I have both. MB is just plain fun every time I play it. I have had it 2 years. TZ I have had for 1 month I am still trying to figure TZ out. I like it it is diffrent then any of my other pins. It is a nice change of pace. MB may be easy but it's fun, it is a great looking pin. I would pick MB I like flow games and fan lay outs. But TZ is still new to me.
MB has the best humor and some of the finest DMD work any pinball machine have ever seen. It's of the then modern Williams style where individual modes are started from counting towards them on the various major shots of the game (and one from standup targets).
TZ is of the older style, where all modes are started on same shot (two actually on this game) when lit. And multi-ball on locks when lit. But TZ is a player and collector favourite, as it is just so darn cool and mysterious. It's also a wide body, if you should perfer such or not.
Thanks guys. Looks like i can't go wrong with either one. Going to be an early Christmas present. Soren, i do love wide body pins... I wish all pins were wide body.
I like TZ a little more each time I play it, but it doesn't hold a candle to the total package that MB offers IMO. Either way you'll be getting a nice machine that will keep you interested for a long time to come. The price of admission for TZ will be significantly less, which will probably factor into your decision.
MB will fit better with what you have currently.
TZ's seem to pop up more frequently in the pin-market...
That's a tough one Skyemont, MB seems to be on the uptick as far as $$$ is concerned.
Then again, if you can get a really nice TZ sometime soon, I wouldn't let it go!
I guess I will go the "Wesperron route" and say "Buy both!!!!"
I want both but personally I would go with MB if I could only get one. Especially if $ was not an issue. It is one of my faves. It is less complicated but that is only a problem if you only have one machine. TZ is good but I prefer flowing games. Like others have said, you will have zero issues selling it if you ever get tired of it.
tz for the long haul. you will master/tire of mb much quicker but still a fun game with nice dots.
I've got both and based solely on gameplay, TZ wins IMHO.
Speaking of MB pricing, did you all see Robert Winter's on Ebay for $15,000 BIN OBO?
I think I will have to buy them both. MB is harder to find than TZ. But, i do like them both. Only having a few pins gets boring quickly. I need atleast 6-8 pins in my collection to keep the interest up. I sold my POTC so i need to change my current line up. I only have IJ right now. So, based on all the reviews, i need them both. I think having a IJ, TZ & MB would be a good start to a good collection. Thanks guys for all of your comments. Very much appreciated...
Sweet. As soon as i get more pins, i will post some pics of my man cave. I have done alot of real estate in the past and have one more property to sell. Its on the market right now. As soon as it sells, look out. Going to add at least 3-5 pins.. MB and TZ should be the first two.. Everyone has talked me into getting both. Seems like i can't go wrong w/ both in my collection..
I know what you mean Simonakapw.. I have room for 12 Pinballs or 8 Pinballs and 4 arcade machines. So, i am ready to go. Maybe i need to get a part time job. I will just have to save and do a little at a time. You are correct, MB is harder to find at a good price. So i think TZ will be easy to find first at a good price then try to find a MB. I have alot on my list to get so it will take me sometime. What other pins do you want?
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