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What are the best drop target games?


By Daditude

1 year ago



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#51 1 year ago

Total nuclear annihilation makes great use of the drops! Also fathom!

#52 1 year ago

Laser Cue and Alien Poker

Same layout, similar-ish rules. The 5 target bank that resets after a missed shot is awesome.

#53 1 year ago

Whats the Spanish game with the cool drops. Dragon?

#54 1 year ago
Quoted from MotorCityMatt:

Whats the Spanish game with the cool drops. Dragon?

Interflip Dragoon...if you want to call those drops.

Quoted from dc2010:

Win surprised no one has mentioned

For sure not many out there!

#55 1 year ago

Chief Bank-A-Flip Galactic Poker Dice

Has 25 drop targets.

LTG : )

#56 1 year ago

EBD
Flash Gordon
Stargazer
Seawitch
Stars
Meteor
Sk8ball
Nineball

#57 1 year ago
Quoted from LTG:

Chief Bank-A-Flip Galactic Poker Dice
Has 25 drop targets.
LTG : )

Never played it...now it's on my list. Thank you.

#58 1 year ago

The Beatles for sure!

#59 1 year ago

Diamond Lady and Hobbit are my two favorite drop target games.

#60 1 year ago

frontier
quicksilver
World poker tour

#61 1 year ago

My two favorites are Sinbad and Pop a Card.

#62 1 year ago

A simple layout, but hitting the last of eight drops on Mata Hari always puts a smile on my face. I love those chimes!

#63 1 year ago
Quoted from ThatOneDude:

Blackout
Flash

+1 for Blackout

I'd add:
Meteor
Quicksilver
Flash Gordon
Not that it has a lot of drop targets, but Cleopatra / Pyramid
Solar Fire

#64 1 year ago

Stern Nine Ball is still one of my favorites.

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With four banks (one with memory) Stern Cheetah gets my vote too.

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#65 1 year ago
Quoted from TheLaw:

Interflip Dragoon...if you want to call those drops.

For some reason I really like that game.

#67 1 year ago

I dig smart drops a LOT...

Barracora
Defender
Laser Cue?

#68 1 year ago

Hobbit is the best drop target game, easy...

#69 1 year ago

Fast Draw

#70 1 year ago

Counterforce and Count Down - Killer Drop Target games

#71 1 year ago

+1 for Counterforce

#74 1 year ago

Jungle Lord Double Trouble Targets!

#75 1 year ago

My very favorite EM, Hot Tip
Another favorite, Cleopatra

(Both were made in EM and SS versions)

#76 1 year ago

I’ve only played The Hobbit a few times a couple years ago. I don’t remember anything in particular about the drops being particularly noteworthy, but a lot of people are pointing it out. What is it about the drop targets that are so good on it?

#77 1 year ago

WPT and it’s not close

#78 1 year ago

Jungle Queen / Princess

#79 1 year ago
Quoted from iceman44:

WPT and it’s not close

Lol! I thought you would say something old-school

#80 1 year ago
Quoted from Daditude:

Lol! I thought you would say something old-school

Usually he says something like "old fart" when it comes to anything he can't spend $10k on and open a new box.

#81 1 year ago

Sinbad
El Dorado

#82 1 year ago

Hot Tip is spinner all day.

#83 1 year ago
Quoted from RatShack:

Hot Tip is spinner all day.

Get all the drops down first, and the spinner goes from 100 to 1000 points! Get ‘em all down again, and you can go for same player shoots again.

#84 1 year ago

Only 6 drops .. But the right bank of 3 on Airborne is a very satisfying shot!

#86 1 year ago

Wait, wait, wait... Mebbe everyboby is forgetting them because they're hard to see... But the drops in Space Shuttle are ESSENTIAL to scoring big in that game. And a triple sweep on those bad boiz is one of the most satisfying shots in pinball...

#88 1 year ago

Hot Shot/Big Shot/Pinball Pool.
King Pin
Jack in the Box/ Jumping Jack
Not a fan of 2001. Difficult to hit them all with the 2" flippers

#89 1 year ago

Cactus Canyon might be my top because of the gun draw
Iron Maiden when you can sweep them
Williams Indiana Jones to lock balls
Beatles to open up the jackpot shot on the left
Quicksilver
Flash Gordon vs EBD vs Metallica for my favorite in-line drops

#90 1 year ago
Quoted from fireball2:

Wait, wait, wait... Mebbe everyboby is forgetting them because they're hard to see... But the drops in Space Shuttle are ESSENTIAL to scoring big in that game. And a triple sweep on those bad boiz is one of the most satisfying shots in pinball...

True. I just played it tonight actually.

#91 1 year ago

Royal flush
Defender
Robot
Quicksilver
Dragonfist
TNA

#92 1 year ago
#93 1 year ago
Quoted from mof:

I dig smart drops a LOT...
Barracora
Defender
Laser Cue?

Jungle Lord's Double Trouble bank?
Solar Fire / Grand Lizard Flash Bank?
Any Williams timed three banks (Black Knight, BK2000, Pin*Bot, Pharaoh, again Solar Fire)?

#94 1 year ago
Quoted from transprtr4u:

Only 6 drops .. But the right bank of 3 on Airborne is a very satisfying shot!

Quality not Quantity.

#96 1 year ago
Quoted from wolverinetuner:

My very favorite EM, Hot Tip
Another favorite, Cleopatra
(Both were made in EM and SS versions)

Cleopatra has a wonderful drop target implementation. I love the risk reward of the drops that guard the temple with the 5k behind.

Trying to think of some more which have not been said yet..

Stellar wars (Great implementation with ruleset to spell Stellar Wars).

Pantera (First game to have complete individual drop control to my knowledge?).. point to Quick Draw for the middle reset tho...

Volley (Great implementation with theme)

Someone already brought up Cheetah, but special points for the top bank (probably one of the longest Drop target shots, you can directly hit the right most with the right flipper in a straight shot). Can strafe the 5 bank in one shot from the 3rd flipper, and last, you can time the shots on the rotating star drops for an extra ball or other bonuses.

Cactus Canyon (For the great gunfight use)

Vector (Maybe the first to use drops to specifically block a ramp?)

Paragon (Great use of drops to block the left path)

Hobbit (Love the D-W-A-R-F skill shot usage)

#97 1 year ago

El Dorado: it's like bowling those top 10 drops, getting the ones in the corners with the littler flippers will bust your balls!

Seawitch: there's something about the positioning of the drops and their alternating importance combined with the flow of the game that is intensely fun and satisfying when executed.

Barracora: figuring out which drop to shoot for next is 1981's version of a Dwight Sullivan-coded game.

#98 1 year ago

Mustangs pretty cool for drops.

#99 1 year ago

Especially on the premium an Le’s with the extra hazard drops.

#100 1 year ago

Laser Cue !!!!!!

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