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Star wars pro vs Mando pro

By dutchi

7 months ago


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“Wich one is the best ?”

  • Star Wars pro 36 votes
    53%
  • Mandalorian pro 32 votes
    47%

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#1 7 months ago

Hi guys i need a little help…Is this a no brainer? Is Mando the better machine ? I love star wars and the sounds, call outs and so on are so nice in the st pin. But in Mando you have a more populated playfield. More bang for the buck?
And is the comic edition worth the extra dollar.
Thanks and cheers

First world problems..

#2 7 months ago

Both games are great. In my opinion, the original Stern Star Wars game has more to do deeper in the game and is a little bit harder. I also think the Stern Star Wars game is a bit more "Flowy". Both games are fun, but if you have kids under 12 100% go Mando for the more kid friendly theme. Were it me and I was interested in both titles, I'd snag the first one that came up at a good price.

I think you'd have more fun with Mando at first, but Star Wars would have the longer shelf life.

Can't go wrong.

#3 7 months ago

Thanks so much sataneatscheese !

#4 7 months ago

I own both and prefer Mandalorian

#5 7 months ago

Star Wars pro all day long

#6 7 months ago

Own both. Mando is better. IMO better art, better shots, better humor, better music, better call outs, just better

#7 7 months ago
Quoted from dutchi:

Hi guys i need a little help…Is this a no brainer?...

If you like the multiplier system on SW it's a no brainier for the win.
Comic version is kind of cool but kind of cheesy. Might be worth couple hundy more.

#8 7 months ago

Both of these games have major flaws but I would take Star Wars any day over Middleorian. It would become tiresome very quickly in home use due to the endless repetition of shooting up the middle.

Star Wars' major flaws are that horrible dumb plunge into a wall of standups and drain 3 times in a row launch, and the frustrating drains in general, but it's a much better game altogether that held my interest longer.

#9 7 months ago

Probably needs a poll

#10 7 months ago
Quoted from CrazyLevi:

Star Wars' major flaws are that horrible dumb plunge into a wall of standups and drain 3 times in a row launch,...

Not on the pro at least. I think Mando is the same on every level

#11 7 months ago
Quoted from TheLaw:

Not on the pro at least. I think Mando is the same on every level

That upper playfield on Mando though...ugh...

#12 7 months ago
Quoted from grantopia:

That upper playfield on Mando though...ugh...

Oh duh, yeah thats a big obvious one

#13 7 months ago

Thanks for all the info poll added

#14 7 months ago

I own both SW pro and mando pro . And happy to have both, but if one had to go... SW would be the keeper! Glad I don’t have to make that decision. Can’t go wrong with either one!
GL with your decision .
freddy

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#15 7 months ago

Star Wars = Barren IMO Comic edition so not worth it...

Mando = ugly with those crossover plastic ramps (Mando is newer & is slightly the better choice; but personally I'd go with a nice Data east star wars)

#16 7 months ago

I own both as well. SW pro will end up being the keeper for many of the reasons stated in previous posts.

#17 7 months ago

You are all smoking if you think the comic art is cheesy. Totally bad ass. Buy both and put them side by side!

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#18 7 months ago

Can I vote SW premium?

#19 7 months ago
Quoted from shovelhed:

You are all smoking if you think the comic art is cheesy.

Uff that speaker grill is smoking something itself

#20 7 months ago
Quoted from shovelhed:

You are all smoking if you think the comic art is cheesy. Totally bad ass. Buy both and put them side by side!
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Like this!

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#21 7 months ago
#22 7 months ago

I have them both. SW Pro is my favorite. Mando Pro is great too! Both excellent choices for SW fans.

