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What Is The Best 3 Pin Lineup?


By TiltDis

1 year ago



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#1 1 year ago

I think I have solved the puzzle! For myself, at least. I would have to say for me personally, I would choose The Sopranos, Star Trek Pro, and The Walking Dead Pro. Each of which have a fairly deep ruleset and are different enough from each other. I also have played them a bunch, but always have that "one more game" feeling. What would you pick if you were limited to only 3 machines?

#2 1 year ago

As of today I would take,

- Houdini
- JJP
- The Walking Dead Premium

As of today what I really have,
- Houdini
- Guardians of the Galaxy Pro
- America’s Most Haunted

#3 1 year ago

I think as long as you love all three of your games then you have an awesome set up. There are so many great games out there that i dont really think there is a best set up. You have three great games though thats for sure.

#4 1 year ago

Omg. Get ready for 161,700 responses or more.

This is the number of ways to pick 3 items out of 100. I used 100 for the top 100.

But I’ll toss out my unique one:

JD
JP
IJ

... Altan

#5 1 year ago

Twd prem
Met prem
Acdc prem

#6 1 year ago

AFMr
MMr
Batman 66 (which would be replaced by MBr if that is revealed at TPF)

#7 1 year ago

TBL
IM
TRON VE

The Jeff Bridges triad!

#8 1 year ago

Indiana Jones
Medieval madness remake
Lord of the Rings
*These are all killer pins*

#9 1 year ago

Best 3 pin line up?
You mean in each room of our house.

Simple math:
Suzy had 3 pins in each room. 5 rooms in her house.
How many pins did Suzy have?

#10 1 year ago

new school
TSPP
GOT
SW

0ld school
TZ
TS
STNG

#11 1 year ago

Straightforward / achievable: IM or Taxi or FH
Deep / Quest: LOTR or TSPP or WOz
Classic / Crowdpleaser: MB or MM or CC or AFM

#12 1 year ago
Quoted from ASOA:

Best 3 pin line up?
You mean in each room of our house.

I like your thinking!

Personally if I could only keep 3 out of my current line up it would be: TWDLE BM66LE & TRONLE.

#14 1 year ago

Black Hole
WOZ
BSD

#15 1 year ago

At the moment - actually the only 3 I have been playing at all in my collection.

TWD premium
WOZ
DI

#16 1 year ago

GoT Pre
AFMr
TSPP

I’ve got one of the 3. AFM is next, then TSPP

#17 1 year ago

ACDC Premium
Star Trek Pro
Metallic Pro

#18 1 year ago

The three pins that have themes you like and game play that you think is good are your best theee. No correct answer for this.

#19 1 year ago

Metallica premium ACDC premium and Guns N Roses it's the rock and roll triple threat

#20 1 year ago
Quoted from Geddy2112:

Metallica premium ACDC premium and Guns N Roses it's the rock and roll triple threat

Ive been pretty pleased with

Kiss prem
Met prem
ACDC prem

#21 1 year ago

Present lineup of 3 pins: LOTR, SWPrem, MMr

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Thinking HARD about making it LOTR, SWPrem, and BM66.....

#22 1 year ago

A fast game, a technical game, and a classic game.

Our top 3 games owned/played currently is our row of Spider-Man, Congo, and Gorgar.

#23 1 year ago

I think my current 3 are perfect together, and all three are different from one another.
Ghostbusters premium
The hobbit
TOTAN

#24 1 year ago

Of my games right now it would be:

Metallica Premium
Star Wars Premium
Volley

Any list without an EM or at least an early SS is not valid.

#25 1 year ago

Id be very happy with my dile, rrwoz and afm/bsd as my 3 pin line up.

#26 1 year ago

If I had to go down to 3, I'd keep Creature, Medieval Madness and TZ, and my alternate would be BK2K.

