(Topic ID: 262428)

Stern Simpson's Versus Willy Wonka Standard Edition?

By stuckey_t

42 days ago

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  • Latest reply 42 days ago by bigd1979
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Topic poll

“Stern Simpson's Versus Willy Wonka Standard Edition?”

  • Simpson's Pinball Party 8 votes
  • Willy Wonka Standard Edition 12 votes

(20 votes)

#1 42 days ago

Both of these games have deep code. Both are very close in rank. Which would you chose for long term in home use? What do you like best about each game? Any major negatives with either game?

#2 42 days ago

Wonka in a heartbeat.

It is not perfect but Wonka seems like a no brainer. Simpsons is chore by comparison.

Literally my only knock on Wonka in this comparison is younger /shorter players would need a stool moreso than most games to see the upper right flipper.

Both have crazy deep code but Wonka I could say hit this then get it in the whole. Do it 3 times to start mb.

#3 42 days ago

How did you narrow it to these two?
If your kids love one of these themes, go for it. If not, JP or MM or IJ might be a little violent now but will age much better.

I’d take Simpsons over Wonka if I have to. Wonka is not for everyone. The rule set is complex and all, but the layout and sounds got old real quick. I wouldn’t buy anything for kids- how can it compete with their phone? Buy what you like. Kids will move out soon enough.

#4 42 days ago

Maybe you could put up a Poll?

For me, I prefer TSPP on theme alone.

I do not think you can go wrong with either choice.

#6 42 days ago
Quoted from pinballaddicted:

For me, I prefer TSPP on theme alone.

+1. I feel the same way.

#8 42 days ago

I took the home use with kids part out. Doesn't really matter because I am the one playing the pinballs all the time anyway. I think these games are close in value for what you get and it is a tug of war in either direction. Curious what the masses think!

#9 42 days ago

Tspp should be at least 1k cheaper if not more

#10 42 days ago

TSPP... Better game and cheaper

#11 42 days ago

While I do like tspp overall wonka has much better layout and flows and plays like no other and is just super fun to play over and over. After a few games on tspp I'm ready to Turn it off and move on... it's a good pin with nice rules/code but drags on after a bit.

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