(Topic ID: 201020)

Thoughts on buying a show or tournament game


By foobeer

1 year ago



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    #12 1 year ago

    If it would make you feel any better and if you can spare the time and the money to do it, go attend the Expo. Check in periodically on Larry's show game(s) you have in mind to buy. Play them yourself and watch how much play they seem to be getting and whether people are treating them gently. Then decide to buy or not with some knowledge instead of always wondering whether the machine got abused.

    #24 1 year ago
    Quoted from Whysnow:

    Curious, what exactly would be abused from a few hundred plays at a show? Just get thebugs worked outa d you gettosee it before buying. Go for it.

    Didn't mean to suggest there'd definitely be any abuse. Just recognizing the OP's comment about "3+ days of use and abuse."

    Personally, I go very easy on most machines I'm playing. I nudge and bump as little as possible -- often to my own disadvantage as I suffer tons of drains that a good shake almost surely could've prevented.

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