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Take yourself to the exotic pacific islands and curse the enormous gap between the flippers. Aloha is one of several polynesian themed games from the early 1960s including Paradise and Tropic Isle. This machine, in particular, has both a beautiful playfiled and backglass with multiple lovely hula dancers in bright purple, yellow and red colors. Although the concept of play is simple, build up yellow and red bonus points and collect, it can be very difficult to actually collect the point you build up, especially in a two player game. That's because the bonus will carry over to each player and ever the next game! In addition to the tricky flipper gap, there is also a large gobble hole which can be both an asset and a set back depending on if it is lit or if there are bonus points stored up. Overall, this is a great example of an early 60s pin with all the bells and lights you need. Aloha!

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Design team

Concept: Wayne Neyens
Game Design: Wayne Neyens
Mechanics: Wayne Neyens
Artwork: Roy Parker
Animation: Wayne Neyens

Game details

D. Gottlieb & Co.
November 1961
(Electro) Mechanical
1,700 produced
Mechanical Reels


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Pinside rating

This game has received 7 approved Pinsider ratings and currently has a rating of 7.426 out of 10.


Top 100 ranking

This game ranks #190 in the Pinside EM Top 100.

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17 Pinsiders have this game in their collections.

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Price estimate

We have seen this game for sale in the Pinside Market 3 times. The median asking price is $400

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