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Fruit Machines

Post by sirclive1 » Wed Jul 16, 2008 12:12 pm

Im looking to buy a couple to play at home , probably get them off ebay , anyone here have any views or ideas of which to buy , does anyone on here have any at home they play and dont get bored of ?
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Post by Sega2006 » Wed Jul 16, 2008 1:15 pm

Its a shame you didnt ask a few months ago as there was a stall on the indoor market that had one, but it has since closed
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Post by sscott » Wed Jul 16, 2008 2:05 pm

Can I ask why? Not like you will win anything! :)
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Post by oldtimer » Wed Jul 16, 2008 2:25 pm

Ever thought of getting a Pachinko machine.??
Much more colourful and a bit more skill involved.
Ive had my one quite a while and its great.....
Very noisy though.
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Post by paranoid marvin » Wed Jul 16, 2008 3:52 pm

Personally I'd say get a pinball or mam machine , but hey

I used to have a fruit machine - problem is that all the old classics take old coinage - which is a bit of a problem. I remember someone have a Space invaders game in which you won cash - how cool is that?

2 machines with plenty of mileage are Roller Coaster and the Great Escape - but the best of all time is the Indy machine ; lots to do , great samples and good jackpot repeater
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Post by pantal00ns » Wed Jul 16, 2008 4:21 pm

Similar to Paranoids suggestion 'The Italian Job' is quite a laugh. Avoid any global gaming machines censored playability. Cops and robbers has been a favourite of mine before as well, especially a club version.

I would go for a Club machine for more virtual reward if you get my drift.

Pachislo machines are good fun apparently, a friend at work has one and speaks pretty highly of them.

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Post by The Master » Wed Jul 16, 2008 4:29 pm

I want one of those old ones with the actual handle you pull down that run on pennies.
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Post by sirclive1 » Wed Jul 16, 2008 4:38 pm

sscott wrote:Can I ask why? Not like you will win anything! :)
Just for a bit of fun , use it as a giant piggy bank , i also want one of those types that have lots of mini games on such as an Andy Capp one i had a go on a while back.

Pantaloons - by Global Gaming do you mean a brand type ?

Thanks for the suggestions of Roller coaster / Indy / italian job and great escape , gonna hit ebay later and have a look .
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Post by pantal00ns » Wed Jul 16, 2008 5:15 pm

sirclive1 wrote: Pantaloons - by Global Gaming do you mean a brand type ?
Yep brand, I think its actually just Global, have not liked any pub ones they have produced have too punt in way to much for anything to happen. But if you own it may not be a problem. :wink:

I know most of the ones Paranoid has suggested they are all good->excellent in the playability stakes. Homers Meltdown being a personal favourite :D

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Post by paranoid marvin » Wed Jul 16, 2008 5:17 pm

pantal00ns wrote:
sirclive1 wrote: Pantaloons - by Global Gaming do you mean a brand type ?
Yep brand, I think its actually just Global, have not liked any pub ones they have produced have too punt in way to much for anything to happen. But if you own it may not be a problem. :wink:

I know most of the ones Paranoid has suggested they are all good->excellent in the playability stakes. Homers Meltdown being a personal favourite :D
Addams Family is one of my favourites , probably due to getting the top feature on Mega 'By jove , that's a good one !' and winning £125!
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Post by retrogarden » Wed Jul 16, 2008 5:31 pm

Interesting to hear the bashing of Global. I can't think of any of their machines (except for How Big's Your Rock?), and I quite liked that one.

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Post by sirclive1 » Wed Jul 16, 2008 5:42 pm

thanks for the suggestions and the ebay links , i spotted one whilst scanning one of the links -

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/35-JACKPOT-2006-G ... m153.l1262

quite fancy this one , looks like a decent machine ?

that addams family and lotr machines look good as well , but a long way from me to go and collect.
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Post by paranoid marvin » Wed Jul 16, 2008 5:45 pm

sirclive1 wrote:thanks for the suggestions and the ebay links , i spotted one whilst scanning one of the links -

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/35-JACKPOT-2006-G ... m153.l1262

quite fancy this one , looks like a decent machine ?

that addams family and lotr machines look good as well , but a long way from me to go and collect.
Didnt notice that one - yeah , it is a good machine , and quite new too
Tbh if I had one in my home it would have to be a themed one with lots of samples etc - this one doesn't , but it DOES play a good game , and plenty of features. If it was me though , I'd wait for an Indy machine
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Post by mohicankid » Thu Jul 17, 2008 3:39 am

ive got BATTLE AXE....well technicaly its my flatmates....but i bought it him for his birthday!

its a fun game and still gets played a fair bit despite him having it over a year....origianaly got as a money box idea....but you have to fill the coughers in order for it to pay out!! and in a £35 pound pay-out machine you will need £200-£250 to fill it!!! so it generaly gets played on test mode with the door open!

if you need any thing for it like changable percentage keys, modern/different coin mech,replacement buttons,bulbs,etc...let me know as i know someone who gets them for me at cost...so you will just have to sort me out cost price and postage! stuff like that is realy cheap too! :D


i'm after one of the expensive £500 jackpot machines now!!! :D :D :D
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