#23 7 months ago

Thanks, this helped me a lot, ST pro was getting so much hate… i am picking up one tommorrow finally a second machine in my gameroom.
That looks amazing freddy the cabinet of the ST looks great and are that jet fighters mods on the playfield? Looks great and the art blades to

#24 7 months ago
Quoted from dutchi:

Thanks, this helped me a lot, ST pro was getting so much hate… i am picking up one tommorrow finally a second machine in my gameroom.
That looks amazing freddy the cabinet of the ST looks great and are that jet fighters mods on the playfield? Looks great and the art blades to

Confused. SW vs MANDO and you went with ST (Star Trek)? That’s sac relig in some areas of the world but ST is a great game

#25 7 months ago

I’d rather have a SW home pin

#26 7 months ago

Oeps sorry and im not even new to the hobby..Eskaybee

Star trek is great indeed but i meant SW
Tomorrow finally 2 games in the house

#27 7 months ago
Quoted from acedanger:

Star Wars = Barren IMO Comic edition so not worth it...
Mando = ugly with those crossover plastic ramps (Mando is newer & is slightly the better choice; but personally I'd go with a nice Data east star wars)

$200 fixed those ramps.. Mando all day.

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#28 7 months ago

I don't want to slam Mando, I was pretty excited to play it initially, but it just did not click with me. Shooting up the center just does not feel rewarding, and is way overused.

SW however is very underrated imo. I think the option for mode stacking to default on was a bummer, but it can be disabled, or you can just choose to only play single modes at a time. I think SW actually had some of the most well done modes of recent machines. Theme integration with the video, sounds, and music is top notch.

The multiplier system I have a love-hate thing going on with - it's fun, but it can be annoying, and the constant need to shoot the standup to avoid your multiplier timing out is both unique, and frustrating if you like to trap up and play controlled like I do. You can ignore it, but where's the fun in that? Moving a high multiplier around quickly to make huge scoring shots is really awesome when you nail it though.

#29 7 months ago

SW flawed but always have fun playing it. First impressions of Mando not so good. Might be fun after more plays but SW definitely better shooter.

#30 7 months ago

Apples and oranges

I love love love both of them like they are my children. I will say that Premium/LE is the only way to go for both(features are way worth it)

Both are excellent and if I had to choose between the two-Star Wars LE would win by a hair.

What about comic version? Do you keep your games or trade them like baseball cards? If you keep your games and love Star Wars then pop for comic version, if you will eventually sell or trade-then what is the point?

Star Wars LE and Mandalorian LE are in my top 5-both are epic games and I highly recommend

#31 7 months ago
Quoted from PinKopf:

I don't want to slam Mando, I was pretty excited to play it initially, but it just did not click with me. Shooting up the center just does not feel rewarding, and is way overused.
SW however is very underrated imo. I think the option for mode stacking to default on was a bummer, but it can be disabled, or you can just choose to only play single modes at a time. I think SW actually had some of the most well done modes of recent machines. Theme integration with the video, sounds, and music is top notch.
The multiplier system I have a love-hate thing going on with - it's fun, but it can be annoying, and the constant need to shoot the standup to avoid your multiplier timing out is both unique, and frustrating if you like to trap up and play controlled like I do. You can ignore it, but where's the fun in that? Moving a high multiplier around quickly to make huge scoring shots is really awesome when you nail it though.

BINGO!

#32 7 months ago

Some of the line ups you guys have! Insane..great stuff!
Im a happy camper with the two i have and will be saving up for the third.
The flow and sounds of SW are great. I already know im gonna keep it.
And one day i would like to own a GOT prem or pro.

Thanks for all the comments and advice

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#33 6 months ago
Quoted from dutchi:

Hi guys i need a little help…Is this a no brainer? Is Mando the better machine ? I love star wars and the sounds, call outs and so on are so nice in the st pin. But in Mando you have a more populated playfield. More bang for the buck?
And is the comic edition worth the extra dollar.
Thanks and cheers
First world problems..

I was turned away by the pro version of star wars. And as luck would have it there are no premiums, or comic art versions to play in my area so I cannot form an opinion. If you are an absolute master player, you might find the pro acceptable, but myself and friends of mine that are way better players than I am all find it a drain monster in general.

Now I do agree with the bang for buck, the mando pro does have more going on, and I can see with time the code will get better. Star wars has a little more code maturity.

Honestly if I did not get the mando le, I wouldnt own the pro or premium due to the artwork. I would rate the artwork on the mando le to be one of sterns very best.

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