Worst Machine Ever?


By Lawlor_and_Order

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#301 3 months ago

GOTG as it's a rehash of several games with blatantly copied code. I just hate it.

Number two would be Hurricane.

#302 3 months ago

AC/DC BIB LE. I can't give that thing away.

#303 3 months ago

Raven... destined to bounce quickly from basement to basement like a furnace repair technician, only to never know the joy of finding a soulmate and ending up happily ever after. lol

#304 3 months ago

All games that im looking to buy suck !! Until i get it cheap and then it wont suck anymore...

#305 3 months ago

I can't believe all the hate for Bally El Toro. That is the game that made me a serious player. I guess I'm just lucky.

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#306 3 months ago

Never played and don't want to play. I think they are overrated.

#capt-fantastic-and-the-brown-dirt-cowboy

#wizard

#307 89 days ago
Quoted from Grayman_EM:

Never played and don't want to play. I think they are overrated.
Capt. Fantastic and The Brown Dirt Cowboy
Wizard!

Played both. Don't like them. And I remember the end of ball bonus count on Wizard is S-L-O-W.

Bally EMs I like: Hi-Deal and Freedom.

#308 89 days ago
Quoted from RoyGBev:

And I remember the end of ball bonus count on Wizard is S-L-O-W.

My Old Chicago was doing the same thing - slow bonus countdown. I did some web searching & came up with this... & it solved my problem! Weak tension on the bonus unit zero switch was the issue.

"Clean the bonus unit zero switch on the bonus unit under the
playfield. This is easy to find. The switch opens by a nylon post of
the bonus unit when it counts down to zero. It will be closed when the
bonus is at 1000 and above. It needs to be closed and making good
contact during bonus scoring. Crud, corrosion, and loss of tension
will cause this switch to become intermittent due to vibration and
cause changes in tempo. Also, adjust the shorter switch blade to
increase the tension between the closed blades. This solved a
similar problem on my Wizard.

If this doesn’t work clean and adjust the bonus score relay and bonus
zero relay switches. The bonus score relay should hold continuously
through the bonus scoring cycle. If it flutters, that’s when you’ll
see a single scoring instead of a double."

#309 89 days ago

Panthera, the only game I have ever walked away from while the ball was in play. I DON'T REMEMBER HEARING THE BALL DRAIN BEFORE I MADE IT OUT OF THE RESTURAUNT.

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#310 89 days ago

TZ / DrWho / GOT / TOTAN all tied for me
uuuurrrggghhhh!
honourable future release mention is TAG as marionettes creep the shxt out of me!

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#311 61 days ago

#disco-fever having lived through that era I see owners even selling it.

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#312 48 days ago
Quoted from SUPERBEE:

Seriously ?

The guys in love with his disco fever

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#313 48 days ago
Quoted from oldskool1969:

TZ / DrWho / GOT / TOTAN all tied for me
uuuurrrggghhhh!
honourable future release mention is TAG as marionettes creep the shxt out of me!

TZ & Totan ?

Is this because you cant afford these games ?

#314 48 days ago

It takes at least 50 games to get the greatness of TZ. I bought mine and thought about selling it until I hit about 50- 60 games and it clicked with me. I have had 80 pins in 10 years and there is not a better game than TZ period. It will never leave . Anyone that says it is the worst game ever has not played it enough to appreciate it .

#315 48 days ago
Quoted from whitey:

TZ & Totan ?
Is this because you cant afford these games ?

Maybe? but since you ask it is because TZ I have beaten numerous times, TOTAN is the same, GOT is just a boat anchor to play ,the theme also sucks and finally Dr Who because the sound is just absolutely horribly grating.

I am richer in other ways, I don't judge a Man by wealth, obviously you do, thats a shame.

#316 47 days ago
Quoted from oldskool1969:

TZ / DrWho / GOT / TOTAN all tied for me
uuuurrrggghhhh!
honourable future release mention is TAG as marionettes creep the shxt out of me!

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#317 47 days ago

Ok we all know the answer for this ....worst pinball game ever is

DOMINOS PIZZA PINBALL

What the hell was in their mind ??

#318 47 days ago
Quoted from Monarca1091:

Ok we all know the answer for this ....worst pinball game ever is......

Dominos Spectacular Pinball Adventure

What the hell was in their mind ??

#319 47 days ago
Quoted from Monarca1091:

Ok we all know the answer for this ....worst pinball game ever is
DOMINOS PIZZA PINBALL

It's down there.

#320 47 days ago

Ok we all know the answer for this ....worst pinball game ever is.....

Dominos Spectacular Pinball Adventure

What the hell was in their mind ? :thinking:
:wall:

#321 47 days ago
Quoted from Monarca1091:

Ok we all know the answer for this ....worst pinball game ever is
DOMINOS PIZZA PINBALL

What the hell was in their mind ??

Have you played it? It's a decent machine with a ton of shots. It's not going to be in any "top" lists, but it's far from the bottom. Also remember that this was a contract game. When Dominos pay's the bill, they get to choose the theme.

#322 47 days ago

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#323 47 days ago

These best / worst threads are a waste of time.

You might as well have a thread what the best / worst flavor of ice cream is.

These threads are a random assortment of games, you could have a bot construct the whole thread out of random games and random pinball rating lingo and nobody would be the wiser.

TZ always shows up prominently in a best thread and a worst thread so what does that tell you?

