(Topic ID: 242259)

Robo-War vs. Alien Star


By herbertbsharp

14 days ago



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“Robo-War vs. Alien Star”

  • Robo-War 10 votes
    63%
  • Alien Star 6 votes
    38%

(16 votes)

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#1 14 days ago

There are a lot of Gottliebs I've never played, I have a Robo-War and love it, should I bother getting an Alien Star? If you were down to 1 which one would you get?

#2 14 days ago

I don't think either are easy to find, if you have one awesome! if you can get the other have both! My vote is for Alien Star as I like that era/style better than the slightly later Robo-War although I wouldn't mind have one of those too.

#3 14 days ago

I’ve played both but I prefer Alien Star. That said I only played Robo War at a show maybe ten times, I played Alien Star 200 times at my local arcade. I bought an Alien Star for my collection. If I could find a Robo war I’d probably buy it also

#4 14 days ago

Both are great games but I prefer Alien Star out of the two. Robo War has more shots, drop targets and better sound but Alien Star has the best spinner rules in all of pinball. It's also the best game to Shatz the inlanes on as it's necessary for setting up massive 50k spinner shots! Whenever you get the ball in multiball it's a rush to play and try to cash in even though it's extremely difficult to do so. Robo War reminds me a bit of Sinbad as far as the drop targets bank rules go.

#5 14 days ago

If there was one sitting next to the other, I would make a beeline for robo-war.

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#6 4 days ago

Robo-War is my fav Gottlieb game (even above TX Sector), so my vote DEF goes to RW

#7 4 days ago

If you ever want to sell that robo war please LMK! Ive been looking well over a year now.

#8 4 days ago

I pick both. They are both equally amazing.

#9 3 days ago
Quoted from MikeS:

Robo War reminds me a bit of Sinbad as far as the drop targets bank rules go.

Yes, it was designed to be an updated version of Sinbad.
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