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Some nice looking EM classics just came up on CL


By o-din

6 years ago



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#8408 4 years ago

Looks good Joe... I'd much rather have a too-light webbing than too dark, for sure.

Don O

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#8619 4 years ago
Quoted from boilerman:

mini cycle IMO the worst theme ever.

Mini Cycle - worst theme, one of the worst players... simply horrible. Must have been smokin' something other than cigarettes when they came up with that game.

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#9249 4 years ago
Quoted from ccotenj:

re-listed, might be able to work the price a bit...
pair of wild life's - $750 - columbia (md)
washingtondc.craigslist.org link

I sold my non-shopped Wildlife to this guy about 2 years ago... when I went back to help with an issue, it was working, but not 100%... you could make a really decent game out of both, if Wildlife is up your alley.

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#9880 4 years ago
Quoted from CactusJack:

This is what I remember finding on route around 73 and later. Not necessarily listed based on when they appeared on route.
Champ, Air Aces - loved them both.
Galahad - What can I say? It was there, we played it. Not much of a game. I think it being slower than the other two games at this location made us "learn" on it.
Op Pop Pop - Interestingly weird. It was one of two games at the Roller Rink so we played it.
Sky Rocket, Expressway, Firecracker, 4 Million BC - All got my attention at a dime a play. 4 million probably wins out as best.
Sky Kings - Same layout as Champ, much better artwork. Love them both.
Amigo - love the artwork. Simple game play, attracted me back to it at the time.
Ditto for Flip Flop. Bottom drains are a bit of a tease. Requires fresh rubber and good nudging skills.
Delta Queen - Replaced a Crescendo. Definite improvement. Art is so so. Game play was fun.
Space Time/Time Zone - seemed to be everywhere and we played it. Can't stand the game any longer.
Ro Go - interesting layout using a lot of Space Time or Monte Carlo. Fun to risk the turn around look for 5000/5 Adv and special when its lit. After all, its right there in your face, How can you miss???
Fireball - I have heard it is a good game?
Odds and Evens / Monte Carlo - Both great games and art. Monte wins out for better rule set. Which is odd that the single player is less attractive in that way.
Old Chicago - Absolutely love it.
Bow and Arrow - Great Game!
Wizard and Capt. Fantastic. Yes, we played them a lot. Probably a tad overrated these days. Certainly true for Capt. Fan.
Hocus Pokus, Aladdin's Castle - Both Fun layouts. Great Artwork.
And Later came games like Night Rider and Freedom in EM form. Good offerings but they paled once their SS counterparts began to appear.
As you can see, I had very little exposure to the earlier 60's games where and when I grew up. I'm not sure if it was related to the Los Angeles Pinball law (I did not actually live in the city of LA) or if the locations were just too valuable to let the older games take up space. When I started playing, the oldest games on location around were: Op Pop Pop (69), Galahad (70), Funland (68), Mibs (69), Mini Cycle (70), Crescendo (70), Aquarius (70), 2001 (71), Hayburners II (68), Gridiron (Pitch and Bat - 69), Straight Flush (70), Jive Time (70), Doodle Bug (71) Klondike (71).

I started really getting the pinball juices going around 1973/4, and some of the games you mention were also around when we were hitting the 3 inch flipper games with reckless abandon. Games like Gulfstream, Jack in the Box, Play Ball, Old Chicago, Super Star got a lot of quarters in the early years... But there were some older titles still around that I played some - Apollo, Royal Guard, Spin-a-Card, Magic City are those I remember.

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#11599 4 years ago

Run, don't walk... probably already gone, but hey, ya never know... EM Close Encounters!!!!!

athensga.craigslist.org link

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#12032 3 years ago

washingtondc.craigslist.org link

This looks like it could be a very sweet Fire Queen... 1500 is pricy, but it's a tad on the rare side.

Don O.

2 months later
#13170 3 years ago

Another WMS King Pin, 100$$$!!! pic sucks but hey, it's only 100

pueblo.craigslist.org link

3 months later
#14031 3 years ago
Quoted from DirtFlipper:

Still can't believe this Wms Cueball hasn't sold @$350 in MA:
westernmass.craigslist.org link
Looks neat.

That Cue Ball is cool! Never seen one at a show that I can remember... looks like a fun game to boot.. love the beautiful blond on the backglass... is she hot or what?????

3 months later
#14957 3 years ago

athensga.craigslist.org link

Potentially really nice Expressway - pix suck though.

#14959 3 years ago

Kinda cool Bally... always liked this game...

charlotte.craigslist.org link

2 months later
#15308 2 years ago

Not a bad price for a unique pointy people pin:

lancaster.craigslist.org link

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#15791 2 years ago

washingtondc.craigslist.org link

Went to see this game - the playfield is a beauty; the rest of the game not so much;no offer made.

#15792 2 years ago

Game is Central Park

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#16736 1 year ago
Quoted from Vic_Camp:

NOS playfield..............newjersey.craigslist.org link
Back glass only.......jerseyshore.craigslist.org link
El Toro...........newjersey.craigslist.org link
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Spin Out looks sweet!

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#16939 1 year ago
Quoted from jrpinball:

Hey Frank! Thanks for posting this. Hey "Dono" is this yours?

Not mine

9 months later
#17220 5 months ago
Quoted from cantbfrank:

The playfield looks nice
cnj.craigslist.org link

Mibs has to be the most boring/layout of all the GTB 2 inch flip games... I played it a few times on location as a youngster and never understood the appeal... what say you???

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