I do have a general comment on appreciating pinball games:

It takes a while to warm up to some pinball games. So don't be too hasty to dislike a game, you might cheat yourself that way.

We got a CV and I intensely hated it for a few months and now it's pretty much my favorite.

We also have an Bally Atlantis that is a member of a not-so-highly-regarded series of pins, but when people come over to the house, that's the one everyone plays. It has a pleasing speedy rhythm to it.

So anyway, yes, I learned from these threads that every single pinball ever made is simultaniously the best and worst pin ever. Mucho useful information.

#324 47 days ago

Atlantis is a good game! I think it might have some lopsided scoring issue, but it is a fun game to play.

#325 47 days ago
Quoted from Dkjimbo:

Any billiards theme game - Unplayable

So Eight Ball Deluxe is Unplayable???? Far from. Think most will agree. But, your opinion..

#326 47 days ago

Bullseye is a stupid kind of fun.

#327 47 days ago

I'll go with the Jetsons. Such a great theme and destroyed with a naked layout.
I'm sure there are worse but for a modern game even my wife thought it lacked any staying power. Blahhh!

#328 47 days ago
Quoted from yonizzell:

Bally X's and O's.

Agree, so cheap they couldn't even put coils in the slings, ball just bounce's off.

#329 47 days ago
Quoted from o-din:

I can't believe all the hate for Bally El Toro. That is the game that made me a serious player. I guess I'm just lucky.

I'm with you on this one, El Toro is a great game.

#330 47 days ago

I really could not get into Mr & Mrs Pacman. I wanted to, but it just didn't work for me. Road Kings and Harley Davidson are up there also. And this is coming from someone who currently owns Arena, Gold Wings, Motordome, LW3 and Raven among others. I have a full compliment of "crap games" that seem to keep my my friends and I entertained every week...

I'll also second Black Knight being highly overrated. Pharaoh is far better.

#331 47 days ago
Quoted from irobot:

You might as well have a thread what the best / worst flavor of ice cream is.

Yummy

#333 47 days ago
Quoted from JodyG:

I really could not get into Mr & Mrs Pacman. I wanted to, but it just didn't work for me. Road Kings and Harley Davidson are up there also. And this is coming from someone who currently owns Arena, Gold Wings, Motordome, LW3 and Raven among others. I have a full compliment of "crap games" that seem to keep my my friends and I entertained every week...
I'll also second Black Knight being highly overrated. Pharaoh is far better.

1000% Pharaoh > BK

#334 47 days ago
Quoted from Monarca1091:

Ok we all know the answer for this ....worst pinball game ever is
DOMINOS PIZZA PINBALL

What the hell was in their mind ??

Quoted from TheLaw:

It's down there.

It's down there but I don't think it's the worst game ever.

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#335 47 days ago
Quoted from mrossman5:

It's down there but I don't think it's the worst game ever.

Well of course not; it isn't a 90s premier.

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#336 47 days ago
Quoted from whitey:

TZ & Totan ?
Is this because you cant afford these games ?

I'm indifferent on TZ and it really has never done much for me, but I'd rather get a root canal than even look at or listen to that turd totan.

Quoted from emkay:

I'm with you on this one, El Toro is a great game.

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#337 47 days ago

Dr. Dude (1990). Worst game concept ever. Can't stomach the in-game music either.

Party Zone was an improvement (but very little -- mostly in the then-new DMD).

#338 46 days ago

I have to admit, I've never played it, but from what I've seen I have to say Magic Girl looks to me like the worst machine ever

#339 46 days ago

I must say I am surprised that someone hasn't said #circus-bally-1973 as I have seen this for sale and heard people say that it wasn't good. I haven't played it just commenting on what I heard.

#340 46 days ago
Quoted from TheLaw:

Well of course not; it isn't a 90s premier.

Hey! I like Stargate!!

#341 46 days ago
Quoted from TheLaw:

Bullseye is a stupid kind of fun.

its for sale!!! make me an offer I can't refuse.

please! someone! Its been relegated to the laundry room. Next up is the not climate controlled garage *gasp*.

#342 46 days ago
Quoted from barakandl:

its for sale!!! make me an offer I can't refuse.

Ha I already have one I can play if I need to.

Mind you I don't feel the need to

#343 43 days ago
Quoted from o-din:

I'd rather get a root canal than even look at or listen to that turd totan.

Relax and go back to your EM's.Nearly every thread I open,there you are putting in your 2 cents craving attention.What's your avatar going to be next week?

#344 43 days ago
Quoted from chalkup8:

Relax and go back to your EM's.Nearly every thread I open,there you are putting in your 2 cents craving attention.What's your avatar going to be next week?

Perhaps Johnny Cash.

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#345 43 days ago

That’s it!! “I’ve been everywhere” by Johnny Cash.

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#346 21 days ago
Quoted from scarybeard:

'Big Hurt' stands out in my mind as a pretty poor experience.
'Hercules' is painful.
'Mustang' might be the worst modern (last 5 years) pin. That gap is huge and man is it boring.
Don't remember the name of the pin, but it had a Bunny or a gopher theme, and it was time based. so if you didn't hit your shots quick enough the flippers would die and your ball would drain. F YOU designer. and F the machine you rode in on. give me my quarter back.
'Wild West Rampage' is particularly frustrating and grindy on the digital side of things... as is 'Masters of the force'....

was it perhaps "Goin' Nuts"?

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