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Old 12-13-10, 09:58 AM
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Re: The Ultimate Pinball Thread

Originally Posted by superfro
I honestly could care less about others scores at this point. I'm constantly just trying to do better than my performances, which are nowhere near the tops. I had previously assumed L&O had Aspergers, but his Leaderboard scores prove it. I have no choice but to assume that's the case with brianluvdvd as well.
I think I'll go with this as my way would require me to more than quadruple my current high score.
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Re: The Ultimate Pinball Thread

Originally Posted by superfro
I honestly could care less about others scores at this point. I'm constantly just trying to do better than my performances, which are nowhere near the tops. I had previously assumed L&O had Aspergers, but his Leaderboard scores prove it. I have no choice but to assume that's the case with brianluvdvd as well.
It's more about the fun of beating L&O's scores than anything else. And the fact that he is really good and has high scores make it all the better when you finally beat him. So I just kinda complemented L&O without really meaning to. Crap.
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Re: The Ultimate Pinball Thread

Originally Posted by brianluvdvd
So you are saying that you fuckers are the ones that are bringing me down?
No. Even my puny little Superscore contributes a little bit towards your total Wizard score. Not nearly as much as the other way around though, I'm afraid.

Originally Posted by orangecrush
I think you have to get 1 million wizard score to get an avatar wizard outfit.
It's 100,000 actually.
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Re: The Ultimate Pinball Thread

Originally Posted by brianluvdvd
It's more about the fun of beating L&O's scores than anything else. And the fact that he is really good and has high scores make it all the better when you finally beat him. So I just kinda complemented L&O without really meaning to. Crap.
I just don't know how you guys play a single game as long as you do. I played a single game on Spider-Man last night for 20 minutes or so but was still only up to about 80 million points. I need to double that to even get close to your guys' scores. I don't see that happening anytime soon.
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Re: The Ultimate Pinball Thread

Originally Posted by superfro
I just don't know how you guys play a single game as long as you do. I played a single game on Spider-Man last night for 20 minutes or so but was still only up to about 80 million points. I need to double that to even get close to your guys' scores. I don't see that happening anytime soon.
That's just it though. I got my score on Spider-man in 20 or so minutes. It's all about the ramps, combos, multi-ball and finishing the little game/story modes. If you do those you get big points quite quickly.

Another tip, sometimes you just aren't feeling it for a table and you have to move to a different one. Or it can take several restarts. I look at my current high score and if I don't get 10% of it on my first ball, and double that on my second ball, I restart the game until I do that. Usually I go thru several games before I hit the sweet spot game and rack up the points. I almost gave up on the R&B game last night because of so many restarts and I was sucking wind so much. But then I got the ramps down pat and ended up getting multi-balls probably 5 separate times on my first ball. Everything then fell into place and the points came fast and furious.
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Re: The Ultimate Pinball Thread

Originally Posted by brianluvdvd
That's just it though. I got my score on Spider-man in 20 or so minutes. It's all about the ramps, combos, and finishing the little game/story modes. If you do those you get big points quite quickly.
I'd love to see a 170 million point game in 20 minutes to find out what I'm doing wrong. As far as I was concerned the stuff you listed is what I've been doing.
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Re: The Ultimate Pinball Thread

Maybe I'm just losing track of time but I could swear my restarts take far more time than my big games. I would try to time a big game but I restart way too much.
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Re: The Ultimate Pinball Thread

Originally Posted by superfro
I honestly could care less about others scores at this point. I'm constantly just trying to do better than my performances, which are nowhere near the tops. I had previously assumed L&O had Aspergers, but his Leaderboard scores prove it. I have no choice but to assume that's the case with brianluvdvd as well.
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Re: The Ultimate Pinball Thread

Originally Posted by Decker
It's 100,000 actually.
I don't see either happening for me, so it may as well be 1 million
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Re: The Ultimate Pinball Thread

Originally Posted by superfro
I'd love to see a 170 million point game in 20 minutes to find out what I'm doing wrong. As far as I was concerned the stuff you listed is what I've been doing.
Well, on spidey it's VERY easy to get into a mode where each ramp comes in starting at 200k, plus 200k per after that. So hit 10 shots and you're up to 2M per ramp, plus all the ones you got up to that point. Get in a nice rhythm (and add in the Goblin Multiball and you're well on your way.

