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Worst Williams(Bally) DMD game?


By joemagiera

1 year ago

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    #1 1 year ago

    Before I continue this post, I want to say I am a Williams fanboy and not ashamed of it, especially their DMD & Pinball 2000 era games. I think they made great games that hold up to anything made today. So this is not a Williams bashing in any way.

    That said, after Pinball Expo and Pinball Life Explosion the past couple of days, I have to say, Popeye has to be the worst Williams DMD game of all of them. And that's sad because I really like the theme. But the layout is terrible. You can't aim at anything, you don't even know what's on half the playfield.

    So, let's hear from you, which Bally/Williams DMD game do you think is the worst? And if you're a Williams hater in general, just skip replying all together. But otherwise, I am interested in hearing which game do you think is a real clunker and why.

    Joe (joemagiera at Ameritech dot net)
    joemagiera@ameritech.net

    #2 1 year ago

    Like you said, a majority of their games are awesome so hard to pick one that sucks. But for me, Gilligans island is just bad. I do like the jungle run mech, but the rules, theme, and rest of the Playfield is just not very good

    #3 1 year ago

    Not a fan of popeye, party zone ,hurricane or gilligan's island. But popeye probably is the worst ....

    #4 1 year ago

    Gilligan's Island is worse, IMO. But since apparently no one at all wanted to make Popeye, not a lot of thought was put into it

    #6 1 year ago

    Popeye and Gilligan's Island are turd 1 and 2. Hurricane isn't great either, but at least it has some history and is the 3rd in the series.

    #7 1 year ago

    Poop-eye gets my vote

    #8 1 year ago
    Quoted from bigd1979:

    Not a fan of popeye, party zone ,hurricane or gilligan's island. But popeye probably is the worst ....

    Kind of the Mount Rushmore of bad for BW right there, with Popeye deserving it's dominate place!

    #9 1 year ago
    Quoted from dgpinball:

    Kind of the Mount Rushmore of bad for BW right there, with Popeye deserving it's dominate place!

    Yeah it’s not the greatest, but I just bought one , it’s mint .$1200 I felt sorry
    For it !

    #10 1 year ago
    Quoted from whitey:

    Yeah it’s not the greatest, but I just bought one , it’s mint .$1200 I felt sorry
    For it !

    So sorry that you're already selling it? LOL

    Chris

    #11 1 year ago

    that popeye at the show had multiple problems, maybe play one that actually works correctly before judging so harshly

    8 months later
    #12 10 months ago

    Gilligan's Island was no fun at all!! Popeye is unbalanced, but can be fun sometimes!!

    Party Zone is not that fun either, even though it looks , and sound a lot better than Gilligan's Island!!

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