(Topic ID: 236258)

RBION vs SM poll

By hoby1

3 months ago

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  • Latest reply 3 months ago by Shoot_Again
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Topic poll

“Which game would you choose for my current collection”

  • Spiderman SAM system 28 votes
  • Ripleys Believe it or not Whitestar system 18 votes
  • Neither as they are old news. Buy something more current. 3 votes

(49 votes)

#1 3 months ago

Had both on my collection and really like them a lot. Both were sold to make room for newer titles not because I dislike them. Both have different style play and slightly different price point.

I have the opportunity to get MINT unmolested bone stock HUO games with original receipts from the original owners. SM is about 8/9 hundred more.

My current collection is....... ACDC, MET, GB, IMDN, TWD, MMr, MBr, and AFMr.

Also factor in the system reliability. SM/SAM RBION/ Whitestar

LMK your thoughts and why as I love both.

#2 3 months ago

I owned them both as well. I still own SM. Both are good games. I just found that the stopNGo play of the RBION wasn't as much my style. SM is easier from a rules perspective but it has a well integrated theme - does a great job with the movie story lines. for me It just feels like FUN when I play it. I like Jameson insulting me as it never gets old for me.

If I had to chose I would pick SM but If RBION was a little less stopNGo I would probably change my mind. Really it depends on the style of gameplay you prefer. Good luck.

#3 3 months ago

Both fun games but I prefer SM.

#4 3 months ago

What pbfan said in his first paragraph is exactly what I was thinking. I sold my mint HUO RBION because it was too much stop and go and bought SM to go in it’s place.

Both are awesome, but SM is so much more my speed.

#5 3 months ago

I do have a lot of flow in my line up. GB being the exception. Maybe I should just get both

#6 3 months ago

Ripleys all the way very unique and cool game spidey is cool too but too long of ball times way way too long

#7 3 months ago

SM All the way

#8 3 months ago

I’d go Ripleys as well. Its a unique Lawler layout and the game is fun. Or maybe consider a Family guy if you really want a Sam system game that’s also unique/fun and a Lawlor design.

#9 3 months ago
Quoted from Bowlingpin:

I’d go Ripleys as well. Its a unique Lawler layout and the game is fun. Or maybe consider a Family guy if you really want a Sam system game that’s also unique/fun and a Lawlor design.

If you have a HUO FG I’ll take it. On the top of my list

#10 3 months ago

Never could get into playing SM. Just didn't do anything for me.

#11 3 months ago

SM was great while lasted. Gets old quick.

I'd go for more unique style.

#12 3 months ago

Owned both, and definitely preferred RBION. SM is great, but Ripley’s was just so different compared to anything I’ve owned in the past.

#13 3 months ago

Both great games but rbion is much harder to find.

If you can afford both and have the room then both is always my answer!

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