So what are the best two pinball fx/fx2 tables?

#1 Posted by MrOldboy (870 posts) -

I need 400 pts for the 800 pt rebate offer microsoft is doing in october. Finally decided to get 2 tables in pinball fx 2. Tried the trials a bit. I honestly cannot tell the quality of a pinball table, let alone a virtual one. If you wanted to get 2 tables, which two wold you get?

#2 Posted by SpaceInsomniac (3905 posts) -

I'm pretty sure that the classic and core tables have to be purchased in a group, so that only leaves the DLC tables.
 
Excalibur, Earth Defense, Nightmare Mansion, Rocky and Bullwinkle, and Street Fighter II.  
 
The only one of those that I don't own is Nightmare Mansion, so I'm not sure about that one.  Earth Defense is kind of hard, so I personally would say Excalibur and Rocky and Bullwinkle, but you might want to substitute Street Fighter II for Rocky and Bullwinkle, if you're a big Street Fighter fan or don't like Rocky and Bullwinkle.
 
Make sure to run the trials of everything to see what you like more.

#3 Posted by SpaceInsomniac (3905 posts) -
@MrOldboy: 
 
Better yet, here are reviews / videos for most of the tables:
 
Rocky and Bullwinkle (just video) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KFYHje8WYI8    
Earth Defense - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9GKlcJkiIA 
Excalibur - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dN7UE6Ptd94  
Street Fighter II - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fIRLz8PiJI
#4 Posted by Diamond (8634 posts) -

The Rocky and Bullwinkle table kind of annoys me.  Earth Defense is the only one I don't have.  I have Nightmare Mansion, and it's pretty good.  I'd probably recommend SF2 and Excalibur.  But if you can afford either of the combo packs (for the Pinball FX1 tables or the FX2 tables), that would be better.

#5 Posted by zegolf (224 posts) -
@Diamond said:
" The Rocky and Bullwinkle table kind of annoys me.  Earth Defense is the only one I don't have.  I have Nightmare Mansion, and it's pretty good.  I'd probably recommend SF2 and Excalibur.  But if you can afford either of the combo packs (for the Pinball FX1 tables or the FX2 tables), that would be better. "
What about the R&B table annoys you?  That's the only one I've bought so far and I'm enjoying it.
#6 Posted by quinistheman (150 posts) -
@zegolf:  For me it's that the center of the table is blocked by that half circle of box tops. Hate those things.
Doesn't Buccaneer come with the free download?

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