Split Second

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2 years ago
Gymnastics anyone?
6 years ago
For a long time, I have admittedly never been a fan of widebody titles. However, a recent trip to PAPA changed my outlook and I came away desiring several titles. Among those was Split Second. I'm a big fan of this games upper playfield, the drops are nice and the timed multiball area is a lot of fun. The rubber to the left of the upper right, big flipper allows for some fun nudging to keep the ball in play in the upper area, and a tough, but makeable ramp allows for reentry to the upper area. I can see how some make take issue to the lower area and especially the left side of the playfield, but the 2 banks of drop targets, spinner, and horseshoe, are a target shooters dream. The circus artwork is very well done and classy as opposed to some of the other circus themed machines. I can state for a fact that I dropped most of my tokens in this machine and the Embryon at PAPA. A great widebody game from Stern that has helped broaden my pinball taste and enjoyment.
7 years ago
I think a lot of people pass on this game because of the artwork. Truth be told, it's a really fun game. When I'm looking through my pins, deciding which to play, I often end up at this one first. It's fun and straightforward, but difficult to master.
A keeper in my collection.
7 years ago
Split Second is an unusual game in it's design. Fortunately, Harry Williams makes this one work and it's a challenge to play.

The Pros:
Cool shots all over. Multiball is hard to accheive and is over quickly, but this game requires your skill on both pf's to make your shots. The loop shot on the left hand side of the lower pf is innovative with how it times your shots (hence the name split second). The delivery device from the upper to lower pf is simple, unique and fun to watch it see-saw fo a 1/4 second before it screams down towards your flippers.

The Cons:
The upper right hand side of the pf seems a bit strange/dead and since you are trying to get into the upper pf at all times, it feels a bit neglected.

The Takeaway:
Stern's best multi-pf table (still waiting to get my hands on and play a good copy of Lighting!). You'd better master the ramp on the left hand side of the pf to get to the targets up there. Have fun!
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