Wild Fyre

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2 years ago
I never played this classic Stern until buying it in January 2021. Super fun game with three ways to win Special! I have each set for scoring 100,000. The top special is hard as I've only achieved that once in over 100 games played. The scoring for free balls and the special after lighting Wild Fyre many times.
2 years ago
Fun game for its era. Easy to play hard to master techs 5x bonus is cool.
3 years ago
I found Wild Fyre at a pizza house in twin falls idaho. I look for pinball machines when i am traveling.. i found Wild Fyre fun to play!! there are not that many around to play. Only 2400 were made so finding one was a treat. lots to look at and lots of things to shot at. spinner, saucers, drops targets, pop bumpers, YEEHAW!! I soon found out the saucer in the upper right gave you all the bonus points, Still a very fun game to find on a ROAD TRIP!!!! PLAY MORE PINBALL. ----- as Wild Fyre was in a pizza parlor i really can not comment on the sound. UPADATE 11-20-22 I GOT ONE!!!!! OMG!!! I love Wild Fyre!!! A Great example of 1978 early stern solid state. Fun shots and not to hard to understand. A perfect pin for a "collection" - more than 5. JUST PLAIN FUN. Why better than Magic-- I bought a Magic and sold it.......
5 years ago
Not a very good game! Sound is bad! Drops are nice! Art and theme are not great.
5 years ago
Great game, multiple deep kick out holes, drop Target banks, spinner, roll overs, classic stern sounds, great theme a real blast to play.
11 years ago
Wild Fyre is a game that could have been a real player with a few changes both in software and on the playfield layout.

The Pros:
The game is wide open and fast. The Wyld Fire drops are placed perfectly on this table. The higher slings work nicely when engaged. The upper kickout holes require skill and nudging to land correctly.

The Cons:
The art package is too busy and cluttered to communicate the theme to the player well. This table is screaming for slings by the flippers. The upper drops are more likely to be hit from the bumpers than from an aimed flipper shot. Same can be said for the biggest source of points on the table, the collect bonus saucer. Even taking care of this game with wax, tightened tilts, steepened angles and opening the outlanes, I don't think game would improve for a skills player.

The Takeaway:
I get the feeling that this was the earlier versions of games like Dracula and Galaxy. A lucky game, not a player's game. It's hard to believe this is a Harry Williams design pinball game.

Well, I got to play a nicer version of this game and...it played better! Imagine that. The two sets of drops are well placed and it you can rip the spinner. You are a happy pinhead. Yes, I know it's a stern. Drops and spinners are the key to their designs. The 3 saucers at the top, but it's not bad, it's just different. So, just like any other deck... take care of it. Steepen, wax, freshen rubbers and play away. Unlike some games from Stern (Galaxy comes to mind) scores are'nt through the roof. A decent deck similar to, but not as nice as Magic.
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