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What's the first game to use "controlled" drop targets?


By Jahkub

31 days ago



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  • Latest reply 31 days ago by zacaj
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    #1 31 days ago

    By controlled I mean little relays that will drop certain targets depending on the player or rules.

    I was thinking about this while working on a Chicago Cubs Triple Play as it can drop the two targets on each side of the bank when the game moves to the "play" letters.

    Does anyone here know the first game to use individual relays in a drop target bank?

    #2 31 days ago

    I know Meteor had them in 79...

    #3 31 days ago

    I figure it has to be a solid state, Meteor is likely the winner.

    #4 31 days ago

    Stern introduced individually controllable ones with Trident a bit earlier.

    Gottlieb had stuff like on fast draw where it could drop 4/5, leaving only the center target

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