Sinbad EM

Pinside rating

This game received 6 approved Pinsider ratings and currently rates 7.669 /10


Top 100 ranking

This game ranks #160 in the Pinside EM Top 100.

Score breakdown

Score breakdown in the 4 main categories:

Game Design: 7.755

Artwork: 7.228

Sounds/Music: 4.575

Other Aspects: 7.907

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8 years ago
A fun yet very easy game. it is great for the less skilled player with all of those 3" flippers makes it very easy to keep the ball in play. I had an EM Sinbad back in the early 80's and traded it for a motorcycle, this was before there was a market for the EM version of this game. I sure wish I had kept it now.
The SS is better in the fact you can get Bonus X 2-3-4-5 but other than that this is a great EM with the chimes and it is fun to play.
9 years ago
There are three North American versions of Sinbad, the common Solid State version, the four-player EM version, and the two-player EM version titled "Eye Of The Tiger"

Sinbad is a great game! The colors are great - and scream "Late '70s!", the art on the backglass always makes people stop and look for a minute, and the flippers always make a player have that "WTF?" moment when the ball slips between the double flippers! Controlling the ball is key to playing the game. Many of the lower drop targets can result in a drain if not hit properly. Knowing when to flip and when to let the ball bounce will save you from draining between the double flippers.

The bonus multiplier comes into play when all six lower drop targets have been hit. The three purple drops light the SPSA, and the four upper drops light the special.

Okay, now for the differences... The EM versions only go to 2x bonus, and when the drops are all down, they do not reset. The solid state version's drops do reset, and the game can have up to 5x bonus.

The maximum score displayed on the EM version is 199,990, while the solid state version can display up to 999,990.

I also prefer the EM chimes over the early Gottlieb solid state sound package.

Whichever version of Sinbad you have, you won't be disappointed! It's a fun, challenging game made by Gottlieb back when they still made great pins!
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