(Topic ID: 703)

Spiderman or Batman?

By PanzerFreak

11 years ago

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  • Latest reply 8 years ago by markmon
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#1 11 years ago

Well, I'm ready to buy another pin but I'm not sure which one to get, I'm split between Sterns Spiderman and Batman machines. I had Batman counted out early on but it looks like the new software updates have made it a pretty cool pin to play and the crane seems to be a very unique toy that interacts with the ball. Spiderman looks awesome and I enjoy Steve Ritchie designed games, based on the videos I watched it has great flow, the playfield looks very colorful and the sound within the game seems top notch.

Now, what gets me down still about Batman is the Joker reveal toy seems useless as does the bridge toy (that could change though with another software update but who knows when that would be), and no voice sound clips appear to be used from the films. The only downside I see with Spiderman is that the shot layout seems similar to STTNG, a machine I own.

Which would you pick?

Thank you!

#2 11 years ago

I do not know about Batman,But Spiderman is a fantastic Game it has everything-Flow,rules,lighting ,sounds,music,toys and artwork and is very fun!!!

#3 11 years ago

I own a Spiderman and I tell you that you cant go wrong with it. I've talked with many people extensively about Batman, and EVERYONE seems to indicate that Spiderman is better. Spiderman has 4 multiball, Batman has 3. Many have said that the large joker toy at the top part of the playfield is a HUGE waste of resources, which I am inclined to agree. But again, the decision is yours. I dont think you can go wrong with Spiderman. I love my Spiderman. I came close to buying a Batman as well but just kept hearing negative feedback so I decided against it. Spiderman just came out with a 2.4 update. Have you considered the new LOTR machine? I bought one of them and I love it.

#4 11 years ago

I am far from a Stern fan but most of them would agree Spider Man is the better pin.

p.s. get a williams next time

#5 11 years ago

I think they both rock! You can't go wrong with either one of them. Decide by playing both. I think Batman has a bit more interactivity going on with the moving target. Spiderman has more humour and if I really had to pick would be my choice.

@Maldoror: I though the same as you for some time. But eventually the Stern love will hit you - just wait

#6 11 years ago

You cannot compare them. Spiderman is a great pin, very cool rulesheet, nice shoots, fun to play. Batman is just the opposite. The final wizard mode on Spiderman (SuperHero) make you work and satisfy you when you complete it. On Batman the final wizard mode consists in one single shot for 100 millions and that's it.

2 years later
#7 8 years ago

I prefer Batman, Where are the other DC titles ?

#8 8 years ago

Batman is way cooler than Spiderman. SM is way better than BDK. Though BDK is a worthy game.

#9 8 years ago

The one someone else likes

#10 8 years ago

nananananananana... BATMAN!!!!!!!!!!!!

#11 8 years ago

Does this set the record for oldest thread revival?

#12 8 years ago

Spiderman is very very good. But I prefere Batman.The scarecrow is awesome!

#13 8 years ago

Have both, tend to play SM the most. Which ever you choose , install speaker kit and LEDs , makes a huge difference .

#14 8 years ago

I like and own both games. But spiderman is just in a class of its own. Three ramps, three flippers, Lyman ruleset. Can't lose.

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