Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Knackers Rating - Addams Family Pinball

After a previous post about games I got to wondering about my favourite arcade games ever.

Released in 1992 this pinball was the best seller ever and with good reason.



This pinball had it all, great variety in shots, an awesome multi-ball, clear instructions on what to do next to maximise scores, automated flippers and most importantly humour.

I spent hours playing this game and if one still survives in a pub I go to I have to play it. Last time I played one was in the Rob Roy (when it was called that) years ago. While at Uni I put a large amount of Austudy into the machines in the Carlton area.

So my Knackers rating:

no knackers - shockingly bad
one knacker - as bad as hitler because he only had on ball
two knackers - normal and average
three knackers - above and beyond the normal
four knackers - incredible
five knackers - as rare as five testicles

4.96 out of 5.00. It would get 5 out of 5 if I had a machine of my own. But at around $7,000 they do not come cheap.

My pinball top 5 would be:

1. Addams Family
2. Terminator 2
3. Getaway
4. Hook
5. Rocky and Bullwinkle

notable mention to Lethal Weapon 3.

36 comments:

Margarita Milonguita said...

You forgot the Kiss and Playboy machines.. they were pretty fine too.
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Frisky Librarian said...

I can honestly say I've never played a pinball game in my life. But if I were going to start now, I now know which ones to look for.

dam buster said...

MM - Kiss and Playboy are good games. Also Fishtales has to get a mention along with Twilight Zone but My top 5 is based on the games I liked to play a lot.

FL - Well I can teach you one day if you like?

Margarita Milonguita said...

I heart pinball machines. Can't get my head around video games.

dam buster said...

pinballs are easier to get started with. Videogames require a 14yr old and a large bottle of cola to get through.

Jayne said...

Lordy, I haven't played a pinnie machine since.....can't remember when!
They were the best, usually in the fish and greasies shop, waiting for the order to be cooked and the change (and whatever other 10/20 cent pieces Mum had spare) would go on the pinnies.
At least the pinnies were more entertaining than the pokies!

dam buster said...

Jayne - At least with pinballs there is an element of skill and not pure luck.

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