#28 1 year ago

Best 3 pin collection? Four! Always room for another...this hobby is crazy

#29 1 year ago

Kinda surprised no one wants an EM or early SS in this lineup for diversity. I'd go for something like:

Eight Ball Deluxe (classic early SS with drops galore)
AFM (mission-based DMD)
TNA (modern LCD with classic feel)

#30 1 year ago

Jungle Princess
Quicksilver
MetLE

#31 1 year ago

Met pre
Eight Ball Deluxe
IM

I'm close to making this happen

#32 1 year ago
Quoted from westofrome:

Kinda surprised no one wants an EM or early SS in this lineup for diversity. I'd go for something like:
Eight Ball Deluxe (classic early SS with drops galore)
AFM (mission-based DMD)
TNA (modern LCD with classic feel)

IMO a great EM would be a good 4th or 5th, but there are just so many great SS games, and they are deep enough you get double,triple the experience in the same footprint

#33 1 year ago
Quoted from westofrome:

Kinda surprised no one wants an EM or early SS in this lineup for diversity. I'd go for something like:
Eight Ball Deluxe (classic early SS with drops galore)
AFM (mission-based DMD)
TNA (modern LCD with classic feel)

I’m surprised at the number of all Stern lineups...

#34 1 year ago
Quoted from John_I:

Any list without an EM or at least an early SS is not valid.

I was thinking the same thing, John.

Personally, I'd through Eight Ball or Meteor in for me.

#35 1 year ago

There is no such thing as a best 3 pin lineup. Getting two people to agree on the same three games is practically coincidence. Also, people's tastes change. What is "Prefect" this year could be different next year when I play another pin or get tired of beating the current lineup.

#36 1 year ago
Quoted from Blitzburgh99:

Best 3 pin collection? Four! Always room for another...this hobby is crazy

Then when you ask what’s a good 4 pin collection, it’d be 5 it’s never enough in this hobby.

#37 1 year ago

I'm thinking of down sizing my line up, Idk if I could go to 3 but at 5 i would do

Quicksilver
Afm
Met
DI
Paragon or Star Gazer

#38 1 year ago

I found that my original three game line up was barely more satisfying than when I only had one game. For me five is the minimum sustainable pin collection size. . Also, games get hot and cold in a collection. I recently played IM to death, but rarely touch it lately due to MMR and BM66. Previous to IM it was Tron and Avengers. So, pin diversity really helps.

As another Pinsider posted earlier, A good collection consists of a mixture of short, long-ball games and at least one awesome Classic. Think of it this way:

1 - Williams classic
2 - Short ball game
3 - Long ball game
4 - Your favorite pin/theme/wife game, etc
5 - Rotator game to swap out periodically

#39 1 year ago

There is no right answer, but I love seeing what other people enjoy and what three games they would pick, if limited. And I did forget about Batman 66! That is another great choice!

#40 1 year ago
Quoted from Who-Dey:

I think as long as you love all three of your games then you have an awesome set up. There are so many great games out there that i dont really think there is a best set up. You have three great games though thats for sure.

Who Dey?

WE DEY!!!

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#41 1 year ago

LTG : )

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#42 1 year ago

Met, stern Star Trek, bsd

#44 1 year ago

That’s a sweet lineup ltg

#45 1 year ago
Quoted from mrossman5:

That’s a sweet lineup ltg

Thank you. I like that WOZ has my dog Prada's picture on it.

LTG : )

#46 1 year ago

I would pick my favorite from each era.
EM - Jack's Open
SS - Medusa
DMD - Cirqus Voltaire

But this is subject to change at any minute

#47 1 year ago

MM, CCC and DI!

#48 1 year ago
Quoted from sadler28:

Met pre
Eight Ball Deluxe
IM
I'm close to making this happen

A fine trio.

Quoted from Hop-Pac:

I would pick my favorite from each era.
EM - Jack's Open
SS - Medusa
DMD - Cirqus Voltaire
But this is subject to change at any minute

Jacks Open is one of my all-time favorite EMs!

#49 1 year ago
Quoted from Tuna_Delight:

TBL
IM
TRON VE
The Jeff Bridges triad!

No 'Stang????? I'm shocked!

#50 1 year ago
Quoted from 27dnast:

No 'Stang????? I'm shocked!

Mustang would be my choice in a lineup of one. Since all other games pale in comparison, it wouldn't be fair to include it in a lineup of three.

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