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Rating #126 of 8 15 days ago
It's Elvis by Steve Ritchie! The layout is similar to 4 million BC / Black Knight with a dancing Elvis in the center, lots of music, and a really cool Heartbreak Hotel multiball on a Black Knight-like ramp setup with clear 2nd playfield. Break the Jailbirds out for Jailhouse Rock multiball, start barking the night away in Hound Dog Mode, get that inner loop shot with magnet assist! I love the original retro-looking incandescent lighting on this one, it's just perfect, no LEDS for this, they just don't improve the lighting any. The sound is magnificent. Don't play this in a "museum" surrounded by loud games booming, but go somewhere that you can hear it and get a shaker motor for "All Shook Up" mode, it really rocks the floor. The artwork is perfect, the playfield is packed but clean looking, only lacking pinblades for which you've got 3 design choices or mirrorblades available. Elvis is the King - Of Rock -n Roll AND of Pinball! Get a 45 Jukebox filled with Elvis records to go with it!
Rating #126 of 8 15 days ago
I don't understand the negativity on this game. I love the file cabinet mech and the fact that multiball play can be continued after draining all but one ball by shooting back into the cabinet. I love the magnet deflector in front of the file cabinet during multiball. I love the "strobe" lighting in a dark environment (granted mine has been improved with bright LEDs, incandescents in '97 must have been terrible). The lighting matches the theme perfectly, often spooky and shocking. The whole playfield can strobe on you and it is difficult to keep track of the ball, but it is fast and fun! Yes, the ramps are difficult, so learn your physics! A very satisfying game. You can play as Skully or Mulder and the episode modes are quite interesting. I love it for the challenge and the music AND I hate it for the outlane drains and the static sounding voices. You have to control the ball precisely or pay the price. That's what makes it a fantastic player's game. Add a backbox 4" woofer to the right speaker grill right away wired in series, Sega really cheaped out there. The extra sound will make a real difference. Using a small woofer reduces the harshness and wiring in series allows more power to be delivered to the cabinet woofer.
Rating #126 of 35 15 days ago
Knew I would like this pin and when I finally played it. I realised my judgement was correct. Fun pin with nice shots.
Rating #126 of 35 15 days ago
Nice game. Enjoyed the them and playfield.
Rating #126 of 35 15 days ago
Good theme. Playfield is a bit full with lots of plastic.
Rating #126 of 35 15 days ago
Played it at a meet. Not a fan of the theme or the sound. Not a bad game
Rating #126 of 35 15 days ago
Played it at a meet. Nowhere near as good as BOP. Still I can see the natural progression of the theme.
Rating #126 of 35 15 days ago
I wanted to like it. Still not many games based on fishing so it's kinda fun. Would still like to have it in my collection. Don't know for how long mind. Lightening flippers are a bit of a pain.
Rating #126 of 35 15 days ago
Good pin with nice playfield and toys. Callouts are repetitive though.
Rating #126 of 289 15 days ago
Bounty hunter was a pretty cool game with great artwork, great theme, and a good layout.
Rating #126 of 289 15 days ago
Had no idea what I was doing.
Rating #126 of 11 15 days ago
I own a nice playing wipeout game. One thing to note about the gottlieb system 3 games... NEVER unplug anything from any board while the game is on. If you do, you will certainly blow the $53 U8G chip... at the very least. Just don't do it!

I like this game. The taunting call outs are hilarious. The "rip the crud" shot is nearly impossible. The ski lift is one of the most interesting & well thought out toys on a pinball playfield... period!

The slalom is a little hokey though. While in avalanche multiball the slalom rocks back and forth continuously, regardless of the flippers. Once in a while you will get to control the slalom with your flippers and then it's not very well done. You don't have much choice where the ball goes.

The flasher bulbs are super bright and add to the intensity of game play. It's a cheesy early 90's theme with cheesy early 90's art and silly, hilarious surfer dude voices (The ski pole is stuck in my sternum!) but it's super fun and quite rare to see for sale.

If you're buying this title, watch for major wear at the ball drops near each flipper, broken or non working drop targets (they get hammered because they're quite close to the flipper) and make sure all the flashers are working. They really add a lot to the gameplay.
Rating #126 of 7 15 days ago
I think this is a fun "Drop Target" game. Has a nice theme, with a great backglass. If you like this era SS, you might really like this one. Has a decently open PF. Isn't filled with a ton of stuff. Just a good solid game.
Rating #126 of 42 15 days ago
This game is just an all around ass kicker. You make a good shot you get punished, you make a bad shot you get punished. You walk away cussing and then keep coming back for more for some reason.
Rating #126 of 42 15 days ago
An underrated game with lots of shots. A simple ruleset but there is enough there to keep you playing. Game plays super fast with pretty much no stop in the action. Artwork is pretty terrible but the gameplay and price this goes for makes up for that.
Rating #126 of 42 15 days ago
No matter how many times I try I just can't get into this game. Lots of things that I like about it but I always just end up walking away with no real desire to press play again.
Rating #126 of 35 15 days ago
Decent enough game. Not for me though. Very mid-range.
Rating #126 of 35 15 days ago
Finally managed to play this at a meet. Liked using the handles for the flipper action but the theme is not for me. Playfield looks like a stretched T2. No nice artwork, theme or callouts here. Reckon it should be out of the top 100.
Rating #126 of 24 15 days ago
Fast and furious game - fun for kids with bash toy iron monger and fun for the advanced player with ramps and combos and rule set. Looking on the bright side, the machine is naturally difficult that it teaches you to nudge for saves and makes you enhance your ball control - key skills for a budding pinball enthusiast.
Rating #126 of 35 15 days ago
Played it at a meet, all I can say is I want to own one and it could be my next machine if I save up enough. Amazing light show, beautiful build quality. Great sound and callouts. Only niggle I see is why the third flipper? Impressive machine.
Rating #126 of 42 15 days ago
One of the best examples of theme integration ever. Just a really fun game with great toys. Not very deep and never very serious. If you don't have fun playing this game you probably don't like pinball.
Rating #126 of 35 15 days ago
Played it at a meet. Didn't like it at all. Pin didn't play very well with weak flippers and awful targets but the theme didn't suck me in. I may change my review if I play a better condition machine.
Rating #126 of 35 15 days ago
Music good and foot tapping. However very little to aim at. The playfield is souless. Actually was very disappointed in the pro version.
Rating #126 of 35 15 days ago
Played it at a meet. Rules look interesting but didn't have time to gel with it. Playfield was very dark I thought.
Rating #126 of 35 15 days ago
Played at a Meet. Two were connected up and we were playing each other for number of baskets. Nice fun game.
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