So I was discussing getting a pin with my wife today over dinner. One thing lead to another and she basically said that I could get any machine I felt was a sound investment. She knows how much I loved playing Tron and Iron Man at the Louisville show, so when we were going over various games, she said, "Well, didn't you really like Tron? Why don't you look for one of those?"
She knows the cost of them, but she's given me the OK.
The question I have is this:
I loved Tron. It was LOT of fun to play. However, does the cost justify the game? I can get a LOT of games with that budget. I realize it's a really great investment in terms of longevity and resale (if it ever go to that point), but there are SO many games out there. I prefer games that aren't just about hitting the loop over and over and over to rack up a huge score. I like games with fun, deep, and engaging rule sets. What games should I be looking out for?
The only rules she gave me were that it needs to be family friendly. So no Simpsons, South Park, Family Guy, Baywatch, Playboy, etc. She wants a game that, when we have kids (or when our friends bring theirs over), they can play it and feel comfortable with the machine and theme. Something like LotR is fine, she said Spider Man seemed neat (however, I only played the game once with lightning flippers, so I don't know how the game actually plays), thought PotC sounded neat...
Like I said, I have a LOT of freedom with this purchase.
I was originally looking at lower cost games with fun themes I liked, but now that she's given me the OK, I've decided to expand my horizons. I apologize for any other topics I've created that don't coincide with this! I am looking at prices of Tron Pro's right now, so if I find one that feels right...
Having said that, I am setting a budget for myself of $5k, but I don't necessarily want to spend that much. I will if it's justified. I'm just not entirely sure what I should be hunting down to play! Thanks in advance!