Did you know that Bob Matthews made a comprehensive guide for playing in those “classics” tournaments? This is one of the most valuable compendiums we have ever seen in pinball history when it comes to game rules, details, and tips!! Check it out and cherish it. If Bob’s guide helps you in any way, he is asking for donations to Project Pinball. Happy Flipping!
Intro excerpt from Bob:
This guide covers 365 pinball machines made from the late 1960’s through 1985, both Electro-Mechanical and Solid State. (I treat the release of High Speed in early 1986 as the beginning of the post-Classics era.) The guide begins with general information about these games and some terminology, then moves on to skills, techniques and strategy. The main section has game-specific details and advice.
While the guide is essentially complete at this time (July 2020), I will be making improvements to it as time permits. I’m also going to start adding a “shots to master” item for many games where there are just a few shots that are key to success on them.
The guide is presented free to anyone; if you like it, you can send a donation to Project Pinball (https://projectpinball.org/) and mention me (Bob Matthews).
You can reach me at [email protected]