(Topic ID: 182111)

Plunger vs. Button?

By flippersandballs

2 years ago

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  • Latest reply 2 years ago by flippersandballs
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    Topic poll

    “Plunger vs. Button”

    • Plunger 33 votes
    • Button 0 votes

    (33 votes by 0 Pinsiders)

    #1 2 years ago

    Plunger, because of more ball control. Auto-launch with a button isn't much fun.

    #2 2 years ago

    Plunger, for me, it's one of the most notable features of pinball.

    #3 2 years ago

    Plunger only adds to being immersed in the game

    #4 2 years ago

    Plunger because usually the ones with the buttons always plunge my balls for me when I don't want them plunged yet. (Some "transistioning" games with a real plunger do this, but still, not as many of course as the plunger is like 100 years old)

    #5 2 years ago

    Option C, Gearshifter on my Getaway. Guess you could consider it a button in function but more thematic to the pin. Probably similar to other themed launchers like pistol triggers, etc.

    #6 2 years ago

    If the game has no real skill shot then the button is fine.

    #7 2 years ago

    I don't mind certain implementations of a ball launch button IF there is still some skill or timing involved (e.g. T2 trigger launch).

    What I DO mind is when a "lane change" replaces a plunged skill shot. So boring...

    #8 2 years ago

    gun. lethal weapon, goldeneye, and whatever else has it. great prop

    #9 2 years ago

    Definitely a plunger. It's the manual transmission of the pinball world.

    #10 2 years ago
    Quoted from KrustyBurger:

    Definitely a plunger. It's the manual transmission of the pinball world.

    KrustyBurger Nice analogy!

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