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(Topic ID: 39374)

Opinion Best 80s games


By nocreditdot

7 years ago



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  • 79 posts
  • 67 Pinsiders participating
  • Latest reply 7 years ago by BasD
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#51 7 years ago

Blackhole
Bk2K
Firepower
Genesis
HS
Flight 2000

#53 7 years ago

Black Knight 2000
Haunted House
Earthshaker
Swords of Fury
Pinbot
High Speed
Banzai Run
Space Shuttle
Cyclone
Eight Ball Deluxe
Elvira and the Party Monsters
Firepower
Fathom
Taxi
Black Knight

#54 7 years ago

I'm amazed that Flash Gordon isn't on every one of these lists-so tough, so cool, so sharp looking. Oh well.

My List:

Flash Gordon
EBD
Sorcerer
Xenon
Black Knight
Embryon.

If you include 1990--Diner, Whirlwind and Funhouse.

#55 7 years ago

Centaur
Fathom
Black Knight
Taxi
Space Shuttle
Flash Gordon
Firepower
Sorcerer
High Speed
Pinbot
Haunted House
Gorgar

I am sure there are others in this list bu these are all good games from that era.

#56 7 years ago

Whirlwind
Earthshaker
Diner
Taxi
High Speed
Pinbot
Black Knight
Haunted House
Black Hole
Centaur

#57 7 years ago

Elvira ATPM
F-14
Comet
Haunted House
Black Knight

(Also happen to be 5 out of the 7 pins I have set up in my basement right now. )

#58 7 years ago

Centaur
Fathom
Eight Ball Deluxe
Star Gazer
Seawitch

#59 7 years ago

All of my favorites have already been mentioned, except for one, Stern Nine Ball.

Black Knight
Solar Fire
Centaur
Embryon
Seawitch
Space Shuttle
High Speed
PinBot

#60 7 years ago

Taxi
Diner
HS
Banzi Run
Fathom
Centaur

#61 7 years ago

Earthshaker
Eight Ball Deluxe
High Speed

#62 7 years ago

cite="#653882">You're all missing the best 80s machine out there. BK2k hands down. End of discussion

I second this!

#63 7 years ago

Centaur
Cyclone
BK2K
Time Machine
Medusa

#64 7 years ago
Quoted from Finrod:

Black Knight 2000
Haunted House
Earthshaker
*Swords of Fury*
Pinbot
High Speed
Banzai Run
Space Shuttle
Cyclone
Eight Ball Deluxe
Elvira and the Party Monsters
Firepower
Fathom
Taxi
Black Knight

I will never understand how Swords Of Fury is so underrated. It's such a great game! It is right in the number one spot for "pins I have to get"

#65 7 years ago

I put 3 of the 4 games I currently own into the ring. HH, EBD, BK2K. But there are just so many more, I couldn't even begin to list them. Just too much happening in the 80's, to make a proper list you almost have to split the 80's in halves.

#66 7 years ago

In no particular order. All of these 80's pins kick ass.

BH
HH
Volcano
Mars God of War
Xenon
Centaur
Eightball Delux
Space Shuttle
Elvira and the Party Monsters
Tomcat F14
Pinbot
High Speed
Black Knight/2000

Mike
www.HabosArcade.com

#67 7 years ago

If I could only pick 3, it would be:

Firepower (1st pinball with lane change, 1st SS with Multi-ball)
Black Knight
High Speed

#68 7 years ago
Quoted from Shoot_Again:

Centaur
Fathom
Black Knight
Taxi
Space Shuttle
Flash Gordon
Firepower
Sorcerer
High Speed
Pinbot
Haunted House
Gorgar
I am sure there are others in this list bu these are all good games from that era.

Sorry, but Gor Gar came out in 1979.

#69 7 years ago

Nothing easy about this question.

Early eighties Xenon, Blackhole, Haunted House

Mid High speed, Pinbot.

Late EATPM, BK2K

#70 7 years ago

Too many. I don't think I've seen Centaur mentioned enough. Whirlwind is pretty damned amazing as well if we are stopping at 1990. Obviously FP/HS/F14 are gonna be on my list, but they've been mentioned a ton already.

#72 7 years ago

Fathom is the best!

#73 7 years ago

Great games you don't hear much about.

Solar Fire
Flash Gordon
Spirit

Are a few of many (probably 200k games made from the 80s)

For the early years. I count Gorgar and Flash also since they were all over the arcades in the 80s

#74 7 years ago

pinballslave, 10,000 comedians out of work and your tring to be funny, Ha, Ha!

#75 7 years ago
Quoted from badpenny61:

pinballslave, 10,000 comedians out of work and your tring to be funny, Ha, Ha!

He did remind me though: Hollywood Heat

Being completely serious. Do not pass up this game just because of the theme/backglass.

#76 7 years ago

My Top Ten 80's Choices.

1. Varkon 1982
2. Earthshaker 1989
3. Taxi 1988
4. Cyclone 1988
5. High Speed 1986
6. Fire! 1987
7. F14 Tomcat 1987
8. Pin-bot 1986
9. Firepower II 1983
10. Xenon 1980

#77 7 years ago

The eighties, my specialty. In no special order.....

ES - the first shaker and just a great experience
WW - pinnacle of System 11 goodness IMO and one of the best regardless of age. Who will argue that System 11 isn't Eighties tech??
Taxi - speed and flow. Whack spinout scoring is the only flaw.
Cyclone - Awesome call outs

#78 7 years ago
Quoted from badpenny61:

pinballslave, 10,000 comedians out of work and your tring to be funny, Ha, Ha!

At least you realised it was a joke!

The fact is that I'd have serious problems trying to pick out my fave games from that era... just for starters:

Fathom,
Cheetah,
Black Hole,
Haunted House,
Farfalla,
Robot,
Black Knight,
Pahroh,
Flight 2000,
Iron Maiden,
Mephisto,
Eight Ball Deluxe...

The list goes on...

I've never played Hollywood Heat, from what I gather, it's an excellent game!! I seem to remember reading somewhere that it's some 'famous' designer's favourite game... Anyone hear this?

#79 7 years ago

Robocop and black knight 2000. Both have great sounds and play very fast!

Love the end music on the robocop machine. It was the main reason I bought it many years ago (for $80 ,-good old days)

Greetings from the netherlands,

BasD

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