I think I've figured out Wolverine now too - just have issues hitting the saucers on demand which would help a lot. But the ramps can be used for fastball and rage modes, as well as a 2 ball multibal action. The Hand section is a quick way to nail down a few million points in a VERY short time, as is the double claw combo.

Still working on cracking Blade though...
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Re: The Ultimate Pinball Thread

Are the ramps a lot harder to hit when in a mission, or does it just seem that way to me?
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Re: The Ultimate Pinball Thread

Originally Posted by Liver&Onions
Well, on spidey it's VERY easy to get into a mode where each ramp comes in starting at 200k, plus 200k per after that. So hit 10 shots and you're up to 2M per ramp, plus all the ones you got up to that point. Get in a nice rhythm (and add in the Goblin Multiball and you're well on your way.
Which I do. You can only do that mode (the second of the Webslinger modes) once per ball though right? (I know you can activate it via other random methods as well, so maybe that's a factor.) So once you do it one time you're just spinning your wheels till the next ball. (Assuming you got the 3rd Webslinger level with the Extra Ball and the process resets.) It just seems from my experiences that there's no way to even get close to 150K+ in 20 minutes.

Of course maybe those are just phenomenal atypical runs too. Do you guys get up to that level often?

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Re: The Ultimate Pinball Thread

Originally Posted by superfro
Which I do. You can only do that mode (the second of the Webslinger modes) once per ball though right? (I know you can activate it via other random methods as well, so maybe that's a factor.) So once you do it one time you're just spinning your wheels till the next ball. (Assuming you got the 3rd Webslinger level with the Extra Ball and the process resets.) It just seems from my experiences that there's no way to even get close to 150K+ in 20 minutes.

Of course maybe those are just phenomenal atypical runs too. Do you guys get up to that level often?
Other modes get points too though, the MJ house jump is easy, the Doc Ock is good for 500k per shot, the goblin, mysterio's stupid swap mode...the kicker is combining multiple modes at once and having multiball a lot.

As that other jerkface said, games when you're at our level of play are either good, or restarted quickly. I do get over 100M quite frequently on Spiderman, but then it becomes a mind game and I fuck up even the easiest shot.
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Re: The Ultimate Pinball Thread

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games when you're at our level of play
And with that, I no longer even care to have this conversation any further.
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Re: The Ultimate Pinball Thread

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And with that, I no longer even care to have this conversation any further.
I did that for your benefit.
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I did that for your benefit.
I was trying to figure out how to combine your name with at least 2 other folks that came to mind instantly talking that bullshit, but I didn't want to make anybody cry. Other than me obviously.
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Re: The Ultimate Pinball Thread

Brianluverandonions?
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FYI..listening to you talk about your prowess all sounds like this to me.

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ok well screw you for trying to help.

You: Wah wah score. wah wah low score. wah wah Assburgers.
Me: Oh, well here's how I managed that score. Hope it helps! <blah blah>
You: Wah Wah, that's what I do. Wah Wah. Poor Me.
Me: Suck it.
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ok well screw you for trying to help.

You: Wah wah score. wah wah low score. wah wah Assburgers.
Me: Oh, well here's how I managed that score. Hope it helps! <blah blah>
You: Wah Wah, that's what I do. Wah Wah. Poor Me.
Me: Suck it.
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Re: The Ultimate Pinball Thread

87+ mill on Wolverine
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On Blade the ball will sometimes go down some weird passage on the left. What is that passage and what are you supposed to do? It looks like there are kickers you can trigger to bump the ball out to a rail.
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On Blade the ball will sometimes go down some weird passage on the left. What is that passage and what are you supposed to do? It looks like there are kickers you can trigger to bump the ball out to a rail.
if it zooms in on it, use the flippers to punch the ball through where the light is blinking.
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Re: The Ultimate Pinball Thread

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87+ mill on Wolverine
Nice! Suck it Spiderbite!
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Nice! Suck it Spiderbite!
Not even sure what i did. I was like in a trance on the one ball and everywhere i wanted it to go it went. Don't think i could do it again if i tried

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