerino.

#14 68 days ago
Quoted from vdojaq:

Have you played a big foot????

No.

LTG : )
Disclaimer : Not counting my ex.

#15 68 days ago
Quoted from LTG:

No.
LTG : )
Disclaimer : Not counting my ex.

So, you have not played a Big Foot, but you may have played with a Big Foot?

It's all clear to me now!

#16 68 days ago

80% of all EM's

#17 68 days ago

Spectrum!

#18 68 days ago

Firepower

#19 68 days ago
Quoted from LTG:

No.
LTG : )
Disclaimer : Not counting my ex.

I hand a feeling he played her in court....

#20 68 days ago
Quoted from balt:

Some pins feel like they have acres of open playfield. Stern's Star Wars and JJP's Hobbit fit that description. All the ball interactions are pushed to the far edges. What are some other pins with a similar amount of open space? Gottlieb's Black Hole and Haunted House belong on this list too.

Your sign on the hobbit is covering up two toys that pop up as targets and are also used to block flipper shots on the orbits. But don’t move it up too much as it will hit the other lighted toy pop ups that block the ramps and the third flipper shot to the dwarf stand ups, targets, and left vuk and orbit. Perhaps make the sign smaller? Oh wait, it would still cover the 4 rollover targets to light the Smaug lock. Better yet, just take the sign off, it makes no sense.

#22 68 days ago

Popeye, I've been playing this the most lately. Rules are pretty deep.

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#24 68 days ago

Williams 4 Aces

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#25 68 days ago
Quoted from mswhat:

Williams 4 Aces

Ahhh I didn;t know there was another similar Planet's & Zodiac.

#26 68 days ago

Stern 24. Wiiiiiiiide open!

#27 68 days ago

Avengers.

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#28 68 days ago

One of my favorites: the classic Stern, Nine Ball. I was surprised how much more action you sometimes get due to the lack of stuff in the middle of the playfield.

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Williams Winner:
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#30 67 days ago

Gottlieb Counterforce

#33 67 days ago

Lexy Lightspeed - Escape From Earth All the permanent physical shots are in the back or on the side. Scoops pop up during the game.

#34 67 days ago

Mars god of war

#35 67 days ago

One of the most famous, most worth money, and most fun to play with a friend or self... Midway's Flying Turns.

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#37 66 days ago
Quoted from SuperDaveOsbourn:

One of the most famous, most worth money, and most fun to play with a friend or self... Midway's Flying Turns.
http://www.ipdb.org/showpic.pl?id=910&picno=888

That's awesome! I want one now. The animated blackbox makes it shine!

#38 66 days ago

ANYTHING Atari

#39 66 days ago

Doctor Who
Strikes and Spares.
Aerosmith pro

Definitely Hyperball, if that counts as pinball.

#40 66 days ago

Rapid Fire.

#41 66 days ago

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#42 66 days ago

Banzai run. Not one of the most open playfields but plenty of room for the ball to travel.

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#43 64 days ago

Flight 2000.
Even with the ball walker taking up the top left quarter of the playfield, there's still a lot of open area to the right and below.

#44 64 days ago

1950 Bank-A-Ball

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#45 64 days ago

El Dorado!

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#46 63 days ago
Quoted from o-din:

1950 Bank-A-Ball

Do you own that Bank a Ball? I always wanted to play one at some point. It looks like an incredibly fair woodrail.

#47 63 days ago
Quoted from Frippertron:

Do you own that Bank a Ball? I always wanted to play one at some point. It looks like an incredibly fair woodrail.

No I don't own one, but there are other games from this era with similar open playfields. It was an experimental time in the early days of flipper pinball. Some worked better than others.

#48 63 days ago

All-American Quarterback, Select-A Card, and Sportsman.

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#49 63 days ago

World poker tour

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